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May 2018

May 20

“Things My Mother Taught Me” Comedy

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Adults $26, seniors $23, teens $21, children $12, 5 & under free.  For info, call 417-358-9665.

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

This event is open to the public.


May 20

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.


May 20

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.


May 21

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.


May 21

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.


May 22

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!


May 22

Eggs & Issues Legislative Forum Series Continues

  • Begins at 10:15am and ends at 12pm
  • Open to the public.  $10 includes brunch.  For info, contact Ashley at 417-451-1925 or ashley@neoshocc.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Neosho Chamber of Commerce

This event is open to the public.


May 22

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 22

Carthage Emerging Leaders (CEL) Crime Lab Tour

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Join us for a tour of the Missouri Highway Patrol crime lab on Tuesday, May 22.  Tours will be held at 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. with a limit of 8 attendees per tour. 

    Please indicate your preferred tour time when you RSVP.  Spots will be first-come, first-reserved.

    Carpooling to the facility is recommended, due to limited parking .  Cameras are not permitted. 
    All attendees MUST bring photo ID.

    All Chamber members 21-40 are invited, although limited to 16 total attendees. 
    RSVP required by Friday, May 18 in order to participate. 
    Contact Mary Jo at 3582373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

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


May 22

Carthage Emerging Leaders (CEL) Crime Lab Tour

  • Begins at 2:30pm and ends at 3pm
  • Join us for a tour of the Missouri Highway Patrol crime lab on Tuesday, May 22.  Tours will be held at 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. with a limit of 8 attendees per tour. 

    Please indicate your preferred tour time when you RSVP.  Spots will be first-come, first-reserved.

    Carpooling to the facility is recommended, due to limited parking .  Cameras are not permitted. 
    All attendees MUST bring photo ID.

    All Chamber members 21-40 are invited, although limited to 16 total attendees. 
    RSVP required by Friday, May 18 in order to participate. 
    Contact Mary Jo at 3582373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

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


May 22

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.


May 23

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 23

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.


May 23

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 23

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 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.


May 24

Cyber Awareness 360 Workshop

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 2pm
  • Open to the public, $15/participant includes lunch.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 24

Days Inn Ribbon Cutting Invitation

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 1:30pm
  • Days Inn Ribbon Cutting Invitation
    Wednesday, May 9
    1 p.m. ▪ 1441 W. Central
    Join us to celebrate the rebranded and remodeled Days Inn with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 1441 W. Central. RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Days Inn

This event is open to the public.


May 24

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 25

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.


May 25

Carthage Art Walk

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Free and open to the public.

    For info, contact Wendi at 417-359-8181 or wdouglas@ecarthage.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau

This event is open to the public.


May 26

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 26

Native Plant Sale

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 3pm
  • Open to the public.  For info call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


May 26

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 26

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.


May 27

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.


May 28

Chamber office closed for Memorial Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 28

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.


May 29

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 30

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 30

Chamber 101

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 10am
  • Open to all Chamber members, as an orientation or a refresher.  For info, contact Neely at 417-358-2373.

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


May 30

Summer Reading Program Kick-off “Libraries Rock!”

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the public.  Live animal show "Born to be Wild!"  For info, call 417-237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


May 30

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 30

Summer Reading Program Kick-off “Libraries Rock!”

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Live animal show "Born to be Wild!"  For info, call 417-237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


May 30

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 31

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 31

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.


Jun 1

Chamber Birthday Party & Community “Thank You”

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public! 
    Brats from Cloud’s Meats will be grilled onsite, along with chips from Sam’s Club and cake from Honey Pot Catering. The Beimdiek Mega-Fan Dome and Carthage Fire Department will be on hand. Sno Biz of Carthage will provide complimentary shaved ice, and area organizations will be onsite with fun activities for the kiddos.

This event is open to the public.


Jun 1

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!


Jun 1

First Friday Gospel Singing

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-529-9569.

  • Event is sponsored by Crawford & Co. International

This event is open to the public.


Jun 2

Relay For Life

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Relay for Life is a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. This is a family-friendly environment for the entire community. The event will include a Survivor's Walk, Luminary Ceremony, Silent Auction, Food, Entertainment, Prayer Walk, Fight Back Ceremony and More.  For info, visit http://www.carthagerelay.org.

  • Event is sponsored by American Cancer Society

This event is open to the public.


Jun 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.


Jun 2

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.


Jun 2

Rhythm and Brews 40 Years of Excellence Tour

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 12am
  • Four Bands. Two Stages. Forty Years of Excellence! Join Community Support Services of Missouri for Rhythm and Brews 40 Years of Excellence Tour! Saturday, June 2 Wilder's Event Center 1208 S. Main Street, Joplin 6 pm - 12 am Tickets start at $40 Purchase tickets online after March 1!  Tentative schedule is: 6-7 pm dinner 7 - Rosy Hips 70's music inside 8 - Machine Gun Symphony 80's music outside 9 - The Mixtapes 90's music inside 11 - Rosy Hips 00's music outside 12 end Dress as your favorite decade - best costume contest Beer Pong Tournament. $40 per person. Includes meal and four great bands. VIP passes and Reserved Tables available. $20 all you can drink draft beer mug. Craft beer tasting tickets available. T-Shirts and hoodies for sale. All proceeds benefit Community Support Services of Missouri, making opportunities happen since 1978!

  • Event is sponsored by Community Support Services of Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Jun 2

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.