The University of Missouri Extension of Butler County is hosting an Alzheimer’s 101 class every 4th Thursday of the month from 12 pm to 1 pm at the Extension office. This class will discuss some of the signs and symptoms, benefits of early diagnosis, and activities that benefit brain health. This class requires a $10 registration fee.
Hunter Education Skills classes at Poplar Bluff Junior High School Gym.
Tuesday March 12th, 2019
Classes are from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Open to the public at no cost students must preregister online at http://mdc.mo.gov
Students must bring proof of completion of a knowledge portion of the hunter education course.
Students must bring a sharpened pencil and black ink pen.
Students should bring money for food sold by the Legion Hall
The Poplar Bluff Parks Department is accepting registrations for youth girl's volleyball for 3rd and 4th grades and 5th and 6th grade. The deadline is March 15th and the registration fee is $10.00. Registration forms are available online or can be picked up at the Park and Recreation Department office located at 430 North Second Street.
Ryder Quillman has recently been diagnosed with ALD. This fundraiser will help the family with expenses caring for Ryder.
The Fundraiser will begin at 1:00 PM March 9th at the Qulin American Legion Post 494. There will be an Auction, BBQ Plate Lunches, Karaoke Song Battle Royale, and a Pool Tournament with Singles.
Old Greenville Rendezvous will be April 27th and 28th , 2018!
Family Fun, Food, and Primitive Traders!
The free event will be held two miles south of Greenville at the Greenville Recreation Area. Primitive Traders and Campers Welcome.
The event is a partnership with the Crowley’s Ridge Black Powder Club and the US Army Corp of Engineers.
For more information contact Bushway Melvin Boyers at 573-300-9595.
Door open at 9:00 AM — Tournament starts at 10:00 AM.
Team Entry Fee $25 per person — $75 per team. The entry fee includes a free T-Shirt for each team member.
Team Members must be ages 16 and up. Double Elimination Tournamnet amd deadline for Entry is March 25th, 2019.
For more Information call 573-888-1150
All proceeds will go to the Foundation for Geriatric Education.
Fun for the Entire Family with Door Prizes, half Time Drawings, Grab Bags, and Silent Auction.
April 20th, 2019 at the Caruthersville Recreation Center — it all begins at 6:00 PM
General Admission $4.00
Presented by the Bootheel Area Independent Living Center Services
For more Information call 573-888-0002.
Mark your calendars for the Spring Job Fair Hiring and College Transfer Event on April 4th, 2019 at the Bess Activity Center located on the Three Rivers College Campus. It will be held from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and is sponsored by the Butler County Community Resource Council. For more information call the Butler County Community Resource Council at 573-776-7830.
Fundraiser featuring John Galbrath, The Millstones, Jordynne LaChance, and Just E. Nuff
$10 Admission which includes a $1.50 discount at the Fireside Buffet
Auction will be Sunday, October 28th at the Kennett American Legion Building. The bake sales kicks off at 12:30 pm and the auction begins at 1:00 pm.
To donate for the event or for more information contact Kris Crossno at 573-717-0918 or Deloris Johnson at 573-344-3163
Snacks & Bottle Service provided
$500/person casino chips
Tickets $25/Person or $40/Couple
Race Sponsors- $300
Name your race +6 tickets
Table Sponsors- $100
Name your table +4 tickets
Gun Raffle for a Ruger 243
Poplar Bluff Rotary Club
Saturday November 3rd — 6:30pm to 10:00pm Holiday Inn Ballroom
2018 Butler County Fair
Everyone is welcome to bring entries to the Butler County Fair on September 26th - 29th at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. For more information contact the University of Missouri Extension Butler County Office at 686-8064. .
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES HERE!
The Doniphan Drama Club will be performing "Arsenic and Old Lace" by Joseph Kesselring on Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th at 6:00 pm as well as Sunday, September 16th at 2:00 pm. Location is the Doniphan High School Gymnasium. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.
October 30th, 2018
8:30 am to 2:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff
Old Greenville Days will be September 14th through the 16th 2018!
Family Fun, Food, Music, and Crafts!
The event will be held two miles south of Greenville at the Greenville Recreation Area.
This free event consists of handmade arts and crafts, live bluegrass, gospel, and country music -- A living history encampment -- and plenty of food will be available.
The event is a partnership with the Wayne County Historical Society, US Army Corp of Engineers and Mingo Job Corps.
For more information contact Park Ranger Andrew Jefferson at 573-222-8562.
Saturday September 8th, 2018 from 9 am to 2 pm
Free Entry and for Pre-1980 Only!
Special awards and lots of door prizes! Concessions, Music, and Family Fun! At the Ripley County Fairgrounds on Highway 142 East in Doniphan.
For more information please call 573-996-7772.
The Ripley County Sheriff's Department presents the Drug & Bulling Back to School Bash on August 4th at the Doniphan High School. Entertainment include Brothers Walker and Michael Gardner. Tickets are only $10 and are available at Peoples Bank, Ripley County Sheriffs Department, and Current River Bait and Tackle. The event is sponsored by Peoples Community Bank and Ozark Federal Credit Union.
St Jude Archery Shoot & Auction -- Saturday August 11th
Missouri Department of Conservation
Archery Range - NN Highway - Poplar Bluff, MO from 8am to 2pm
Free Youth Archery Camp
Long Shot Contest with $500 Cash Prize
Dogbone training and other demonstrations
Pop-Up Archery Tournament
Join us for the VIP Banquet
Friday, August 10, 2018
Black River Coliseum - Social Hour at 5:30 p.m.
Reserved Tables of 8 - $350 or tickets can be purchased for $35 (included dinner and drinks)
Meet a St. Jude Family
Live and Silent Auctions
Live music from Hathcoat & Nate Hosie of Headhunters TV
Celebrity meet and greet from 6-7 p.m. from these shows:
Drury Outdoors & Headhunters
Inside Outdoor TV
For more information contact Miranda Fickert at 573-718-2875
Oldies music and sock hop
several food vendors
Prizes and 50/50 drawing
2nd Friday of every month (May 11th, June 8th, July 13th, August 10th, September 14th, and October 12th). At Hefner's Furniture -- 2600 N. Westwood -- Poplar Bluff. No entry fees, no trophies -- just people enjoying the car culture. There will be entertainment, raffles, concessions, and much more. For more information call 573-785-1050
Brought to you by Hefner Furniture and Appliance and Ozark Federal Credit Union
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parade: Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Lineup starts at 8 a.m. at Hydro Adventures Water Park
Parade to start at 9 a.m. Trophies will be awarded to the top three floats, You do have to register. Go to the Downtown Poplar Bluff link below for the application
Starting at 5:00 pm there will be Live Music, Vendors, and Food at the Farmers Market pavilion located on South 5th Street across from the Black River Coliseum
Fireworks sponsored by Briggs and Stratton and Mid-Continent Steel & Wire in Ray Clinton Park starting at dusk, Wednesday, July 4. Park will be closed to the public.
For more information contact Jerrica Fox at 712-2171
Please come and help The Stars and Stripes Museum reach it's goal of $8.000 for new exhibits and repairs. We need 350 people to come by the Dexter Elks Lodge on Saturday, May 19th between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to test drive a Ford vehicle. Must be at least 18 years old to participate. This fundraiser will not cost you anything but will help The Stars and Stripes Museum continue to be a free museum and operate 5 days a week.
Coach Pitch is for any boy or girl who will be 6 years old but who will not turn 8 years old before August 1, 2018. A requirement is for their family to live, work, or own property in Poplar Bluff. A birth certificate must be submitted for all first-year participants at time of registration and for other participants upon request. The fee is $10. Games will be played on Saturday mornings, weather permitting, at McLane Park.
Registration forms are available at the Parks Department office located at 430 North Second Street or online at http://www.poplarbluff-mo.gov/178/Youth-Baseball-Softball. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For questions or more information contact the office at 686-8645.
The Junior Tennis Program is for any boy or girl who will be entering kindergarten through eighth grade. The program will run May 29 through June 7. Grades K-1 will be held 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Grades 2-3 from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Grades 4-5 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Grades 6 to 8 from 10:45 a.m. to noon. Actual times will be determined by number of participants in each age group. The program will be held at the Poplar Bluff High School tennis courts. Fee is $15.00 plus one unopened can of Penn or Wilson tennis balls. Participants must provide their own tennis racket and should bring drinking water to each class. All clinics will be aimed towards beginning to intermediate players.
Registration forms are available at the Parks Department office located at 430 North Second Street or online at http://www.poplarbluff-mo.gov/241/Youth-Tennis. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For questions or more information contact the office at 686-8645.
Narvel Felts is returning to Poplar Bluff!! Come help celebrate his over 60 years of great music. Opening will be Jonathan Estes -- formerly of Blend and Double Edge from Memphis. Advance tickets can be purchased at Hays the Music Store, Myrtles Place, the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce office , or online at www.rodgerstheatre.org. Sat. June 2nd at 7:00 pm. Don't miss this historic event!!
General Admission $15.00
Ozark Federal Credit Union and Zoe's Club will have Piedmont Dog Show on June 9th at the Greenway Area. Registrations begins at 10:30 AM, Demonstrations at 11:00 Am, and the Dog Show begins at 12:00 PM. Most Appealing, Best Looking, Cutest, Cutest Puppy, Best Dressed, large Dog, Medium Dog, and Small Dog -- which best describes your dog?
Its Cruisin The Park -- at Heritage Park in Doniphan. Every 4th Friday (May 25th, June 22nd, July 27th, Aug 24th, Sept 28th, and Oct 26th ) meet at Town and County Supermarket at 6:00 PM. Cruise begins at 6:45 arriving at the park at 7:00 PM. There will be Entertainment and Concessions. For more information call Rick Yates at 573-996-7772.
the 20th Annual Piggott Heritage car Show will be May 18th thru the 20th with proceeds benefiting Make A Wish and local organizations. Registration is $35.00 and $5.00 for each additional vehicle. There will be Entertainment, Lions Club Breakfast on Saturday Morning, and a Saturday Night Downtown Cruise,
There will be an Autism Conference hosted by the Butler County Community Resource Council on May 4th, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff. The conference will begin at 10:00 am and go to 3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided and registration information will be distributed the first week of April.
The 2018 Independence Day Celebration will be held on June 30th at Riverfront Park. The festivities will kick off at 3:00 PM with the Mr. & Miss Current River Pageant sponsored by E&S Pharmacy. After the pageant Dr. Fever and the Venus Fly Trap will have you grooving and moving to some oldies but goodies. There will be vendors, food, kids games, a dunking booth and so much more. You can purchase raffle tickets for the 2 rifles donated by Countryside Chevrolet and Current River Ford that the chamber will be giving away that evening. The festivities will close with a beautiful fireworks display sponsored by People’s Community Bank. We are very thankful for all of the sponsors and volunteers who help make this a great event for our community, but we still need sponsors to help cover the cost of the event. If you have any questions, comments or ideas please let us know we want to hear them and always welcome volunteers.