Upcoming Events

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: Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 11am – 2pm Where: Restoration Church, 910 West Battlefield in Springfield Bring your......

When: Thursday, July 18 (rain date is July 25) 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 historic Aurora Sunset Drive-In! Join us for back......

Oh Mac! & Cheese Fest tickets are on sale at Eventbrite! All the cheesy, creamy delicious mac & cheese you can dream of will be under one roof at Relics Event Center this November. It’s sure to be a “gouda” time! From the deliciously classic......

Do you love Monopoly? Don’t miss the 11th Annual Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament on October 19, 2019 at the Best Western Branson Inn & Conference Center, next to Silver Dollar City. This event draws players from around the country, in benefit of the OACAC Stone......

Previous Events

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......

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......

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......

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......

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......