The 4th Annual C.A.R.E. No-Kill Animal Shelter Golf Tournament, Putt for Paws, is today (6/17) starting at 12:30 at Millwood Golf & Racquet Club. To sign up, 818-2801.
The HBA Parade of Homes is today thru Sunday (6/17-6/19) in Springfield and the surrounding area. To find out more, http://springfieldhba.com.
St. John’s will hold a Heart Healthy Event today (6/17) from 10 am to 4 pm at the Battlefield Mall.
Rutledge-Wilson Community Farm Park invites you to a Fun Family Fishing Night tonight (6/17) from 6 to 9. Take part in a fishing contest to win prizes or relax by a bonfire. The cost is $5 per person for anyone over four-years-old (kids four and younger get in free). To register, 837-5949.
Kids three to six-years-old are invited to the Little Acorns program “Nature’s Flashlights” today (6/17) at 11 or 1 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The Little Acorns program ‘“Tree”-mendous Trees” starts tomorrow morning (6/18) at 11. To register, 888-4237.
The Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival will be held today and tomorrow (6/17-6/18) in West Plains. There will be lots of live music, a “What’s Cookin’?” stage, the 4th annual Mule Jump, a goat cart race and more. For details, http://www.oldtimemusic.org.
Volunteers are needed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays this month to help sort and box donations for the Joplin relief efforts at The Salvation Army’s temporary warehouse in Springfield at 3645 W. Kerr in Springfield. If you’d like to help, call 763-1357.
Learn to turn everyday objects into works of art during the program “How To: Decoupage” tonight (6/17) at 7 at the Park Central Branch Library. To register, 831-1342.
Kids in preschool thru 5th grade are invited to the program “Explore Japan!” this morning (6/17) at 10 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. For more information, 882-0714.
It’s Movie Madness this afternoon (6/17) at 2:30 for grades six thru 12 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. Watch movies, rated PG-13 or under. To learn more, 862-0135.
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will host cannon firing demonstrations tomorrow (6/18) from 11 am to 3 pm at Tour Road stop No. 5. For more information, 732-2662.
The Springfield rock band SuperCharge will perform tonight (6/17) at 6 at the Library Station.
CMH and Central Care Cancer Center will host “One Stop Pit Stop for Good Health,” a free men’s health day, today (6/17) from 10 am to 1 pm at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH in Bolivar. If you’d like more information, 328-7247.
You’re invited to a Juneteenth celebration, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S., tomorrow (6/18) starting at noon at Silver Springs Park, Drury University and on Commercial Street. A celebration at Silver Springs Park will be held from noon to 4, the showing the documentary “Many Thousand Gone” is at 5 at Drury Diversity Center, 803 N. Washington and an After Gathering/Party starts at 7 pm at the C-Street Events Center, 306 W. Commercial. For details, call Cheryl at 873-6386.
The Springfield Regional Arts Council will host a Free Art Day tomorrow morning (6/18) from 10 to noon at the Creamery Arts Center. Decorate a summer memory journal or sketch pad, personalize a ball cap, make a rocket print and firework splash painting and listen to stories. For details, http://www.springfieldarts.org.
The 2011 Master Gardener Garden Tour will be held tomorrow (6/18) from 9 am to 4 pm rain or shine. The cost is $10 per person. Ten gardens in Springfield and surrounding communities will be featured. Tickets may be purchased at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic. For more information, visit http://www.friendsofthegarden.org.
The Springfield-Greene County Park Board will host Summer Snowfest tomorrow (6/18) from 4 to 9 pm at Jordan Valley Park. There will be a mountain of snow, live music and more. Admission is free.
The Greater Springfield Farmer’s Market opens at 8:30 tomorrow morning (6/11) in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall parking lot. To learn about other farmer’s markets in the area, visit agebb.missouri.edu.
The Willard Branch Library will host a Family Movie Matinee tomorrow afternoon (6/18) at 2.
Learn about the traditional Japanese art of paper folding during the program “Origami Explosion!” tomorrow (6/18) at noon at the Park Central Branch Library. For more information, 831-1342.
The Park Central Branch Library invites you to the program “Summer Saturday” tomorrow (6/18) from 1 to 5. Watch movies, make crafts, do puzzles and play games. For details, 831-1342.
The Community Blood Center’s Salute a Veteran Blood Drive continues thru July 3rd. If you decline the shirt that’s offered, the CBCO will donate money to the Joplin School Tornado Relief Fund. To learn more, 227-5000 or http://cbco.org.
Aurora’s 2nd Annual Run for the Parks 5K/10K is tomorrow (6/18) at 8 am at Crosby Park. Proceeds will be used to create walking/biking trails in Aurora’s parks. For more information, visit http://www.runfortheparks.org.
The 8th Annual Day at the Range and Outdoor Adventure Fair for people with disabilities and their families is tomorrow (6/18) from 8 am to 2 pm at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. To register, 742-4361 or visit http://www.southwestmissouridayattherange.com.