A Missouri State band member plays TAPS during Friday's annual ceremony/Credit: Anna Thomas
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center will present the Nature and the Arts program These Ozarks Hills: an Evening with Marideth Sisco tonight (11/8) at 7. To register, 888-4237.
Acoustic Jam on the Square is held Friday nights at 7 on the West Plains Square. Take instruments and lawn chairs.
The History Museum on the Square is hosting the exhibit “Woodruff’s Dream: The Mother Road through Springfield—the Route 66 Exhibit” through February 2nd. For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
Drury’s women’s basketball team will host Missouri Southern State University today (11/8) at 5:30 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center. For more information, drury.edu.
Missouri State’s volleyball team will face Illinois State tonight (11/8) and Indiana State tomorrow night (11/9) at 7 at Hammons Student Center. For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com.
Drury’s men’s basketball team will host Webster University tonight (11/8) at 7:45 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center. For details, drury.edu.
The Missouri State Pride Bands present The Taps Project starting this morning (11/8) at 10:30 on the steps of McDonald Arena. Following a short concert, listen to the cascading sound of Taps throughout campus. To learn more about MSU’s Veteran’s Day events, alliance.missouristate.edu.
Kids in grades 4 through 8 are invited to ‘Tween Town: Weird Weaving today (11/8) at 4. Weave found objects into a one-of-a-kind tapestry. To register, 759-2637.
The program T-shirt Rehab for kids in grade six and older is today (11/8) at 4 at the Fair Grove Branch Library. Learn how to make no-sew crafts from old t-shirts. To register, 759-2637.
Teen Friday Nights is tonight (11/8) at 6 at the Library Station for kids in grades six through 12. Stop in for games, crafts and special events. For details, 865-1340.
The Harlin Museum in West Plains presents Designing Women’s Arts and Crafts Show November 11-30. A meet the artist and skills demonstration will be held Sunday (11/10). To learn more, 284-2681.
Springfield’s Veteran’s Day Parade starts at 10 tomorrow morning (11/9) and will go north on South Street, east on St. Louis, north on Kimbrough and east on Trafficway. For more information, swmoveteransdayparade.com.
The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, 2305 E. Kearney, will host a free open house tomorrow (11/9) from 11 to 4:30. Refreshments will be served. To find out more, 864-7997 or ammomuseum.org.
The Missouri State men’s soccer team will host SIU Edwardsville tomorrow night (11/9) at 6 at Plaster Sports Complex. For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com.
The Dash After Dark 5K Night Run will start at 6 tomorrow night (11/9) across from Plaster Sports Complex. Proceeds will benefit the MSU Army ROTC. For details, dashafterdark.com.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s Hiking Club will hike at Noblett Lake in the Mark Twain National Forest tomorrow (11/9). To register, 888-4237.
Test your Trail Trivia at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center tomorrow (11/9) between 9 and 4. Pick up a trivia sheet at the front desk. When you’re done, return the form to check your answers and claim a prize. To learn more, 888-4237.
Kids in kindergarten through 2ndgrade are invited to the program “Creating Nature Art” tomorrow morning (11/9) at 10 and 1 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
Robberson Community School will host a craft fair tomorrow (11/9) from 9 to 2 at the school, 1100 E. Kearney.
Learn how deer interact with their environment and the importance of managing deer populations during the program Oh Deer! tomorrow morning (11/9) at 10 at the Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery in Branson. To register, 334-4865, ext. 0.
Kids are invited to the program Campfire Cooking for Kids tomorrow afternoon (11/9) at 3 at the Walter Woods Conservation Area near Joplin. To register, 629-3423.
Catholic Campus Ministries will host a Trivia Night tomorrow night (11/9) at 7 to raise money for students going on a mission trip to Nicaragua over spring break. For more information, ccm847.org.
The Willard Branch Library invites kids in kindergarten and older to design and build LEGO creations during a program tomorrow afternoon (11/9) at 2. For details, 742-4258.
Sunday (11/10) is Veterans Appreciation Day at Dickerson Park Zoo. Veterans will be able to get in for half price.
The Missouri State University Pride Bands present a Musical Salute to our Veterans Sunday afternoon (11/10) at 4 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Admission is free.
The Sunday Concert Series will feature the bluegrass band Bluefield Sunday afternoon (11/10) at 2 at the Library Center.
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.