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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Bluegrass, country and gospel music concerts continue at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 22, at the First Christian Church, Pleasant and Washington in Aurora, one block from the square. Musicians are welcome. Donations are appreciated. Future concerts will be held on July 6 and 20.

Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Post #91 in Monett will hold a spaghetti dinner, with salad and beverage, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 at the Legion Home, 717 E. Broadway. Cost is $5, or $3 for children under 12.

A Monett Lady Cubs basketball camp will be held June 25 through June 26 at the Monett High School gymnasium. Sessions for third through sixth grade will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sessions of seventh and eighth grade will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Cost is $20 and includes a camp T-shirt. For more information, contact coach Kelly George at kgeorge@monett.k12.mo.us.

The Jolly Mill Park Tal Wooten Memorial Music Event, featuring the Mark Chapman Band, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. There will be a $5 cover charge per vehicle. Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs and refreshments. Concessions will not be available. Fireworks will be presented after dark. The Jolly Mill Park is located 10 miles west of Monett, south of Highway 60, on Farm Road 1010. Jolly Mill is an alcohol-free facility.

The Purdy baseball and softball tournament for boys and girls 12 and under will be held June 25 through June 28 at the Purdy ballfield. There are four age divisions for boys and three for girls. Registration is $125 per team. Each team is guaranteed three games. For more information, call Joshua Hughes at 417-342-1312.

The Pierce City Senior Citizens Center will host a monthly dance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at the senior center, located at 104 Locust St. The Fun Timers band will provide thge music. For more information, call 476-5800.

The Waldensian Presbyterian Church on Waldensian Road, south of Monett, will hold its annual ice cream social on Thursday, June 28, beginning at 6 p.m. Homemade ice cream, pies and cakes, sandwiches and drinks will be available.

Missouri Summer Safety Week runs June 24 through June 30 to highlight the risks of excessive heat. Public cooling centers can be found at MO.gov by entering a zip code, city or county. The Department of Health urges people to check on friends and family who do not have air conditioning. Never leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles. Drink plenty of water and protect your face and head with a hat.

Voters in Barry County are reminded by Clerk Gary Youngblood that the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 7 primary is wednesday, July 11. Registration may be made at the historic courthouse in Cassville. Address changes need to be recorded. Absentee voting will begin June 26. Requests for absentee ballots can be mailed to Youngblood at 700 Main St., Suite 2, Cassville MO 65625 or faxed to 417-847-5311. For more information, call 417-847-2561.

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