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February 2016

Feb 7

“Last of the Red Hot Lovers” Comedy

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3:30pm
  • Admission: adults $26, seniors $23, ages 13-18 $21, under age 5 free.  Rated PG.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater of Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Business Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 2pm
  • For info, call 358-2373.

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


Feb 8

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Monday Member Meet-up

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Please join the Chamber to welcome new members and new employees with existing members.  Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win our quarterly prize worth $100!

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


Feb 8

Leads Group One

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • For info, call 417-358-2373

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


Feb 8

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-8760.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Bariatric Support Group

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-2915.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Yoga by Candlelight

  • Begins at 8pm and ends at 10pm
  • $10 Suggested Donation.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Mardi Gras Lunch & Dinner

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 1pm
  • Lunch $8, dinner #10.  Dine-in or take-out.  Live music at dinner.  For info, call 417-358-4631.

  • Event is sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Mardi Gras Lunch & Dinner

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 7pm
  • Lunch $8, dinner #10.  Dine-in or take-out.  Live music at dinner.  For info, call 417-358-4631.

  • Event is sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Alzheimer’s Support Group

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 347-5876.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 7:30pm and ends at 8pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 10

Preschool Nature Connections “Bears, Bears, Bears!”

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 2pm
  • Cost $5 per child.  Ages 3-6.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Feb 10

Cancer Support Group

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 347-4029.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Feb 11

Fiber Nights

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

Eggs & Issues Legislative Forum Series

  • Begins at 10:30am and ends at 12pm
  • Meet your state legislators, hear reports of what is happening in Jefferson City, and take advantage of another great networking opportunity. The forum gives you an opportunity to learn more about the 2016 legislative activities and interact with your legislators.  

    Upcoming sessions:

    March 18 - Webb City

    April 22 - Joplin

    May 20 - Neosho

    $10 at the door, includes brunch.  For info, call 417-358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Community Support Services of MO

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

“How to Say It to Senior Adults!” Lunch-n-Learn

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-3355.

  • Event is sponsored by Oak Pointe of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition Opening Reception

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Opening reception featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

“Last of the Red Hot Lovers” Comedy

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Admission: adults $26, seniors $23, ages 13-18 $21, under age 5 free.  Rated PG.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater of Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Preschool Nature Connections “Bears, Bears, Bears!”

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Cost $5 per child.  Ages 3-6.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Discover Winter Birds and The Great Backyard Bird Count

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 12pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Ages 8+.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12pm 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.


Feb 13

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

“Last of the Red Hot Lovers” Comedy

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Admission: adults $26, seniors $23, ages 13-18 $21, under age 5 free.  Rated PG.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater of Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Feb 14

“Last of the Red Hot Lovers” Comedy

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3:30pm
  • Admission: adults $26, seniors $23, ages 13-18 $21, under age 5 free.  Rated PG.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater of Southwest Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Feb 14

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 15

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 15

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.


Feb 15

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-8760.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Feb 15

Diabetes Support Group

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

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Feb 16

Marketing Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • This committee plans the annual Trivia Night, Citywide Sidewalk Sale, Christmas Open House, and various seminars and retail events throughout the year. For info, call 358-2373.

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


Feb 16

Sleep Apnea Support Group

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

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Feb 18

2016 State of Missouri Business Conference

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 1pm
  • Presented by Missouri Chamber of Commerce & Industry.  Cost $140 members, $180 non-members.  For info, call 573-634-3511.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 18

“Fall in Love with Life Again!” Lunch-n-Learn for Seniors

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-3355.

  • Event is sponsored by Oak Pointe of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 18

Fiber Nights

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


Feb 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.


Feb 19

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 19

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Cost $29.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 20

Yoga in Nature

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 10am
  • Cost $3 members, $6 non-members.  All ages welcome.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Feb 20

The Mystery of Honey Bees

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Cost $4 members, $8 non-members.  Ages 8+.  .  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Feb 20

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12pm 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.


Feb 20

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 21

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 22

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 22

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-8760.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Feb 23

Master Gardener Training

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $150.  Advanced registration required.  For info, call 417-358-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council

This event is open to the public.


Feb 23

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 7:30pm and ends at 8pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 24

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.


Feb 24

Diabetes Support Group

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-1350.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 25

Early Detection Screenings

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 4pm
  • Early detection screenings include abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease, and stroke/carotid artery screenings, as well as osteoporosis risk assesment.  Fee varies, appointment requested. For info, call 347-6555.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Feb 25

Master Gardener Training

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $150.  Advanced registration required.  For info, call 417-358-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council

This event is open to the public.


Feb 25

Business After Hours

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • For info, call 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

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


Feb 25

Fiber Nights

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


Feb 25

Spiritual Cleansing with Jeannette Connell

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 8:30pm
  • For information, call 417-359-8010.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Prayer Global Ministries

This event is open to the public.


Feb 26

Spiritual Cleansing with Jeannette Connell

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 12pm
  • For information, call 417-359-8010.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Prayer Global Ministries

This event is open to the public.


Feb 26

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 26

Spiritual Cleansing with Jeannette Connell

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 8:30pm
  • For information, call 417-359-8010.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Prayer Global Ministries

This event is open to the public.


Feb 27

“Soundfest & the Arts” Show Choir Competition & Craft Show

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 6pm
  • For info, call 417-359-7020.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage R-9 School District

This event is open to the public.


Feb 27

Spiritual Cleansing with Jeannette Connell

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 12am
  • For information, call 417-359-8010.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Prayer Global Ministries

This event is open to the public.


Feb 27

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12pm 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.


Feb 27

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 28

“Sparkle and SHINE” Mixed Media Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Featuring Joplin Regional Artists.  2D & 3D mixed media art on exhibit and available for purchase.  Opening reception 2/12 6-8 p.m.  Additional gallery hours by appointment.  Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Custom Framing & Art Gallery.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 29

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 29

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-8760.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Mar 1

Master Gardener Training

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $150.  Advanced registration required.  For info, call 417-358-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council

This event is open to the public.


Mar 1

Autism Support Group

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

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Mar 3

Master Gardener Training

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $150.  Advanced registration required.  For info, call 417-358-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council

This event is open to the public.


Mar 3

Maple Leaf 2016 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning the 50th Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2016.  For info, call 358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Mar 3

Fiber Nights

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


Mar 4

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 1pm
  • For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

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


Mar 5

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12pm 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.