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Weekend Outlook February 3-5, 2017

U.S. Department of Agriculture

See a traditional Chinese instrument demonstration with Missouri State University music professor Dr. John Prescott this morning (2/3) at 11 and tomorrow (2/4) at 2 in Siceluff Hall, room 124.   

A Chinese Cuisine Workshop will start this morning (2/3) at 10 in Siceluff Hall, room 124 on the MSU campus. 

Peking Opera Songs & Traditional Chinese Dance will be held this morning (2/3) at 11:30 in Siceluff Hall, room 124.

A Chinese Dumpling Workshop and Tasting will be held today (2/3) at 12:30 in Missouri State University’s Siceluff Hall.  Learn to wrap and cook your own dumplings and then eat them. 

Peter Longley will present a slideshow and discussion on the “Great Gardens of England—Sissinghurst Castle and Great Dixter, Kent” tonight (2/3) at 6:30 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.  

The Central High School Kilties will host their annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction fundraiser tonight (2/3) from 6 to 9 at Central High School, 423 E. Central.  Tickets are $5 for anyone 12 and older and $3 for kids three to 11. 

First Friday Art Walk is tonight (2/3) from 6 to 10 in downtown Springfield. 

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s Trivia Night is tonight (2/3) at 6 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  For information about team registration, click here.

The MSU Music Department presents The American Art Song Recital tonight (2/3) at 5:30 at Grace United Methodist Church, 600 S. Jefferson.

Dickerson Park Zoo will host Zooper Bowl weekend today through Sunday (2/3-2/5).  Four cans of food for Ozarks Food Harvest will get you half off admission.  For more information, or 864-1800. 

The Missouri State University Film Series presents a free screening of a new feature film produced in Missouri.  “Lotwana” will start at 7 tonight (2/3) in the Plaster Student Union Theatre. 

“9 to 5, the Musical,” a Springfield Little Theatre production, continues through Sunday (2/5) at the Landers Theatre.  For ticket information, or 869-1334. 

The Little Acorns program, “Beautiful Bluebirds,” for kids three to six-years-old, will be held this morning (2/3) at 10 and 11:15 and tomorrow (2/4) at 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237. 

The Discovery Center of Springfield will host “Cub Scout Night” tonight (2/3) from 6:30 to 9 at the center, 438 E. St. Louis.  Scouts can earn up to 13 badge requirements.  For more information, or 862-9910. 

The Harlem Globetrotters will be at JQH Arena on the Missouri State campus tonight (2/3) at 7.  For ticket information, 836-5768 or 

“El Monstero—the Definitive Pink Floyd Tribute” starts at 8 tomorrow night (2/4) at the Gillioz Theatre.  For details, or 863-9491. 

Christian County Master Gardeners will present a seminar on pruning and fertilizing tomorrow (2/4) at 1 at the Nixa Community Center.  To register, 581-3558. 

The Meet and Greet Celebration: Show & Tell Mixer, Connecting with Millennial Youth and Family in a Title I Community will start at 1 tomorrow (2/4) at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  For details,

The 12th Eureka Mardi Gras Taste of N’Awlins is tomorrow (2/4) from 1 to 3 at Grand Central Hotel and Tavern in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. 

The Moxie Cinema will host a screening of the hockey documentary, Ice Guardians, tomorrow afternoon (2/4) at 1. 

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 16, will host a Chili Supper, Bake Sale and Silent Auction tomorrow (2/4) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1551 E. Portland in Springfield.

Adults are invited to the program, “Meet the 3-D Printer,” tomorrow (2/4) at 2 at the Library Center.  To learn more, 

Adults will make lip balm during the program, “Crafty DIY,” tomorrow afternoon (2/4) at 3 at the Library Station.  For more information, 

The Park Central Library’s Walk-in Weekend Theater will show “The Philadelphia Story” tomorrow night (2/4) at 6:30. 

The Midwest Regional Beer, Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival is tomorrow (2/4) from noon to 4 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 

Tea for Two to benefit the Diaper Resource Center starts at 2 tomorrow (2/4) in West Plains. 

The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond will host “Expressions of the Soul,” tomorrow and Sunday (2/4-2/5) at 1.  View images of Carver’s artwork. 

A Traditional Chinese Dance Demonstration starts at 1:30 tomorrow (2/4) in Missouri State University’s Siceluff Hall. 

A Taiji Demonstration and Workshop will be held tomorrow afternoon (2/4) at 2:30 in MSU’s Siceluff Hall. 

A Dragon and Lion Dance starts at 3 tomorrow (2/4) in MSU’s Siceluff Hall. 

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s Teen Club will take a birding trip to Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area.  To learn more or to register, 888-4237. 

Preschool Mini Makers, “Safari,” for ages three to five, will be held tomorrow morning (2/4) at 10:30 at the Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin. 

Make a glass heart candy dish during a workshop tomorrow afternoon (2/4) at 1 at the Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin.

The MSU Music Department will present a Voice Area Recital Sunday (2/5) at 3 at King’s Way United Methodist Church, 2401 S. Lone Pine. 

The Midtown Concert Series continues Sunday afternoon (2/5) at 3 at Central Christian Church with the second annual Candace L. French Memorial Piano Concert.