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Night Hike Rescheduled


Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the Night Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve is rescheduled from tonight, Sept. 11 to Sunday, Sept. 13. Participants should meet at the parking lot at Sodalis Nature Preserve. The full program lasts about two hours and follows a 2-mile paved trail. The night…

Memorial Bricks Temporarily Moved


Bricks at Cardiff Hill Overlook have been moved to prepare for construction of the Veterans Memorial. Memorial bricks were being placed at the site starting at the beginning of the year, but have been temporarily moved due to heavy machinery that will be used in the construction. There have been…

Star Stories Nature Program Sept. 19th


With a forecast of a new moon in the sky, Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a star watching program at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in Riverview Park. Star Stories will be in Frisbee Field, the open grassy area beyond the four-way stop at Riverview Park. There will be a…

September Night Hikes


Night hikes in Sodalis Nature Preserve will give participants a good chance to see the bats for which the nature preserve is named. The scientific name of Indiana bats is myotis sodalis. During the fall, the bats undergo a phenomenon known as swarming. During this activity, large numbers of bats…

Labor Day


The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. The Rec Center reopened Tuesday, Sept. 1 with fall hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. There is a walking track (12 laps equal…


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