Enjoy Springtime Fun that Will Not Break the Bank
From Home to Over There: Greene County in the Great War
Now-July 8, 10:30-4:30 p.m., History Museum on the Square
Admission: Adults $5; Children 3-12 $3; Members FREE!
Learn about local heroes who fought and died in World War I -- and their loved ones back here on the home front.
Spring Wildflower Hike
April 12, 1-3 p.m., Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Take a stroll through the nature center's trails for a close-up look at Springfield's beautiful wildflowers. Ages 8 and up. Registration now open.
Jesus Christ Superstar
April 13-14 at 7:30 p.m.; April 15 at 2 p.m.; Springfield LIttle Theatre
Admission: Adult $18-30; Senior/student/military $18-28; Children 12 and under $12-$18; Groups 10+ $14-$25
Experience Christ's final days in this dramatic, emotional rock opera.
Ozark Whittlers and Woodcarvers
April 15, 1-4 p.m., Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Stop by and see local whittlers and woodcarvers turn ordinary wood into creative treasures.
March for Science
April 22, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Jenny Lincoln Park to Park Central Square
Join us for this international movement of individuals who value science in their lives and realize that silence is not an option.
Cherry Blossom Kite and Pinata Festival
April 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Botanical Center at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park
Celebrate Springfield's Sister Cities Isesaki, Japan and Tlaquepaque, Mexico with kites, pinatas, music, and dancing. Stick around for a dedication concert for the Peace through People Pavilion after the festival.
Burgers & Cheers Fundraiser for Child Advocacy Center
April 22, 5-10 p.m., Ebbets Field
Admission: $35; $5 valet parking
Come out for great food, music, and fun as we raise much-needed funds for the Child Advocacy Center.
Conservation Kids -- Animal Communication
April 27, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Ages 7 to 12 are invited to learn how animals communicate to each other through sounds, smells, visual cues, and touch.
Natural Communities Hike
April 28, 1:30-4 p.m., Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Come take a closer look at the ecosystems that call the nature center home. This 3-mile hike is rated easy to moderate in difficulty and is for ages 12 and up.
First Friday Art Walk
May 5, 6-10 p.m., Downtown Springfield
Come out for an evening of original art, music, performances, local history, and much more!
Walk with Compassion to End Child Poverty
May 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Jordan Valley Park
Admission: Visit our website for info on registration and donations
All ages are invited to walk with us as we support children around the world who are living in poverty.
Artsfest on Walnut Street
May 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; May 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Walnut Street
Admission: $3 advance; $5 at the gate
Come enjoy original art, live performances, and delicious food at the largest fine arts festival in Southwest Missouri.
QCBMF's 8th Annual Beard and Mustache Festival
May 6, 2-11 p.m., 319 Downtown
Admission: Entry fee $20; Junior Fake Division $5; Spectator Division $8
Come celebrate the best beards and mustaches in the Queen City as we raise money for Diaper Bank of the Ozarks.
Springfield Ballet's Alice in Wonderland
May 11-12 at 7:30 p.m.; May 13 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Springfield Ballet
Admission: Gold -- Adult $20; Students/Seniors/Military $17; 12 and under and Groups 20+ $13; Platinum -- Adults $22; Students/Seniors/Military $19; 12 and under and Groups 20+ $15
Don't be late for this very important date with the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, and other beloved characters from this classic tale.
We hope you enjoy these and all the other wonderful local events and fun family activities our community has to offer!
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