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The Arts and COVID-19

Springfield Arts

The Arts and COVID-19

The arts are a way that people can find solace and comfort during stressful times. And wow, it's a bit stressful out there right now. The Springfield Regional Arts Council truly values all of our patrons, partners, volunteers, and staff.

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Virtual Storytime and More with Springfield-Greene County Library

‘Storytime & More with the Library’ June 9 Virtual Event

Children from infants-age 6 are invited to attend Storytime & More with the Library virtually at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9.

Join some of your favorite children’s librarians for a virtual program featuring stories, songs and activities you can try at home. Watch each week at thelibrary.org/kids/videos/ or on Facebook, @thelibrary.org.

For more information on this free program call 616-0563.

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Springfield Symphony Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season

Springfield Mo Symphony Orchestra

The Springfield Symphony is preparing its 86th consecutive season with musical comfort food. The organization’s 2020-2021 season, Comfort Food, will continue its tradition of a nine-concert subscription series. All concerts will be performed at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts running October 10, 2020 through May 8, 2021.

Willard Student, Adora Lora Snead, Receives NAACP Youth Scholarship

The Milly Project
Milly Sawyers was a slave who sued her way to freedom in 1836 in Springfield, Mo. She was beaten shortly afterward, and no one knows what happened to her after that. Now, The Milly Project is staging a play about Sawyers' life all across Missouri
to bring unity to fractured communities, says lead actress Adora Snead.

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Annual Member's Meeting

Annual Member's Meeting at the Springfield Regional Arts Council

Save the date! Join the SRAC staff and board for the Annual Member's Meeting. You will have the opportunity to meet new board members, learn about the efforts of the SRAC over the past fiscal year, and find out new ways to get involved through committees, exhibit opportunities, memberships and more.

Concerts at Noon

Concerts at Noon in Springfield, MO

Concerts at Noon is a new event happening every Wednesday in June at Founders Park. Join CID Downtown and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board for live music from local artists. 

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Founders Park