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Weekend Outlook August 29-31, 2014


Find out what's happening this weekend in the Ozarks.  Michele Skalicky talks with Jim Kabell with Teamsters Local 245 about the Neal Moore Labor Day Parade and Picnic Monday.

Tonight (8/29) is the last Movies at Founders Park film for the season.  See “The Karate Kid,” rated PG, at dusk.  Free tickets are available at the Busch Municipal Building, at Dan Kinney, Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers, at Mediacom offices and at Mediacom Ice Park.  For more information,

Kids three to six-years-old are invited to the Little Acorns program “Cool Cave Creatures” today (8/29) at 11 or 1:30 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

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The Missouri State men’s soccer team will host Incarnate Word tonight (8/29) at 7 at Plaster Sports Complex.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

Acoustic Jam on the Square is held Friday nights at 7 on the square in West Plains.  Take lawn chairs.

A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Senior Center. All ages are welcome, and admission is $5.

Kids in grades six through 12 are invited to Teen Friday Nights tonight (8/30) at 6 at the Library Station.  For more information, 865-1340.

Blues guitarist Robert Cray will give a concert tomorrow night (8/30) at 8 at The Auditorium in Eureka Springs.  For ticket information, or 479-253-7333.

Learn about bat and cave awareness tomorrow (8/30) from 11 am to 7 pm at Sequiota Park.  And watch the bats’ twilight flight from Sequiota Cave.  To find out more, 833-8923.

A bilingual storytime designed for Spanish-speaking families with kids grade two and younger will be held tomorrow morning (8/30) at 11 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. For details, 862-0135.

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Monarch Butterfly

Learn about monarch butterflies during the program “Monarchs Rule!” at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center tomorrow (8/30) from 1 to 4.  The program is for ages five to adult.  To register, 888-4237.

C-Street Market is open tomorrow (8/30) from 8 am to 1 pm.  For details, click here.

Farmer’s Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (8/30) from 8 to 1 at Farmer’s Park at James River and Republic Rd.  For more information, click here.

The Greater Ozarks Farmers Market is open tomorrow (8/30) from 8 to 1 in the Battlefield Mall parking lot.  To learn more, click here.

The annual Neal Moore Labor Day Parade and Picnic will be held Monday (9/1) at Fassnight Park.  The parade starts at 10 on Hammons Parkway north of Grand and will go west on Grand and south on Campbell to Fassnight Park.  The picnic starts at the park after the parade with a hot dog or brat lunch available for $5.  Proceeds will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  The event also includes kids’ activities, speeches and a car show.