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Volunteers needed!
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday, July 13
Meet at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve, 700 Ely St.
The event is co-sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation and the Hannibal Board of Public Works. The 1819 Stream Team is providing gloves and trash bags.
Get Up! Get Active!
Hannibal Ramp Park in Huckleberry Park open open noon to dark every day!
Coming up!
ShredFest 2019!
July 27 at Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park!
The first 100 kids under 17 will receive helmets donated by CoolByke, Midwest Orthopedic and Heartland Auto Body & Towing.
Prizes for the competition donated by CoolByke Bicycle Shop and Rentals and Pedal’rs Bicycle Shop
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center is back open!
Summer hours: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily
Senior Adult Dance every Wednesday noon to 3 p.m.
Space is limited and reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
Secret Life of Trees
6 p.m. July 10 at Riverview Park
Fairy Kingdom
10 a.m. July 24 in Riverview Park
Bear Creek Walk
10 a.m. Aug. 7 at Sodalis Nature Preserve
Mysterious Migrations
6 p.m. Aug. 21 at Riverview Park
Upcoming Night Hikes
8 p.m. July 12
8 p.m. July 26
7:30 p.m. Aug. 9
7:30 p.m. Aug. 23
Night Hikes
through Sodalis Nature Preserve
For all ages
Hiking on paved paths
Sensory awareness
History and outdoors
Gale Rublee, nature educator, will lead the hike. She has previously been a naturalist and teacher at Shaw Nature Reserve in St. Louis and has been a storyteller and actor. She is the coordinator and teacher for the Bluff City Theater Youth Education Theater Initiative.
The Night Hike is free but reservations must be made by calling Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 221-0154 or emailing
Central Park
Farmers’ Market
Open every Tuesday 4-7 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to noon!
Yoga 9-10 a.m.
Fun things to do this summer!
Bluff City Theater/Hannibal Parks & Recreation Summer Camps
More information at
by clicking here
or call 573-719-3226
  • July 15-19 (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ages 8-12 A Folktale in Hannibal
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. Star Wars bobbleheads will be given to first 200 people.
Did you take a sandbag selfie? Send any photos of yourself, family and friends that you took filling sandbags in Hannibal and we will put them in the time capsule to be opened in 2069. We want to show what life was like in Hannibal in 2019! Send photos to Hannibal Parks
Facebook page!
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!
It’s our story, let’s Celebrate! We’re making big plans for 2019, our Bicentennial!
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else is going on?
  • Traveling exhibit at Hannibal Free Public Library through Aug. 15. “Boom! The Rise and Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts,” is a seven panel exhibit that was inspired by the Missouri State Parks booklet, “The Business: African-American Business People from Missouri’s Past.” The exhibit interprets the history of five Black business districts throughout the state, including The Wedge in Hannibal.The exhibit will be viewable during Library hours, Monday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 573-221-0222, or visit Hannibal Free Public Library at 200 South Fifth Street.
  • Music Under the Stars 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on historic Hill Street, here’s the schedule.
  • Molly Brown Birthday celebration July 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. free admission to the Molly Brown House, 600 Butler St.
  • The Almost True and Truly Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter July 18-27 at Bluff City Theater, nine performances of a madcap comedy with six hilarious cast members tells the story one man’s exile in Europe while he tries to get back to America, where his sweetheart Betty and his farm await. Suitable for all ages. Tickets available here.
  • A Tribute to Elvis and Patsy Cline 7 p.m. July 19 at American Legion Hall, 3819 Route MM, more information by calling 319-246-1498.
  • Mark Twain Corvette Club All Corvette Show Aug. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Hannibal
  • Bear Creek Rendezvous Aug. 10-11 at Mark Twain Cave Complex, sponsored by Standing Bear Council, aims to educate attendees about tribal history and culture.
  • Hull of a Race Aug. 17 in Downtown Park, 14th annual 5K/10K run/walk/roll for Parkinson’s research, kids fun run at 7:45 a.m., adults at 8 a.m., more information here.
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