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April 16, 2021 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Thank you to the Girl Scouts who chose the new playground equipment for Ann Dorsey Hodgdon Park. More information here. Free Family-Friendly Nature Programs 7 p.m. Friday April 23 at Sodalis Nature Preserve 10 a.m….

Nature program celebrates May Day


May Day is a day of celebrating spring and a Hannibal Parks & Recreation nature program picks up the old tradition of May Day Baskets. People would leave a paper basket or cone with spring flowers and sweets on each other’s doorsteps, usually anonymously….

Opening Day for Farmers Market April 24


Opening Day for the Central Park Farmers Market will be April 24. Market hours are 7:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 30. Tuesday evening dates will be added through the summer. Steve Huse, market manager, said the vendors are anticipating a good…

Credit card payment capability added to Aquatic Center and website


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is now allowing credit card payments for several programs and facilities. Credit cards can now be used for admission and concession at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. Aquatics director Jenna McDonald said, “This is much simpler for many customers, many people…

Cleanup postponed to Sunday


Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the cleanup planned for Saturday has been postponed to Sunday, April 11. Volunteers should meet anytime from noon to 3 p.m. at the Y’Men’s Pavilion, 105 Hill St. The Spring Cleanup is sponsored by Hannibal Board of…

Night hike April 23 to see bats at sunset


The bats that hibernate all winter in Sodalis Nature Preserve are waking up from their winter hibernation and bat scientists have been conducting a bat migration study to find out where the bats go in the summer. There will be a night hike through…

Girl Scouts choose playground


Girl Scout Troop 9012 presented the Hannibal City Council with a proposal for playground equipment at Ann Dorsey Hodgdon Park at Tuesday’s Council meeting. The Girl Scouts who attended were: Audra St. Juliana, Blair Johnson, Emily Hurst, Erin Clark, Faith Watkins and Zayli Miller….

Election Tuesday


The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed to recreational activities Tuesday, April 6, due to the municipal election. Voters from the 2nd Ward, 2nd Precinct and the 4th Ward cast ballots at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, 301 Warren Barrett Drive.

Vaccine Clinic


The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center be closed to the public Thursday, April 8, due to a Covid-19 vaccine clinic sponsored by Clarity Healthcare. Clarity will be offering second-dose COVID-19 vaccines.

March 31, 2021 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Which way to Glascock’s Landing? The sundial is back at the riverfront! Take a look at it when you’re going for a walk along the sidewalk! Here’s more information. Bat scientists trying to track where…

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