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Weekend Outlook, February 14-16, 2014

Waterfall in Garden
Waterfall in Garden (Credit: Andrew Rollinger; Flickr)
  • Students at Study High School will host the 15th annual Empty Bowls Luncheon today from noon to 1.  Participants will be able to purchase a handcrafted ceramic bowl filled with soup for $15 to help support The Kitchen and to help fund service-learning projects at the school.  For more information, 523-6502.
  • The Springfield Lawn and Garden Show is today and tomorrow (2/14-2/15) from 9 to 6 and Sunday (2/16) from 11 to 5 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.  Admission is $5, and kids 12 and under get in free.  For details, click here.
  • University of Missouri Extension will hold a fruit pruning workshop this afternoon (2/14) from 1 to 4 at Sunshine Valley Farm east of Springfield.  To register, 881-8909.
  • Help members of the Greater Ozarks Audubon Society count birds in the wildlife viewing area from 9 to 11 am today and tomorrow (2/14-2/15) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.  For details, 888-4237.
  • Kids are invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day this morning (2/14) from 10 to 11 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library with books, songs and a Valentine’s Day craft. 
  • Kids in 6ththrough 12thgrade are invited to an Un-Valentine’s Day Party today (2/14) at 3 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch.
  • If you’re in grades four through eight you can go to the Library Station at 4 today (2/14) to learn how to make art from string. 
  • It’s Culture Night tonight (2/14) from 6 to 8 for kids in grades six through 12 at the Library Station.  Try authentic Kenyan food and learn from a native of Kenya what it’s like to live in that country.
  • The Good Shepherd Animal Shelter near Eureka Springs is having a special Valentine adoption price for adults pets today through Sunday (2/14-2/16).  Adopt any adult pet for $14, which includes shots and spay/neuter.  The shelter is at 6486 Highway 62 East in Northern Arkansas.  For more information, (479) 253-9188 or click here.
  • Ozark Medical Center in West Plains is hosting a free heart health screening until noon today (the event started at 7 am) at OMC Heart Care Services.  To make an appointment, 257-6793. 
  • A dance is held every Friday night at 6:30 at the West Plains Senior Center.  Admission is $5, and all ages are welcome.
  • Acoustic Jam on the Square is each Friday at 7 pm at the West Plains Music Store.  Take instruments and lawn chairs.
  • Kids in kindergarten through sixth grade can celebrate President’s Day tomorrow morning (2/15) at 11:30 at the Library Center.
  • The exhibit “Love on the Square 2,” featuring photo images of Springfield from the History Museum for Springfield-Greene County’s Betty Love collection, is on display at the historic Fox Theatre on Park Central Square through March 15th.  Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Admission is $3.
  • See the classic film, Adam’s Rib, tomorrow afternoon (2/15) at 2 at the Library Center.
  • Learn orienteering during a program tomorrow (2/15) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center and then test your new skills at the Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area.  Adults are invited to register by calling 888-4237.
  • The Springfield Conservation Nature Center will have a Discovery Table on birds tomorrow (2/15) from 10 to 1.  Learn bird facts, get a few birding tips and make a craft.  Stop by anytime.
  • The Discovery Center will offer the class “Stop Action Animation—Explore Making Clay-Mation Movies” tomorrow morning (2/15) from 10 to noon for parents and kids.  To register, 862-9910.
  • The Missouri State Bears will take on Northern Iowa tomorrow night (2/15) at 8 at JQH Arena.  For tickets, 836-7678.
  • The 2ndannual Half Marathon and 10K Special Half Marathon Team Challenge is tomorrow (2/15) in West Plains.  For more information, 293-3554.
  • A Hunt and Fish Outdoor Show to benefit Arc of the Ozarks will be held at the Springfield Expo Center tomorrow (2/15) from 9 to 5 and Sunday (2/16) from 10 to 4.  To learn more, click here
  • The West Plains Council on the Arts will host their 2ndannual Brewfest, featuring a Mardi Gras Kick-Off theme, tomorrow night (2/15) from 5:30 to 8 at the West Plains Civic Center.  Advance tickets are $20 or $25 at the door.  Attendees must be 21 or older.
  • Pastor Pudge’s Redneck Revival Comedy and Music Show is tomorrow night (2/15) at the West Plains Civic Center.  Doors open at 6, and the show starts at 7.
  • The 10thannual Chocolate Lovers’ Festival is tomorrow (2/15) from 9 am to 3 pm at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 207 W. Van Buren in Eureka Springs.  Attendees will be able to try a variety of chocolate treats and take home a sampling of their favorites.  Admission is $12 for anyone seven and older and $6 for children under seven.  For details, click here.