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

Camping Basics 101

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board brings nature inside with this interactive series including games, activities, and much more. (Supplies provided for the classes) Two locations to choose from, Tom Watkins Center and Doling Family Center.  For more information, call 417-833-8647.

Paper Registration
Online Registration

Age: All ages
Location: Tom Watkins Center Doling Family Center
March 21 March 22
March 28 March 29
April 4 April 5
April 11 April 12
April 18 April 19
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Fee: $16/per 5 week series

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

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.