There are so many Things You Can Do "In and Around Springfield, Mo" January 25, 26, and 27th. Hopefully we will have beautiful Saturday weather! Get out and enjoy all the fun of the Ozarks!!
Friday, January 25
Friday Flix: "The Breakfast Club", presented by Mother's Brewing Co. and Moxie Cinema, 8pm at the Gillioz, 325 Park Central East. Admission: $5. 417-863-9491.
"Jekyll and Hyde the Musical", presented by the Tri-Lakes Community Theatre, 7pm at Americana Theatre, Missouri 76. Tickets $16, $8 students and children. 417-335-4241.
Giordano Dance Chicago, 7:30pm, at the Juanita K Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, 525 John Q Hammons Parkway. Tickets $15, and $25. 417-836-7678, or 888-836-7678.
Art Reception, 6-9pm in Walnut Shade. Reflections of the Ozarks, photographs by Shiloh J. Smith, presented by Copper Run Distillery, 1901 Day Rd. Free, All ages, 417-587-3456.
Saturday, January 19
Community Breakfast, 7 to 9am, Nixa Senior Citizen Center, 404 S. Main St. Members of Nixa City Council will be present to speak with citizens. Cost: $4, $3 for ages 5-12, free to ages 4 and under. 417-725-2322.
Live Band Dance, 7pm, Nixa Senior Center, 404 South Main St. Cover charge. 417-725-2322.
Introductions to Computers Part 2, 2 to 3pm, The Center, 701 Taylor Way. Learn to create and manage folders, organize your computer desktop, change your settings, and discover new programs. FREE, registration required. http:/christiancountylibrary.lib.mo.us.
Nixa Freeze Disc Golf Tournament, 10am, registration opens at 8:30am at the Center, 701 701 N. Taylor Way. Cost $20 and five canned goods for Least of These. 417-725-5486.
Red Cross Babysitting Course: 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Center, 701 N. Taylor Way. Course open to anyone ages 11 to 15 years old. Successful participants will receive a Red Cross Babysitting certificate. Cost $50. 417-725-5486.
Ozark Movie Day at the Library, 1pm, Christian County Library, 1005 N. 4th Ave. Refreshments provided. Movies vary in subject matter and target audience. 417-581-2432.
Archery Tournament, 2:30 to 3:30pm, at Valley Water Mill Park, 2450 E. Valley Water Mill Rd. Fee: $2 for 5 shots, ages 9 and older. 417-833-8647.
Ghost Investigations, 8pm to midnight, Pythian Castle, 1451 East Pythian St. Guest Speaker, Janice Tremear, noted haunted author. Cost; $50. 417-865-1464.
Greater Ozarks Audubon Society Field Trip to Lockwood and Golden City. 11am to 8pm, travel in search of hawks and owls on Missouri prairies. Meet in the northwest corner of the parking lot at Walmart at West Bypass and Sunshine. FREE. Contact Charley Burwick at 417-860-9505.
The 20th Annual Greater Springfield Garage Sale, 9am to 6pm, at Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant AVe. Admission is $3.50, $5 for a two day pass.
2013 Scout Night, 6:30 to 9pm, at Discovery Center at 438 St. Louis St. Activity stations available to support a variety of achievements and badge requirements. No pre-registration required. Admission is non-members of the Discovery Center, scouts $12, adults $7. Members of the Discovery Center, scouts $7, adults free. 417-862-9910. .
Sunday, January 27
American Legion Riders-Nixa Memorial Post 434 meeting, 5pm, at the American Legion building, City Park Drive. Contact Scott Drake, 417-224-0131.
First & Calvary Musical Offerings Concert Series and Missouri State University present Jan Kraybill, organist, 2:30pm, First and Calvary Presbyterian Church, 820 E. Cherry St. FREE 417-862-5068. www.firstandcalvary.org
Other Things You Can Do "In and Around Springfield, Mo"
There are Lots of Fun things to Enjoy Outside, Busiek State Park has an Outdoor Shooting Range and is located off 65 between Ozark and Branson, Mo. Only 2 Lanes but a great place to practice shooting.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park is located in, Camdenton, Mo Great Walking Trails are available.