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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
 The Springfield Park District offers Skate with Santa at the Nelson Center during designated public skate times on Dec. 21 and Dec. 22.  On Saturday, Dec. 2, public skate time lasts from 11...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 04:10 pm
January is national skating month and the Springfield Figure Skating Club, Springfield Youth Hockey and the Springfield Park District are hosting a It’s Great to Skate event Saturday, Jan. 12. W...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 01:32 am
Looking for that last-minute holiday activity to share with the family? The Springfield Park District’s Henson Robinson Zoo has been featuring its 17th annual Holiday Lights at the Zoo in Decemb...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 01:07 am
Join the 31st Annual Caroling around the Carillon at Washington Park this Sunday, Dec. 14, starting at 4:30 p.m. The Park District’s new carillonneur, Robin Austin, will be playing the carillon,...
Thursday, June 14, 2012 11:52 am
The 19th Annual Juneteenth Celebration June 16-17 features a slam dunk contest and the Gus Macker Tourney, with 120 teams registered to play games starting at 8:30 a.m. The weekend kicks off with...
Thursday, May 31, 2012 04:50 pm

Part of land eyed for supermarket could become park

The warm summer breeze rushes through the dense underbrush of the second-growth forest known colloquially as Griffin Woods, filling the close space with the rustle and shimmer of thousands of leaves. ...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 05:13 pm
A safe place to trick-or-treat with the little ones this Halloween season is at Henson Robinson Zoo for the Springfield Park District’s Zoolie Ghoulie. The zoo opens at 2 p.m. on four Saturdays ...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 01:29 pm

Committee aims for October release

Results are in, and the survey says Henson Robinson Zoo is both a gem and a challenge yet to be met.As part of an effort to revitalize Springfield’s 41-year-old zoo, volunteers representing the ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 04:45 am
Sometimes learning looks different than a standard textbook, classroom or exam. Instead it might take the shape of a miniature tugboat or an easel, or perhaps something else altogether. That’s r...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 04:45 pm

Park district hires executive director’s fiancée to fill eliminated position

For about two months this summer, the Springfield Park District’s main receptionist position was held by the girlfriend, now fiancée, of Mike Stratton, the executive director of the $11 m...

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