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February 2019

Jan 27

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 27

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • 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.


Jan 28

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 28

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

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Jan 29

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 29

Happy Birthday, Jasper County (1841)

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


Jan 30

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 30

Storytime with Ms. Sherri (Ages 0-6 yrs)

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Jan 30

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • 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.


Jan 30

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Jan 31

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Jan 31

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 1

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 1

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 1

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • 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!


Feb 1

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 1

First Friday Gospel Singing

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

This event is open to the public.


Feb 2

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 2

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 2

Walk with a Doc

  • Begins at 9–9:30am
  • 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.


Feb 2

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • Public welcome.  $7 per person.  For info, call 417-317-0609.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.


Feb 2

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 2

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • 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.


Feb 3

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 3

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 3

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 1–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 3

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 4

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 4

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 4

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

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Feb 5

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 5

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 5

Autism Support Group

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • 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.


Feb 6

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 6

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 6

Storytime with Ms. Sherri (Ages 0-6 yrs)

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Feb 6

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • 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.


Feb 6

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 7

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 7

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 7

Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

  • Begins at 12–1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For reservations, call 417-358-2948.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Area United Way Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 7

Maple Leaf Committee Kick-off Meeting

  • Begins at 3–5pm
  • For info, call 417-358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Feb 7

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 8

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 8

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

  • Begins at 1:30–4:30pm
  • Fee $29/business (up to 2 attendees), open to the public.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 9

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • 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.


Feb 10

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 10

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 10

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 1–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 10

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 11

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 11

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 11

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

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Feb 11

Monday Member Meet-up

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • 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 11

Leads Group One

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

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


Feb 12

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

Business Financials: The Basics

  • Begins at 2:30–4:30pm
  • Cost $49/person.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

Alzheimer’s Support Group

  • Begins at 6–7pm
  • 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 12

Ladies’ Night Out with Heart

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Open to the public, admission by donation.  For info, call 417-556-2264.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Feb 12

Carthage City Council

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

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Share a little love this Valentine’s Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Bring your children in to any of our McDonald's participating locations to create a homemade Valentine's Day card that will be delivered to our local veterans and elderly.  For info, call 417-358-7796.

  • Event is sponsored by McDonald’s of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Non-Profit Forum “Reaching Millennial Donors”

  • Begins at 9–10am
  •  Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-313-1030.

     

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Area United Way Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Non-profit Network Meeting

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • For information, contact Neely at 358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

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


Feb 13

Storytime with Ms. Sherri (Ages 0-6 yrs)

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Feb 13

QuickBooks Desktop: Utilization, Tips, and Tricks

  • Begins at 1:30–4:30pm
  • Cost $79/person.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • 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.


Feb 13

Caregiver Support Group

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-7201.

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace Assisted Living

This event is open to the public.


Feb 13

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 14

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 14

Social Hour

  • Begins at 10:45–11:45am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-4741.

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace Assisted Living

This event is open to the public.


Feb 14

Monthly Gun Swap

  • Begins at 5–7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-5700.

  • Event is sponsored by Liberty Tree LLC

This event is open to the public.


Feb 14

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 15

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 15

Eggs & Issues Legislative Forum Kick-off

  • Begins at 10:30–12pm
  • 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 2019 legislative activities and interact with your legislators.  

    Cost $10* includes brunch.  Open to the public, but RSVPs required by February 7.

    Upcoming sessions:

    March 15 - Webb City

    April 12 - Joplin

    May 21 - Neosho

    For info, call 417-358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Community Support Services of Missouri

This event is open to the public.


Feb 15

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 16

Winter Reading Program

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7040

    Come to the Carthage Public Library to sign-up and participate in our reading challenges to win prizes, and/or come to any of the following events:

    February 1st - 16th: Winter Reading Program continues for ages 0-17.

    Feb. 4th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 6th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English. 

    Feb. 11th, 10 am: Bi Lingual Story Time with Ms. Janine. Stories, songs, and crafts in English and Spanish.

    Feb. 13th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

    Feb. 16th: last day to turn in Winter Reading Program Reading Logs for prizes.

    Feb. 18th, Library is closed for President's Day.

    Feb. 20th, 10 am: English Story Time with Ms. Sherri.  Stories, songs, and crafts in English.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Feb 16

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 16

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • 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.


Feb 17

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 1–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 17

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 18

Four States Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30–2:30pm
  • 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 18

Diabetes Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30–5:30pm
  • 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.


Feb 19

January “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month Carthage Crisis Center Award

  • Begins at 1:30–2pm
  • Join us to celebrate the January “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month award recipient Carthage Crisis Center at 100 S. Main, at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, February 19.  The Member of the Month award is sponsored by Specialty Risk Insurance.

  • Event is sponsored by Specialty Risk Insurance

This event is open to the public.


Feb 19

Marketing/Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • 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!


Feb 19

Sleep Apnea Support Group

  • Begins at 6–7pm
  • 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.


Feb 20

Vision Carthage Committee Meeting

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

This event is open to the public.


Feb 20

Storytime with Ms. Sherri (Ages 0-6 yrs)

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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.


Feb 20

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • 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.


Feb 20

LivePlan: Building a Business Plan

  • Begins at 2–3:30pm
  • Cost $39/person, open to the public.  For info, call 417-625-2138.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 20

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30–5:30pm
  • 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.


Feb 20

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 21

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

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

This event is open to the public.


Feb 21

Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 3–4pm
  • 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.


Feb 21

Business After Hours with Carthage Rotary Club

  • Begins at 5–6:30pm
  • The Woodshed, 311 S. Main

    Join us on Thursday, February 21 at The Woodshed for networking, snacks, and drinks with the Carthage Rotary Club! Looking forward to seeing you there. RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Rotary Club

This event is open to the public.


Feb 21

Bariatric Weight-loss Support Group

  • Begins at 5:30–6:30pm
  • 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.


Feb 21

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 22

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 22

Value Proposition Canvas

  • Begins at 3–4:30pm
  • Cost $29/person, open to the public.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 22

Cyber Safety Seminar

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • How to keep your kids safe in a digital world.  Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-782-9899.

  • Event is sponsored by Alliance of Southwest MO

This event is open to the public.


Feb 23

1st Annual String Fiesta for String Players

  • Begins at 8–5pm
  • Free and open to the public.  To RSVP, call 417-625-3180.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 23

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 23

St. Ann’s Annual Charity Auction

  • Begins at 6–11pm
  • Tickets $25/person in advance, $30 at the door.  Must be 21 to Attend. Dinner, live and silent auction, raffle, cash bar.  For info, call 417-358-2674.

  • Event is sponsored by St. Ann’s Catholic School

This event is open to the public.


Feb 23

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • 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.


Feb 24

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 1–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Feb 24

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 25

Neosho High School Art Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6:30pm
  • Museum hours Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed holidays.  Free and open to the public. Reception March 7 5-7 p.m. For info, call 417-455‐5470.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Feb 26

Leads Group Two

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

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


Feb 26

Neosho High School Art Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6:30pm
  • Museum hours Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed holidays.  Free and open to the public. Reception March 7 5-7 p.m. For info, call 417-455‐5470.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Feb 26

Microsoft Excel - Level 1 (2 days)

  • Begins at 1:30–4:30pm
  • Cost $124/person, open to the public.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 26

Carthage City Council

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

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Feb 27

Neosho High School Art Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6:30pm
  • Museum hours Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed holidays.  Free and open to the public. Reception March 7 5-7 p.m. For info, call 417-455‐5470.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Feb 27

Cancer Survivor Support Group - Women’s Group

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • 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 27

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • 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.


Feb 27

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Feb 28

Neosho High School Art Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6:30pm
  • Museum hours Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed holidays.  Free and open to the public. Reception March 7 5-7 p.m. For info, call 417-455‐5470.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Feb 28

Senior Lunch ‘N Laugh

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Donations welcome and RSVPs appreciated. For info, call 417-358-4265.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Nazarene Church

This event is open to the public.


Feb 28

Microsoft Excel - Level 1 (2 days)

  • Begins at 1:30–4:30pm
  • Cost $124/person, open to the public.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Feb 28

Carthage Emerging Leaders (CEL) Visioning UPDATE

  • Begins at 3–5pm
  • We will be discussing our ongoing strategic priorities, events, mentorship, and recruitment.  Please bring your ideas and updates, and join us!  Feel free to invite/bring other CELs if they are interested in crafting the future of the Carthage Emerging Leaders!

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


Feb 28

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • 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.


Mar 1

Neosho High School Art Exhibit

  • Begins at 9–6:30pm
  • Museum hours Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed holidays.  Free and open to the public. Reception March 7 5-7 p.m. For info, call 417-455‐5470.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Mar 1

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • 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!


Mar 1

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Mar 1

First Friday Gospel Singing

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

This event is open to the public.


Mar 2

Walk with a Doc

  • Begins at 9–9:30am
  • 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.


Mar 2

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • Public welcome.  $7 per person.  For info, call 417-317-0609.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.


Mar 2

Yoga 4 Kids w/Stacey Stiles (ages 3-10)

  • Begins at 11–12pm
  • Fee: $5/child, parents free w/child.  For info, call 417-437-2389.

  • Event is sponsored by Yoga 4U

This event is open to the public.


Mar 2

Joplin Regional Artists “Arti Gras” Mixed Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Underwritten by Koka Art Gallery and Cherry's Art Gallery.  Opening reception 2/1 6-8 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Mar 2

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Bowlers and sponsors needed. For info, call 417-626-9244.

  • Event is sponsored by Big Brother Big Sisters of Jasper/Newton Counties

This event is open to the public.


Mar 2

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • 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.