Features a 10-minute swim, 30-minute spin bike ride and a 20-minute treadmill run. Competition based on distance traveled. Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place men and women.
AGE16 yrs. and upDATESat., Feb. 6TIMEStaggered heats start at 8 a.m.LOCATIONChesterfield Family CenterFEE$40/Member, $50/Non-member
Youth Try Hockey for Free Day
Kids interested in ice hockey? Give it a try. We provide coaches and equipment. Skating experience not required, but registration is.
AGE10 yrs. and underDATESat., Feb. 20TIME2-3 p.m.LOCATIONJordan Valley Ice ParkFEEFREE
Floating Easter Egg Hunt
A hoppin’ good time with a floating twist. We fill the pool with floating eggs for kids to splash, swim, and plunge their way to gathering them up. Bring a waterproof basket to collect eggs. Every participant receives a prize! Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Registration required and will open soon.
AGE6 months-12 yrs., at staggered timesDATESat., March 27TIME6 mo.-4 yrs.: noon-1 p.m.; 5-8 yrs.: 1-2 p.m.; 9-12 yrs.: 2-3 p.m.LOCATIONChesterfield Family CenterFEE$8/participant, includes an accompanying adult; $2/spectator, with pre-registered youth
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. Face coverings required in all buildings, including gift shop café and restrooms, as well as petting zoo, train station and train ride.
AGEAll agesDATESat., April 3TIME10 a.m.-2 p.m.LOCATIONDickerson Park ZooFEE$15/adults and teens, $10/children 3-12 yrs., $12/60 yrs. and up, Free/Children 2 and under and FOZ members
Cherry Blossom Kite and Piñata Festival
Celebrate spring with the Springfield Sister Cities Association. Bring a kite to fly or build one with us. Whack a piñata nearby or make your own mini piñata. Enjoy Japanese and Mexican children’s crafts and performances, and free admission to the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden as it reopens for the season.
AGEAll agesDATESat., April 10TIME11 a.m.-4 p.m.LOCATIONSpringfield Botanical GardensFEEFree admission, $5/kite and mini piñata kit
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. Held rain or shine. Arrive early for best selection.
AGEAll agesDATESat., April 24TIME8 a.m.-2 p.m.LOCATIONSpringfield Botanical CenterFEEFree admission, prices vary per plant
Earth Fair & Movie Night
Free screening of a family movie with an environmental message. Come early for tree activities and takeaways. Movie begins at dusk at the Peace Through People Pavilion at Springfield Botanical Gardens.
AGEAll agesDATESat., April 24TIME7 p.m.LOCATIONSpringfield Botanical CenterFEEFree admission, prices vary per plant