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 preschool through fifth grade are invited to Grant Beach Park for the Springfield-Greene County Library program “I Dig Trains” this morning (6/7) at 10. Library staff will share train stories and more, and kids will get to tour the train engine and cars at the park.
The HOBA Spring Bluegrass Festival continues through tomorrow (6/8) at the Heart of the Ozarks Bluegrass Park in West Plains. For more information, facebook.com/CityOfWestPlains or 1-888-256-8835.
The 19thAnnual June Bug Jamboree is today and tomorrow (6/7-6/8) at Hood’s Service Center and Motel in Bois D’Arc. For details, junebugjamboree.net.
The program “You are What You Eat!” will be held tonight (6/7) at 6 at the West Plains Public Library. Talk with experts about growing, gathering and preserving the food the natural way.
The Library Center will hold a Movie and Craft Night tonight (6/7) at 6 for kids in grades four through eight. Watch the movie “Gnomeo and Juliet” and make a gnome craft. To find out more, 882-0714.
It’s Teen Friday Nights for kids in grades six through 12 tonight (6/7) at 6 at the Library Station.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Stone and Taney Counties is tonight (6/7) at 7 through tomorrow morning at 7 at the Cedar Ridge Track in Branson. For more information, 447-1476.
Kids ages three to six are invited to the Little Acorns program “Amazing Armadillos” today (6/7) at 11 and 1:30 and tomorrow morning (6/8) at 10:30 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
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 (6/7-6/8) from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
Join Springfield Conservation Nature Center volunteer naturalist Bob Ball for a photo nature walk tomorrow afternoon (6/8) from 1 to 4. Take pictures and discuss tools and techniques. The program is for anyone 12 and older. To register, 888-4237.
Learn handgun shooting basics during a program tomorrow morning (6/8) at 8:30 at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. To register, 742-4361.
Dickerson Park Zoo will celebrate World Oceans Day tomorrow (6/8) with displays about water quality for healthy oceans and a healthy planet. For details, dickersonparkzoo.org.
Tomorrow and Sunday (6/8-6/9) are Free Fishing Days in Missouri, presented by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Anyone can fish in Missouri this weekend without having to buy a fishing permit, trout stamp or trout park daily tag. To learn more, mdc.mo.gov/fishing/places-fish/free-fishing-days.
The Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery in Branson will hold its 18thannual Family Fishing Fair tomorrow (6/8) from 9 to 2. It’s open to kids 15 and younger. Children should take their own fishing equipment and bait to catch trout. They may keep up to four fish. For details, 334-4865, ext. 0.
The 24th annual Bark in the Park dog festival is tomorrow morning (6/8) from 8 to noon at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic. The event includes a guided dog walk, a talent show for dogs and their families, hands-on kids’ crafts and a canine vendor village. Registration is $10 and includes a t-shirt. Register tomorrow morning at the park. All proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park. To learn more, parkboard.org.
A River Rescue Celebration, Downtown Dam Jam and Crawdad Boil will be held tomorrow night (6/8) from 5 to 11 on Park Central Square. There will be live music, free family fun activities and more. For more information, jamesriverbasin.com.
Ozarks Self Reliant Living University will hold a gardening class tomorrow (6/8) at the Ferguson Building in Willow Springs. To find out more, 417-264-2435.
Farmers Market of the Ozarks will hold a Farm to Table Dinner tomorrow (6/8) from 2 to 8:30, beginning at Millsap Farms. Tickets are $25 per person or $50 per family and are available at the market tomorrow. For more information, 766-8711 or loveyourfarmer.com.
The Farmers Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (6/8) from 9 am to 1 pm near Republic Rd. and James River Freeway. For details, loveyourfarmer.com.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market is open tomorrow (6/8) from 8 to 1 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
C-Street Market is open tomorrow (6/8) from 8 to 1 near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
Moneyville, a travelling exhibit, is at the Discovery Center of Springfield through September 15th. For details, discoverycenter.org.
The Springfield Polo Club and CARE will host the 1stannual Robin Melton Memorial Polo Match tomorrow (6/8) at the Springfield Polo Club Field, 5964 S. Highway NN in Rogersville. The match starts at 4 and will be followed by dinner, an auction and live music by Luna Jamboree. For more information, 597-0228.
A Living History Program tomorrow (6/8) at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield will focus on Union soldiers. Programs featuring infantry, cavalry and artillery drills and historic weapons firing demonstrations will be held at Tour Road Stop 5 at 11, 1 and 3. To learn more, 732-2662.
The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks will host Cycle for Life tomorrow (6/8) with 10, 25 and 50 mile rides starting at James River Assembly in Ozark. For more information, 862-3838 or bcfo.org/event/cycle-for-life/.
Kids in grades K-5 will learn how to draw during the program “Drawing 1-2-3” tomorrow morning (6/8*) at 10 at the Republic Branch Library. For details, 732-7284.
The 2ndannual Fit for All Ages Festival is tomorrow (6/8) in West Plains. The event kicks off with a 5 and 10K Walk/Run at 7 am. Festival events include fitness demonstrations, a cook-off challenge, children’s activities, free lunch and more. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater West Plains area. For more information, facebook.com/BurtonCreekMedicalComplex.
The West Plains Car Club Show is tomorrow (6/8) in the West Plains Civic Center’s east parking lot. To learn more, westplainscarclub.net.
The Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday (6/9) at 2 at the Library Center with the bluegrass band Wires and Wood. Admission is free.
The Phelps Grove Art in the Gardens Tour is Sunday (6/9) from 1 to 4. Tour neighborhood gardens in the Phelps Grove area, listen to live music and view art by local artists. Tickets are $5. For more information, e-mail pna [at] phelpsneighborhood [dot] org.
Springfield-Greene County Park Board pools are open for the season. For a schedule, call 864-2099 or visit parkboard.org/aquatics.
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.