A rummage and crafts sale fundraiser for Haven of the Ozarks will be held at the Crowder College Community Center in Cassville from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 29, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. Most items will be half price on Saturday. Donations of items to help the animal shelter may be made at the Crowder campus during business hours. For more information, call 417-835-3647.
The Barry County Courthouse and Judicial Center will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
The First United Methodist Church in Monett will hold Vacation Bible School from July 8 through July 13, with sessions beginning at 6 p.m. each day. The theme is "Sky High." For more information, call 235-7903.
The First Baptist Church of Monett will hold Vacation Bible School from July 8 through July 12, with sessions beginning at 6 p.m. The theme is "Backstage with the Bible." For more information, call 737-1518.
The First Baptist Church of Pierce City will hold Vacation Bible School on Saturday, July 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The theme is "Amazing Wonders Aviation." For more information, call 476-2121.
The First Presbyterian Church in Monett, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Waldensian Presbyterian Church and First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will hold a joint Vacation Bible School from July 16 through July 20 at the First Presbyterian Church, 700 E. Sycamore. Sessions begin at 9 a.m. For information, call 235-3129.
The Schoen family reunion will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, at the Ernte Fest building in Freistatt. There will be a pot luck lunch. For information, call 417-770-7272.
The Waldensian Presbyterian Church 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.
July 11 is the final day to register to vote in the Aug. 7 primary election. Registration and recording changes of address can be done at the county clerk's office in the courthouses in Cassville and Mt. Vernon.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. on Sundays, 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 405 Seventh St. in Monett. For information, call 236-0216.
Spraying for mosquitoes will take place in Monett this week from 8 p.m. to midnight on June 27 between Cleveland and Highway 60, and on June 28 south of Highway 60. For more information, call 235-3495.