6K Social Distancing Fun Run
6K Social Distancing Fun Run is a FREE event designed to get people out and competing while still practicing safe social distancing. Runners compete at their own pace on their own course and submit results once they complete their run. The leaderboard will be updated weekly so runners can keep track of how well they are doing. T-shirts available starting at $20.
All agesMay 1-Aug. 8Free
Run for Fun Club
Hop into summer with free kid-friendly creative exercise activities, promoting healthy lifestyles and getting kids running. The Run for Fun Club takes place every Saturday in June and July at Westport School-Park. Water and snacks provided. Register by May 31 at ParkBoard.org/RunForFun.
For ages 6-11 yrs.Saturdays, June 6-July 25
Family Fishing Night
Bring the whole family for a relaxing evening of catch-and-release fishing, plus Cow Train and a campfire. Bring your own bait and gear. Limited fishing rod rentals available. Bring your own food to roast over the campfire. Disposable roasting forks provided or bring your own. Drinks and ice cream may be purchased in the Gift Shop. Ages 2 yrs. and younger are free with paid adult. Call 417-837-5949 to register. Registration required by 5 p.m. the day before event. Space is limited to 50 people. View flyer.
For all agesFridays, June 12, July 10, Aug. 14Bring your own gear: $5/Participant
Rent our gear: $10/Participant
Virtual Butterfly Festival
Join Friends of the Garden online and on social media to celebrate and learn about gardening, nature and pollinators. Featuring a butterfly magic show with the Instars, garden storytime with the library, a kids pollinator costume contest and more! For a full schedule of events, please click here..
For all agesMon.-Sat., July 13-18Free