COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

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** “Cup O’ Joe” Gathering of Veterans will be the first Wednesday of every month (Holidays Excluded) from 9am to 10am at the Cornerstone Church, 1702 N Elson Street in Kirksville. Veterans from all Branches are invited to a morning of refreshments. Mission is to Establish a network of Veterans, Learn about changes to Veterans Benefits, Camaraderie and Raffle off Prize(s). Call 660-785-2460 for more information. 


**The Kirksville Kiwanis Farmers' Market will run each Saturday from May through October, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on the west side of the Square in Kirksville. Come support your local farmers, growers, bakers, and craftspeople at the longest continual community service project in the City of Kirksville. For more information, please contact Susan Fitzgerald at 660-341-8716 or see the Kiwanis facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/kirksvillekiwanis 


**La Plata Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 4pm to 7pm at the Downtown Square in La Plata. 


**Scotland County Hospital is offering a free-of-charge Caregiver Resource Group for families and friends with loved ones in their care.  This monthly group will provide an opportunity for families/friends to discuss their current situation, receive guidance and advice from the facilitator, learn about community resources, and help each other with tips, advice, and learning experiences. Scotland County Hospital Annex Building, Senior Life Solutions Group Room at 450 E. Sigler Ave in Memphis, MO. Thursday, September 19th (3rd Thursday of Every Month) from 1:00-2:00pm. 2019 dates: October 17th, November 21st and December 19th.  


**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) Saturday September 28th 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 address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home. 


**Adair County Health Department is now able to accept the Anthem MO Exchange Insurance Plans known at the Pathway X for immunizations and other services. Be sure to stop by on a clinic day; which is Monday, Wednesday, Friday. 1001 South Jamison Street, Kirksville, MO 63501. (660) 665-8491


**Adair County Health Dept will have Open Clinics every Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8am-4pm They offer: Low cost lab work available, Immunizations for Children and Adults, Traveling Vaccines, TB Testing, Fasting Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure and Vital Signs checks. 1001 S Jamison St, Kirksville, MO 63501. 660-665-8491


**Missouri Veterans Commission office on the first floor of the Adair County Courthouse is now open. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. 660-785-2460


**The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767). 


**Macon County Health Department – Open Mondays through Thursdays. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


**Still Caring Community Clinic is a student run physician overseen medical and dental clinic that can help you get the health care you need. The Clinic will be the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at the Gutensohn Clinic at 800 W Jefferson St in Kirksville. Signs will be posted at the main entrance. Clinic Phone is 660-525-7824 or email the StillCaringCommuntyClinic@gmail.com. Please contact them to set up an appointment or for more information.

 

**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 8am 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's order.)  No appointment 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. 


**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 



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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


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Wednesday, September 18th


--Kirksville Region—


**Macon County Health Department – Immunization Clinic from 8am to 11:30am and 1pm to 5pm. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


**La Plata Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 4pm to 7pm at the Downtown Square in La Plata.


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Thursday, September 19th


--Kirksville Region—


**Macon County Health Department – Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings from 8am to 11:30am. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


**Blood Drive: 2pm to 6pm at the Bevier Baptist Church, 411 N Macon St in Kirksville. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767).


**Scotland County Hospital is offering a free-of-charge Caregiver Resource Group for families and friends with loved ones in their care.  This monthly group will provide an opportunity for families/friends to discuss their current situation, receive guidance and advice from the facilitator, learn about community resources, and help each other with tips, advice, and learning experiences. Scotland County Hospital Annex Building, Senior Life Solutions Group Room at 450 E. Sigler Ave in Memphis, MO. Thursday, September 19th (3rd Thursday of Every Month) from 1:00-2:00pm.


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Friday, September 20th


--Kirksville Region—


**Join Kirksville Park and Recreation and the NEMO Country Dance Club for the Annual Fall Dance at the Kirksville Moose Lodge on Friday September 20th from 8pm to 11pm. Music will be provided by the Silverado Band. Admission is $5 per person and all proceeds go to support NEMO Connect (Formerly Project Homeless Connect.)


**Farm Tour of Hersch Belgians, Duane & Sara Herschberger’s Farm and listen to how they turned a giant dream into reality.  They are 1 of only 4 competitive draft horse hitches in Missouri. FREE Meal at the Winigan Community Center. Listen to Dr. Jim Spain, University of Missouri Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Animal Science speak on what MU has to offer Sullivan County. If any questions call The University of MU Extension office in Sullivan County at 660-265-4541. 


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Saturday, September 21st


--Kirksville Region—


**The Kirksville Kiwanis Farmers' Market will run each Saturday from May through October, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on the west side of the Square in Kirksville. Come support your local farmers, growers, bakers, and craftspeople at the longest continual community service project in the City of Kirksville. For more information, please contact Susan Fitzgerald at 660-341-8716 or see the Kiwanis facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/kirksvillekiwanis 


**Viking reenactors will be at the Adair County Public Library on Saturday September 21, 2019 from 1 to 2 p.m.  Join us to see clothing, weapons, and hear about the Ravensborg longfort. This is a free event open to all ages. For more information, call the library at 665-6038. 1 Library Lane in Kirksville.


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Sunday, September 22nd


--Kirksville Region—


**Illinois Bend Community Church will have a Dedication Ceremony on Sunday September 22nd at 8:30am. Remodeling on the Church is complete. Come celebrate with them. Located 6 1/2 miles south of Kirksville on Highway 3, just south of the HH

junction, on the west side of the road. 660-349-0052.


**Schuyler County Nutrition Site in Lancaster, MO is having a Hot Beef Plate Fundraiser on Sunday September 22nd at the NW corner of the Square. Serving starts at 11:30am. Menu includes Hot Roast Beef plate with mashed potatoes and gravy, Green beans, assorted salads, variety of desserts, and drink included with meal. Free will donation accepted. All are welcome. 


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



Monday, September 23rd


--Kirksville Region—


**Macon County Health Department – WIC Recertification by appointment only. TB Testing. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


**Blood Drive: 12pm to 6pm at the First Christian Church, 806 E Briggs in Macon. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767). 


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



Tuesday, September 24th


--Kirksville Region—


**Macon County Health Department – WIC Voucher Pick Up. TB Testing. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


**Blood Drive: 2pm to 6pm at the Salisbury Senior Center, 304 S Broadway in Salisbury, MO. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767). 


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



Wednesday, September 25th


--Kirksville Region—


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


**Blood Drive: 11am to 4pm at the North Shelby High School, 3071 Hwy 15 North in Shelbyville, MO. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767).


**Blood Drive: 1pm to 6pm at the Marion County R-2 High School, 2905 Hwy D in Philadelphia, MO. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767). 


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



Thursday, September 26th


--Kirksville Region—


**Macon County Health Department – Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings from 8am to 11:30am. Office closed for Staff Meeting from 1pm to 3pm. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


**Blood Drive: 12pm to 6pm at the Rehoboth Baptist Church, 100 Pfieffer in Kirksville. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767).


**Blood Drive: 12pm to 6pm at the First Baptist Church, 363 N Washington in Kahoka, MO. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767). 


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



Friday, September 27th


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Saturday, September 28th


--Kirksville Region—


**The Kirksville Kiwanis Farmers' Market will run each Saturday from May through October, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM on the west side of the Square in Kirksville. Come support your local farmers, growers, bakers, and craftspeople at the longest continual community service project in the City of Kirksville. For more information, please contact Susan Fitzgerald at 660-341-8716 or see the Kiwanis facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/kirksvillekiwanis 


**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) Saturday September 28th 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 address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home. 


**Tattoos at the library! Join us on Saturday September 28, 2019 as Step Bedford, a local tattoo artist, will be on hand to discuss tattoo ideas, post care, his tattoo shop, and answer audience questions. This free event will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Adair County Public Library.  For more information, call the library at 665-6038. 1 Library Lane in Kirksville. 




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Sunday, September 29th


--Kirksville Region—




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Monday, September 30th


--Kirksville Region—


**Macon County Health Department – WIC Recertification by appointment only. TB Testing. Office Hours: 7:45am to 5:30pm. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711


Blood Drive: 12:45pm to 6pm at the Holy Rosary Church, 405 S Main in Monroe City, MO. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800­-733-2767). 


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



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Thursday, October 3rd


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Friday, October 4th


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Saturday, October 5th


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Sunday, October 6th


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Monday, September 7th


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Tuesday, October 8th


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Wednesday, October 9th


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Thursday, October 10th


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Friday, October 11th


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--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 CAMPUS 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.


** HOMELESS CONNECT:  

-SALVATION ARMY (1004 GARDNER STREET) MON, WED, FRI 9AM-12PM, (660) 665-7885.  -CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY FOOD DEPOT (LOCATED NEXT TO JAYCEE PARK IN THE BACK ON THE SIDE STREET, OFF OSTEOPATHY) PLEASE CALL (660) 627-2498 FOR RESERVATION ON WEDNESDAY BETWEEN 9AM & 12PM, AND LEAVE A MESSAGE, PICK UP FOOD WEDNESDAYS, 1-2PM. 


-THE FOOD BANK FOR CENTRAL & NORTHEAST MISSOURI MOBILE FOOD DISTRIBUTION (AT THE HAMILTON STREET BAPTIST CHURCH) 4TH SATURDAY OF THE MONTH, RECEIVE A NUMBER AFTER 9AM AND THEN RETURN FOR FOOD LATER. (660) 665-4633


- HOPE’S KITCHEN (MARY IMMACULATE CHURCH - LOWER LEVEL, 716 E WASHINGTON) - RECEIVE A MEAL ON THE 3RD & 4TH SATURDAYS AT 12PM. CONTACT CATHY WOOD AT (660) 626-2424 FOR A RESERVATION. 


- THE CROSSING CHURCH FOOD PANTRY (810 E SHEPARD) - DISTRIBUTES FOOD THE 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH, 8:30AM-10PM, (660) 665-6000


- HELPING HANDS MISSION (OFF THE DOWNTOWN SQUARE)- LUNCH PROVIDED DAILY, TUESDAY-SATURDAY. 


** The Heartland Health Insurance Navigator Program is offering Free Assistance with renewals, new enrollment or special enrollment periods, as well as assistance understanding the ACA (The Affordable Care Act). Heartland Health Insurance Navigator Program is a certified Federal Marketplace Navigator licensed in Missouri and can help you understand the marketplace and options available for health insurance. Services are FREE.  Heartland Health Insurance Navigator Program is located at 201 N Elson, Suite 205, Kirksville, MO 63501, you can call them at (660) 665-8314, and also check them out on the web at http://heartlandnavigator.wix.com/heartlandnavigators or email at heartlandnavigators@gmail.com

 

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