Local Events

Sunday, June 17th

  1. Taneycomo Festival Orchestra
    • The Taneycomo Festival Orchestra presents its 2018 season of concerts in the Branson area June 17 - June 30.
      The Taneycomo Festival Orchestra is a nonprofit organization that provides a free two-week concert series of classical music in the Branson area. They seek to break the 19th century tradition that attending a symphony concert is a formal and elitist event by providing an accessible and casual concert series while continuing to preserve these great works of art. Come as you are and enjoy the beautiful music!
      All events are FREE. Check their website for a complete schedule: www.TaneycomoFestivalOrchestra.org.

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Today

  1. Free Gardening Workshop - 12:00 pm
    • The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be offering free workshops on the third Tuesday of the month again this year starting in April. Workshops will be held from noon - 1 p.m. in the demonstration gardens at the Taney County MU Extension office, 122 Felkins Avenue in Forsyth. Pack a lunch and join them in the garden for casual informative programs. It is an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately for the weather.

      Program topics:
      Tues., April 17 - Companion Planting, presented by Cathy Wolven, Master Gardener Emeritus
      Tues., May 15 - Up-Cycle for Home and Garden, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., June 19 - Garden Plants for Hot Weather, presented by Marsha Whitley, Cedar Creek Nursery
      Tues., July 17 - All About Herbs, presented by Maggie Shank and Norma Ross, Master Gardeners
      Tues., Aug. 21 - Edible Flowers, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., Sept. 18 - Tried and True Plants for the Ozarks, presented by Melissa Jenkins, Cedarbrook Garden Center

      For more information on the individual workshops, call the Taney County MU Extension Center at 417-546-4431.

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  2. First Christian KC VBS - 6:00 pm
    • First Christian Church Kimberling City will host Vacation Bible School June 18 - 22 from 6-8 p.m. each night. Join First Christian for the wildest adventure across the Seven Seas! Come ashore with their "Shipwrecked" crew to discover how Jesus rescues us when all hope seems lost. Make this the best week of the summer at this FREE EVENT for all children 3yrs - 6th grade. The church is located at 5 Hilltop Dr., Kimberling City, MO. Register online at: form.jotform.com/statechamp55/vbs

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Tomorrow

  1. Free Gardening Program - 10:00 am
    • Master Gardeners of the Ozarks have announced their annual Gardening Program schedule at the Kimberling Area Library for 2018.
      Each year, the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks presents the FREE Programs in cooperation with the Kimberling Area Library Association. This year, each session will be held on the third Wednesday of each month, from April through September. All sessions are in the community room at Kimberling Area Library and are free and open to everyone as part of community education sponsored jointly by the library and Master Gardeners of the Ozarks - volunteers with the University of Missouri Extension.
      Each Session is on Wednesday at 10:00 AM - Community Room - Kimberling Area Library.
      Apr 18 - Passalong Plants-Beauties to Share presented by Marva Ramsey
      May 16 - Right Plant in the Right Place presented by Rita Hlasney
      Jun 20 - Lilium: The True Lilies presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Jul 18 - Gardening for Monarchs & Other Butterflies presented by Tom Riley
      Aug 15 - Caring for the Summer Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Sep 19 - After the Frost-Fall Chores in the Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl

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  2. First Christian KC VBS - 6:00 pm
    • First Christian Church Kimberling City will host Vacation Bible School June 18 - 22 from 6-8 p.m. each night. Join First Christian for the wildest adventure across the Seven Seas! Come ashore with their "Shipwrecked" crew to discover how Jesus rescues us when all hope seems lost. Make this the best week of the summer at this FREE EVENT for all children 3yrs - 6th grade. The church is located at 5 Hilltop Dr., Kimberling City, MO. Register online at: form.jotform.com/statechamp55/vbs

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Thursday, June 21st

  1. Hands-Only CPR Class - 1:00 pm
  2. First Christian KC VBS - 6:00 pm
    • First Christian Church Kimberling City will host Vacation Bible School June 18 - 22 from 6-8 p.m. each night. Join First Christian for the wildest adventure across the Seven Seas! Come ashore with their "Shipwrecked" crew to discover how Jesus rescues us when all hope seems lost. Make this the best week of the summer at this FREE EVENT for all children 3yrs - 6th grade. The church is located at 5 Hilltop Dr., Kimberling City, MO. Register online at: form.jotform.com/statechamp55/vbs

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Friday, June 22nd

  1. Kingdom Youth Conference
    • Kingdom Youth Conference is a youth event that combines powerful worship, dynamic teachings, as well as students blessing others in the community. The event will be held June 22-24, 2018 at Silver Dollar City in Branson. Speakers include Kemtal Glasgow, Joel Bennett, Amor Sierra, and Kelly K of Reckless Love Revolution. Music will include worship with Ryan Edberg and concerts by Christian bands Verses and Bread of Stone. For tickets or more information, visit http://kingdomyouthconference.com or https://event.attendstar.com/event/show/kingdom-youth-conference-branson-mo

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  2. First Christian KC VBS - 6:00 pm
    • First Christian Church Kimberling City will host Vacation Bible School June 18 - 22 from 6-8 p.m. each night. Join First Christian for the wildest adventure across the Seven Seas! Come ashore with their "Shipwrecked" crew to discover how Jesus rescues us when all hope seems lost. Make this the best week of the summer at this FREE EVENT for all children 3yrs - 6th grade. The church is located at 5 Hilltop Dr., Kimberling City, MO. Register online at: form.jotform.com/statechamp55/vbs

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Saturday, June 23rd

  1. Missouri Mammals Program - 8:00 am
    • Shepherd of the Hills Conservation Center, 483 Hatchery Road in Branson, will host a Missouri Mammals program on Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Missouri is home to a variety of mammals. Stop by this display to learn more about Missouri mammals. There will be no live animals. For more information, call (417) 334-4865.

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  2. Coffee and Craft Saturday - 9:00 am
    • White River Coffee Company, 200 Lake Street in Rockaway Beach, will host Coffee and Craft Saturday on June 23 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The event will include local crafts and vendors, and live music from 11:00-1:00. For more information or to reserve a vendor table, call 417-598-9722.

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Sunday, June 24th

  1. Honor America - 5:30 pm
    • College of the Ozarks will host its 28th annual Honor America Celebration on the College campus Sunday, June 24, 2018. The public is invited to attend this free event and may bring blankets and lawn chairs for a picnic on the grounds. The fireworks display will take place at sunset.
      Schedule of events
      5:30 — 7:45 p.m. Festivities begin with an old-fashioned, barbeque picnic. Guests may purchase barbeque sandwich meals or items al a carte. Food service closes promptly at 7:45 p.m. for a patriotic program.

      5:30 — 7:30 p.m. Children’s activities will include face painting, balloons, and a craft area where guests can make a thank-you card for Veterans.
      6 p.m. — Musical acts take the stage and feature some of the area’s best acts. Featured entertainment will include the music of Dawson Hollow, The Hunt Family Band, and AYO Voices of Glory.
      8:30 p.m. — The patriotic program begins with the presentation of the colors. The Hard Work U. Concert Band will perform a patriotic program and provide the musical backdrop for the fireworks display that concludes the event.

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Tuesday, June 26th

  1. Substance Misuse Training - 1:00 pm
    • Prescription drug misuse takes its toll on the workplace, impacting both the employer and every employee. Generation Rx Workplace equips employers with the resources needed to educate their workforce to prevent prescription drug misuse. Topics include: Use and misuse of prescription drugs; Possible indicators of use and misuse; ROI for business as a result of prevention; Workplace tools. The substance misuse training is provided by Skaggs Foundation, CoxHealth and the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT). The training will be held Tuesday, June 26, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the conference room at Arrowhead Building Supply in Hollister. Attendance is free but registration is required. Register online at HollisterChamber.net.

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Wednesday, June 27th

  1. FREE Swim Day at AquaPlex - 12:00 pm
    • The Branson Parks & Recreation Department, along with State Park Marina and The Track, are proud to offer free admission to the Branson AquaPlex pool for everyone on Wednesday, June 27 from 12:00 - 6:00pm. This is a first come, first served event as the pool has a “maximum person capacity.” Concessions will be available for sale. Please bring a donation of one non-perishable food item per person.

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Friday, June 29th

  1. Farmers Market/Flea Market - 4:00 pm
    • Galena High School FFA will host a Farmers Market/Flea Market on June 29 from 4-7 p.m. and June 30 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Galena High School parking lot. There will also be a petting zoo with admission of $2. Booth reservations for one day is $10, or $15 for both days. For more information, call 417-761-1446.

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  2. Boomapalooza - 7:00 pm
    • The Branson Ferris Wheel is working with Ripley's Believe It or Not, the Titanic Museum, and the Tribute Theatre to present a fun "neighborhood" blocky party to celebrate Summer in Branson. Boomapalooza will be held on June 29 from 7:00-11:30 p.m. at 3345 W Hwy 76 in Branson. The event will feature live music, food trucks and fireworks and is free to attend. For more information, call 417-334-1612.

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Saturday, June 30th

  1. Farmers Market/Flea Market - 10:00 am
    • Galena High School FFA will host a Farmers Market/Flea Market on June 29 from 4-7 p.m. and June 30 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Galena High School parking lot. There will also be a petting zoo with admission of $2. Booth reservations for one day is $10, or $15 for both days. For more information, call 417-761-1446.

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  2. Galena Fireworks - 5:00 pm
    • The City of Galena will celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, June 30, at Y-Bridge Park on East 4th Street in Galena. The event starts at 5 p.m. with BBQ, music, raffle and more. A fireworks show will start at dusk.

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  3. Fireburst Celebration - 9:00 pm
    • Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce invites the public to celebrate Independence Day at the lake during the 2018 Fireburst Celebration on Saturday, June 30 from 8:30-10:00 p.m.
      Enjoy a professional fireworks display as it erupts directly above the Kimberling City Bridge. Viewing spots include the Kimberling City Shopping Mall and Harter House parking lots as well as near the north end of the bridge over Table Rock Lake. You can also view this event from the deck of a home or resort, or in a boat on the lake. This event fully funded by donations. Call the Chamber office at 417-739-2564 for more information.

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Sunday, July 1st

  1. Jammin' for Jesus - 2:00 pm
    • Jammin' for Jesus will be held Sunday, July 1, at 2:00 p.m. at the Branson Famous Baldknobber's Theatre, 645 South State Highway 165. This month's event will benefit Veterans in Defense of Liberty. Free Admission to Jammin' for Jesus with a donation of personal items (ie. bath and hair products, books, CDs, etc.) to benefit the Veteran's Home. A love offering will also be taken. For more information, call 417-335-0525.

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Tuesday, July 3rd

  1. Liberty Light Up - 7:00 pm
    • Branson Landing's 11th Annual Liberty Light Up will be held on Tuesday, July 3 at 7 p.m. The Liberty Light Up Concert will feature Jason Pritchett & The Steel Horses and be followed by a choreographed Fireworks Display over Lake Taneycomo.

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Wednesday, July 4th

  1. Firecracker 5000 Run - 7:30 am
    • The 18th annual Firecracker 5000 Run will be held at Branson Landing on Wednesday July 4 beginning at 7:30 a.m. Start your Independence Day festivities with a 5k or 10k road race on a flat course along Lake Taneycomo in downtown Branson. There will also be a 1 mile run/walk which covers the distance of the Landing. Please bring a can of food for the Christian Action Ministries food pantry. For more information or to register, visit www.runbranson.com or call 417-239-3002.

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  2. I Pledge Program - 3:00 pm
    • Nettie Marie’s Homemade Ice Cream, located in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, will host its annual I Pledge Program July 4, 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3-5 p.m. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.

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  3. Chateau on the Lake Fireworks - 6:00 pm
    • Chateau on the Lake Resort in Branson will celebrate Independence Day with an outdoor BBQ event, complete with live entertainment. During this 4th of July in Branson event, there will be a grand fireworks finale at dusk. You can view the display by boat on Table Rock Lake, near Moonshine Beach and from Chateau’s public areas.

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  4. Hollister Fireworks - 6:00 pm
    • The City of Hollister will celebrate Independence Day with their 65th Annual Fireworks display and celebration in the park on Wednesday, July 4th. Located in Chad A. Fuqua Memorial Park, beginning at 6:00pm, the evening kicks off with the 6th Annual Little Miss Firecracker Pageant. Contestants in three age groups will demonstrate character, personality and talent as they vie for 2018 Little Miss Firecracker. Complete details, including registration forms, may be found by visiting City Hall at 312 Esplanade Street. At 7:45pm, Premiere Dance Academy will entertain the crowd as they perform their award-winning dances. At 9:15pm, we will look to the sky as Mayor David G. Tate counts down to our hand-lit fireworks show.

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  5. Big Cedar Independence Day Celebration - 9:00 pm
    • Big Cedar Lodge will host an Independence Day Celebration on July 4. Enjoy fireworks on the Big Cedar lawn or via boat on Table Rock Lake. Guests not staying overnight can take advantage of shuttle service from a remote parking lot to the resort for $10 per vehicle. Shuttle access is available from a remote parking lot south of the 86-65 roundabout across from the White Oak Station. No pets or personal fireworks are allowed. No other resort access is available.

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  6. Top of the Rock Fireworks - 9:00 pm
    • Top of the Rock will light-up the night sky with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. Dine at one of their on-site establishments, such as Osage Restaurant, for an optimum vantage point. All visitors can enter through the welcome booth and park in visitor parking for $10 per vehicle. Parking cost can be reimbursed with the equivalent purchase on food, beverages or amenities while at Top of the Rock. Coolers are not permitted. You can also view the fireworks display by boat on Table Rock Lake.

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Thursday, July 5th

  1. I Pledge Program - 3:00 pm
    • Nettie Marie’s Homemade Ice Cream, located in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, will host its annual I Pledge Program July 4, 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3-5 p.m. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.

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Friday, July 6th

  1. Live Music with The Colliers - 7:00 pm
    • White River Coffee Company, 200 Lake Street in Rockaway Beach, will host live music with The Colliers on Friday, July 6, from 7-9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Thursday, July 12th

  1. I Pledge Program - 3:00 pm
    • Nettie Marie’s Homemade Ice Cream, located in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, will host its annual I Pledge Program July 4, 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3-5 p.m. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.

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Tuesday, July 17th

  1. Free Gardening Workshop - 12:00 pm
    • The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be offering free workshops on the third Tuesday of the month again this year starting in April. Workshops will be held from noon - 1 p.m. in the demonstration gardens at the Taney County MU Extension office, 122 Felkins Avenue in Forsyth. Pack a lunch and join them in the garden for casual informative programs. It is an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately for the weather.

      Program topics:
      Tues., April 17 - Companion Planting, presented by Cathy Wolven, Master Gardener Emeritus
      Tues., May 15 - Up-Cycle for Home and Garden, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., June 19 - Garden Plants for Hot Weather, presented by Marsha Whitley, Cedar Creek Nursery
      Tues., July 17 - All About Herbs, presented by Maggie Shank and Norma Ross, Master Gardeners
      Tues., Aug. 21 - Edible Flowers, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., Sept. 18 - Tried and True Plants for the Ozarks, presented by Melissa Jenkins, Cedarbrook Garden Center

      For more information on the individual workshops, call the Taney County MU Extension Center at 417-546-4431.

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Wednesday, July 18th

  1. Free Gardening Program - 10:00 am
    • Master Gardeners of the Ozarks have announced their annual Gardening Program schedule at the Kimberling Area Library for 2018.
      Each year, the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks presents the FREE Programs in cooperation with the Kimberling Area Library Association. This year, each session will be held on the third Wednesday of each month, from April through September. All sessions are in the community room at Kimberling Area Library and are free and open to everyone as part of community education sponsored jointly by the library and Master Gardeners of the Ozarks - volunteers with the University of Missouri Extension.
      Each Session is on Wednesday at 10:00 AM - Community Room - Kimberling Area Library.
      Apr 18 - Passalong Plants-Beauties to Share presented by Marva Ramsey
      May 16 - Right Plant in the Right Place presented by Rita Hlasney
      Jun 20 - Lilium: The True Lilies presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Jul 18 - Gardening for Monarchs & Other Butterflies presented by Tom Riley
      Aug 15 - Caring for the Summer Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Sep 19 - After the Frost-Fall Chores in the Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl

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Thursday, July 19th

  1. Hands-Only CPR Class - 9:00 am
  2. I Pledge Program - 3:00 pm
    • Nettie Marie’s Homemade Ice Cream, located in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, will host its annual I Pledge Program July 4, 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3-5 p.m. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.

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Friday, July 20th

  1. Liberty Plaza Summer Concert Series - 6:00 pm
    • Liberty Plaza, located at 114 W. Pacific in downtown Branson, will host a free summer concert series on select Friday nights in 2018:
      May 18 - Makenna & Brock
      June 15 - The Petersons
      July 20 - Rob MacLean
      August 17 - Praise & Worship Night
      Concerts start at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and pack a picnic, or grab something from the food truck. For more information, call 335-2368.

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  2. Dive-In Movie - 7:30 pm
    • The Branson Parks and Recreation Department will host a Dive-In Movie featuring "Finding Dory" on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the AquaPlex Pool. Bring the whole family for a swim and then stick around for the movie. A special price of $4 per person or $15 max per family. Season passes, coupons and admission from normal swim hours are not eligible for this event. Any patrons at the pool during normal swim hours will have to exit then be re-admitted for this Special Event.

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Saturday, July 21st

  1. Operation Christmas Child Kickoff - 10:00 am
    • An Operation Christmas Child-Christmas in July Missions Mall will be held Saturday, July 21, from 10am - 12pm at Grace Community Assembly, 3101 N Gretna Rd, Branson. The event will be a fun and engaging time of getting equipped at how to make great shoeboxes and increase shoebox participation. There will be games, snacks and prize drawings as well. A past shoebox recipient, Désiré Nana, will share his testimony. Désiré grew up in a poor family of nine in Burkina Faso, West Africa. He walked three miles each way to school every day, often searching for discarded food along the way. Désiré received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift at the age of eight. To RSVP: email stepholloway@yahoo.com.

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Wednesday, July 25th

  1. FREE Swim Day at AquaPlex - 12:00 pm
    • The Branson Parks & Recreation Department, along with State Park Marina and The Track, are proud to offer free admission to the Branson AquaPlex pool for everyone on Wednesday, June 25 from 12:00 - 6:00pm. This is a first come, first served event as the pool has a “maximum person capacity.” Concessions will be available for sale. Please bring a donation of one non-perishable food item per person.

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Thursday, July 26th

  1. I Pledge Program - 3:00 pm
    • Nettie Marie’s Homemade Ice Cream, located in the Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks, will host its annual I Pledge Program July 4, 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 3-5 p.m. Kids 12 and under will be rewarded with a free scoop of ice cream in exchange for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance by memory.

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Sunday, August 5th

  1. Back to School Bash - 5:00 pm
    • The 11th annual Back to School Bash will be held on Sunday, August 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex. This free community event supplies backpacks filled with school supplies for Taney and Stone County children & youth. Other activities include giant inflatables, games, swimming, professional motorcross show, Promised Land Petting Zoo, non-profit booths, eye exams, food, frisbees, crafts, face painting, balloon animals, climbing walls and more. This event is hosted by the First Baptist Church of Branson with many community sponsors. If you’d like to be a sponsor, or would like more information on this event, please contact the First Baptist Church office at 417-334-7437 or visit www.fbcbranson.com.

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Friday, August 10th

  1. Movie in the Park - 8:00 pm
    • The Branson Parks and Recreation Department will host a Movie in the Park featuring "Cars 3" on Friday, August 10, 2018 at the RecPlex. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a night of FREE fun at the RecPlex. The movie will begin at dusk on the soccer fields.

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Monday, August 13th

  1. Night of the Tiger - 6:00 pm
    • The Hollister School District will host the 4th annual Night of the Tiger on Monday, August 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the High School football field and FEMA gym. This is a free community event featuring health services, community outreach, safety, school supplies, entertainment, food and more. For more information, call 417-243-4000 or email bwilson@hollisterschools.com.

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Wednesday, August 15th

  1. Free Gardening Program - 10:00 am
    • Master Gardeners of the Ozarks have announced their annual Gardening Program schedule at the Kimberling Area Library for 2018.
      Each year, the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks presents the FREE Programs in cooperation with the Kimberling Area Library Association. This year, each session will be held on the third Wednesday of each month, from April through September. All sessions are in the community room at Kimberling Area Library and are free and open to everyone as part of community education sponsored jointly by the library and Master Gardeners of the Ozarks - volunteers with the University of Missouri Extension.
      Each Session is on Wednesday at 10:00 AM - Community Room - Kimberling Area Library.
      Apr 18 - Passalong Plants-Beauties to Share presented by Marva Ramsey
      May 16 - Right Plant in the Right Place presented by Rita Hlasney
      Jun 20 - Lilium: The True Lilies presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Jul 18 - Gardening for Monarchs & Other Butterflies presented by Tom Riley
      Aug 15 - Caring for the Summer Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Sep 19 - After the Frost-Fall Chores in the Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl

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Friday, August 17th

  1. Liberty Plaza Summer Concert Series - 6:00 pm
    • Liberty Plaza, located at 114 W. Pacific in downtown Branson, will host a free summer concert series on select Friday nights in 2018:
      May 18 - Makenna & Brock
      June 15 - The Petersons
      July 20 - Rob MacLean
      August 17 - Praise & Worship Night
      Concerts start at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and pack a picnic, or grab something from the food truck. For more information, call 335-2368.

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Tuesday, August 21st

  1. Free Gardening Workshop - 12:00 pm
    • The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be offering free workshops on the third Tuesday of the month again this year starting in April. Workshops will be held from noon - 1 p.m. in the demonstration gardens at the Taney County MU Extension office, 122 Felkins Avenue in Forsyth. Pack a lunch and join them in the garden for casual informative programs. It is an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately for the weather.

      Program topics:
      Tues., April 17 - Companion Planting, presented by Cathy Wolven, Master Gardener Emeritus
      Tues., May 15 - Up-Cycle for Home and Garden, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., June 19 - Garden Plants for Hot Weather, presented by Marsha Whitley, Cedar Creek Nursery
      Tues., July 17 - All About Herbs, presented by Maggie Shank and Norma Ross, Master Gardeners
      Tues., Aug. 21 - Edible Flowers, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., Sept. 18 - Tried and True Plants for the Ozarks, presented by Melissa Jenkins, Cedarbrook Garden Center

      For more information on the individual workshops, call the Taney County MU Extension Center at 417-546-4431.

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Thursday, August 23rd

  1. Hands-Only CPR Class - 1:00 pm

Monday, September 3rd

  1. Doggie Dive-In Swim - 6:00 pm
    • Bring your furry four legged friend to take a dip at the Branson Aquaplex on Monday, September 3 (Labor Day) from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Dogs can play fetch, wade around in the shallow end or jump off the diving board for their favorite toy. Owners are responsible for doggy messes and every dog must have at least one handler. All dogs must be on a leash. $8 fee includes entry for one dog and one human companion. $2/additional human. Register before Sept 1 and pay $6. Visit http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com for a registration form.

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Wednesday, September 5th

  1. Grant Writing Workshop
    • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health (OMH), and CoxHealth invite you to a 2 ½ day FREE hands-on grant writing workshop called "Vision, Design, and Capacity." The workshop will provide information on logic models, components of a grant, evaluation methods, SMART objectives, work plans and more.
      The workshop will be held September 5-7, 2018, at OTC Table Rock Campus in Hollister.

      Space is limited to the first 45 participants. Participants who guarantee their ability to attend the entire workshop, without interruptions, will be given preference.
      To register go to https://branson_vdc.eventbrite.com

      For more information, contact Richard Overcast at 816-426-5227 or at rovercast@hrsa.gov.

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Saturday, September 15th

  1. Community Garage Sale - 7:00 am
    • The Branson RecPlex will host a Community Garage Sale on Saturday, September 15 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the RecPlex parking lot. Cost is $15 to rent an 18ft x 18ft booth space. Set up is at 6:00 a.m. All spaces are pre-assigned and given at check-in. No one will be allowed to set-up after 7:00 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Registration forms can be found online: Garage Sale Registration Form or at the RecPlex Front Desk. Registrations can be made over the phone (if paying with a card) or in-person at the RecPlex Front Desk. Call 417-335-2368 or visit http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com for more details. No entry fee for shoppers.

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Tuesday, September 18th

  1. Free Gardening Workshop - 12:00 pm
    • The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be offering free workshops on the third Tuesday of the month again this year starting in April. Workshops will be held from noon - 1 p.m. in the demonstration gardens at the Taney County MU Extension office, 122 Felkins Avenue in Forsyth. Pack a lunch and join them in the garden for casual informative programs. It is an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately for the weather.

      Program topics:
      Tues., April 17 - Companion Planting, presented by Cathy Wolven, Master Gardener Emeritus
      Tues., May 15 - Up-Cycle for Home and Garden, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., June 19 - Garden Plants for Hot Weather, presented by Marsha Whitley, Cedar Creek Nursery
      Tues., July 17 - All About Herbs, presented by Maggie Shank and Norma Ross, Master Gardeners
      Tues., Aug. 21 - Edible Flowers, presented by Marie Ewing, Master Gardener
      Tues., Sept. 18 - Tried and True Plants for the Ozarks, presented by Melissa Jenkins, Cedarbrook Garden Center

      For more information on the individual workshops, call the Taney County MU Extension Center at 417-546-4431.

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Wednesday, September 19th

  1. Free Gardening Program - 10:00 am
    • Master Gardeners of the Ozarks have announced their annual Gardening Program schedule at the Kimberling Area Library for 2018.
      Each year, the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks presents the FREE Programs in cooperation with the Kimberling Area Library Association. This year, each session will be held on the third Wednesday of each month, from April through September. All sessions are in the community room at Kimberling Area Library and are free and open to everyone as part of community education sponsored jointly by the library and Master Gardeners of the Ozarks - volunteers with the University of Missouri Extension.
      Each Session is on Wednesday at 10:00 AM - Community Room - Kimberling Area Library.
      Apr 18 - Passalong Plants-Beauties to Share presented by Marva Ramsey
      May 16 - Right Plant in the Right Place presented by Rita Hlasney
      Jun 20 - Lilium: The True Lilies presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Jul 18 - Gardening for Monarchs & Other Butterflies presented by Tom Riley
      Aug 15 - Caring for the Summer Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl
      Sep 19 - After the Frost-Fall Chores in the Garden presented by Kathryn Kufahl

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Friday, October 12th

  1. Movie in the Park - 6:00 pm
    • The Branson Parks and Recreation Department will host a Movie in the Park featuring "Goosebumps" on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Liberty Plaza in downtown Branson. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a night of FREE fun at Liberty Plaza. The movie will begin at dusk.

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