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April 2018

Apr 15

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 15

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 16

Hora de Cuentos/Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Janine (Ages 0-6 yrs)

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the publich.  Spanish/English storytime.  For info, call 417-237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Apr 16

Four States Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public. For info, contact KevinWoods@mercy.net.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Apr 16

Diabetes Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30pm and ends at 5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-5700.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Apr 16

Community Education: Zumba with Beth McCully

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Open to the public.  First class FREE.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 17

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Apr 17

Marketing/Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • This committee plans the annual Business Expo & Home Show, Bowling Night, Trivia Night, Citywide Sidewalk Sale, Small Business Saturday, and various seminars and retail events throughout the year.  For info, call Neely at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Apr 17

Sleep Apnea Support Group

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-7400.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Apr 17

Community Education: Yoga with Cassie

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 17

Community Education: Carlette’s Crafts

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Registration fee varies.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 17

Community Education: Beginners Line Dancing

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 8pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $10.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 18

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Apr 18

Vision Carthage Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 8:30am
  • For more info. contact Mark Elliff at 358-2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

This event is open to the public.


Apr 18

Carthage Literacy Council Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting Invitation

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 9:30am
  • Join us to celebrate the 5th Little Free Library with the Carthage Literacy Council at a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18. The ribbon cutting will be at the Carthage Early Childhood Education Center, 625 E. Fairview. RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Family Literacy Council

This event is open to the public.


Apr 18

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Apr 18

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30pm and ends at 5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1937

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center

This event is open to the public.


Apr 18

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 8:30am
  • For info, contact the Chamber at 358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-4546.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Community Education: Basic Excel 1 & 2

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 6pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $20 per session.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Bariatric Weight-loss Support Group

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-1266.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Community Education: Zumba with Beth McCully

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Open to the public.  First class FREE.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Community Education: Basic Yoga

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7:15pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Residential Wind Workshop (2 days)

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8:30pm
  • Cost $40.  For info, call 417-455-5422.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 19

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 20

Window Restoration Workshop (3 days)

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 5pm
  • Cost $100 per person.  Class size is limited.  For info, call 573-353-6858.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Historic Preservation - Historic Phelps House

This event is open to the public.


Apr 20

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 20

Community Education: Lil’ Artists

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 5pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Window Restoration Workshop (3 days)

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 5pm
  • Cost $100 per person.  Class size is limited.  For info, call 573-353-6858.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Historic Preservation - Historic Phelps House

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Community Education: Concealed and Carry

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 5pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $80.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Walk for Autism Awareness

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 10am
  • To benefit Leffen Center for Austism.  For info, call 417-347-7850.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $30, includes materials.  For info, call 358-2707.

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Garden Party

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1776.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Historic Preservation - Historic Phelps House

This event is open to the public.


Apr 21

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 22

Window Restoration Workshop (3 days)

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 5pm
  • Cost $100 per person.  Class size is limited.  For info, call 573-353-6858.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Historic Preservation - Historic Phelps House

This event is open to the public.


Apr 22

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 22

Sustainable Living Home Visit

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 4pm
  • Cost $25.  For info, call 417-455-5422.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 22

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 23

Hora de Cuentos/Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Janine (Ages 0-6 yrs)

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the publich.  Spanish/English storytime.  For info, call 417-237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Apr 23

Community Education: Zumba with Beth McCully

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Open to the public.  First class FREE.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Leads Group Two

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 10am
  • For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Apr 24

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Powers Museum Ribbon Cutting Invitation

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Join us to celebrate the opening of the Powers Museum’s exhibit “Over Here Over There: WW1 In Carthage and Jasper County” with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 1617 W. Oak St. RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Teens and Tweens Night (Ages 12-18)

  • Begins at 4:30pm and ends at 5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Community Education: Yoga with Cassie

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Community Education: Carlette’s Crafts

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Registration fee varies.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Apr 24

Community Education: Beginners Line Dancing

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 8pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $10.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 25

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Apr 25

Cancer Survivor Support Group - Women’s Group

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-2706.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Apr 25

The Plaza Community Center Ribbon Cutting Invitation

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 1pm
  • The Plaza Community Center Ribbon Cutting Invitation
    Wednesday, April 25
    12:30 p.m. ▪ 137 Grant
    Join us to celebrate the opening of The Plaza Community Center with the Workforce Investment Board  of Southwest Missouri with a ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 137 Grant St. RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Workforce Innovation Board/Missouri Job Center

This event is open to the public.


Apr 25

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Apr 25

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 26

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Apr 26

Community Education: Zumba with Beth McCully

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Open to the public.  First class FREE.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 26

Community Education: Basic Yoga

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7:15pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 26

Stray-ghetti Dinner Event

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Tickets $15 at the door.  Spaghetti & meatballs, italian salad, and breadstick.  Take outs avaiable while supplies last.  Fashion show, silent auction, adoptable pets.  For info, call 417-358-6402.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Humane Society

This event is open to the public.


Apr 26

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 27

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 27

Community Education: Kids Dance (Ages 6-12)

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25/month.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 27

Community Education: Dance for Tots (Ages 4-5)

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 6pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25/month.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 27

Community Education: Relax and Paint

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

Free Kiddie Kones for kids & $3 Happy Meals

  • Begins at 12am and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

“The Princess Plays”

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 12pm
  • Tickets $5 adults, $3 children.  For info, call 417-455-5458.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $30, includes materials.  For info, call 358-2707.

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

“The Princess Plays”

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 4pm
  • Tickets $5 adults, $3 children.  For info, call 417-455-5458.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 28

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 29

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


Apr 29

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Apr 30

Community Education: All Season Wreaths

  • Begins at 12am and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $25.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Apr 30

Community Education: Zumba with Beth McCully

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Open to the public.  First class FREE.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Generational Marketing Lunch & Learn with MSSU Small Business & Technology Development Center

  • Begins at 11:45am and ends at 1pm
  • Lunch will be $12 for Chamber members, $15 for non-Chamber members

    Participants will learn how to identify their firms’ target market and check to see if their marketing efforts are reaching and making an impact on those consumers. Characteristics of the living generations (i.e., the millennials, the baby boomers, etc.) in the U.S. will be described, and how companies can have marketing efforts that are targeted at different generations. This session will assist business owners or those in the business development planning stage in learning how to market more effectively to target consumers and build overall profitability.

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Community Education: Yoga with Cassie

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $5 per class.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Community Education: Carlette’s Crafts

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Open to the public.  Registration fee varies.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Autism Support Group

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, 417-347-7850.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Community Education: Beginners Line Dancing

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 8pm
  • Open to the public.  Cost $10.  For info, call 417-455-5716.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


May 2

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 2

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


May 2

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


May 3

Meditation in Motion Tai Chi

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


May 3

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


May 4

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 12:30pm
  • Held during the state legislative session.  For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


May 4

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


May 5

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 12am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 5

Walk with a Doc

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 9:30am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-2264.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


May 5

Josie Mai “Eat Art” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Schmidt Associates, PC

This event is open to the public.


May 5

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $30, includes materials.  For info, call 358-2707.

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


May 5

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.