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Weekend Outlook June 5, 2010

  • Eat for a cause
  • Learn how to manage digital photos
  • Hear live music
  • Dance
  • Buy fresh produce
  • Watch a boat race
  • Run
  • Bike
  • Find out about youth resources
  • Play golf
  • Learn primitive fire skills
  • Fish
  • Vote absentee
  • See a horse show
  • Tour a garden
  • Pamper yourself
  • The Child Advocacy Center will host its 5th annual fundraising dinner tonight (6/4). The theme this year is “Taste of Cakes at Tuscan Hill.” For more information, 831-2327.
  • The Edge at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library will offer an Introduction to Digital Photos class at 10 this morning (6/4). To register, 837-5011.
  • The Sounds on the Square free summer concert series kicks off tonight (6/4) at 5 featuring Honky Suckle, Brian Hom and Members Only. Tomorrow night at 6, the series will present The Bringers of the Dawn, Jah Kings and Static Variation. For more information,
  • A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Senior Center. Admission is $4, and all ages are welcome.
  • The Wilson’s Creek Farmers’ Market opens at 4:30 this afternoon (5/28) and is open every Friday at First Baptist Church of Battlefield at FF and Weaver Rd.
  • The Greater Springfield Farmers’ Market opens tomorrow morning (5/29) at 8:30 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall parking lot.
  • To learn more about Farmers’ Markets in Missouri, visit
  • The Rockaway Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the 19th annual Hydroplane Races tomorrow and Sunday (6/5 & 6/6) from 10 to 5. For details, 417-561-4280.
  • CoxHealth Fitness Centers will host the 19th annual Medical Mile and 5K run/walk tomorrow (6/5). There will also be a kids carnival and a wellness expo. For details, visit
  • The Polk County Bike Club will host the Wildflower Ride on National Trails Day tomorrow (6/5). It will start from the Bolivar trailhead of the Frisco Highline Trail and will turn around at the Willard trailhead. There are various lengths available. Proceeds will go to the maintenance fund for the Polk County section of the trail. To learn more,
  • The Greene County Juvenile Office and Reclaiming Futures invite you to the 4th annual Community Awareness Fair tomorrow (6/5) from 11 to 3 at Jordan Valley Park. The event will connect parents and kids with youth-oriented resources in the community. There will be live music, free food and family entertainment. Admission is free.
  • The Lebanon Art Guild presents Art in Bloom 2010 tomorrow and Sunday (6/5-6/6). The art show and sale will feature local artists as well as food, children’s activities, art demos, art lessons, music, poetry and an art auction. For more information, visit
  • The Sandy Butler Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Heart Care Services program at Ozarks Medical Center is tomorrow (6/5) at the West Plains Country Club. To learn more, 257-2726.
  • Learn how to start fires without matches and butane during the Primitive Skills Series program “Fire and Flinstone” Sunday afternoon (6/6) from 1 to 3 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
  • High Strung will be featured in the next Arts in the Park concert series at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield tomorrow night (6/5) at 7. Admission is free. Take lawn chairs and blankets.
  • The 29th annual Kids Fun Fishing Day will be held tomorrow (6/5) at Sportsman’s Park, 2500 E. Kearney. The free event, hosted by the MO Conservation Department, Bass Pro Shops and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, will teach kids fishing techniques. There are two sessions: the first is at 9 with check-in at 8:30 and the second at 10:30 with check-in at 10. To register, visit or call 864-1049.
  • The Greene County Clerk’s Office will be open tomorrow (6/5) from 9 to 1 for anyone wishing to cast an absentee vote in the special election June 8th. To find out more, 868-4060.
  • The American Heritage Grassroots Music Festival is tomorrow (6/5) from 10 am to 7 pm in Ash Grove. There will be live acoustic music, folk dance performances, a fish fry, children’s activities and more. Proceeds will benefit the Ozarks African-American Heritage Museum. For more information visit
  • The Eureka Springs Blues Weekend continues thru Sunday. For details,
  • The Springfield Charity Horse Show to benefit Bridges for Youth continues thru tomorrow (6/5) at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. For more information, 888-0686.
  • The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will host their 2nd annual Garden Tour tomorrow (6/5) from 9 am to 3 pm at the StoneBridge Village and Resort in Branson West. Tickets are $15, and lunch is an additional $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, 357-6812.
  • A Spa Day benefit for Isabel’s House will be held Sunday (6/6) from 1 to 5 at Maschino’s. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the door.