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Weekend Outlook March 25-27, 2016

Michele Skalicky

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center will host a Spring Wildflower Hike this afternoon (3/25) at 1.  To register, 888-4237.

The Republic Branch Library will hold an “Easter Storytime” for kids six and younger this morning (3/25) at 10.  For more information, 732-7284.

An Easter Egg Hunt will start at 9 this morning (3/25) in the West Plains Civic Center east parking lot.

Adults who want to learn how to use email can sign up for a class to be held today (3/25) from 1 to 3 at the Edge at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  To register, 837-5011.

A First Day of Spring Hike and a chance to pick up PEEPS Passports will start at noon today (3/25) at Wildcat Glades Audubon Center in Joplin.  The cost to attend is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  Register here or 417-782-6287.

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host a Turkey Hunting Clinic tonight (3/25) at 6 at Laclede County Electric, 1400 E. Route 66 in Lebanon.  To register, 417-895-6880.

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Ballet Shoes

Reservations are due today (3/25) for the Springfield Ballet’s Princess Tea & Fashion Show.  To register, click here.

The 33rd annual Arkansas Fiddlers Convention is being held today through Sunday (3/25-3/27) at the south campus of North Arkansas College in Harrison, Arkansas.  For details, click here.

A free gospel concert will start tonight (3/25) at 7 at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon featuring the Boswell Family and the Truelove Quartet.  For more information, 417-718-8000.

The MSU softball team will host Bradley today (3/25) at noon and 2 and tomorrow (3/26) at noon at Killian Sports Complex.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

The Missouri State Baseball Bears will host Minnesota tonight (3/25) at 6:35, tomorrow (3/26) at 2:05 and Sunday (3/27) at 11:35 at Hammons Field.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or

Adults can make natural air fresheners using rice and essential oils today (3/25) at 3 at the Park Central Library.  For details, 831-1342.

A Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet will be held tomorrow (3/26) from 9 am to 3 pm at the Joplin Museum Complex.  For details, click here.

Kids three to six-years-old are invited to the Little Acorns program, “Salamander Slide,” tomorrow morning (3/26) at 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

The 31st annual Great Hollister Easter Egg Hunt will be held tomorrow (3/26) from noon to 2 at the Hollister Early Childhood Center.  Events starting at noon will include face painting, bounce houses and more.  The egg hunt starts at 1.  For more information, or 417-334-3050.

The sixth annual Egg-Stravaganza will be held tomorrow (3/26) at 11 with registration starting at 8 at the Mills Center, 650 Mills Drive, in Lebanon.

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George Washington Carver Statue

The program, “Women in Carver’s Life,” will be held tomorrow (3/26) and Sunday (3/27) at 1 at the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, MO.  Learn about the women who mentored and guided Carver along his journey to get an education.  To learn more, 417-325-4151 or

Melinda Mullins and Bo Brown will perform songs from the Johnny Mullins Collection tomorrow afternoon (3/26) at 2 at the Midtown Carnegie Library.  For more information, 862-0135.

Tomorrow (3/26) is Demo Day from 4 to 7 pm at the Bill and Payne Stewart Golf Course.  For details, click here.

Learn how to bind a book or journal during a program at 6 tomorrow night (3/26) for adults at the Library Station.  To register, 616-0683.

The Lucky Leprechaun Memorial Ride is set for tomorrow (3/26) in Yellville, Arkansas.  Meet at 9:30 am at the Old Yellville City Park’s red caboose.  At the end of the ride, a $5 donation will get you a hot dog or hamburger, chips, drink and dessert.  To learn more, click here.

Adults are invited to the “Fandom Across the Pond Trivia Night” tomorrow night (3/26) at 7 at the Library Center.  There will be tea and treats and trivia rounds featuring famous brits.  Costumes are welcome.  For details, 882-0714.