The Billings Community Fair continues through tomorrow (8/31). Events today include exhibits, a carnival, barbecue, games and food booths, a backseat driver contest, an antique classic tractor pull, a dessert auction and live music. Exhibits open tomorrow at 11 am, and a parade starts at 1. For more information, billingsmocommunityfair.com.
It’s Teen Friday Nights tonight (8/30) at 6 at the Library Station. Kids in grades six through 12 can stop in for crafts, games and special events. To learn more, 865-1340.
The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County presents the exhibit “Woodruff’s Dream: the Mother Road through Springfield Route 66” through tomorrow (8/31). The museum is open today and tomorrow (8/30-8/31) from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
The Missouri State women’s soccer team will host Kansas tonight (8/30) at 6 at Plaster Sports Complex.
The MSU Men’s soccer team will face Incarnate Word tonight (8/30) at 8 at Plaster Sports Complex.
A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Senior Center. Admission is $4, and all ages are welcome.
Acoustic Jam on the Square is Friday nights at 7 on the Square in West Plains. Take instruments and lawn chairs.
Kids three to six-years-old are invited to learn about the praying mantis during a Little Acorns program today and tomorrow (8/30 & 8/31) at 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
Learn about the monarch butterfly during an indoor/outdoor program tomorrow (8/31) from 1 to 4 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
The Missouri Conservation Department will hold a Dove Hunting Clinic tomorrow (8/31) from 8:30 to 3 at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. To register, 742-4361.
Ozarks Self Reliant Living University will offer a free gardening class tomorrow (8/31) at 1 at the Ferguson Building in Willow Springs. To find out more, 264-2435.
The Farmers Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (8/31) from 8 to 1 at 4139 Nature Center Way.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market is open tomorrow (8/31) from 8 to 1 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
C-Street Market is open tomorrow (8/31) from 8 to 1 near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
The travelling exhibit “Moneyville” is at the Discovery Center of Springfield through September 15th. To learn more, 862-9910.
The MO State men’s soccer team will host Nebraska Omaha Sunday night (9/1) at 7 at Plaster Sports Complex, and the MO State women’s soccer team will face Arkansas Sunday night (9/1) at 7 at Cooper Sports Complex. For tickets, 836-7678.
The Railroad Historical Museum, located in an old train in Grant Beach Park, is staffed by volunteers and is open Saturdays from 2 to 4. To learn more, rrhistoricalmuseum.zoomshare.com.
Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. Michele enjoys hiking, camping, taking an active role in her two girls’ activities and caring for her family’s two guinea pigs, two cats, two dogs and five fish.