Events

Jul
12
Sun
Sunday Make ‘n’ Play @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For age 3-grade 4. Don’t have time for storytime during the week? Drop in for a hands-on, interactive experience with a maker, play and art focus. We’ll provide multiple activity stations and fun read-alouds. Be prepared to make new friends, get messy and have family fun! Call 883-1974.

Jul
14
Tue
LEGO Brick Crew @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For grades 4-8. Bring your own bricks or use ours and create with other master builders.

Jul
15
Wed
Northwest Project Woodland Heights Maintenance Classes @ Springfield Dream Center
Jul 15 @ 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.

Jul
16
Thu
Baby ABCs @ Nest Partnership
Jul 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Northwest Project Grant Beach Maintenance Classes @ Drew Lewis Foundation at The Fairbanks
Jul 16 @ 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.

Jul
17
Fri
Woodland Heights Yard Sale
Jul 17 – Jul 18 all-day
Fresh Food Fridays @ Springfield Dream Center
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come by the Dream Center between 10 and 1 to snag some fresh fruit and veggies for your family!

Jul
21
Tue
LEGO Brick Crew @ Schweitzer Brentwood Branch Library
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For grades 4-8. Bring your own bricks or use ours and create with other master builders.

Woodland Heights Neighborhood Association Meeting and Ice Cream Social @ LaFayette Park
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm
Jul
22
Wed
Northwest Project Woodland Heights Maintenance Classes @ Springfield Dream Center
Jul 22 @ 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.