Thursday, Sept. 26

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stockton High School. For more information, call (800) 280-5337.

Cedar County Memorial Hospital fundraising dinner, 5-7:30 p.m., 1401 S. Park, El Dorado Springs. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children 10 and younger. For tickets, call (417) 876-3410.

Dementia Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility classroom, 1523 Third Road. For more information, call Debra Stockton at 276-5126.

Saturday, Sept. 28

VFW Post No. 5525, Stockton, plays bingo at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Doors open at 3 p.m., selling begins at 4 p.m. A service officer will be on-site at VFW from 3-9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 29

Stockton Saddle Club playday, 3 p.m. at Ray H. Zumwalt Expo Center, RB Road, Stockton. Sign-up at 2:30 p.m. Events include flag racing, barrel racing, trail and pole bending. Entry fees are $2 per class for club members and $4 for non-members. For more information, call Amy French at (417) 214-6148 or Kelli Davidson at (417) 296-1063.

Monday, Sept. 30

The Cedar County Historical Society meets and the museum will be open from 1-4 p.m., 106 W. Davis St., Stockton. For information, call Judy Nichols at 276-1142.

Ventriloquist Angela Hollenberg and Friends, 2 p.m. at the Stockton branch of the Cedar County Library and 4:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Springs branch.

Cedar County Chapel Hills Fire Protection District will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the fire station at Mo. 215 and 1425 road. The public is invited.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Nine Wonders Optimist Club of El Dorado Springs meets at 6:30 p.m. Call Polly Floyd at (417) 876-7645 for location and membership information.

Optimist Club of Stockton meets at 6:30 p.m. at Simple Simon's Pizza. For more information, call 276-4109.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

CHART meets at noon at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital classroom at 1400 South Park St., El Dorado Springs. For more information, call Suzann at (417) 876-5477.

Pinochle Tournament is at 12:30 p.m. at Korth Center, 309 W. Englewood Dr., Stockton.

Stockton Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. Call Doug Hedrick at 276-8812 for more information.

WEEKLY EVENTS

Cedar County environmental issues are being referred to the Polk County Health Department at (417) 326-7250.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

The Stockton Area Ministerial Alliance thrift store is open 9 a.m.-noon.

Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

Stockton recycling bins are open 2-4 p.m. on Arnold Wallen Way on the west side of Fifth Street.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Cedar County Health Department in Stockton is closed. Appointments for immunizations can be scheduled at 276-6416. Water sample kits can be left at the exercise center. Birth and death certificates are available at the El Dorado Springs Health Department.

Monday

Cedar County Health Department in Stockton is open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 807 Owen Mill Rd. for birth and death certificates, to scheduled appointments. Call 276-6416.

Korth Center has bingo at 9 a.m., arthritis exercise at 10 a.m. and pinochle at 12:30 p.m. Pool is played daily 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and rook and dominoes daily at 12:30 p.m. at 309 W. Englewood Dr., Stockton. Call 276-5306 for a complete listing of activities.

Cub Scout Pack 69 meets at 6:30 p.m. at Stockton United Methodist Church. For more information, call Pat Holdeman at 276-4717.

Tuesday

Korth Center’s care manager is available to help with Medicare questions or emergency needs. Call 276-5306 to make an appointment.

For information on Alanon, call 276-3546.

Church of Christ food pantry, 302 E. Hospital Rd., El Dorado Springs, is open from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, serving pantry items for El Dorado Springs residents. Commodity items are available to Cedar County residents from 8-11 a.m. on the Thursday following the third Wednesday of each month. The pantry is closed the third Wednesday of each month for truck delivery. Pre-registration is required. Applications are available at the pantry and are accepted Wednesdays only. For more information, call the pantry at (417) 876-3661 or the church at (417) 876-4256.

Korth Center has canasta at 1 p.m., 309 W. Englewood Dr., Stockton. Call 276-5306 for a complete listing of activities.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 6:15 p.m. at Freewill Baptist Church, RB Road, Stockton. Call (417) 770-4315 for information.

American Legion Post 233 in El Dorado Springs hosts bingo at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday

The Stockton Area Ministerial Alliance thrift store is open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Stockton Food Pantry is open from 9 a.m.-noon. For more information, call Michael Tunnell at 276-1352.

St. Andrew Lutheran Church offers gently-used shoes for 50 cents per pair. Open from 1-6 p.m. or call (417) 840-1610 for other times or questions. The church is on south Mo. 39, Stockton.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at the west end of the basement at Stockton United Methodist Church. Call 276-6388 or (417) 309-3379 for information.

Thursday

Cedar County Health Department in Stockton is open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 807 Owen Mill Rd. for birth and death certificates, to scheduled appointments and take water samples. Jill will handle WIC appointments and a nurse is available for previously scheduled vaccinations. Call 276-6416.

TOPS MO 319 meets from 8:35-10 a.m. at Church of Christ, 302 E. Hospital Rd., El Dorado Springs.

Korth Center has arthritis exercises from 10-11 a.m. and chess from 2-4 p.m.

Friday

VFW Post 257, El Dorado Springs plays bingo at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Horse races and a veteran’s service officer are available. For more information, call Jim at (417) 876-4727.

Saturday

Play volleyball at 6 p.m. at Stockton Middle School gymnasium. For more information, call 276-1487.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at the west end of the basement at Stockton United Methodist Church on east Mo. 32. Anyone is welcome. Call 276-6388 or (417) 309-3379 for information.

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