All who are interested in the purpose and activities of the Friends of the Library organization are invited to attend a free picnic at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14, in the pavilion area near the splash pad in King Jack Park.
The Friends support the Webb City Public Library.
Downtown Joplin Alliance welcomes the community for June’s Third Thursday.
This month’s sponsor, Pro Musica, presents presents a live jazz concert by the Brubeck Brothers Quartet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Sixth and Main streets.
The Brubeck Brothers, last in Joplin in 2018, are always an audience favorite with their dynamic music and engaging performance. No reservations are required. This is a bring your own chair performance!
Also, the annual You Belong Celebration will be held to acknowledge the hard work done to be a welcoming city. It will include a solidarity walk at 6 p.m., when Mayor Stanley, City Council members, the business community, faith leaders, and other Joplin neighbors as they depart from City Hall and walk to Third and Main streets. There will be a long community table in the food truck area.
The Freeman Health System Caregiver Support Group will host guest speakers from Legal Aid and Home Instead at its Thursday, June 17, meeting.
Jeffiner Thompson, project director and attorney with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, will discuss guardianship, power of attorney, healthcare directives and beneficiary deeds, as well as federal rights to medicare, social security and more.
Laura Land, of Home Instead Senior Care, will discuss how to help a loved one with personal hygiene along with discussion of equipment that can assist in caring for an individual.
Facilitated by Freeman’s Jennifer Berry, the support group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Freeman East conference rooms. Physical distancing and wearing masks will be practiced.
RSVP to Kathy Mason at email@example.com or call (417) 347-8463.
Connect2Culture recently announced the final lineup for JOMO Jammin’ In July, a new, free series that celebrates local talent as well as the return of live performances. Held at Joplin’s Mercy Park (28th Street and South Picher Avenue), the series will feature eight locally based musical groups over four consecutive Saturday evenings.
SEATING: This is a BYOC (bring your own chair event). Seating is first-come, first-served.
FREE RESERVATIONS: Free reservations can be made through completing an online form at bit.ly/c2c-jomo-jammin. Completion is not required for admission; however, it is appreciated in helping C2C plan accordingly.
COVID-19 SAFETY: All in attendance are asked to be mindful of current CDC guidance regarding COVID-19. Individuals are welcome to wear masks who have not yet been vaccinated or who otherwise desire. Social distancing between parties is strongly encouraged.
QUESTIONS: Call (417) 501-5550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is made possible by Freeman Health System, as well as the Missouri Arts Council, Harry M. Cornell, Jr., Dr. Lance & Sharon Beshore, Dr. Michael & Jeri Lynn Joseph, and others.
Free Online Reservations: https://bit.ly/c2c-jomo-jammin
C2C Event Webpage: http://connect2culture.org/performances/jomo-jammin-2021/
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/842327676368631