COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

**The City of Kirksville will be laying water mains on West Harrison Street between Main Street and Centennial Street beginning approximately 7am Monday Sept 29th. The repairs are expected to last approximately three weeks, depending on the weather.  Traffic control will be in effect, no parking will be allowed along the North side of the street in the construction zone, and traffic will be reduced to one lane at times.

**Forget-Me-Not fundraiser will be held Saturday October 4th from 9am to 2pm at the Kirksville Wal-Mart and Hy-Vee. Come out and support your Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary – North Missouri Chapter/Unit 48 in Kirksville.

**Adair County Health Department will have flu shots available beginning Oct 1st. Fly Shot Clinic dates are Oct 1st, 3rd, 6th, 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 27th, 29th, and the 31st at the Health Clinic. Walk in clinics from 8am to 4pm on these dates at the Health Department at 1001 S Jamison in Kirksville, MO. 660-665-8491. Clinics are for individuals - ages 6 months old and older.

**Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a FREE six-week educational series for those taking care of others, will begin on Thursday, October 9th from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Faith United Methodist Church at 1602 E Illinois in Kirksville. The program by the Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network and Northeast Missouri Area Agency of Aging. Call 660-665-0300 to pre-register.

**Sullivan County 4-H is celebrating National 4-H Week from October 5th to 11th with a 4-H Open House and Skill-a-thon. The Open House and Skill-a-thon will be on October 11th from 1pm to 3pm at the Milan Community Center. A skill-a-thon is an event filled with hands on activities to showcase some of what 4-H has to offer. There will be booths with activities, games, and live animals. Refreshments will also be provided. It is free and open to the public.

**The Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department is having a Creative Writing Workshop from October 2nd to October 30th on Mondays and Thursdays in the basement of the EDA Building at 315 S Franklin in Kirksville. Register at the Aquatic Center. $15 per person and open for all ages. Instructor will be Ryan Clark.

**Adair County Health Department’s Drive –Thru Flu Clinic is scheduled for October 23rd at the NEMO Fairgrounds from 1pm to 7pm. More information coming soon. http://adair.lphamo.org

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

 

Wednesday, October 1st

--Kirksville Region—

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

**The Schuyler County Health Department Drive-Thru Flu Clinic will be today from 10am to 2pm at the First Christian Church in Lancaster, MO.

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

**Adair County Health Department will have flu shots available beginning Oct 1st. Fly Shot Clinic dates are Oct 1st, 3rd, 6th, 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 27th, 29th, and the 31st at the Health Clinic. Walk in clinics from 8am to 4pm on these dates at the Health Department at 1001 S Jamison in Kirksville, MO. 660-665-8491. Clinics are for individuals - ages 6 months old and older.

**Macon Police Department is having the 2nd Annual City Employee Softball Game is today at 6:30pm at Don Schelle Field. There is a $2 spectator fee for this fundraising event.

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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.

**The Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department is having a Creative Writing Workshop from October 2nd to October 30th on Mondays and Thursdays in the basement of the EDA Building at 315 S Franklin in Kirksville. Register at the Aquatic Center. $15 per person and open for all ages. Instructor will be Ryan Clark.

**Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a FREE six-week educational series for those taking care of others, will begin on Thursday, October 9th from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Faith United Methodist Church at 1602 E Illinois in Kirksville. The program by the Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network and Northeast Missouri Area Agency of Aging. Call 660-665-0300 to pre-register.

----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.

**There will be a PORK STEAK LUNCHEON at the Kirksville Moose Lodge today from 11am to 1pm. “Best tender pork steak, au gratin potatoes, green beans, cole slaw and desserts.” Carry out is available at 660-665-8300. Proceeds go to benefit their Lodge 1751.

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

Saturday, October 4th

--Kirksville Region—

**Handlebars for Hooters will be today. The KV Moose Riders are hosting a Poker Run for Breast Cancer today. The run will start at the Kirksville Moose Lodge. Sign in starts at 10am – Last Bike out at 11am. Anyone and everyone is invited to participate. 2 wheels, 3 wheels or more.

**Benefit for Larry Howe (to help defray medical expenses after his heart attack and related surgeries) will be today at 508 Oakland Ave in Novinger, MO. Lunch served from Noon will it is gone with menu: pulled pork, ham, and smoked turkey. Auction will be at 2pm. Live Band will be from 9pm to Midnight. For more information or to make donations, contact: Julie Cowles at 660-216-8456 or Linda O’Brien at 660-342-3888.

**The Macon Police Department is having the Wounded Warrior Project Basketball Games at 7pm tonight at the Moberly High School Gymnasium. There is a $5 spectator fee for this fundraising event.

**Forget-Me-Not fundraiser will be held today from 9am to 2pm at the Kirksville Wal-Mart and Hy-Vee. Come out and support your Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary – North Missouri Chapter/Unit 48 in Kirksville.

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

Sunday, October 5th

--Kirksville Region—

**The New Hope Church in Millard, MO will be hosting the Renewed Gospel Quartet tonight at 6:30pm. The public is invited to hear this wonderful group.

**Sullivan County 4-H is celebrating National 4-H Week from October 5th to 11th with a 4-H Open House and Skill-a-thon. The Open House and Skill-a-thon will be on October 11th from 1pm to 3pm at the Milan Community Center. A skill-a-thon is an event filled with hands on activities to showcase some of what 4-H has to offer. There will be booths with activities, games, and live animals. Refreshments will also be provided. It is free and open to the public.

**Immaculate Conception School Oktoberfest will be held today from 11am to 4:30pm.

**The Hamilton Street Baptist Church is hosting a viewing of “Harvest America with Greg Laurie” live from Dallas today at 6pm. One Day. One Church. One Message.

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

Monday, October 6th

--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 – 1:15pm to 6pm. Christian Church. 120 W Moore St in La Plata, MO.

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

Tuesday, October 7th

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

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

Wednesday, October 8th

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 2pm to 6pm. Atlanta High School. 600 S Atterberry in Atlanta, MO.

**Sullivan County 4-H is celebrating National 4-H Week from October 5th to 11th with a 4-H Open House and Skill-a-thon. The Open House and Skill-a-thon will be on October 11th from 1pm to 3pm at the Milan Community Center. A skill-a-thon is an event filled with hands on activities to showcase some of what 4-H has to offer. There will be booths with activities, games, and live animals. Refreshments will also be provided. It is free and open to the public.

 

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

Thursday, October 9th

--Kirksville Region—

**Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a FREE six-week educational series for those taking care of others, will begin on Thursday, October 9th from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Faith United Methodist Church at 1602 E Illinois in Kirksville. The program by the Northeast Missouri Rural Health Network and Northeast Missouri Area Agency of Aging. Call 660-665-0300 to pre-register.

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

Friday, October 10th

--Kirksville Region—

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

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

Saturday, October 11th

--Kirksville Region—

**Sullivan County 4-H is celebrating National 4-H Week from October 5th to 11th with a 4-H Open House and Skill-a-thon. The Open House and Skill-a-thon will be on TODAY from 1pm to 3pm at the Milan Community Center. A skill-a-thon is an event filled with hands on activities to showcase some of what 4-H has to offer. There will be booths with activities, games, and live animals. Refreshments will also be provided. It is free and open to the public.

**Novinger Renewal will be hosting a Community Wiener Roast today at 6pm at the Novinger Fairgrounds. Hotdogs, buns, drinks and table service will be furnished. Attendees are encouraged to bring fingers foods and lawn chairs.

 

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

Sunday, October 12th

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Monday, October 13th

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Tuesday, October 14th

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Wednesday, October 15th

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Thursday, October 16th

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Friday, October 17th

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Saturday, October 18h

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Sunday, October 19th

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Monday, October 20th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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Tuesday, October 21st

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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:

**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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