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Community Calendar: June 5 update

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ONGOING

Through June 30 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Angela Bullard’s artwork will be featured on the first floor of OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave., in an exhibit sponsored through a partnership between the incubator and the West Plains Council on the Arts. The show is an eclectic assortment of Bullard’s work, from needle-felted landscapes to encaustic florals to acrylic abstracts.

Through June 30 (9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays) The West Plains Council on the Arts partners with the West Plains Public Library, 750 @ W. Broadway to bring art to the community. Photography from Marc Brannan will be on display.

Through Aug. 31: McDonald’s and the West Plains Public Library are partnering for Happy McReaders. Children younger than 17 may pick up a punch card at the library, 750 W. Broadway, and receive a free Happy Meal from a West Plains McDonalds for every 10 punches on their card.

TODAY

June 12 (noon to 3 p.m.) A Small Ag Producer Workshop will be facilitated by the MSU Darr College of Agriculture and the University of Central Missouri Department of Agriculture at OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave. The free workshop includes lunch and will be an opportunity for producers looking to enhance digital communication and marketing skills. Registration is required. Register by calling 417-256-9724 or visit ozsbi.com/events.

June 12 (2 or 5 p.m.) The West Plains Public Library, 750 W. Broadway, will host an informational session, “From Evergreen to Hoopla … Discussing your Digital Reading Options” in the Community Room at the library.

THURSDAY

June 13 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Business Women First hosts Time Management Essentials, a business luncheon for women at OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave. Cost is $15. Presentation will be given by Leadership Development Coach Kirsten Andersen. RSVP at www.ozsbi.com.

June 13 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session New Parent Skills classes recommended for parents in the third semester of pregnancy. Covered are self-care, baby care, infant bathing, safety, immunizations and circumcision. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

FRIDAY

June 14 (10-11 a.m.) The West Plains Public Library will host a Wild Heart Outdoor Adventure for children at the civic center, 110 St. Louis St.

June 14 (1-2 p.m.) The West Plains Public Library will host a Teen Wilderness Survival event at Galloway Park.

SATURDAY

June 15 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.) The West Plains Car Club will hold its 36th annual Car Show and Swap Meet in the east parking lot of the West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St. Cost is $20 to enter a car for judging, $10 to display. No charge for spectators.

June 15, 22, 29 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) Willow Springs Farmers Market will be held at Booster Field in Willow Springs.

June 15-16 (noon to dark): The West Plains Pride committee will host a Pride event at Galloway Park, 2183 County Road 1770, with booths and entertainment for all ages to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. All are invited to attend and celebrate differences between people within the community and promote equal rights for all.

June 15 (7 p.m.) Southern Ozarks Community Orchestra will be at Star Theatre in downtown Willow Springs, presenting “Garden Party.” Admission is $10 for adults and free for children younger than 12.

MONDAY

June 17-28 (7 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare will officer sports physicals for area kindergarten through eighth grade students on weekdays at the Zizzer Clinic, 1013 College St. Walk-ins are available but appointments are encouraged. On June 20 only, clinic hours will be extended to 7 p.m. to accommodate those with busy schedules.

June 17, 24 (9 a.m.- 1 p.m.) The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program available to low-income senior houses is underway. Seniors may sign up at the West Plains Senior Center, 416 E. Main St. Bring photo identification, proof of residency such as a utility bill and proof of gross income such as a SNAP letter, tax return or bank statement. Call Senior Age Center Lead Joy Pace, 417-256-4055, for more information.

TUESDAY

June 18 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare’s Mobile Mammography unit will be at the Ozarks Healthcare clinic at 100 Medical Drive in Alton. Women wishing to have a mammogram must be at least 40, have not had a mammogram in the past year, not be pregnant or breastfeeding, have no implants, have no cancer diagnosis past or present and no issues such as breast discharge, lumps, pain or discoloration. Limited appointments are available; call 417-257-5912.

June 18 and 25 (10-11 a.m.) The West Plains Public Library, 750 W. Broadway, will hold a children’s Storytime & Craft hour in the children’s room of the library.

June 18 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

NEXT WEEK

June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day holiday. Missouri State West Plains Classes will not meet; offices closed. Government offices and buildings at all levels, including the West Plains Public Library and the post office, will be closed.

June 19 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare’s Mobile Mammography unit will be at the Ozarks Healthcare clinic at 220 N. Elm St. in Mtn. View. Women wishing to have a mammogram must be at least 40, have not had a mammogram in the past year, not be pregnant or breastfeeding, have no implants, have no cancer diagnosis past or present and no issues such as breast discharge, lumps, pain or discoloration. Limited appointments are available; call 417-257-5912.

June 19 (4-7 p.m.) A fundraiser event, “Sell Out Cancer for Casen” will be held at the Alton Fire Department. Giveaway drawings for prizes will be held, and there will be craft and bake sales and faceprinting. Food by Bootleggers will be available for $10 per plate. Funds will go toward the cost of photodynamic light therapy for 5-year-old Casen Roe to help him fight hypo pigmented mycosis fungicides skin lymphoma.

June 20-21: Missouri State University Board of Governors meetings at the West Plains Civic Center. Committee meetings begin at 1 p.m. June 20 in the Magnolia Room. The full board meeting begins at 9 a.m. June 21 in the Magnolia Room. All meetings are open to the public. For more information visit MissouriState.edu/BOG.

June 20 (10-11 a.m.) The West Plains Public Library will host Leonardo Music for children at the civic center, 110 St. Louis St.

June 21 (noon) The third annual Folds of Honor Fundraiser Golf Tournament three-person, 18-hole scramble will be held at the West Plains Country Club with a shotgun start. Early registration may be completed online at www.westplainsbank.com/folds-of-honor. Lunch will be available, an online auction will be held and giveaway drawings will be held. Registration is $600 per team with complimentary mulligans and giveaway drawing tickets included.

June 24-27 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) and 28 (9 a.m. to noon) MSU-WP will offer its annual Summer Scholars Academy for students entering fifth grade to those who have just completed eighth grade interested in hands-on academic enrichment courses in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Cost is $75 for the first student plus $50 for each additional student in a family. Register online at wp.missouristate.edu/workforce. For more information contact Trevor Cressman, 417-255-7788 or trevorcressman@missouristate.edu.

June 25 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare’s Mobile Mammography unit will be at the Ozarks Healthcare clinic at 1375 Nettleton Ave. in Thayer. Women wishing to have a mammogram must be at least 40, have not had a mammogram in the past year, not be pregnant or breastfeeding, have no implants, have no cancer diagnosis past or present and no issues such as breast discharge, lumps, pain or discoloration. Limited appointments are available; call 417-257-5912.

June 25 (2-4:30 p.m.) OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave., offers a free course, Smart Start: Developing a Successful Business, for entrepreneurs and small business owners to learn critical first steps in starting a small business, facilitated by Autumn Shirley and Gene Weinbeck. Register by calling 417-256-9724 or visit ozsbi.com/events.

June

June 26 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare’s Mobile Mammography unit will be at Town & Country Supermarket, 102 Main St., Gainesville. Women wishing to have a mammogram must be at least 40, have not had a mammogram in the past year, not be pregnant or breastfeeding, have no implants, have no cancer diagnosis past or present and no issues such as breast discharge, lumps, pain or discoloration. Limited appointments are available; call 417-257-5912.

June 26 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Leadership Development and Coaching Strategist Kirsten Anderson will present a workshop, Employee Engagement & Retention, at OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave. Attendees will learn about two critical factors that shape organizational success, as well as practical strategies and tools designed to enhance engagement and retention. Register by calling 417-256-9724 or visit ozsbi.com/events.

June 27 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare’s Mobile Mammography unit will be at the West Plains Bank and Trust Company-Willow Springs, 708 E. Main St. Women wishing to have a mammogram must be at least 40, have not had a mammogram in the past year, not be pregnant or breastfeeding, have no implants, have no cancer diagnosis past or present and no issues such as breast discharge, lumps, pain or discoloration. Limited appointments are available; call 417-257-5912.

June 27 (10-11 a.m.) The West Plains Public Library will host Circus Kaput for children at the civic center, 110 St. Louis St.

June 27 (6-7:30 p.m.) Twin Pines Conservation Education Center in Winona will host Nature Art: Pine Needlers for the first of a 12-month series dedicated to embroidering and learning about Missouri’s Wildflowers. By signing up, participants are committing to attend all 12 sessions to complete 15 blocks for an entire quilt. A virtual session will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. on this date for those who cannot attend in person. Registration required. Sign up online by going to mdc-event-web.s3licensing.com, selecting “Shannon” in the drop-down menu labeled “County,” and clicking search to scroll and find the event listed.

June 29 (8:30 a.m.) Check-in begins for the Zizzer Tennis fundraiser Pickle Ball Tournament at the “old” tennis courts at West Plains High School. Play begins at 9 a.m. and brackets will be posted two days prior. There will be four divisions: under 18, 18-plus, 35-plus and 55-plus; doubles teams only. Cost is $20 per play. To sign up or for more information email heidi.schneider@zizzers.org or nathan.huddleston@zizzers.org.

June 29 (10:30 a.m.) The Dawt Church of Christ will host a Centennial Celebration with a group photo of the congregation. Following the formal portion of the service, the congregation will gather in the pavilion behind the children for an old-fashioned “dinner on the grounds,” comfortably seated in the shade with a view of North Fork River. Following lunch, a singing will be held. All who have ever been associated with the Dawt congregation are invited to attend and bring a dish “of your best recipe.” The general public is welcome to any and all portions of the celebration, expected to last three to four hours.

June 29 (7 p.m.) Mean Mary will perform at the Yellow House Community Arts Center, 209 W. Trish Knight St. She will bring her banjo, guitar, fiddle, percussion and any other of her 11 instruments she can fit into her vehicle to perform songs across genres including roots, bluegrass, blues and folk.

July

July 4: The Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Willow Springs Police Department, will host the second annual “I Ran from the Cops” 5K and SWAT challenge ahead of the traditional Fourth of July parade. Details for competitions and parade are online at www.wschamber.net.

July 6 (11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) The Mtn. View Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 409 U.S. 60 in Mtn. View. Registration will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by an invocation and meal. Tips will benefit the First Baptist Church Youth Group. A business meeting and visitation will take place from 1:30-3:30 p.m Speakers are needed for honor classes of 1969, 1964, 1959 and 1954. Officers are also needed. Early reservations are helpful and may be made with scholarship donations by contacting Charry McCann by phone at 417-247-9772, email at mvhsalumni65548@gmail.com, or mail at 205 E. Seventh St., Mountain View, MO 65548.

July 9 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

July 9-10: Ozarks Healthcare will offer its M*A*S*H (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp for youths in seventh through 12th grades.A two-day session for high school age students will be held July 9-10, and seventh- and eighth-graders will be able to participate in a single-day session July 11. Apply online by May 31 via OZH’s website, www.ozarkshealthcare.com; a $25 application fee is assessed. For more information contact Sammi Radosevich, 417-505-0038.

July 10 and 11 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) Ozarka College will host a youth Aviation Camp for grades four through six on July 10 and seven through 12 on July 11. The camp will be held at Melbourne Municipal Airport, 524 Airport Road, Melbourne, Ark. Tuition is $75 per child. Learn more at www.ozarka.edu or call 870-368-2391.

July 13 (8 a.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Prepared Childbirth classes recommended for parents in the second semester of pregnancy. Covered are breathing techniques, relaxation methods, support strategies and insights into labor, delivery and C-sections. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

July 16 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Heart Saver Infant CPR classes recommended for new parents in the third semester of pregnancy up to a year after birth. Covered are basic resuscitation skills for use on an infant. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

July 18 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) A workshop by Kristen Anderson on Customer Service Essentials will be hosted by OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave. For details and registration visit crm.ozsbi.com events.

July 20 (8 p.m.) A demolition derby will be held at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, 124 Arena Lane, Salem, Ark. Entry fee for car and driver is $50, and a Kid’s Derby will be held during intermission. Cash prizes will be awarded. Email fultoncountyfair1@gmail.com or call 870-095-5565 for more information, or to see rules, visit www.fultoncountyfair.org.

August

Aug. 2, 9 and 14: Missouri State University-West Plains hosts STudent Advising and Registration (STAR) Orientation for new students. Contact the academic advisement center office at 417-255-7222 for more information and to register.

Aug. 8 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session New Parent Skills classes recommended for parents in the third semester of pregnancy. Covered are self-care, baby care, infant bathing, safety, immunizations and circumcision. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Aug. 13 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Heart Saver Infant CPR classes recommended for new parents in the third semester of pregnancy up to a year after birth. Covered are basic resuscitation skills for use on an infant. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Aug. 20 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Aug. 22 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) A workshop, “Quickbooks Online for Business,” will be presented by Ila Sloan at OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave. For details and registration visit crm.ozsbi.com events.

This Year

Sept. 10 (8-11 a.m.) Ozarks Healthcare will offer low-cost lab screenings including those for blood sugar levels, cholesterol, thyroid function, calcium levels, diabetes, prostate cancer and vitamin D levels. The cost per screening ranges from between $15 to $35, cash or check only. Visit the Alton, Gainesville, Mtn. Grove, Mtn. View, Thayer or Winona clinics, or the West Plains walk-in clinic at 181 Kentucky Ave., or OZH Lab Services at 1100 Kentucky Ave.

Sept. 10 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Sept. 14 (8 a.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Prepared Childbirth classes recommended for parents in the second semester of pregnancy. Covered are breathing techniques, relaxation methods, support strategies and insights into labor, delivery and C-sections. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Sept. 17 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Heart Saver Infant CPR classes recommended for new parents in the third semester of pregnancy up to a year after birth. Covered are basic resuscitation skills for use on an infant. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Sept. 21 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) The Amelia Network’s Business Women’s Expo will be held at OzSBI, 408 Washington Ave. Prospective vendors and sponsors can find forms to submit online at ozsbi.com/events by scrolling down to “Business Women’s Expo” under “September 2024” and clicking the link.

Oct. 5: The Bear City Fall Festival will take place in downtown Willow Springs.

Oct. 8 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Heart Saver Infant CPR classes recommended for new parents in the third semester of pregnancy up to a year after birth. Covered are basic resuscitation skills for use on an infant. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Oct. 10-11: Baxter Health and KTLO Classic Hits and The Boot will hold their 43rd annual Health Fair and Expo. On Oct. 10, the event will be held at The Sheid on the Arkansas State University-Mtn. Home, Ark., campus, and on Oct. 11, it will be held at the Durand Center in Harrison.

Oct. 10 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session New Parent Skills classes recommended for parents in the third semester of pregnancy. Covered are self-care, baby care, infant bathing, safety, immunizations and circumcision. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Oct. 15 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Oct. 31: The Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce will host Trunk or Treat. Details to be announced.

Nov. 9 (8 a.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Prepared Childbirth classes recommended for parents in the second semester of pregnancy. Covered are breathing techniques, relaxation methods, support strategies and insights into labor, delivery and C-sections. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Nov. 12 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Nov. 18-25: Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection will be underway at area churches. Year-round volunteer opportunities are available. Visit samaritanspurse.org/occ or call 816-622-8316 to learn more.

Nov. 19 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Heart Saver Infant CPR classes recommended for new parents in the third semester of pregnancy up to a year after birth. Covered are basic resuscitation skills for use on an infant. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Dec. 7: The Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce will host Pancakes with Santa and a slew of other Downtown Holli-Day events, concluding with a lighted Christmas parade. Details to be announced.

Dec. 10 (8-11 a.m.) Ozarks Healthcare will offer low-cost lab screenings including those for blood sugar levels, cholesterol, thyroid function, calcium levels, diabetes, prostate cancer and vitamin D levels. The cost per screening ranges from between $15 to $35, cash or check only. Visit the Alton, Gainesville, Mtn. Grove, Mtn. View, Thayer or Winona clinics, or the West Plains walk-in clinic at 181 Kentucky Ave., or OZH Lab Services at 1100 Kentucky Ave.

Dec. 10 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Heart Saver Infant CPR classes recommended for new parents in the third semester of pregnancy up to a year after birth. Covered are basic resuscitation skills for use on an infant. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Dec. 12 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session New Parent Skills classes recommended for parents in the third semester of pregnancy. Covered are self-care, baby care, infant bathing, safety, immunizations and circumcision. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.

Dec. 17 (6-8 p.m.) Ozarks Healthcare offer single-session Preparing for Breastfeeding classes recommended for expectant mothers. Classes are held in the Women’s Center Education Room, 1100 Kentucky Ave. No charge for those planning to deliver at OZH; for those planning to deliver elsewhere, there is a one-time $75 charge to attend one or all new parent classes offered.



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