Events



  1. Indoor Triathlon


    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.

    AGE
    16 yrs. and up
    DATE
    Sat., Feb. 6
    TIME
    Staggered heats start at 8 a.m.
    LOCATION
    Chesterfield Family Center
    FEE
    $40/Member, $50/Non-member

     


  2. 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.

    AGE
    10 yrs. and under
    DATE
    Sat., Feb. 20
    TIME
    2-3 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Jordan Valley Ice Park
    FEE
    FREE


     


  3. 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.

    AGE
    6 months-12 yrs., at staggered times
    DATE
    Sat., March 27
    TIME
    6 mo.-4 yrs.: noon-1 p.m.; 5-8 yrs.: 1-2 p.m.; 9-12 yrs.: 2-3 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Chesterfield Family Center
    FEE
    $8/participant, includes an accompanying adult; $2/spectator, with pre-registered youth

     


  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. Face coverings required in all buildings, including gift shop café and restrooms, as well as petting zoo, train station and train ride.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Sat., April 3
    TIME
    10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Dickerson Park Zoo
    FEE
    $15/adults and teens, $10/children 3-12 yrs., $12/60 yrs. and up, Free/Children 2 and under and FOZ members

     


  5. 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.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Sat., April 10
    TIME
    11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Springfield Botanical Gardens
    FEE
    Free admission, $5/kite and mini piñata kit

     


  6. 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.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Sat., April 24
    TIME
    8 a.m.-2 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Springfield Botanical Center
    FEE
    Free admission, prices vary per plant

     


  7. 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.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Sat., April 24
    TIME
    7 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Springfield Botanical Center
    FEE
    Free admission, prices vary per plant