Santa’s scheduled at Winter Wonderland

Posted November 21, 2014 at 3:25 pm

 Winter Wonderland activities will once again take place at Franklin Park, Main and Seventh Streets, Maryville.

The Friday nights before Christmas, starting on November 28, will be special with appearances by Santa, refreshments and entertainment including carolers, dancers and blossoming clarinet players. The times and dates are: 5:30-7:30 pm, Fridays, November 28, December 5, 12 and 19.

Santa will arrive by Maryville Fire Department truck at 5:30 pm, on Friday, November 28. Winter Wonderland is the project of Girl Scout Troop 3375. Troops 8298 and 5014 will assist on December 5 and 12.

    Holiday Hunt promises unique shopping

     The sixth annual Holiday Hunt will be from 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday, November 23 at the Maryville Middle School Commons, 525 West South Hills Drive, Maryville.

    The event has undergone several changes in the past year, including a new location and new sponsorship by the Maryville Public Arts Council (M-PAC). What hasn’t changed is the opportunity to purchase unique one-of-a-kind gifts. Three of the area Etsy artists will be in attendance, plus Diane Sudhoff will have some of the commissioned Christmas Stockings that

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    Chamber’s Legislative Coffee set

     The Maryville Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs committee will again host a legislative coffee featuring newly elected Missouri legislators speaking to the upcoming General Assembly session that will begin in January.

    Sen. Dan Hegeman and Rep. Allen Andrews will speak at the event that will be at 7:30 am, Thursday, November 20 at the Maryville Community Center’s upstairs community room.

    A light breakfast will be provided by B&G Catering and the event is sponsored by KCP&L.

    County cattle people host annual meeting

    The Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association will provide an update of the association and elect officers at its annual meeting at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, November 18 at the Northwest Technical School, Maryville.

    The event will be a carry-in potluck with meat and service provided.

    EFE to host family fun run Nov. 13

     Eugene Field Elementary has scheduled a family fun run Thursday, November 13 beginning at 5:30 pm, with a one-mile fun run. A 6 pm dinner will follow and will include a brief presentation by the PTO and a celebration for all the participants.

    The four-lap course is open to individuals or teams and entry forms are avialable in the office of EFE.

    Northwest’s McAliley to deliver Last Lecture on November 11

     Dr. L. Rex McAliley, an assistant professor of biology in Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Natural Sciences, will deliver this year’s Last Lecture, titled “Sex! What is it good for?” at 7 pm, Tuesday, November 11, in the Tower View Dining Room in the JW Jones Student Union.

    Sponsored by Sigma Pi Sigma, an honorary society for students who have received presidential scholarships, the annual event gives Northwest faculty members the opportunity to speak as they would during the last lecture of their careers.

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