You're invited to bring the entire family to a special evening of music and fun at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center Friday evening the 11th, as Jamin Bray of Shortleaf Interpretive Services performs "Missouri Melodies—Songs of Missouri’s Outdoor Treasures" at 7:00pm in the Nature Center lobby. Enjoy a crackling fire, hot chocolate, and songs about Missouri’s habitats and our unique cultural and natural heritage from this seasoned performer. This concert is free and open to the public--no advance registration required. For more information, call 888-4237. The Nature Center is located at 4601 S. Nature Center Way, near the Glenstone/James River Freeway/Republic Road interchange.