ARTifacts 5/25/12

Friday, May 25, 2012

Piccadilly Circus plays at Flickerwood Arena

Piccadilly Circus will offer two shows, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., at Flickerwood Arena in Jackson on Wednesday. Piccadilly Circus is a production of Ice Capades. Free tickets have been distributed to area elementary schools, pre-schools, day care centers and churches, and are also available at sponsoring businesses. Special buy one, get one free tickets are available online at

Lazy L announces summer schedule

The summer and the monkeys will be in full swing at the Lazy L Safari Park starting Saturday. The walk-through zoo will be open daily from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the zoo closing at 7 p.m. Memorial Day weekend activities include both camel and pony rides operating Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Summertime at the Lazy L Safari Park is also "camp" time. Lazy L offers camps and classes for children of all ages. For more information, call 243-7862 or visit Get the latest updates from the park's Facebook page at

Crisp Museum offers ‘Waterworx' academy

The Crisp Museum at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus is hosting Waterworx, a four-day, summer academy for youth June 5 to 8. Participants will experience a number of interesting and fun hands-on activities focusing on water. Topics include machines, geography, science and art. A morning session for children ages 4 to 8 will run from 9 to 11 a.m. Adult supervision is required for preschoolers. An afternoon session for youth ages 9 to 15 is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Because of limited seating, pre-registration is required for this free event. For more information, contact Ellen at or 573-651-2301.

Author to sign books in area Thursday

H. Ray Sigler, author of "Tyrone Dust: A Saga of the West Plains to Rolla Road," will be in on Southeast Missouri Thursday signing copies of his book. Sigler, a native of Texas County, Mo., will be signing books from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Perryville, Mo., library; from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Riverside Regional Library at Jackson; from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Public Library; from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the Mississippi County Library at Charleston, Mo.; from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Sikeston (Mo.) Depot; from 4 to 4:30 p.m. at the Keller Public Library at Dexter, Mo.; about 5 p.m. at the Poplar Bluff (Mo.) Public Library; and from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hastings Entertainment at Poplar Bluff.

-- From staff reports

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