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July 24, 2019 newsletter


  Your monthly news & updates Visit our Website Star Wars in the Park 8:30 p.m. July 26 at Huckleberry Park, sponsored by Hannibal Free Public Library. Come by at 8 p.m. to see an exhibition of Hannibal’s extreme athletes at the Ramp Park….

Old Time “Base Ball” Game


Old time “base ball” (as it was originally called) is coming to Hannibal on Aug. 17 at Huckleberry Park. Two out-of-town teams and a local team will play round robin games at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The three teams are: Hannibal…

Volunteers Needed Wednesday, July 24th


Volunteers are needed to help remove the sandbags from the levee. Hannibal Street Department members will be at the Y Men’s Pavilion starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 24. The sandbags each weigh about 30 pounds so volunteers should be able to help load…

Volunteers needed July 23rd


Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, July 23rd at 9AM to remove sandbags from the levee.  Meet at the YMen’s Pavilion (100 Hill Street).

Football team to help with sandbag removal


Members of the Hannibal High School football team will be helping Hannibal Street and Park Department employees remove the sandbags from the levee July 23. Clint Graham, athletic director at Hannibal High School, said, “I feel it’s important because the Hannibal community does a…

ShredFEST Athletes Announced


The extreme athletes who will give a demonstration at ShredFest July 27 have been announced. Tyler Peterson, skateboarder, is 21 years old and has been skateboarding for 16 years. He is sponsored by Sovrn skateboards, Skull Candy headphones, Spitfire wheels, Venture trucks, Cortina bearings…

Summer Camp Musical Friday at Central Park


There will be a short musical production Friday, July 19, given by participants of the Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Bluff City Theater summer camp. The production will begin at noon at the bandstand in Central Park. The camp, called “A Folktale in Hannibal,”…

Invasive Species Removal Happening Saturday


The new Master Naturalist class in Hannibal is working on a project to remove invasive species above Cardiff Hill Overlook. The class members will be working at the site from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 20. The project extends along the steps from…

Bear Creek Walk


A nature program will give people a chance to explore Bear Creek now that the water has receded. The Bear Creek Walk will be 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Sodalis Nature Preserve. Participants will walk the Bear Creek Trail in Sodalis…

Night Hike July 26th


There will be a Night Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve on July 26, but reservations are required for this free nature program. The Night Hike will be 8 p.m., starting in the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve, 819 Ely St. Participants will learn…

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