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Ridge Rockers’ picnic

The Ridge Rockers square dancers will hold a club picnic at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 18, at Pea Ridge City Park. The club will supply the meat, bring a covered dish or salad. This will be for visiting and socializing, we will be dancing a couple of tips. There will also be a short meeting. Everyone is invited!

For more information, call Grant Roth at 531-2043.

Mule Jump plans underway

Plans for the annual Mule Jump are underway.

Anyone interested in helping with the event is invited to meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 19, in City Hall.

Optimist Club meeting

The Pea Ridge Optimist Club will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at the Pea Ridge Middle School cafeteria. The meeting is open to the public and will feature a slide show from Pea Ridge High School AP Biology teacher Tim Pate of theAP students’ trip to South Dakota. Pea Ridge art teacher John McGee will also show off the winning art from the Mule Jump art contest, sponsored by the Optimist Club.

For more information, call Merrill White at 586-8406.

Donations needed for annual Turkey Shoot

NEBCO Fire Department’s 2010 Turkey Shoot is set for Saturday, Sept. 25.

One of the big reasons for the success of the fundraiser is the open and silent auctions held each year. The success of these auctions is largely dependent on the donation of good quality items from area residents that will attract enthusiastic buyers.

To donate items for the sale, call NEBCO at 359-3134 or 656-3707. If unable to bring items to the business office at 14639 S.

Wimpy Jones Rd., Garfield, arrangements can be made to pick them up. For additional information, contact Don Berndt at 359-3134.



Thursday, July 15

10:30 a.m. Storytime Reading, Pea Ridge Community Library, East Pickens Street.

3 - 6 p.m. - Pea Ridge Farmers’ Market, Emergency Services Building entrance off Slack Street.

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.


Friday, July 16

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Autumn Village. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

7 p.m. - Coal Gap Music Show, 20651 Slate Gap Road. For information, call Dee Berry 359-3799 or Don Halsey 359-3425.


Saturday, July 17

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Pea Ridge Historical Society Museum open.

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Big Book Study, BrightwaterMethodist Church.

Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

8-11 p.m. - Snow’s Big Red Barn Dance, 8 miles northeast of Pea Ridge on Missouri KK Highway. For information, call 451-8294 or (417) 341-8456.


Sunday, July 18

1 p.m. - Ridge Rockers club picnic, Pea Ridge City Park. For more information, call Grant Roth at 531-2043.


Monday, July 19

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Jane Cooley at 451-8820.

7 - 9 p.m. - The Mid-South Writer’s Group, Books-N-More, 83 S. Main Street, Cassville, Mo.


Tuesday, July 20

9:30 a.m. - Granny’s Quilts of Love, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Margaret Webb at 451-8640; or Pat Patterson at 451-1500.

10:30 a.m. - 55 and Over Club, EMS community room. For information, call President Bob Hauter at 451-8274.

1:45 - 3 p.m. - TOPS Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church, Garfield. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.


Wednesday, July 21

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Seligman, Mo., Senior Center, free lunch program.For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.



Truck-Tractor pull set

SELIGMAN, Mo. - A Truck and Tractor pull is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 24. It is a S.M.T.T.P.A sanctioned pull at the Ruby’s event park on Missouri Highway 37 South. These big trucks from Springfield, Mo., are usually seen at the big fairs. For more information call 417-662-3611.

Community, Pages 11 on 07/14/2010


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