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Events in the month of March 2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Come join us at Take Root Cafe for an amazing movie about girls who have overcome their hardships. Girl Rising is an amazing movie that showcases six women from around the globe and the issues that they conquered so bravely. Anyone is welcome to this event ages big and small! It’s sure to be an awesome night! 
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Friday, March 2, 2018
First Friday of the month? That means come to the Gallery and meet a regional artist whose work is featured this month. Friendly chats, inspiring things to look at and purchase. Everyone invited!
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Saturday, March 3, 2018
This event has been canceled.
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Saturday, March 3, 2018
Run or walk to support ATSU student emergency fund and Take Root Cafe!
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Saturday, March 3, 2018
WHAT:  ATSU Wellness Run (5K Run and 2K Walk)

WHY:  Join ATSU and Take Root Café for a run/walk wellness event and the opportunity to support ATSU’s Student Emergency Fund and Take Root Café all while having fun with fellow community members. Entrants receive beverages, snacks, and an ATSU Wellness Run long sleeve cotton T-shirt and tech gloves.
 

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Saturday, March 3, 2018
Pinewood Derby Car Race
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Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Del & Norma Robison Planetarium, on Truman Campus, offers indoor stargazers an hour view of the galaxy.

This week:

2:00pm New Horizons + Star Tour
 3:00pm From Earth to the Universe + Star Tour

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Saturday, March 3, 2018
The Kirksville Kiwanis Club invites you to join them for a night of trivia fun! All proceeds from the trivia tournament and silent auction will go towards the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program and other Kiwanis-sponsored programs in the Kirksville community. Check out our Facebook page for more information!

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Owl Pellets – Te way that owls digest their food may seem a little strange, but
we can discover a lot from an owl pellet! Join us to learn about owls and their lifestyles and to
dissect owl pellets.

Recommended for ages 3-6


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Monday, March 5, 2018
A weekly thirty minute guided meditation. Come join Ashley Sparks at Rejuvenate Massage Therapy in some guided relaxation to help start off your week!
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Monday, March 5, 2018

Bipartisan 90-minute presentation by Missouri State Representative Stacey Newman discussing how legislature works in Jefferson City, how bills are introduced and processed , and what bills related to medicine are likely to be introduced in the 2018 session.

6:30-9:00 p.m.
Mehegan classroom, lower level ATSU's Gutensohn Clinic

The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion and a Q&A session. This teaching presentation is designed to help us realize how citizens can best take part in our own representation. Open to the public. FREE presentation.
 
Just click this link to RSVP https://goo.gl/forms/6OAKWvWtmU3JhIZE2

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Beginners Sign Language Class scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 6th, is now full; we are no longer taking registrations. Due to the overwhelming amount of inquiries we’ve had, I started a waiting list should the Instructor (Waneta Tilinski) decide to offer the course again in the future. If you would like to add your name and phone number to this list, please contact Adam @ RAIL · 1-800-681-7245.


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Friday, March 9, 2018
The A.T. Still Memorial Library and Museum of Osteopathic Medicine on the campus of A.T. Still University will be hosting a public open house on March 9, 2018, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm for the new exhibit on World War I. A memorial presentation and gun salute at 4:30 pm. Dr. Shawn Faulkner, Professor of Military History will be giving a presentation on "Modern Medicine for a Modern War: Military Medicine in the American Expeditionary Forces."
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Friday, March 9, 2018
Starting March 1, 2018, A.T. Still Memorial Library and the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine will be hosting a traveling exhibit on World War I (WWI) at the library located in the Connell Information Technologies Center on A.T. Still University’s Kirksville, Missouri, campus. Area residents will have the chance to explore Missouri’s vital role in WWI in a traveling exhibit that features stories, images, and artifacts from museums, libraries, archives, and private collections across the state.

The exhibit, “Missouri and the Great War,” will be on display at A.T. Still Memorial Library from March 1-April 25, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., daily. 

OPEN HOUSE EVENT:  March 9, 2018  | 4:30-6:30 p.m.  |  ATSU's Connell Information Technologies Center, 800 W. Jefferson St., Kirksville, MO

 A. T. Still Memorial Library and the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine will be hosting a public open house on March 9 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. There will be a memorial presentation and gun salute by the Schuyler County American Legion Post 784; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2508, Adair County; American Legion Post 20, Kirksville; and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 48 at 4:30 p.m. There will also be representation from ATSU’s Student Association of Military Physicians and Students.
 
Shawn Faulkner, PhD, professor of military history at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Leavenworth, Kansas, will be speaking at 5:30 p.m. The title of his presentation is “Modern Medicine for a Modern War: Military Medicine in the American Expeditionary Forces.” There will also be artifacts on loan from the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine and Adair County Historical Society and Museum.
 
The exhibit is based on the online digital archive www.missourioverthere.org, which features documents, photographs, artifacts, and other WWI items from 30 Missouri museums, archives, libraries, and historical societies. “Missouri and the Great War” will travel to nine locations across the state from 2017-18.
 

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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Rotary service in Kirksville! The reception and Rotary Displays will be in the HUB and the banquet will be held in the Georgian Rooms. These events are all located in the Student Union Building. The Rhonda Vincent Concert will be held in Baldwin Hall. All events take place on the Truman State University campus in Kirksville, MO. 4:00 - 5:00 Reception and Historical Displays, HUB, Student Union Building 5:00 - 7:00 Banquet, Georgian Room, Student Union Building 7:30 Rhonda Vincent and the Rage Concert, Baldwin Hall Auditorium FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Parking is available on campus with no charge. Please use this link to access a detailed campus map. http://www.truman.edu/admission-cost/visit-truman/campus-map-directions/parking-map-3/
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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Nature Bingo – Join us for a delightful and educational game of Nature Bingo!
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Monday, March 12, 2018
A weekly thirty minute guided meditation. Come join Ashley Sparks at Rejuvenate Massage Therapy in some guided relaxation to help start off your week!
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Beginners Sign Language Class scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 6th, is now full; we are no longer taking registrations. Due to the overwhelming amount of inquiries we’ve had, I started a waiting list should the Instructor (Waneta Tilinski) decide to offer the course again in the future. If you would like to add your name and phone number to this list, please contact Adam @ RAIL · 1-800-681-7245.


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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Join us in celebrating this new business to the Kirksville Business Community.
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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Monthly light-hearted painting workshop for novices or pros alike. Come paint with us! Instruction, all materials, and wine/beverages included, $40. Stop by the Gallery or call 660-988-2694 to save your spot!
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Saturday, March 17, 2018
24th Annual Spring Craft Show

The 24th annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show sponsored by Kirksville Women of Today will be held at the William Matthew Middle School located at 1515 S. Cottage Grove in Kirksville, MO on Saturday, March 17th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Booths displaying woodcrafts, fabric items, candles, soaps, floral, crochet, needlework, handmade jewelry, and other handcrafts will have items for sale.  Also, the concession stand will include sandwiches, homemade pies and cookies, chips, and drinks. Proceeds of the concession stand will be split equally and donated to both the Adair County Relay for Life and the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Funds raised from the craft show enable Kirksville Women of Today, a non-profit civic organization, to continue its many charitable projects.  Some past projects that have directly benefitted include the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri, Days for Girls, the Adair County Library’s Makerspace, Birthday Closet at the Kirksville schools, Fee Assistance Program, Buddy Back Pack Program, Victim Support Services, Habitat for Humanity, Wonderland Camp, Relay for Life, Hospice, and Ronald McDonald House, etc.  For more information on the craft show, contact Gwen Perrachione at 660-341-3232 or Nancy Asher at (660) 216-0056.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018
All proceeds go to NACD
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Saturday, March 17, 2018
The Missouri-Southern Iowa (MOSI) Art Guild named Anna Dabney as the MOSI Art Guild Celebrated Artist for November, 2017. She will teach her acrylic pour painting technique in this special workshop. Instruction & all materials included, $45.

March 17: Call 660-988-2694 to save your spot! Nearly full.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018
In this super fun and easy workshop, we will be making an essential oil diffuser necklace!
Since all the tools, supplies, and instructions will be provided, I am asking $5 for every necklace you choose to create :)
Feel free to bring a friend who you think would enjoy this get together and get ready for some oil infused snacks as well :)

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Monday, March 19, 2018

ABC Hike – This hike will test student’s creativity and powers of observation!
We will look for natural objects that start with each letter of the alphabet and fill in our
papers as we go.

Recommended for ages 3-6


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Monday, March 19, 2018
A weekly thirty minute guided meditation. Come join Ashley Sparks at Rejuvenate Massage Therapy in some guided relaxation to help start off your week!
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Beginners Sign Language Class scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 6th, is now full; we are no longer taking registrations. Due to the overwhelming amount of inquiries we’ve had, I started a waiting list should the Instructor (Waneta Tilinski) decide to offer the course again in the future. If you would like to add your name and phone number to this list, please contact Adam @ RAIL · 1-800-681-7245.


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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Come join Take Root and friends for the first of our weekly Trivia Nights! These will be every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00pm, and each week will have a different theme!
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Friday, March 23, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
Atheism Requires Faith, Too!
Does God Exist?  Lectureship
 
    Former atheist and now Christian apologist, John Clayton makes a return visit to Kirksville to explore evidences for belief in God. The lectureship begins Fri. March 23 at 7 PM in the Robison Planetarium in Magruder Hall on the Truman State University campus.  The topic on this occasion is “What Is God & How Are We Made in His Image?” Question and Answer sessions follow each program. 
       On Sat. the 24th, the lectureship moves to the Kirksville Church of Christ, 110 Pfeiffer Ave.  A free exhibit, with free materials will be provided.  At 10:30 a.m. Mr. Clayton explores “Which God?  Why the Bible?”  A free lunch follows.  An afternoon program on “The Rational God” begins at 1 PM.
      At 6 PM a free showing of the movie The Case for Christ takes place at the Take Root Café Theatre.  This film will launch a 4 week series on Wednesday nights at the church beginning on March 28th.
    On Sun., the 25th, at the church’s 10 AM study, Mr. Clayton considers “Why Did God Create Man, and Why Do We Suffer?” At 11 AM he asks, “What Kind of Faith Do You Have?” 
The lectureship is made possible by the Ekklesia Campus Ministry and the Kirksville Church of Christ, meeting at 110 Pfeiffer Ave.  For more information or transportation, contact 660-627-4003 or visit http://ekklesia.truman.edu/
 

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Friday, March 23, 2018

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Friday, March 23, 2018
We invite you on behalf of Janice Marie Baker to attend this benefit in the memory of her name. 
There will be a spaghetti dinner with garlic bread beginning at 4 pm. A cake walk is scheduled for 5 pm with a silent auction beginning at 5:30 pm. 

This event is free, however monetary donations are being accepted. 
For more information call Becky Davis at 660-956-6425.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Kirksville First Assembly would like to invite you to our first ever Day of Hope Community Outreach. We will have live entertainment, lunch, a Kid's Fun Zone, and access to resources and amenities like haircuts, family portraits and health screenings. We hope to see you there, so mark your calendars!

Are you interested in helping out with this outreach? Please give us a call at 660665-9905 or email info@kirksvillefirst.org to see how you can help the community.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Activities planned: 
Youth 12 and under BB shoot 9:00 a.m.
$1.00 per entry-win $10.00 per round. 
Boys & Girls Shoot off for Red Rider BB Guns
Bow & Arrow Shoot
Turkey Calling Seminar
Calling contest begins at 1:00 pm, Silent auction-5:00pm
Dinner Served at 6:30 pm
Proceeds go to Children's Hospital
Admission-$10.00

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Quota International of Kirksville is sponsoring a 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on March 24 in Kirksville to Raise Mental Health Awareness in our commuity.  Proceeds from this event will be given to the Crisis Intervention Team that is made up of various agencies who serve individuals in a crisis situation. We are hoping you will decide to join us in helping raise Mental Health Awareness in  our community.
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Saturday, March 24, 2018

The Del & Norma Robison Planetarium, on Truman Campus, offers indoor stargazers an hour view of the galaxy.

This week:

2:00pm Two Small Pieces of Glass + Star Tour
 3:00pm Search for the Edge of the Solar System + Star Tour

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Kirksville Manor Care invites you and your family to join them for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be refreshments and prizes. This event is for ages 1 to 4 & 5 to 9. 
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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Take Root will host its first annual community book swap. Bring any books you would like to share with others, and take some for yourself as well. Take Root will also have books donated by the community and available to the community. Similar to our seed swap, this a free event open to the public. 
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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Due to rain, we are moving our March 24 Easter Egg Hunt from PC Mills Park to Hamilton Street Baptist Church, 802 W Hamilton St., Kirksville, MO. The Hunt is still scheduled for 3 p.m.  See you at church!

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
Genesis House of NE Missouri host an Annual Spring Banquet and Silent Auction Fund Raiser as it's main fund raiser to support the Genesis House of NE MO Maternity Home. 
Please Save the Date!!

 
Genesis House of NE Missouri 
7th Annual Spring Banquet &
Silent Auction Fund Raiser

March 24, 2018
6 pm - 9 pm
Dinner, Silent Auction & Presentation
Knox County Community Center
Edina, Missouri


 

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Monday, March 26, 2018 - Friday, March 30, 2018
Everyone is invited to attend the Easter Week Community Prayer Breakfast held at the First Christian Church in the Fellowship Hall. 
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Adair Co. R-II is hosting Author Night on Monday, March 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.  The evening will spotlight student presentations and readings, student-lead tours, a book fair, games, and a soup and sandwich supper.  Come join us in celebrating our student leaders and authors.  Please RSVP at the Brashear Elementary website at https://tinyurl.com/BrashearLIM. 
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Monday, March 26, 2018
A weekly thirty minute guided meditation. Come join Ashley Sparks at Rejuvenate Massage Therapy in some guided relaxation to help start off your week!
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
International speaker Kevin Hines will share his personal story of resiliency and living mentally well with faculty, staff, and students from A.T. Still University, Truman State University, Kirksville R-III Schools, and surrounding areas, as well as Kirksville area community members. Hines, who is himself a suicide survivor, activist, storyteller, and filmmaker, travels around the globe to share his compelling story and message advocating for mental health awareness and living mentally well.

The event is free and open to the public. Kirksville and surrounding area residents are invited and encouraged to attend the event.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Come Learn how your time and talents could be used on the 2018 planning committee! We have several opportunities to get involved and we look forward to having you join us as we move the Alzheimer's Association mission forward! Enjoy food and drinks while learning more about their exciting plans for the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's.  

Please RSVP to Lizzi Willett at elwillett@alz.org or by phone at 414-840-8219

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Friday, March 30, 2018
A service in remembrance of the sacrifice made by our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Don’t forget to bring your cameras!

Easter Egg Hotline: 660-627-1485


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Saturday, March 31, 2018
ATSU will hold the second annual Family Health Fair on Saturday, March 31 from 10:00 a.m.-noon at William Matthew Middle School. 
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Saturday, March 31, 2018
Here it is Ladies and Gents! The Ville Escape Room is hosting an ADULT egg hunt on the downtown square. Leave the candy to the kids. Join us to find prizes and gift cards from downtown businesses.

Find surprises from BONZAI, MAXWELLS, LONE STAR PHYSIQUE, TAKE ROOT CAFE, DUKUM, THE VILLE ESCAPE ROOM, AND MANY MORE!

 

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