Here’s What’s Going on “In and Around Springfield, MO” April 27, 28 and 29th, 2012
There are so many things to do this weekend for FREE and for a price! Silver Dollar City is now OPEN and World Fest is now going!!!!
Check out my Dad as he talks about his many years and 74 countries he has traveled to find the Talent of the World!!!
Friday, April 27, 2012
Nixa Live Band Dance starts at 7pm at the Nixa Senior Center at 404 S. Main St. Admission $3. 725-2322.
NASA Public Observing Night, 8:30 to 10:30 pm at MSU Baker Observatoryy. 17666 Old Hillcrest Rd. FREE Robert Patterson, 836-4857.
Sixth Annual Chocolate Dream Festival, 6:30 to 9:30pm, School of Metaphysics at 2009 N. Douglas. Sample Chocolate creations provided by area businecreations provided by area businesses. $5. admission, FREE to children under 5. 831-0955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday Night Film Series at 7pm at the Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square. Watch the movie "EARTH", rated G. FREE 831-1342.
The Good Doctor presented by OTC College Fine Arts Department at 7:30, April 27th-28th, and 2:30 on April 29th. Gillioz Theater 325 Park Central East. Tickets $15. 863-9491. www.gillioztheatre.com
Shrek the Musical at 8pm April 27, 2 and 8pm April 28th. Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts at 525 John Q. Hammons Parkway. Tickekts $15-$50. 836-7678 or 888-476-7849. www.hammonshall.com
Spring Wildflower Hike 1-2:30pm, Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Ages 7 to adult. FREE, registration required. 888-4237.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Pancake Fundraiser for Angelman Syndrome Foundation 8am-10am Applebee's at 412 Wilderness Rd. Cost: $5 for all you can eat pancakes. 800-642-0459 ext. 5830.
Community Breakfast 7 to 10am, Nixa Senior Center at 404 S. Main St. Cost $4, $3 for kids 5 to 12, free for kids 4 and under. 725-2322.
Azelea Festival, 8am to 6pm April 28, 10am to 5pm April 29 at Garden Adventures Nursery, 1900 W. Mt. Venron St. Features art in the garden and classes. The Azalea Festival Golf Tournament begins at 11am, April 30 at Fremont Hills Country Club. FREE admission. 725-3223, email: email@example.com
Fremont Hills Garage Sale, 7am, Fremont Hills subdivision, Missouri CC, between Nixa and Ozark. Rain or Shine, No early sales!
Men's Bow Shoot, presented by Spot on Ministries, 1 to 6pm, Myron Royce Gardens, 430 Shady Oaks Drive. FREE admission, $5 to shoot. 689-2955.
Movie Day, 1 to 2pm, Christian County Library, 1005 N. 4th Ave. Frefreshments will be provided. FREE. 581-2432.
Cherish Kids Spring in the Park, noon-2pm, Finley River Park, Riverside Rd. Foster and adoptive families are invited to picnic lunch, lawn chairs, games. FREE 581-5437. www.cherishkids.org/event/spring-park
Sixth Annual Bee payne-Stewart Strut and 5K, 9:30-10 am, registration, race at 10:30am at Media Com Ice Park, 635 E. Trafficway. Fees: $10 to $25. www.bpsstrut.com
Church Indoor Garage Sale, 8am to 3pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 815 E. Plainview Rd. 881-0833
Community Play Day, presented by Community Partnership of the Ozarks, 9:30am-2pm, Fassnight Park, Campbell Avenue and Meadowmere Streeet. Features a fun/run walk and activities for all ages. FREE 888-2020
Conservation TEEN Club: Wildflower and Photography Hike, 10am to 3pm, at Springfield Conservaton Nature Center, 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Ages 12 to 17, FREE. Registration required. 888-4237
DNA and NANO Day, 9am-6pm, Discovery Ceter, 438 St. Louis St. General Admission applies. 862-9910. www.discoverycenter.org.
Get Prepared Expo, 9am to 7pm, April 28 and 9am to 7pm April 29. Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, 3001 N. Grant Ave. Features more than 100 exhibitors and 50 seminars concerning gardening, water-filteration, long-term food and water storage, wind and solar power, nature healing and more. Cost $10 at the door, $15 two day pass, free for kids under 11. Discount passes available at www.getpreparedexpo.com 816-600-1485.
Introduction to Bicycle Commuting, 1pm, Mid-Town Carnegie Branch Library, 397 E. Central St. FREE, registration required. 862-0135
Master Gardeners Plant Sale, 8am to 2pm, Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Free admission. 891-1515.
Miles for Minds 2-Mile Walk, presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness, 9am registration, 10am walk, Calvary Temple, 444 W. Grand St. FREE Admission, accepting dontations. 864-7119 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Surprise Saturday, 11am to 2pm, Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Games and crafts for all ages. FREE 882-0714
Teddy Bear Rally and Spring $1 Day, 9am to 2pm, Dickerson Park Zoo, 1401 W. Norton Rd. Bear and health-themed activities designed for ages 12 and younger. The zoo is open 9am to 5pm. 864-1800. www.dickersonparkzoo.com
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Civil War Historical Marker Dedication, 2pm, Phelps Grove Park at 800 E. Bennett St. FREE 887-1699.
Film Screening of "The Third Man," 6:30pm, Moxie Cinema, 431 S. Jefferson Ave. Part of the Springfield-Greene County Library Big Read Series. FREE 616-0564 or 429-0800.