Looking for something to do? Check out our quick lists of fun weekend activities and live music at area casinos.
1. The City of Miami's Outdoor Summer Movie series continues with Disney's "Moana" at the Municipal Pool Friday, Aug. 4. Show time is 7:30 p.m. and admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids, and free for children six and under. Parent supervision is required. Concessions will be available at the pool. Contact Recreation Coordinator Charly Petrek for any questions at 918-542-4435 or email@example.com.
2. The Annual Eastern Shawnee Shawna Stovall Back to School Children's Pow Wow will be held Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Eastern Shawnee Pow-Wow Grounds in Seneca, Missouri, behind Bordertown Casino & Arena. Children’s Events are 12-3 p.m., Gourd Dancing 3-5 p.m. and 6-7 p.m., and Grand Entry at 7 p.m. Activities will include flint knapping, storytelling, pony and camel rides, face painting, and more! A Stomp Dance will follow the Pow Wow. For more information, call 918-666-7710.
3. Indigo Sky Casino and the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) are partnering again for a charity event Saturday, Aug. 5 to raise funds to help local community members battling breast cancer. The theme this year is "Bingo or Bust" and will feature Bingo session starting at 7 p.m. Sales will open at 3 p.m. and the evening will include cash prizes along with special gifts sets given throughout the night. Bingo packs will be available to guests for $75.00 with all proceeds going to BCFO.
4. In theaters this weekend is the film “The Dark Tower” rated PG-13 and based on the popular sci-fi western series by Stephen King starring as a mysterious gunslinger (Idris Elba) on a quest to save the universe from the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey); the period crime drama “Detroit” (rated R) by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow about the murder of three young African American at the Algiers Motel during the 1967 Detroit rebellion; and “Kidnap” an R-rated thriller about a mother (Halle Berry) trying to save her kidnapped son.
5. Sunday is National Kids’ Day, a day created by KidsPeace to “encourage adults to spend more meaningful time with their children.” Celebrate with time in the park, crafting, playing board games, fishing or even cooking together. The focus is on quality time that continues to grow strong, healthy bonds.
Weekend Entertainment Calendar
Bordertown Casino & Arena
Cherokee Casino Grove
Bobby D Band
Grand Lake Casino
Indigo Sky Casino
River Bend Casino
(Formerly Wyandotte Casino)
Big Smitty Band