Events

Dec
11
Wed
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Mount Carmel United Methodist Church
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

taichi

Learn Yang Style Tai Chi from Shifu, M. Dee Ogilvy, who began practicing Tai Chi 25 years ago at Duke University. Dee currently teaches in Missouri State University’s Wellness program and runs her own Tai Chi program called, White Metal Rabbit Taijiquan. Find out more at springfieldtaichi.wordpress.com

  • Great for adults of any age and physical fitness level.
  • Requires no special equipment.
  • Relaxed, composed flowing movements that combine strength with gentleness.
  • Beginners are welcome.
Northwest Project Woodland Heights Maintenance Classes @ Springfield Dream Center
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Northwest Project Woodland Heights Maintenance Classes @ Springfield Dream Center | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Northwest Project maintenance classes meet at the Dream Center on Wednesday nights. Childcare provided. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., with classes starting at 6.

The goal of The Northwest Project is to pilot strategies over a five-year period to help families overcome the challenges that have kept them living in poverty and sustain their long-term success in emerging from those circumstances. The project includes a focus on 10 key areas for stability. Areas include: accountability, parent training, reliable transportation, affordable housing, quality childcare, budgeting/banking, financial planning, job training/education, resolved legal issues, and health and wellbeing.

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks selected northwest Springfield for this project because much of the area exceeds the city’s overall 25.6 percent poverty rate. In addition, the privately funded Northwest Project will take place in concert with the City of Springfield’s focus on improving public safety, infrastructure and chronic nuisance properties in this geographic area.

The Northwest Project is a collaboration among Missouri State University, Drury University, and Drew Lewis Foundation.

Dec
12
Thu
Grant Beach Produce Distribution @ The Fairbanks
Dec 12 @ 2:30 pm

Free produce delivered by Ozark Food Harvest and distributed to the Fairbanks every Thursday. Participants are required to join Springfield Community Gardens for $5 per year. Membership forms are available at the distribution.

Baby ABCs @ Nest Partnership
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm

You can choose what you want to learn and go at your own speed with our self-paced tutorials. We provide the computer and you select from a wide variety of lessons designed specifically for individual learning. Topics include basic skills, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Gmail, Photoshop and more. Both interactive and video tutorials are available to fit your learning style. We also offer computer-instructed keyboarding lessons to help you learn to type or improve your typing skills. Prerequisites: Some experience using keyboard and mouse. For adults.

The Hangout @ Library Station
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Hangout @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For adults in the Frisco Room. Adults with or without developmental disabilities are welcome to stop by this weekly inclusive hangout for games, crafts and special events.

Grant Beach Community Dinner @ Drew Lewis Foundation at The Fairbanks
Dec 12 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Free dinner. Free child care. Free resources to support you and your family.

Northwest Project Grant Beach Maintenance Classes @ Drew Lewis Foundation at The Fairbanks
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Northwest Project Grant Beach Maintenance Classes @ Drew Lewis Foundation at The Fairbanks | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Northwest Project maintenance classes meet in the Library following community dinner in the gymnasium. Childcare provided.

The goal of The Northwest Project is to pilot strategies over a five-year period to help families overcome the challenges that have kept them living in poverty and sustain their long-term success in emerging from those circumstances. The project includes a focus on 10 key areas for stability. Areas include: accountability, parent training, reliable transportation, affordable housing, quality childcare, budgeting/banking, financial planning, job training/education, resolved legal issues, and health and wellbeing.

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks selected northwest Springfield for this project because much of the area exceeds the city’s overall 25.6 percent poverty rate. In addition, the privately funded Northwest Project will take place in concert with the City of Springfield’s focus on improving public safety, infrastructure and chronic nuisance properties in this geographic area.

The Northwest Project is a collaboration among Missouri State University, Drury University, and Drew Lewis Foundation.

Dec
13
Fri
Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Springfield Art Museum
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

taichi

Learn Yang Style Tai Chi from Shifu, M. Dee Ogilvy, who began practicing Tai Chi 25 years ago at Duke University. Dee currently teaches in Missouri State University’s Wellness program and runs her own Tai Chi program called, White Metal Rabbit Taijiquan. Find out more at springfieldtaichi.wordpress.com

  • Great for adults of any age and physical fitness level.
  • Requires no special equipment.
  • Relaxed, composed flowing movements that combine strength with gentleness.
  • Beginners are welcome!