Area events for Friday, August 28


Legion bingo
Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 will sponsor bingo night, open to the public, at 6:30 p.m. at the post home, 2815 N. Joplin.
Canteen will open at 5:30 p.m. and feature burgers, steak sandwiches and chicken strips.

Joplin dance
JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin Shrine Club will sponsor a dance, open to the public, from 7 to 10  p.m. at 1040 S. Joplin Ave. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
Music will be provided by the Bob Russell Band. Snacks will be available. Admission is $4 per person. Anyone needing additional information may call 417-782-6116.

Cruise night
COLUMBUS — Wheels of Fun Club will have its last cruise of the season at 6 p.m. at Columbus Tire, 710 N. High School.
There will be dash plaques, trophies, door prizes, a 50/50 pot, music and food.  No registration fee is needed, but participants are asked to bring a canned food item for the food pantry sponsored by local churches.
Anyone needing additional information may call 620-674-8531 or 620-597-2746.

Mulberry fundraiser
MULBERRY — “A Night in the Park,” a fundraiser for the 2010 Mulberry Homecoming , will be held at 6 p.m.
There will be games for all ages, including a cake walk at 6 p.m., bingo at 6:30 p.m., three on three basketball tournament and one on one basketball at 7 p.m. and horseshoes at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a pie baking contest, with entries to be received by 7 p.m.
Car show will begin at 6 p.m. Those who wish can vote for their favorite car for 25 cents, and winner of the people’s choice award will be announced at 9 p.m. No Name Band will perform from 8 to 9 p.m. and after prize drawings.
The food booth will offer hot dogs, chili dogs, Polish sausages, Frito  pies, nachos, pie, soft drinks and bottled water. Entry fees will be $5 per person for horseshoe pitch, $5 per player for the basketball tournament, $5 per car for the car show and $1 for all prizes,  including a 3-month-old Jack Russell  terrier, and the 50/50 drawing. Prize drawing will be at 9 p.m. for $100, $50 and $25, with the winner not required to be present. Winners must be present for the other drawings.

Revival services
ARCADIA — Revival services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday at the House of Prayer, 1103 E. 680th Ave., Arcadia.