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2069 Time Capsule will be closed at 10 a.m. Saturday
26 in Central Park.
The time capsule will be opened 50 years from now, in 2069.
Items in the time capsule include yearbooks, rosters from service clubs and lists of employees, souvenirs from Hannibal’s Bicentennial celebration, photographs from the sandbagging efforts and letters.
Seventh-graders wrote letters to the citizens of Hannibal in 2069 and teachers chose the best letter from each homeroom or school. The winners will read their letters at the ceremony.
The class winners from Hannibal Middle School were: Mia Watson, Piper Harvey, Breanna Smith and Zora Reese. The winner from Holy Family School was Prestan Schanbacher. The winner from St. John’s School was Alana Lemon. 
The time capsule was donated by Smith Funeral Home.
Bring pumpkins to Central Park 9-10 a.m. Saturday
Pumpkins in the Park voting begins at 10 a.m. Eugene Field Pirate Pride singers to perform at 11:30 a.m.
Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
will be closed today through Nov. 4 for DARE Halloween Party. Registration for Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League is 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.
Senior Adult Dance every Wednesday noon to 3
Space is limited and reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
Fabulous Fall Foliage
2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Riverview Park Shelter No. 1 (by the playground)
Fun with Fungi
10 a.m. Nov. 13 at Riverview Park Shelter No. 2 (by the first overlook)
Pirate Ridge Trail Hike
1 p.m. Nov. 17 at Sodalis Nature Preserve
Last Night Hike!
5 p.m. Nov. 2
Special Night Hike
through Sodalis Nature Preserve
For all ages
Hiking on paved paths
Sensory awareness stations in Sodalis Nature Preserve 5-7 p.m. Nov. 2
History and nature
Gale Rublee is Hannibal Parks & Recreation’s interpreter guide. She has more than 25 years of experience as a nature educator. She is a founding member of the Mississippi Hills Master Naturalists chapter in Hannibal and is coordinator and teacher for the Bluff City Theater Youth Education in Theater Initiative.
The Night Hike is free but reservations must be made by calling Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 221-0154 or emailing
Stars and Star Life
7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
The program will be presented by Dr. Robert Sadler, professor of Physical Science at Culver Stockton College.
Check out more information here.
Central Park
Farmers’ Market
Last one of the season!
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to noon!
Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League
Registration 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Free Firearm safety program for ages 8-18
Thursdays Nov. 7-Feb. 27
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!
Ramp Park open
4 p.m. to dusk weekdays; noon to dusk weekends. November begins weekend hours.
It’s our story, let’s Celebrate! We’re making big plans for 2019, our Bicentennial!
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else is going on?
  • Goat Yoga at 7501 County Road 426 in Hannibal, Click here for more information.
  • Adulting 101 at Hannibal Free Public Library 6 p.m. Mondays, classes will cover a wide range of useful life skills such as finance, cooking, car maintenance, education and more.
  • Halloween Street Dance 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 25 in downtown Hannibal
  • Halloween Parade 6 p.m. Oct. 26 in downtown Hannibal
  • Living Dead Windows 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26 in downtown Hannibal
  • Halloween Festivities in downtown Hannibal Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. Jaycees Trunk-or-Treat, 5-8 p.m. Main Street Trick-or-Treat, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Hannibal Police Department Safe Halloween Party at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center; 7:30 p.m. to midnight, Jaycees Haunted House.
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