With a three-day weekend for many since Veterans Day is Monday, there's lots going on Nov. 9-11, 2013.
Saturday, Nov. 9
The Missouri S&T Libyan Students Association will host Libya Night Saturday, Nov. 9, from 6:30-9 p.m. at St. Pat's Ballroom in the Havener Center on campus. There will be a fashion show, Libyan food, music and games. Tickets will be available at the Havener Center and library Nov. 4 from noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $7 for Libyan Students Association members and $9 for non members or $10 at the door. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 29th annual holiday bazaar sponsored by the Rolla Junior Club will be Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rolla Middle School, 1111 Soest Road, Rolla. There will be breakfast and lunch, raffles, pictures with Santa and more than 100 vendors with homemade items. For more information email email@example.com.
Gone to Pieces Quilt Guild of St. Robert will present the 2013 craft fair Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Robert Community Center, 114 JH Williamson Jr. Drive. There will be more than 30 vendors, food and drink available and door prizes. Free admission. For more information contact Delilah 573-774-2021 or Bonnie 573-774-9990.
The Women of Christ Episcopal Church will hold its annual holiday bazaar at the church, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla, Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featured will be the "cookie walk,” ready-to-bake apple pies, goodies and crafts. A light lunch for $7 will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Reservations are not required. There is free parking at the church. For more information or to order a pie for $15, call Pat Oster at 573-364-6580.
The second annual Military Aerospace Society’s Veterans 5K will take place Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park on Southview Drive in Rolla. There will be a 1K, 3K and 5K routes, live bands, including Fivefold and Madora, and a barbecue. Part of the society’s mission is to raise funds for the veterans park. Donations are appreciated. People can sign up the day of the event. For official sponsorship, contact Jared Applebaum at 314-757-7614 or Ethan Nichols at 816-289-0305.
The documentary “Nurses: If Florence Could See Us Now" will be shown Saturday, Nov. 9, from 3-5 p.m. at the community room at Presbyterian Manor, 1200 Homelife Plaza, Rolla. The event is free. Donations will be accepted. Call 573-458-7164 to register. Seating limited to 99. This event is sponsored by the South Central Missouri Nurse Coalition, Missouri Nurses Association and Area Health Education Center. For questions or more information, call 573-458-7164.
A fundraiser for a stage at Little Piney Community Park in Newburg will take place at the park Saturday, Nov. 9, beginning at 4 p.m. The event will feature live music, refreshments and hayrides. The cost is $6 for adults. Children ages 13 and under can attend for free. For more information contact Park Director John Dix at 465-1052.
Rolla's Got Talent is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Leach Theatre, at 400 W. 10th St., Rolla. All proceeds help Newburg Elementary School’s Buddy Pack weekend children’s feeding program. Tickets are $10 at the Leach Theatre box office. Entertainers will compete for an expense-paid trip to an official America’s Got Talent audition in Denver. Celebrity judge and guest performer Neal E. Boyd, season 3 winner of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, will attend. For more information, visit contact Eva Seibert at 1-800-764-3663 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rhea Saddle Club will hold a bluegrass jam Saturday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. on County Road 5320. There will be all-you-can-eat biscuits and gravy for $5. All are welcome.
Sunday, Nov. 10
The St. James V.F.W. Post 5608 and the Community Bank of St. James will host this year's Veterans Day dinner Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. at the St. James V.F.W.- Post, located at 18775 State Route K in St. James. People can sign up to win an Maries County Bank employee sponsored trip to the Central Missouri Honor Flight or a new American flag. Call 573-265-4600 or visit www.mariescountybank.com for more information!
Monday, Nov. 11
The Rolla Parks and Recreation Department will offer a new pom dance class for girls ages 6-12. Registration is at The Centre where classes will be held Mondays from Nov. 11 to Dec. 16 from 5:30-6:15 p.m. in the activity room. There is a $25 registration fee. The deadline to register is Nov. 6. For more information, contact Briana Joynt at 573-341-2386.
The Miner Retirees will meet for their monthly luncheon meeting Monday, Nov. 11, at the Rolla Elks Lodge. A handicapped entrance is located on the south side of the building. The speaker for this meeting will be Kelley Stuck, of UM Benefits. For information or reservations, if you are not contacted, call Betty at 364-3149. Reservations are needed by Friday, Nov. 8.
The Rolla License Office will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. The office will reopen Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 8 a.m.
There will be no changes in trash service and recycling service in the City of Rolla Monday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. Trash cans and recycling tubs should be placed curbside by 6 a.m. on the normal collection day. For any questions, call 573-364-6693.
The Republican Women of Phelps County will hold their Veterans Day meeting Nov. 11 beginning at noon at Penelope's Restaurant, 1049 Kingshighway, Rolla. The event will feature a guest speaker who is a survivor of the Korean War. The public is invited to attend. For more information call Carlene May at 341-2642 or Marlowe Scott at 364-2851.