Hannibal Parks & Recreation Recent News

Adopt-A-Block Program


As part of the Hannibal Proud campaign, the Adopt-A-Block program has been re-introduced to encourage pride in local neighborhoods. Dallas D. English, employment specialist with Preferred Family Healthcare/Clarity, organized PFH adopting Clinic Road recently. English said, “We’re always looking for ways to expand how…

Fall nature program in Riverview Park


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is offering a nature program about autumn. “Fabulous Fall Colors” will be 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Riverview Park. Gale Rublee, nature educator, will lead the program. “At this time of year, leaves make excellent teachers. To a child, the…

Watercolor Display


Hannibal artist Mark Wavering will showcase his artwork in Hannibal’s Central Park. Wavering Watercolors will be displayed Nov. 1-15 in Central Park. There are about 15 pieces featuring photographs of flowers that have been enhanced with watercolor paint. The photographs were taken by Wavering…

Changes for Senior Adult Dances


There are some changes coming up in the weekly Senior Dances. There will be no Senior Dance on Wednesday, Oct. 28, due to setup of the Hannibal Police Department Halloween Party. There will be Senior Dances on Wednesday, Nov. 4 and Nov. 11, at…

November Night Hikes


November is the month to give thanks and Hannibal Parks & Recreation is giving thanks to bats. There will be two opportunities in November to take part in Night Hikes through Sodalis Nature Preserve: 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21…

Little Library installed


Girl Scout Troop 9197 recently installed a new Little Library at the big shelter at Riverview Park. The library was built by Shawn Janes, father of troop member, Heidi Janes. Heidi said, “It will be good to read in the park, it will be…

Workday planned at Sodalis Nature Preserve Saturday


Although bush honeysuckle may look pretty with its red berries right now, it is a harmful invasive plant that leaves a wake of ecological destruction in its path. Help is needed to eradicate bush honeysuckle at Sodalis Nature Preserve Saturday, Oct. 24. Members of…

Little Library Unveiling today


The new Little Free Library will be unveiled at 5:30 p.m. today near the big shelter in Riverview Park. Members of the Girl Scout Troop 9197 will be present for the unveiling.

Girl Scout troop to unveil Little Library in the park


A new Little Free Library will be unveiled at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19 near the big shelter in Riverview Park. Girl Scout Troop 9197 is installing and supplying the box with books. Girl Scout Troop 9197 consists of 17 students who are in…

Trail Hike in Sodalis Nature Preserve


October is the perfect time to explore the unpaved trails at Sodalis Nature Preserve. The brilliant foliage adds another layer of beauty to the diverse landscape. Late in the season, trails crunchy with leaves offer views often hidden in the summer by a canopy…

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