MIDTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD


Upcoming Events

Jun
22
Sat
Fix-it Fair @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 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.

Jun
25
Tue
Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jun 25 @ 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!
Jul
2
Tue
Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jul 2 @ 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!
Jul
8
Mon
Midtown Neighborhood Association Meeting @ Urban Neighborhood Alliance (on Cox North parking lot)
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jul
9
Tue
Center City Book Club @ Midtown Carnegie Branch LIbrary
Jul 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Center City Book Club @ Midtown Carnegie Branch LIbrary | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For adults in upstairs meeting room. Call 862-0135.

April 9:  “Circe” by Madeline Miller.

May 14: “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann.

June 11: “My Soul to Keep” by Tananarive Due.

July 9: “Holy Lands” by Amanda Sthers

Aug. 13:  “How to Walk Away” by Katherine Center.

Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jul 9 @ 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!
Jul
11
Thu
Better Together: Family Storytime @ Midtown Carnegie Branch LIbrary
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm
Better Together: Family Storytime @ Midtown Carnegie Branch LIbrary | Springfield | Missouri | United States

Midtown Carnegie Branch Library Children’s Department. Bring your whole family for stories, book talks and activities. When families read together, kids learn important life lessons like kindness, empathy and caring for others, and strengthen their bonds with parents and siblings.

Jul
15
Mon
Magic … Out of this World! @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am
Magic ... Out of this World! @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For preschool-grade 4 in the Midtown Carnegie Branch upstairs meeting room and Tuesday, July 23, 2 p.m. in the Library Station Frisco Room.  Join Marty Hahne, “The Reading Magician,” for astronomical mysteries and surprises that include rabbit astronauts, “Chico the Chimp’s” experimental space ride and objects that become weightless while still on Earth! Hilarity and magic combine to become a sure-fire giggle-fest filled with spell-binding tricks and enchantment. Call 862-0135.

Jul
16
Tue
Tai Chi with Dee Ogilvy @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jul 16 @ 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!
Jul
17
Wed
Craft & Dine @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Craft & Dine @ Midtown Carnegie Branch Library | Springfield | Missouri | United States

For adults age 60 and older in basement meeting room. Enjoy lunch and fun conversation while working on your favorite craft. Bring a project from home or let us provide one. A $3.50 lunch donation to SeniorAge is encouraged. Offered in cooperation with SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging. Registration starts August 1; call 862-0135.