COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

**3rd Annual Inspire 1 for JDRF 5K Run/Walk, 1.7 Mile Walk & Kids Fun Run. For JDRF benefitting Type 1 Diabetes Research will be Sept 27th. The Run/Walk will begin at 9am Sept 27th at the Kirksville Primary School at 1815 E Hamilton in Kirksville, MO. Packet Pickup Sept 27th morning from 7:45am to 8:45am. Register Online or donate at http://inspire1jdrf5k.weebly.com. Entry is $20 for 5K. $20 for 1.7 Mile Walk. And $10 for Kids Fun Run postmarked by 9/20. After 9/20 an addition $5 per entry. Race will be held rain or shine. Contact Melissa Chapman at mchapman1833@gmail.com or Julie Reuschel at govermo262@gmail.com in any questions.

**Tickets for the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department's fall dinner theatre are now on sale the Kirksville Aquatic Center. "Nunsense" will be performed at 22694 Rainbow Basin Trail in Kirksville, MO. Dinner theatre performances will be held on September 26 and 27 at 6pm. Dinner Theatre Tickets are $20 purchased between September 2nd through the 26th. Seating is limited. Tickets may not be purchased at the door. Non-dinner performances will be held Sept 25th at 7pm. Tickets for non-dinner performances will be $5 and may be purchased at the door. For more information contact the Kirksville Parks and Rec at 660-327-1485

**American Passenger Rail Heritage is hosting the 5th Annual Silver Rails Model Train Show on Saturday, October 18th from 9am to 3pm. Located at 202 E Moore Street in La Plata, MO. Entry fee is $3 per person at the door. For more information contact Bob Cox at 660-287-1714

**2014 NEMO Job Fair will be October 21st from 11am to 4pm at the NEMO Fairgrounds. 2700 East Illinois (Highway 11 East) in Kirksville, MO. Doors open at 11am.

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

**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 off between 9am to 12pm (Noon) on 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.

**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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Monday, September 22nd

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**IMPORTANT: Due to severe weather damage the Street Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department will begin picking up tree limbs and large brush on Monday, September 22, 2014. This scheduled time is for ALL areas of Kirksville. Limbs must be set curbside by 7 a.m., Monday, September 22nd. The work is expected to take the entire week of September 22 – 25. This brush and limb pick up will replace the previously scheduled Fall pick-up for the week of October 6 – 10. The City of Kirksville would like to remind citizens that the tree, limb, and brush disposal site located at 22376 W. State Hwy. 6, next to the Adair County Human Society, is open.

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

**Blood Drive – 2pm to 6pm. Green City Community Room. 4 S Green St in Green City, MO.

**OPEN MEETING for Missourians concerned about Ameren’s Proposed 345,00 Volt Transmission Line. The meeting will be today at 7pm at the Kirksville William Matthew Middle School Auditorium. Come support affected farmers, homeowners, and landowners.

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Tuesday, September 23rd

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department: Office Closed for Drive Thru Flu Clinic. 660-385-4711

**Blood Drive – 3pm to 7pm. Downing Christian Church. Route A in Downing, MO.

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

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Wednesday, September 24th

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department: Lead Testing Clinic – 8am to 11:30am and 1pm to 5pm. 503 North Missouri St in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

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Thursday, September 25th

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department: Closed from 1pm to 3pm for a Staff Meeting. 503 North Missouri St in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**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

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Friday, September 26th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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Saturday, September 27th

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Police Department is having their National Drug Take Back Event today from 10am - 2pm at the Parking Lot at 207 East Briggs Drive in Macon.

**Ranch Rodeo will be today at 6pm in Green Castle MO. Come and watch ranch hands loads, brand, and doctor wild calves. All proceeds go to Sullivan County Relay for Life. For more info e-mail Tammy Shafer at shafer@nemr.net

**Fall Macon City Wide Garage Sales Day is today from 7am - 2pm.  Information is available at our event website at www.maconcitywidegaragesales.webs.com. Proceeds benefit the 2015 Relay For Life of Macon County. Feel free to contact Modeste Ewing at 660-626-4040 or email modeste.ewing@cvalley.net if you have any questions about the event!  Registrations accepted until September 12th at 206 N Missouri St in Macon.

**Newark Rural Volunteer Fire Department Fish and Chicken Fry will be today and serving starts at 5:00 PM. Serving fried fish and chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, fried potatoes, and bread and butter with drink. Donations at the door and you may also pay your annual fire dues at the same time. Come on out, get your belly full and support your local Newark Volunteer Fire Department!

**4th Annual Kirksville BACON FEST is today in Downtown Kirksville, south side of the Courthouse. Event is 10am to 2pm. Miss Sizzle, Young Miss Sizzle, and Little Miss Bacon Bits Pagent at 10am on Courthouse steps. Car Show and Swap Meet from 10am to 3pm. There will be a kids zone, health zone, bacon recipe contest, and BLT sandwiches. Forms to participate in Pagent, Car Show, and Recipe Contest can be found at www.kirksvillechamber.com

**The Macon County Historical Society will host the Annual Sanatorium Reunion and Luncheon today at 10am at the Macon County Museum, south of Macon (across from the fairgrounds).  Bring your story and join as they talk about the Still-Hildreth Sanatorium. A doctor from Canada will be coming to hear the stories and learn about the operation of the Sanatorium. Questions – contact Merlyn Amidei at 660-346-1455

**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.

 

**3rd Annual Inspire 1 for JDRF 5K Run/Walk, 1.7 Mile Walk & Kids Fun Run. For JDRF benefitting Type 1 Diabetes Research. The Run/Walk will begin at 9am at the Kirksville Primary School at 1815 E Hamilton in Kirksville, MO. Packet Pickup this morning from 7:45am to 8:45am. Register Online or donate at http://inspire1jdrf5k.weebly.com. Entry is $20 for 5K. $20 for 1.7 Mile Walk. And $10 for Kids Fun Run postmarked by 9/20. After 9/20 an addition $5 per entry. Race will be held rain or shine. Contact Melissa Chapman at mchapman1833@gmail.com or Julie Reuschel at govermo262@gmail.com in any questions.

**Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day today from 9am to 4pm at the NEMO Fairgrounds (2700 E Illinois St in Kirksville, MO). Join the Missouri Department of Conservation and local businesses and organizations in celebration of National Hunting and Fishing day. All activities are free. Concession provided by Trinity 4-H Club of Adair County. There will be Presentations and Demonstrations throughout the day. Activities and information booths will also be there. Questions? Please call 660-758-2420

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Sunday, September 28th

--Kirksville Region—

**Hamilton Street Baptist Church is having a free movie night tonight at 6pm. Open to the public. Feel free to invite others. “Facing the Giants” will be shown in the Multipurpose room. 802 W Hamilton Street in Kirksville, MO.

**Turkey and Noodles Dinner will all the trimmings at St Martha Church in Wayland, MO today from 11am to 1:30pm. Adults $8; Ages 6-12 - $5.

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Monday, September 29th

--Kirksville Region—

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

 

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

Tuesday, September 30th

--Kirksville Region—

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

**Blood Drive – 12Pm to 6pm. Rehoboth Baptist Church at 100 Pfeiffer in Kirksville, MO.

 

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Wednesday, October 1st

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 1pm to 6pm. Highland High School. 21504 State Hwy 6 in Ewing, MO.

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Thursday, October 2nd

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 1pm to 6pm. Immanuel Methodist Church. 601 Washington in Canton, MO.

**Blood Drive – 10am to 3pm. Scotland County Hospital. Sigler St in Memphis, MO.

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

Friday, October 3rd

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive in memory of Stefani Lorton will be today from 1pm to 6pm at Highland Crest Assistant Living, 2204 S Halliburton in Kirksville.

**Blood Drive – 10am to 2pm. Putnam County Memorial Hospital. 1926 Oak in Unionville, MO.

**Blood Drive – 10am to 2pm. Missouri State Highway Patrol. 308 Pine Street in Macon, MO.

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

Saturday, October 4th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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Sunday, October 5th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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Monday, October 6th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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Tuesday, October 7th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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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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