KTVO Community Events


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Now-April 25, 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.

Now-May 10, 2018
Phlebotomy Classes
KATC, 1103 S. Cottage Grove, Kirksville, MO. 660-665-2865
$445.00 (includes textbook/workbook) *payment is due at time of enrollment to secure spot in class
Other Information: Student must be 18 years of age at time of enrollment. Student will need to complete TB testing, Background check, pass Urine Drug Screen, and show documentation of immunization to participate in clinical sessions at NRMC. Phlebotomy is not covered by federal financial aid.
Wanda Roan, Instuctor Class Limit 10 (minimum 6)

April 20, 2018
Putnam County Health Department annual Daddy Daughter Dance
6-8 pm
4-H Building, Unionville, Mo.
$5 per Dad (or significant male figure).

April 20, 2018
Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival
9 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
TSU Student Union Building, Kirksville, Mo.

April 20 and 21, 2018
Ecumenical Lord's Cupboard Food Drives
All Hy-Vee locations in Ottumwa, Iowa

April 21, 2018
The Fairfield Iowa Shrine Club Annual Pancake Breakfast
121 East Broadway Street in Fairfield, Iowa
6am to 10am
Pancakes, sausage, bisq and sausage gravy, milk, coffee, juice
All you care to eat only $6 - 12 and under free.
Tickets are available from Fairfield Shrine Club members or at the door.

April 21, 2018
Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra presents From Russia with Love
Bridge View Center, Ottumwa, Iowa

April 21, 2018
American Legion Post 407 Unionville, Iowa.
Annual Breakfast Every Saturday thur April 28
Free will donation, Starts at 7:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m.
Buffet style all you can eat.

April 21, 2018 NEW DATE
4th Annual Schuyler County Plant Swap
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Library parking lot in Lancaster, Mo.
This is a FREE event. Please bring all starts-seeds-plants-etc, in giveaway containers and labeled. Swapper's will have first chance on swaps. Leftovers will be given away after the swapping is done. This is a great way to get new plants for free and meet flower people. Looking forward to another great Plant Swap!

April 21, 2018
Tour of Italy Pasta Dinner
Wayland United Methodist Church, Wayland, Mo.
Spaghetti, Lasagna, Chicken Alfredo, Salads, Garlic Bread, Cheesecakes and Desserts.
Come one and all and enjoy the fellowship!

April 21, 2018
Curtain Call Community Theatre Co. invites everyone to a FREE night of fun and entertainment at their Annual Meeting
512 West Elizabeth St. Kirksville, MO.
1950s costume theme, trivia contest, door prizes, entertainment and dessert buffet provided. Contact Mary McIntosh, 660-626-8100 for information.

April 21, 2018
A student-led peaceful protest advocating for gun reform will occur at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 21. Meet at Kirksville High School's North Parking Lot for a symbolic march to the football field and a peaceful rally. All members of the community in support of the issue are welcome. Truman students and adults are encouraged to come. The students are asking for anyone who wants to volunteer and help with the voter registration booth or anyone with questions contact them with their emails. Allison Martin at, Audrey Sandefur at, and Garrett Nichting at

April 21, 2018
Truman State University will host the 21st annual True Men alumni concert at 7 p.m. April 21 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium on the TSU campus, Kirksville, Mo.
The concert is free and open to the public.

April 21 and 22, 2018
Field of Dreams Yard and Plant Sale Fundraiser
Friday 3-6pm, Saturday 8am-3pm
Marion and Missouri Street, Kirksville, Mo.

April 24, 2018
American Red Cross Blood Drive
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Northeast Regional Medical Center, 315 S Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo.

April 25, 2018
American Red Cross Blood Drive
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Kate's Kountry Kupboard, 6057 Highway KK, Chula, Mo.

April 26, 2018
Elder Law Webinar
MILESTONES Area Agency on Aging, 623 Pennsylvania, Ottumwa, Iowa
Topics include Grandparent rights, common Law marriage and more. Call Michelle to register 641-684-1006

April 26, 2018
Scotland County Hospital Library Conference Room, Parking lot B, Memphis, Mo.
RSVP Scotland County Hospital at (660) 465-8511, Free of charge and open to the public.

April 27, 2018
American Red Cross Blood Drive
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
North Mercer R 3 School, 400 Main St., Mercer, Mo.

April 27, 2018
Irish fiddler Eimear Arkins will perform in a traditional Irish concert and dance at 6 p.m. April 27 in the Student Union Building Down Under at Truman State University in Kirksville.
The performance will include the concert, traditional dance demonstration, beginning dance instruction and inclusive music session. The event is free and open to the public.

April 27, 2018
18th Daddy/Daughter Dance
NEMO Fair Grounds, Kirksville, Mo.
$6.00 per couple, $2.00 per additional child
Contact Information Carol Cox at 660-785-7256 or Sara Amini-Rad at 660-626-2564

April 28, 2018
American Legion Post 407 Unionville, Iowa.
Annual Breakfast
Free will donation, Starts at 7:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m.
Buffet style all you can eat.

April 28, 2018
Blakesburg Garden Club annual Plant and Bake sale
8 to 11 a.m.
Blakesburg Community Building in Blakesburg, Iowa. A big selection of vegetable, annual and perennial flowers, bedding plants, shrubs, trees and house plants will be for sale at reasonable prices. The bake sale will include a huge variety of homemade cake, pie, cookies, candies, yeast and quick breads. Coffee and snacks will be available all morning for a quick "pick me up". Doors open at 8 a.m.

April 28, 2018
Novinger Town-Wide & Surrounding Area Yard Sales
8:00 a.m.
Coordinated by Novinger Renewal, Inc.
Donations of items requested for Renewal’s sale - drop off at Community Center on Friday, April 27th after 1:00 p.m. or call 660-342-6455 to make other arrangements

April 28, 2018
Kirksville Veterans Clinic VA enrollment event
Depot Inn and Suites, 1245 N. Brown Street, La Plata, Mo.

April 28, 2018
Kirksville Veterans Clinic VA enrollment event
Macon Family Health, 402 N. Missouri Street, Macon, Mo.

May - October, 2018
Bonaparte Farmers Market
Thursday, May through October
3pm to 6pm
703 first street Bonaparte Iowa

May 3, 2018
Kirksville Community String Orchestra concert
William Matthew Middle School, Kirksville, Mo.
Free for all ages

May 3, 4 and 5, 2018
Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Festival
Drakesville, Iowa
Music will be starting on Thursday May 3rd with open stage beginning at 7pm. Stages shows will start again at 7pm on Friday evening. Saturday Shows will be from 1-5 pm and again starting at 7pm for the evening.
No admission cost for the festival.

May 4-6, 2018
Spring Carnival
Lancaster, MO. Square The rides are free. We will have rides, games, food, and local bands playing. We will also be having Spiderman making an appearance on Sat.
The rides will be running on Fri from 5-10, Sat from 12-10, and Sun from 12-5. This event is open to the public.

May 5, 2018
7th Annual Railroad Memorabilia and Model Train Show
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Walsworth Community Center, 124 E. Ritchie, Marceline, MO 64658

May 5, 2018
Cantril Cinco de Mayo Taco Bar with all the fixings
5 – 8 pm (or until gone)
Cantril Fire Station, Cantril, Iowa
Free Will Offering
Sponsored by Cantril Dayz Committee, Proceeds to Cantril Dayz Activities
For more information call 641-777-1184 or 319-288-0834

May 5, 2018
Adoptable pets from local shelters and rescues will be showcased from 9am-5pm
Petsense in Kirksville, Mo.

May 12, 2018
Greentop Volunteer Fire Department Benefit
Greentop Fire Depart. Firehouse, Greentop, Mo.
Pork Steaks, Sides, Drinks and Deserts
Free Will Donations Accepted

May 19, 2018
Wapello County Family Treatment Court
Jimmy Jones Shelter, Ottumwa, Iowa

May 19, 2018
35th Annual Jim Baker/John McConnell Buddy Bass Fishing Classic
Forest Lake, 1000 Hills State Park, Kirksville, Mo.

Kids Fishing Tournament and Clinic runs from 8:30am -noon at Forest Lake Marina. Open to all kids up to age 15. Prizes, trophies and no entry fee!

May 25, 2018
Hope For Maddie 5k color run
South side of the square in Milan, Mo.
This is the 1st annual Hope For Maddie 5k Color Run and all proceeds will go to Maddie’s hospital Children’s Mercy in Kansas City. Registration for the event is $25 per person and that goes for children and adults. The $25 fee includes your entry fee and t shirt for the event. You must register by April 15th to be guaranteed a shirt the day of the event. All late entries will receive their shirt at a later date. Info for the event is posted on the Hope For Maddie Facebook Page.

May 25-27, 2018
2018 Bonaparte's Annual Spring Festival
Bonaparte Mercantile parking lot 703 1st Street Bonaparte Iowa 52620

June 30, 2018
2018 Bonaparte's Annual Independence day celebration
11 AM - 9 PM
Bonaparte City Park 803 first Bonaparte, Iowa 52620

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