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Weekend Outlook July 5-7, 2013

Find out what's happening over the weekend in the Ozarks
Movies at Founders Park Logo
Photo Courtesy of Springfield-Greene County Park Board
  • Movies at Founders Park begin this weekend.  See “Madagascar 3” tonight (7/5) and “Here Comes the Boom” tomorrow night (7/6) at dusk.  Free family four packs of tickets are available at Chesterfield, Dan Kinney and Doling Family Centers, at Mediacom Ice Park and at the Busch Municipal Building.
  • 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.
  • Kids in grades nine through 12 are invited to the program “Teen Drama!” this afternoon (7/5) at 1 at the Brentwood Branch Library.  They’ll learn the basics of writing, editing and performing plays.  To register, 883-1974.
  • Kids in grades six through 12 can build a time capsule to open in ten years during the program “Personal Time Capsules for 2023” today (7/5) at 4 at the Brentwood Branch Library.  To register, 883-1974.
  • Tonight (7/5) is Movie and Craft Night for kids in grades four through eight at the Library Center.  Make a treasure map and watch “National Treasure.”  For details, 882-0714.
  • 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 (7/5-7/6) from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.  For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
  • See artillery firing demonstrations tomorrow (7/6) at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.  Demonstrations are scheduled hourly from 11 to 3 at Tour Stop 5.  To learn more, 732-2662.
  • The Farmers Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (7/6) from 8 to 1 at 4139 Nature Center Way.
  • The Greater Springfield Farmers Market is open tomorrow (7/6) from 8 to 1 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
  • C-Street Market is open tomorrow (7/6) from 8 to 1 near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
  • “Homesteading for the City Dweller:  Sudsy Soap Making” is tomorrow (7/6) at 2 at the Brentwood Branch Library.  To register, 883-1974.
  • Kids three to six-years-old are invited to a Little Acorns program on roadrunners tomorrow morning (7/6) at 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.
  • Learn about the venomous snakes of Missouri during a program tomorrow afternoon (7/6) at 2 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.  See venomous snakes on display at the Nature Center from 3 to 4.
  • Author and personal historian Wayne Groner will present the free class “Your Memories, Your Book:  Writing Your Life Story” tomorrow morning (7/6) at 10 at the Library Center.  To learn more, 883-4532.
  • The Powers Museum in Carthage presents “Saturday at the Movies” tomorrow (7/6).  Watch historic silent movies and vintage Carthage videos, view a mini-display of past movie theatres in Carthage and Hollywood stars with Carthage connections and eat popcorn.  For more information, 237-0456.
  • 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.
  • Springfield-Greene County Park Board pools are open for the summer.  For details, parkboard.org/aquatics or 864-2099. 
  • Learn to make cordage during a Primitive Skills Series program Sunday afternoon (7/7) from 1 to 3.  Stop by anytime.
  • The 18thannual Salute a Veteran Blood Drive continues through Sunday (7/7) at all CBCO donor centers and bloodmobile locations.  For more information, cbco.org.
  • Sunday (7/7) is Military Appreciation Day at Dickerson Park Zoo.  Military families get in free when they show identification.  For details, dickersonparkzoo.org or 833-1570.