Here's What's Going on In and Around Springfield, Mo January 6, 7, and 8, 2012. No matter what you choose to do, enjoy the weekend!
Friday January 6, 2012
Live Band Dance 7 PM at the Nixa Senior Center at 404 S. Main St. Admission $3 725-2322
Arena Supercross 7:30 PM gates at 6pm January 6-7 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grand Ave. Advance tickets $14, $7 for 4-11 years old, free for ages 3 and younger. Add a dollar for the gate admission. Advance tickets at www.motorheadevents.com. 417 Sports and area, Price Cutter stores 863-6353 or 833-2660
First Friday Art Walk a self-guided art gallery tour 6-10pm, downtown Springfield. Features art, live music, hands on activities at several venues. Exhibits remain at galleries throughout the month. FREE 849-8255
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for the Holidays 6-10pm January 6-7 Park Central Square. $5 for each rider 848-4648.
Little Acorns Regal Eagles 11-11:45am or 1:30- 2:15pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4600 S. Chisman Rd. Learn about the kings of the say. Ages 3-6 free registration required 888-4237
Owl prowl and evening stroll 6 - 9. Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4600 S. Chrisman Rd. The trails will be open and patrolled. Dickerson Park Zoo docents will offer programs at 6:30pm and 7:30pm to get in a close look at the Missouri Owls. FREE, all ages, 888-4237
Predator Deer Hunting Clinic 6-8pm, Missouri Department of Conservation Office 2630 N. Mayfair Ave. Participants can learn the calls, techniques, firearms, and strategies used in predators hunting. Free, registration required. 895-6881 extension 1644
Friday Teen Night 6-8pm at the Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway. Stop in for games, crafts, and special events. FREE 865-1340.
Saturday January 7, 2012
Live Band Dance 7 PM at the Nixa Senior Centerat 404 S. Main St. Admission $3 725-2322
Library Community Course Cyber Security 10-11 am Christian County Library at 1005 N. 4th Ave. 581-2432
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast 7-9am VFW post 7628 at 104 S. 1st St. Cost $3, $2 for ages 6 to 12 and FREE ages 5 and younger 581-5553
Springfield Citizen Science Kickoff 6-8pm at the Discovery Center at 438 St. Louis Street. The launch of a year-long series and citizen science projects. Learn how to gather data and send you collected data to scientists wh are researching a variety of topics free 862-9910
Extreme Couponing Class 1:30-4pm at Tender Care Center at 3729 N. Glenstone Ave. Cost $15 763-4236
Greater Springfield Farmers Market 9am to noon alternating Saturdays. Battlefield Mall at 2825 N. Glenstone Ave. the winter market offers naturally fed pork, beef , bison and chicken honey rroasted granola, premium roasted coffee, dairy products, mushrooms, preserves, baked goods, handmade jewelry, and wood products. The market will resume normal hours in April.
Little Acorns: Regal Eagles 11-11:45am or 1:30- 2:15pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4600 S. Chisman Rd. Learn what other adaptations make these birds like royalty. Ages 3-6 free registration required 888-4237
Traditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks Contra Dance 7pm Northview Center 301 E. Talmage St. lessons start at 7pm dancing from 7:30-10:30pm Admission $6 for students and members. 862-8681
Writing Memories, Your Book: Writing Your Life Story presented by author and personal historian Wayne E Groner at 10-11:30am at the Libary Center, Harrison Room at 4653 S. Campbell Ave. This class is for anyone who wants to write their life story and family history. FREE 883-4532
Sunday January 8, 2012