The Weir Saddle Club will hold a benefit Show-de-o Sunday, June 21st at 6pm at the Weir Arena. It’s $5 per rider. Proceeds will go to Jim Evans who lost everything in a house fire. For more information go to Weir Saddle Club on Facebook.
The Weir Saddle Club will hold a benefit ride to raise money for arena repairs Saturday, June 20th. Registration begins at 10am at the West Mineral Eagles. The ride starts at 11am. It’s $15 per hand and includes a meal at the end of the ride at the Weir Arena. For more information call Jerry at 1-620-249-3659, Randy at 1-620-875-0843 or contact the Weir Saddle Club on Facebook.
The Lamar Rotary Golf Tournament will be held Friday, June 19th at the Lamar Country Club. The 4-man scramble is $50 per person and includes lunch. Registration begins at 7:30am. There’s a putting tournament at 8am. The shotgun start is at 8:30am. For more information visit the rotary’s facebook page, call the country club at 1-417-682-3977, call 1-417-682-3595 or visit bartoncounty.com.
The Southeast Kansas Humane Society will hold its 4th-annual Bark in the Park Saturday, June 13th at Lincoln Center in Pittsburg’s Lincoln Park on West 9th-Street. Registration will begin at 8am. The dog walk will start at 9am. All proceeds help the homeless animals in the local animal shelter. For more information call 1-620-920-0308 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Downtown Pittsburg Art Walk will be held Friday, June 19th at 6pm along Broadway in downtown Pittsburg. The public is invited. For more information call the Pittsburg-Area Chamber of Commerce office at 1-620-231-1000 or visit pittsburgareachamber.com.
The Kansas Alumni Association will host its 4th-annual Hawkstock Friday, June 19th at 6pm at KAMO Ranch, 240 South 260th-Street in Mulberry. The featured guest will be new KU head football coach David Beaty. This family-friendly event is for young & old Jayhawks. For more information visit kualumni.net or call Tyler Rockers at 1-785-864-4760 or contact Tyler at email@example.com.
The 14th-annual Kids’ Fishing Day will be held Saturday, June 6th from 8am-noon at Kellogg Lake along Missouri Highway-96 in northeast Carthage. Registration starts at 8am at the pavilion. The lake will be closed to public fishing during the event. For more information call the Joplin office of the Missouri Department of Conservation at 1-417-629-3423.
The 5th-annual Route 66 Mother Road Bicycle Tour begins Saturday, June 6th. There are 5-rides of 15, 30, 45, 66 & 100-miles that mostly follow Route 66 through southwest Missouri & southeast Kansas. The rides begin at 7am at Leggett & Platt on Country Road-180 west of Carthage. For more information visit joplintrailscoalition.org and active.com.
The Strong Legs 5K “Going the Distance for the Children” will be held Saturday, June 6th at 8am at the Mirza Shrine Temple, 110 West 5th-Street in Pittsburg. The event is sponsored by the Azrim Temple #81 Daughters of the Nile. Registration is $20. For more information call Beth at 1-620-583-0290 or Lindsay at 1-620-249-9822.
A Victory Over Violence Super Hero 5K Race & Kid’s Fun Run will be held Saturday, May 30th in Pittsburg’s Lincoln Park. The event supports the Safehouse Crisis Center’s programs and services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. The entry fee for the 5K is $30, while the entry fee for the Kid’s Fun Run is $15. Register online at vov5k.org of drop-off or mail the registration form and entry fee to the Safehouse office at 409 North Walnut in Pittsburg, 66762.
A Ladies’ Shooting Clinic will be held Saturday, May 30th at 7:30am at Lil’ Toldeo Lodge, 10600 East 170th Road southeast of Chanute. Registration fee is $50. It’s a ladies only event. Everything will be provided, as well as lunch. To register call 1-620-672-5911. Ask for Stacy in hunter education.
Open registration for Joplin’s 2016 Business EXPO will be held Friday, June 26th from 8am-noon at the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce office, 320 East 4th-Street. The EXPO will be held June 19th & 20th, 2016 at the Joplin Convention & Trade Center. For more information call 1-417-624-4150 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Riverton Alumni Association will hold its annual banquet Saturday, June 13th at the high school. Doors open at 4:30pm. Dinner will be served at 6pm. Reservations are required. For more information call 1-620-856-9996.
The Southeast Kansas Humane Society will hold its 4th-annual Bark in the Park Saturday, June 13th in front of the Lincoln Center in Pittsburg’s Lincoln Park on West 9th-Street. The dog walk starts at 9am. All proceeds help the homeless animals in the local shelter. For more information call 1-620-920-0308 or email email@example.com.
A Communities in Schools fundraising golf tournament will be held Saturday, June 6th at 8:15pm at Pittsburg’s Four Oaks Golf Course. For more information call 1-620-231-1000 or visit pittsburgareachamber.com.