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Local Farms – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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One thing about living in Southwest Missouri are all of our options of local farms. We never seem to be too far from berry picking, farm fresh eggs, milk and meat. The area definitely supports farmers and here we have a list of them that keeps growing!

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Cozy Coffee Shops – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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I love, love, love our local coffee shops. You walk in and the smells of those nutty beans that hit you in the face, the art decor and the atmosphere, and the special getaways we can sneak to with our spouse or children. Something about a cup of Joe just makes a sweet time with our friends and family. Below you will find a list of locally owned coffee shops, and local roasters – YES!

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Joplin Art – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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Have you seen all the talent the Joplin area is exploding with? I look at it in just amazement! Thankfully these talented artists are sharing their tricks and techniques with classes and with the opportunity in purchasing their art.

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Toddler Time and Pre-K Classes – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

“I need a place for the kids to play… and I need a place to talk with other mom’s”. I’ve said it, my friends have said it, and I know every other mom has said it. Parenting is HARD. You can feel like you have lost yourself in this unknown mommyhood, and sometimes just need someone to say “Yes. I also got 4 hours of sleep, finished cold coffee, was kicked by a ninja all night, and ate stale cheerios for breakfast.”

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Schermerhorn Park – The Southeast Kansas Nature Center – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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Schermerhorn Park has been a part of Galena, KS, since the 1930’s, and the home of some of the rarest animals in Kansas. The Southeast Kansas Nature Center is a vital part of the park as well.

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KiddieLand Park, Pittsburg KS – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

 

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This park has been in operation for over 60 years, and it’s located right inside Pittsburg, Kansas. I have pictures of myself riding these rides, so it’s pretty surreal watching our children on them.

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Birthday Parties – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

Looking for a party venue? Joplin and the surrounding area is bursting with them, including options for arts and crafts, hands-on educational, sports, dancing and some just plain fun! Click the name of the venue for the Facebook and/or website to pull up.

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Joplin Area Attractions

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Here you will find a list of family friendly attractions in and around the Joplin area. You will find something to do indoors as well as outdoors, that will keep all ages busy. A few favorites of ours would be the indoor bounce houses, nature centers, and discovery centers.
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Gift Guide – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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Gift giving is such a special process as you search high and low for that one perfect gift for your child. It’s also hard when they have every toy known to man, and you just can’t even fathom another toy in your house. We totally get it! Take a look at these experience gifts from local businesses that your children will sure to love, and you will too!

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Summer Camps for Kids – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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Looking for a summer camp for your child? Take a look at the list of camps we have listed below, and have your kids making memories in no time! To find more information on a camp, click the name of the camp and the website will pull up. Feel free to contact us with camp information that we can add to the list! 

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4th of July Events ~ Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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4th of July is one of our favorite events in the Joplin area. There are always great concerts, family activities, food, and of course fireworks! For more information on events, click on the event name. Please contact us with your 4th of July information to add to our guide.

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