Kite Festival

2011 Cherry Blossom Kite Festival on March 27

Published on March 12th, 2011 | by ssca

Updated event: Sunday, March 27, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden in Nathanael Greene/Close Park 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO Come out and celebrate the season’s opening of the Mizumoto Japanese [&hellip... Read More


Kite Festival

Photos from 2010 Cherry Blossom Kite Festival

Published on March 11th, 2011 | by ssca

As part of our continuing partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, SSCA hosts the Cherry Blossom Kite Festival the last weekend in March every year to celebrate the season’s opening of the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll [&hellip... Read More


Annual Meeting

2011 Annual Membership Celebration announced

Published on January 21st, 2011 | by ssca

Friday, March 11th, 6:30 p.m. at Historic Firehouse #2 101 East Commercial Street Food, drink and entertainment provided! Get all the latest SSCA news, and bid on goodies in our Silent Auction fund-raiser. You must be [&hellip... Read More


Galleries

Kellswater band performs at Isesaki Festival

Published on December 4th, 2010 | by ssca

First class travel experience to Isesaki for band members by Bob Stephens There is no travel as exciting and immersing as Sister Cities home stays. Instead of staying in anonymous, internationally-identical hotels, our Sister Cities trips [&hellip... Read More


Galleries

Supercharge Wins Service Award, Sings “Lump”

Published on November 24th, 2010 | by ssca

Update: SuperCharge will not be going to Isesaki in August, 2011. Please see their statement regarding cancellation and donations towards this trip. George, Ben, Brock & Sam of Supercharge were recently awarded the Youth 4 Youth [&hellip... Read More


Isesaki News

Boy Band Heads to Isesaki

Published on November 24th, 2010 | by ssca

and needs your help! Update: SuperCharge will not be going to Isesaki in August, 2011. Please see their statement regarding cancellation and donations towards this trip. The band Supercharge will take their act international, as this [&hellip... Read More


Isesaki News

Help Supercharge go to Japan!

Published on November 1st, 2010 | by ssca

Update: SuperCharge will not be going to Isesaki in August, 2011. Please see their statement regarding cancellation and donations towards this trip. Supercharge, a popular band of Springfield 12-to-14-year- olds, has been chosen to go to [&hellip... Read More


Tlaquepaque News

Paco Padilla to perform at Sister City Plaza

Published on October 26th, 2010 | by ssca

Paco Padilla, famous folk singer from our sister city Tlaquepaque, Mexico, will arrive in Springfield for a special performance at the dedication ceremony for the new Sister Cities Plaza. The Mayor of Springfield Jim O’Neal of [&hellip... Read More


Galleries

Quiet Moments during the Japanese Fall Festival

Published on October 8th, 2010 | by ssca

With all the excitement of performances, games, and crafts at the Japanese Fall Festival, it sometimes is forgotten that there are many quiet, beautiful, and touching moments during the festival. Here's a photo gallery of quiet moments captured by the camera of artist Russ RuBert... Read More


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