Kids 3 to 6-years-old are invited to the Little Acorns program “Nature’s Nightlights” today (6/19) at 11 or 1 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center where they’ll learn about fireflies. You must register first by calling 888-4237.
The Discovery Center of Springfield will host a star party tonight (6/19) from 5 to 8. A Summer Solstice Solar-bration will be held today (6/19) and tomorrow (6/20). For more information, 862-9910 or www.discoverycenter.org.
The Old Time Music Festival will be held today and tomorrow (6/19-6/20) in West Plains. Celebrate the culture of the Ozarks with exhibits, dancing, artisans, traditional cooking, a mule jump competition, 1800s rendezvous, Civil War encampments, live music and much more. For details, visit www.oldtimemusic.org.
Adults can watch the film “Bedtime Stories,” rated PG, tonight (6/19) at 6:30 at the Library Station. Admission is free.
It’s open mic night tonight (6/19) at the Park Central Branch Library. The community stage opens at 7.
Kids of all ages are invited to the Strafford Branch Library to watch movies this afternoon at 2. Popcorn will be provided.
The Accordion Connection will perform at Park Central Square at 7 tonight (6/19) as part of the Sounds on the Square concert series. Other bands performing are Ultimate Revolution, The Electra 225 Band, Le Grande Dames, Fun with Lou LeBrun and The Departed. Take blankets or lawn chairs.
The Battle of the Badges Fire and Law Enforcement Red Cross Blood Drive will be held today (6/19) from noon to 7 in the Dogwood Room at the West Plains Civic Center.
A Native American Powwow will be held today thru Sunday (6/19-6/21) at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge on Highway 23 South in Eureka Springs. For details, www.turpentinecreek.org.
There will be free music in Basin Park in Eureka Springs today and tomorrow (6/19 & 6/20) from noon to 6 and Sunday (6/21) from noon to 4.
Today (6/21) is Kids Day at the Wilson’s Creek Farmers Market in Battlefield. There will be activities for kids of all ages. The Farmers Market is open every Friday from 5:30 to 8 at Battlefield City Park.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market opens at 8:30 tomorrow morning in the NE corner of the Battlefield Mall parking lot.
The C-Street Farmers Market opens at 8 tomorrow morning near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
Kids 2 and under and their dads or other favorite big people are invited to the program “Babes in the Woods Celebrates Fathers” tomorrow morning (6/20) at 11 at the Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
Snowfest will be held tomorrow (6/20) from 4 to 9 pm at Jordan Valley Park. For details, www.parkboard.org.
Ozark Greenways needs your help sprucing up the Frisco Highline Trail tomorrow morning (6/20) from 9 to noon. Take tools such as limb-loppers, limb-saws, chainsaws and weed-eaters as well as work gloves and water bottles. Meet at the Walnut Grove Trailhead at mile marker 16. For more information, www.ozarkgreenways.org.
The Habitat Home Run to benefit Habitat for Humanity will be held tomorrow (6/20) at Hammons Field. The event is a competitive 5K Run and Family 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Check-in and registration starts at 7 am at the gate. For more information, www.habitatspringfieldmo.org.
The Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis 5K Run/Walk will be start tomorrow morning (6/20) at 8 at Battlefield City Park. For more information, www.physmat.com.
The Willard Runaway Triathlon will be held tomorrow morning beginning at 7:30 at the Willard Community Building. For details, 742-5305.
A Day at the Range and Outdoor Adventure Fair will be held tomorrow (6/20) for people with disabilities and their families and caregivers at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. For more information, 742-4361.
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield’s Arts in the Park Series continues tomorrow night (6/20) at 7. The 135th Military Band from the Springfield Reserves will present a Salute to the Soldiers concert. Take blankets or lawn chairs for the free event.
A US Dragoons Encampment will be held tomorrow (6/20) from 10 to 4 at the Nathan Boone Homestead in Ash Grove. Reenactors will explain the role Nathan Boone’s soldiers played on the frontier.
An open-air jamboree, featuring the Clarke Street Strings, Piney Creek Gang, Flyin’ Buzzards and vocalist/guitarist Virginia Snyder, will be held tomorrow night (6/20) from 6 to 9 at Liberty Full Gospel Church in Republic. The church is located on Highway 60, just west of James River Freeway.
Adults may attend the workshop “Every Child Ready to Read” tomorrow morning (6/20) at 10 at the Library Station. Learn ways to develop children’s pre-reading skills during the hands-on workshop. Parents will receive a new book for their child. To register, 865-1340.
Get personalized help with your computer questions from members of the ICON Computer Users’ Group at 2:30 tomorrow (6/20) at the Brentwood Branch Library.
A yard sale to benefit the Lighthouse Child and Family Development Center, a project of the Musgrave Foundation, will be held tomorrow (6/20) at 2548 N. Fremont beginning at 7 am.
The 1st Annual Rock’n Rockaway Multi Vehicle Show to benefit the Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch in Lampe will be held today thru Sunday (6/19-6/21) in Rockaway Beach. For more information, www.streetshaker.com or call 417-527-8169.
The Kiwanis of West Plains will host the 14th annual 18 hole two-person scramble golf tournament tomorrow (6/20) at the West Plains Municipal Golf Course. For details, 417-256-9824.
The 2009 Audio Theatre Workshop starts Sunday in West Plains. To find out more, www.natf.org.
Father’s get in free Sunday (6/21) to Dickerson Park Zoo. For more information, 864-1800.
The conservation video “Caves and Bats” from the Missouri Outdoors TV Collection will be shown Sunday afternoon at 2 at the Nature Center.
The Lucky 13 Outdoor Cinema in Eureka Springs will feature the movie Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium Sunday night (6/21) at dusk. Gates open at 7. The Cinema is located in a parking lot at One North Main Street in Eureka Springs.
Sunday Sounds will feature the Farnum Family playing bluegrass, gospel and old-time music Sunday afternoon (6/21) at 2 at the Library Station. Admission is free.