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Weekend Outlook March 18-20, 2016


Mother Tree Farm will host the first annual “Spring Vintage Farming and Sustainability” event tomorrow (3/19) from 10 am to 5 pm.  KSMU’s Michele Skalicky talked with organizer Tim Nelson to learn more.

To learn more about the “Spring Vintage Farming and Sustainability” event, click here.

The program, “What Lies Below the Colorful World of Caves” will be held tonight (3/18) at 7 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  Explore the world beneath the surface with photographers of the Springfield Plateau Grotto.  To register, 888-4237.

The West Plains Public Library will host a Free Movie Night with popcorn and soda tonight (3/18) at 6.  They’ll show the movie, “Night at the Museum:  Secret of the Tomb,” rated PG.

The Habitat for Humanity Tool Belts & Bow Ties event starts at 6 tonight (3/18) at the University Plaza Hotel.  Money raised will help fund an entire home for a local family.  The “Cue the Band”-themed event will feature live music from the Wings of Swing Big Band, dinner, an auction and more.  For ticket information, 417-829-4001.

AARP MO will host a free movie screening of “Still Mine” tonight (3/18) at 7 at the Palace.  To register, 1-877-926-8300.  For more information, click here.

The 36th annual Springfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at noon tomorrow (3/19) and will begin on Commercial Street and head south on Boonville through Park Central Square.  Details at

The fourth annual “Pancakes for Paws” pancake breakfast will be held tomorrow morning (3/19) from 8 to 11 at Bair’s All-American Sports Grill in Republic.  The goal is to raise $8,000 to keep the Republic Paw Pantry from closing.  The non-profit organization works to keep pets from being abandoned or surrendered due to financial crisis. For details, 893-0086.

The Eureka Springs Rotary Club will host the 34th annual Victorian Classic charity run tomorrow (3/19).  The 10K run will go through historic downtown Eureka Springs.  For details, click here.

The Lebanon Rotary Club’s annual pancake breakfast fundraiser is tomorrow (3/19) from 7 am to 1 pm at the Cowan Civic Center.  The cost is $3.  For more information, 417-532-4642.

Lebanon’s Community Wide Spring Garage Sale will be held tomorrow (3/19) from 8 am to 2 pm at the Cowan Civic Center.  For details, click here.

Adults are invited to learn the basics of using a compass and topographic maps during a program tomorrow (3/19) both indoors and on a hike with the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

Families can learn about bluebirds and make a bluebird house to take home during the “Bluebird House Workshop” tomorrow morning (3/19) at 10 at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Conservation Center.  To register, 417-334-4865.

Professor Powers Science Symposium will host the Weather 101:  STORM class at the Creamery Arts Center tomorrow (3/19).  To learn more or to register, 862-2787.

The program, “The KC Monarchs:  A Baseball Revolution,” will be held tomorrow morning (3/19) at 11 at the Library Center.  Author and historian Phil Dixon will talk about the history of the Kansas City Monarchs and their impact on baseball.  For more information, 882-0714.

Kids in grades four through eight will learn the science behind natural disasters and do hands-on experiments tomorrow afternoon (3/19) at 2 at the Library Station.  To register, 616-0673.

The event, “Get a Clue!  Help Spread the Word until MS Stands for Mystery Solved” will be held tomorrow (3/19) from 8 to 5 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Webb City.

See the 1942 film, “For Me and My Gal,” tomorrow afternoon (3/19) at 2 at the Library Center.

Diamond Rio will perform during the Cystic Fibrosis Concert tomorrow night (3/18) at 7 at the West Plains Civic Center.  For tickets, 417-256-8123.

The NAACP Springfield Branch will host a Springfield School Board candidate forum tomorrow (3/19) at 12:30 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  All but Dr. Melissa Penkalski (pen-KAWL-skee) have confirmed they will be there.

The program, “Refuse to be a Victim,” will be held tomorrow afternoon (3/19) at 12:30 at the MSU Meyer Alumni Center.  The public is invited to learn how to avoid dangerous situations and prevent criminal confrontations.  The cost is $25.  To register, 417-836-8974.