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Movie in the Park


Hannibal Parks & Recreation will host a special Movie in the Park June 14 at Huckleberry Park with a showing of “Pinocchio.” The movie is sponsored by Hannibal’s Beta Sigma Phi sorority. As part of Hannibal’s Bicentennial celebration,  the event honors Cliff Edwards, who…

Big Dirt Dig


Big Dirt Dig will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, in the parking lot of the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, 301 Warren Barrett Drive. The event is sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Parents as Teachers. HPR staff members will provide a huge…

Storybook Trail in Central Park


The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department has a Storybook Trail in Central Park through May 28. The book is “Hi Koo: A Year of Seasons” by Jon. J. Muth. The boo features a panda named Koo with images of the four seasons, starting with…

Summer Camp


Summer Camp is being offered by Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Bluff City Theater this summer. There are two sessions: Down by the Riverside (for ages 5-7) 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday June 17-21 (Participants will discover what they see, hear, smell…

River Reflection Nature Program


Hannibal Parks & Recreation is offering a nature program about the river. A River Reflection will be 10 a.m. to noon May 15 in Riverview Park, starting at Shelter No. 1. Gale Rublee, nature educator, will lead the program. She said, “Let’s take a…

2019 Swim Lessons


Swim lessons at the Hannibal Aquatic Center begin June 10. The registration deadline is June 7 but registration will close when all 24 slots are filled. There are three sessions of swim lessons: 11-11:40 a.m. June 10-20 6:10-6:50 p.m. June 10-20 6:10-6:50 p.m. July…

Time Capsule Inventory


The items in the 1969 time capsule have been itemized. Hannibal Parks & Recreation staff opened the time capsule on May 1 and displayed the items to the public on Saturday, May 4. The items are now on display at City Hall. When the…

May 10th Night Hike Location Change


The May 10 Night Hike will be at Riverview Park, due to water over the trail at Sodalis Nature Preserve. The Night Hike will begin at 7:30 shelter near the playground at Riverview Park. The hike will last about an hour and will be…

Sandbagging Volunteers Needed


Volunteers are needed to help fill sandbags at the Street Department maintenance facility, 701 Warren Barrett Drive, starting at 1:30 p.m. today, May 6 until 5 p.m. and starting at 8 a.m.  Tuesday, May 7. Volunteers must sign in to participate. Anyone needing sandbags…

Time Capsule Items to be unveiled


Items from the Sesquicentennial time capsule will be unveiled in a ceremony at 10 a.m. May 4 in Central Park. Tom and Becky will be handling out raffle tickets for helpers in the unveiling. Also there will be raffles for three people to place…

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