COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

**OPEN TO PUBLIC - CARSEAT CHECKS AT Kirksville Fire Department - CARSEAT TECHNICIAN CLASS (PRACTICAL CHECKOFF/INSTALLING & CHECKING CARSEATS). 11AM-1PM   FRIDAY, JULY 18. RAIN OR SHINE. Questions – contact Captain Joe Schilling, Kirksville Fire Department, 401 N Franklin, Kirksville MO 63501   660-665-3734

**2nd Annual Back to School Baseball Bash sponsored by the City of Kirksville and the Kirksville Redbirds will be August 9th and 10th. Ages groups include 8u, 9u, 10u and 11u. Entries must be turned in by July 28th. 8u Coach Pitch - $200. 10u and 11u - $250. Pool play on Saturday. Single elimination play on Sunday. Trophies and Medals (limit 12 per team). For question contact – Daniel Ferguson at 660-314-7881, Shayne Thomas at 660-234-4502, or Robin Harden at 660-627-1485.

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be July 26th and August 23rd 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.

**Men’s and COED Masher Tournament August 2nd at the North Park Complex in Kirksville. Rules: $200 entry fee, ASA/uTrip/NSA, ASA stamped 52/300 balls, 3 HR per games with opportunity to buy HR tickets ($2 per ticket), plate and mat for strike, pitch height 6’ to 12’, and 1 and 1 count (no courtesy). COED: 5 & 5, you can bat guy on top and bottom and you can only 1 girl from another team – and she has to play catcher and has to be that last girl to bat. Contact: Kyle Gunnels at 660-341-8585 for more information.

**MissouriCures Education Foundation invites you to hear Rebecca McClanahan, RN (President of Missouri Nurses Association) on August 19th. Topic is “How to win an argument with a nutritionist: Reflections on Research-Practice Gap.” 7:30am – breakfast and registration. Program is 8am to 9am at the A.T. Still University Mehegan Classroom in the Gutensohn Clinic. Register by contacting Debbie at 314-993-1900 or DDavis@MissouriCures.org

**The First Christian Church in Unionville will have Vacation Bible School will b held August 4th – August 8th from 9am to 11:30am for ages 3yrs old to 5th grade. Share in crafts, food, biblical history time, games and songs. The First Christian Church  is located at 2608 Garfield in Unionville, MO. A celebration finale will be held in Bloomfield, IA at Camp IMO on Saturday. Call 660-947-2205, The First Christian Church in Unionville, MO if you have any questions or Call Nancy Jones 660-947-2244 for questions concerning the community event.

**The Kirksville 2013 Annual Water Quality Report is now available. Citizens may pick up a hard copy from the front counter at City Hall or the Public Complex.

** Kirksville’s traffic lights in the downtown area will be changed to flashing red for the next few months for evaluation of each intersection. They will be flashing red until September when the Council will evaluate each intersection and determine whether to change the lights to stop signs. Intersections included are: Jefferson to Main, Jefferson to Elson, Jefferson to Franklin, Jefferson to Marion, Marion to McPherson, Marion to Washington. These intersections are all now considered to be all-way stops.

**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 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.

**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
**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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 Thursday, July 24th

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department – CLOSED for Staff Meeting 1pm to 3pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**Hamilton Street Baptist Church 2014 Vacation Bible School starts July 27th and runs through July 31st from 6pm to 8pm. Ages 3 to Youth. 802 W Hamilton St in Kirksville. 660-665-4633

**Brashear United Methodist Church 2014 Vacation Bible School will run from July 27th to July 31st. Kick off is July 27th at 6pm with registration and pizza party. VBS will be from July 28th- July 30th from 6:15pm to 8:30pm. Thursday July 31st is the program at 7pm.

**2nd Annual Back to School Baseball Bash sponsored by the City of Kirksville and the Kirksville Redbirds will be August 9th and 10th. Ages groups include 8u, 9u, 10u and 11u. Entries must be turned in by July 28th. 8u Coach Pitch - $200. 10u and 11u - $250. Pool play on Saturday. Single elimination play on Sunday. Trophies and Medals (limit 12 per team). For question contact – Daniel Ferguson at 660-314-7881, Shayne Thomas at 660-234-4502, or Robin Harden at 660-627-1485.

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Friday, July 25th

--Kirksville Region—

**Summer on the Square in Downtown Kirksville at the Courthouse Lawn will be Fridays starting at 7pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. July 25th – Antique Song Show (Folk/County)

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Saturday, July 26th

--Kirksville Region—

**Kirksville Parks and Recreation Summer Movies at the Rotary Park Amphitheatre presents: Despicable Me 2 (rated PG). Free admission. Begins at dusk.

**Blood Drive – 11am to 3pm. Adair County Annex Building, 300 N Franklin in Kirksville, MO.

**Greentop Volunteer Fire Department Benefit today at the Greentop Fire Department Building from 5pm to 8pm. Pork Steak Dinner. Free will donations accepted. 660-949-2665

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be 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, July 27th

--Kirksville Region—

**Hamilton Street Baptist Church 2014 Vacation Bible School starts today (July 27th) and runs through July 31st from 6pm to 8pm. Ages 3 to Youth. 802 W Hamilton St in Kirksville. 660-665-4633

**Brashear United Methodist Church 2014 Vacation Bible School will run from July 27th to July 31st. Kick off is July 27th at 6pm with registration and pizza party. VBS will be from July 28th- July 30th from 6:15pm to 8:30pm. Thursday July 31st is the program at 7pm.

 

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Monday, July 28th

--Kirksville Region—

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

**Macon Municipal Pool is having a community pool party today from 5:30pm to 8pm. Free admission. Free hot dogs, chips, soda, snow-cones, and music. Contact the Municipal Pool at 660-385-4852

**2nd Annual Back to School Baseball Bash sponsored by the City of Kirksville and the Kirksville Redbirds will be August 9th and 10th. Ages groups include 8u, 9u, 10u and 11u. Entries must be turned in by July 28th. 8u Coach Pitch - $200. 10u and 11u - $250. Pool play on Saturday. Single elimination play on Sunday. Trophies and Medals (limit 12 per team). For question contact – Daniel Ferguson at 660-314-7881, Shayne Thomas at 660-234-4502, or Robin Harden at 660-627-1485.

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Tuesday, July 29th

--Kirksville Region—

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

 

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Wednesday, July 30th

--Kirksville Region—

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

 

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Thursday, July 31st 

--Kirksville Region—

**Macon County Health Department – Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Screenings from 8am to 11:30am. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**MissouriCures Education Foundation invites you to hear Rebecca McClanahan, RN (President of Missouri Nurses Association) on August 19th. Topic is “How to win an argument with a nutritionist: Reflections on Research-Practice Gap.” 7:30am – breakfast and registration. Program is 8am to 9am at the A.T. Still University Mehegan Classroom in the Gutensohn Clinic. Register by contacting Debbie at 314-993-1900 or DDavis@MissouriCures.org

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

Friday, August 1st 

--Kirksville Region—

**Summer on the Square in Downtown Kirksville at the Courthouse Lawn will be Fridays starting at 7pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. August 1st – Expression (American Songbook)

**The First Christian Church in Unionville will have Vacation Bible School will b held August 4th – August 8th from 9am to 11:30am for ages 3yrs old to 5th grade. Share in crafts, food, biblical history time, games and songs. The First Christian Church  is located at 2608 Garfield in Unionville, MO. A celebration finale will be held in Bloomfield, IA at Camp IMO on Saturday. Call 660-947-2205, The First Christian Church in Unionville, MO if you have any questions or Call Nancy Jones 660-947-2244 for questions concerning the community event.

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

Saturday, August 2nd 

--Kirksville Region—

**Men’s and COED Masher Tournament August 2nd at the North Park Complex in Kirksville. Rules: $200 entry fee, ASA/uTrip/NSA, ASA stamped 52/300 balls, 3 HR per games with opportunity to buy HR tickets ($2 per ticket), plate and mat for strike, pitch height 6’ to 12’, and 1 and 1 count (no courtesy). COED: 5 & 5, you can bat guy on top and bottom and you can only 1 girl from another team – and she has to play catcher and has to be that last girl to bat. Contact: Kyle Gunnels at 660-341-8585 for more information.

 

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

Sunday, August 3rd 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Monday, August 4th

--Kirksville Region—

**The First Christian Church in Unionville will have Vacation Bible School will b held August 4th – August 8th from 9am to 11:30am for ages 3 years old to 5th grade. Share in crafts, food, biblical history time, games and songs. The First Christian Church  is located at 2608 Garfield in Unionville, MO. A celebration finale will be held in Bloomfield, IA at Camp IMO on Saturday. Call 660-947-2205, The First Christian Church in Unionville, MO if you have any questions or Call Nancy Jones 660-947-2244 for questions concerning the community event.

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

Tuesday, August 5th 

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 1:30pm to 6:30pm. Chillicothe Comfort Inn. 250 Business Hwy 36 in Chillicothe, MO.

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

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

Wednesday, August 6th

--Kirksville Region—

 

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Thursday, August 7th 

--Kirksville Region—

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

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

Friday, August 8th

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 1pm to 5pm. Walgreens. 311 N Baltimore in Kirksville, MO.

**Summer on the Square in Downtown Kirksville at the Courthouse Lawn will be Fridays starting at 7pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. August 8 – Renewed (Gospel)

 

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

Saturday, August 9th 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Sunday, August 10th 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Monday, August 11th 

--Kirksville Region—

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

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Tuesday, August 12th 

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 3pm to 7pm. Queen of Peace Annex Building. 307 N Main in Ewing, MO.

**Blood Drive – 2pm to 6pm. Loch Haven. 701 Sunset Hills Drive in Macon, MO.

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

Wednesday, August 13th 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Thursday, August 14th 

--Kirksville Region—

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

**Blood Drive – 1pm to 6pm. Father Buhman Center. S 4th Street in Shelbina, MO.

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

Friday, August 15th 

--Kirksville Region—

**Summer on the Square in Downtown Kirksville at the Courthouse Lawn will be Fridays starting at 7pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. August 15 – Trouble Town (Classical)

 

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

Saturday, August 16th 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Sunday, August 17th 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Monday, August 18th 

--Kirksville Region—

 

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

Tuesday, August 19th 

--Kirksville Region—

**MissouriCures Education Foundation invites you to hear Rebecca McClanahan, RN (President of Missouri Nurses Association) on August 19th. Topic is “How to win an argument with a nutritionist: Reflections on Research-Practice Gap.” 7:30am – breakfast and registration. Program is 8am to 9am at the A.T. Still University Mehegan Classroom in the Gutensohn Clinic. Register by contacting Debbie at 314-993-1900 or DDavis@MissouriCures.org

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

Wednesday, August 20th 

--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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