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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
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he tennis courts at Huckleberry Park have been reopened.
The four courts have been resurfaced and lines painted by Sport Court of St. Louis, the same company that installed the all-weather cushioned sport surface over the asphalt in 2014. The courts are resurfaced every five years.
The courts were painted with both tennis and pickleball lines. Pickleball players are using the courts every Tuesday night starting at 6 p.m. for game, and encourage participation to increase the enthusiasm of the sport of pickleball.
Sign up now for
Cardboard Boat Races
at the Hannibal Aquatic Center June 22, participants will even have the chance to be in the Bicentennial Parade with the Clydesdales!
Get Up! Get Active!
Hannibal Ramp Park in Huckleberry Park open open noon to dark every day!
Senior Dances
Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays will be at Greater Days, 111 N. Main St.
The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center is closed until further notice
Space is limited and reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
It’s a Small World
10 a.m. to noon June 12 in Riverview Park
Bear Creek Nature Walk
10 a.m. June 26 at Sodalis Nature Preserve. Meet at the back entrance to Bear Creek Trail extension, 1400 Patchen St.
Secret Life of Trees
6 p.m. July 10 at Riverview Park
Fairy Kingdom
10 a.m. July 24 in Riverview Park
Upcoming Night Hikes
8 p.m. July 12
8 p.m. July 26
in Sodalis Nature Preserve
If there is water in the parking lot at Sodalis Nature Preserve, the night hike will be in Riverview Park
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 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
  • June 17-21 (10 a.m. to noon) ages 5-7 Down by the Riverside
  • July 15-19 (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ages 8-12 A Folktale in Hannibal
Shark and Mermaid Schools
“Pinocchio” in the Park
8:30 p.m. June 14 at Huckleberry Park, sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
As part of Hannibal’s Bicentennial celebration, the event honors Cliff Edwards, who was born June 14, 1895, in Hannibal, and provided the voice for Jiminy Cricket in “Pinocchio.”
In honor of Edwards, “Happy Birthday” will be sung, accompanied by his signature instrument, the ukulele.
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.
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?
  • BOOM! The Rise & Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts at Jim’s Journey
  • Music Under the Stars 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on historic Hill Street, here’s the schedule.
  • Exhibit opening reception 6 p.m. June 7 at Hannibal Arts Council, Art Related, Mark Twain Zephyr collection, Best of Missouri Hands; Transportation; and Photography Channel of Hannibal Today, exhibit goes through July 6.
  • Rici Recycling Craft Party 2-4 p.m. June 8 at 108 N. Main St.
  • Bicentennial Concert 7 p.m. June 17 at First Presbyterian Church, presented by Mark Twain Chorale
  • “Insane Sisters OR The Price Paid for Challenging a Company Town”, June 20-30 script by Clark Cruikshank from the book by Gregg Andrews, show at Bluff City Theater, tickets available.
  • Hot Air Balloons June 22-23 at Hannibal-LaGrange University
  • Fiesta Del Sol 4 p.m. June 28 in Central Park, music, fun, food and beverages. Check it out for more information!
  • Jerrod Niemann June 28 at Tanyard Gardens, get tickets and more information here.
  • National Tom Sawyer Days begins June 29, here’s the schedule.
  • Hannibal Cannibal 7 a.m. July 6 in downtown Hannibal, 5/10/15K run, more information here.
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