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Weekend Outlook February 22-24, 2013

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  • West Plains BrewFest is set for tonight (2/22) from 6 to 9 at the West Plains Civic Center.  Sample more than 40 craft beers and enjoy hor d’oeuvres.  Admission is $25 at the door.  Proceeds will benefit the West Plains Council on the Arts’ Gatewood Family Scholarship.  To learn more, 293-2325.
  • Take part in Animal Jeopardy tonight (2/22) from 6:30 to 9:30 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  It’s come and go, but plan to spend an hour.  For more information, 888-4237.
  • A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Senior Center.  Admission is $4, and all ages are welcome.
  • Acoustic Jam on the Square is held Friday nights at West Plains Music Store on the West Plains Square.  Take instruments and lawn chairs.
  • The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County, 155 Park Central Square, is hosting the exhibit “Sun, Sports and Summer Fun:  A Celebration of the 100thAnniversary of Springfield-Greene County Park Board” through March 15th.  Hours today and tomorrow (2/22 & 2/23) are 10:30 to 4:30.  Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.
  • Farmers Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (2/23) from 9 to 1 at 4139 S. Nature Center Way.  For details, loveyourfarmer.com.
  • Learn Winter Tree Identification Through Nature Journaling tomorrow (2/23) from 10 to noon at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.
  • Kids three to six-years-old are invited to the Little Acorn’s program “Opossum Trot” tomorrow morning (2/23) at 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.
  • Drury University will offer free tax help for low-income and senior taxpayers tomorrow (2/23) from 10 to 3 at the Breech School of Business Administration at Central and Drury Lane.  For details, 873-7522.
  • Get free tax help tomorrow (2/23) from 10 to 2 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  The service is for those with low-to-moderate incomes, the elderly, those with disabilities and non-English speakers.  To make an appointment, 864-0030.
  • Ozarks Public Television and Mercy Children’s Hospital present Read Across America Seuss Science Day tomorrow (2/23) from 10 to 4.  Kids can take part in hands-on science activities, hear stories and get their picture taken with the Cat in the Hat.  For more information, discoverycenter.org.
  • The Springfield-Greene County Park Board will offer the class,  Winter Outdoor Safety & Preparedness, Cities To Wilderness tomorrow night (2/23) at 7 at the Watershed Center at Valley Water Mill.  To register, 833-8647.
  •  The West Plains Library Foundation’s Chili Cook-Off 2013 will be held tomorrow (2/23) from noon to 4 at the West Plains Civic Center.  Tickets are $7 at the door.
  • The 3rdannual Women with Heart Luncheon to raise money for equipment for Heart Care Services at OMC will be held tomorrow (2/23) from 11 to 1 at the South Campus of the First Baptist Church in West Plains.  For more information, 293-0934.
  • The Library Center invites kids to celebrate Clifford the Big Red Dog’s birthday tomorrow morning (2/23) at 10.  To learn more, 882-0714.
  • The Polk County 4-H annual Soup Supper & Dessert Auction will be held tomorrow night (2/23) from 5 to 7:30 at the Bolivar Elk Lodge, 1990 W. Broadway in Bolivar.  Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 tomorrow.  For more details, 326-4916.
  • The MSU men’s soccer team will host Central Arkansas tomorrow afternoon (2/23) at 1 and Southwest Baptist at 3:15 at Plaster Sports Complex.  For ticket information, 836-7678.
  • MSU will host and compete in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association stock seat horse show tomorrow (2/23) from 2 to 6 and Sunday (2/24) from 9:30to 1 at the Darr Agricultural Center.  For details, missouristate.edu.
  • The MSU Lady Bears will host Evansville tomorrow night (2/23) at 7:05 at JQH Arena.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • The Mid-America Singers present “American Tapestry in Song and Verse” Sunday night (2/24) at 6:30.  The concert is free, but donations will be accepted for the Brentwood Library renovation project.
  • Oscar Experience:  Springfield will take place Sunday night (2/24) at 6 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center.  The event will include a telecast of the Oscars, a live auction, sit-down dinner, live entertainment and more.  Proceeds benefit Isabel’s House.  For ticket information, 865-2273 or isabelshouse.org.