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Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed to the public Friday, Jan. 3
Participants of Twain Tracks Walking Challenge should turn walking logs into Rec Center, awards will be granted at 11 a.m. Jan. 7 at the Rec Center.
Senior Dances start up again Jan. 8!
Free but space can be limited and reservations suggested by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
Parents must accompany children
ture Tales with Gale
10:30 a.m. Jan. 3 at Hannibal Free Public Library (for ages 3-5)
Nature in Winter
11 a.m. Jan. 3 at Hannibal Free Public Library (for K-2 grade)
Feed the Birds
6-7 p.m. Jan.10 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center (all ages)
Robinson Trail Hike
1-3 p.m. Jan. 26 at Sodalis Nature Preserve (all ages)
Nature Tales with Gale
10:30-11 a.m. Feb. 7 at Hannibal Free Public Library (ages 2-5)
Owl Prowl Night Hike
6 p.m. Feb. 7 at Sodalis Nature Preserve (all ages)
Hannibal Hibernators
2-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center (all ages)
Pirate Ridge Trail Exploration
1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at Sodalis Nature Preserve (all ages)
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Pedal Power
Jan. 18
10 a.m. to noon at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
The Recreation Center will be opened up for youngsters ages 2-6 to bring their pedal-powered vehicles inside to ride. Parents as Teachers will have other interactive play available. Big Wheels, tricycles, bicycles with training wheels and other pedal-powered vehicles are allowed.
Will the Ice Bowl live up to its name in 2020?
The 14

annual Ice Bowl will be
Saturday, Feb. 15
at the Don Crane Disc Golf Course in Huckleberry Park, sponsored by the Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department.

Tee-off begins at 10 a.m. Participants will play two rounds. Food is provided and prizes awarded. Registration begins at 9 a.m.
The fee is $10 and proceeds will go to the Buddy Pack program, which benefits more than 500 Marion County schoolchildren.
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?
  • Kid’s Winter Party 4 p.m. Jan. 9 at 12 Northport Plaza, sponsored by Marion County Services for the Developmentally Disabled, for ages 18 and under, more information here.
  • YMCA of Hannibal Vegas Nights Dinner Auction 6 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Rialto Banquet Hall.
  • Bounce Fest 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 11 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, nine bounces houses, treats and music.
  • Second Saturday Gallery Walk 5-8 p.m. Jan. 11 in downtown Hannibal
  • Cardinal Caravan 5-8 p.m. Jan. 18 at Hannibal-LaGrange University, sponsored by TownSquare Media and Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau, current and alumni Cardinal baseball players as well as broadcasters and Fred Bird will be on hand to sign autographs.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at Helping Hand Baptist Church, 1020 Lyon St.
  • Wing Ding 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 25 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, sponsored by Hannibal Jaycees and Mark Twain Distributing
  • Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner 6 p.m. Feb. 1 at Rialto Banquet Hall
  • Chocolate Extravaganza March 13-15 in downtown Hannibal, purchase passports 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
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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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