IN WEST PLAINS:
Through Nov. 17: The Jimmie Marler Art Show will be on exhibit at the Harlin Museum, 405 Worcester St.
Through Nov. 18: Food donations are accepted at Ridgecrest Hotel for a Thanksgiving dinner to be served to community members living in area hotels. Call Andrea, 256-3757.
Through Nov. 26: “Impressions,” works by Audrey Cottrell-Parks, will be exhibited in the civic center gallery. The West Plains Council on the Arts will host a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in the gallery.
Nov. 14 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.): Lifeline Screenings of America will be in the civic center Dogwood Rooms.
Nov. 14 and 28 (4 p.m.): Wages Brewing Company in East Towne Village hosts tabletop gaming on second and fourth Wednesdays each month. No cost to participate.
Nov. 15 (10:30-11 a.m.): “Wow Said the Owl” by Tim Hopgood will be read during Preschool Story Time at the public library. Children will make owl pictures and a snack will be served.
Nov. 15 (noon to 1 p.m.): OzSBI will host Lunch & Learn: 7 Steps to Small Business Marketing Success. Visit www.ozsbi.com or call 256-9724.
Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 (5-8 p.m.): Chess Night is held the third Thursday of each month at Wages Brewing Company in East Towne Village. No cost to participate.
Nov. 16: MSU-WP’s Red Carpet Days for prospective students will be held. Call 255-7955.
Nov. 16: The sixth annual Taste of Missouri Food and Beverage Festival will be held in the civic center.
Nov. 16 (6 p.m.): Third Friday Free Movie Night at the public library will be “Operation Mad Ball.” Free popcorn and drinks will be offered.
Nov. 17 (10:30-11:30 a.m.): All ages are invited to Family Story Time at the public library. Listen to “Fangsgiving” and make pinecone turkeys. Refreshments will be served. Call 256-4775.
Nov. 19 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.): OMC invites the community to a reception, “Celebrating 30 Years of Volunteer Chaplaincy,” in the main lobby of the hospital. Refreshments will be served. Call 257-7056.
Nov. 19 and 26 (4:15-5:15): Monday After School Art will be held at the Harlin Museum, 405 Worcester St. Contact Ginny Thomason, 247-3987 or email@example.com. Flyers are available.
Nov. 19 (6-10 p.m.): OMC’s First Aid class for nonmedical personnel will be held. Cost is $20. Registration is require and space is limited. Call 257-6793.
Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 (5-8 p.m.): Aux Arcs Vinyl Night will be held at Wages Brewing Company. All are invited to this monthly social event with no cover charge on the third Tuesday of each month.
Nov. 20 (6:30 p.m.): Ashley Johnson will present a program on medicinal plants at the Ozarks Native Plant Society’s monthly meeting at the Missouri Department of Conservation office, 551 Joe Jones Blvd. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call Betty, 257-7544.
Nov. 24 (7-9 p.m.): Andy Smith will perform live at Wages Brewing Company in East Towne Village. No cover.
Nov. 27 (10 a.m.-1 p.m.): Humana Seniors Medicare Advantage seminars are offered at the civic center.
IN NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES:
Through Nov. 25: The Willow Springs Council on the Arts will host an art exhibit, “Beauty Will Save the World.” The display and sale will feature works of artist Natalya Kharitonova on the second floor of the Ferguson Building in downtown Willow Springs. A reception will be held to open the exhibit from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 11.
Through December: A series of opportunities will be offered for a women’s spiritual circle facilitator and certification program. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 417-469-2658 for details.
Nov. 15, Dec. 6 and Jan. 10 (10:30 a.m. to noon or 5-6:30 p.m.): At Twin Pines Conservation Education Center in Winona, Pine Needlers will quilt a block of a “prairie-based” quilt every month for a year, starting with this session. Open to those ages 16 and older. Attendees younger than 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Class size is limited to 15 and reservations are required. Call 888-283-0364.
Nov. 17 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.): The fifth annual Alternative Healing/Metaphysical Fair will be held at Coming Up Roses tea shop in Willow Springs. Admission is free to all classes and presentations.
Nov. 17 (noon): “Smart Start: Developing a Successful Business” will be presented in Thayer by Ila Sloan of OzSBI and Willis Mushrush, University of Missouri business specialist. Visit ozsbi.com online for details.