Events


  1. 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament


    Get your team together and compete in SPARC’s Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Parkview High School. Boys and girls divisions, co-ed teams compete with boys. Register by March 20. Benefits the Park Board Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund. SPARC Office 837-5737

    Grades 3-8
    Sunday, March 24
    Check-in begins at Noon
    $50/Team of 3-4

  2. WOW School at Lake Springfield Park


    Have you ever wanted to take your family camping and learn new outdoor skills? Come to Lake Springfield Park for WOW School and join us for an exciting weekend of family camping with over 30 classes teaching outdoor recreation, conservation, nature crafts and much more! Registration opens in February. Space is limited. For more information and to register, visit WondersOfWildlife.org Lake Springfield Park 891-1550

    Ages 4 and up
    Friday, April 5 at 5 p.m. through Saturday, April 6 at 5 p.m.
    $30/Person - $100/Family of 4

  3. Cherry Blossom Kite and Piñata Festival


    Celebrate spring with the Springfield Sister Cities Association. Bring a kite to fly or build one with us on the Great Lawn. Whack a piñata nearby. Enjoy Japanese and Mexican children’s crafts at the Botanical Center, and free admission to the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden as it reopens for the season. Botanical Gardens 891-1515

    All ages
    Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Free admission, $5/Kite Kits

  4. National Zoo Lovers Day & Enrichment EGGstravaganza


    Celebrate zoos, and watch the zoo’s animals “hunt” when zookeepers hide papier-mâché eggs filled with treats or use other egg-themed enrichment items. Dickerson Park Zoo 833-1570

    All ages
    Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    $15/13-59 yrs.
    $12/60 yrs. and up
    $10/3-12 yrs.
    Free/2 yrs. and under and FOZ Members

  5. Bass Pro Shops Pre-1840’s Outdoor Days


    Come visit the Primitive Skills Village Program Decennial; interactive activities and demonstrations will include Dutchoven cooking, blacksmithing, soap making, woodcarving, and more! Lake Springfield Park 891-1550

    All ages
    Sunday, April 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free

  6. Neighborhood Kickball World Championship


    Delaware Neighborhood Association has issued a challenge to Meador Park Neighborhood Association to play kickball. Kick-off is at 1 p.m. for Delaware vs. Meador Park and Rountree vs. Phelps Grove. A championship game will follow. All games will take place at Meador Park Sports Complex. All residents, families with children age 8 and up, businesses and landowners are invited to play, cheer or just come hang out with neighbors. The event is free. Burgers, regular and veggie, will be served; donations are appreciated. Contact delawareneighborhood@gmail.com for more details or sign up on your neighborhood association’s Facebook page.

    All ages
    Ages 8 and up to play
    April 7, Noon-6 p.m.
    Free

  7. Golf Customer Appreciation and Masters Kick-Off Party


    Join the Park Board and kick off the 2019 Masters Tournament at Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course with themed appetizers, demos, contests and other surprises. Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course 833-9962

    All ages
    Wednesday, April 10 from 4-6:30 p.m.
    Free

  8. Easter at the Farm


    A day of family-oriented activities celebrating spring, including arts and crafts, inflatables, yard games and the Easter Bunny. We’ll have more than 20,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes, with individual Easter Egg Hunts throughout the day. Kids are limited to 15 eggs each, while supplies last. Bring your basket, and your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park 837-5949

    3-9 yrs.
    Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free (some activities have small fee)

  9. Party for the Planet


    Celebrate Earth Day at Dickerson Park Zoo with hands-on conservation learning stations and zookeeper chats. Activities free with paid zoo admission. Dickerson Park Zoo 833-1570

    All ages
    Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    $15/adults and teens
    $10/3-12 yrs.
    $12/60 yrs. and up
    Free/2 yrs. and under and FOZ members

  10. Arbor Day Movie Night


    Free screening of the film, “The Sandlot,” at the Peace through People Pavilion. Come early for information on the emerald ash borer, tree activities and take-a-ways. The movie begins at dark. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Botanical Center 891-1515

    All ages
    Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
    Free

  11. Bark in the Park


    A fun and relaxing day in Phelps Grove Park with your family and beloved canine. Enjoy live music and other activities at the Canine Vendor Village. All ages welcome! Vendors must register by April 19. Proceeds benefit Cruse Dog Park. Phelps Grove Park 864-1049

    All ages
    Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free

  12. Master Gardener and Garden Society Plant Sale


    Presented by the Master Gardeners of Greene County and other garden societies. Sale includes annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, bulbs, grasses, vines, ground covers, shrubs and trees. Master Gardeners accept credit cards. Other societies accept cash or check only. Botanical Center 891-1515

    All ages
    Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Free admission, prices vary per plant
  1. Sat Apr. 6

    National Zoo Lovers Day & Enrichment EGGstravaganza Celebrate zoos, and watch the zoo’s animals “hunt” when zookeepers hide papier-mâché eggs filled with treats or use other egg-themed enrichment items.
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  2. Sat Apr. 6

    Cherry Blossom Kite and Pinata Festival Celebrate spring with the Springfield Sister Cities Association. Bring a kite to fly or build one with us on the Great Lawn. Whack a piñata nearby. Enjoy Japanese and Mexican children’s crafts at the Botanical Center, and free admission to the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden as it reopens for the season.
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  3. Wed Apr. 10

    Golf Customer Appreciation and Masters Kick-Off Party Join the Park Board and kick off the 2019 Masters Tournament at Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course with themed appetizers, demos, contests and other surprises.
    Read More