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  • The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed 7-11 a.m. Monday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and 7-11 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Items for the 2069 time capsule are due in City Hall by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.

Hannibal Parks & Recreation Recent News

Stars and Star Life Nature Program


Hannibal Parks & Recreation will sponsor a nature program about astronomy at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. The program “Stars and Star Life” will be presented by Dr. Robert Sadler, professor of Physical Science at Culver-Stockton College. He…

Fun with Fungi Nature Program


A Fun with Fungi nature program will be 10 a.m. Nov. 13 in Riverview Park, sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation. Participants should meet at Shelter No. 2, which is the shelter nearest the first overlook in Riverview Park. The hike will be partly…

Pirate Ridge Trail Hike coming up Wednesday


Pirate Ridge Trail is part of Sodalis Nature Preserve, but often unnoticed by anyone walking on the paved trail. The Pirate Ridge Trail Hike will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at  Sodalis Nature Preserve. Participants will explore the Pirate Ridge Trail while observing…

Special Night Hike November 2nd


The last night hike of the year will include special features that will allow more people to participate. The Night Hike begins at 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at the parking lot at Sodalis Nature Preserve but participants are welcome to join in at any…

October 2, 2019 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Write a letter to the future! Submit a letter for the 2069 time capsule. The letter can be to yourself, the residents of Hannibal or to a loved one. Letters should be submitted in an…

Humpty Dump Bridge Opening


The Lindell Avenue bridge will be opened to the public in a ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. Mayor James Hark will give remarks about the month-long renovation. Media are invited to attend the dedication at 1512 Lindell Ave.

Pickleball 101


A free class for anyone interested in learning about pickleball will be 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Hannibal area pickleball enthusiasts are offering a class to teach people how to play pickleball. Jenna McDonald, recreation supervisor at Hannibal Parks &…

Pumpkins in the Park


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is hosting the seventh annual Pumpkins in the Park — a pumpkin-decorating contest and exhibit — at Central Park Saturday, Oct. 26. There will be a performance by the Eugene Field Pirate Pride singers at 11:30 a.m.  Winners will be…

Senior Dance Special Celebration Wednesday


There have been senior adult dances at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center for 45 years. A carry-in and special celebration is planned for Wednesday, Oct. 2 to celebrate the occasion. The Senior Adult Dances feature the music of the Uptown Strings from noon to…

Starry Night Rescheduled


Due to inclement weather in the forecast, Hannibal Parks & Recreation is rescheduling the Starry Night stargazing event to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. The location has been changed to Riverview Park. The free program will give nature enthusiasts the chance to identify constellations…

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