Community Calendar

Oct 7 - 13, 2018





  • Job Skills and Training - On My Own
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Writing a resume, filling out an application, what type of jobs to apply for, what to wear to an interview.


  • Neal Center - Strength and Balance
    8:45 AM
  • Budgeting Class - On My Own
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Basic math, budgeting, utilizing free credit checks, creating basic checklists and making choices
  • Cooking & Household Skills - On My Own
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Laundry, cleaning and cooking skills


  • Neal Center - Coffee Club
    9:00 AM
  • Social & Life Skills Class - On My Own
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Dealing with authority, anger management and medication management.
  • Self Determination Class - On My Own
    3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Students in 8-12 grades. Includes communication skills, assertiveness, listening skills, developing goals and transition plans, hands on problem solving, independent living skills, decision making and leadership skills




  • Cottey Gallery Exhibition - Steve Head
    8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    P.E.O Foundation Art Gallery
  • Neal Center, Polish Poker
    12:30 PM
  • St. Mark's - Cottey College
    8:00 PM
    Recital Hall, $5/$4
    St. Mark's Square is a professional string quartet whose members are currently instructing at or have served on the faculties of Missouri State University, Drury University, and College of the Ozarks. All are permanent chair musicians in the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. Collectively, their performance experience has brought them around the world to concert stages in Europe, the Far East, and South America. They have performed in Broadway shows, the stages of NYC's Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, as well as Branson theaters.


  • Vernon County Farmers Market
    8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Vernon County Fair Grounds
  • Together We Rise - Cottey Event
    5:00 PM
    Dinner and Book Reading, 5pm, $35
    Keynote Address, 7pm, Center for the Arts, $15/$7
    Sarah Sophie Flicker will discuss leading change efforts and share her inspiring story of making history by organizing the 2017 Women's March on Washington, the largest global protest in modern history. "Together we marched on January 21. Together we march still. The moment is now. Together we rise." Following her remarks. Flicker will be available for book signing. Tickets available at