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Vendor Meeting
for Hannibal Central P
ark Farmers Market Vendor meeting 6:30 p.m. March 4 at Hannibal HOMEBANK 3817 McMaster’s Ave.
First day of Central Park Farmers’ Market is April 25.
Interested in lifeguarding or working for the Parks Department this summer?
JOB FAIR 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at City Council chambers in City Hall, 320 Broadway
Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department hires about 25 lifeguards, along with front desk/concession personnel and general maintenance workers during the summer.
Individuals interested in being a lifeguard must have strong swimming abilities but will be trained.
Applications will be available and staff will be on hand to answer questions about seasonal employment in the Parks & Recreation Department.
Hannibal Parks & Recreation applications are due March 20. Applicants must be at least 15.
More information is available from 573-221-0154.
Free but space can be limited and reservations suggested by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
Parents must accompany children
Nature Tales with Gale
10:30 a.m. March 6 at Hannibal Free Public Library
Owl Prowl Night Hike
6:30 p.m. March 13 Sodalis Nature Preserve (FULL)
Pirate Ridge Trail Hike
1 p.m. March 22 Sodalis Nature Preserve
Night Hike
7 p.m. March 27 Sodalis Nature Preserve
Nature Tale
s with Gale 10:30 a.m. April 3 at Hannibal Free Public Library
Night Hike
7 p.m. April 10 Sodalis Nature Preserve 
All About Amphibians nature program
11 a.m. April 13 at Sodalis Nature Preserve
Night Hike
7:30 p.m. April 24 at Sodalis Nature Preserve
Pirate Ridge Trail Hike
1 p.m. April 26 at Sodalis Nature Preserve
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Drop-In Pickleball
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center March 3, 17, 24, 31 and April 14, 21, 28.
Each participant must pay $3 per night.
2-6 p.m. March 19 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Sponsored by Missouri Job Center, Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce, Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council
Senior Expo
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday April 16 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed Friday, March 6, in the afternoon for all recreational activities except walking.
Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell
Help us honor the veterans
The Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell
will be located in Cardiff HIll Overlook, surrounded by memorial bricks with the names of veterans. Honor veterans by purchasing a brick for $125.
Adopt A Bench
program is designed to allow Hannibal residents and visitors to support Hannibal Parks by having a bench installed along the Hannibal riverfront. Participants can use the program to remember a loved one, celebrate a joyous occasion or promote a business or organization. Participation in this program includes the purchase and installation of the bench, as well as a memorial plaque. 
The riverfront will feature benches on the sidewalk promenade along the riverfront.
Check out the bench at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center to see what the bench looks like!
What else is going on?
  • ShowMe Healthy Relationships free class for singles 6 p.m. Tuesdays through March 3 at Douglass Community Services, 711 Grand Ave., more information here.
  • Groovin’ to the 70’s Trivia Night 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 28 at American Legion, 3819 Route MM, proceeds to Mark Twain Museum
  • Little People City 5 p.m. March 5 at Early Childhood Center, sponsored by Parents as Teachers
  • National Girl Scout Day March 12, Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse to be lit up green.
  • Chocolate Extravaganza March 13-15 in downtown Hannibal, purchase passports here.
  • Shamrock Shuffle 8 a.m. March 14 at Hannibal-LaGrange University, sponsored by Hannibal YMCA
  • #BlackGirlMagic Closing Reception 5-8 p.m. March 15 at Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St.
  • Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 4-6:30 p.m. March 26 at Rialto, 601 Broadway. Admission of $5 includes all food and a sampling of beverages. Contact the Chamber at (573) 221-1101 to have a booth.
  • Hannibal Piecemakers Quilt Show April 3-4 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
  • Comedy on the River April 16-19 sponsored by Bluff City Theater, more information here.
  • Big River Comic Convention April 17-19 at Tabernacle of Praise Recreational Complex, 6400 County Road 445, off of West Ely Road
  • Great Girlfriend Getaway April 24-26 in downtown Hannibal
Are you Hannibal Proud?
Pick up a sign in the Department of Public Works office on the second floor of City Hall and show your pride!
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