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Huckleberry Park to be site of Old Time Base Ball games


There will be a food truck from Mark Twain Dinette available during the Old Time Base Ball games Saturday in Huckleberry Park. Old time “base ball” (as it was originally called) games will be played at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. It…

Fall Ramp Park Hours


The Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park will begin fall hours starting Aug. 15. The Ramp Park will be open 4 p.m. to dusk weekdays and noon to dusk weekends because area schools will be in session. The park is for roller skates, roller blades,…

Bear Creek Walk


Great weather was part of a nature program Wednesday in Sodalis Nature Preserve. Nature educator Gale Rublee took 17 participants on a Bear Creek Walk. Hannibal Parks & Recreation nature programs are free but reservations must be made. The next nature program is 10…

August 6, 2019 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Shredfest 2019 was a big success! Thanks to everyone who participated and cheered on the athletes! Here are the results! Admiral Coontz Recreation Center open! Summer hours: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily Senior Adult…

August Night Hikes


There are two night hikes planned for August through Sodalis Nature Preserve: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 The Night Hikes will begin at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve. Participants will hike to the bat caves, exploring nature signs along…

Fall Pickleball Leagues


Registration is now open for leisure, intermediate and competitive doubles Pickleball beginning Sept. 10 in the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. The leagues will play Tuesday nights Sept. 10-Oct. 15 and there will be a Competitive Tournament on Oct. 22. There are 24 spots available…

ShredFest Results


A record turnout of participants made ShredFest even more special Saturday, July 27. There were 65 skateboarders, bikers and scooter riders in the contests at the Ramp Park and hundreds of spectators enjoying the show. There was also a demo of professional athletes. A…

Invasive Species Removal


The new Master Naturalist class worked to remove invasive species above Cardiff Hill Overlook Saturday, July 20. There were two large trailer truckloads taken out, along with 10 truckloads. The project extends along the steps from Becky’s Garden at Cardiff Hill Overlook to the…

August Nature Programs


Hannibal Parks & Recreation Nature programs in August give children and adults a chance to spend time in nature. The following nature programs have been planned for August. Bear Creek Walk: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Sodalis Nature Preserve. Participants will…

Extreme Athletes Demonstrations


There are two opportunities to see extreme athletes demonstrate death-defying tricks this weekend at the Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park. 8 p.m. Friday, July 26, local athletes will be rehearsing their tricks on skateboards, scooters and bicycles, before the Movie in the Park Star…

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