JOPLIN, Mo. —
JOPLIN: Smithsonian Club, 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Spiva Center for the Arts. Participants 8 to 12 years old will study the famous museum. Cost: $10. Details: 417-623-0183.
JOPLIN: Anime with Amber, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. Participants will observe and practice techniques. Cost: $25. Details: 417-623-0183.
JOPLIN: Creation Station, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. Students will experiment with different mediums in the after-school program. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.
ALBA: Family movie and dinner night, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Alba Friends Church, 110 Berry. Hot dog dinner and snacks served. ÒHome RunÓ will be shown. Participants need to bring lawn chairs. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
NEOSHO: Patriot Day parade, 10 a.m. Saturday, starting at College and Brook streets. The route extends from College and Spring streets, along Wood, Main and Washington streets. The event honors veterans and emergency services departments. Details: 417-451-8050.
JOPLIN: Spaghetti red feed, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Silver Creek Assisted Living, 3325 Texas. Cost: $5 for adults, $2 for children. Event includes live music and a general store. Proceeds benefit the AlzheimerÕs Association. Details: 626-8100.
NEOSHO: Rotary Club chili supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Neosho High School. The meal is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club. Cost: $5. Details: 417-592-3388.
NEOSHO: Chess club, 3 p.m. Friday, Neosho/Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.
CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School. The band is open to all area musicians. Details: 417-649-6159.
DIAMOND: Prairie Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Carver National Monument. Event includes crafts, gardening, live music and more. Blackberry Winter Band, featured on the ÒWinterÕs BoneÓ soundtrack, will perform. Details: 417-325-4151.
JOPLIN: Dogwood Trailblazers Walking Club, 5:30 p.m. today, St. PaulÕs United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th St. Details: 417-291-4432.
JOPLIN: Duck Talk, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Participants 3 to 6 years old will learn about duck families. Cost: $10; $5 for members. Details: 417-782-6287.
JOPLIN: Beginning nature photography, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Participants will learn how to use their camera for outdoor scenes. The class includes a hike. Cost: $12; $6 for members. A separate session for children 5 to 9 years old will be held. Details: 417-782-6287.
WEBB CITY: Farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, King Jack Park. Details: 417-483-8139.
CARTHAGE: Story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison. Details: 417-237-7040.
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.
JOPLIN, Mo. —
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