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Weekend Outlook March 4-6, 2016

You can register for space in the West Plains Community Garden today (3/4) from 3 to 8 and tomorrow (3/5) from 9 to 5 at the Southern Missouri Homebuilders Home & Garden Show at the West Plains Civic Center.  For details about the garden, 417-256-7078.  For more information about the show, 417-256-2422.

The exhibit, “Threads through the Past,” a women’s history month textile exhibit, opens today and runs through March 20th on select dates at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.  For details, 732-2662 or click here.

The Missouri State Baseball Bears will host SIUE this afternoon (3/4) at 3:05, tomorrow (3/5) at 2:05 and Sunday (3/6) at 1:05 at Hammons Field.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

The Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts presents the Enchantment Theatre Company’s “Peter Rabbit Tales” tonight (3/4) at 7.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

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Marimba artist Janis Potter will present a concert tonight (3/4) at 7:30 in Ellis Recital Hall on the MSU campus.  For details, click here.

The series, “Winter Fridays with Peter,” continues tonight (3/4) at 6:30 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.  Peter Longley will present “A Glimpse into Spring at the Springfield Botanical Gardens.”  Admission is free.

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,

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Adults are invited to hear world traveler, Sue Schuble, talk about her recent visit to Antarctica tomorrow afternoon (3/5) at 2 at the Strafford Branch Library.

Adults can see the documentary, “Can You Dig This,” which follows the journeys of four unlikely gardeners in south Los Angeles discovering what happens when they put their hands in the soil, tomorrow morning (3/5) at 11 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  The film contains adult content, adult language and adult situations.  For more information, 862-0135.

Young people 12 to 17-years-old are invited to learn how to use a map and a compass tomorrow (3/5) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

Learn how to carve wood during “The Art of Woodcarving” tomorrow (3/5) from 1 to 4 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

The Missouri State Lady Bears will host Illinois State tomorrow afternoon (3/5) at 2:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678

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Drum Set

The Mid-Missouri Percussion Arts Competition will be held tomorrow (3/5) from 8 am to 9 pm at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon with a concert tomorrow night at 7:30.  An all-day pass for spectators is $10.  For details, click here.

Learn about Missouri’s state bird, the bluebird, and what you can do to help them as well as make a bluebird house to take home during the program “Feeling Blue!” tomorrow afternoon (3/5) at 1 at Wildcat Glades in Joplin.  The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  To register, 417-782-6287.

The program, “Inspiring Success:  Mariah Watkins and her Influence,” will be presented tomorrow and Sunday (3/5-3/6) at 1 at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond.  Learn about Watkins’ influence on Carver during his stay in her Neosho home.  For more information,

Learn how to make a knitted dish scrubby during “Crafty DIY” tomorrow afternoon (3/5) at 3 for adults at the Library Station.  For details or to register, 616-0683.

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.