The Missouri State-West Plains Basketball Home Classic is today and tomorrow (1/8-1/9) at the West Plains Civic Center Arena. For details, http://wp.missouristate.edu.
There’s a class on e-mail for beginners this morning (1/8) at 10 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. To register, 837-5011.
Learn how to create a job-winning resume during a class this morning (1/8) at 10 at the Willard Branch Library. From noon to 5, the library will offer the class “Learn it! Write it! Find it! Learn or update your software skills, write a resume, find job opportunities online, complete online applications and learn how to research a company. To register, 742-4258.
Teens in grades 7 thru 12 are invited to the Midtown Book Club this afternoon (1/8) at 3 in the upstairs meeting room. For more information, 862-0135.
The Park Central Branch Library presents Queen City Collective, a collaborative project by local songwriters and storytellers tonight (1/8) at 7.
Missouri Conservation Department photographer Noppadol Paothong will share the stories behind his photos tonight (1/8) at 7 during the next Nature and the Arts program at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. Those 12 and up can register for the free program by calling the Nature Center at 888-4237.
The Nature Center’s Hiking Club plans a hike tomorrow (1/9) to Swan Creek Territory. Again, the number to call to register is 888-4237.
Try your hand at virtual hunting and fishing tomorrow (1/9) from 2 to 4 at the Nature Center. You don’t need to register.
Kids 3 to 6 are invited to the Little Acorns program “Regal Eagles” tomorrow morning (1/9) at 11 at the Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
The Missouri State Men’s basketball team will host Bradley tomorrow afternoon (1/9) at 2:05 at JQH Arena. For tickets, 836-7678 or http://missouristatetix.com.
The Library Station and the ICON Computer Users’ Group will offer a “How-To” Computer Seminar tomorrow (1/9). “You Got Pictures Off the Camera, Now What?” will start at 10, “Unclutter Your Digital Closet” is at 12:30, “Advanced Technology Forum” is at 2:15 and “Acquiring, Installing and Using Office Applications” starts at 4. For more information, 865-1340.
Have your computer questions answered by members of the ICON Computer Users’ Group tomorrow morning (1/8) at 11:30 at the Library Station.
The Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center will offer the class “Discover Nature Hunting: Predator Hunting Basics” tomorrow night (1/9) at 6. To register, 742-4361.
The Springfield Council of PTAs will host the Reflections Showcase Sunday (1/10) from noon to 4 at The JC Penney east entrance at the Battlefield Mall. The event will feature artwork, literature, photography, video, dance and music from students throughout Springfield. An awards ceremony starts at 3.
Chapter and Verse: Music on a Sunday Afternoon is Sunday at 2 at the Library Center featuring traditional fiddle tunes with Ashley Hull and Gordon McCann. Admission is free.
The Conservation video “Wildlife—Amphibians and Reptiles” will be shown Sunday afternoon (1/10) at 2 at the Nature Center.