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Michele Skalicky Interviews Barbara Lucks About Earth Day Events

Lots of Earth Day events will take place tomorrow in Springfield. Michele Skalicky talks with Barbara Lucks, Materials Recovery and Education Coordinator for the City of Springfield, about what's going on and also has information about other events this weekend.

This is Weekend Outlook, your chance to find out what's happening over the weekend in the Ozarks. I'm your host Michele Skalicky. Here with me today to talk about Earth Day activities this weekend is Barbara Lucks, Materials Recovery Coordinator for the City of Springfield.

Other events happening this weekend include,

A power of intuition workshop presented by the School of Metaphysics tomorrow morning (4/19) from 9 to 11 at the Library Station. To find out more, call 831-0955.

The film "Pirates of the Caribbean" will be shown tonight at 6:30 at the Library Station. Admission is free.

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center invites you to go on a spring wildflower hike Sunday afternoon at 1. To register, 888-4237.

An Earth Day Discovery Table will be set up at the Nature Center Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4. Learn about Earth day and make a craft.

Hummingbird bander Sarah Driver will try to capture and band hummingbirds during a program Sunday at 5 pm at the Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.

Friends of the Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library will hold their annual book sale today form 9 to 6 and tomorrow from 9 to 4 at the library's annex, 194 Spring Street.

The Southwest Area Special Olympics is holding its track and field meet today from 9 to 2:30 at Missouri Southern in Joplin. For more information, 624-5505.

The "Spirit of Adoption" seminar will be held tomorrow (4/19) from 10 to noon at First Baptist Church, 400 S. Sunshine, in Branson. For more information or to register, call 888-ONE-CHILD.

Rotary Clubs of Springfield will host the 9th annual Rock 'n Ribs Festival will be held tomorrow from 9 to 3 at Bass Pro Shops. There will be a motorcycle show, live bands, a kid zone with games and activities and of course lots of BBQ. Admission is $7 at the door. Proceeds benefit several area non-profit organizations. To find out more, go to www.rocknribs.com.

Missouri State University will host a Relay for Life tonight thru tomorrow morning at Plaster Sports Complex. Admission is $5 at the field entrances tonight. To find out more, call Taylor Lane at 816-651-2427.

A panel discussion on affirmative action will be held tonight at 7 in the MO State Plaster Student Union, room 313.

VFW Post 3404, 1136 E. Atlantic in Springfield, will host a craft fair and bake sale today from 8 to 4 and tomorrow morning from 8 to noon. Proceeds will go to the Ladies Auxiliary.

The Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site will host its annual spring frolic tomorrow from 9 to 4 at the site near Ash Grove. It's a recreation of a 19th century Ozarks festival featuring activities that were common on the MO frontier of the 1850s. For more information, call 417-751-3266.

Master Gardeners of Christian County will hold their 3rd annual plant sale tomorrow morning from 8 to noon at the OTC Richwood Valley Campus between Nixa and Ozark on Highway 14.


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