Win a Thanksgiving Turkey at the Parks and Recreation Department’s Annual Shootout

(Joplin, MO) – The Joplin Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Turkey Shootout on Friday, November 18 at 6:00 pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Missouri’s Gymnasium, located at 317 Conmingo Avenue.

Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to come and test their basketball skills with a free-throw contest. Children can compete to win a Thanksgiving turkey and/or gift cards to the event sponsor, Academy Sports & Outdoors.

This event is free, but registration is recommended by November 17.

For more information, please call the Joplin Parks and Recreation office at 417.625.4750 or visit

About Joplin Parks & Recreation:

The Joplin Parks and Recreation Department provides quality parks, services, and programs to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Joplin and surrounding communities. Learn more at


Lynn Iliff Onstot, Public Information Officer
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 204

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