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Moxie Flix: Mary Poppins (1964)

Mary Poppins Showing at the Moxie Cinema in Springfield, MO

" The sheer exuberance of Disney's adaptation of PL Travers' children's classic should tickle the most jaded fancy."
- Time Out

These free screenings are part of MOXIE FLIX, a monthly series focusing on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13.

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Moxie Cinema

Art Exploration for Kids

‘Art Exploration’ Jan. 11 at Library Station

Families with children of all ages are invited to attend Art Exploration at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Library Station Story Hour Room, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway.

Enjoy a story and art making for the whole family! Work together to create a family masterpiece based on an art style from the featured picture book. This month’s title is “The Story of Snowflake and Inkdrop” Illustrated by Simona Mulazzani. Project: Watercolor Crayon-resist Snowflakes. Bring your creativity; materials will be provided.

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The Library Station

Masterpiece Art Studio: Galaxy Sensory Bottles

‘Masterpiece Art Studio: Galaxy Sensory Bottles’ July 25 at Willard Branch Library

Children in grades 4-8 are invited to attend Masterpiece Art Studio: Galaxy Sensory Bottles at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, at the Willard Branch Library, 304 E. Jackson St.

Create your own universe in a bottle. Materials will be provided; space is limited.

For more information on this free program or to register call 742-4258.

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Willard Branch Library

Disney's High School Musical, Jr.

It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High. The couple causes an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the “status quo,” Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well.

August 4 & 5, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm

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Springfield Little Theatre

Moxie Mornings

Moxie Mornings

Moxie Mornings: These hour-long kid-friendly events feature innovative short films and hands-on art-making for children ages 2-6. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer

Sat. June 10 @ 10 a.m.

Sat. July 8 @ 10 a.m.

Sat. July 22 @ 10 a.m.

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Moxie Cinema

Moxie Mornings

Moxie Mornings

Moxie Mornings: These hour-long kid-friendly events feature innovative short films and hands-on art-making for children ages 2-6. Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer

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Moxie Cinema

Peppa Pig Live! - Peppa's Big Surprise

Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, the #1 Family show of 2016, is back with an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig's Surprise!  Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and surprises!

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Juanita K. Hammons Hall

Dinosaur Zoo Live

Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour that begins in pre-historic Australia. You'll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures, presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world.

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Juanita K. Hammons Hall