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Weekend Outlook February 12-14, 2016

Michele Skalicky

You can learn more about 3-D printing and watch a demonstration tomorrow (2/13) at 2 at the Library Center.  Register by calling 883-5341. Michele Skalicky talked with Krissy Sinor, director of The Edge Community Technology Center at the Springfield-Greene County Library's Midtown Carnegie Branch, about the library's 3-D printers.

The MSU Lady Bears basketball team will host Loyola tonight (2/12) at 7:05 and Bradley Sunday afternoon (2/14) at 2:05 JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

Peter Longley will present “The Royal Scotsman” tonight (2/12) at 6:30 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.  He’ll take participants on a photographic journey through the history, landscape and gardens of the Scottish highlands as seen from a vintage luxury train, The Royal Scotsman.  Admission is free.

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A class on identifying winter birds and a chance to help count birds during the Great Backyard Bird Count will be held tomorrow (2/13) from 10 to noon at the Wildcat Glades Audubon Center in Joplin.  For more information, 417-782-6287 or click here.

A free community heart saver course will be held today (2/12) from 1 to 5 at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains.  To register, 417-257-6793.

The exhibit, “On the Square:  Two Hundred Years at the Center of Everything,” is at the historic Fox Theatre on Park Central Square through the end of April.  To learn more,

The Heart of the Ozarks Half Marathon and 10K will be held tomorrow (2/13) in West Plains.  For details, click here.

Fresh Gallery, 400 W. Walnut, will host “Pour Amour” tomorrow (2/13) from 11 am to 6 pm.  Wine glasses painted by Fresh artists will be available to purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Lost & Found Grief Center.  For more information, 862-9300.

The Second Saturday Art Walk will take place tomorrow (2/13) from 1 to 5 in downtown Springfield.  For details,

Jesup Wagon

The program, “Agricultural School on Wheels” will be held tomorrow and Sunday (2/13-2/14) at 1 at the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, MO.  Learn about the Jesup Wagon, also known as the Agricultural School on Wheels, which carried George Washington Carver’s bulletins and many other supplies to southern farmers.  For details, or 417-325-4151.

The Women with Heart Luncheon to raise money for OMC Heart Care Services is tomorrow (2/13).  Tickets are $50.  For more information, 417-256-4725.

Wild Bob’s Music Book Club:  The Preschool Edition will be held tomorrow morning (2/13) at 10:30 at the Brentwood Branch Library.  Infants through age seven are invited to listen to picture books brought to life by musicians Brett Johnson and Earl Holmer.

The MSU men’s basketball team will host Indiana State tomorrow (2/13) at 3:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

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See the documentary, “March of the Penguins” tomorrow morning (2/13) at 11 at the Fair Grove Branch Library.

The movie, “Big Hero 6,” will be shown tomorrow afternoon (2/13) at 2 at the Republic Branch Library.

The Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra presents “The Red Violin with Elizabeth Pitcairn” tomorrow night (2/13) at 7:30 at the Arend Art Center in Bentonville.  For ticket information, 479-841-4644.

The 12th annual Chocolate Lovers Festival & Emporium will be held tomorrow (2/13) from 10 to 3 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  For details, click here.

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will hold a volunteer recruitment fair tomorrow (2/13) from 10 am to 3 pm.  Learn about volunteer opportunities at the park.  For more information, 732-2662.

The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society will host a birdwatching trip to look for raptors near Lockwood tomorrow (2/13).  Meet at 8 am in the northwest corner of the Walmart parking lot at Sunshine and West Bypass.  For more information, 880-8960.

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s Hiking Club will hike the trails of the Little Sac Woods Conservation Area tomorrow (2/13).  To register, 888-4237.

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Bow and Arrows

Learn basic archery skills and find out which animals are starting families in February during the program, “Cupid’s Arrow Archery,” tomorrow night (2/13) at 7 at the Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Conservation Center in Branson.  It’s for anyone 12 and older.  To register, 417-334-4865.

Red Bridge Bluegrass will perform a concert tomorrow afternoon (2/13) at 4:30 at the Brentwood Branch Library.

The Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday afternoon (3/14) at 2 at the Library Center with Red Shoe Paul Phariss playing Americana-style acoustic music.

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.