Community Events

Bring your homegrown and home-preserved food for judging to the Howell County News booth at the Bear City Festival on Saturday, October 2! We will be judging and awarding prizes for preserved food and fresh food grown or processed here in the Ozarks. Both fresh and preserved goods will be...
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  WEST PLAINS, Mo. - "Creation in the Ozarks" is the theme of the 14th annual Ozarks Studies Symposium set for Sept. 23-25 at the West Plains Civic Center.    Hosted by Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP), the event celebrates various aspects of Ozarks culture and history through a...
Beginning September 8 at 10:00 a.m., storytime will be held each Wednesday at the Mountain View Public Library. Everyone is invited to hear stories, make a craft, and have a snack while meeting other parents, caregivers, and children. Children 0 through 6 years of age are welcome to participate.
CBCO donors provide all the blood for patients at dozens of healthcare facilities across the Ozarks. Mountain View area residents will have the opportunity to donate at the following location: Mountain View Community Blood Drive, Community Center – Community Room, 125 W. 1st Street, Mountain...
Source: Debi Kelly, 636-797-5391 COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will offer a three-week fall vegetable gardening webinar series. MU Extension horticulture specialists Debi Kelly, Justin Keay, Katie Kammler and Donna Aufdenberg will teach the Thursday sessions 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 9,...
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 1, 2021 – Bennett Spring State Park staff members invite the public to celebrate an edible part of Missouri's history by searching for the biggest pawpaw, the state's largest edible fruit, which ripen in September. Participants can enter their pawpaw into the annual...
Willow Springs Senior Center will be having their fall yard sale October 1 and 2. They are taking donations through September 29. Any unwanted items that you would like to donate, can be dropped off at the Senior Center from 7:00 am until 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. For more information, call...
To coincide with the beginning of the school year, the city pool in Willow Springs will be closed Monday through Friday. Hours are now Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The pool is scheduled to remain open through Labor Day.
WEST PLAINS, MO – Ozarks Healthcare will host two walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for those 12 and older on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at its clinics in Thayer and Alton. The Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine will be available at both clinics. The clinics are open to anyone needing their first...
  JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 23, 2021 – Sam A. Baker State Park staff members invite the public to get up close and personal with the awe and wonder of Missouri's amazing birds of prey at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4. The World Bird Sanctuary will present this interactive program featuring the...

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