John Jacobs and his Next Generation Power Force Team, which has appeared in crusades in 40 countries and appeared on TV with Chuck Norris, will be at the Body of Christ Outreach Ministries in Wheaton at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 and for services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Jan. 20. Admission is free. For more information, contact 417-652-3709.
More than 30 regional authors and 10 speakers from Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas will participate in the first Authors Book Signing Day at the Kimberling Area Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2. Books in more genres will be represented. The library is located at 45 Kimberling Blvd. in Kimberling City. For more information, call the library at 417-739-2525.
Deanna Cecenas, a certified music therapist with the Center for Music Therapy and Wellness in Monett, will speak at the next meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club, at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Happy House restaurant.
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold blood drives from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at the Yoder Farms, 17243 Highway P in rural Verona, and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 at the VFW Hall, North Highway 39 in Shell Knob.
An open house will be held at Cox Monett Rehab and Sports Medicine, located at 700 E. Cleveland Ave. in Monett, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, for the new HydroWorx aquatic therapy pool. The public is invited to tour the training facility, meet the therapists and trainers and check out the training equipment. Refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded. For more information, call Cox Monett Rehab at 236-2480.
The Marionville Branch of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library is offered an afternoon of family skills on Saturday, Jan. 12, with presentations by the Marionville High School family and consumer science and childhood development classes. Kids can get free pictures and haircuts, if haircut appointments are made in advance with Ruby's NU Image by calling 417-463-2644 and mentioning Kidz Kraze.
The Lawrence County Health Department will hold food service training workshops in accordance with the revised county food ordinance from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, and from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 18.. Sessions are held at 105 W. North St. in Mt. Vernon. To enroll, call 417-466-2201.
A spaghetti dinner will be offered by Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Post #91 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 17 at 717 E. Broadway. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Carry-outs are available. Proceeds support Legion youth programs.
Renewal notices for members of the Pierce City Rural Fire Department have been mailed. Checks should be mailed by Jan. 31 to PCRFD, PO Box 134, Pierce City Mo. 65723. Cancellation notices will be sent on Feb. 10.
Eagle watching is planning for Saturday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 16 at Roaring River State Park near Cassville.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held at 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday at the First Christian Church, Pleasant and Washington, in Aurora. For more information, call 417-366-0308 or 417-678-2629.