Upcoming Events

June 23:  Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) is pleased to present the 3rd Annual LUNAFEST festival in Springfield on Sunday, June 23 at the Springfield Art Museum. Join us for a lovely afternoon of food, films, friends, and discussion, benefiting OACAC programs and projects along......

June 2: Calling all Springfield Cardinals Fans! When you buy your June 2 game tickets from us, a portion of the sales will support the OACAC programs and projects serving our communities. Take a look at these great game day promotions: • The first 2,000......

July 18: Hang out with Buddy the Elf and the Griswold family for an evening! HO, HO, HOT weather is perfect for our first ever Christmas in July at the iconic Sunset Drive-In in Aurora! Join us for back to back screenings of holiday favorites,......

May is Community Action Month and 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of our Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program. Neighborhood Centers in each of the 10 counties we serve will host an Open House and you are cordially invited to join us in celebration. Some......

June 23:  Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) is pleased to present the 3rd Annual LUNAFEST festival in Springfield on Sunday, June 23 at the Springfield Art Museum. Join us for a lovely afternoon of food, films, friends, and discussion, benefiting OACAC programs and projects along......

May is Community Action Month and 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of our Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program. Neighborhood Centers in each of the 10 counties we serve will host an Open House and you are cordially invited to join us in celebration. Some......

When you eat at The Pitch Pizza & Pub during Community Action Month (May), you can opt to round your bill up and/or buy a package of delicious sugar cookies and proceeds will benefit children, seniors, individuals, families, and community across Southwest Missouri. The Pitch......

May is Community Action Month and 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of our Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program. Neighborhood Centers in each of the 10 counties we serve will host an Open House and you are cordially invited to join us in celebration. Some......

Calling all current & former OACAC Head Start staff! Connect or reconnect with your Head Start friends and family at the Head Start Staff Reunion Potluck. When: August 11, 2019 from 11am – 2pm Where: Restoration Church, 910 West Battlefield in Springfield Bring your own......

Previous Events

April 17: In anticipation of Avengers: Endgame release, Finnegan’s Wake will be hosting Marvel Cinematic Universe Trivia Night on Wednesday, April 17th at 7pm to benefit the OACAC Greene County Center Emergency Fund. Door cover is $5 or three items from OACAC’s wish list. Wish......

Third time’s a charm, as they say. The Pitching Poverty DIY Stove Top cover event has been rescheduled for 3/27. Our thanks to Beautiful Fight Woodworking and The Pitch Pizza and Pub for working with us to get another date on the calendar. Our many......

April 19: Chili + Bingo = a groovy 70’s themed 2nd Annual Chilingo on Friday, April 19! Players receive three bingo cards, all you can eat chili, a dessert and drink, unlimited fun, and the chance at winning great prices. Adults of all ages are......

Join the Homestead Pickers on Friday, March 8 for an evening of bluegrass, gospel, and country music, along with good old fashioned humor and entertainment. Since 1996, the band, composed of Greg Bailey, Greg Becker, Danny Eakin and Walt Morrison, has performed at the McHaffie......

Due to inclement weather, we have rescheduled the make and take stove top cover event for Wednesday, Feb. 27. Thanks for understanding! Details other than the date remain the same, as listed below. Join OACAC, Beautiful Fight Woodworking and The Pitch Pizza and Pub on......

This Christmas you can keep a family in the Ozarks from becoming homeless! [email protected] & City Utilities of Springfield, MO have once again teamed up for Share The Light – to benefit Project Share, administered by OACAC Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation, which helps struggling families with utility payments......

Stop by Panera Bread on Saturday, Nov. 24 between 4-8pm for a delicious meal or a sweet treat and support OACAC programs helping people move from poverty to empowered self-sufficiency. Located at 1570 E. Battlefield in the Galleria Shopping Center, across from Battlefield Mall, Panera......

Do you love Monopoly? Don’t miss the 10th Annual Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament on October 13, 2018 at the Best Western Branson Inn & Conference Center, next to Silver Dollar City . This event draws people from around the country to play, in benefit of......

Do you love Monopoly? Don’t miss the 10th Annual Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament on October 13, 2018 at the Best Western Branson Inn & Conference Center, next to Silver Dollar City . This event draws people from around the country to play, in benefit of......

The 5th Annual Scavenger Hunt is coming to Marshfield on Saturday, July 14. Team registration opens at 9:30am at the Webster County Fairgrounds, and the race begins at 10:00am. Teams can be 1-4 people and, back by popular demand, the team voted to have the......