Thursday, July 19
SUPPORT GROUP: Anyone who is concerned about a friend's or loved one's drinking is invited to attend the Cassville Al-Anon Family Group, which meets at 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Cassville.
OPEN HOUSE: The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house at its office on Main Street in Cassville from 8 to 10 a.m. All area community members are invited to attend to view the renovations that were completed at the office this year.
CLASS: The Cassville Senior Center will offer a paint class at 9 a.m.
SPECIAL EVENT: The Cassville Branch Library will hold its annual summer reading program pool party at the Cassville Aquatic Center from 7 to 9 p.m. All participants are invited to attend.
MEETING: The Barry County Democrat Club will hold its annul picnic at the Barry Electric meeting room at 7 p.m. For more information, call Ruth Thompson at 847-3753 or Nolan McNeill at 847-2893.
MEETING: Pythagoras Masonic Lodge #383 in Cassville will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Lodge building on Business 37.
PROGRAM: The Cassville Branch Library will offer a preschool program at 10:30 a.m. Youngsters will have the opportunity to meet Ronald McDonald.
MOVIE: The Cassville Branch Library will offer the movie for grownups "The Artist" at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, July 20
FUN AND GAMES: The Cassville Senior Center will offer fun and games at 12:30 p.m.
PROGRAM: The Purdy Branch Library will conclude its teen summer reading program with a wrap up party at 3 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to make duct tape photo frames, receive prizes and enjoy refreshments. For more information, call 417-442-7314.
MOVIE: The Cassville Branch Library will offer the family movie "The Seeker" at 4 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring their own snacks.
Saturday, July 21
FESTIVAL: The Purdy Festival will be held at the Purdy School and park beginning at 10 a.m. The event will offer a chicken barbecue, amusement rides, a veteran memorial dedication, a veteran reception and a performance by Tequila, Lime, No Salt.
BLOOD DRIVE: Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood drive at Country Fresh Market on Highway 39 South in Shell Knob from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SPECIAL EVENT: The Cassville High School Class of 1972 will hold its 40th reunion at the Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center at Roaring River State Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to register for the event, call John Reid at 312-953-7882.
Sunday, July 22
Monday, July 23
SUPPORT GROUP: The Turning Point AA group meets at 7 p.m. at the west corner of Mitchell Plaza on Highway 86 in Eagle Rock.
SUPPORT GROUP: Celebrate Recovery will meet at the Golden Baptist Church, on Highway J in Golden, at 7 p.m. A dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. The support group is for anyone with hurts, habits or hangups.
Tuesday, July 24
SUPPORT GROUP: Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. in the basement of St. Lawrence's Catholic Church at the corner of Seventh and Cale streets in Monett. For more information, call 417-442-3706.
SUPPORT GROUP: Celebrate Recovery will meet on the second floor of the Family Life Center in Cassville at 7 p.m. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. The center is located at 200 W. Fifth St. The support group is for anyone with hurts, habits or hangups.
SUPPORT GROUP: A Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous group meets at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Activity Center at 618 Second St. in Washburn. For more information, call 417-489-7662.
COMMODITIES: The Cassville United Methodist Church will offer a USDA TEFAP commodities distribution from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Eligible residents should come to the east entrance of the church. For more information, call 847-2328.
Wednesday, July 25
SUPPORT GROUP: A grief and Alzheimer's support group will meet at the Cassville Senior Center at 12:30 p.m.
PROGRAM: The Purdy Branch Library will conclude its summer reading program with a party and science demonstrations by Heno Head at 3:30 p.m. All participants are invited to attend.
PROGRAM: The Eagle Rock Branch Library will conclude its summer reading program with Dreams of the Past, featuring George Washington Carver. The event will also offer a closing program and awards.
Thursday, July 26
PROGRAM: The Cassville Branch Library will conclude its summer reading program with a movie and prize pick-up program at 1:30 p.m. All participants are invited to attend. The preschool party will be held at 10:30 a.m.
SPECIAL EVENT: The Shell Knob Branch Library will conclude its summer reading program with a pool party and barbecue at the Cassville Aquatic Center from 7 to 9 p.m. All participants are invited to attend.
MEETING: The Barry County Small Business Owners Network will meet at Nickle's Flooring on Highway 112 in Cassville at 7:30 a.m. Stuart Ward, of CBI-Sunbelt Acquisitions and Mergers, will be the special guest speaker.
SPECIAL EVENT: Employer Link will hold an open house and luncheon at the Monett Job Center, located at 100 S. Maple St., beginning at 11 a.m. Jeff Meridith, the new executive director of the Monett Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker. For more information or to make reservations, call 417-206-1717, extension 233.