See the film, Phantom of the Opera, tonight (2/4) at 6:30 or 8:30 at the Gillioz Theatre. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, 863-7843.
Justin Rothshank, a ceramic artist from Goshen, IN, will demonstrate wheel throwing and ceramic decal layering techniques today (2/4) beginning at 9 am in Ellis 200 on the Missouri State campus. He’ll present a slide lecture and artist talk at 3 today in Ellis 226. The public is invited.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center will host an Owl Prowl tonight (2/4) at 7. Docents from Dickerson Park Zoo will give you an up close look at owls inside the Nature Center, and then you’ll head outdoors to try to call wild owls. To register, 888-4237.
The Missouri State Lady Bears will host Bradley tonight (2/4) at 7:05 at JQH Arena. For tickets, 836-7678.
The Missouri State Ice Bears will face Lindenwood University tonight and tomorrow night (2/4-2/5) at 7 at Mediacom Ice Park. For more information, http://www.missouristatehockey.com.
Anyone on a limited income and older adults can get free tax help at a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Event at Glass Hall on the MSU campus. To find out hours and locations, call 864-0030 or visit missouristate.edu/soa/77378.htm.
A soup dinner to raise money for the Christian County Homeless Alliance will be held tonight (2/4) from 5 to 7 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 1796 N. Highway NN in Ozark. The cost is $5 per person, and children under five get in free.
The presentation “Who is Afraid of World Government” will start this afternoon (2/4) at 3 in MSU’s Meyer Library. Dr. William Scheuerman, a professor of political science at Indiana University, will talk about the possibility and desirability of world government.
Dr. Ronald Greeley, Regents professor and director of the Planetary Geology Group at Arizona University will present “Give and Take: the Story of Martian Wind, Sand and Dust” tonight (2/4) at 5:30 in Temple Hall, room 2 on the MSU campus.
A free one-day educational seminar on beekeeping and the role honey bees play in bringing Americans their food supply will be held tomorrow (2/5) from 9 am to 6 pm at the Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. To register, call 547-2338 or visit friendsofthegarden.org.
Kids 3 to 6-years-old are invited to the Little Acorns program “Bear Tales” tomorrow morning (2/5) at 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
A Monster Truck Show will be held at the West Plains Civic Center tonight and tomorrow night (2/4-2/5) at 7.
The Library Station will hold storytime for kids of all ages this morning (2/4) at 11, and the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library will hold storytime for kids 1 to 6-years-old this morning at 10.
Anyone in grades 6 thru 12 is invited to the Library Station tonight (2/4) at 6 to play tabletop games, make crafts and drink hot chocolate. For details, 865-1340.
Learn the primitive skill of fire making tomorrow afternoon (2/5) at 1 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The program is open to anyone 18 and older. Registration is required—call 888-4237.
The Missouri State Men’s basketball team will face Indiana State tomorrow afternoon (2/5) at 2:05 at JQH Arena. For tickets, 836-7678.
CMH will host a Health Expo tomorrow morning (2/5) from 7 to 10 at the CMH Humansville Family Medical Center. For more information, 326-6000.
The Nighthawk Bluegrass Show starts tomorrow night (2/5) at 6:30 at Firefighters’ Local 152, 2350 N. Clifton in Springfield. The show will feature Ripplin’ Creek, The Old Wire Road and Nighthawk Express. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.
Kids 4 to 10-years-old are invited to the program “Seasonal Treats” tomorrow afternoon (2/5) at 2 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. Hear a story and decorate treats. To register, 862-0135.
Adults are invited to the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library tomorrow morning (2/5) at 11 for KnitLit. Knit or crochet while visiting about your favorite book. To learn more, 862-0135.
Get free tax help tomorrow (2/5) from 9 to 2 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. The program is geared toward low-to-moderate income families and those with disabilities, non-English speakers and older adults. To find out more, 862-0135.
Friends of the Springfield Art Museum present the 10th annual “Art and Romance of Chocolate” Sunday (2/6) from 2 to 5 at Brick City, 215 W. Mill in Springfield. Tickets are available at 417mag.com or at the Springfield Art Museum and at Harter House. Tickets will be available Sunday at the door of the event. For details, 831-9990.
You’re invited to a Super Bowl Party, being held in celebration of African-American Heritage Month, Sunday night (2/6) at 5 in the Plaster Student Union Games Center on the Missouri State Campus. Celebrate the game with African-American sports trivia, games and food. For more information, 836-5652.
The Missouri State Lady Bears will host UNI Sunday afternoon (2/6) at 2:05 at JQH Arena. For tickets, 836-7678.