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‘Third Punkin From The Sun’ comes to Skidmore

The 2024 Punkin Show is themed “Third Punkin from the Sun” and will be Thursday, July 25; Friday, July 26; Saturday, July 27; and Sunday, July 28 in Skidmore. The event begins at 7 pm, Thursday with the Queen Contest at the Skidmore Methodist Church. Friday’s activities are: • 4 to 7 pm, Skidmore Depot Museum is open.

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NCTC presents ‘The Curious Savage’ at The Rose

“The Curious Savage” a play written by John Patrick will be presented at The Rose Theatre, 120 West Third Street, Maryville. The shows are at 7 pm, Thursday, July 18; Friday, July 19; and 2 and 7 pm, Saturday, July 20. Tickets are $8 each plus a small surcharge online at rosetheatremaryville.org. The play’s summary is:

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VBS continues in July, August

More Vacation Bible Schools are being offered in July and August to children in Nodaway County. Following are upcoming VBS offerings: • July 15-18 – St. Joseph Catholic Church, Parnell, 6 to 7:30 pm for ages kindergarten to sixth grade. • July 17-19 – Burlington Jct. and Wilcox United Methodist Church VBS is from 5:45

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Republican Women to meet

Nodaway County Federated Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Thursday, July 11 at A & G Restaurant, Maryville. The speakers are: Adam James who is running for sheriff; Jeff Hall, coroner; and Jason Weir, south district commissioner.

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Food Pantry announces hours in Hopkins

The Hopkins Christian Church and Hopkins Community Club have formed a partnership with the Second Harvest Community Food Bank to open a food pantry from 3 to 5:30 pm, Tuesday, July 9 at 102 South Fifth Street, Hopkins. Types of food that may be available include dry goods, produce, protein and other items. For more

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AL serves pancake breakfast in Parnell

American Legion 528 will host a freewill donation breakfast from 8 am to noon, Sunday, July 7 at the Parnell AL Post. The menu includes pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs made to order, bacon, sausage, coffee and orange juice.

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Summer is underway in July

Summer hits its stride with fun July activities in Nodaway County. Following are the events submitted to the Nodaway News Leader. • July 1-31 – Summer Reading Program for all ages at the Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main. Prizes are provided with funding from the Maryville Pride Lions Club. Library is open 9 am to 6 pm, Monday-Friday

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Willie’s Legacy Foundation hosting 1st annual golf tournament 

The Willie’s Legacy Foundation 1st Annual Golf Tournament will be held on October 4 at Mozingo Lake Golf Course, with a shot gun start at 9 am. Kelly Quinlin and her brothers, Jeff, Craig and Dallas started the foundation and golf tournament to raise money for a local family that is dealing with cancer. Quinlin

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Maryville celebrates on July 5, 6

The Mozingo Independence Day Celebration will be held Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park, Maryville. On Friday, at 6 pm there will be a beach party with free pizza and a water party; at 9 pm, there will be “The Goonies” movie at the RV park. On Saturday, the

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AKMA hosts grand opening of Bradley-DeShon Education Center

The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph. will be hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Bradley-DeShon Education Center at 4 pm, Thursday, June 27. Renovations to the original carriage house have created studio and classroom space for the growing education program. Community support for this project has been tremendous and

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