Isesaki gardeners bring skills to Springfield

Five gardeners from Isesaki, Japan visited Springfield from Wednesday-Sunday, October 25-29, 2017 as part of the delegation to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Springfield and…

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Japanese delegation visits Springfield

Wednesday-Sunday, October 25-29, 2017 We enjoyed a meaningful visit from friends from Isesaki, Japan who helped us celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Springfield and Isesaki.…

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Friends of the Garden trip to Tlaquepaque

February 5-12, 2018 $2,900 per person Please join us and Friends of the Garden (FOG) for a trip to our sister city in Tlaquepaque, Mexico! Enjoy accommodations at a beautiful boutique…

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Cindy Jobe honored with prestigious Ozzie Award

Our Executive Director, Cindy Jobe, received the prestigious Individual Ozzie Award at the Flights of Fancy ceremony held at the Springfield-Branson National Airport on Saturday, October 14. The Ozzie Awards…

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Thank you for a great Taste 2017!

The 2017 Taste of Tlaquepaque event was one of the best yet thanks to a great guest list and some amazing partnerships! The fundraiser was held on Friday, October 13…

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Mexican Delegation Visits Springfield

Thursday-Tuesday, October 12-17, 2017 We had a fabulous weekend promoting our mission of "peace through people" with our friends visiting Springfield from Tlaquepaque, Mexico! The seven delegates arrived at the…

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Tacos and Tunes

Monday, October 16 from 10:30am-Noon Central Bank and Central Trust Parking Lot 3333 S. National Ave. Join us for a free concert by the band visiting Springfield from our sister…

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Isesaki 30th Anniversary Dedication

Tree Planting Ceremony Saturday, October 28 at 10am Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden Please join us and our friends from Isesaki for a tree planting ceremony and dedication of the 30th…

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Taste of Tlaquepaque

"Dia de los Muertos" Day of the Dead Friday, October 13, 2017 at 6pm Oasis Convention Center Please join us and our friends from Tlaquepaque for a unique and respectful celebration…

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