Grupo Latino Americano will host its 20th anniversary celebration tonight (9/18) from 6:30 to 10 at Teamsters Union Hall, 1850 E. Division. There will be authentic Hispanic food for sale, a silent auction, a Mariachi band from Guadalajara, Mexico, dances and more. The event is free and open to the public. To find out more, call 886-1348.
Spruce up your yard for fall by visiting a mum sale today (9/18) in the lobby of Cox South. Proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network.
Adults are invited to watch the movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” tonight (9/18) at 6:30 at the Library Station.
The Springfield Little Theatre’s Diamond Centennial Celebration is tonight at 7:30 at the Landers Theatre featuring Lucas Grabeel, Kim Crosby and many others. For tickets, 869-1334.
Cider Days on Historic Walnut Street is tomorrow and Sunday (9/19) from 10 to 5.There willbe artsand crafts,a scarecrow village, live music, a children's area, apple cider and more.Admission is $3 . Children 10 and under get in free. For details, call 831-6200.
It’s Hoedown at the Homestead tomorrow (9/19) from 10 to 4 at the Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site in Ash Grove. All musicians are invited for an informal acoustic jam session on the Boone Home front porch.
Discovery Science Club meets tomorrow (9/19) from 10 to noon at the Discovery Center of Springfield. Parents and their children are invited to explore the topic “Flights of Fancy.” Kids 6 to 12-years-old are invited. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. For details, call 862-9910.
A Civil War Fair will be at the Library Center tomorrow (9/19) from 9:30 to 2:30. There will be programs including “First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln” and “How to Trace Your Civil War Ancestor and more. For more information, 882-0714.
A Walk for Autism starts tomorrow (9/19) at noon at the entrance to the West Plains Civic Center.
The Alzheimer’s Association will host a Memory Walk tomorrow (9/19) beginning at the Andy Williams Theatre in Branson. For details, call 886-2199 or 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/swmo.
Special Olympics Missouri will host the 1st Annual Over the Edge rappel at the State Office Building in downtown Springfield. For more information, call 1-800-846-2682.
The Springfield La Leche League will host a silent auction tomorrow (9/19) from 3 to 5 at Nixa City Park.
The Mountain View Garden Club will hold their fall plant sale tomorrow (9/19) from 9 to noon at the What Park at First and Pine Streets in Mountain View.
A seminar on beginning genealogy is tomorrow (9/19) at the Boone County Library. Registration starts at 9.
The 2nd Annual FourFourFest will showcase local talent tomorrow (9/19) from 11:30 am to 11 pm on two stages on South Ave. between McDaniel and Walnut. Admission is free.
The 2009 Julian Golf Classic this weekend will benefit ALS patients. The tournament is Sunday and Monday (9/20-9/21) at LedgeStone Country Club in Branson. For more information, www.thejulian.org.
Look for migrating birds with members of the Greater Ozarks Audubon Society at Ritter Springs Park tomorrow morning (9/19) from 8 to 11. For more information, 863-8475.
Learn basic knife care and maintenance tomorrow morning (9/19) from 8:30 to 11:30 at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. To register for the free course, call 742-4361.
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s hiking club will travel to Hercules Glade Wilderness tomorrow (9/19). To register, 888-4237.
Take your camera, film, lenses and tripod to the Nature Center tomorrow (9/19) for a course in intermediate photography. Registration is required. Again, the number is 888-4237.
Kids 3 to 6 are invited to learn about Daddy Longlegs during a Little Acorns program tomorrow morning (9/19) at 11 at the Nature Center. You need to register.
The Conservation Teen Club will go caving tomorrow (9/19) at Breakdown Cave. Anyone 12 to 17-years-old may register for the trip. Call 888-4237.
The Nature Center will show the conservation video “Sturgeon: Ancient Survivors of the Deep” Sunday afternoon (9/20) at 2.
The Commercial Club of Springfield will host the 12th Annual C-Street Loftwalk Sunday (9/20) from noon to 6. A fashion show will start at 2. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Pizza House, Big Momma’s and Maschino’s. The Midtown and Woodland Heights Neighborhood Associations are also selling advance tickets. Tickets can be purchased for $12 Sunday at the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge Pavilion or at Historic Firehouse #2. Ticket booklets will also be sold at Cider Days.