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Apr 28

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.


Apr 28

Run with the Pride 5K

  • Begins at 5–7pm
  • Fee $30, open to the public.  For info, call 417-625-9316.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


Apr 30

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.


Apr 30

Community Education: Beginning Quilting

  • Begins at 6–9pm
  • Cost $40, open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-7095.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Technical Center

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 1

March “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month Peck & Jen’s Award

  • Begins at 10–10:30am
  • Join us to celebrate the March “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month award recipient Peck & Jen’s at 209 W. Fir, at 10 AM on Wednesday, May 1.  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.


May 1

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.


May 1

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.


May 3

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!


May 4

Citywide Garage Sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 4

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 4

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.


May 4

Summer Reading Program Fun Walk

  • Begins at 10–12pm
  • Fee: $10 adults, $5 kids, $20 families, open to the public.  1-, 2-, or 3-miles walks. For info, call 417-237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


May 4

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.


May 4

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.


May 5

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.


May 7

Give Carthage Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Benefits several Carthage organizations including artCentral, Bright Futures Carthage, Carthage Area United Way, Carthage Council on the Arts, Carthage Crisis Center, Carthage Family Literacy Council, Carthage Historic Preservation, Fair Acres Family YMCA, Powers Museum, Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, and Vision Carthage. For info, call 417-359-5534.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Community Foundation

This event is open to the public.


May 7

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.


May 8

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 8

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!


May 8

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.


May 8

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.


May 8

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.


May 9

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.


May 9

Cyber Awareness 360 Workshop

  • Begins at 1:30–4:30pm
  • Free and open to the public, presented by SBDC.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 9

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.


May 9

Suicide Awareness & Prevention Conference

  • Begins at 6:30–9pm
  • Mercy Behavioral Health invites you to learn more about suicide and how to prevent it by attending one or both of our FREE conference sessions, co-sponsored by the MSSU Social Work Department. This conference is designed for community members, educators, suicide survivors, mental health consumers and professionals, law enforcement personnel, and anyone whose life has been impacted by suicide. Open to the public. Seating is limited. Registration is strongly recommended. Register by May 3 at www.mercy.net/zerosuicide. 

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


May 10

Suicide Awareness & Prevention Conference

  • Begins at 8–4pm
  • Mercy Behavioral Health invites you to learn more about suicide and how to prevent it by attending one or both of our FREE conference sessions, co-sponsored by the MSSU Social Work Department. This conference is designed for community members, educators, suicide survivors, mental health consumers and professionals, law enforcement personnel, and anyone whose life has been impacted by suicide. Open to the public. Seating is limited. Registration is strongly recommended. Register by May 3 at www.mercy.net/zerosuicide. 

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


May 10

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.


May 10

Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

  • Begins at 6–9pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24, 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 11

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 11

Tower 2 Tower 5K & Fun Run

  • Begins at 8–11am
  • 5K $20, 1-min Fun Run $15.  For info, call 417-237-7300.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Water & Electric Plant

This event is open to the public.


May 11

Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

  • Begins at 6–9pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24, 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 11

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.


May 12

Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

  • Begins at 12:30–2:30pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24, 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 12

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.


May 13

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!


May 13

Community Action Fair

  • Begins at 5–7pm
  • Volunteer and Donor Event

    Open to EVERYONE

    Non-profit organizations and civic clubs will be on-hand to talk about:

    What they do

    How you can donate

    Who can volunteer

    How to get involved

    Childcare for ages 10 & under provided by YMCA staff.

    Fee $2/child, pay at the door. Includes activities & snack.

     

    For info, contact Mary Jo at 4173582373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com

This event is open to the public.


May 14

April “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month Maple Tree Terrace Award

  • Begins at 10:30–11am
  • Join us to celebrate the April “You Knock Our Socks Off” Chamber Member of the Month award recipient Maple Tree Terrace at 2510 Clinton, at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 14.  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.


May 14

Carthage Caring Communities Coalition meeting

  • Begins at 12–1pm
  • 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.


May 14

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.


May 14

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.


May 15

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 15

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.


May 15

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.


May 15

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.


May 15

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.


May 16

27th Annual Tournament of Miracles Golf Scramble

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Open to the public. For info, call 417-347-4622.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


May 16

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.


May 16

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.


May 16

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.


May 17

Joplin Memorial Run (5K, 10K, half marathon)

  • Begins at 12–7pm
  • Open to the public. For info, find on Facebook.com/joplinmemorialrun.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


May 17

Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

  • Begins at 6–9pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24, 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 18

Joplin Memorial Run (5K, 10K, half marathon)

  • Begins at 6:30–12pm
  • Open to the public. For info, find on Facebook.com/joplinmemorialrun.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


May 18

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 18

Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

  • Begins at 6–9pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24, 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 18

Candlelight Yoga w/Chocolate & Cheese

  • Begins at 7–8pm
  • Fee $12/person, two $20. Wine sharing 8 p.m.  For info, call 417-437-2389.

  • Event is sponsored by Yoga 4U

This event is open to the public.


May 18

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.


May 19

Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”

  • Begins at 12:30–2:30pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24, 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 19

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.


May 20

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.


May 20

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.


May 21

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!


May 21

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.


May 22

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 22

Veterans Summit 2019

  • Begins at 8–10am
  • Free and open to veterans and active duty military, and spouses.  For info, call 417-625-9520.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 22

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.


May 22

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.


May 22

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.


May 23

Open Air Job Fair

  • Begins at 9–12pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Employers register at www.sectorready.org/openair. For info, call 417-540-2765.

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

This event is open to the public.


May 23

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.


May 23

Business After Hours, hosted by Carthage Train Crew Shriners

  • Begins at 4:30–6pm
  • Join us for Business After Hours at the Shriner’s Train Barn, 2114 W. Mound St., Wednesday, May 23, 4:30-6 PM. Please RSVP by Monday, May 20 to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.


May 25

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 25

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.


May 26

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.


May 28

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!


May 28

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.


May 29

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 29

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.


May 29

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.


May 30

Community Bank & Trust Ground Breaking

  • Begins at 10–10:30am
  • May 23, 2019

     

    Community Bank & Trust Groundbreaking

    Thursday, May 30, 10 AM

    Join us to celebrate the groundbreaking for Community Bank & Trust at 325 W. George Phelps Blvd. at 10 AM on Thursday, May 30.  Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

     

     

  • Event is sponsored by Community Bank & Trust

This event is open to the public.


May 30

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!


May 31

Maple Leaf Tanning, LLC

  • Begins at 4–4:30pm
  • Join us to celebrate Maple Leaf Tanning’s opening and Chamber membership at 706 W. Fairview with a ribbon cutting at 4 PM on Friday, May 31.  Please RSVP to Neely at nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

     

     

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Leaf Tanning, LLC

This event is open to the public.


Jun 1

Carthage Farmers’ Market

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 1

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.


Jun 1

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.


Jun 1

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.