COMMUNITY CALENDAR

   

**Hershey Track and Field Games will be on Saturday May 3rd from 1pm to 3pm at TSU’s Stokes Stadium. Children ages 5 to 14 years old. Are invited to participate in this free event. Children must be registered by Friday April 25th! Registration forms can be picked up at the Kirksville Aquatic Center or printed off the city’s website: www.kirksvillecity.com

For more info contact the Kirksville Park and Recreation Department at 627-1485

 

**The Kirksville Women of Today have established a new Free Assistance Program through the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Aquatic Center for the summer of 2014. Children age 17 and under may apply for up to two $25 Scholarships to be applied to any recreation or aquatic program (if two scholarships are awarded, one must be towards swimming lessons). Applications are due Friday April 25th and can be found at the Kirksville Aquatic Center or the city’s website www.kirksvillecity.com

For more information about the scholarships call the Aquatic Center at 627-1485

 

**The City of Kirksville is having their Spring Appliance Pick-up, free of charge (regardless of whether it contains Freon.) Call the City of Kirksville for more information and to schedule a pick up during the week of April 21-25. Appliances eligible for pick up include refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens, Air conditioning units, washers, dryers, dishwashers, toaster ovens, furnaces, hot water heaters and space heaters. Please remove food and other debris from appliances before the scheduled pick up date.

 

**Town-Wide Yard Sales will be held in Novinger on Saturday, April 26th beginning at 8:00 a.m. Maps featuring registered sales will be available at the Novinger Community Center, along with homemade cinnamon rolls and a multi-family sale. Sandwiches will be served for lunch.

 

**The City of Kirksville is currently accepting Household Hazard Waste (HHW) drop off appointments for all residents of the city of Kirksville . HHW may be dropped of between 9am to 12pm (Noon) on July 19 and September 20. Citizens must call the Public Works Department at 660-627-1291 to schedule appointments. Appointments are required to ensure qualified staff members are available to assist citizens with disposal of eligible products. The facility is housed at the Public Works Complex at 2001 N Osteopathy in Kirksville .

 

**Ray Miller Elementary is collecting boxtops to benefit their school. You may drop off the boxtops anytime at school or give to a child that attends the elementary school.

 

**The Rotary Club of Kirksville has begun preparation for the construction of a new sign at Rotary Park . This construction process may last many months, and during this time parking will be limited at the Veteran’s Memorial parking lot.

 

**MOSI ( Missouri and Southern Iowa ) Art Guild created to serve local two and three dimensional artists. Monthly meeting on the second Thursday of each month at the Kirksville Arts Center at 5pm. Meetings provide networking, information, and information on what is happening in the arts For more information contact Colleen Wagner at 660-988-2694

 

**Schuyler County Health Department Open Clinic every Wednesday 8:00am to 4pm. Services we offer during clinic include: blood sugar screening, immunizations, lead testing, hemoglobin testing, pregnancy tests, T.B. Testing, and lab draws (with a physician order.)  No appointments needed.  Please bring current insurance information. Also provide Home Health services to clients who qualify.  Call with any questions 660-457-3721

**Adair County Public Library’s “Children’s Story Times” will run from September thru April. Morning classes will begin at 10:30am which include the “Wiggles & Giggles” for 2 year olds on Thursday Mornings (children must be accompanied by an adult the whole time.) and the “Bookworm Club” for 3-5 year olds on Friday Mornings (adults are encouraged to stay for the program and must remain in the building).

 

** Ignite Children’s Ministry Wednesday night program TeamKid at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Kirksville at 6pm to 7:30pm. TeamKid is for kids K-5th grade and includes Bible stories, scripture memory, life application, missions, group fellowship time and food. Call 660-665-0633 to register.

 

**The third Tuesday of each month the Christian Motorcyclist Association local chapter Bondage Breakers #1013 will meet and eat in Kirksville at 6 p.m.  Call 660-342-8787 to get more info and find out where to meet.  The Bondage Breakers support all motorcyclists regardless of what they ride. 

**Join the Adopt a Buddy program through the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri .  Purchase a Buddy Pack for a student at Kirksville Primary or Ray Miller, Brashear, and Novinger Elementary and help a child get extra nutrition to support better growing and learning.  152 children at the school receive food every week as part of the Buddy Pack program.  All it takes is $15 per month or $180 a year to provide a Buddy Pack for the entire school year.  To adopt a buddy today, visit www.sharefoodbringhope.org/adoptabuddy or call The Food Bank at 1-800-764-3663. Help by mail by making checks payable to “Adopt-a-Buddy” and mailing them to Alliant Bank, P.O. Box 946 , Kirksville , MO 63501

**Grief Share meets every Tuesday at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Kirksville at 7 p.m.  1701 Jamison Street . 

**The Adair County Health Department is now accepting applications from citizens wishing to serve the community as a public health volunteer.  Volunteers will be trained and prepared to handle public health emergencies requiring immediate response and assist in community education on emergency preparedness.  Questions and concerns should be addressed to Jim LeBaron, Administrator of the Adair County Health Department.  Call 660-665-8491 or visit the health department’s website: www.adair.lphamo.org 

**People are encouraged to drop off unwanted cell phones to be used to benefit Troops overseas. Following Locations: Bank of Macon, a division of the Bank of Kirksville , at 1512 N Missouri in Macon , JP’s Tux and Tees at 101 Vine St in Macon . Cole Motor Sales and Cycles at 814 Bloomington St in Bevier. Pro-tech Co at 2411 E Illinois St in Kirksville , and Trustee’s Cycle Shop at W 24 Highway in Moberly. For more info contact Jan Watts at 660-349- 9134

 

 

**Lighthouse Assembly of God Presents MEGA SPORTS CAMP after school program. Dynamic Bible Lessons. Every Wednesday from 3pm to 5pm. Wacky Games, Rally’s, Rewards, Special Guest Appearances. Concessions. Coach Huddle. Contact 660-332-7947.

 

**Lighthouse of Love Praying Hand Mission formerly Help Hands Mission at 111 E Harrison in Kirksville has a new phone number 627-6227.

 

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****IF YOU ARE A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION AND WOULD LIKE TO POST AN ITEM ON THE COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SEND IT TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT  TO:

COMMUNITY CALENDAR P.O. BOX 130 KIRKSVILLE , MO , 63501

OR BY EMAIL AT RADIONWS@CABLEONE.NET WITH SUBJECT HEADING "COMMUNITY CALENDAR". 

******* INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED: NAME OF EVENT, TIME, PLACE, PHYSICAL ADDRESS INCLUDING THE TOWN, PHONE NUMBER CONTACT AND ANYTHING EXTRA YOU WOULD LIKE TO INCLUDE. 

(IF A PHONE NUMBER OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION IS MISSING, WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO POST YOUR EVENT.)

***If you see any information that may be incorrect or if an event is canceled, please call us at 660-665-3781

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 23rd

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Macon County Health Department – Lead Testing Clinic 7:45am to 11:30am and 1pm to 5pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon , MO. 660-385-4711

 

**Blood Drive – 1pm to 6pm. Wal-Mart Supercenter . 2206 N Baltimore in Kirksville , MO.

 

**Week of the Young Child – Join the Kirksville Child Development and Kirksville Parks and Recreation  April 21-25th for a week long celebration of young children and families. All events are free and open to the public. For more information call 660-627-1485. April 23rd – Storybook Trail from 10am to 8pm at the Hike/Bike trail at the High School. Stop by anytime to take a walk while reading a Dr. Seuss story along the trail.

 

**Hershey Track and Field Games will be on Saturday May 3rd from 1pm to 3pm at TSU’s Stokes Stadium. Children ages 5 to 14 years old. Are invited to participate in this free event. Children must be registered by Friday April 25th! Registration forms can be picked up at the Kirksville Aquatic Center or printed off the city’s website: www.kirksvillecity.com

For more info contact the Kirksville Park and Recreation Department at 627-1485

 

**The Kirksville Women of Today have established at new Free Assistance Program through the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Aquatic Center for the summer of 2014. Children age 17 and under may apply for up to two $25 Scholarships to be applied to any recreation or aquatic program (if two scholarships are awarded, one must be towards swimming lessons). Applications are due Friday April 25th and can be found at the Kirksville Aquatic Center or the city’s website www.kirksvillecity.com

For more information about the scholarships call the Aquatic Center at 627-1485

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Thursday, April 24th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Macon County Health Department – Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol Screening 7:45am to 11:30am. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon , MO. 660-385-4711

 

**Adair County Public Library Computer class today at 4pm. Registration fee $5. Topic: “Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.” Register at the Library and payment is due at the time of registration. If less than 3 people sign up by 5pm the day before, class will be cancelled by the library and refunds will be issued. For more information call 665-6038

 

**KHS Jazz Band Concert tonight at 7pm at the Kirksville Arts Association building. The KHS Art Exhibit also opens this evening.

 

** Kirksville Community String Orchestra will be performing their spring concert tonight at 7pm in the Life Church Auditorium at 112 W Potter in Kirksville .

 

**Week of the Young Child – Join the Kirksville Child Development and Kirksville Parks and Recreation  April 21-25th for a week long celebration of young children and families. All events are free and open to the public. For more information call 660-627-1485. April 24th – Park Scavenger Hunt from 8am to 7pm at the Neighborhood parks. Pick up your scavenger hunts at the Aquatic Center and return the completed hunts to get your prize.

 

**Blood Drive – 2pm to 6pm. Newtown Harris R 3 School. 306 N main in Newtown , MO. To honor the memory of Marty Neighbors.

 

 

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Friday, April 25th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Large Surplus Plant Sale at the Truman State University Greenhouse on Patterson Street in Kirksville . All day from 9am to 4pm. Sale is open to everyone. Most plants are $5 or less. Includes varieties of house and tropical plants. Temporary Parking Permits – at Public Safety, on Patterson St, West End of the old Grim Smith Hospital . Sponsored by the TSU Biology Department.

 

**Week of the Young Child – Join the Kirksville Child Development and Kirksville Parks and Recreation  April 21-25th for a week long celebration of young children and families. All events are free and open to the public. For more information call 660-627-1485. April 25th – Family Dance and Fun at 6pm held at the Rotary Park Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic supper and join us or a night of family fun and dancing.

 

**Hershey Track and Field Games will be on Saturday May 3rd from 1pm to 3pm at TSU’s Stokes Stadium. Children ages 5 to 14 years old. Are invited to participate in this free event. Children must be registered by Friday April 25th! Registration forms can be picked up at the Kirksville Aquatic Center or printed off the city’s website: www.kirksvillecity.com

For more info contact the Kirksville Park and Recreation Department at 627-1485

 

**The Kirksville Women of Today have established at new Free Assistance Program through the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Aquatic Center for the summer of 2014. Children age 17 and under may apply for up to two $25 Scholarships to be applied to any recreation or aquatic program (if two scholarships are awarded, one must be towards swimming lessons). Applications are due Friday April 25th and can be found at the Kirksville Aquatic Center or the city’s website www.kirksvillecity.com

For more information about the scholarships call the Aquatic Center at 627-1485

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Saturday, April 26th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Town-Wide Yard Sales will be held in Novinger on Saturday, April 26th beginning at 8:00 a.m. Maps featuring registered sales will be available at the Novinger Community Center, along with homemade cinnamon rolls and a multi-family sale. Sandwiches will be served for lunch.

 

**Benefit for Ronnie Partin tonight at the Kirksville Moose Lodge at 5:30pm. Help Ronnie and his family fight against cancer and raise money to help with his medical bill expenses and needs. Free will offering Soup/Sandwich dinner. Live Auction. Gun Raffle.  For more information call Beth Bray at 660-342-4302 or Amy Baumgartner at 660-342-3353

 

**Hazardous Material Incident Response Awareness meeting at the Memphis Fire Department today from 9am to 5pm.247 Walkin Rd in Memphis, MO. For more information contact Lori Blatter, Hazmat Training Administrator at 573-526-9241

 

**7th Annual Celebrity Dinner is today at the Kirksville Primary School at 7pm. The event was rescheduled from January due to weather. Theme is A&E and tickets are still available for $25. Contact the high school at 665-4631

 

**Today 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Macon Police Department and the

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in conjunction with the Macon Municipal Utilities, the Macon Public Water Supply District and Missouri Rural Water Association will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to C&R Supermarket Parking Lot at 703 East Briggs Drive in Macon . (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

 

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry today from 11am to ? at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church at 802 W Hamilton St in Kirksville . A number is required to receive food and numbers will be given out after 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security cards for each member of the household, proof of residency in Adair County (examples: an utility bill or other mail with your name and address on it). Also bring a box or laundry basket or something to carry the items home in.

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Sunday, April 27th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Register today for the Walk MS event at Truman State University today at 1pm at Stokes Stadium. Register today at GatewayMSwalk.org or 1-888-372-1331. Come together and raise funds to help make a difference in the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

 

Monday, April 28th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Macon County Health Department – TB testing 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon , MO. 660-385-4711

 

**Blood Drive – 2:30pm to 7:30pm. Heartland Christian Academy . 101 Nations Blvd in Bethel , MO.

 

**Blood Drive – 11am to 4pm. North Shelby High School, 3071 Hwy 15 North in Shelbyville, MO.

 

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Tuesday, April 29th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Macon County Health Department – TB testing 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon , MO. 660-385-4711

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Wednesday, April 30th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Thursday, May 1st

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Friday, May 2nd

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Saturday, May 3rd

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Sunday, May 4th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Monday, May 5th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Tuesday, May 6th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Wednesday, May 7th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Thursday, May 8th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Friday, May 9th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Saturday, May 10th

 

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----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

Sunday, May 11th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

 

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----

 

 

 

 

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VOLUNTEERS/ITEMS NEEDED:

 

** SENIOR CENTER OF MACON NEEDS PEOPLE TO DELIVER MEALS TO SENIORS AND THOSE UNABLE TO COME TO THEIR SITE TO EAT.  VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FROM 10 AM TO AROUND NOON.  VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED TO PREPARE MEALS ON SITE AND TO SERVE.  CALL 660-385-6411.

 

**HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST MISSOURI NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND COMPANIONSHIP TO HOSPICE PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS. A TRAINING CLASS  IS PROVIDED TO ALL INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS. CALL HOSPICE AT 660-627-9711 WITH QUESTIONS.

 

***HOPE'S KITCHEN, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT PREPARES FREE MEALS FOR OVER 200 KIRKSVILLE RESIDENTS, NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR THE THIRD AND FOURTH SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH BETWEEN 9 AM TO 2 PM.  MOST WORK 2 1/2 HOUR SHIFTS.  CALL TIM TUCKER AT 660-626-2424 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

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ART/MUSEUM DISPLAYS:

 

*** ADAIR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, WED-FRI 1-4 PM, 211 SOUTH ELSON, KIRKSVILLE .  DISPLAYS OF ARTIFACTS INCLUDING PIONEER ITEMS, NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS AND COLLECTIONS OF MILITARY OBJECTS.  CALL 660-665-6502.

 

***STILL NATIONAL OSTEOPATHIC MUSEUM, 800 WEST JEFFERSON, KIRKSVILLE .  DR. ANDREW TAYLOR STILL FOUNDED OSTEOPATHY MEDICINE IN KIRKSVILLE IN 1892.  MUSEUM COLLECTION INCLUDES ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS THAT SPAN OVER 150 YEARS OF THE EVOLUTION OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE.  INCLUDES A COMPLETELY DISSECTED HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM, ONE OF ONLY FOUR IN THE WORLD.  CALL 660-626-2359.

***EXHIBITION OF AMTRAK HISTORY, HWY 63, LAPLATA.  THE EXHIBIT IS INSIDE TWO AMTRAK BAGGAGE CARS.  INCLUDES CASES FULL OF TRAIN AND AMTRAK MEMORABILIA INCLUDING MENUS AND DISHES USED ON PASSENGER TRAINS THROUGH THE YEARS.  CALL 660-332-4669.

***MISSOURI CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE, 3900 S. BALTIMORE, KIRKSVILLE .  EXHIBIT INCLUDES A LIVE BEE HIVE, AN AQUARIUM OF MISSOURI FISH, SNAKE DISPLAY, PELT STATION, FLY FISHING AND MANY OTHER NATURE EXHIBITS.  CALL 660-785-2420.

 

**** MARK TWAIN MUSEUM EXHIBIT, MARK TWAIN MUSEUM GALLERY, 120 NORTH MAIN STREET , HANNIBAL .  LOCAL ARTIST TALENT SHOWCASE PLUS 15 ORIGINAL NORMAN ROCKWELL PAINTINGS INCLUDING “THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER AND HUCKLEBERRY FINN.”  MEMBERS FREE, $5 NON-MEMBERS.  CALL 573-221-9010.

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SERVICES:

 

**VISIT KIRKSVILLE.KLIFE.COM FOR K-LIFE EVENT INFORMATION.

 

**FREE PARENTING, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, JOB READINESS & G.E.D.              

  CLASSES ANYTIME AT:

-THE KIRKSVILLE AREA TECHNICAL CENTER ON COTTAGE GROVE  8AM-3PM  M-F.

-THE MISSOURI CAREER CENTER INSIDE THE MOBERLY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE- KIRKSVILLE CAMP US G.E.D/A.B.E. 2- 5 PM. M-Th

- MILAN 'S CON-AGRA NELSON CENTER MON. & WED. 8am-NOON & 1-4:30 p.m. & TUES. & THURS.  1-9:30 p.m.

 

**IF PUTNAM, SULLIVAN, OR LINN COUNTY SENIORS NEED ASSISTANCE WITH FINDING  SERVICES AND RESOURCES, MEDICARE, MEDICAID, INSURANCE, OR TRANSPORTATION, ROBIN KNOWLES, THE AGING RESOURCE CONSULTANT IS AVAILABLE AT THE UNIONVILLE CENTER MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY--> 947-2529 OR 216-5270.

 

*** NORTHEAST MISSOURI AREA AGENCY ON AGING, NEW PROGRAM TO HELP REIMBURSE DRIVERS OF PERSONS 60 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER THAT NEED HELP GETTING TO DOCTOR OR MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS.  CALL 660-665-4682 OR 1-800-664-6338.

 

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