Weekend Outlook

Fridays at 8:30 am

Find out what's taking place each Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Ozarks as you plan your weekend.



Weekend Outlook
8:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Weekend Outlook January 23-25, 2015

Barred Owl
Credit Lucie Provenchal / Flickr

You’ll be able to listen for owls tonight (1/23) at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center.  It’s hosting an Owl Prowl and Evening Stroll from 6 to 9.  Take flashlights.  Dickerson Park Zoo will offer programs on owls inside the Nature Center at 6:30 and 7:30.  No registration is needed.  To learn more, 888-4237.

The series, Gardens of America, starts tonight (1/23) and continues each Friday night at 6 through March 6th at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.  Tonight’s program will focus on gardens in New York City.  Admission is free.

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Weekend Outlook
8:30 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Weekend Outlook January 16-19, 2015

Bald Eagle
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The Springfield Conservation Nature Center is hosting Eagle Days this weekend.  KSMU's Michele Skalicky talks with Nature Center naturalist Kim Banner to learn more.

The Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Conservation Center will hold an Owl Prowl tonight (1/16) from 7 to 9.  Learn about owls and take a hike to listen for some.  To register, 417-334-4865.

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Weekend Outlook
9:09 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Weekend Outlook January 9-11, 2015

Tom Connelly and Curt Carter
Credit Carter and Connelley

The Nature and the Arts program, “A Musical Evening With Carter and Connelley” is tonight (1/9) at 7 at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center for anyone 12 and older.  The singer/songwriters have been performing and recording original acoustic guitar music highlighting their love of the natural world since 1988.  To register, 888-4237.

Regular hours for the Springfield Conservation Nature Center Visitor Center today and tomorrow (1/9-1/10) are 8 am to 5 pm.  The building is closed Sunday (1/11).  Trails are open 8 am to 6 pm.

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Weekend Outlook
7:16 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Weekend Outlook December 12-14, 2014

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Michele Skalicky talks with Ted Hillmer, superintendent of Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, about the Memorial Luminary Driving Tour.

The Holiday Store, which allows children up to age 18 to purchase inexpensive gifts for the holidays, is open today and tomorrow (12/12-12/13) from 10 am to 7:30 pm and Sunday (12/14) from 1 to 4.  To learn more, thelibrary.org.

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Weekend Outlook
5:14 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Weekend Outlook December 5-7, 2014

Author Jan Brett
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Children’s author, Jan Brett, will be at the Library Center to visit with fans today (12/5) at 5.  She’ll give a brief talk, demonstrate her drawing style and promote her new book.  She and her costumed mascot, Hedgie, will be available for photos.  To learn more, thelibrary.org.

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