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
Apr
1
Mon
#movemoreSGF Downtown Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Springfield
Apr 1 – Apr 23 all-day

April 1-30 at various locations in downtown Springfield. Join the Facebook event.
April is Move More Month! Celebrate by getting out with your friends, family and coworkers for a walk around downtown Springfield in search of brightly colored hearts. Every heart you find is a chance to win a $100 gift card and other prizes!  Snap a photo of yourselves with the hearts and share on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #movemoreSGF or email your photos to jviele@springfieldmo.gov. Learn contest details and find clues to all 12 heart locations on the #movemoreSGF Scavenger Hunt event page on facebook.  Sponsored by the American Heart Association, Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Downtown Springfield Association, Springfield-Greene County Park Board and the City of Springfield.

Apr
25
Thu
Fix-it Fair @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Throw it away? No way! Give your household appliances, computers, bicycles or even clothes a new lease on life at the Fix-it Fair. Volunteer experts will be on hand, eager to assist you with your repairs. No registration required, but feel free to find out if a specific fixer will be on hand to assist with your item. A Fix-it Fair is a great way to reduce waste while learning a valuable repair skill. Presented in partnership with the Community Partnership of the Ozarks Tool Library.

Apr
27
Sat
Master Gardeners of Greene County 22nd annual Plant Sale @ Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park Botanical Center
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come early to see our large selection of perennials, Missouri Natives, veggies, herbs, shrubs, trees, grasses and more at the Botanical Center in Nathanael Greene Park at 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield MO 65807 Check our Website mggreene.org/plantsale for an updated list of plants for sale, like us on FaceBook or call 417-874-2963

Woodland Heights Neighborhood Cleanup @ Reed Academy
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Woodland Heights neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush and metal. Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available, however, fees may apply.

Need to arrange a curbside pickup? Contact Becky Volz at 417-880-4210.

Medication Take Back Event @ Various pharmacies in Springfield
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
May
4
Sat
Robberson Neighborhood Cleanup @ Central Baptist Church
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Robberson neighborhood are invited to participate in the spring neighborhood cleanup. The City and the neighborhood association encourages residents to take advantage of this free and convenient opportunity to dispose of trash, brush and metal.

Residents are encouraged to address overgrown fence rows, backyards and alleys adjacent to your property by mowing, cutting down, trimming and disposing of all brush and related debris.

Each year, neighborhood clean-ups serve approximately 900 households and remove over 175 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from Springfield neighborhoods. The cleanups take place outside, rain or shine. Curbside pickup is available, but fees may apply.

Need to schedule a curbside pickup? Contact Phyllis Evans at 417-866-1087.

Reptile Day at the Fairbanks @ The Fairbanks
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Reptile Day at the Fairbanks @ The Fairbanks | Springfield | Missouri | United States

 

Love reptiles? Curious about them? Want to overcome your fear of them? Reptile Day is the place to go! Our staff consists of knowledgeable people who are passionate about, and keep, these animals as a hobby. This is more than just looking at them through glass. Reptile Day is a hands-on experience featuring real live reptiles to see and touch. Also featured is an exhibit featuring Missouri’s native reptiles, as well as other facts about these amazing creatures. Free literature from the Missouri Department of Conservation is available as well! Reptile Day is fun, free, and all indoors, so whatever the weather, the show will go on! ~Children 12 and under *MUST* be accompanied by an adult. ~Visit our website for more information!

May
11
Sat
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Location details provided when you register.
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Breakfast at 9 a.m. Class: 9:30-11:30 a.m.  

May
18
Sat
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Location details provided when you register.
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Breakfast at 9 a.m. Class: 9:30-11:30 a.m.