COMMUNITY CALENDER

 

**The Street Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department will begin picking up limbs and large brush beginning April 7th. This scheduled time is for all areas of Kirksville , MO. Limbs must be set curbside by April 7th and the work is expected to last all week (until April 11th).

 

**Town-Wide Yard Sales will be held in Novinger on Saturday, April 26th beginning at 8:00 a.m. Maps featuring registered sales will be available at the Novinger Community Center, along with homemade cinnamon rolls and a multi-family sale. Sandwiches will be served for lunch.

 

**Ray Miller Elementary is collecting boxtops to benefit their school. You may drop off the boxtops anytime at school or give to a child that attends the elementary school.

 

**The City of Kirksville will be working on the existing water main on S Halliburton Street from Franklin St to La Harpe St. City crews started construction on March 28th and will last approximately three to four weeks. No parking will be allowed in the construction zone. Traffic control will be in effect and the street will be closed to through traffic.

 

**K-REDI is partnering with the Kirksville Area Technical Center and the Linn State Technical College to bring a four-week training class to Kirksville . Instructor will provide information about basic electricity and HVAC systems. Will be held 8am to 4:30pm on April 1, 8, 15, 22. Classes will be at the Kirksville Area technical Center at 1103 S Cottage in Kirksville . 4 spots available. Cost to participate is $200. Contact Sara Stubbert at 660-665-2003 or Carolyn Chrisman at cchrisman@kirksvillecity.com

 

**The Rotary Club of Kirksville has begun preparation for the construction of a new sign at Rotary Park . This construction process may last many months, and during this time parking will be limited at the Veteran’s Memorial parking lot.

 

**NMCAA presents the 2014 Maternity Expo on Thursday, April 3rd from 2:00 until 6:00 pm at the Baptist Student Union Building in Kirksville .  Come apply to participate in the Early Head Start Prenatal Program, gather information about community resources, and enter for a chance to win great door prizes.  Door prizes will be awarded at 5:30 pm.  Local community partners joining NMCAA for the event include, the Adair County Health Department, WIC, OB/Gyn Specialty Group, Parents as Teachers, Kirksville Area Technical Center, Lifeline Pregnancy Center, Caring Communities, Birth Circle of Kirksville, and the Missouri Career Center. Come learn about exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth the area has to offer. For more information contact Alizabeth at (660)665-9855.    

 

**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

**Adair County Public Library’s “Children’s Story Times” will run from September thru April. Morning classes will begin at 10:30am which include the “Wiggles & Giggles” for 2 year olds on Thursday Mornings (children must be accompanied by an adult the whole time.) and the “Bookworm Club” for 3-5 year olds on Friday Mornings (adults are encouraged to stay for the program and must remain in the building).

 

** Ignite Children’s Ministry Wednesday night program TeamKid at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Kirksville will be starting Sept 11th 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 Loves 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

 

 

Wednesday, April 9th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

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

 

**Dairyland Donkey Basketball at Novinger School tonight. Doors open at 5:30pm for meal. Games start at 7pm. Tickets available form the Junior class members or parents or call Veronica Snyder at 660-341-3940 or Jackie Parrish at 660-342-1274. Advanced tickets are $6. At the door tickets are $8. 50/50 raffle. Sponsored by the Novinger After Prom 2014. No video cameras allowed.

 

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic: 8am to 6pm. OPEN Clinic: 8am to 4pm. Offering immunizations, blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol screenings. STD testing is also available.

 

 

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Thursday, April 10th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Macon County Health Department – TB testing 7:45am to 11:30am. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon , MO. 660-385-4711

 

**Rural Advocates for Independent Living will conduct a Board Meeting tonight at 5:30pm at 1100 South Jamison Street in Kirksville .

 

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

 

**Donkey Basketball tonight April 10th at 6:30 pm at the Knox County Elementary Gym - Hwy 6 East, Edina , MO. You can purchase tickets by calling Regana at 660-342-6927. Advance tickets $8 ~ At the door $10. They will be selling advance tickets until 1 pm on today, April 10th. Sponsored by the Knox County Promotional Council and the Knox County PTO .

 

 

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

 

Friday, April 11th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

** Macon Lions Club will hold its annual fish fry today from 5pm to 7:30pm at the Macon High School cafeteria. Tickets are $8 per person and $4 for children 10 and under. If you’d like tickets please contact a Lions Club Member.

 

**Adair County Public Library Computer class today at 10am. Registration fee $5. Topic: “Ancestry.com Genealogical Database.” Register at the Library and payment is due at the time of registration. If less than 3 people sign up by 5pm the day before, class will be cancelled by the library and refunds will be issued. For more information call 665-6038

 

**Adair County Health Department: WIC Clinic: 8am to 4pm. OPEN Clinic: 8am to 4pm. Offering immunizations, blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol screenings. STD testing is also available.

 

**Pasta Dinner/Tour of Italy at the Wayland United Methodist Church today from 5pm to 7pm. Assorted pastas, salads, assorted breads, pies and cheesecakes. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship. Donations welcome.

 

**FFA Alumni Rummage Sale Fundraiser this evening from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday April 12th from 8am to 1pm at the Moose Lodge in Kirksville . Proceeds to benefit the FFA members who are attending Washington Leadership Conference this summer in Washington D.C.

 

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

 

Saturday, April 12th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Newtown-Harris Faculty/Staff Alumni Basketball Game tonight. Free will donation supper will start at 5pm and is a soup and potato bar. Basketball game starts at 6pm. Goodies auction will be after the game. Players get in free. Adults $2, Students $1, and Children under 5 years old are free. If you are planning to play or have any questions contact: Michelle McLaughlin at 660-373-1268 or Jerry Kiger/Linda Tucker at 660-794-2245

 

**FFA Alumni Rummage Sale Fundraiser today from 8am to 1pm at the Moose Lodge in Kirksville . Proceeds to benefit the FFA members who are attending Washington Leadership Conference this summer in Washington D.C.

 

 

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Sunday, April 13th

Palm Sunday

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Palm Sunday Brunch at the Edina Masonic Hall starting at 10am. Ham, Sausage, Biscuits and Gravy, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Fresh Fruit, Cinnamon Rolls, Muffins, Juice and Coffee. Adults - $8. Children ages 6-12 - $4. Kids under 6 – free. Served by the Order of the Eastern Star.

 

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

 

Monday, April 14th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

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

 

 

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

 

Tuesday, April 15th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Blood Drive – 10:30am to 4pm. Culver Stockton College . 1 College Hill in Canton , MO.

 

**Blood Drive – 12:30pm to 6pm. First Baptist Church . 910 N Wever in Memphis , MO.

 

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

 

 

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

 

Wednesday, April 16th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

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

 

** Kirksville Manor Care Center ’s Resident Christmas Funds Fundraiser Spaghetti Luncheon today from 11am to 1pm. Meal includes: spaghetti, salad, roll, and a cookie for $6. Walk ins welcome or call 660-665-3774 to reserve your order.

 

**Blood Drive – 10:30am to 5:30pm. Truman State University . 100 East Normal St in Kirksville .

 

**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

 

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

 

Thursday, April 17th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Blood Drive – 10:30am to 5:30pm. Truman State University . 100 East Normal St in Kirksville .

 

 

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

 

Friday, April 18th

Good Friday

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Good Friday Worship Service sponsored by Kirksville Interchurch Ministries today at 12pm (Noon) at the First Christian Church at 100 N High Street in Kirksville. All are welcome. Free will offering will go to Food 4 Kids.

 

**Community Good Friday Service today at the First Christian Church at 806 E Briggs Drive in Macon, MO. 12m (noon) to 1pm. Community service of remembrance followed by lunch.

 

 

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

 

Saturday, April 19th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**The Great Easter Egg Hunt at the Family Life Fellowship at Moberly today at 2pm. Rain or Shine. The event is free to the public and features more than 50,000 stuffed eggs and prizes for children ages 0 to 11 years old. Including cotton candy, popcorn, inflatable bounce houses, bicycle giveaways, costume characters and more. Address is 1614 Hwy 24 East in Moberly. Registration begins at 1pm. For more info call 660-263-0488

 

**The North Star Rotary Club of Kirksville is hosting a Trivia Night on Saturday, April 19th at 7:00 pm at the Kirksville Moose Lodge in Kirksville .

Cost is $10.00 per person or $50.00 per team of 6.  Proceeds benefit the Rotary Foundation which changes lives close to home and around the world by addressing challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition.

For more information contact Joe Hamilton at jdhamilton68@yahoo.com or 660-341-9243.

 

**The Kirksville Kiwanis Club are sponsoring an Easter Parade in Kirksville on April 19th, 2014 The parade starts at 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 19th, 2014.  Staging will begin after 2:00 PM on North Franklin between Illinois and Missouri Streets.  The parade path will head south on Franklin Street to Harrison Street, it will then turn right onto Harrison Street and will go around the square and back north on Franklin Street to the staging area. All are invited to participate in the parade dressed in their Easter finest.  Canned food donations will be accepted for the Salvation Army Food Pantry.  Individuals are asked to bring a can of food and organizations that would like to enter a vehicle are asked to donate a case of food. Email kirksvillekiwanis@gmail.com for more info

 

 

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

 

Sunday, April 20th

Easter

-- Kirksville Region—

 

 

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

 

Monday, April 21st

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

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

 

**Adair County Public Library Computer class Thursday April 24th at 4pm. Registration fee $5. Topic: “Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.” Register at the Library and payment is due at the time of registration. If less than 3 people sign up by 5pm the day before, class will be cancelled by the library and refunds will be issued. For more information call 665-6038

 

 

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

 

Tuesday, April 22nd

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

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

 

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

 

Wednesday, April 23rd

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

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

 

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

 

Thursday, April 24th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

**Macon County Health Department – Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol Screening 7:45am to 11:30am. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon , MO. 660-385-4711

 

**Adair County Public Library Computer class today at 4pm. Registration fee $5. Topic: “Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.” Register at the Library and payment is due at the time of registration. If less than 3 people sign up by 5pm the day before, class will be cancelled by the library and refunds will be issued. For more information call 665-6038

 

 

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

 

Friday, April 25th

 

-- Kirksville Region—

 

 

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

 

Saturday, April 26th

 

-- 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.  NEWLY OPENED EXHIBIT INSIDE OF 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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