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    SPARC Day Camp opens Tuesday, May 26, with limited capacity

    Camp registration is currently full, waiting list available Read on...
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    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center reopens Friday

    Additional Springfield Botanical Gardens attractions reopen in coming weeks Read on...

Upcoming Events

  1. Fri May 1 - Sun Aug. 2

    Social Distancing Virtual Fun Run 6K Social Distancing Fun Run is a FREE event designed to get people out and competing while still practicing safe social distancing. Runners compete at their own pace on their own course and submit results once they complete their run. Runners are limited to one submission for the event. The leaderboard will be updated weekly so runners can keep track of how well they are doing. Race shirts available for $20.
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  2. Sun May 24 - Sun Jun. 21

    Father and Son Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament Record your catch via the free iangler app • View standings on a live leaderboard Socially distance and compete in the Big Bass Challenge with your son, nephew or grandson (age 12 yrs. and under). Fish when you can, where you can. Tournament t-shirt included for the son, with additional shirts available to purchase. Participants may fish in any public or private body of water within Greene, Christian, Webster, Dallas, Polk, Dade and Lawrence counties. Fish at Lake Springfield and get 50% off yo...
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  3. Sat Jun. 6

    Kids Fishing Fun Day A free morning of catch-and-release fishing in Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park's stocked pond. For kids ages 3-15 yrs. Kids will receive beverages donated from Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company, as well as enjoy a photo opportunity and door prizes! Bring your own bait and gear. Limited fishing pole rentals available for $5/person. Only 25 kids per session, so register early. Limit one adult per kid. Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company. Registration req...
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