A spaghetti dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 19 at the Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Hall, 717 E. Broadway in Monett. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Carryout is available. Proceeds will go toward the Legion youth programs.
The Lesters will perform at the tenth annual New Site Baptist Church Easter concert at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 8. Doors open at 4 p.m. and admission is free. A love offering will be taken. The church is located west of Monett on Highway 60 on Farm Road 1060. For more information, call 235-6135.
"Night with the Stars" dinner, dance and auction will be held on Saturday, April 14 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett. A social and a silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the meal will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 per couple or $20 for one. Proceeds will benefit St. Lawrence Catholic School.
The VFW Ladies Auxiliary #4207 will host a game night fundraiser from 1 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 15 at the VFW Post home banquet room, located west of Monett on Highway 60. Proceeds will go toward the LAVFW District #7 Department Line Officers Fund and Auxiliary #4207.
The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) has issued a code yellow alert for O negative blood. Blood drives will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center in Mt. Vernon and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at the Aurora High School.
The Barry County Genealogical and Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on April 16 at the Barry County Museum, south of Cassville. The public is invited to attend.
The Monett Water Thrashers are looking for swimmers ages 5 to 18. Those interested need to be strong swimmers, be able to swim one length of the pool unassisted and be able to pass the red-zone swim test in the deep end of the pool. For more information on practice times, swim meets or fees, visit www.waterthrashers.com or e-mail swimmonett @gmail.com.
The Kindergarten Roundup in Purdy will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. Those attending will need to bring a birth certificate, shot records and proof of residency. For more information, call 417-442-3217.
OACAC Head Start is accepting enrollment applications for its program beginning in September. Families who meet income guidelines and whose children will be age 3 or 4 before Aug. 1 are eligible to apply. For more information, call 235-3911 or 235-8779.