COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 **The McKinney Bark Park will open later this month. The City of Kirksville would like to remind the public that the park remains closed for final installation of fencing and concrete.

**City of Kirksville will be laying water mains on Ray Drive beginning August 7th. Repairs are expected to last approx 3 weeks; all dates are dependent on weather. Traffic control will be in effect, no parking will be allowed in the construction zone and only one lane of traffic will be open at times. Please use caution and drive slowly through work areas.

**The City of Kirksville contractor will begin milling exist street surface and overlaying the streets with new asphalt beginning approx at 7am August 7th. Construction is expected to last 2-3 weeks, dependent on weather. The streets will be repaired in the following order: Halliburton St – Patterson St to Normal Ave, Fillmore St – Baltimore to Bradford St, Normal Ave – Cottage Grove Ave to Jamison St, Bradford St – Scott to Jefferson St, Manor Crest Dr – McPherson St to Manor Rd, East Meadow Lane – New St to Woodland Dr, Woodland Dr – East Meadow Lane to Dear St, Dear St – Woodland Dr to New St, Elson St – approaching Potter Ave, Osteopathy – Scott to Michigan St, Michigan St – Ann St to Wabash St, and Osteopathy – Hamilton to LaHarpe St. Traffic control will be in effect and these streets may be closed temporarily to through traffic at various times throughout construction. No parking will be allowed during construction, and no vehicle may extend into the street. Vehicles parked in the work zone will be towed at the owner’s expense. Please use caution through work areas.

**On August 15, the Macon County Sheltered Workshop, known as Macon Diversified, will hold a "Kick Off" meeting at 6pm, for their upcoming event entitled the 2014 "Waste-To-Art" Competition, Show and Auction at their facility located at 1103 Enterprise Road in Macon. The kick off meeting shall provide interested parties information on how to participate in September, in this fun and exciting reuse art competition, which focuses on using recoverable waste and reusable items as the medium for all kinds of art. The "Waste-To-Art" competition will be coupled with a show of the competition entries and a reuse art auction fundraiser for the Sheltered Workshop, which is to be held on September 19th. You can visit www.macondiversified.com for details and to enter the competition.

**City of Kirksville will have their Contractor begin concrete improvements on Monday July 28, 2014. Improvements are supposed to take approximately a week, and are dependent on the weather. The two intersections receiving the improvements are: Michigan St at Ann St and Michigan St at Riggen St. Traffic control will be in effect and traffic will be reduced to one lane and possibly closed at times. Use caution and drive slowly.

**City of Kirksville will have their Contractor begin concrete improvements on Monday July 29, 2014. Improvements are supposed to take approximately 4 weeks, and are dependent on the weather. Areas include: La Harpe St – from First St to Bartlett St, Country Club Dr – from Baltimore St going approx. 150 feet to the East, Davis St – from Fillmore to Scott, Queens Rd – from Crown Drive to Queens Court, Kings Rd – from New to Knight Drive, New St – from Baltimore to East Meadow, Rosewood Dr – from Baltimore going approx. 200 ft to the East, Canvasback Dr – from Gadwell to Greenway Dr, East Street – from South to Ash Lane to Redbud Court, and Oak Lane – from Fairview Dr to Dogwood Dr.
Traffic control will be in effect and traffic will be reduced to one lane and possibly closed at times. Use caution and drive slowly.

**Sullivan County Relay for Life will have a Color Run/Walk August 23rd at the Green City Square with Registration at 7:30 am and the run/walk starting at 9:00 am, contact Kathy Ayers at 660-874-4279. Relay for life events starting with free Survivor dinner at 4:30, friends and family welcome with free will donation. Registration at 5:00 pm. Opening ceremony at 6:00pm. Any questions, please contact Tammy Shafer, 660-341-3382 or shafer@nemr.net

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be 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.

**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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Wednesday, August 20th 

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

**Blood Drive – 2:30pm to 6:30pm. Ragan Hickman Post 477, State St in Mercer, MO.

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Thursday, August 21st 

--Kirksville Region—

**Blood Drive – 2pm to 7pm. Preferred Family Health Care, 900 E LaHarpe in Kirksville, MO.

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Friday, August 22nd 

--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 22 – Mostly Mandolin (Celtic/Country Story Songs). Rain Location at 301 W McPherson in Kirksville.

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Saturday, August 23rd

--Kirksville Region—

**Kirksville Buddy Walk 2014 will be today at 1300 South Cottage Grove Ave in Kirksville (The Football Field Parking Lot). Registration at 8am and walk at 9am. Entry is $12 for early registration (By Aug 18th) and $15 the day of the race. Join the walk and help feed school children in our town on weekends and holidays. Entry forms can be found at The Chamber of Commerce, The Primary School, Adair County YMCA, and Ray Miller Elementary School. Contact Susan Dublin at 773-719-7218 or email susand@sharefoodbringhope.org

**Movie in the Park will be tonight at the Ray Klinginsmith Amphitheatre in Rotary Park. Movie is “Frozen” rated PG. Free Admission. Concessions will be available on site. Movies begin at dusk. Bring lawn chair or blanket and friends.

**Sullivan County Relay for Life will have a Color Run/Walk today at the Green City Square with Registration at 7:30 am and the run/walk starting at 9:00 am, contact Kathy Ayers at 660-874-4279. Relay for life events starting with free Survivor dinner at 4:30, friends and family welcome with free will donation. Registration at 5:00 pm. Opening ceremony at 6:00pm. Any questions, please contact Tammy Shafer, 660-341-3382 or shafer@nemr.net

**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be 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.

**Annual Dog Luau today 12pm (noon) to 2pm at Brashear Park, at the corner of Normal and Cottage Grove – in Kirksville. $5 entry fee to benefit the Adair County Humane Society. Sponsored by Pawsitive Animalworks and Kirksville Parks and Rec.

**Barbeque/Ice Cream Social at eth Wayland United Methodist Church today 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Brats, Polish Sausage, Hot Dogs, Maidrites, Assorted Salads, Baked Beans, Homemade Ice Cream and Homemade Pies. Donations Welcome. Come and Enjoy the food & fellowship! Hope to see you there.

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

Sunday, August 24th 

--Kirksville Region—

**Worship in the Park today at Rotary Park Sponsored by Hamilton Street Baptist Church. Worship will begin at 11am. A Free Lunch will start at 12pm (NOON). For more information call 665-4633.

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

Monday, August 25th 

--Kirksville Region—

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

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

Tuesday, August 26th 

--Kirksville Region—

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

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

Wednesday, August 27th 

--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

 

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

Thursday, August 28th 

--Kirksville Region—

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

**Macon County Health Department will be CLOSED from 1pm to 3pm today for a Staff meeting.

**Blood Drive – 4pm to 8pm. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 2000 E Normal in Kirksville, MO.

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

Friday, August 29th 

--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 29 – Truman Steel (Steel Drums). Rain Location at 301 W McPherson in Kirksville.

**Blood Drive – 2pm to 6pm. La Belle Manor Care Center. 1002 Central in La Belle, MO.

**Blood Drive – 3pm to 7pm. Mark Twain Casino. 104 Pierce in La Grange, MO

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

Saturday, August 30th 

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Sunday, August 31st

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Monday, September 1st - LABOR DAY

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Tuesday, September 2nd

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Wednesday, September 3rd

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Thursday, September 4th

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Friday, September 5th

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Saturday, September 6th

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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:
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-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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