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
Sep
19
Thu
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Broadway UMC
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Broadway UMC | Springfield | Missouri | United States

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

Dinner served. Class begins at 6 p.m.

Sep
26
Thu
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Broadway UMC
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Making Sense of Money Basic Budgeting Series @ Broadway UMC | Springfield | Missouri | United States

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

Dinner served. Class begins at 6 p.m.

Sep
28
Sat
10th annual Springfield Jazz Festival @ Downtown Springfield
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Stages will be set up at Park Central Square and in front of the Gillioz Theatre.

Park Central East Stage

  • Noon: MOJO Lite
  • 1 p.m.:  Matt Streuber Trio
  • 2 p.m.: Duologue
  • 3 p.m.:  Austin Farnam Quartet
  • 4 p.m.: Hamm/Aho Duo
  • 5 p.m.: Arthur Duncan Trio
  • 6 p.m.: MOJO 

Park Central Square Stage

  • Noon: MSU Jazz Ensemble II (tentative)
  • 1 p.m.: Drury Jazz Band
  • 2 p.m.: MSU Jazz Symposium I
  • 3 p.m.: MSU Jazz Symposium II
  • 4 p.m.: Evangel Jazz Band
  • 5 p.m.MSU Jazz Ensemble I
Oct
17
Thu
Treasures of the City @ City Government Plaza
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Second-grade students and their families will tour the City’s Government Plaza while they treasure-hunt for knowledge of municipal government at the 29th annual “Treasures of the City” event, hosted by the City of Springfield and Springfield Public Schools.

The event will take place 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct.17 at the Busch Municipal Building, 840 Boonville Ave. Designed to complement the students’ social studies curriculum, “Treasures of the City” brings concepts discussed in the classroom to life as students interact with elected officials and government employees.

“Treasures of the City” is organized by the City of Springfield’s Department of Public Information.

Oct
21
Mon
Master Gardeners of Greene County Present Learn to Grow in the Garden @ Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center,
Oct 21 @ 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.
Oct
29
Tue
Truck or Treat @ Ewing Park
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Truck or Treat @ Ewing Park | Springfield | Missouri | United States

The Springfield Fire Department and Springfield-Greene County Park Board will host the third annual Truck or Treat event at Ewing Park. During the event, families can come in costume to trick-or-treat, meet Springfield firefighters, tour the fire station, see the department’s new apparatus, play games and enjoy treats.

 

Nov
3
Sun
Bass Pro Marathon & Neighborhood Cheering Challenge
Nov 3 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Nov
9
Sat
Delaware Neighborhood Cleanup @ Westminister Presbyterian Church
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Delaware 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, leaves 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 Nancy Williams at 417-496-2187.

Nov
23
Sat
Meador Neighborhood Cleanup @ Meador Park
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Residents and/or property owners in the Meador 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, metal and leaves.

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.

For more information, please contact Bobbi Ream at 417-883-3438.