Neighborhood Events

Tai Chi

Learn Yang Style Tai Chi from Shifu, M. Dee Ogilvy, who began practicing Tai Chi 25 years ago at Duke University. Find out more at

Age: All ages
Date: Jan. 3-May 23
Time:  Tuesdays 6-7 p.m.
Thursdays 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Fee: Free, Donations appreciated
Location: Tuesday: Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Thursday: The Library Station

Grant Beach Soccer

Play soccer in the Grant Beach neighborhood! Registration deadline is March 11 to avoid late fees.  Interested in volunteering?  Grant Beach Soccer needs volunteer coaches and referees. Coach/Referee Clinic - March 11 at Lake Country Soccer 9a.m.-Noon. Coaches Certification - March 21 at Lake Country Soccer 6-9 p.m. For more information, contact Hovey House at 417-942-2456.

Age: 3-11 yrs.
Date: April -May 13
Fee: $15 per child
$5 Late fee March 12 and after

World Tai Chi Day 2017

Explore the ancient art of Taijiquan (Taiji, Tai Chi) with a variety of free demonstrations and interactive Tai Chi and meditation classes. Please bring your own blanket or yoga mat, water and (optional) chair. This event will be heald at the Springfield Art Museum Outdoor Amphitheater.  If it rains, the event will move indoors to the Community Room. For more information, email Dee Ogilvy.

Age: All ages
Date: April 29, rain or shine
Fee: Free

All Pro in the Park!

Come celebrate an amazing year with your All Pro Dad and men's group alongside others from all across Springfield. RSVPs are encouraged and helpful for food. Sign up with your group leader of call/email Krysta Counts at 417-888-2020.

Age: All ages
Date: Friday, May 5
Time:  5-7 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Washington Park, 1600 N. Summit

Run for Fun Club

Hop into summer with FREE kid-friendly exercise activities, promoting healthy lifestyles! The Run for Fun Club will get children out and running in creative ways, including: Tic-Tac-To Relay Run, Hula Hoop Challenge, Don't Drop the Cake Relay and more! Sign up by May 31 here3100 W. Mt. Vernon St.

Age: All Ages
Date: Saturdays, June 3-July 29
Time:  10-10:45 a.m.
Fee: Free

Woodland Heights Neighborhood Assoc. Tennis Program 2017 Events

We welcome you back this year to our Tennis Program. Last year we started a Tennis Club, which is free to join. Stop by one Monday night to see what it’s about and become a member. This year our events will consist of regular nights for our Tennis Club as well as once a month Tennis Clinics. Experience and equipment is not required and all our events are free. Our events are held at Lafayette Park Tennis Courts. Bring the whole family and something to drink. Our goal is to have fun while learning about the game of Tennis. So please join us this year. Check out our Facebook page and see how much fun we had last year.

For more information, contact Demita Gookin at

Program Flyer

Age: All Ages
Location: Lafayette Park Tennis Courts
Fee: Free

Tennis Club Schedule
April-May 1st & 4th Monday 6-7 p.m.
June-Aug Every Monday 6-7 p.m.
Sept.-Oct. 1st & 4th Monday 6-7 p.m.
Tennis Clinics
Tennis Under the Lights June 9 8-10 p.m.
Simply Smashing July 15 2-4 p.m.
Play It Forward Aug. 12 2-4 p.m.