Events

Mar
23
Sat
Art in Our City: Zone 4 @ Springfield Art Museum
Mar 23 – Oct 20 all-day
Art in Our City: Zone 4 @ Springfield Art Museum | Springfield | Missouri | United States

This special exhibition highlights local artists and the character of Springfield’s unique neighborhoods.

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • City and national holidays Closed
Aug
19
Mon
Learn It! Self-Paced Computer Tutorials @ Midtown Carnegie Library Edge Community Technology Center
Aug 19 @ 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.

Chess Club @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For all ages. Whether you’re just getting started or an experienced player, you’ll have fun and improve your skills playing with other chess enthusiasts. Members of the Springfield Greene County Park Board Chess Club will be there to share their expertise. Call 883-1974.

Grant Beach Neighborhood Association Meeting @ St. Joseph Catholic Church (Parish Hall)
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Master Gardeners of Greene County Present Learn to Grow in the Garden @ Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center,
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
June 17: Deer Resistant Perennials for our Southwest Missouri Gardens  Oscar Cross, Hilltop Farms
Are you tired of your hosta becoming deer candy?  Oscar will  provide a short examination of a variety of selected native and nonnative perennials suited for our conditions.
July 15:  Hydrangeas 
Becky Nicholas, Landscape Designer,  Wickman’s Garden Village
Join Becky for an exciting program all about hydrangeas.  Becky will share her wealth of information about the types and care of these lovely bloomers.  Becky’s programs are always informative and a fun addition to the Learn To Grow In the Garden Series.
Aug. 19 Backyard Insects
Kelly McGowan, Horticulture Specialist, MU Extension
Did you know that most insects are either harmless or even beneficial? In this class you will learn about common backyard insects, tips to attract beneficial insects, and tips to control harmful insects using Integrated Pest management strategies.
Sept 16:  Plant in the Fall, Bloom in the Spring
Pat Ware, Master Gardener of Greene County
Tired of daffodils, tulips and crocus?  Learn about more unusual bulbs like Snake’s Head Iris, Guinea Hen Flower, Schubertii Allium and more
Oct. 21:  Winterizing Your Garden 
Brenda Agee, Master Gardener of Greene County
Does your garden need a kick start for next spring?  Come join Brenda as she gives tips on mulching, pruning, composting and more to put your garden to bed for the winter.
Aug
20
Tue
Booktalk @ Library Station
Aug 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Booktalk @ Library Station | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For adults in the Santa Fe Room. Have you read a good book lately? Want to learn about new titles, authors or genres? Share your latest reads with others and learn about upcoming titles. Call 865-1340.

Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Pathways UMC
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Pathways UMC | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Free interactive budgeting class to learn how to manage your money, instead of your money managing you.

Dinner at 6 p.m. Class: 6:30-8 p.m.

Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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!
Bradford Park Neighborhood Association Meeting @ Immaculate Conception
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm
Woodland Heights Neighborhood Association ‎Meeting @ Woodland Heights Presbyterian Church
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm