What is Going On In and Around Springfield, Mo April 6, 7, and 8, 2012

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Here’s What’s Going on “In and Around Springfield, MO” April 6, 7, and 8, 2012 Easter Egg Hunts in and around Springfield, MO

There are so many things to do this weekend for FREE and for a price!   Easter in and around Springfield, MoChurch in Springfield, MOEaster Egg Hunt

 

 

 

DON'T MISS OUT ON SILVER DOLLAR CITY'S $30.00 TICKET GOOD THROUGH APRIL 7, 2012            

 EASTER CELEBRATION WEEKEND at SILVER DOLLAR CITYCheck out Silver Dollar CIty  Pathfinder.      Silver Dollar City

 

FRIDAY April 6, 2012

 

Nixa Senior CenterNixa Senior Center DanceNixa Live Band Dance  starts at 7pm at the Nixa Senior Center, at 404 South Main St.   Admission is $3. 725-2322.

Showboat Branson Belle is open for the season with Dinner Cruises Tuesday through Sunday.   Closed Easter Sunday, 800-775-2628. 

An Exhibit of 100 year-old Photos Aboard the Titanic by father Francis Brown is available for viewing April 6-10th at the Titanic Museum attractions 3235 W. Missouri 76. The album contains some of the only known photos taken aboard the ship at sea.  General admission applies.  1-800-381-7670 www.Titanicbranson.com

Third Annual Edible Books Competition and Festival, 7pm at Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Sq.  Featuring entries from June’s Cakery, Amy Cakes, Style by the Slice and last year's winner Stacy’s Sweets.  Vote for your favorite desserts.  FREE 831-1342.

 

Family Art Night 6:30-9pm at the Downtown Y, 417 S. Jefferson Ave. Childcare for art-walking parents available for 3 month olds to 12 years old.  Cost $10 with pre-registration, $13 without. 862-8960 extension 149.

 

First-Friday Art Walk a self-guided art gallery tour 6-10pm, downtown Springfield Features art, live music and hands-on activities at several venues.  Exhibits remain at galleries throughout the month FREE www.ffaw.org 849-8255

 

Iron Chef CookoffIron Chef Cook-Off  6pm at Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Sq. featuring chefs from Victory Trade School FREE 831-1342.

 

Queen City Collective 24-Hour Short Play Festival  7pm, April 6 and 7th, at Big Mamas, 217 E. Commercial St.   A panel of judges will choose the best short play. Winners receive prizes, audience admission is $3 882-0040 www.qccollective.org

 

Reveal Good Friday Service 6:30pm Glendale Christian Church 2110 S. Blackman Rd.   Free admission 881-7614, email: infoatGlendaleChristian.org or www.GlendaleChristian.org

 

SATURDAY April 7, 2012

Ozark all-you-can-eat Breakfast 7 to 9am VFW post 7628 at 104 S. 1st St.   Cost $3, $2 for ages 6-12 free for ages 5 and younger 581-5553

 

Easter Express 10am-1pm at the James River Assembly, 6100 N. 19th St., US 65 and CC.   Easter Express train, petting zoo, crafts, play areas, snacks.  For infants and 1 year olds.  FREE! www.JamesRiver.org 581-5433

 

Table RockShore Clean UpThe annual W.K. Lewis Shoreline Cleanup on Table Rock Lake volunteers are provided trash bags, gloves, water bottles,  snacks and dumpsters to throw  trash into,  which are placed at the Core of Engineers Park 739-4100 www.trlwq.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seymour Hot Air Balloon RidesEgg Extravaganza Seymour Style 11am to 7pm,  Seymore Square features farmers market, egg hunt games, tethered hot air balloon rides for $5.00  FREE admission.  417-501-4694 email downtownseymour@gmail.com

 

Springfield Become a Super Spy 10am to noon, Midtown Carnegie Branch Library 397 E. Central St.   Develop your observation decoding and memory skills.  Grades kindergarten to 5th grade. 865-0135

 

Bluegrass Show and Jam with Night Hawk Express,  Bear  Creek Bluegrass and High Hopes Bluegrass.  4 to 6:30pm,  Firefighters Union Hall at 2350 N. Clifton Ave. FREE and accepting donations 849-9521

Downtown Dog – 1 mile fun run 5K and 8K,  7:30am registration 8:30am  start time.   Park Central Square  Fee: $20 $25 day of the race.   Proceeds benefit the Wistrom Family Foundation    www.1047thecave.com/Downtown-Dog-Dash/12333960 or clouzader@mwfmarketing.fm,  447-2043

 

Easter in and around Springfield, MOEaster Egg Hunt, 10am Evangel Temple, 2020 E. Battlefield Rd. following the hunt,  there'll be a party with free food and inflatable's free 883-0676

 

5K Egg Shell Shuffle and Easter Egg Hunt 9 am,  Cox Wheeler Heart and Vascular Center,  3800 S. National Ave.   Costumes are welcome.   Easter Egg Hunt will take place after run.   Proceeds will benefit Ozarks Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.    5K entry run $25,  Easter Egg Hunt is free for children of registered runners.  $5 for non-participants 559-9122 www.omrr.org or email Jcotner-jones@jdrf.org

 

Enrichment  ExtravaganzaDickerson Park Zoo 10am  to 2pm Dickerson Park Zoo, 1401 W. Norton Rd  Zoo Keepers will hide papier-mache eggs filled with yummy treats for the animals to find.  The zoo is open 9am to 5pm.  Admission $8 and $5 for children 3 to 12.   864-1800.    www.DickersonParkzoo.org

 

Farmers MarketFarmers Market in Springfield, MoFarmer Market of the Ozarks Spring Gardening Kickoff  7:30am to 1pm, 1230 E. Republic Rd. just east of  Houlihan's.  Market features 60 farms and artesian vendor,  agricultural,  educational, and cultural exhibits, cooking demonstrations; live music, activities for the kids,  a donation station for the Ozarks Food Harvest 693-1999 email jfuqua2011@gmail.com

 

Greater Is He Gospel Sing, 7 to 9pm, Springfield, Community Church, 2616 E. Battlefield Rd.  FREE admission, accepting donations.   Email:  jabezent@mchsi.com   

 

Leo Kottke  8pm, Gillioz Theatre at 325 Park Central East.   Tickets $35-$85  863-9491 www.Gillioztheatre.com

 House Plants in Springfield, MO

Native Plant Seminar and Sale 9am to 4pm,  Springfield Conservation Nature Center 4601 S. Nature Center with a series of  guest speakers who will share the benefits of incorporating natives plants into your landscape.  The day will include exhibitors and native plant sale  FREE admission. 888-4237

 

 Traditional Dancing Music Society of the Ozarks Contra Dance 7pm,  Northview Center.   Doling Park, 301 E. Tallmadge St.  Admission $6, $4  for children students and members 862-8681  www.Springfieldcontra.org

 

Veggie Tales in Joplin 6pm at Joplin Family Worship Center 5290 E. 7th St. tickets $15-$20 they have show $25 VIP ticket.   800-965-9324

 

SUNDAY April 8, 2012  

 Easter Sunrise Service Outdoors at Lindwedel  Winegarden, Missouri  376 and 265.   314-221-6525     www.praiseandworshipinBranson.org

 

Wilson Creek National Battlefield  is open 8am to 7pm daily.  Battlefield is located 6424 W. Farm Rd. 182,  Republic.  A five mile paved tour road offers a self-guided auto tour with eight interpretive stops at battle locations.   The park also features five walking trails and trail systems for horseback riding and hiking.   Admission is $5  for each vehicle 732-2662 extension 385

 

sunrise7th  Annual Greater Springfield Easter Sunrise Service 6:30am gates open at 6am at Hammon’s Field , 935 E. Trafficway.  This year celebration will feature message for Major Norman Grainger of the Salvation Army to Springfield Boy’s Choir lead by Mark Lawley of  Drury University and the Triumphant Trumpeters  will perform during the service.  FREE 882-3222

 

Easter Egg Hunt and Balloon Release following 10am Worship Service St. James Episcopal Church at 2645 E. Southern Hills Blvd. 881-3073

 

Easter Worship Service 7:30am and 10:45am at First Baptist Church 525 South  Ave. FREE admission 417-866-7202   http://www.fbcspringfield.com

 

Victory Mission Easter Sunday Celebration Service 5 to 7pm at Cook's Kettle 200 W. Commercial St.   A special worship service followed by a wholesome meal for the homeless, hungry, and poor.   FREE 417-831-6387 www.victorymission.com

This Weekend:   Springfield Mo Open Houses      **There is so much to do “In and Around Springfield, Mo.”  The information shared in this blog is information obtained through a variety of sources, I recommend verifying price, and your event is still scheduled to take place. Make it a Weekend full of Memories with those you love while enjoying what is going on, “In and Around Springfield, MO.”  April 6, 7, and 8, 2012.

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