Friday Five: 417's Best Events 8/7- 8/13

Give More Than You Take

Have you been wanting to get more involved in your community, or hear from local business leaders, or give to a good cause? Well in this week's Friday Five we have you covered. It is going to be another great weekend in the Ozarks!

What's Happening This Week?

Womens build

Women Build 2020 - Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO

Where: Locations Vary ( link at the bottom to sign up)

When: Now Through September 26, 2020 - Wednesday-Saturday from 9 AM - 4 PM (4 our shifts)

Habitat for Humanity's Women Build program provides an opportunity for women to take a proactive step in serving their community. Volunteers work under the guidance of construction professionals, and alongside other volunteers and future Habitat homeowners. Whether you are learning new skills or simply adding a few to your tool belt, this is a rewarding experience for all involved and improves the community that you share. No experience necessary!

" We are reviewing volunteer opportunities on a week by week basis. Please contact us at with any questions.*"

Register Online here!

Biz 417

Biz 417's B-School: 10 for The Next 10

Where: Virtual - Zoom Link

When: Thursday, August 13 @ 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

"Take a look into 417-land's future at Biz 417’s Virtual B-School presented by OTC Center for Workforce Development. Hear firsthand from up-and-coming local leaders who have been working to connect rural areas to high-speed internet, educate our children during a pandemic and beautify downtown Springfield. Register now for free."

Register online here!


Go Grey for World Elephant Day

Where: Dickerson Park Zoo, 1401 West Norton Rd, Springfield, MO

When: Wednesday, August 12th from 9 AM - 5 PM

"$2 off general admission (no other coupons or discounts applied) for guests wearing grey on Wednesday, August 12, in honor of Asian elephants.
3:00 Elephant Bath time (shared live on Facebook)"


Endless Mimosa & Bloody Mary's Saturday

Where: The Vineyard Market, 1759 West St Hwy J, Ozark, MO

When: Saturday, August 8th from 10:30 AM - 2 PM

"Endless Mimosas every Saturday morning 10:30 -2 PM. Join us for a great brunch too!"


Rug Hooking Basics

Where: Freakin' Antiquin' Vintage Market, 2259 E Bennett, Springfield, MO

When: Sunday, August 9th @ 1:30 PM

The kit and instructions are included for $65, but please bring scissors! A second class to finish/bind your rug is included two weeks later on a Thursday evening.

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