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Weekend Outlook March 8-10, 2013

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  • The MO State Baseball Bears will face Northwestern today (3/8) at 3 and tomorrow (3/9) at 2 at Hammons Field.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • 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 (3/8 & 3/9) are 10:30 to 4:30.  Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.
  • Kids in sixth through 12thgrade are invited to the program “Wonderful World of Oz” this afternoon (3/8) at 3 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  Celebrate all things Oz with games, trivia, treats and movies.  To learn more, 862-0135.
  • The Republic Branch Library is hosting the Wizard of Oz Watch Party at 4 today (3/8) for grades four through 12.  See the 1939 original movie “The Wizard of Oz” and enter for a chance to win a movie pass.  For details, 732-7284.
  • Boat tours of Sequiota Cave are being offered each Saturday and Sunday in March from 10 am to 5 pm, conditions permitting.  The fee is $5 per person, and you can register on-site beginning at 9:30 am.  For more information, parkboard.org/outdoor/index.htm.
  • Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will host a Volunteer Recruitment Fair tomorrow (3/9) from 9 to 3.  Find out about volunteer opportunities at the Battlefield.  For details, 732-2662.
  • The MSU Lady Bears will host Wichita State tomorrow afternoon (3/9) at 2:05 at JQH Arena.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • Kids in fourth through eighth grade can make friendship bracelets at 4 this afternoon (3/8) at the Library Station.  To find out more, 865-1340.
  • Sixth through 12thgraders are invited to the Luck o’ the Irish Leprechaun Bash tonight (3/8) from 9 to 10:30 at the Library Center.  For more information, 882-0714.
  • Learn sign language for babies and toddlers tomorrow morning (3/9) at 10 at the Library Center.  To learn more, 882-0714.
  • Kids in grades six through 12 can perfect their poetry with performers and artists from MO Poetry Slam Springfield tomorrow afternoon (3/9) at 1 at the Library Center.  For details, 882-0714.
  • See the movie “Harvey,” featuring Jimmy Stewart, tomorrow afternoon (3/9) at 2 at the Library Center.  Take a snack if you’d like.  For more information, 882-0714.
  • The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society will host a boating trip to look for birds on Stockton Lake tomorrow (3/9).  To reserve your spot, 581-2757.
  • Grant Beach Community Garden will host the 2ndannual Seed Swap tomorrow afternoon (3/9) from 1 to 3 at 800 W. Hovey.  Take seed tins, bins and envelopes.  To learn more, springfieldcommunitygardens.com.
  • Learn handgun shooting basics during a program tomorrow morning (3/9) from 8 to noon at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center.  To register, 742-4361.
  • Acoustic Essays will present a concert Sunday afternoon (3/10) at 2 at the Library Center as part of the Sunday Concert Series.  The program will feature classic rock, country and Appalachian-style bluegrass.