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Big Party Marathon

End the weekend with some running fun at the Big Party Half Marathon and 5K benefiting the Camp Barnabas Scholarship Fund. Money raised helps send campers with special needs and chronic illnesses...

Live Well

Hey, ladies! Come sweat it out with us at 417 Magazine's Live Well Fitness Fest & Expo this Saturday. Try nine classes from 417-land’s best fitness boutiques, learn all about health and wellness,...

Skinny Improv

Laugh it up this Friday at The Skinny Improv. The award-winning Betty & The Baldwin group hits the mainstage with a variety of improvisational skits where performers get creative with stories and...

Come. Sit. Stay.

Rub elbows with best-selling author Bruce Cameron at The Library Center this Thursday. The hilarious author of A Dog’s Purpose and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter blends his wit and...

Zoo-hoo!

Animal lovers, rejoice! Dickerson Park Zoo’s summer hours are in full effect, and the animal haven is now open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily regardless of weather. Grab the whole dang gang, and check...

TAG Lot Party

Celebrate your winnings or drown your busted bracket sorrows in suds at the TAG Lot Party this Monday. Watch the NCAA tournament championship while sipping on brews, munching on food and listening...

Bat Flight

Get in tune with nature this Saturday at dusk, and watch as the Sequiota Cave bats take flight. Learn basic information on bats and the endangered species. Show up 45 minutes prior to darkness, and...

Turnpike Troubadours Live

Head downtown, and check out the Turnpike Troubadours live at The Gillioz Theatre. The gritty, country-leaning roots rock band out of Oklahoma hits the stage following Shiny Ribs, a band boasting...

Painting for Beginners

Pick up a paintbrush this Thursday, and create your very own masterpiece at this two-hour art class with artist Roger Hilton. Great for beginners, the class gives fun, step-by-step educational art...

Ice Cream Pawty

Cool off with your canine this hump day at the Dog Days of Summer Ice Cream Social. Treat yourselves to free ice cream and fun, mingle with other mutts, and meet the Cruse Dog Park Staff. Don’t...

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