The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Lifestyles

April 3, 2014

Parents' planner (April 3-9)

JOPLIN, Mo. — ARTISTIC

JOPLIN: Anime class, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. Students 12 to 18 years old will learn techniques. Cost: $25. Details: 417-623-0183.

JOPLIN: Creation Station, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. The after-school program offers experimentation with different media. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.

JOPLIN: Preschooler and Pal art class, 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Spiva Center for the  Arts, 222 W. Third. Participants will explore artistic techniques. An adult must remain  with the student. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.

EVENTS

JOPLIN: Moms discussion group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Royal Heights United Methodist Church, 1612 Euclid. Child care is provided. Details: 417-624-3366.

JOPLIN: Butterfly garden planting day, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Cunningham Park, 26th and Maiden Lane. Volunteers are to provide planting tools and other gear for gardening. Details: 417-624-6937.

ROCKY COMFORT: Rocky Comfort Boosters Club school carnival, 4 p.m. Friday, Rocky Comfort School. Activities and booths include a country store, silent and live auctions, games and contests. Details: 417-628-3781.

FUNDRAISERS

JOPLIN: Spaghetti red fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. today, Joplin Association for the Blind, Fourth and Schifferdecker. Adults, $7 each, children, $3. Carryout available. Details: 417-623-5721.

HOBBIES

NEOSHO: Chess club, 3 p.m. Friday, Neosho/Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.

WEBB CITY: Sky Kings R/C Club fun fly, swap meet, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, E Street a mile north of new roundabout. Details: 417-673-3414.

MUSIC

CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School. The band is open to area musicians. Details: 417-649-6159.

JOPLIN: Trio Voronezh, 7 p.m. today, Thomas Jefferson Concert Hall, 3401 E. Newman. Advance reserved tickets are required. Tickets: $15; $12 for school parents; $10 for students and seniors; $8 for school students. Details: 417-781-5124.

JOPLIN: "Gershwin Tonight," 7:30 p.m. Friday, Taylor Performing Arts Center, Missouri Southern State University. The Southern Symphony Orchestra will perform with guest artist Roger Wright. Details: 417-625-9635.

WEBB CITY: Brown Moss concert, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Minerva Candy Co., 12 S. Main. Details: 417-717-0042.

READING

CARTHAGE: Story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison. Details: 417-237-7040.

JOPLIN: Tales for 2s and 3s, 9:30 a.m. today and Wednesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Children 2 and 3 years old are invited for stories, songs, finger play, rhymes and more. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Fun for 4s and 5s, 10:30 a.m. today and Wednesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Children 4 and 5 years old are invited for stories, songs, finger play, rhymes and more. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Explore and Play, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. The program teaches early literacy skills to toddlers and preschoolers. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Movers and Shakers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Children 1 to 3 years old are invited for singing, dancing and playing. Details: 417-623-2184.

NEOSHO: Story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Neosho/Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.

SENECA: Story time, 10:30 a.m. today, Seneca Branch Library, 1216 Cherokee St. Details: 417-776-2705.

THEATER

CARTHAGE: "The Wizard of Oz," 7 p.m. today and Friday, Carthage Junior High School. The play is performed by students at the junior high under the direction of Caraline Cunningham. Admission: $5.

GALENA, KAN.: "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," 7 p.m. today through Saturday, Galena Performing Arts Center, 704 E. Seventh. Tickets: $15; $11.50 in advance. Details: 417-439-3091.

JOPLIN: "Redeeming Love," 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Irving Elementary, 2901 S. McClelland. The play is presented by Stained Glass Theatre. Tickets: $8; $5 for children. Details: 417-626-1293.

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