A "sweetheart dance" is planned for 7 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, at the Monett Senior Center, 405 Dairy St. The Fun Timers Band will provide music. Participants are encouraged to bring potluck or finger food. Admission is $3.
A Super Sunday Party with the Eagles Aerie #3948 at 18896 Farm Road 2185, north of Aurora, will begin at noon on Sunday, Feb. 3. The $7 admission and all you can eat treats will benefit the Childrens' Advocacy Center.
A luncheon will be offered on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at VFW Post #4207, hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary. The menu will include chili, cornbread, Fritos, loaded baked potato bar, salads, dessert and beverage. Cost will be $6.
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.
A monthly dance will be held at the Cassville Senior Citizens Center,, located at 1111 Fair St., beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, featuring the Roaring River Sounds Band. There is a $4 cover charge. All proceeds benefit the Senior Center. Finger foods are welcomed. For more information, call 417-847-4510.
Live music at the McDowell Jubilee will return on Saturday, Feb. 2. The open mike session starts at 6:30 p.m. Performers of all kinds are welcome. The Jubilee hall is located six miles south of Highway Z in Pleasant Ridge, off Highway VV, then follow the signs.
The Lawrence County Health Department will hold food service training workshops from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Feb., 1 and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 8, at the department office, 105 W, North St. in Mt. Vernon. Cost is $10 per participant. Call 417-466-2201 to enroll. Beginning Jan. 1, establishments will receive critical violations for any employee who does not have a food ID card.
The 12th annual Christopher Foundation Gospel Celebration will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the First Baptist Church, 12325 E. Highway 86 in Neosho. A chili/hot dog supper will begin at 5 p.m., followed by singing at 5:30 p.m. Music will feature the Old Friends Quartet, Corky Long, Shepherd's Own and the FBC Neosho Group. Proceeds benefit public awareness and support in the pediatric cancer fight. For more information, contact Cathy at 417-451-1434.
St. John's Lutheran Church has established a benefit account at Community National Bank in Monett and Aurora for Chloe Fellwock, daughter of Mark and Johna Fellwock.
A Valentine's Dinner is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Pierce City Senior Center, Cost is $12 per person, payable when making reservations. The dinner includes stuffed pork loin. For more information, call 476-5006.
Missouri Southern State University in Joplin will offer a volleyball camp on Feb. 18 and 25 and on March 4 and 11. Cost is $60. For more information, contact coach Trish Knight at 417-274-3925 or register online at www.mssuvolleyballcamps.com.