Local Events

Tomorrow

  1. Hands-Only CPR Class - 9:00 am
  2. Cox College Informational Meeting - 11:30 am
    • CoxHealth announced that it is opening a satellite campus of Cox College in Branson, on the campus of Cox Medical Center Branson, in order to address the need for more nurses. At this time, the program will only offer Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) courses, and the classes will be offered on nights and weekends. It's hoped that the program will expand in the future to include other degrees as well. Ten students will begin classes in January of 2021. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2020. The public is invited to an informational meeting about the new program on January 23 at 11:30 a.m. in the Redbud Room at Cox Branson.

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Friday, January 24th

  1. Blood Drive - 12:00 pm
    • The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Friday, Jan. 24 from 12 - 5 p.m., at Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic Church Parish Center, 202 Vaughn Drive, Branson.
      Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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Sunday, January 26th

  1. GUMI CAMP USA Benefit - 2:00 pm
    • A benefit event for GUMI CAMP USA will be held on Sunday, January 26 from 2-4 p.m. at the Little Opry Theatre located inside the IMAX Entertainment Complex on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway in Branson. Admission is one non-perishable food item to support veterans. The event will include music provided by Tim Hadler and the band, an auction of more than 50 items, cash prizes and finger food. A love offering will also be taken. GUMI CAMP USA is a healing retreat for American Veterans located in Cedarcreek near Branson. GUMI stands for Glad U Made It.

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Monday, January 27th

  1. Blood Drive - 9:00 am
    • Reeds Spring High School will host a community blood drive on Monday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the auxiliary gym. Every donor will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt and can score LifePoints from Community Blood Center of the Ozarks.  If you would like to donate, you may show up the day of the blood drive, or you can make an appointment through the CBCO Quick Pass.

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Wednesday, January 29th

  1. FIGS Community Forum - 9:00 am
    • The Taney County Health Department will be hosting community forums to get community feedback on the new Food Inspection Grading System (FIGS) for the counties food establishments. Public input is being sought for the design and implementation process. Come ready with ideas and feedback. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the forum. These are come and go forums, so you can stay as long as you need between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM at any forum. Community Forum Dates: Forsyth – Location: Taney County Health Department. 15479 US Highway 160, Forsyth, MO 65653 When: January 29, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Hollister – Location: City of Hollister City Hall 312 Esplanade Dr, Hollister, MO 65672 When: January 30, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Branson – Location: City of Branson City Hall 110 W Maddux St # 210, Branson, MO 65616 When: February 3, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

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  2. Blood Drive - 9:30 am
    • The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at Our Lady Of The Cove Catholic Church, 20 Kimberling Blvd, Kimberling City.
      Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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Thursday, January 30th

  1. S of O Open House - 8:00 am
    • School of the Ozarks is hosting an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 30, beginning promptly at 8 a.m. in the Lower School Commons in the Youngman Agriculture Center on the campus of College of the Ozarks. Prospective students, along with their parents and families, and anyone interested in learning more about S of O are encouraged to attend the Open House. A brief explanation of classical Christian education will be given and how it is implemented at School of the Ozarks. Families who attend will be able to observe Lower School memory time, take a tour of the facilities, and receive an application for the 2020-2021 school year. Applications will not be available before the Open House. Limited spots are available for the upcoming fall 2020 school year for the following grades: 

      • Kindergarten – 16 openings 
      • First Grade – 5 openings 
      • Second Grade – 0 openings 
      • Third Grade – 1 openings 
      • Fourth Grade – 1 openings 
      • Fifth Grade – 0 openings 
      • Sixth Grade – 0 openings 
      • Seventh Grade – 4 openings 
      • Eighth Grade – 0 openings 
      • Ninth Grade – 2 openings* 
      • Tenth Grade – 1 openings* 
      • Eleventh Grade – 2 opening** 
      • Twelfth Grade – 1 openings** 

      * Priority consideration given to students who have either attended a classical Christian school or used the Classical Conversations homeschool curriculum. ** Preference given to applicants who have either attended a classical Christian school or used the Classical Conversations homeschool curriculum. For additional information, contact the Lower School at (417) 690-2380. 

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  2. FIGS Community Forum - 9:00 am
    • The Taney County Health Department will be hosting community forums to get community feedback on the new Food Inspection Grading System (FIGS) for the counties food establishments. Public input is being sought for the design and implementation process. Come ready with ideas and feedback. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the forum. These are come and go forums, so you can stay as long as you need between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM at any forum. Community Forum Dates: Forsyth – Location: Taney County Health Department. 15479 US Highway 160, Forsyth, MO 65653 When: January 29, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Hollister – Location: City of Hollister City Hall 312 Esplanade Dr, Hollister, MO 65672 When: January 30, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Branson – Location: City of Branson City Hall 110 W Maddux St # 210, Branson, MO 65616 When: February 3, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

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Saturday, February 1st

  1. Book Reading and Craft - 10:30 am
    • Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure in Branson is partnering with Taneyhills Community Library to present a live book reading and craft for kids on Saturday February 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the library, located at 200 S. Fourth Street in Branson. Families can come and enjoy a free, fun, and educational library event, which will last about an hour. Kids will also receive a light snack and juice.

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Sunday, February 2nd

  1. “Bible-Fires” Rally with Dr. Cecil Todd - 10:00 am
    • A “BIBLE-FIRES” RALLY with Dr. Cecil Todd, is coming to Lakewood Church of the Ozarks in Branson West, Missouri, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., according to Cecil W. Todd, the host Senior Pastor and the youngest son of Dr. Todd. Dr. Todd is the Founder and President of the world-wide ministry of Revival Fires, headquartered in Branson West.“The purpose of this “BIBLE FIRES” rally is to provide Bible for our nations armed forces, according to Pastor Cecil. The message by Dr. Todd is, “When God said ‘Go’…Jonah said, ‘No!’”Lakewood Church of the Ozarks is located at 19585 State Hwy. 413, in Branson West. Everyone is welcome

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Monday, February 3rd

  1. FIGS Community Forum - 9:00 am
    • The Taney County Health Department will be hosting community forums to get community feedback on the new Food Inspection Grading System (FIGS) for the counties food establishments. Public input is being sought for the design and implementation process. Come ready with ideas and feedback. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the forum. These are come and go forums, so you can stay as long as you need between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM at any forum. Community Forum Dates: Forsyth – Location: Taney County Health Department. 15479 US Highway 160, Forsyth, MO 65653 When: January 29, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Hollister – Location: City of Hollister City Hall 312 Esplanade Dr, Hollister, MO 65672 When: January 30, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Branson – Location: City of Branson City Hall 110 W Maddux St # 210, Branson, MO 65616 When: February 3, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

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Saturday, February 8th

  1. Mother Son Event - 1:00 pm
    • The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its second annual Mother Son Event at Big Cedar’s Fun Mountain, located on Devil’s Pool Rd in Ridgedale, on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for mothers, grandmothers, aunts, stepmothers and other guardians to spend an afternoon or evening doing all sorts of fun activities with the special boy(s) in their life. There are two sessions available: ·         Session 1 -- 1:00-3:00 p.m. (check-in at 12:45pm) ·         Session 2 -- 3:30-5:30 p.m. (check-in at 3:15pm) This event is for boys who are 5-years-old and older. The cost is $15 per person and includes bowling, laser tag, bumper cars, climbing walls and a $10 arcade game card. Light refreshments will also be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.    You can register online or in-person at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy. To register online for this event, please visit https://secure.rec1.com/MO/branson-mo/catalog. For more information or questions, please contact the Branson RecPlex at 417-335-2368 or visit http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com/777/Mother-Son-Event.

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  2. Mother Son Event - 3:30 pm
    • The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its second annual Mother Son Event at Big Cedar’s Fun Mountain, located on Devil’s Pool Rd in Ridgedale, on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for mothers, grandmothers, aunts, stepmothers and other guardians to spend an afternoon or evening doing all sorts of fun activities with the special boy(s) in their life. There are two sessions available: ·         Session 1 -- 1:00-3:00 p.m. (check-in at 12:45pm) ·         Session 2 -- 3:30-5:30 p.m. (check-in at 3:15pm) This event is for boys who are 5-years-old and older. The cost is $15 per person and includes bowling, laser tag, bumper cars, climbing walls and a $10 arcade game card. Light refreshments will also be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.    You can register online or in-person at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy. To register online for this event, please visit https://secure.rec1.com/MO/branson-mo/catalog. For more information or questions, please contact the Branson RecPlex at 417-335-2368 or visit http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com/777/Mother-Son-Event.

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  3. Father Daughter Dance - 6:30 pm
    • The Branson Parks & Recreation Department will host its ninth annual Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Branson RecPlex, located at 1501 Branson Hills Pkwy. The event is designed to provide a fun and exciting opportunity for dads, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles and other guardians to make memories with the special girl(s) in their lives. This event is for girls who are 4-years-old and up and will include dancing and music provided by a live DJ, light refreshments, games and door prizes. The cost is $12 person and includes a professional photograph taken by SwiftShots.   You can register online or in-person at the Branson RecPlex. To register online for this event, please visit https://secure.rec1.com/MO/branson-mo/catalog. For more information or questions, please contact the Branson RecPlex at 417-335-2368 or visit http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com/728/Father-Daughter-Dance.

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Monday, February 10th

  1. Cox Hiring Open House - 4:00 pm
    • Cox Medical Center Branson will host a Hiring Open House on Monday, February 10, from 4–6 p.m.  Meet leaders, apply for positions and learn about career opportunities at Cox Medical Center Branson. The event will be held in the Tree Rooms. Call 417-335-7268 for more information.

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Thursday, February 13th

  1. Blood Drive - 11:00 am
    • The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on February 13 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., at Walmart, 1101 Branson Hills Parkway, Branson.
      Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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Monday, February 24th

  1. TreeKeepers Orientation - 4:00 pm
    • The Branson Parks & Recreation Department announces a new program known as TreeKeepers for citizens who are interested in becoming more knowledgeable about urban tree planting and tree care and to help beautify the Branson community. This program will offer volunteers an opportunity to take part in hands-on and classroom presentations led by experienced staff, as well as assisting the Parks Department with tree planting, watering, pruning and other basic tree care.  TreeKeepers will also play a vital role in reforestation efforts and community education on the benefits of trees. This program will consist of meeting for 2 hours each month (March through December) to assist with tree projects in various City parks and trails.  To learn more about the TreeKeepers program, please attend an informal drop-in orientation that is scheduled for Monday, February 24, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the Branson Community Center, located at 201 Compton Dr. Volunteers will also be encouraged to attend a training seminar on Thursday, February 27, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. This scheduled training will include presentations by several distinguished arborists including retired Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Forester Duane Parker, former MDC Urban Forester and Ecologist Perry Eckhart and MDC Resource Forester, Stephen Short.  For more information on this program or other Parks volunteer programs, contact Landscape Specialist Amy Jackson at 417-337-8568 or visit our website at http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com/673/Volunteer-Opportunities and click on the flyer.

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Thursday, February 27th

  1. Limitless Conference
    • Sword Ministries will host the Limitless Conference February 27 - March 1 at Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center, 3050 Green Mountain Dr, Branson. Featured speakers will include Dr. Caroline Leaf, Prophet Russell Walden, and Revivalist Warren Hunter. For more information, visit https://www.swordministries.org/limitless

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  2. Hands-Only CPR Class - 9:00 am

Thursday, March 26th

  1. Hands-Only CPR Class - 9:00 am