Event Time: Daily 8 AM to dusk
Dates: Sunday, January 01, 2012 - Monday, December 31, 2012
Location: Fantastic Caverns
Admission: Child group (20 pax min to 60 pax max) $6.00 - Adult group (20 pax min to 60 pax max) $16.50
55-minute, all riding educational cave tour.
Dates: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - Sunday, September 09, 2012
Location: Discovery Center - 438 E. St. Louis Street - Springfield, MO
Admission: call for details
Looking through the eyes of history, science, and lived experience, RACE: Are We So Different? explores similarities and differences among people and reveals the reality – and unreality – of race. The story behind RACE: Are We So Different? is complex and may challenge how you think about race and human variation, about the differences among people and the similarities that unite us all.
417 862-9910 ext.713
Event Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: Monday, July 30, 2012 - Thursday, August 02, 2012
Location: Discovery Center of Springfield - 438 E. St. Louis Street - Springfield, Missouri 65806 - -
Admission: $150 members, $175 non-members. Pre-register by Friday, July 27th
Join us for a special workshop just for girls! What in your DNA makes you a girl? (the XX Chromosome was discovered by a woman!) - Spa Science - learn the chemistry behind spa essentials like bath fizzers and salts. Explore color by building your own drawbot (drawing robot) and designing a shirt using chromatography. The science behind nail polish - magnets, color changing, crackle. Toy and game design. Use the scientific method to examine polymers - one to give off good smells, and one to absorb nasty ones. Female scientist/inventor of the day and coordinating activities for each. -
417 862-9910 ext.713
Event Time: 9:00am-Close
Dates: Wednesday, August 01, 2012 - Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Location: Titanic Museum Attraction - 3235 W 76 Country Blvd - Branson, MO 65616
Special Home School Rate on Selected Dates. Reservations Required. Call 800-381-7670. - - Use the 'ship' as a classroom! Students can learn life lessons, along with traditional education in History, Science, Geography, language arts, and Social Studies. -
Event Time: Call for details
Dates: Friday, August 03, 2012 - Sunday, August 19, 2012
Location: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, 1935 S. Campbell Ave.
This event is the largest nine-day hunting sale of the year. Celebrate with local hunting professionals, while also taking advantage of unbelievable savings.
Event Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
Dates: Saturday, August 04, 2012 - Sunday, August 12, 2012
Location: Lake Shore Resort - Lakeshore Drive - Branson, MO
Admission: Tuition: $675
This is a nationally recognized program that trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings. - The 80-hour curriculum includes standards for urban and extended care situations. Special topics include, but are not limited to: wound management and infection, realigning fractures and dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long term management problems, up-to-date information on all environmental emergencies, plus advice on drug therapies. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making, not the memorization of lists. - This course is designed specifically to provide you with the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Half of your time will be spent completing practical skills, case studies and scenarios designed to challenge your decision making abilities. The WMI Adult & Child CPR is included in this course. - The Wilderness First Responder course is pre-approved for 70 hours of EMT Continuing Education Hours (CEH) by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS). - For active members of the Wilderness Medical Society, this course has been approved for up to 59.5 hours of credit (27 core and 32.5 elective) towards a Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM).
Event Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dates: Sunday, August 05, 2012 - Sunday, August 05, 2012
Location: History Museum - 155 Park Central Square - Springfield, MO
Join us for a trip back in time.
Event Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
Dates: Thursday, August 09, 2012 - Thursday, August 09, 2012
Location: Discovery Center of Springfield
Community Field Trips for RACE: Are We So Different? are being offered to bring families and community resources together for an exciting experience focused on the scientific, historical and contemporary experience of race and racism in the United States. Families and individuals from throughout the area can be part of this important community conversation at no cost through the generous contributions of many local sponsors. In addition to experiencing and exploring this nationally acclaimed exhibit, participants will be treated to light refreshments and be automatically entered to win a number of exciting door prizes. Participants will be requested to complete an anonymous pre and post tour survey. After completing the post tour survey, participants will be treated to complimentary snacks.Community Field Trips provide access to the RACE exhibit areas only. The remainder of Discovery Center will not be open. No Reservation required.
Event Time: 6:00 p.m.
Dates: Friday, August 10, 2012 - Friday, August 10, 2012
Location: The Creamery Arts Center - 411 N. Sherman Parkway - Springfield, MO
Japanese song and dance, Tea Ceremony, Japanese games, Origami, Calligraphy and other demonstrations and hands-on activities by students from our Sister City in Isesaki, Japan.
Event Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Dates: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - Saturday, August 18, 2012
Location: 4240 S. Fremont Ave. (Just South of Republic Rd.) -
Free child safety and bully prevention classes, cool kid's activities, inflatable station! Enter to win a grand prize Kindle Fire. Other prizes awarded and drawings to take place throughout the evening. Grand prize drawing at approximately 7:30pm, August 18th, 2012. Proceeds to benefit "Kids n Power of the Ozarks" a program dedicated to help kids be safe and fit who are free from the devasting effects of bullying.
Event Time: 7pm
Dates: Friday, August 24, 2012 - Friday, August 24, 2012
Location: Historic Commercial Street Firehouse, - 101 E Commercial Street, Spring?eld MO
Admission: Tickets available at www.springfielduac.org for $50 per - person - - Ticket Price Includes - Hors d’oeuvres made with locally-grown produce - Complimentary wine - Local Mother’s Brewing Company beer - Entertainment by Molly Healy and Dallas Jones
Don your wellies, garden boots, or muck mucks and join Springfield Urban Agriculture Coalition for the Cocktail Lawn Party & Silent Auction. - - Ticket Price Includes: Hors d’oeuvres made with locally-grown produce, complimentary wine, local Mother’s Brewing Company beer, entertainment by Molly Healy and Dallas Jones - - All proceeds benefit Springfield Urban Agriculture Coalition projects that promote healthy lifestyles and environments, such as The DIRT (Dig In R-Twelve) Project, our schoolyard garden project. Join us to raise funds to further our projects and reconnect people with food and farmers.
Event Time: 6:30am -1:00pm
Dates: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - Saturday, August 25, 2012
Location: 6100 N 19th Street, Ozark, Mo 65721
Admission: 5K/10K $25 Race Day $30-Includes Ultramax Chip Timing and T-shirt - Kids K $20 Race Day $30-Includes T-shirt and finishing medal
The 5K/10K is on a beautiful country course in Ozark! - LIVE Band from 7am-1pm - All registered participants receive a shirt and goodie bag - Master of Ceremonies: Sara & Ethan Forhetz from KY3 - Professional photos taken at Finish Line - Water stations provided along course - Free snacks for registered participants at Runners Tent - Silent Auction with many items, even weekend get-aways! - Family Fun (7am-1pm) Kids' inflatables, free games, face painting, lots of food vendors and more! - Cherish Kids Exhibit Hall (Friday & Saturday) - Many Door PRIZES given away at Award Ceremony - Chip timing is provided by UltraMax Event Services - OMRR Triple Crown Event - Children in foster care receive FREE registration - For more information call 417-581-KIDS(5437)