Joplin, MO – A variety of activities – from a 5k run to film screenings – are planned during Veterans Week at Missouri Southern State University.

A special Veterans Day ceremony will be held at noon Friday, Nov. 11, at the Freedom Flag Plaza.

Other campus events include a panel discussion on community interaction with police, screenings of “Pete’s Dragon” and the 2016 Miners Bowl.

Monday, Nov. 7

Veteran Appreciation Luncheon: Noon, Billingsly Student Center Ballroom. To RSVP, call 417-350-6491.

“Black Hawk Down”: 6:30 p.m., Phelps Theatre. The film will be screened as part of Veterans Week activities.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Spirit Bingo: 12:20 p.m., Lions Den. Students can play for a chance to win some MOSO swag, courtesy of the Campus Activities Board.

Military Fitness Competition: 5:30 p.m., Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. Registration starts at 5 p.m.; entry fee is $10.

“The Hurt Locker”: 6:30 p.m., Phelps Theatre.

Women’s Basketball vs. Livin’ the Dream: 7 p.m., Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. Exhibition game.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Custom dog tags: 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (or supplies run out), Billingsly Student Center. Students can put a favorite photo on a dog tag.

Strengthening Police and Community Relations and Interactions: Noon to 1 p.m., Mills Anderson Justice Center Auditorium. Panel discussion with area law-enforcement representatives; free and open to the public.

“Pete’s Dragon”: 2:30 and 6:30 p.m., Phelps Theatre. Free and open to the campus community.

Friday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day ceremony: Noon, Freedom Flag Plaza.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Fort Hays State: 6 p.m., Robert Young Gymnasium.

“Pete’s Dragon”: 6:30 p.m., Phelps Theatre.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Run with the Heroes 5k: 9 a.m., south parking lot. A 1-mile fun run will begin

Women’s Volleyball vs. Nebraska Kearney: 11 a.m., Robert Young Gymnasium.

Miners Bowl-MSSU vs. Pittsburg State: 3:30 p.m., Fred G. Hughes Stadium. Senior Day recognitions.

-WWW.MSSU.EDU-