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Weekend Outlook February 20-22, 2015

David Syzdek

Vulture Venture is tomorrow (2/20) at the Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery in Branson.  KSMU's Michele Skalicky talks with the manager of the visitors center there, John Miller.

Award-winning ornithologist, John Robinson, will present, “Diversity in the Outdoors—Connecting Youth to Nature,” this morning (2/20) at 10 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

The program, “BIRDS—Your Gateway to the Natural Wonders of the World,” will be held tonight (2/20) at 7 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Ornithologist John Robinson will present the program and will answer participants’ questions about birds.  To register, 888-4237.

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The Harrison, Arkansas Noon Lions Club will host its 25th annual Chili Supper tonight (2/20) from 5 to 7 at Harrison High School.  The cost is $5 per tickets.  To learn more, 870-391-8032.

“What’s Happening to Me?  A Mother/Daughter Dialogue” will be held tonight (2/20) from 7 to 9 at Coxhealth’s Foster Auditorium.  This is a discussion on puberty, presented by a registered nurse, for mothers and their daughters ages 10-13.  RSVP by calling 269-LADY.

Culinary for a Cause is set for tomorrow (2/21) in Harrison, Arkansas.  Learn from a seasoned chef during a cooking class from 1 to 5 at First Christian Church and then enjoy dinner at 7 at Hotel Seville .  The cost is $75 for the class and dinner or $50 for dinner.  Proceeds will go to the Share and Care Pantry.  For ticket information, 870-688-6561 or click here.

Ozarks Public Television and Mercy will present “Seuss Science Day” tomorrow (2/21) from 10 am to 4 pm at the Discovery Center of Springfield.  Listen to stories, conduct science experiments and meet the Cat in the Hat.  Tickets are $7 for anyone three and up.  Discovery Center members will get in free.  For more information,

The Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery in Branson will host Vulture Venture tomorrow (2/21) from noon to 5.  There will be outdoor viewing opportunities and indoor activities.  For more information, 334-4865.

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The third annual Evening of Miracles to benefit Children’s Miracle Network, will be held tomorrow night (2/21) at 6 at the Darr Agricultural Center in Springfield.  It will feature dinner, drinks, a silent auction and entertainment.  For ticket information, 269-KIDS or click here.

The Lebanon Ice Bowl 7 Disc Golf Tourney is set for tomorrow morning (2/21) from 8:30 to noon at the Jared Hilton Memorial Disc Golf Course.  The entry fee is $20 and five cans of food or $20.  Proceeds will benefit the Lebanon Area Foundation.  For details, click here.

Sweetheart Night, a fundraiser for Ambassadors for Children, will be held tomorrow night (2/21) at 6 at Highland Springs Country Club.  The evening will feature dining, dancing, entertainment, dessert sampling, a silent auction and more.  AFC provides resources and support to local abused and neglected children.  For ticket information, 708-0565.

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The 12th annual COPE Chili Cook-Off will be held tomorrow (2/21) from noon to 3 at the Cowen Civic Center in Lebanon.  Admission is $5, and proceeds will benefit COPE, which provides a temporary residence for abused women and children and helps them get back on their feet.  To learn more,

The annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night is tomorrow night (2/21) at 6:30 at Memorial Hall in Joplin featuring dancing, dinner, games and prizes.  Tickets are $30 per couple and $10 for each additional child.  For details, 417-625-4750.

Learn to make etched metal jewelry during a class for adults tomorrow afternoon (2/21) at 1 at the Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin.  The cost is $25.  To register,

The film, Sisters of Selma, will be shown tomorrow afternoon (2/21) at 1 at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, MO.  The film is a spiritual take on the Selma voting rights movement of 1965 from some of its unsung foot soldiers—Catholic nuns.  For more information, click here.

The Muppets

The movie, “Muppets Most Wanted,” rated PG, will be shown tomorrow afternoon (2/21) at 1 at the Fair Grove Library.

Disneynature’s, “Bears,” will be shown tomorrow afternoon (2/21) at 1 at the Strafford Library.

Adults are invited to see the classic film, “An American in Paris,” tomorrow afternoon (2/21) at 2 at the Library Center.

The Midtown Carnegie Library will show the classic musical, “West Side Story,” tomorrow afternoon (2/21) at 2.

The Park Central Library’s Weekend Walk-In Theater for anyone 13 and older will show the film, “Dirty Dancing,” rated PG-13, tomorrow night (2/21) at 6:30.

The James Dean Festival continues Sunday night (2/22) at 7 at The City Auditorium in Eureka Springs, AR.  See the film, “Giant.”  Admission is $3.  To learn more, click here.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.