September events allow for fun times

Posted August 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm

 Nodaway Countians are enjoying activities throughout September. Here are some of the events that are scheduled:

September 1Labor Day Shamble golf tournament, at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, 9 am to 1 pm. Two person teams; $50 per person, shamble format. For more information, contact Kyle Easter at

• September 1 – Labor Day faculty trumpet recital by Dr. William Richardson, professor of music, to kick off the Northwest Missouri State University Department of Fine and Performing Arts’ 2014-2015 performance season, 7 pm.

It will be at the Charles Johnson Theater in the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. The recital is free and open to the public. Sharing the stage with Richardson will be Northwest faculty members Dr. Charles Badami on piano, Dr. Chris Gibson on clarinet and Dr. Katy Strickland on timpani.

• September 4Bearcat Football opening 2014 season game, Northwest Missouri State University against Nebraska-Kearney, 7 pm at Bearcat Stadium.

• September 5Chip Strong Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, shotgun format, 1-6 pm.

• September 6Nucor/LMP Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, reverse format, 9 am to 2 pm.

• September 6Thunder Bash Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament, Donaldson Westside Park, Maryville, 9 am. Double elimination, cost is $150 per team. Also Homerun Derby, $10 per participant, 10 hits, provide your own pitcher. For more information, contact Amy Dowis at or 816.341.6268. Sponsored by the 14AAA Northwest Thunder Baseball Team.

• September 6Maryville Garden Club Iris Sale, Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville, 7-11 am.

• September 7, 14, 21 and 28Fourth Session, Junior Golf, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, 1-4 pm. $25 per session. Contact Kyle Easter at 660.562.3864 or

• September 10Comedian Byron Bowers at Northwest Missouri State University, JW Jones Student Union, Student Union Living Room, 7-8 pm. Byron appears regularly at The Comedy Store, The Comedy and Magic Club, The Hollywood Improv and The Nerdist Theater. He will appear on Adam Devine’s House party this fall on Comedy Central. For more information contact Student Activities Council at or 660.562.1226.

• September 11Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat Soccer against College of St. Mary’s, Omaha, NE, at Bearcat Pitch for home opener, 5 pm.

• September 12Golfing for Heroes Mozingo Golf Tourney, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, registration begins at noon. Singing Veterans from the Cameron Veterans Home will perform at 12:45 pm, local legions will provide food. For additional information, tournament registration or possible sponsorships contact Doug Kline, chairperson at 660.254.6243 or Barbara Caldwell at 816.649.1622.

• September 12St. Gregory School’s Golf Tournament, Maryville Country Club, 25867 Icon Road, Maryville. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to each shotgun start at 7:30 am and 1 pm. Cost is $50 per player for the four-person scramble. The golf tournament helps raise funds for the school’s Parent Teacher Organization. For more information about registration or sponsorships, contact tournament organizer Michael Casteel at 660.582.0365.

• September 13Maryville Heart and Sole 5K, Lamkin Activity Center, Circle Drive, Northwest Missouri State University, 8 am. Pre-registration costs $10 and includes T-shirt; registration day of is $15 and starts at 7 am. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. Sponsored by Northwest, St. Francis Hospital and Health Services, Maryville Hy-Vee. Contact Anne Long at or 660.562.1127.

• September 13Maryville Garden Club Souper Saturday Seminar, First Christian Church, Third and Buchanan, Maryville, 9 am to 3:30 pm. Topics and speakers: How To Photograph Flowers and What we can Learn from Them, George and Cynthia Null; Growing & Cooking with Herbs, Olga Gronniger; Medicinal Herbs, Nick Kohler; Wildflower Restoration and Harvesting Seeds, Corey Kudrna; Bird Banding, Migration and Feeding of Birds in Fall and Winter, Jack Hilsabeck. Tea Time: choice of soups, salad greens, herb breads, dessert, herb tea. Registration cost is $5.

• September 13Arkoe’s 140 Year Celebration, Arkoe, 10 am to 4 pm. Gunny sack race, apple bobbing, hoop trundling, pictorial displays, drawing for commemorative wall hanging, food items, T-shirts for sell. Bring lawn chairs.

• September 14 - Immigrant Women program at Nodaway County Historical Museum, 110 North Walnut, Maryville, 1-2 pm. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Melissa Middleswart, 660.582.8687.

• September 14Maryville Fly-In at Northwest Missouri Regional Airport, 1 mile west of Maryville on Highway 46, free admission, 7 am.

Activities include: pancake breakfast, 7 am to 12:30 pm, cost is $6; aircraft and equipment displays; airplane rides at $25 per passenger, 8 am to 3 pm; aerial demos; flight sim; aviation tales at “Pilot’s Corner.” For more information, call 660.582.2233;; or visit

• September 14N2IT Fishing Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park at Main Ramp. For more information, visit or contact Tim Jackson at

• September 16Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat volleyball against Lindenwood, in Bearcat Arena, 7 pm.

• September 18Laverne Cox Lecture at Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, Mary Linn Auditorium, Northwest Missouri State University, 7-8 pm. Laverne Cox, popular for the Netflix original show “Orange is the New Black,” will be hosting a lecture on the topics of how the intersections of race, class and gender uniquely affect the lives of trans women of color. Contact Emily Doss at or 660.562.1226.

• September 19Frangela, Los Angeles-based comedy duo composed of comedians Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton, both of Second City. Performance at Charles Johnson Theater, Fine Arts Building, Northwest, 7-8 pm. Contact Jenny Hutton at or 660.562.1226.

• September 19MS Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, shotgun format, noon to 5 pm.

• September 20Heritage Day, Guilford United Methodist Church, 10 am – 4 pm, quilt and handkerchief show, classic car and tractor show, inflatable slide for children.

• September 20Ridin 4 the Road 2 Recovery, all-vehicle poker run type fundraiser for Lesa Cockran Hendrix, 9-9:45 am registration. It will start at Beal Park, Seventh and Laura Streets, Maryville. For more information, contact Sandy at 660.541.2271 or Kristy at 660.541.3200.

• September 20Family Weekend Bearcat Football against University of Central Missouri at Bearcat Stadium, Northwest Missouri State University, 1 pm. Halftime Recognition of Family of the Year.

• September 20Naming of the Dean L. Hubbard Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Northwest, 9 am.

• September 20Empire Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, reverse format, 1-5 pm.

• September 20Mat Franco at Charles Johnson Theater, Fine Arts Building, Northwest Missouri State University, 7 pm. Franco has developed a unique performance style that blends college humor with shocking magic. He is recognized for creating interactive presentations for his audiences that allow for spontaneity and improvisation. Contact Jenny Hutton at or 660.562.1226.

• September 27Boy Scouts Golf Tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Golf Course, shotgun format, 8 am to 1 pm.

• September 28 – Lollipop Parade, Tri-C Community, Conception Abbey is celebrating 100 years of community, education and faith, 12:30 pm. Parade begins at 12:30; then community photo; then Parish Carnival games. Lunch will be served by the Knights of Columbus.

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