Thursday, Aug. 23
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.
Friday, Aug. 24
FUN AND GAMES: The Cassville Senior Center will offer fun and games at 12:30 p.m.
SPECIAL EVENT: The Seligman Senior Center will hold a potluck supper at 6 p.m. The event will also offer bluegrass music.
PAGEANT: The 2012 Crane Broiler Festival Slick Chick Pageant will be held at the Crane Community Building, located at 106 East Edgewood in Crane, at 6:30 p.m.
MEETING: The Barry County Small Business Owners' Network will meet at Nickle's Flooring on Highway 112 in Cassville at 7:30 a.m. For more information, call 847-2484.
MOVIE: The Cassville Branch Library will show "Chimpanzee" at 4 p.m. All area families are invited to attend. Families can bring snacks to the event.
Saturday, Aug. 25
SPECIAL EVENT: The Cassville Rotary Club will hold its annual demolition derby at the Bill Hailey Arena in Cassville at 7 p.m.
DEDICATION: A flagpole dedication will be held at the Wheaton Depot Museum at 3 p.m.
SPECIAL EVENT: The Wheaton Volunteer Fire Department will begin serving barbecue meals at the Wheaton City Park at 11:30 a.m. The event will also offer a horseshoe tournament at 11 a.m., children's carnival rides beginning at 1 p.m. and musical entertainment starting at 3 p.m. The annual duck race will be held at 8 p.m.
CLASS: The Purdy Branch Library will offer a photography class with wildlife photographer Bob Ball at 11 a.m. For more information, call 417-442-7314.
Sunday, Aug. 26
Monday, Aug. 27
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.
SPECIAL EVENT: The annual Barry County land tax sale will be held at the Barry County Courthouse in Cassville at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 28
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.
MEETING: The Barry County Republican Club will meet at Grant's Restaurant in Monett at 6:30 p.m. Senator Jack Goodman will serve as the guest speaker.
Thursday, Aug. 30
MARKET: A farmers' market will be held at the Old Church Gallery in Shell Knob from 8 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 417-858-2510.
RIBBON CUTTING: The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at Kristine's Consignments, located at 101 East Seventh St. in Cassville, at 11:30 a.m. All chamber members are invited to attend.