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Pickleball play on Tuesdays in Huckleberry Park


Pickleball players are welcome to join in the fun on Tuesday nights at Huckleberry Park for Open Pickleball Play. Weathering permitting, players are at Huckleberry Park starting at 5:30 p.m. Players must provide their own equipment. Tom Batenhorst, Park Board president and avid pickleball player, pointed out that pickleball nets…

Art exhibit set in Central Park


Hannibal artist Mark Wavering will showcase his artwork in Hannibal’s Central Park. Part 1 will be June 1-14; Part 2 will be July 6-20. The two-part exhibit features flowers illustrated with watercolors. Wavering said he enjoys working with watercolors as an art medium. He said, “I love flowers but I…

Night Hikes coming up


May weather is a good time to take a night hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve, Hannibal’s newest park just a few blocks from downtown Hannibal. Night hikes are: 7:30 p.m. May 14 7:30 p.m. May 28 Participants will hear the story of Sodalis Nature Preserve and learn about the bats…

Spring Festival of Country Music


The Spring Festival of Country Music will be 6 p.m. May 21 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Music will be performed by Memory Lane, which includes Martin and Betty Miller, Harlon Lain, Wendell Glance and Greg Cornelius along with special guests. Admittance is free but donations will be accepted…

Spring Wildflower Walk coming up


With spring flowers starting to emerge, it’s time to take little ones outside to enjoy nature. The upcoming family-friendly nature program called Spring Wildflower Walk will be 1-2 p.m. May 16 at Riverview Park. The program will start at Shelter No. 2, the first overlook of the Mississippi River. The…


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