October 25 newsletter

Your monthly news & updates
Great News! Hannibal Parks & Recreation received grant money to renovate theHuckleberry Park Pond
Is your pumpkin ready?
Pumpkins in the Park
2-4 p.m. Oct. 28
at Central Park
Performance by the Eugene Field Pirate Pride singers at 3 p.m.
Bring pumpkins to Central Park from 1:30 to 2 p.m., from 2 to 4 p.m., the pumpkins will be on display along the Central Park walking path. The categories are:
  • Spooky
  • Artistic
  • Silly
Prizes are donated by SC Contact Centers and Hannibal Parks & Recreation.
Last day of Central Park Farmer's Market for 2018 Saturday Oct. 27
Join us in Central Park !
8 a.m. to noon
fresh, locally grown produce and handmade goods
Halloween Party relocated
The Hannibal Police Department DARE Halloween Party will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 31 at 106 N. Sixth, the former White Star Laundry building.
Still time to register for Shooter's Education
The first class of Hannibal Area Shooter's Education Youth BB Gun League will start at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center,
The class is Thursdays through Feb. 28. There will be no class during school holidays or weather-related closings. Here's more information!
Upcoming Night Hikes
Night Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve : Meet at parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve, hike up to the bat caves, exploring nature signs along the way. Pause for a story at the top then return in the dark with sensory awareness activities. Hike will be on paved paths, about 2 miles.
  • Free but reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov
What else is going on?
  • Hannibal Free Clinic Boo-Q and Music 5-10 p.m. Oct. 26 at American Legion Hall, 3819 Route MM. The meal will be served 5-8 p.m. or until the food runs out and the music by T-Zers Too will be performed from 7 to 10 p.m. The menu is pulled pork, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, desserts, tea and lemonade. Carryouts are available.
  • Living Dead Window Displays 5-8 p.m.Oct. 27 in downtown Hannibal. Here's a list of activities during the Halloween season!
  • HOWLoween Costume Pet Parade 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 on Main Street, sponsored by Northeast Missouri Humane Society and 2 Besties Biscuits. Meet at Broadway and Main with pets in costume at 6:15 p.m. to participate.
  • The Finer Things in Life Tasting and Auction 5-8 p.m. Nov. 1 sponsored by the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce at the Mark Twain Museum. Live and silent auction, wine, whiskey and chocolate tasting.
  • Dinner and a Movie 5-8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Finn's Food & Spirits, sponsored by Northeast Missouri Humane Society. Spaghetti dinner, celebrity servers, photo opportunities, "Yappy Hour starting at 5 p.m., "Lady and the Tramp" movie starting at 6 p.m.
Remembering the brave one brick at a time
Help us honor the veterans
The Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell will be located in Cardiff HIll Overlook, surrounded by memorial bricks with the names of veterans. Honor veterans by purchasing a brick for $125. Here's how to get involved!
Do you love podcasts AND Hannibal? Listen to Rivertown Review!
YMCA Boo Bash Oct. 27
at Sodalis Nature Preserve
Make plans now to visit Sodalis 10 a.m. to noon for some friendly trick-or-treating!
Disc Golf Tournament
Don Crane Memorial Huck Finn Open
Saturday, Nov. 3
First Round 10 a.m. at Don Crane Disc Golf Course in Huckleberry Park
Second round at Flower City Park in Palmyra
The tournament is sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation, Excitement Disc Golf, Palmyra Parks & Recreation, General Mills, Quincy Disc Golf Club, Mountain Dew Kickstart and Zanfel Poison Ivy Cream
Contact John Shaw Excitement Disc Golf at 319-470-6938
Hannibal Parks & Recreation | 573-221-0154 | mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov| www.hannibalparks.org
The Admiral Coontz Rec Center will reopen
Monday, Oct. 29
Admiral Coontz
 Recreation Center  
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
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
There will be a carry-in Wednesday, Oct. 31
Get up! Get Active!
October 25th, 2018