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Weekend Outlook March 1-3,2013

  • First Friday Live will kick off MSU’s Women’s History Month celebration tonight (3/1) at 7 at the Gillioz Theatre.  The event will include painting on stage, live music and artwork.  For a complete list of the month’s events, visit
  • Springfield News-Leader photojournalist Bob Linder will speak about how technology has changed newsgathering and storytelling tonight (3/1) at 6:30 at Drury’s Pool Art Center Gallery at 940 N. Clay.  The presentation is part of Drury’s convocation series “Voices Unbound:  New Media and the Future of Democracy.”  Admission is free.
  • The MSU women’s soccer team will host Missouri S & T this afternoon (3/1) at 2 at Plaster Sports Complex.
  • The MSU men’s basketball team will face Bradley tonight (3/1) at 7:05 at JQH Arena.
  • The public is invited to join Ozark Greenways in the opening of a new section of the South Dry Creek Greenway tomorrow morning (3/2) at 10 at 4800 N. Farm Rd. 141 (old Highway 13).  For more information, 864-2015.
  • Visitors to Hy-Vee in Springfield tomorrow (3/2) from 10 to 2 will be able to walk through a giant inflatable colon to learn about colon health.  There will also be information booths and cooking demonstrations to educate people about preventing colon cancer.
  • Sequiota Cave Boat Tours will be offered to anyone eight years and older Saturdays and Sundays in March from 10 to 5.  The tours will start this Sunday (3/3).   Register on-site starting at 9:30.  The cost is $5 per person.  For more information,
  • The annual West Plains Home and Garden Show is tomorrow (3/2) from 9 to 5 and Sunday (3/3) from 11 to 4 at the West Plains Civic Center.  Admission is $4 per day or $5 for a weekend pass. Children 12 and under get in free.
  • Author and personal historian, Wayne Groner, will present the free class “Your Memories, Your Book:  Writing Your Life Story” tomorrow morning (3/2) at 10 at the Library Center.  To learn more, 883-4532.
  • Drury University will offer free tax preparation for low-income and senior taxpayers tomorrow (3/2) from 10 to 3 at the Breech School of Business Administration at Central and Drury Lane.  For more information, 873-7522.
  • Anyone with low-to-moderate incomes, the elderly, those with disabilities and non-English speakers can get free tax help tomorrow (3/2) from 10 to 2 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  For details, 864-0030.
  • Mystery writer Ridley Pearson will speak at the Quill Awards Gala and receive the 2013 Quill Award from the Writers Hall of Fame tomorrow night (3/2) at 6 at the Tower Club.  Tickets are $35.  For more information, 844-5872.
  • Eureka House Concerts will present Chuck Brodsky with Scott Aycock opening for him Sunday night (3/3) at the Eureka Unitarian Church, 17 Elk Street.  A pot-luck is at 5 and the concert starts at 6.  Admission is $12.
  • A free screening of Wonder Women!  The Untold Story of American Superheroines will take place Sunday night (3/3) at 6 at The Moxie, 431 S. Jefferson.  The documentary traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Women.