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Clean-Up Lunch "The Last Straw"

  • Silver Springs Park 1100 North Hampton Avenue Springfield, MO, 65802 United States (map)


Event Hosts: James River Basin Partnership & Finnegan's Wake
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Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018
Admission: FREE- includes lunch after clean-up & t-shirt
Pre-Registration: Required - REGISTER NOW

Check-In: Silver Springs Park Pavillon  ( 1100 N Hampton Ave, Springfield, MO 65802 )
Check-In Time: 10:45am - 11:00am

Clean-Up Stretch: Greenways Trail, Silver Springs to Smith Park, and back (approximately 1 mile)
Clean-Up Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Lunch Location: Finnegan's Wake (live music from Regulate the Vibe)
Lunch Time: 12:15pm – 2:00pm



To celebrate "The Last Straw" movement happening in Springfield to reduce and eliminate single-use plastics in Springfield, MO and beyond - JRBP and Finnegan's Wake will host an urban stream clean-up day - with a FREE lunch immediately following at Finnegan's Wake & FREE t-shirts from Wil Fischer.

Additionally, an expert speaker, will walk alongside volunteers to discuss the "daylighting" of Jordan Creek, plastic pollution, urban litter and how it effects our community, and more!


Please no open toed-shoes. We encourage you to bring refillable water bottles, sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat.

ENTER TO WIN A KAYAK - winner drawn during lunch.
Join as a JRBP member between today and July 28th for your chance to WIN!
(Do not need to be present to win, local pick-up only)

Earlier Event: July 27
Branson Fly Fishing Expo
Later Event: August 11
Member Tour - South Creek Stroll