Weekend Outlook February 10-12, 2017

Feb 10, 2017

Chartwell House, Kent, England
Credit Tim Schofield / Flickr

Peter Longley will give a presentation on “Great Gardens of England—Chartwell and Hever Castle, Kent” tonight (2/10) at 6:30 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.

Parkview High School Theatre presents “Wait Until Dark” tonight and tomorrow night (2/10-2/11) at 7 and Sunday (2/12) at 2.  For ticket information, (417) 523-9300.

Kids six and younger are invited to the program, “Be My Valentine Storytime,” this morning (2/10) at 9:30 at the Ash Grove Branch Library.

The Gillioz will present the world premiere of the film, “Running Wild,” tonight (2/10) at 7 at the theater, 325 Park Central East.  The film tells the story of a widow who saves her ranch by working with convicts to rehabilitate a herd of wild horses that wandered onto her property.

The Boone County Library presents the annual Burns Night tonight (2/10) at 6 at St. John’s Episcopal Church,707 W. Central in Harrison, Arkansas. 

Joplin Parks and Recreation will host a Valentine’s Day Craft Time today (2/10) from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Joplin Athletic Complex.  To register,  (417) 625-4750 or click here.

The It’s a Gas! Swap Meet will be held today and tomorrow (2/10-2/11) at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon. 

Teen Friday Nights, for kids in grades six through 12, is tonight (2/10) from 6 to 8 at the Library Station.  Tonight’s program is “Barbie Reimagined.”  To learn more, thelibrary.org or 865-1340.

The University of Missouri Extension will offer a Certified Master Beekeeper Program tomorrow morning (2/11) from 7:30 to noon at their offices in West Plains.  To register, (417) 256-2391.

The Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin offers a Coloring Book Club, and it meets tomorrow (2/11) from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  Take your own coloring book or purchase one in the gift shop. Some coloring pages and markers will be provided.  For more information, (417) 623-0183.

The program, “Groundhog Gets His Day,” for ages three to six, will be held tomorrow morning (2/11) at 10 at Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center in Joplin.  Registration and a fee are required.

The Alaska String Band presents a Southeastern Alaskan Odyssey tomorrow night (2/11) at 7 at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon.  The group will present American-roots music favorites that touch on additional genres such as swing, jazz, bluegrass, pop, Celtic and gospel. For ticket information, click here or (417) 532-2990.

Women with Heart will hold a fundraising luncheon tomorrow (2/11) to raise money for OMC Heart Care Services.  For ticket information (417) 256-4725.

The Missouri State University Film Series will present a free screening of the new feature documentary, “Remembering ‘The Normal Heart’ Controversy in Springfield, MO,” tomorrow night (2/11) at 7 in the Plaster Student Union Theater. 

The Christian County Library Foundation’s Trivia Night is tomorrow night (2/11) at 5:30 at the Fremont Hills Country Club.  To learn more and to register, www.cclibraryfoundation.org

George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond will present Carver Laboratory Demonstrations tomorrow (2/11) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Friends of the Garnett Library will host a chili supper tomorrow (2/11) from 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Plains Civic Center’s Magnolia Room. 

The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society will host a beginner bird walk tomorrow morning (2/11) at 9 at the Lake Springfield Boathouse and Arena.  For more information, (417) 209-0652.

Adults are invited to the program, “Let’s Make Miniatures!” tomorrow morning (2/11) at 10:30 at the Park Central Branch Library.  Materials will be provided to make miniature Valentine’s Day suitcases.  For details, thelibrary.org or 831-1342.

The Museum of Native American History in Bentonville, Arkansas will host a storytime tomorrow morning (2/11) at 10:30. 

Kids in grades K-five will learn techniques for decorating valentine cookies and then will decorate their own during a program tomorrow afternoon (2/11) at 2 at the Library Station.  To register, (417) 616-0673.

The Professor Powers Science Symposium will hold an energy class tomorrow (2/11) at 1 for ages five to 11 and at 2:15 from ages 10 to 15.  Registration is required.

See the film, “The Bourne Legacy,” tomorrow afternoon (2/11) at 2 at the Republic Branch Library.

A Pioneer Birthday Bash, to celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday, will be held at 2 tomorrow (2/11) at the Library Station.  To register, (417) 616-0673.

The Sunday Concert Series continues Sunday afternoon (2/12) at 2 at the Library Center with Queen City Sound, a women’s acapella barbershop group. 

Celebrate International Darwin Day Sunday (2/12) from 2 to 4:30 at the Library Station with hands-on activities.  For details, thelibrary.org or (417) 882-0714.