September 1 newsletter

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Celebrate the achievements of the American work force by taking the day off and visiting Hannibal parks!
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Indoor Horseshoe LeagueRegistration due Sept. 5, league begins Sept. 11. $20 per person, register at City Hall, 320 Broadway, more information from Aron Lee, 573-221-0154,alee@hannibal-mo.gov
Pickleball league starts Tuesday
Competitive league plays Tuesday nights and leisure and intermediate leagues play Thursday nights. Here are the schedules.
 Hannibal Central Park Farmers Market
Join us in Hannibal's Central Park 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays
8 a.m. to noon Saturdays
for fresh, locally grown produce and handmade goods
Yoga at 9 a.m. by Twisted Juniper Yoga
Fall Festival of Country Music
 6-9 p.m. Sept. 9 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Admittance is free but donations will be accepted for the band. Food and drink concession will be available from Greater Days restaurant.
More information is available by calling 573-221-5682
Flag Football Tournament coming up!
F lags for Brags football tournament Sept. 16-17 at Norfolk & Southern Multisports Complex, 621 Warren Barrett Drive. Teams need minimum of 7 players, 5 age groups. Register online!
Fall Fling All-Inclusive Carnival at Huckleberry Park
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16
 All-inclusive games and activities, bounce house, food and drink, sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation, Shine a Light on Autism and Hannibal Regional Medical Group
DreamCatchers softball games for special needs individuals Sept. 16, 23 and 30 at Huckleberry Park
Games sta rt at 11 a. m.
Have you ever wanted to camp in Hannibal parks? Here's your chance.
Register here to camp at South Main Southside Recreation Area with the Missouri Department of Conservation Discover Nature in the Park eventSept. 22. Then attend National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 23 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.
Northeast Missouri Humane Society Annual Fundraiser
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23 in Central Park
The theme is Safety Dog and there will be tons of family fun for people and their furry friends!
Are you getting ready for fall? Don't forget to enter your home in the Freaky Friday Decorating Contest! Here are the details!
What else is going on?
  • Big River Steampunk Festival Sept. 2-4 in downtown Hannibal, features fantastic events, fun contests and amazing performances that take place throughout historic downtown Hannibal. Sponsored by Hannibal History Museum, More information and schedule of events here!
  • Diversity Days Sept. 15-17 in downtown Hannibal. An inclusive festival for everyone who celebrates diversity. More information here!
  • Harvest Hootenanny by Hannibal Rotary Club Sept. 22-23: Music-Food-Games at Mark Twain Cave Complex. $5 daily 18 and under are free.Check out more information here.
  • Paws for a Cause: 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at Hannibal Regional Foundation Healthy Way Fitness Trail. Registration and packet pickup begin at 8 a.m., $20 per person and $10 per dog. Registration includes a t-shirt for each person and a collapsible dog bowl for each dog, and a professional photo with your buddy. For more information or to register, call Hannibal Regional Foundation at 573-629-3577 or visit the website.
Hannibal Citywide Cleanup scheduled Oct. 28
Hannibal Parks & Recreation | 573-221-0154 | mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov| www.hannibalparks.org
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center hours
  • 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center is closed Monday, Sept. 4 for Labor Day
Play Without Boundaries Sensory Room Games, puzzles and Imagination Playground blocks for all-inclusive indoor play for adults and children at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Senior Adult Dances Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Music provided by Uptown Strings. 
Huckleberry Park Born Learning Trail is an interactive series of 10 outdoor games around Huckleberry Park playground. There are several new pieces of all-inclusive playground equipment, including two handicap-accessible swings and musical instruments at Huckleberry Park playground. 
Hannibal Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park
3:45 p.m. to dark on weekdays,
Noon to dark weekends,
weather permitting
Want to rent a shelter for a picnic, party or reunion? Better book it now because spots are filling up! Check out our reservation calendar to see if your date is available!
Planning a wedding? Looking for a place to say "I do" or even "Will you be mine?" Hannibal parks are a beautiful setting for a ceremony.  Check out some photos here!
Get up! Get Active!
September 1st, 2017