Upcoming Events

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 to the wildly creative, there will be no shortage of varieties......

Come see us at the Bags for Change Bash and Volunteer Fair on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11am – 2pm. Lucky’s Market is located at 3333 S. Glenstone in Springfield....

Rock the House! is a benefit concert supporting those experiencing poverty in the Ozarks hosted by Brentwood Christian Church. All proceeds benefit the following organizations serving the most vulnerable members of our community: Eden Village, The Kitchen/Rare Breed, Harmony House, Victory Mission, and the OACAC......

Do you love Monopoly? Don’t miss the 11th Annual Ozark Mountain Monopoly Tournament on October 12, 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......

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 to the wildly creative, there will be no shortage of varieties......

Previous Events

Queen City Shout starts today, August 21 and runs through Sunday. This five day multistage, multimedia extravaganza is Springfield’s largest annual festival celebrating area music, film & art, all to benefit poverty relief in the Ozarks through several organizations, including OACAC. Venues include White River,......

Tuesday, Aug. 13 is a busy day back to school or getting ready for back to school for local students, families, and educators. Treat yourself to a great lunch in or relax and celebrate the day with a delicious dinner without having to leave the......

August 21-25: Queen City Shout returns for a five day multistage, multimedia extravaganza. QCS is Springfield’s largest annual festival celebrating area music, film & art, all to benefit poverty relief in the Ozarks through several organizations, including OACAC. Venues include White River, Moon City Pub,......

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......

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......

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......