Weekend Outlook March 24-26, 2017

Mar 24, 2017

A Holi Festival in Utah
Credit Steven Gerner / Flickr

The Indian Students Association at Missouri State University will host a Holi Celebration tomorrow (3/25) from noon to 5 on MSU’s North Mall.  The event will feature food, music, colors and the use of water.  Wear old shorts, old shirts and flip-flops that you don’t mind getting colored and wet.  Michele Skalicky talks with ISA's advisor, Isaac Balasundaram and its president, Shadeed Khan, about the event.

The Women’s HERstory Month Keynote Address will feature Trish Norman tonight (3/24) at 8 at the MSU Davis-Harrington Welcome Center.  Norman, a doctoral candidate in Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville, will talk about success, networking and how to be an outstanding woman. 

The Missouri State University Symphony will present a concert tonight (3/24) at 7:30 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. 

The Mystery Hour Live Taping! is at the Gillioz Theatre tonight (3/24) at 7:30. 

The Wildcat Glades Trail Race is tomorrow (3/25) at 8 a.m. at Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center. 

Anyone 18 and older is invited to sign up for the Take a Hike program tomorrow (3/25) at Stockton State Park.  A volunteer naturalist from the Springfield Conservation Nature Center will lead a five-mile hike.  To register, 888-4237. 

A Genealogy Symposium will be held tomorrow (3/25) from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Library Center. 

Yoga in Nature starts tomorrow morning (3/25) at 9:30 at the Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center in Joplin. 

LUNAFEST, featuring nine short films by and about women, starts at 3 p.m. tomorrow (3/25) at the Springfield Art Museum.  Proceeds will benefit OACAC Family Planning and the Breast Cancer Fund. 

The program, Naturescaping Basics, will be held tomorrow (3/25) from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.  Learn about butterfly and hummingbird gardens, rock gardens, shrubs and flowering trees.  To register, 862-0135. 

The Drury Humanities and Arts Film Series will be held tomorrow (3/25) at 1 at the Moxie Cinema, 305 S. Walnut in downtown Springfield.  The event places a spotlight on films that ask enduring questions about the human condition.  After each showing, a Drury professor will lead a group discussion about the movie’s themes.  Tickets are $5 and all screenings begin at 1 p.m.

The Moxie Mornings Series, featuring hands-on art and innovative short films for two to six-year-olds , continues tomorrow morning (3/25) at 10 at the Moxie, 305 S. Walnut in downtown Springfield. 

The MSU softball team will host Loyola University Chicago tomorrow (3/25) at noon and Sunday (3/26) at 11 at Killian Softball Stadium in Springfield. 

The 27th annual Eureka Springs Kite Festival will be held tomorrow (3/25) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. 

Tristate Model Railroaders will present a Model Train Show and Swap Meet tomorrow (3/25) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joplin History and Mineral Museum. 

The program, Women in George Washington Carver’s Life, will start at 1 p.m. Sunday (3/26) at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond. 

A NASA Public Observing Night will be held tomorrow night (3/25) at MSU’s Baker Observatory near Marshfield.  Look at Jupiter, double stars, star clusters, nebulas and galaxies through a variety of telescopes. 

A Parent/Child Robot Workshop will be held tomorrow (3/25) at 9:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. at the Discovery Center of Springfield.  There is a fee.  To learn more or to register, 862-9910 or

Learn turkey hunting basics during a Discover Nature program tomorrow morning (3/25) at 8:30 at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center.  To register, 742-4361.

The Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin will host a Recycling Adventures Art Camp tomorrow (3/25) from noon to 3 for ages six to 12.  For registration information, click here.

The Ozark Empire Fairgrounds will host the Ozark Spring Roundup today through Sunday (3/24-3/26).  The event combines Horsefest and the Spring Ag and Urban Fest.

The Missouri State University Chorale will present a concert Sunday night (3/26) at 6 at Immaculate Conception Church, 3555 S. Fremont, in Springfield. 

Glendale High School will host the Respite Rally Sunday (3/26) on the Glendale track.  The 5K Run/Walk will be held from 3 to 5.  Proceeds will go to the Women’s Medical Respite, a nonprofit organization that cares for homeless women who are coming out of the hospital and need more recovery time before they go back out on the streets.  Entry is $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12. 

The Route 66 Record & Music Collectors Show will be at 910 W. Battlefield Sunday (3/26) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.