The Tullintrain West Pipes and Drums, featuring the Great Highland Bagpipes and Scottish Drums will give a performance tonight (3/11) at 6:30 at the West Plains Civic Center. For more information, 255-7966.
A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Civic Center. All ages are welcome, and admission is $4.
The Springfield Park Board Chess Club meets every Friday night from 7 to 11 at the Southside Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont. For more information, http://www.parkboardchessclub.com.
A work day will be held tomorrow (3/13) at the West Plains Community Garden at the corner of Lincoln and Olden starting at 10 am. If you’d like a plot or would like more information, call Dawn Hicks at 256-7078.
A Bowling Tournament to benefit the West Plains Regional Animal Shelter will be held at Lightening Bowl in West Plains tomorrow (3/13). For more information, 256-8438.
Celtic Celebration, a salute to our Irish and Scottish traditions, will be onstage at the West Plains Civic Center Theatre at 7 tomorrow night (3/13). For more information, e-mail rtozarks [at] yahoo [dot] com or call 870-937-4235.
Registration is underway for the program “The Art of Woodcarving” tomorrow morning (3/13) from 10 to 11 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. For more information, 888-4237.
Stop by anytime tomorrow between 10 and 4 at the Nature Center to watch members of the Southern Missouri Woodcarving Artists demonstrate carving techniques.
Try your hand at virtual hunting and fishing tomorrow anytime between 1 and 3 at the Nature Center.
Comedian Jeff Dunham takes the stage tomorrow night (3/13) at 8 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. For ticket information, 836-7678.
One to six-year-olds are invited to a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration tomorrow morning (3/13) at 10 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. For more information, 862-0135.
The Springfield Orchid Society will hold their annual show and sale tomorrow (3/13) and Sunday (3/14) from 10 to 4 at the Southside Senior Center, 2215 S. Fremont. Admission is free.
A Wellness Fair will be held tomorrow (3/13) from 9 to 1 at Sunset Church of Christ, 1222 W. Sunset. For more information, 883-2044.
A fundraiser for Christian County Libraries is tomorrow night (3/13) from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Riverwalk Jazz Café on the Ozark Square. For more information or to RSVP, call Pamela Cox at 818-2463.
The 30th Annual St. Pat’s Parade and Celebration is tomorrow (3/13) in Downtown Springfield. Pre-parade activities begin at 11 on Park Central Square, and the parade starts at 2. It will travel down Commercial Street and end on the square. For more information, 831-6200 or http://www.itsalldowntown.com.
The 17th Annual Eureka Springs St. Paddy’s Day Parade will wind its way through Historic Downtown Eureka Springs tomorrow (3/13) beginning at 2. For more information, call Dan Ellis at 479-981-9551 or visit http://www.stpaddy.ureeka.org/.
Drury University Students will offer free tax preparation help tomorrow (3/13) from 10 to 3 for low-income and senior taxpayers at the Breech School of Business Administration at the corner of Central and Drury Lane. For more information, 873-7522.
The Jazz Educators’ Big Band will present a jazz concert Sunday afternoon (3/14) at 2:30 in Clara Thompson Hall on the Drury University Campus. Admission is free.
The Discovery Center of Springfield will celebrate Pi Day Sunday (3/14) from 1 to 5. There will be a variety of hands-on activities for visitors to explore the concept of pi and circles. For more information, 862-9910.
All current and past Springfield Parents as Teachers families and parent educators are invited to the 25th anniversary celebration at the Dickerson Park Zoo Sunday (3/14) from 1 to 3. There will be special animal feedings and programs as well as a special storytime. For more information, 523-1160.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center will show the conservation videos “Fishing Small Lakes” and “Fishing” from the Missouri Outdoors Collection Sunday afternoon (3/14) at 2.