Monday, December 13, 2010

FREE Tae-Kwon-Do Lessons!

What: Tae-Kwon-Do lessons are starting at the Breakfast Optimist Youth Center located at 3153 W.Mt.Vernon in the Westport Park Springfield,Mo. Students must be at least 7yrs old.

When: Dates are on tues. and thurs evenings from 7pm-8:30pm.

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For information call: 865-9060

Deck the Halls with the Humane Society!

What: The public is asked to help bring Christmas to the dogs and cats at the shelter by bringing by an item from our wish list. And in order to help more of the shelter's animals find a home for the holidays, reduced adoption rates will be offered that evening. Cookies, hot chocolate, raffles and door prizes are also part of the festivities. The Humane Society's wish list includes fleece blankets, Kuranda kennel beds (, pet shampoo, durable dog toys, cat toys, kitty litter, copy paper, trash bags, towels and pet crates and carriers.

When: December 16, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Where: The Humane Society of Southwest Missouri


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For more information call: 417-833-2526 or visit their website:

The Nutcracker by the Springfield Ballet

Where: The Landers Theatre


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Performance times:

Dec. 17: 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 18: 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 19: 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Prices: Adults $24 - Student/Senior/Military (with valid ID) $21 - Child (12 and Under) $16

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Holiday Horns Celebration Concert-FREE

When: On Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Listen to Springfield Symphony's Brass Quartet perform Holiday music.

Bring a sack lunch. Beverages provided.

Where: Park Central Square
This will be located outside so make sure to dress warm!


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Call: 862-0135 for more information.

Noel at Noon Concert-FREE

Ozark Showcase Chorus Sweet Adelines International with Dr. Jeff Veteto, Director.


Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at NOON


St. Paul United Methodist Church
413 E. Walnut St.
Springfield , 65806


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Call: 866-4326 for more information.

Check Out Hunger 2010

Are you in the Christmas Spirit of Giving? Now when you check out at participating grocery stores (Akin's, Bistro Market, Country Mart, Dillons, Harter House, Murfin's Market, Price Cutter, Ramey, Smillie's Market, Smitty's, Summer Fresh Supermarket & Woods Supermarket) you can have a Tax-Free Dollar added onto your bill to help fight hunger in the ozarks. One dollar donated provides $10 worth of food distribution.


FREE Art Day at the Creamery Downtown!

What: Bring the whole family for free holiday activities and make handmade gifts for Christmas!
When: Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: 411 N. Sherman Parkway, Downtown-Springfield, MO


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