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Weekend Outlook July 24-26, 2015


C-Street City Market will host their 2nd annual Summer Bazaar tomorrow (7/25).  KSMU's Michele Skalicky talks with the market's director, Sarah Byrd, to learn more.

The Movies at Founders Park Series continues this weekend with “Ghostbusters” tonight (7/24) and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” tomorrow night (7/25) at dusk.  Free tickets are available at the Chesterfield, Dan Kinney and Doling Family Centers, at the Busch Municipal Building, Mediacom Ice Park and Mediacom offices.  To learn more,

Kids in grades K-5 can cool off at Mediacom Ice Park this morning (7/24).  The Springfield-Greene County Library will host “Fantastic Friday at the Ice Park” from 10 to noon.  Listen to stories, take part in activities and spend an hour skating for free.  To learn more, 862-0135.

The program, “Nature Art with a Chinese Brushstroke,” will be held today (7/24) at 1 or 2:45 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center for anyone ages eight to adult.  Learn how to capture the essence of local plants and animals through Chinese-style painting.  To register, 888-4237.

A movie showing tomorrow morning (7/25) at 10 will benefit Children’s Miracle Network.  “Jumanji” will be shown at Campbell 16 Cinema.  Admission is $2.50.

Springfield Lasers in Action

The Springfield Lasers will face the Philadelphia Freedoms tonight (7/24) and the San Diego Aviators tomorrow night (7/25) at 7 at Cooper Tennis Complex.  For ticket information, click here.

A Sports Card Show will be held tomorrow (7/25) from 10 to 5 at the Quality Inn, 1210 Highway 62-65N in Harrison, Arkansas.  For details, click here.

For the Love of Kids, a Top 25 Car and Bike Show, will be held tomorrow (7/25) at the Minnie Harris Park in Harrison, Arkansas.  More information can be found here.

Christmas in July, featuring raffles, games, music and food, is planned for tomorrow (7/25) from 11 to 5 at the Minnie Harris Park in Harrison. To learn more, click here.

The Northark Summer Movie Series continues tomorrow (7/25) at dusk at the Bill  Baker Amphitheatre.  The featured movie will be “Avengers, Age of Ultron.”  Admission is free. Find details here.

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Yoga on the Square continues today (7/24) at noon on Park Central Square.  Take a yoga mat.  For details,

Kids in grades six through 12 can attend the program, “Boredom Busters” today (7/24) at 2:30 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  Take part in Minute to Win It challenges, parlor games and crafts.  For more information, 862-0135.

The Marshfield Farmers Market will be open today (7/24) from 3 to 7 pm at 1331 Spur Drive in Marshfield. 

The 13th annual Taste of the Ozarks is tonight (7/24) at the Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center with silent and live auctions, live music, a wine pull and food samples from local restaurants. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Ozarks. For ticket information, 889-9136.

Acoustic Jam on the Square is held Friday nights on the square in West Plains.  Take blankets and lawn chairs and instruments if you want to join in.

Christian County Master Gardeners will present the program, “Managing the Harvest,” tomorrow afternoon (7/25) at 1 at the Ozark Community Center.  Learn several different preservation methods and see a cooking demonstration.  The program is free, but you need to register at 581-3558.

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The Library Center

Kids in grades four through eight are invited to design decorations for their rooms during the program “Fabulous Fridays” today (7/24) at 4 at the Library Center.  To find out more, 882-0714.

The exhibit, “Start Your Engines—the History of Motor Racing in the Ozarks” is at the Springfield-Greene County History Museum in the Fox Theatre on Park Central Square through August 29th.  Hours are 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Local author, Kelly Albin, will read her story, “Ms. Albin Meets Jackson Pollock” tomorrow morning (7/25) at 10:30 at the West Plains Public Library.  Children will then paint their own abstract work of art.  For details, 256-4775.

The Branson Masonic Lodge will host the 4th annual golf tournament fundraiser tomorrow (7/25) at the Pointe Royale Golf Village with lunch, a silent auction and an awards ceremony.  For more information, 559-4741.

See live specimens of Missouri’s venomous snakes on display by the Finley Valley Serpentarium tomorrow (7/25) from 3 to 4 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Stop by anytime.

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Running Shoes

The Bentley Fund 5K and One Mile Walk/Run will start tomorrow morning (7/25) at 7:30 at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, 440 E. Tampa in Springfield.  The event raises money for financial assistance for medical and dental services To sign up, click here.

Branson Fire Rescue and the MO Conservation Department will offer a Bow Hunter Safety Certification course tomorrow (7/25) from 8 to 5 in Branson.  Registration can be done online at under the Hunting/Trapping toolbar.  For more information, 243-2780.

Adults will learn about life in Springfield during World War I during the program, “The Great War in Springfield” tomorrow afternoon (7/25) at 1 at the Republic Library.  Learn how city residents supported the war effort while Greene County men went to France and fought in the trenches.  For details, 732-7284.

Author and workshop presenter, Sharon Jeffus, will speak to the Springfield Writers’ Guild tomorrow (7/25).  A mentor hour starts at 11 am with the speaker and business meeting at 1 at the Heritage Cafeteria at Battlefield and Fremont.

March of the Penguins

See the documentary, “March of the Penguins,” tomorrow afternoon (7/25) at 1 at the Strafford Library.  For more information, 736-9233.

The film, “How the West was Won,” will be shown tomorrow night (7/25) at 6:30 at the Park Central Library.  It’s for anyone 13 and older.

The Railroad Historical Museum at Grant Beach Park is open Saturdays from 2 to 4. Admission is free.  For more information, click here.

Farmers Market of the Ozarks will be open tomorrow (7/25) from 8 am to 1 pm at Farmers Park.  The market is hosting Kids Fest tomorrow with pop up fountains for cooling off, a dog show and agility demonstration, crafts, balloons, face painting, live music, a gardening center and more.  For details,

The Greater Springfield Farmers Market will be open tomorrow (7/25) from 8 am to 1 pm in the Battlefield Mall parking lot.  For details,

The C-Street City Market will hold its Summer Bazaar tomorrow (7/25) from noon to 6 with entertainment, including dance, live music and aerialists from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  For more information, click here.

The Greater Polk County Farmers Market will be open tomorrow (7/25) from 7:30 to 11:30 am at 950 S. Killingsworth Ave. in Bolivar.

The Lebanon Farmers Market is open tomorrow (7/25) from 8 to 1 on Jefferson Avenue at the railroad tracks in Lebanon.

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.