The MSU women’s volleyball team will host Middle Tennessee State tonight (9/13) at 7, Alabama A & M tomorrow (9/14) at 12:30 and Oklahoma tomorrow night (9/14) at 7:30 at Hammons Student Center. And the MSU men’s soccer team will host Detroit tonight (9/13) at 7:30 and Western Illinois Sunday (9/15) at 2:30 at Plaster Sports Complex. For ticket information, 836-7678.
The Jazz Eureka Festival is today and tomorrow (9/13-9/14) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra will is the festival’s headline act. For details, eurekasprings.org.
Kids two and younger are invited to Babes in the Woods to learn about monarch butterflies today and tomorrow (9/13 & 9/14) at 10 am at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. To register, 888-4237.
Kids in grade four through eight are invited to make art with simple household products and found natural objects this afternoon (9/13) at 4 at the Library Station. For more information, 865-1340.
It’s Teen Friday Nights tonight (9/13) at 6 for grades six through 12 at the Library Station. Stop in for games, crafts and special events.
The Do Good Festival is today and tomorrow (9/13-9/14) at Park Central Square. Proceeds will benefit the seven children’s charities of Springfield Rotary. There will be lots of live music, art, vendors, games, inflatables and more. For more information, tagsgf.com/dogood.
The Red Cross is hosting Save a Life Saturday tomorrow (9/14). Hands-only CPR will be taught at a variety of locations in and around Springfield including all city fire stations and at the Do Good Festival. For details, redcross.org.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center presents the program “Monarchs Rule!” tomorrow from 1 to 4. Explore the behavior and lifestyle of monarch butterflies. To register, 888-4237.
Bubblefest is tomorrow (9/14) from 10 to 2 at the Discovery Center of Springfield. Find out if it’s possible to make a square bubble and what ingredients make a good bubble. The Ugandan Children’s Choir will perform at 1. For details, discoverycenter.org.
The Farmers Market of the Ozarks is open tomorrow (9/14) from 8 to 1 at 4139 Nature Center Way. For more information, loveyourfarmer.com.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market is open tomorrow (9/14) from 8 to 1 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
C-Street Market is open tomorrow (9/14) from 8 to 1 near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
The Railroad Historical Museum, located in an old train in Grant Beach Park, is staffed by volunteers and is open Saturdays from 2 to 4. To learn more, rrhistoricalmuseum.zoomshare.com.
Ozark Independent Living will host Ozark Fall Fest tomorrow (9/14) from 9 to 5 at the Winter Sports Complex in West Plains. For more information, 256-8714.
West Plains Elk Lodge will host a Bike Ride & Show to benefit Christmas for Kids tomorrow (9/14). Registration starts at 10:30 and the ride at 11:30. The event will include food and live music. To learn more, 257-3573.
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield’s Moonlight Tour is tomorrow night (9/14) between 7 and 10. For ticket information, 732-2662.
The Strafford Branch Library will present the program “Two Great Brit Mystery Writers” tomorrow afternoon (9/14) at 3 for adults. Coffee and tea will be provided as you discuss Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s and Agatha Christie’s great mysteries. Solve a mystery yourself and see a showing of the film Agatha. For more information, 736-9233.
The travelling exhibit “Moneyville” is at the Discovery Center of Springfield through Sunday (9/15). To learn more, 862-9910.
Learn .22 rifle shooting basics during a program tomorrow morning (9/14) from 9 to noon at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range. To register, 742-4361.
The Slow Down St. Jude Walk, hosted by Wesley United Methodist Church, will be held tomorrow morning (9/14) beginning at 9. For more information, e-mail sdillon978 [at] hotmail [dot] com.
As part of MO State’s Public Affairs Week, Ozarks Public Broadcasting invites you to a free screening of Chahinaz: What Rights for Women? Sunday night (9/15) at 6 at the Moxie Cinema, 431 S. Jefferson.
It’s Bat Awareness Day Sunday (9/15) from 11 to 7 at Sequiota Park. Learn about bats from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Outdoor Initiatives and watch bats fly out of the cave at dusk. For details, parkboard.org/outdoor/docs/cave_bat_awareness13.pdf.
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.