The Library Center presents Victor of Gettysburg: George Meade and Civil War History tonight (7/19) at 6:30. For details, thelibrary.org.
Enjoy an evening of Civil War era music with Granville Automatic tonight (7/19) at 8 on the Library Center patio.
Take part in a free yoga class on Park Central Square every Friday at 12:15 through July 26th. Yoga mats are provided on a first come, first-served basis. In case of rain, the class is held at the Downtown YMCA. For details, 812-3089.
Movies at Founders Park continue this weekend. See Wreck it Ralph tonight (7/19) and Rock of Ages and the SATO 48 film What’s Your Emergency? tomorrow night (7/20) at dusk. Free family four packs of tickets are available at Chesterfield, Dan Kinney and Doling Family Centers, at Mediacom Ice Park and Mediacom offices and at the Busch Municipal Building. To learn more, springfieldmo.gov/founders/movies.html.
The University Libraries William Daggett Society presents “Rare Wine, Rare Books” tonight (7/19) at 7 at Meyer Library to benefit the Rare Books Endowment at Missouri State. For details or to make a reservation, 836-5428.
Kids in grades six through 12 can help decorate the Brentwood Branch Library’s sidewalk with graffiti during the program “Graffiti at the Library” today (7/19) at 4. Local artist and teacher Lynley Farris will talk about the history, culture and technique of graffiti. To register, 883-1974.
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.
The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County presents the exhibit “Woodruff’s Dream: the Mother Road through Springfield Route 66” through August 31st. The museum is open today and tomorrow (7/19-7/20) from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
Dickerson Park Zoo will host Zoobilee tomorrow (7/20) from 10 to 2. Admission to the children’s entertainment festival is free with regular zoo admission. To learn more, dickersonparkzoo.org.
The 37thannual Ice Cream Social, presented by the Fair Grove Historical and Preservation Society, is tomorrow night (7/20) starting at 5:30 on the grounds of the historic 1883 Wommack Mill. The event includes antique cars, trucks and tractors, bounce houses and slides, free tours of the mill, fireworks and food for purchase. For more information, 833-3467.
The Discovery Center invites you to shop at the DCS Kids Market tomorrow (7/20) from 10 to 2. Find items like handmade soap, decorated notebooks, birdfeeders and more.
Friends of the Garden will host the 5thannual Butterfly Festival tomorrow (7/20) from 9 to 3 at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park. The event includes activities for both kids and adults, and admission to the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden will be free during the festival. To learn more, friendsofthegarden.org.
The program “One by One the Boys Pass Away: The Hospital Diary of Corporal William Miller, 75thIndiana Infantry” will start tomorrow afternoon (7/20) at 4 at the Library Center. The program “From Virginia to Missouri: the Civil War in 1863” is at 7 tomorrow night. For more information, thelibrary.org.
The Homesteading for the City Dweller series continues tomorrow (7/20) at the Brentwood Branch Library with “Crunchy Mama Homesteading.” Learn how to be an eco-conscious parent with tips on breastfeeding, cloth diapering, making your own baby food and more. To register, 883-1974.
The Girls Just Wanna Run/Walk 5K is tomorrow morning (7/20) at 7:30 at Phelps Grove Park. To learn more, coxhealth.com.
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day tomorrow (7/20) from 1 to 6 at the Willard Branch Library. Take part in trivia, view fun displays and enter to win a gift certificate to Zott’s Creamery.
The Farmers Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (7/20) from 8 to 1 at 4139 Nature Center Way.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market is open tomorrow (7/20) from 8 to 1 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
C-Street Market is open tomorrow (7/20) 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 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.