Posted on: February 2, 2016

Daddy Daughter Dance Friday, Feb. 19, at Northview Center


Girls ages three years and older are invited to a special night with their daddy, stepdad, grandpa, uncle or special guy at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance Friday, Feb. 19, 6-9 p.m. at the Northview Center Ballroom, adjacent to Doling Family Center, 301 E...Read more »

Daddy Daughter Dance flyer
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Full weekend of hockey with home games for Ice Bears and Springfield Express


It may be the biggest weekend for local hockey ever in Springfield, as both the Missouri State Ice Bears and the Springfield Express play at home at Mediacom Ice Park Jan. 29-31.

Hockey fans have seven games to choose from during this weekend’s “Hocke...Read more »

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Stan Melton honored Friday., Jan. 22, at Mediacom Ice Park


Springfield Ice Hockey advocate and longtime Missouri State Ice Bears general manager Stan Melton will be honored Friday, Jan., 22, as the Ice Bears host the University of Missouri at Mediacom Ice Park, 635 E. Trafficway, Springfield.

Melton will be h...Read more »

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Botanical Center hosts volunteer orientation on MLK Jr. Day of Service


Garden enthusiasts are invited to get involved with the Springfield Botanical Gardens at a volunteer orientation on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 18.

Volunteers are needed year-round for garden maintenance, education progr...Read more »

Posted on: November 27, 2014

21st Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws estimated 7,700


An estimated 7,700 runners and walkers registered for this morning’s 21st Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, exceeding last year’s registered participation by about 100.

The annual event is one of the largest timed 5K race in Springfield and the largest...Read more »

Posted on: November 2, 2015

Renovations begin at historic Timmons Temple


Historic Timmons Temple has a new roof, heralding the first major renovation work since the 83-year-old building was moved into Silver Springs Park earlier this year.

Timmons Temple Church of God in Christ served Springfield’s African-American communi...Read more »

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

Halloween-Fest, Zombie Run highlight final weekend of Harvest Fest


Oct. 23-25 is the final weekend for Harvest Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, with two special events added to the fall-themed activities.

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Halloween-Fest takes place during Harvest Fest hours Saturday, Oct. 2...Read more »

Rock4Kids Zombie Run/Walk info
Posted on: September 28, 2015

Haunted Trail of Horrors, Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch opens Fri.-Sat. nights through Oct. 24


Brave the Haunted Trail of Horrors or tour the kids' Halloween Fun Field every Friday and Saturday night Oct. 2-3 through 23-24, 6-10 p.m., at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Rd. 146, Springfield.

The Haunted Trail of Horrors includes a hayride...Read more »

Click here for Corn Maze map and more!
Posted on: September 24, 2015

Hundreds of BMX racers compete at Park Board’s Spokes BMX Raceway


The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Spokes BMX Raceway hosts hundreds of BMX racers this weekend at the USA BMX Gold Cup Championship Central.

Nearly 800 BMX racers from 20 states, along with their families, will attend the event. Competitors in...Read more »

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Harvest Fest returns to Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park


Harvest Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park opens Sept. 19-20, kicking off six weekends of corn maze, pumpkin patch and all kinds of fall-themed family fun.

The annual Harvest Fest event spans Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m., Sept....Read more »

Harvest Fest poster
Posted on: April 17, 2015

Final move for Timmons Temple Monday, April 20


Historic Timmons Temple will make its final move onto its permanent home in Silver Springs Park Monday.

Professional movers Tilton & Sons, from Carthage, plan to begin the building’s 100-foot move by noon, using special remote-controlled hydraulic dol...Read more »

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements new photo policy



The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has implemented a new photography policy outlining how photographers and videographers may operate in public parks.

The new policy is designed to preserve public enjoyment of parks by ad...

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Photo policy.