Summer is underway – Nodaway News | Wender Mind Kids

Summer gets going with fun activities in Nodaway County. Below are the events that have been filed with the News Guide from Nodaway.

July 1st to 31stNodaway County Summer Reading Program at the Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main. Library cards for children birth through sixth grade living outside of Maryville city limits are funded by the Nodaway County Commissioners through the ARPA fund. The awards are sponsored by the Maryville Pride Lions Club. The library is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call the library at 660.582.5281.

July 1st to 29thNo hunger summer, free packed lunch pick-up For all children at United Methodist Church, 222 North Clarinda, Burlington Jct., Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. If possible, parents can make a small donation towards lunch. Nobody gets turned away. For more information, contact Mary Porter at 660.562.8653 or Terry Robison at 660.253.0823.

2nd JulyMaryville Optimist Club Children’s Fishing Tournament at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park.

2nd July45th Annual July 4th Lisa Lane Paradestarts at Lisa Lane at 16th Street and continues to North Mulberry, starts at 10am.

2nd July Fireworks at Mozingo Lake for Independence Day.

2nd, 6th, 8th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 21st, 29th July – Observed Maryville Parks and Rec July Park and Rec Month with activities in the city’s parks. For more information, call 660.562.2923.

5th-8th, 12th-15th, 19th-22nd, 26th-29th JulyNodaway County Historical Society Museum110 North Walnut, Maryville, Hickory Grove Schoolhouse and Caleb Burns House are open from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26thhopkins museum, North Third Street, Hopkins, open free 1pm-3pm.

7th of JulyFresh mobile pantry from the Second Harvest Community Food Bank on Fourth Street in Barnard, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to the general public while supplies last, SNAP and CSFP application support will be provided. For more information, call 816.364.3663.

7th of JulyConcept Community Blood Drive at the American Legion Building, 408 Berry St. Conception Jct. sponsored by Jefferson C-123, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments are preferred, book at, enter group code: AK. For more information, contact Sandy Wilmes at 660.652.3514 or

July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th Maryville Market sponsored by Make It Maryville and The Hangar, in The Hangar parking lot. Fresh vegetables, crafts and more.

July 9thBackyard Vine and Wine, Tyler and Cheyenne Giles Outdoor Concert, Clear Creek Catering, 30484 Icon Road, Maryville, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 660-582-4474.

July 9th, 10thParnell Duck Race and Festival. Bring beach chairs, festivals come rain or shine.

Saturday Events at Parnell Fire Station: Children’s Pedal Train, 5:30 p.m.; family film, 7:45 p.m.; next movie, fireworks by the Parnell Volunteer Fire Department; Pulled pork and nachos served at the Lions Shelter, voluntary donation, proceeds go to park renovation, 6pm until gone; Fire Department Beer Garden and Music at Shelter East City Park, served by Tuck Point Bar and Grill, 8 p.m. to midnight.

Sunday: Free Show and Shine at East Park, contact Steve Mullock, 660.582.9374, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Service at Bandstand in Park, Service by Crystal Dooley, Parnell UMC, Bring lawn chair, 10:45 am; UMC BBQ in the white tent in the park, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Parade, “As American as Cherry Pie,” Grand Marshals Greg and Lisa Welch, Church Registration, 660.937.2658, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Parade begins at 11:30 a.m.; Cherry Pie Baking Contest, bring home-made cherry pies to the tent in the park before the parade begins, judging after the parade; St. Joseph Catholic Church Homemade ice cream with all toppings at Lions shelter, midday ’til it’s gone; “Outlaw Creek Band” at the bandstand, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Mystery Box Auction at Bandstand during band breaks, proceeds go to Parnell UMC, 1pm; Duck Race at Platte River Access, sponsored NEN Senior Class, 1:30 p.m.; Cherry Pie Eating Contest, registration in the white tent, 2:00 p.m.; Children’s Obstacle Course on Main Street sponsored by the Parnell Fire Department, 3:00 p.m.

All-day Sunday activities include a craft and vendor market, $20 facility fee; American Legion Auxiliary drinks and raffle for various prizes; NEN classes sponsor various booths and dunk tanks, as well as a free bouncy castle for children.

July 12american legion post 100 blood drive, at AL Post, 1104 East Fifth, Maryville, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments are preferred. Book at, enter group code: EH6S. For more information, contact David Dredge at 660.541.0502 or

July 14th candidate forum, Nodaway Courthouse, Candidates for U.S. House and Senate, Missouri House and U.S. Senate, and Nodaway County Charter Register, 6:00 p.m. The media committee consists of representatives of the News Guide from Nodawaythe Maryville Forum and KXCV-KRNW.

July 14, 15, 16Northaway County Fair.

July 14, 15, 16 Maryville Host Lions catering tent at the Nodaway County Fair; quilt show sponsored by Ferluknat Farm at The Rose Theatre.

16th of JulyNodaway County Historical Society Ice Cream Social at the museum, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is open for tours and browsing.

16th of July Tri-C tractor and truck train Clyde, 6:30 p.m. All proceeds go to the Ryan J. Pappert Memorial Scholarship Fund and projects in the Tri-C community.

16th of JulyMPR concert in the parkRun with it, Donaldson Westside Park, 7 p.m.

21 JulySouth Northaway Blood Drive area, at the SN School Cafeteria, 209 Morehouse, Barnard, sponsored by SN NHS, 2pm to 6pm. Appointments are preferred, book at, enter group code: KCVG. For more information, contact Seth Jenkins at 660. 652.3727 or

22nd of JulyWest Nodaway High School and Community Blood Drive, American Legion Post, Burlington Jct., sponsored by WNFFA, 2-6 p.m. Appointments are preferred, book at, enter code: CBHX. For more information, contact Nicki Honan at 660.725.3317 or

July 234×4 ride begins at the Sheridan Community Hall.

July 23Moonlight Movie Night at Bearcat Football Stadium, 9 p.m.

July 23, 24Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association event sponsored by Mid-Central Horseman, Mozingo.

July 29, 30 Skidmore Punkin Show with Punkin Show Smoke Off on Saturday.

July 28thThe Barnard Depot Museum, Hwy M, Barnard, 1-4 p.m.