Cox Branson will host a blood drive for Community Blood Center of the Ozarks on Friday, May 29, from noon to 6 p.m. in the Magnolia, Dogwood and Redbud conference rooms at Cox Branson, 525 Branson Landing Blvd. Each donor will receive a gift, while supplies last. To be eligible to give blood, donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and present a valid photo ID. Anyone planning to give is encouraged to eat well and drink plenty of fluids prior to the blood drive. For more information about the blood drive, please visit cbco.org or call 800-280-5337.
The Emergency Medical Technician Class at Gibson Tech Center in Reeds Spring will host its 2nd annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday May 30, from 7-11 a.m. at Gibson Tech Center, 386 Hwy. 76 W., Reeds Spring. Cost is $5 and all proceeds will be used to help offset costs for the EMT students that will be competing at the National Competition this summer.
The Branson Area Community Expo is scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Branson Convention Center. The Expo free and open to the public and will include entertainment, kids play zone area, food and vendor booths from businesses located in the Tri-Lakes area. Members of the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will receive a discounted rate on their booth rental. For more information or to reserve booth space, contact Julie Bolton at 417-243-2115 or email@example.com.
The Pines Community Christian Church Heavenly Hog Ministries Pig Roast will be held Saturday, May 30 at 7968 E. State Hwy. 86, Blue Eye, MO from 3:00-6:00 pm. The menu, for “Love Offering”, includes pork, slaw, beans and dessert. Carry-outs are also available.
Allen Asbury will perform a live CD release concert for his new album "Let It All Be Yours" on Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m. at Grace Community Assembly, 3101 Gretna, Branson. The event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, May 31st
First Christian Church in Kimberling City will host Bluegrass, Bible & BBQ on Sunday, May 31, 2015. They will start worship at 10:30 a.m. featuring the Missouri Boatride Bluegrass Band, then hear a message from Pastor Kent Williams. After services, they will serve BBQ and have more music from the Missouri Boatride Bluegrass Band. The church is located at 5 Hilltop Drive in Kimberling City. For more information, call 417-739-2673.
Monday, June 1st
Bear Creek Springs Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 1-7 from 6-8:30 p.m. for children ages 3 years old through 6th grade. The VBS is free and will also include a Family Night on June 5 and a Pool Party on June 7. The church is located at 179 Devito Loop, 3.5 miles north of the Harrison Wal-Mart. For more information, call 870-741-7937 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, June 2nd
The "Connecting Families and Nature" conference will be held June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Branson Convention Center. The conference aims to facilitate positive movement in the Ozarks toward helping families spend more time outside and enjoying the natural places. A line-up of community leaders, educators and professionals will speak on topics such as:
• improving the health and wellbeing of our children through environmental education and outdoor recreation.
• inspiring and developing a future generation of environmentally conscious leaders.
• creating innovative programs that engage families in our outstanding State Parks.
Registration fee $35 (Registration includes bestselling author Richard Louv's book: The Nature Principle, Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age, a $15.00 value)
For more info or to register, visit www.ozarkswaterwatch.org
Thursday, June 18th
Thursday, June 18, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Calvary Baptist Church - 600 East 50th Street, Joplin, MO
More info - http://www.shofarconcerts.com/matthew-west-june-18th-joplin
Sunday, June 28th
June 28, 2015
OBB will close the fireworks celebration with two sets at 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cross Church Pinnacle Hills - 2448 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR
More info - http://www.itickets.com/events/343197/Rogers_AR/OBB.html
Friday, July 3rd
Sandi Patty, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Dino and Cheryl Kartsonakis,
Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Cor Captis, and Cadence
July 3, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Branson Landing - Branson Landing Boulevard, Branson, MO
More info - http://bransonlanding.com/Entertainment.html
Friday, July 17th
Casting Crowns and Among The Thirsty
Friday, Jul 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Springdale H.S. Performing Arts Center - 101 S. Pleasant Street, Springdale, AR
More info - http://www.itickets.com/events/344112/Springdale_AR/Casting_Crowns.html
Saturday, July 18th
Crowder, Brady Toops & John Tibbs
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Vada Sheid Community Development Center - 1600 South College Street, Mountain Home, AR
More info - http://www.itickets.com/events/345000/Mtn._Home_AR/Crowder.html