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 facebook.com/MSUWomensHistory.
- 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, parkboard.org.
- 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.