The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood and platelet shortage and must collect 10,000 additional blood products each week over the next month for the blood supply to recover and meet hospital and patient needs. Donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors are urged to make an […]
Join the American Red Cross for 20 minutes via Teams online or by phone for a Volunteer Fair all from the comfort and safety of your home. This is a great opportunity to learn: • The many different volunteer opportunities that exist for nearly anyone’s schedule and desire to help the local community • How […]
Back by popular demand, listen to Carter and Connelly fill the nature center with songs and stories about Missouri’s streams and their lives outdoors in the Heartland. This musical duo has been entertaining audiences in southern Illinois and southeast Missouri for decades, why not join the fun? This is a perfect evening for the whole […]
Deck the halls with boughs of holly…the holidays are just around the corner and we’re in the mood to decorate! We’ll use nature’s resources to create wonderful winter wreaths, swags, and garlands. You provide a grapevine wreath (you choose the size and shape you want), and we’ll provide everything else to do your decorating. Grapevine […]
Discover the importance of Missouri reptiles and amphibians and see what it takes to keep our education animals happy and healthy. Bring your family and watch as we introduce and feed several different reptiles and amphibians.
Cape Girardeau – Each year when temperatures drop, local service agencies and concerned citizens struggle to find temporary housing for the homeless. This year multiple organizations are working together to create a well-defined plan to provide overnight shelter at The Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau during extreme winter weather. Volunteers interested in helping must take […]
Breakfast With Santa Saturday, December 10, 2022, 8:30 am – 10:30 am Shawnee Park Center Who is ready to tell Santa what is on your Christmas list and have a yummy breakfast of donuts, muffins, biscuits and gravy, milk or juice at the same time?! Santa is making a special visit to the Shawnee Park […]
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt Friday, December 9, 2022, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Shawnee Park Center Ages 2+ Did you hear the latest news out of the North Pole?! A certain someone has left candy canes all over the grounds of Shawnee Park. Bring your flashlights and help us find them! When you arrive at […]
Riverfront Cleanup Saturday, December 3, 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cape Girardeau Riverfront Registration period: September 16 – December 3 Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022 2:00 pm – Saturday, December 3, 2022 4:00 pm Location: Riverfront Park Let’s work together to keep our river clean! Come lend a helping hand and take part in […]
S.T.A.R. Christmas Wonderland Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 4-H Building in Arena Park Come make ornaments, have hot chocolate, meet Santa, put up the tree and dance with friends! We will see you December 1st, 2022 at the 4-H Building in Arena Park from 6PM-8PM!