Area events for Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29
Sunday, June 28
Family Life Assembly of God will dedicate an 1,800 square foot KidZone facility during services at 10 a.m. An open house will be held from noon to 1 p.m.
The building was a former classroom in the Lawrence school district that the church purchased and has remodeled.
KidZone will hold the church’s Sunday morning Kids for Christ children’s church program, as well as midweek children’s discipleship ministries.
“We desire to assist parents in raising G-rated kids in an R-rated world,” said Pastor Mark Lehman. “We are thankful for God’s blessing on our church and look forward to expanding more in the near future.
Family Life Assembly of God is located at 1234 N. Rouse. Regular Sunday service times are 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., with KFC Children’s Church held during the 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. services.
Anyone needing additional information may go to www.flagchurch.com, or call the church office at 232-FLAG (3524).
PARSONS — State Line Horse Show Circuit — Youth Appreciation Show will be held at the Parsons Arena, located one mile west and one mile south of the Travel Plaza, Parsons.
Timed events, halter and performance classes will be held. There will be special all-day fees for youth. Current Coggins test is required on horses. There will be no admission charge.
Anyone needing additional information may visit the web site at www.statelinehsc.com or call Anita Burgar, 620-724-6682 or 620-719-0614.
JOPLIN, Mo. — The seventh annual Gilstrap family reunion will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McClelland Park Pavilion, Joplin.
The reunion will start with a wiener roast and visiting. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share, their own beverages and lawn chairs. There will be sharing of old photos, family stories, interviews and entering data on recent births and deaths.
The reunion is for the families and friends of Ora Holeman Gilstrap and Julia Gertrude Denison, Nancy Margaret Gilstrap and Otto Sanders, Mae Harrison Gilstrap and Fred Points, Carrie Alma Gilstrap and Jess A. Hudson, George Nedever Gilstrap and Mary Louisa McDaniel and Noel Jerrymyer Gilstrap and Ida Belle Hill. Anyone needing additional information may contact Kelly Banks at 417-621-5923.
Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 will host a dance, open to the public, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the post home, 2815 N. Joplin. Music will be provided by “Cotton.”
Lounge will open at 1 p.m.
A prayer walk will be held in front of city buildings, with prayers offered in front of the Pittsburg Public Library, Pittsburg City Hall and Law Enforcement Center to bear witness to God’s care for the world and ask God’s continued blessing for those who serve the community.
Those wishing to participate may gather at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary of St. John Lutheran Church, 304 W. Third. All who wish may join the prayer walk or remain in prayer in the church during the walk. Anyone needing additional information may call 231-4085.
Monday, June 29
Frontenac card games
Card games will be played from 1 to 4 p.m. every Monday except holidays at the Frontenac Senior Citizens Building. Primary game is pinochle, but any card game is welcome, and those who wish may bring their own bridge foursome.
Snacks and beverages will be available. Anyone needing additional information may call 230-0707.
TOPS No. 599
TOPS No. 599 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday at College Heights United Methodist Church.
Weigh-in will be from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m., followed by a business session. Anyone needing additional information may call 231-8321.
Pittsburg Public Library will present “Monday Nights at the Movies,” a free program for young adults entering seventh through 12th grades, at 6 p.m. each Monday from June 1 through July 20.
The library will present a popular movie chosen by the Young Adult Advisory Council, shown on a new big screen with a theater quality sound system. All movies will be rated PG or PG-13. This movie, rated PG, is based on the book “Inkheart” by Cornelia Funke, and stars Brendan Fraser.
Free refreshments will be served.
Anyone needing additional information or a list of movies scheduled may stop by the library or call the Youth Services Department at 231-8110.