Record a story for your child or grandchild with Ozarks Family Voices today (11/29) from noon to 5 at the Library Station. Families with children under age five will receive a free book and CD with their recording plus 25 other stories read by local celebrities and community leaders. To register, 616-0673.
Teen Friday Nights is tonight (11/29) at 6 at the Library Station. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. To learn more, 865-1340.
Skate for free tonight (11/29) at 6 at Mediacom Ice Park. Skate rental is $2.50. For details, itsalldowntown.com.
Drive through the Christmas Lights of Ozark at Finley River Park tonight and tomorrow night (11/29 & 11/30) from 5 to 11 and Sunday from 5 to 10. For more information, ozarkchamber.com.
Drury’s men’s basketball team will host Northwest Missouri State today (11/29) at 3:15, and Drury’s women’s basketball team will host Missouri Western State University tonight (11/29) at 5:30 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center. The women’s team will face Union tomorrow night (11/30) at 5:30. For ticket information, drurytickets.com.
Enjoy a free drive through light display at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park every Friday and Saturday night from 5 to 7 starting tonight (11/29). To learn more, parkboard.org.
The Ozark Garden Railway Society is hosting a Holiday Train Exhibit starting tomorrow (11/30) at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. For details, parkboard.org or 891-1515.
Carriage rides will be offered on Park Central Square tomorrow night (11/30) from 5:30 to 9:30 and Sunday (12/1) from 4:30 to 8:30. The cost is $20 per carriage load. For more information, itsalldowntown.com.
Stop by the Springfield Conservation Nature Center tomorrow (11/30) from 10 to 4 to watch members of the Ozark Whittlers and Woodcarvers transform wood into treasures.
The Harlin Museum in West Plains is hosting the Designing Women’s Arts and Crafts Show through tomorrow (11/30) from noon to 4. For details, 284-2681.
Treasure!--a travelling exhibit--is at the Discovery Center of Springfield through December 31st. Learn about treasure hunting. For more information, discoverycenter.org.
A dance is held each Friday night at 6:30 at the West Plains Senior Center. Admission is $5, and all ages are welcome.
Acoustic Jam on the Square is Friday nights at 7 at the West Plains Music Store. Take instruments and chairs.
Christmas in Lights is open each night through December 28thfrom 5:30 to 9. Admission is $12 per car load. For more information, ozarkempirefair.com.
The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County is hosting the exhibit Downtown Christmas on Route 66 through January 4th. To learn more, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
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.