COMMUNITY CALENDAR

**The Kirksville Arts Association is having Gallery Hours for Bernard Perlin’s collection “An Artist Goes to War” from November 7, 2014 to January 3, 2015. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Thursday 1pm to 5pm, Friday 1pm to 7pm, and Saturday 1pm to 5pm. 117 South Franklin in Kirksville.

**The 1st Christian Church of Kirksville will present their 41st Living Nativity Sunday evening, December 14 on the east lawn of the church, located at 100 N. High St.  The scene will face Harrison St. The Nativity scene will tell the story of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus, the Angel, and the arrival of the Shepards and Wisemen.  Live animals will include a donkey, sheep and cows. Performances will begin at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Each performance lasts approximately 20 minutes in length.  After each performance visitors are welcome to pet the animals and go inside the church annex for refreshments.

**2nd Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be Saturday December 20th at the Truman State University Student Union Building on Franklin Street in Kirksville. The meal will be served at 5pm and festivities will begin at 6pm. Join them in a festive evening of free food and fun and fellowship with others. The dinner is intended for everyone. Come and join. For more information call Frank Vorhees at 660-676-2682 or Stachia Vorhees at 660-676-2681

**The NMCAA will be CLOSED December 25, 2014 through January 1, 2015. All crisis phone messages, over the holiday closing will be responded to or on Monday December 29th or December 30th.

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution Saturday December 27th at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) starting at 11am. A number is required to receive food and be given out beginning at 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security of each family member living with you, and proof of residency – example: a utility bill or other mail with your name and current and address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home.

**Macon County Health Department – Open Mondays through Thursdays. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**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

** 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. For more information, contact Susan Dublin at 773-719-7218 or email at susand@sharefoodbringhope.org

**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

 

Saturday, December 13th

--Kirksville Region—

**The 1st Christian Church of Kirksville will present their 41st Living Nativity Sunday evening, December 14th on the east lawn of the church, located at 100 N. High St.  The scene will face Harrison St. The Nativity scene will tell the story of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus, the Angel, and the arrival of the Shepards and Wisemen.  Live animals will include a donkey, sheep and cows. Performances will begin at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Each performance lasts approximately 20 minutes in length.  After each performance visitors are welcome to pet the animals and go inside the church annex for refreshments.

**Schuyler County Nutrition Site Bake Sale Fundraiser will be Friday December 19th at the Nutrition Site from 9am to 2pm.

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

Sunday, December 14th

--Kirksville Region—

**The 1st Christian Church of Kirksville will present their 41st Living Nativity Sunday evening, December 14th on the east lawn of the church, located at 100 N. High St.  The scene will face Harrison St. The Nativity scene will tell the story of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus, the Angel, and the arrival of the Shepards and Wisemen.  Live animals will include a donkey, sheep and cows. Performances will begin at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Each performance lasts approximately 20 minutes in length.  After each performance visitors are welcome to pet the animals and go inside the church annex for refreshments.

**Grace Kids invite you to “The Christmas Carol Special Reports” tonight at 6pm at the Grace Community Bible Church, 1501 East Northtown Road in Kirksville. Special performance by Lil’ Grace Kids. Admission is a plate of cookies to share and a canned or non-perishable food item to be donated to the Kirksville Christian Food Depot.

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

Monday, December 15th

--Kirksville Region—

**The Missouri Department of Conservation’s program “Knee High Naturalists” for ages 3 to 6 years old will be from 10:30am to 11:30am today at the Northeast Regional Office at 3500 S Baltimore in Kirksville. The theme is “Fox Tales.” Discover more about foxes with them. No registration is required for these programs unless stated. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. All programs are free. If any questions, contact Amanda Moore at 660-785-2420

**Macon County Health Department – TB TESTING. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic – 8am to 4pm. Open Clinic: 8am to 4pm. Offering Immunizations, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, and Blood Sugar Screenings. STD testing is also available. Family Planning Clinic – 8am to 4pm (by Appointment.)

**2nd Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be Saturday December 20th at the Truman State University Student Union Building on Franklin Street in Kirksville. The meal will be served at 5pm and festivities will begin at 6pm. Join them in a festive evening of free food and fun and fellowship with others. The dinner is intended for everyone. Come and join. For more information call Frank Vorhees at 660-676-2682 or Stachia Vorhees at 660-676-2681

**Macon County Health Department. TB Testing – 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

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

Tuesday, December 16th

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department – TB TESTING. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**Schuyler County Nutrition Site Bake Sale Fundraiser will be Friday December 19th at the Nutrition Site from 9am to 2pm.

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic – 8am to 4pm.

**Macon County Health Department. TB Testing – 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

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

Wednesday, December 17th

--Kirksville Region—

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic – 8am to 6pm. Open Clinic: 8am to 4pm. Offering Immunizations, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, and Blood Sugar Screenings. STD testing is also available.

**2nd Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be Saturday December 20th at the Truman State University Student Union Building on Franklin Street in Kirksville. The meal will be served at 5pm and festivities will begin at 6pm. Join them in a festive evening of free food and fun and fellowship with others. The dinner is intended for everyone. Come and join. For more information call Frank Vorhees at 660-676-2682 or Stachia Vorhees at 660-676-2681

**Macon County Health Department. Immunization Clinic 8am to 11:30am and 1pm to 5pm. – 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

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

Thursday, December 18th

--Kirksville Region—

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution Saturday December 27th at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) starting at 11am. A number is required to receive food and be given out beginning at 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security of each family member living with you, and proof of residency – example: a utility bill or other mail with your name and current and address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home.

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic – 8am to 4pm.

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

Friday, December 19th

--Kirksville Region—

**Schuyler County Nutrition Site Bake Sale Fundraiser will be Friday December 19th at the Nutrition Site from 9am to 2pm.

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic – 8am to 4pm. Open Clinic: 8am to 4pm. Offering Immunizations, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, and Blood Sugar Screenings. STD testing is also available.

 

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

Saturday, December 20th

--Kirksville Region—

**2nd Annual Community Christmas Dinner will be today at the Truman State University Student Union Building on Franklin Street in Kirksville. The meal will be served at 5pm and festivities will begin at 6pm. Join them in a festive evening of free food and fun and fellowship with others. The dinner is intended for everyone. Come and join. For more information call Frank Vorhees at 660-676-2682 or Stachia Vorhees at 660-676-2681

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

Sunday, December 21st

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Monday, December 22nd

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department. TB Testing – 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

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

Tuesday, December 23rd

--Kirksville Region—

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution Saturday December 27th at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) starting at 11am. A number is required to receive food and be given out beginning at 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security of each family member living with you, and proof of residency – example: a utility bill or other mail with your name and current and address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home.
**Macon County Health Department. TB Testing – 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

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

Wednesday, December 24th
Christmas Eve!

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department will be CLOSING AT 3pm today. Lead Testing from 8am to 11am and 1pm to 2:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

 

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

Thursday, December 25th
Merry Christmas

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department will be closed today.

 

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

Friday, December 26th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Saturday, December 27th

--Kirksville Region—

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution today at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) starting at 11am. A number is required to receive food and be given out beginning at 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security of each family member living with you, and proof of residency – example: a utility bill or other mail with your name and current and address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home.

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

Sunday, December 28th

--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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FUNDRAISERS:

 

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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:

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-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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