On select Saturdays in May, the City will host a cleanup at a location significant to Springfield. Bring your team to lend a hand to make these locations the point of pride they are. Perfect for individuals, families and volunteer teams, these cleanups will involve lighter, all-ages litter cleanup work.

What to Wear:

Bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes. Rubber boots are a good choice for working in stream areas, but there will be plenty of area to clean up without getting your feet wet. Bring your own water bottle!

three young adults with yellow trash bags posing on roadway bridge

Point-of-Pride Cleanup Events

Saturday, April 15: Kansas Expressway Cleanup (Kearney to Republic Road)

9 a.m. – noon
Kansas Expressway is a significant thoroughfare in our community, carrying thousands of vehicles per day in and out of Springfield. It also regularly accumulates trash and is consistently in need of a cleanup. Teams will assemble at various access points along Kansas to tackle different sections of the Expressway from Kearney Street to Republic Road.

Saturday, May 6: Jordan Creek at Main Avenue

9 a.m. – noon
Help clean up a section of Jordan Creek in Downtown Springfield.

Saturday, May 20: Wilson’s Creek at Scenic Avenue

9 a.m. – noon
This section of Wilson’s Creek passes nearby Ewing Sports Complex and flows alongside the Wilson’s Creek Greenway Trail. Parking at Ewing Sports Complex.

Saturday, May 27: Possible Rain Date

Mark this date on your calendar as a possible rain date in case rain or other inclement weather causes a Point of Pride cleanup cancellation.

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