Author: homegrownjournal

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesdays, 3:15 p.m., Springfield, Missouri
    Guitars for Veterans Therapy Group
    Guitars for Veterans with PTSD or moral injury is an initiative of SAMI (Springfield Area Music Industry); Moral Injury Institute; Center for Music Therapy and Wellness; Wellness for Warriors; and the Springfield VA VetCenter to put guitars in the hands of Veterans with PTSD & Moral Injury, providing group support and beginning level guitar lessons. Military veterans do not need to own a guitar.
  • Jan. 12, 10 a.m., Springfield, Missouri
    Volunteer Orientation for Springfield Botanical Gardens
    Become a garden ambassador and learn more about garden projects, upcoming events and the park partners who grow and maintain the Springfield Botanical Gardens. RSVP is required. Contact or 417.891.1515, ext. 3. Masking is recommended by the event host.
  • Jan. 27, 8 a.m., Savoy Ballroom, Springfield, Missouri
    Prayer & Coffee with Victory Mission
    Victory Mission invites you for a time of coffee and prayer. Continental breakfast will be included. Victory Mission will recount 2021’s blessings and pray for God’s provision in 2022. Tickets may be purchased at
Courtesy of Discovery Center

A Very Grinchy Christmas at the Discovery Center in Springfield, Missouri

Discovery Center is hosting A Very Grinchy Christmas every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3-19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special appearance by the Mean One himself. Activities include exploring Whoville and writing a letter to Santa, stuffing the tree right up the chimney with the family, exploring more than 60,000 square feet of hands-on STEM activities. For more information, visit A Very Grinchy Christmas.