Community Calendar

 

July 1:
K-Kountry 95 will broadcast live at the Alton Fireworks Extravaganza sponsored by the City of Alton Friday July 1 at the Piney Creek Park in Alton.  Starting at 7:30 Alton’s Own Travis Smith with “Smith & Western”.   Fireworks at dusk. Then Smith & Western will play for another hour.   Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs.  Concessions available.  Free admission, Donation appreciated.  Come out and wish America a “Happy Birthday”.

BEGINNING JULY 1 –

Deer Hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservations’ website for deer hunters permit. Archery, muzzle loading and modern firearms from mid September through mid January. Some hunts are held specifically for youth or people with disabilities. Applicants who are drawn will receive area maps and other hunt information by mail. Go on-line to www.mdc.mo.gov/managehunt.

 JULY 1 & 8 – MAMMOTH SPRING:

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Jim Hinkle Spring River Hatchery, 3 miles south of Mammoth Spring, off of HIWAY 63 (Dam 3), will host a summer youth fishing program called Fishing Friday’s. Starting July 1st youth 6 to 14 years old can fish from 8:00 till 10:00 a.m. This program requires adult supervision and is free to the public. The dates to fish are July 1 and 8th. For more information call  877-625-7521.

THURSDAY, JULY 14 – ALTON:

Our homeschooled group called, Home school Alliance Promoting Passionate Youth (H.A.P.P.Y) is hosting a Christian home school book swap/sale. A bake sale and a variety of home school  material to view. We want to encourage anyone interested in homeschooling to come visit. And for current homeschoolers, we would like to offer a support team through their home school journey and to meet other home school families. This event is for Thursday, July 14, 5pm-8pm. Community Worship Center in Alton, MO. Question? Reserve a booth call Victoria (417)-938-4908 Jennifer (417)-778-6899

SATURDAY, JULY 9 – DONIPHAN:

The Harper Family will be singing at the Lingo Freewill Baptist Church in Doniphan, Missouri on Saturday, July 9th at 7:00 p.m. The church is located on HIWAY 142 West in Doniphan.

JULY 10-14- MAMMOTH SPRING – Bible School

The Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church, four miles west of Mammoth Spring on HIWAY 9, will hold vacation Bible School July 10th through the 14th from 5:30 to 8:30 each night. Supper will be provided at 5:30. All children from pre-school to 12 grades are invited to attend. There will be crafts, music, puppets, supper and lots of fun. (Info – 870-625-3273)

July 10-14

Come Dive into VBS with Us! Sunday, July 10 thru Thursday, July 14 6:00 pm till 8:30 pm nightly at the New Hope Baptist Church located , 1244 Arkansas Highway (Wirth area) Hardy, AR. Preschool thru 6th Grade Church van will pick up at the Hardy McDonald’s.  If you need a ride, please contact Annie Lester at 870-710-0678

NOW UNTIL JULY 25 –Salem, AR:

The Fulton County Fair Association is accepting reservations for commercial booth space for the 2016 county fair. Booths will be located in the new Salem Civic Center and the cost is $60.00 for a 10 x 10 booth space, plus $5.00 for electricity. Outside booths cost is $100.00…plus $10.00 for electricity. Booths set up Are Monday through Saturday, July 25th to July 30th. (For more information call 870-895-5565 or e-mail clewis@fultoncountryfair.org.

Free athletic physicals for area students July 21

WEST PLAINS — Ozarks Medical Center will offer free athletic physicals for area student athletes from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Shaw Medical Building, across from the main entrance of the hospital at 1100 Kentucky Avenue. Participants are encouraged to arrive during specific time slots, determined by the first letter of their last name. Times are as follows:

4:30 to 5 p.m. A to E

5 to 5:30 p.m. F to I

5:30 to 6 p.m. J to M

6 to 6:30 p.m. N to Q

6:30 to 7 p.m. R to U

7 to 7:30 p.m. V to Z

 Local physicians, family nurse practitioners and advanced practice nurses will conduct physicals for student athletes entering 7th through 12th grades attending local area schools.  Athletic physicals are required for all students who plan to participate in any school-sponsored sport. Pam Ream, Director of OMC Rehabilitation Services, said the free physicals are part of an extended cooperative effort between OMC, the West Plains R-7 School District and other area school districts. All students will be required to submit a signed consent form and current insurance information from a parent or legal guardian at the time of the physicals. Forms must be completely filled out in order for the student to receive the physical. Partial information and incomplete forms will not be accepted.

Consent forms may be picked up between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the West Plains High School office; at OMC Education Services, located in the Parkway Center in West Plains; or at OMC Rehabilitation Services, located on the second floor of the Shaw Medical Building, 1111 Kentucky Ave. Forms also are available online at http://www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com/documents/events/physicals-form.pdf or from www.zizzers.org. The night of the physicals boys requesting physicals should use the Kentucky Avenue east side entrance. Girls should use the main building entrance.  For additional information, contact OMC Rehabilitation Services at 417-257-5959 or OMC Public Relations at 417-257-6735.  

JULY 29-30-31 –

A Chuck Wagon Race will be held at the Flying R Ranch July 29th, 30th and 31st. This will be a Midwest Chuck Wagon sanctioned Race and more details will be available later. (Info – 417-469-2267)

AUGUST 11 TO 13 – CAVE CITY WATERMELON FEST:

The 37th Cave City Watermelon Festival will be held August 11th, 12th and 13th at the Cave City Park. Thursday, August 11 – The JJ Weeks Band will entertain. Their top 10 single “Let Them See You.” Friday, August 12 – Barrett Baber, a finalist on NBC’s the Voice. Saturday, August 13 – Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives. Others will entertain including the Lockhouse Orchestra, David Lynn Jones, Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers and others. Admission to the festival is free. Vendors, Artisans, food and craft and kid’s activities. Free watermelon. For more details call 980-283-5301 or www.cavecitywatermelonfestival.com or Facebook.com/cavecity watermelonfestival or Twitter:@CCMelonFest.

  AUGUST 25 TO SEPTEMBER 5 – Silver Dollar City:

Southern Gospel 12 biggest days and nights will be held at Red Gold and Echo Hollow in

Silver Dollar City. Enjoy The Isaacs, Kingsmen, Greater Vision, The Hoppers, Jeff and Sheri Easter, The Nelons and Karen Peck and New River…this is just to name a few. Call 1-800-831-4FUN (1-800-831-4386) or visit www.SilverDollarCity.com for more information.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 – KOSHKONONG HERITAGE DAY:

The Koshkonong Heritage Haydays festival will be in Koshkonong on Saturday, September 24th beginning at 9:00 a.m. There will be live music with the Baker Family, 5k Glow Run, Street Dance, Outhouse Race, Lawn Mower Race, Small civil war reenactment. just to name a few of the events. To sponsor or make a donation, pickup an application at City Hall at Koshkonong, sponsors will be advertised on the 2016 Koshkonong Heritage Day T-Shirt  Deadline is July 1st. Vendors are welcome!

EVERY MONDAY:

EVERY MONDAY NIGHT SADDLE BAPTIST CHURCH 6:00PM BROTHER J..T. BASKINS, SPEAKER-EVERYONE IS WELCOME! FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL DALE THOMPSON HOME: 870-895-4184 OR MOBILE 870-371-0226.

EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY:

THE WEST PLAINS SENIOR CENTER AT 416 EAST MAIN IN WEST PLAINS IS HOSTING A RUG-MAKING CLASS EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10:00 TIL 1;00 P.M.  LUNCH IS SERVED FROM 12:00 TIL 12:30.  COST FOR SUPPLIES TO GET STARTED IS $20.00.  FOR A REFRESHER COURSE IS $10.00.  INSTRUCTORS ARE KAREN RICKARD AND RACHEL HAMBY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-256-4055.

 WEDNESDAY’S

THE “GIFT POWER SOURCE PRAYER LINE IS ON THE ‘GIFT’ ON 1290AM FROM 7:35 TO 8:00 A.M. EACH WEDNESDAY MORNING TAKING PRAYER REQUEST.  AREA MINISTERS WILL HOST AT DIFFERENT TIMES.  TO SEND IN YOUR PRAYER REQUEST SEND TO PRAYER REQUEST, P.O. BOX 15, THAYER, MO. 65791 PHONE 417-264-7063 OR E-MAIL prayer@am1290thegift.com.  STREAM ON-LINE www.am1290the gift.com.

EVERY THURSDAY

EVERY THURSDAY EVENING FREE SQUARE DANCE LESSONS, OFFERED BY THE ‘FLUTTER WHEELS SQUARE DANCE CLUB” WILL BE HELD AT THE ALTON ELEMENTARY MULTI-PURPOSE SCHOOL BUILDING.  LESSONS AT 6:30 – SQUARE DANCE FROM 7:00 TILL 9:00 P.M.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-778-6164 – 417-778-6401.

Each Friday – West Plains:

Do you enjoy Jam Sessions? If you play an instrument you are invited to attend the Jam session every Friday night at the West Plains music store in downtown West Plains at 8:00 p.m. It’s an informal get-together. Everyone welcome to come and play an instrument or just listen. They play all kinds of music, bluegrass, country, gospel, waltz, and blues.

 

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

 THE HARDY JUNCTION MUSIC HALL MEETS EACH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 6:30 TO 8:30.  FRIDAY NIGHT NO AMPS NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT IS LIVE BAND NIGHT.  ADMISSION IS BY DONATION. THEY ARE LOCATED ON HIWAY 62 AND 412 WEST OF HARDY…PHONE 870-856-4600.

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

FRIDAY’S – DANCING AT GEORGE D HAY STARTING AT 7:00PM  ADMISSION $5.00 CONCESSION AVAILABLE  SATURDAY’S-THE GEORGE D HAY FOUNDATION PRESENTS A BAND EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT VISIT http://www.facebook/georgedhayfoundation TO WHO WILL BE ON STAGE THIS WEEK!

EVERY 2ND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

FAITH IN GOD CHURCH (1 1/2 MILES SOUTH OF BRANSVILLE) HAS A GOSPEL JUBILEE STARTING AT 6:30 PM WITH SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMING. OPEN MIC MUSICIANS WELCOME – DRUMMER NEEDED. SEWING AND Y OR JAN THOMLISON  417-252-7094.