Press Releases

Book Signing to Benefit "Every Child Promise Initiative"

The public is invited to a book signing for “Privilege and Privation: A Love Story” by author Todd Parnell to benefit the Every Child Promise Initiative from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

The books will be available for $25 with Parnell and ECP coordinator Dana Carroll on hand to discuss the project’s goal of raising $100,000 for a permanent scholarship fund to help Springfield families access high-quality pre-school opportunities. The scholarship fund will receive 100 percent of the proceeds.

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The Library Center

ArtBucks now available at Great Southern Bank

Just in time for the gift-giving season, Great Southern Bank's downtown location (331 South Ave, Springfield, MO 65806) will be carrying ARTBUCKS, sold in $25 increments. Art Bucks are spendable vouchers for arts and goods* at Artsfest on Walnut, held this year on May 4 & 5th. 

Artbucks are also available to purchase at The Springfield Regional Arts Council office, located inside The Creamery at 411 N Sherman Parkway. Or you can call Christa at 417-862-2787 to order some. $1 will be added to any mail orders, for shipping & handling. 

The Springfield Regional Arts Council receives grant from The Musgrave Foundation

The Musgrave Foundation has been a generous supporter of the arts and other projects which enhance the betterment of the community. Founder Dr. Jeanette L. Musgrave believed that arts inspire creativity which is vital to an engaged and thriving community. By supporting services for young children to seniors, the Springfield area is a better place to live with strong arts programs.

This December, The Springfield Regional Arts Council is honored to receive grant money to go toward arts education. 

Family Art Exploration at The Library Station

Families with children in grades K-6 are invited to attend Art Exploration at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Library Station Story Hour Room, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway.

Come and create using your imagination and a range of artistic styles and mediums. This month’s activity is Collage and Recycled Materials. Materials will be provided.

For more information on this free program call 865-1340.

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The Library Station

Courthouse Chorale Concert

Adults are invited to attend Celebrate the Holidays with Courthouse Chorale at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library, 397 E. Central St.

Enjoy light refreshments on the first floor while this vocal ensemble of Greene County officials and employees performs holiday favorites.

For more information on this free program call 862-0135.

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Midtown Carnegie Branch Library