Free Ride Day at the 82nd Annual Ozark Empire Fair, 11 a.m., the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave. Gates open at 11 a.m., midway opens at 1 p.m. Admission at the gate $9 adults, $5 children age 6-12. www.ozarkempirefair.com
82nd Annual Ozark Empire Fair, 11 a.m., the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave. Grandstand show is Hardee’s Extreme Invitational Rodeo. ($5-$15). Gates open at 11 a.m., midway opens at 1 p.m. Admission at the gate $9 adults, $5 children age 6-12. www.ozarkempirefair.com
Adulting 101, 6 p.m., The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway. Wish you had classes on how to be an adult? “How to Eat Healthy on a Budget.” Free. 417-865-1340
Baseball Memory Cafe, 2-3:30 p.m., The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway. Longtime Kickapoo High School baseball coach Neil Pittman will talk baseball and share his memories at this informal social gathering for those living with early-stage memory loss and their care partners. Call 417-616-0683 to register.
British Literature Book Club, 1:30 p.m., Midtown Carnegie Branch Library, 397 E. Central St. Discuss books written by British authors. Tea and biscuits will be provided. “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave. Free. 417-862-0135
4th Annual Fashion Forward, 6-8 p.m., Fox Theatre, 157 Park Central Square. Event supports the Drew Lewis Foundation. All participating models will be gifted a “Back-to-School” outfit to wear for the event. Come support them as they walk the runway and share about their career aspirations for the future. Tickets $45. 417-720-1890
82nd Annual Ozark Empire Fair, 11 a.m., the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave. Grandstand: 2018 Hardee’s Extreme Invitational Rodeo ($5-$15). Gates open at 11 a.m., midway opens at 1 p.m. Admission at the gate $9 adults, $5 children age 6-12. www.ozarkempirefair.com
Back to School Bash, 1-6 p.m., Unity of Springfield, 2214 E. Seminole St. This is a free community event open to all from Springfield and surrounding areas. Kids can get a backpack, school supplies (while supplies last), dental checkup and haircut. Community resources will be on site to share information about their services. Food and fun activities for the kids will also be provided. 417-576-5895
Family Movie Night at the Library, 6:30 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Join us for a movie on our big screen and do an activity. Materials will be provided. Tap your heels and travel down the Yellow Brick Road at the “Wizard of Oz” party, rated G. Free. 417-882-0714.
First Friday Art Walk, 6 p.m., more than two dozen locations in downtown Springfield. This self-guided tour of gallery and art venues features original artworks, live art demonstrations, live music, local history, international culture, plus all the dining, shopping and entertainment that the heart of the city is known for. Free. ffaw.org
Greene County LivePD Watch Party, 4-11 p.m., Springfield Expo Center lot, 635 E. St. Louis St. Meet the Greene County sheriff’s deputies that appear on A&E’s “LivePD.” Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. This is a free family event with food trucks, games, inflatables and free parking. 417-868-4040
Mat Fulchiron, 8 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Springfield Improv: Improvable Causes, 10 p.m., Springfield Improv Theater, 308 South Ave. Fast-paced, wry, and high energy, Improvable Causes is one of Springfield Improv’s most popular shows. Tickets $5. 417-872-2658
Springfield Police Museum (Calaboose) Tours, 6-9 p.m., Springfield Police Museum, 409 W. McDaniel St. The Calaboose (jail), built in 1891, is the oldest existing structure owned by the city of Springfield. The community is welcome to tour during Art Walk with no appointment. Free parking is available just next door in the parking garage. Free. 417-864-1810
15th Annual Kid’Athlon, 8 a.m., Meador Park, 2500 S. Fremont. A mini-triathlon for kids. Swim, bike and run your way to victory in events designed for your age group. Take home a medal, t-shirt, giveaways and the pride that comes with finishing a triathlon. Registration required by Aug. 2 at parkboard.org. Ages 5-12. $35 per child. $25 for each additional child from the same household. 417-891-1500
82nd Annual Ozark Empire Fair, 11 a.m., The Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N Grant Ave. Summer’s Biggest Party. Pulling for the Kids. ($5-$20). Gates open at 11 a.m., midway opens at 1 p.m. Admission at the gate $9 adults, $5 children age 6-12.www.ozarkempirefair.com
Blockbusters at the Library, 3-5 p.m., Fair Grove Branch Library, 81 S Orchard Blvd., Fair Grove. For ages 13 and older. “Thor: Ragnarok” rated PG-13. Free. 417-759-2637.
Diaper Dash & bRUNch Run, 7-11 a.m., Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, 3861 E Stan Musial Drive. This event will benefit children’s charities of the Ozarks and features a 1-mile fun run, 5K and 10K timed races, inflatables and face painting for the kids, coffee station, fauxmosa station on course, Mother’s beer (21+) at the finish line, and of course-BRUNCH. 5k: $30 pre-registration; $35 race day, 10k: $35 pre-registration; $40 race day, Mile Fun Run: $20 pre-registration; $25 race day. 417-887-3400.
DIY Pallet Yard games, 2-4 p.m., The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway. Learn how to make yard games from pallets in this hands-on workshop with library staff member Andrew Mann. Will it be tic-tac-toe or yard dominoes? The choice is yours. Materials will be provided; seating is limited. registration starts July 23. Free. 417-616-0683
Firehouse Bluegrass Jam and Band and Show, jam at 4 p.m., band at 6:30 p.m., Orchard Crest Baptist Church, 320 S. Orchard Crest Ave. 417-849-9521
“How to Write Your Memoir or Life Story,” 10 a.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Topics include memoir, biography, and family history. Registration not required. Wayne Groner, 417-987-6008
Mat Fulchiron, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Springfield Improv: The Home Team with Improv Circus, 8 p.m. ($10) and Comedy Open Mic, 10 p.m. ($5), Springfield Improv Theater, 308 South Ave. 417-872-2658
Wagens at the Wheel III, 10 a.m., Ferris Wheel located at Track Family Fun Parks - Track IV, 3345 W. Missouri 76, Branson. Volkswagens and Volkswagen enthusiasts are invited. With face painting and balloon animals. Free. 417-546-6620
“The Elephant Man,” 2 p.m., Springfield Contemporary Theatre, 302 E. Pershing St. A horribly deformed young man — victim of rare skin and bone diseases — John Merrick becomes the star freak attraction in traveling sideshows. Tickets $27 adults, $24 seniors/students, $10 student rush. 417-831-8001
First Sunday Concert with the Bob Holden Jazz Ensemble, 2-3:30 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Enjoy the Bob Holden Jazz Ensemble as it performs big band arrangements from the ’40s-’90s. The band features players ages 15-77, allowing young musicians the chance to learn jazz styles and perform with professionals and other experienced musicians. All ages. Free. 417-882-0714
Heritage Days Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, 2278 Baker Creek Road, Mansfield. Celebrate the growing season with produce, music, crafts and some down home-cookin’. Vendors sell many varieties of fruit and produce as well as handmade crafts. 417-924-8917
Jammin for Jesus, 2 p.m., Baldknobbers Theater, 645 S. State Highway 165, Branson. Jammin’ host are Brandon Mabe, Bob Duke and Cathy Atkins. Free admission with a donation of nonperishable food items for the Christian Motorcyclists Association’s project benefiting Live Under Construction. A love offering will be taken. 417-336-5622
Park Day Reunion, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Silver Springs Park, 1100 N. Hampton Ave. Bringing together friends and family from Springfield and around the country. The event name dates back to 1952, when Gerald Brooks, a teacher at Springfield’s Lincoln School, started a day of games and sports for young black residents at Silver Springs. Free. 417-869-8091.
Springfield Bridal Expo, 11 a.m., Springfield Expo, 635 E. St. Louis St. Meet local wedding merchants, taste wedding cakes, book venues, meet photographers and create the wedding day you’ve always imagined. Pre-register at www.metbride.com. 417-888-2900
Exploring Genealogy: Nathan Boone Homestead, 7 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Join Facility Manager Mike Busekrus as he walks your through the Boones’ history in Greene County, explores the mysteries of the homestead and introduces you to the people who have called this place home through the years. Free. 417-882-0714
Tonks & the Aurors and Friends, 7-9 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Rock out at the Library Center with wizard rockers Tonks & the Aurors. Front woman Steph Anderson and bandmates have toured the U.S. and Europe, playing music about Harry Potter since 2007. For grades 6-12. Free. 417-882-0714
Christian Women’s “Designed for You” Luncheon, noon, Twin Oaks Country Club, 1020 E. Republic Road. Patricia Winter of Recycled Treasures Estate Sales will share shopping and hosting tips and floral designer Kelly Carter of Bonner Springs, Kansas, will recount how she found the “True Designer of her Heart.” Cost: $16. Reservations required. Call 417-877-8820 or 417-838-9500 by July 31.
Insane Clown Posse, 7 p.m., The Complex, 307 Park Central East. Tickets $24.50. 417-238-4474
National Night Out, 5:30-8 p.m., Nichols Park, 1900 W. Nichols St. Visit with local police officers, firefighters and park rangers, and enjoy tennis and other games and special activities. Free. 417-864-1049
Nixa’s National Night Out, 6-8 p.m., The X Center, 701 N. Taylor Way, Nixa. Meet your police and fire departments and enjoy free swimming, refreshments, games and prizes. Free. 417-725-5486
TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band, 7 p.m., Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. Tickets $49.50-$137.50, VIP $189. 417-863-9491 or http://gillioz.org
Midtown Workshop Series: Perseid Meteor Shower, 6 p.m., Midtown Carnegie Branch, 397 E. Central St. Instructor Rebecca Baker from MSU’s Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science Department will discuss the upcoming Perseid Meteor Shower. Learn the best way to see the event and leave with a map of the sky for the night of the meteor shower. Registration starts Aug. 1. Free. 417-862-0135
The Strafford Branch Library Turns 10!, 11 a.m., Strafford Branch Library, 101 Missouri 125, Strafford. Help celebrate 10 years of fun with snacks, prizes, games and other activities. Free. 417-736-9233
Stories with Your Legislators, 11 a.m., Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library, 2214 S. Brentwood Blvd. Rep. Steve Helms will read your favorite stories at storytime. Free. 417-883-1974
Family Fishing Night, 6-9 p.m., Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146. A relaxing evening of catch and release fishing, plus the Cow Train, bounce house and a campfire. Registration required. Cost $5. 417-837-5949.http://www.parkboard.org/
Reno Collier, 8 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Springfield Improv: Ask The Bobs with Comedy Inc., 8 p.m. ($10) and Pappy Van Winkle, 10 p.m. ($5), Springfield Improv Theater, 308 South Ave. 417-872-2658
19th annual Kings Prairie Community Center Benefit Concert, 5 p.m., Kings Prairie, 11760 Farm Road 2015 (three miles east of Monett). Annual benefit to riase money for upkeep and maintenance of the historic Kings Prairie one-room school, featuring Betty Laney, Bill Bolinger, Flyin’ Buzzards, Ozark Mountain Revival and Al Brumley. Food, drinks and desserts available for purchase; bring lawn chairs. Free admission, donations accepted. 417-489-0068
2018 Berry Festival for the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Macedonia Baptist Church, 3110 W. Sunshine St. Beautiful handmade quilts of all sizes will be auctioned, along with crafts, food and beverages, cobblers and ice cream and children’s activities. Free. 417-882-6647
Big Head Todd and the Monsters, 6 p.m., Ozarks Ampitheater, 2629 N. Business Route 5, Camdenton. Tickets $18-$83.www.ozarksamp.com or 573-346-0000
Reno Collier, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Springfield Improv: The Home Team with Spoiler Alert, 8 p.m. ($10) and Keeping Up with the Joneses, 10 p.m. ($5), Springfield Improv Theater, 308 South Ave. 417-872-2658
Loudwire Gen X Tour, 1:30 p.m., Summers at the River Sports Complex, 2142 N. Sports Complex Lane, Nixa. Buckcherry, P.O.D., Lit and Alien Ant Farm. With special guests T.R.O.Y. and Paralandra. All-ages event. Tickets are available ateventbrite.com, Stick It In Your Ear, Kaleidoscope, Eye Candy Boutique, and Ernie Williamson Music in Joplin MO. $40 advanced and $50 at the door. 417-720-3617.
Second Sunday Concert Series: Bluefield, 2-3:30 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. The five-member band Bluefield plays bluegrass and grassed-up rock that will appeal to music lovers of all ages. Free. 417-882-0714
Vinyl Collecting 101, 3 p.m., Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library, 2214 S. Brentwood Blvd. Want to start a vinyl record collection but don’t know where to begin? Learn the basics of collecting, listening, storing and reselling vinyl records from library staff member Nicholas Holladay. Free. 417-883-1974
2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Crepe Myrtle, 6-7 p.m., Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave.. Becky Nicholas, garden center and landscape designer from Wickman’s Garden Village, will share her wealth of information about the types and care of these lovely bloomers. Cost is $5. 417-891-1515. http://www.parkboard.org/info/
Center City Book Club, 1:30 p.m., Tea Bar and Bites, 621 S. Pickwick Ave. Perk up your week with friendly conversation and in a cozy atmosphere. “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah. Free. 417-862-0135
Donuts & Death, 6 p.m., Hurts Donut Company, 320 Park Central West. Horror has never tasted so sweet. “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Free. 417-831-1342
Suicide Loss Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Lost and Found Grief Center, 1555 S. Glenstone Ave. This workshop will explore complications suicide death bring to the grieving process. The goal is to provide a caring, understanding environment in which to explore the impact of suicide on survivors and learn coping strategies. Free. 417-865-9998
Brown Bag Travelogue, 12:30 p.m., Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library, 2214 S. Brentwood Blvd. Local author Larry Campbell, professor emeritus of mathematics at MSU, will discuss the trip chronicled in his book “Rollin’ Down the River: Discovering People and Places Along the Missouri River.” Books will be available for purchase and signing. Free. 417-883-1974
Exploring Genealogy: Native American Research, 10 a.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Jami Lewis, archivist at the State Historical Society of Missouri, will continue her January discussion on researching Native American ancestors, including the Cherokee Nation, the Osage and archaeological information about Delaware Town. Free. 417-882-0714
Books & Brew, 6 p.m., Mother’s Brewery, 215 S. Grant Ave. “Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything” by Dr. Lydia King. Free. 417-882-0714
Ozarks Travelogues, 7 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Ozark Mushrooms: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful. Enjoy a slideshow of Dr. Mark Bower’s photographs as you learn what to look for and what to look out for from this member of the Missouri Mycological Society. Free. 417-882-0714
Family Fridays in the Garden: Gone Batty, 7:30 p.m., Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Bring the whole family out on select Friday nights this summer to discover the plants, animals and history of the garden. Meet on the rooftop garden. Free. 417-891-1515, ext 2. http://www.parkboard.org/info/
Megan Gailey, 8 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
4th Annual LibraryCon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Geek out with fellow fans and cosplayers. Geek storytime, draw-alongs with illustrators, a comic illustrators and authors panel, tabletop gaming panel and more. Family-friendly cosplay is welcome. Free. thelibrary.org/librarycon
Concert at the Cave, noon-6 p.m., Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage St. A family-friendly afternoon of live music, cave tours, kids interactive art, games and a bounce house. Concessions available. Free. 417-864-1049
Food Truck Mini Series, 11 a.m., Battlefield Mall, 2825 S. Glenstone Ave. Come out to the Battlefield Mall from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for our Food Truck Mini Series. Food trucks will be located in the parking lot at the corner of Glenstone and Battlefield. Food trucks attending: Sno-Ballz, Twisted Mikes, Not’cho Ordinary Taco, London Calling Pasty Company, Davalon. Free admission. 417-883-7777
Megan Gailey, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Neon Night Run/Walk, 7 p.m., Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146. NAMI Southwest Missouri’s annual event for Suicide Prevention. This 5K timed event and 1 mile non-timed event is a glowing experience with illuminating lights and neon glow. Participants will receive a T-shirt and glow gear. Register online ata ActNowRacing.com.
Springfield Dance Alliance 4th Annual Concert & Gala, 6 p.m., Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive. Experience the artistry of Springfield Dance Alliance with an evening of movement, sculpture, community, drinks, art, silent auction and special performances to support your local dance artists. All donations to Springfield Dance Alliance, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, will go toward our 2018/2019 season and are fully tax deductible. Tickets $25-$100. 417-496-9527
The Story Tree Festival, 10 a.m., MARC Mount Vernon Arts and Recreation Center, 822 W. Mount Vernon Blvd., Mount Vernon. Join area storytellers telling old and new tales. Free. 417-413-6720
Yoga for Health, 2 p.m., The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway. Join library staff member and registered yoga instructor Kim Duquette for a gentle yoga class. Feel free to bring a mat or towel. Free. 417-616-0683
All About Weddings Bridal Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Oasis Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone Ave. Recently engaged or a seasoned planning pro? Everything from venues, photographers, florals, cake, catering, planners, photo booths, videographers, invitations, honeymoons, and more all in one place. Pre-register at get more info at www.allaboutweddingsmissouri.
“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 2 p.m., The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway. The 1890s meet the 1980s in this unique retelling of a classic romantic comedy presented by The Traveling Symphony. The concept comes from the novel “Station 11.” Free. 417-324-8004
Application Session, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, 2410 S. Scenic Ave. Come find out how to buy a home with a 0% interest loan through Habitat for Humanity of Springfield. Free. Registration required by calling 417-829-4001, ext. 105.
Movies for Grown-Ups, 6:30 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Join AARP for standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grown-up state of mind. Light refreshments provided. “Florence Foster Jenkins” rated PG-13. Free. 417-882-0714
The Importance of Dred Scott, 7 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Springfield attorney Thomas Strong will discuss Dred Scott v. John Sandford, considered the court’s greatest “self-inflicted wound” and how the decision polarized the nation and forever changed the course of history. Free. 417-882-0714
Shang, 8 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Springfield Go Red For Women Luncheon, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., University Plaza Convention Center, 333 S. John Q Hammons Parkway. The luncheon will feature a heart-healthy lunch and the “Purse-onality” Silent Auction with purses containing unique items donated by local women. It will also feature survivors stories and introduce women who recently completed the 12-week Go Red BetterU Makeover Challenge. Tickets $100. 417-881-1121
4th Annual Ozarks Mini Maker Faire, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., White River Conference Center, 600 W. Sunshine St. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. 417-882-9603
13th Annual Festival of the Nations, 5-9 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1609 N. Summit Ave. Food tickets can be purchased at the event for $1 and festival goers will give one, two or three tickets per food item, depending on the dish itself. In past events, countries represented in the food area include Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Japan, Mexico, Slovakia, Peru, United States and Venezuela. Dance performances and a children’s area. 417-869-3646
2018 Moonlight Bike Ride - for the Fairbanks Bike Shop, 6 p.m.-midnight, Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Drive. No registration, bring a cash donation for the Community Bike Shop at the Fairbanks. You’ll be entered into a raffle contest with each donation of $10. Decorate your bike, light it up...dress yourself up. Costumes are awesome. First 7-mile family-friendly loop followed by a 14-mile party loop. 417-720-1890
Application Session, 9 a.m.-noon, Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, 2410 S. Scenic Ave. Come find out how to buy a home with a 0% interest loan through Habitat for Humanity of Springfield. Free. Registration required by calling 417-829-4001, ext. 105.
Back-to-school Community Tour Day at Isabel’s House, 10 a.m.-noon, Isabel’s House, Crisis Nursery of the Ozarks, 2750 W. Bennett. Open to the public, donations accepted. Spend 30 minutes on a guided tour with our expert team at Isabel’s House and learn how your gifts and volunteer service provide care for children and support for parents during a crisis. Bring an item to help a child. www.isabelshouse.org/wish-list https://www.isabelshouse.org
Back to School Movie at Founders Park: “School of Rock,” 7 p.m., Founders Park, 330 E. Water St. Live music, vendors and concessions. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Live music begins at 7 p.m. and movie begins at dusk (around 8 p.m.) Free. 417-866-7444
Habitat Home Run: 5K, 10K and 1 mile run, 7-11 a.m., Lafayette Park, 202 E. Atlantic St. Walk or run to support Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization program. Register at habitatrun.org or by calling 417-829-4001
Saturday Night at the Movies, 6:30 p.m., The Library Station, 2535 N Kansas Expressway. For ages 13 and older. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” rated PG-13. Free. 417-865-1340
Shang, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Civil War Book Discussion Group, 7 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Bring your favorite Civil War book. Free. 417-882-0714
The Fairgrounds and Beyond: Auto Racing in the Ozarks, 7 p.m., Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Celebrate the rich history of auto racing in the Ozarks. Local History Associate Michael Price will discuss well-known area drivers and the tracks that made them famous. Free. 417-882-0714
Adam Hunter, 8 p.m., Blue Room Comedy Club at Billiards of Springfield, 541 E. St. Louis St. Tickets $10-$15. 417-986-4866
Family Fridays in the Garden: From Garden to Grocer, 7:30 p.m., Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Bring the whole family out on select Friday nights this summer to discover the plants, animals, and history of the garden. Meet on the rooftop garden. Free. 417-891-1515 ext 2. http://www.parkboard.org/info/
Springfield Public Schools Job Fair, 1-4 p.m., Kraft Administration Center, 1359 E. St. Louis St. On-site interviews and application support. 417-523-0000