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Here are a few fun things to do this week, right in your own backyard!

     By, Amanda Moser

Thursday, May 9th

Best of Missouri Hands Exhibit, Kirksville Arts Center

The latest exhibit at the Kirksville Arts Center features local and Missouri artist’s creations and the work is simply stunning. See art in a wide variety of mediums including quilting, pottery, photography, oil painting, drawing and more. It is a treat to see how much talent exists so close to home.

Friday, May 10th

National Nurses Week

Thank a Nurse! National Nurses Week began on Monday, May 6th but there is still time to say “thanks!” to the nurse in your life. Chances are everyone has had an encounter with a nurse in their lifetime, so take a moment to appreciate their service!

Saturday, May 11th

National Train Day, La Plata Amtrak Station

Come out to the Amtrak Station in La Plata from 9 am to 3 pm and enjoy train themed activities like memorabilia exhibits, artwork, model railroads, train cookie decorating and more! Call 660-956-4157 for more information.

Saturday, May 11th

Truman State University Graduation, Stokes Stadium, Truman State University

It is time again to say goodbye to another graduating class of Truman State students. Expect lots of visitors in town this weekend for the celebration and give them a great final impression of the Kirksville community. Restaurants will be busy and stores will be full!

Monday, May 13th 

Kirksville Community Chorus Concert, First Christian Church

Enjoy the spring performance of the Kirksville Community Chorus beginning at 7:30 pm. Community members will entertain the crowds with beautiful songs. 

For more information about these events or to include your event on the Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar, call 660-665-3766.


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