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June 10, 2021 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Theater is back! Catch a show in historic Central Park! Admission is free but donations accepted. 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Huckleberry Park. Join in the fun! Free Family-Friendly Nature Programs 8 p.m. Friday June 11…

Sunday Funday at the Hannibal Aquatic Center


Hannibal Parks & Recreation keeps youngsters busy all summer long with parks, nature programs and facilities. Two of the facilities will be featured in a Sunday Funday promotion June 13. It is National Children’s Day and the first 25 children (ages 5-17) with paid…

Firefly Fridays begin this week


Their summertime glow is so familiar and their quiet presence adds to the magic of evening walks. But most don’t know that the firefly flashes and accompanying movements are used for courtship. Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring free family-friendly nature programs to celebrate…

Grove to be dedicated Thursday


The bald cypress grove on South Main Street will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Thursday June 10. The grove is located on flood buyout property just south of Bear Creek and east of South Main Street. The grove will be dedicated to Ed Tamerius,…

Sunday Funday at the Hannibal Aquatic Center


The first Sunday Funday for the Hannibal Aquatic Center will be June 6. It will be Drawing Day and the first 25 children ages 5-17 who bring in handmade artwork showing summer fun at the Hannibal Aquatic Center gets in free. Jenna McDonald, Aquatics…

Hannibal Aquatic Center Staff


The Hannibal Aquatic Center, 1700 Pleasant Drive, opens Thursday, June 3, weather permitting. The hours of the Hannibal Aquatic Center are: noon to 6 p.m. every day. The aquatics director of the Hannibal Aquatic Center is Jenna McDonald and the managers are Ronny Ferrel…

Nature Programs Coming Up


As summer begins, it’s a beautiful time to get outside and enjoy and learn about Hannibal’s parks. The nature programs provided by Hannibal Parks & Recreation are family-friendly ways to inspire children to learn outdoors. Pollinators, Saviors of the Human Race will be 10-11…

Swim Lessons


Swim lessons at the Hannibal Aquatic Center start soon. New this year is online registration for swim lessons and special programs, along with credit card payments for admission and concessions. Swim lessons will be: Session 1 11-11:40 a.m. June 14-17 and June 21-24 Session…

Ramp Park Hours


The Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park will begin summer hours soon. Starting June 7 the Ramp Park will be open noon to dark every day, weather permitting. Until then, the Ramp Park is open 4 p.m. to dark weekdays and noon to dark weekends….

Aquatic Center Opening Postponed


Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the Hannibal Aquatic Center will open June 3, weather permitting. The opening of the Aquatic Center had originally been planned for Saturday, May 29, but with a gloomy weather forecast and cold pool water, the first day…

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