Press Releases

Earth Fair & Movie Night

Free screening of "Over the Hedge", a family movie with an environmental message. Come early for tree activities and takeaways, including a craft grab bag from the Springfield Regional Arts Council. Movie begins at dusk at the Peace Through People Pavilion at Springfield Botanical Gardens.

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Springfield Botanical Gardens

Cherry Blossom Kite and Piñata Day

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Celebrate spring with the Springfield Sister Cities Association. Bring a kite to fly or build one with us. Make your own mini piñata for $5. Enjoy Japanese and Mexican children’s crafts and performances, and free admission to the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden as it reopens for the season. Face coverings required.

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Springfield Botanical Gardens

The Library Presents: Virtual Nature Journaling Workshop with Hannah Sheehan

This virtual event is for adults. Artist Hannah Sheehan demonstrates how to start your own mixed-media nature journal and discusses John Muir Laws' methods of observation and techniques for successful nature journaling. Pick up a supply list from any branch starting April 10.

Visit thelibrary.org/programs for a link to the event.

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Virtual Event

The Library Presents: Virtual Dream Journaling Workshop with Nicole Chilton

This online event is for adults. Author and artist Nicole Chilton demonstrates how to create your own mixed-media dream journal to help you explore what your dreams are trying to tell you about your waking life. Pick up a supply list from any branch starting March 27.

Visit thelibrary.org/programs for a link to the event.

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Virtual Event

Missouri State Theatre and Dance Presents "Working"

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This is an online streaming performance from April 23-27. Tickets cost $22 for one person and $42 for a family or group.

  • Music by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, James Taylor, Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda

  • Book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso 

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Online

Missouri State Theatre and Dance Presents "Working"

The Secret Garden poster

This is an online streaming performance from April 23-27. Tickets cost $22 for one person and $42 for a family or group.

  • Music by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, James Taylor, Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda

  • Book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso 

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Online