There’s going to be an Old Time Jam Session and Potluck tonight (9/4) at 6:30 at the Taney Center in Forsyth.
Put on your dancing shoes and head to the West Plains Senior Center for a dance tonight (9/4) from 7 to 9:30. All ages are welcome.
It’s the final Splash N’ Sizzle weekend at some Springfield public pools. Doling and Fassnight pools will be open tonight and tomorrow night (9/4-9/5) at 6:30. Donation is $1 or a canned food item for Ozarks Food Harvest.
Convoy of Hope’s “Reel Lives—A Film Frame Window Into the Lives of the People We Serve” will make its Springfield debut during First Friday Art Walk tonight (9/4). The film will be shown in one of Convoy of Hope’s tractor-trailers at Randy Bacon Photography Studio. For more information, 823-8998.
Also during the First Friday Art Walk tonight (9/4), a local runner who is trying to raise awareness and funds for relief work in Africa will run 26.2 miles on a treadmill in front of Global Fayre.
Give the gift of life during the Labor of Love blood drive and help the CBCO get ready for the long holiday weekend. Hours for the drive today (9/4) are 8 am to 3 pm at the donor centers at 2230 S. Glenstone and 220 W. Plainview Rd. The centers are open tomorrow (9/5) from 7 am to 2 pm. For details, 227-5000 or cbco.org.
The Wilson’s Creek Farmer’s Market is open tonight (6/26) at 5:30 at Battlefield City Park.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market opens at 8:30 tomorrow morning (6/26) in the NE corner of the Battlefield Mall parking lot.
The C-Street Farmers Market opens at 8 tomorrow morning (6/26) near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
Two to Five-year-olds are invited to the program “There are Cats in This Book” this morning (9/4) at 11 at the Library Station.
It’s Teen Night After Hours tonight (9/4) from 9 to 10:30 at the Library Center for anyone in grades 6 thru 12. For details, 882-0714.
Kids in grades K thru 5 are invited to the program “Get to Know Your Library” tomorrow (9/5) at noon at the Brentwood Branch Library. Kids will tour the library, get to know the card catalog, take part in a scavenger hunt and more.
The Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association Show and Celebration is tomorrow (9/5) in Ava. For more information, 683-2468.
The band “Distant Relative” will be at the Rock House in Reeds Spring tomorrow (9/5). Doors open at 6:30, and the music starts at 8. Take your own drink and snacks—to share, if you’d like. Admission is a suggested $10 donation at the door.
The Energy Alternative Network will meet at the Library Center tomorrow afternoon (9/5) at 2.
AMVETS Riders and the West Plains Rural Fire Department will host several activities at the AMVETS Post 98 tomorrow (9/5). There will be horse back riding, a horse shoe tournament, inflatables and more. A benefit auction, steak dinner and dance will follow. To find out more, call 257-4875.
Go on a naturalist-guided hike tomorrow morning (9/5) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The hike starts at 9, and you don’t have to register.
Get your flower beds ready for spring at a Fall Native Plant Sale tomorrow (9/5) from 9 to 3 at the Nature Center.
Learn about wade fishing tomorrow (9/5) at a program offered by the Nature Center. Visit an area stream and dress to get wet. You need a valid Missouri fishing permit to be able to attend the program. To register or for more information, call the Nature Center at 888-4237.
The Nature Center will show the conservation video “Introducing Insects” Sunday afternoon (9/6) at 2.