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Interested in lifeguarding or working for the Parks Department this summer?
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
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 (location to be determined)
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 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
Ramp Park open noon to dark weekends in March
Senior Expo
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday April 16 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Are you interested in being a vendor for the Farmers Market?
The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed Tuesday, March 10, 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?
  • 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.
  • Sweet Dreams of Patsy 7:30 March 13 at Bluff City Theater , up-close-and-personal evening with the music of Patsy Cline in a 90-minute show dedicated to Patsy and other country legends. Over 15 of Patsy’s hits are featured in this production by Alice Faye, a long time Branson performer. 
  • Shamrock Shuffle 8 a.m. March 14 at Hannibal-LaGrange University, sponsored by Hannibal YMCA
  • #BlackGirlMagic Closing Reception 5-8 p.m. March 14 at Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St., entertainment will begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • Storm Spotter class 6:30 p.m. March 17 in Alexander Campbell Auditorium in the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center on the Culver-Stockton College campus.Kevin Deitsch, the warning coordinator from the National Weather Service in St. Louis, will be presenting the course material. It is free and open to the public.
  • 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
  • Ales for Tails featuring Capt. Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters 8-11 p.m. April 18 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center with proceeds to Northeast Missouri Humane Society
  • 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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