Weekend Outlook March 20-22, 2015

Mar 20, 2015

Work Underway on a Habitat House
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Tool Belts and Bow Ties, an event to benefit Habitat for Humanity, will be held tonight (3/20) at 6 at Bass Pro’s White River Conference Center.  The 1920s themed evening will feature live music from the Ernie Biggs Roadshow, dinner and a cocktail hour.  For ticket information, 829-4001 or habitatspringfieldmo.org

The Missouri State baseball team will face Indiana State tonight (3/20) at 6:35 at Hammons Field.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com

The MSU Lady Bears basketball team will host Tulsa tonight (3/20) at 7:05 at JQH Arena.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com

NAACP Springfield will host a Springfield School Board Candidate Forum tomorrow afternoon (3/21) at 1:30 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  All candidates are expected to attend.  To find out more, 373-6386 or info@naacpspringfieldmo.org

Collin Raye
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Collin Raye will be the featured performer at the Cystic Fibrosis Concert tomorrow night (3/21) at 6 at the West Plains Civic Center.  For ticket information, click here.

Comedian, actress and writer, Jade Catta-Preta, will speak tomorrow night (3/21) at 7 in MSU’s Plaster Student Union Theatre.  Admission is free and open to the public.

The Springfield Orchid Society will hold a show and sale tomorrow (3/21) from 10 to 4 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.  For more information, click here.

The MSU boxing team will host the Bear Brawl I tomorrow afternoon (3/21) at 4 at McDonald Arena.  Admission is free.

The Southwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee starts tomorrow morning (3/21) at 9 in MSU’s Ellis Recital Hall.  For details, 836-6605.

Missouri State Baseball
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Spring Family Day will be held tomorrow (3/21) at 1 at Hammons Field as the MSU Bears take on Indiana State at 2:05.  It’s part of MSU’s 100th Birthday Celebration.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for MSU students and children two to 12. The Bears will also play Indiana State Sunday (3/22) at 1:05.  For more information, 836-3060.

The Springfield Conservation Nature Center’s Hiking Club will hike at the Drury-Mincy Conservation Area tomorrow (3/21).  To sign up, 888-4237.

Learn geocaching basics during a program tomorrow morning (3/21) at 10 at the Nature Center.  To register, 888-4237.

The program, Family Treasure Hunting, starts at 1 tomorrow (3/21) at the Nature Center.  Learn the basics of geocaching and then hit the trails to find some “treasure.”  To register, 888-4237.

Dark-Eyed Junco
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The Missouri River Bird Observatory will band winter birds from noon to 3 tomorrow (3/21) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  The public is invited to stop by anytime to watch.

The Springfield Symphony presents the Vivaldo Concerto, featuring cellist Michael Murray, tomorrow night (3/21) at 7:30 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.  For ticket information, 836-7678 or missouristatetix.com

The Off the Hook Crochet Club will meet tomorrow morning (3/21) at 10 at the Republic Branch Library.  Beginners are welcome.  Find out more at thelibrary.org

See the movie, “Darby McGill and the Little People,” rated G, tomorrow afternoon (3/21) at 1 at the Fair Grove Branch Library.

The classic film, “Nothing Sacred,” from 1937, will be shown tomorrow afternoon (3/21) at 2 at the Library Center.

Cat
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The Discovery Center of Springfield will host a Pet Adoption Day tomorrow (3/21) from 11 to 3.  For more information, discoverycenter.org or 862-9910.

The Grace Grizzlies Indoor Market will be held from 8 am to 4 pm tomorrow (3/21) at Grace Community United Methodist Church in Buffalo.  Proceeds from booth rental will benefit the American Cancer Society.  For details, 773-0814 or jagraeys@wildblue.net

Learn strategies to identify and overcome burnout during a program tomorrow afternoon (3/21) at 3 at the Library Station.  For details, 865-1340.

See the movie, “Gettysburg,” rated PG, tomorrow night (3/21) at 6:30 at the Park Central Branch Library.

Members of the Teen and Young Adult Writing Group will share poems and excerpts from their novels tomorrow night (3/21) at 7 at the Creamery Arts Center, 411 Sherman Parkway.

Women in Hollywood
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Ozarks Public Broadcasting’s Women and Girls Lead MAKERS documentary film festival continues Sunday night (3/22) at 6 at the Moxie, 305 S. Campbell, with “Women in Hollywood.”  Admission is free.

The Messiah Project will present, Messa Di Gloria, Sunday night (3/22) at 7:30 at All Saints Anglican Church, 2751 E. Galloway.  For more information, 883-5274 or messiahpro@sbcglobal.net