The 5th-annual Big Bang Rockfest will be held Saturday, April 26th in Pittsburg. A $10 wrist band gets you into 4 downtown venues to enjoy music by 23 musical acts beginning at 5pm. The venues are 505, Bourbon Street, Whiskey Bend and Bobby G’s/TJ Leland’s. Procceds benefit Pittsburg’s 4th-of-July Fireworks.
A First Saturday Legislative Breakfast will be held Saturday, March 1st at 8am in dePaul Hall at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. For more information call 1-620-231-1000 or visit pittsburgareachamber.com.
The Southeast Kansas Humane Society will hold its 38th-annual chili dinner on Super Bowl Sunday from 11am-2pm on Sunday, February 2nd in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium, 503 North Pine Street. $7 tickets to dine-in or carry-out will be available at the door or at The Doggie Bag, 510 North Broadway in Pittsburg. Quarts of chili may be purchased for $8 with cash or check, no tickets. All proceeds are used for the care and maintenance of the homeless animals at the SEK Humane Society’s shelter west of Pittsburg. For more information call 1-620-920-0308 or contact Erica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Toys for Tots Program is a Marine Corps Reserve program that was established in 1948 and has been going on since then. We need your help…make a donation by buying a train at a participating location or drop off your toys where you see the red collection boxes. The need this year is the greatest we have seen so far. Distributing days for Salvation Army & Wesley House are 17th and 18th of December. We collect new unwrapped toys in local stores and locations. If a business wants to participate call 620-687-4269.
Stage Fright Haunted Tours at Memorial Auditorium will be held October 30th-31st from 7-11pm and November 1st from 10-midnight. Over 13,000 sq feet and 13 rooms of terror. Memorial Auditorium 503 N Pine in Pittsburg. Admission is $10 per person. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult.
An auction raising money for a community art project will be held Saturday, November 2nd from 7pm-9pm at the Spiva Center for the Arts at 222 West 3rd-Street in Joplin. The auction features 100 hammers used at the Rebuild Joplin site. Proceeds will benefit the arts center and Rebuild Joplin. For more information call 1-417-623-0183.
The American Red Cross is offering a free disaster training class as part of national Make a Difference Day. The class will be held Saturday, October 26th from 8am-Noon at the Girard Fire Station. The free class is open to the public. To pre-register call the Red Cross at 1-620-235-1436.
There will be a cancer benefit concert for April Shaner at Faces Saloon on August 23rd. $5 entry. Concert kicks off at 8pm with Story of a Ghost, 9pm Troubled Temple, 10pm Death by Zombie, 11pm Funeral Machine, 12am Forsaken Few.
Golden Harvest Days will be held Wednesday, July 3rd through Saturday, July 13th in Golden City, Missouri. For more information call Joyce at 1-417-5378781, the Barton County Chamber of Commerce at 1-417-682-3595 or visit bartoncounty.com.
The Pittsburg Parks and Recreation will be hosting the British Soccer Camp, July 15th-19th at the PSU soccer fields. Ages range from 3-16 years old. Register online at www.challengersports.com by 5/31 for a free replica soccer jersey. $10 late fee after 7/05. For more information contact Sara Mitchell at 620.231.8310 or email email@example.com
Join us on Tuesday April 30, 2013 in Webb City, Mo in the City Pointe Plaza next to Papa John's pizza for an Evening of great fun!! Doors will open at 6:30 and bidding will begin at 7:00pm Never been to a Paddle Party? Here's how it works! You purchase your first paddle at $5 each additional paddle is $2 each- the more you buy the more chances you have to win the great items. Bring your roll of quarters for each item you want to bid on you put a quarter in the bucket- you can use all your paddles or just 1, you do not have to bid on every item. If you have that paddle in and we draw your number then you will win the new item. Each vendor/ rep will be giving away 2 items each and will also have door prizes to be given away! Every item is new and has at least a $15 Value, What a great way to maybe take home some great items!!! Now to sweeten the deal!! Want to earn some FREE paddles?? Bring a friend with you, for each friend you bring you get a FREE paddle with the purchase of a paddle at $5, and the friend must purchase the first paddle at $5. LOTS OF GREAT ITEMS TO BE WON!!! PADDLE SALES WILL BE DONATED TO Webb City Band Boosters!!! Please contact Jerri Sargent with any questions! firstname.lastname@example.org