MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- Aug. 26 to 27, 2016
Ellis Fischel Cancer Symposium: Current Perspectives in Multi-Disciplinary Cancer Care
- Sept. 6 to 7, 2016
Agribusiness & Policy Symposium
- Sept. 15, 2016
4th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
- Sept. 15, 2016
19th Annual Conference for Office and Clinic Nurses and Office Support Staff
- Sept. 26 to 30, 2016
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 3 Fall 2016
- Sept. 26 to 27, 2016
- Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2016
12th Annual Health Ethics - DigiHealth 2016: Health Ethics and Storytelling in a Digital Age
- Oct. 2 to 7, 2016
17th International Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy 2016
- Oct. 13, 2016
Missouri Tech Expo 2016
- Oct. 14 to 15, 2016
23rd Perioperative Clinical Update
- Oct. 27, 2016
2nd Perinatal Conference
This event has been canceled.
Garden Inspired Writing Retreat (Session 3 of 8)
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon
Start in the atrium of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...
Experience nature and be inspired by the beauty of the gardens. This retreat is for anyone who wants to be more creative whether you like journal writing, poetry, fiction, non-fiction or news writing. No prior writing experience is needed. Bring a lawn chair and your own writing tools. Attend one session, or all four. Enjoy the burst of creativity that comes when you combine nature with other inspired writers.
More information about this event
For three hours, let MU Extension specialist David Burton, a journalist and published author, guide your journey into the natural world with creative writing exercises in the gardens. These sessions are held rain or shine (under cover if weather is bad)
Register by check at the Greene County Extension Center or by mail (download form on our website). Credit cards can be used for online registration only. more...