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July Night Hikes


There are two Night Hikes through Sodalis Nature Preserve planned in July. The Night Hikes, sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation, will be 8 p.m. on July 12 and July 26. The Night Hike will begin at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve….

Stream Team Cleanup


Volunteers are needed for a Bear Creek Cleanup on Saturday July 13 to help clean up the trash and debris that remains after the flooding. Volunteers should meet anytime from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve, 700…

Cardboard Boat Race Winners


It was an exciting finish for the Cardboard Boat race Saturday at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. The team that was in first place in the fastest boat competition ended up winning the Titanic Award after taking on water and sinking. The fourth annual Hannibal…

Cardboard Boats set sail at 9AM tomorrow!


There are 17 boats registered to participate in the Cardboard Boat Races Saturday, June 22. Boat check-in is at 8 a.m. and the first launch is at 9 a.m. Spectators are welcome at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. Participants in this year’s Cardboard Boat Races…

Pageant to end Summer Camp


There will be a short pageant called “Down by the Riverside” at 11:45 at Central Park Friday, June 21. It is the ending day of the Summer Camp sponsored by Bluff City Theater and Hannibal Parks & Recreation. In case of inclement weather, the…

June 13, 2019 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Did you see the lighthouse lit up for the Stanley Cup Champions? Check out the video here! The lighthouse will be lit brightly white during the week and on weekends will have different lights depending…

Hannibal Aquatic Center closed Wednesday, June 12th


Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the Hannibal Aquatic Center will be closed Wednesday, June 12. Swim lessons on Wednesday will be rescheduled to Friday, June 14, at the same time.

Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse Complete


Construction of the Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse has been completed and the lighting component installed. The Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Board of Public Works collaborated on the project to make the lighting component something special. The BPW installed a lighting system outside the…

Ukulele Players Wanted!


Ukulele players are asked to play some music before Movies in the Park Friday, June 14, in Huckleberry Park. The movie will be “Pinocchio” in honor of Cliff Edwards’ birthday. Edwards, known as “Ukulele Ike,” was born in Hannibal on June 14, 1895. Edwards…

Cardboard Boat Races


Participants in this year’s Cardboard Boat Races will also have the chance to be in the Bicentennial parade. The Cardboard Boat Races start at 9 a.m. June 22 at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. The Bicentennial parade, with the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, begins at 11…

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