Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Little Apple News

 July 3, 2024

 

The next Second Wednesdays, Meet Me On Main, Shop and Stroll will be July 10, 2024, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. These special, extended business hours are a great opportunity to see what locally participating businesses, like Jina's Junque, Rural Roots, 3 Wishes, 4th Street Fika, Bluebird Lounge, and Cork & Keg, have to offer, while giving you an opportunity to meet up with friends and make new ones

 

The 20th Annual Appleton City Car Show will be July 13 in the City Park, right off 52 Hwy across the street from Zink Motor Company. Check in 8:00 a.m.-noon.  Car Show noon-3:00 p.m. This is a judged event. There is a $10 entry fee, with proceeds going to two scholarships for local high school students. Top 85 cars and trucks combined, top 3 motorcycles, and top 3 rat rods.  T-shirts and tote bags are available at Powell’s Tru Value.

Zink Motor Co is hosting the KC Antique Car Club at their dealership. Model A’s and T’s will be on display. This event is free.

The AC Fire Department will have a free vintage fire truck and fire equipment show July 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the AC Fire Station.

 

AC swim lessons will be July 8-12.  Beginners 5:00-5:45, Intermediates 6:00-6:45. Cost is $15 for the first child and $10 for each additional child.  They must be able to touch in 3 feet of water.  Facebook message the pool to sign up.  There will be no water aerobics or adult swim that week.

 

The Knights of Columbus will have their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, July 14 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Treat your family to a hot breakfast you don’t have to cook or clean up.  A free will donation will be greatly appreciated

 

Free private tennis lessons are offered to anyone at the tennis courts at Donnohue-Dugan Park.  Rackets and balls will be provided.  To set up appointments for your private lessons or if you have questions, call Dennis Dunham at 476-2151 or 476-5514 or Tommy Payton at 816-863-6624. Open tennis is every day 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tennis is exercise that is fun!

 

River of Life Fellowship in Rockville will welcome Wyatt Brown to share in word and song about his testimony and all that God is doing in his life Sunday, July 14.  (This date has changed from July 7).  All events ROL has are free and they welcome all those able to attend.  You can watch ROL meetings (regular services and special meetings) on their YouTube channel.  Please contact James Damon ([email protected]), at River of Life Fellowship for more information.  Don’t forget about Third Sunday events for the Appleton City Ministerial Alliance upcoming later this summer.  Wyatt Brown will share at the AC Park on August 18 at 6:00 p.m. and Phil & Pam Morgan will share at the AC Park on September 15 at 6:00 p.m.  All events are free to attend.  They will take donations at the ACMA events for the ministries sharing.

 

Seven local churches are teaming together to provide a week-long community Vacation Bible School Event: From the Inside Out! VBS will be each evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m., July 22 - 26. Each night will be hosted by a different church: Monday - Trinity UMC (AC), Tuesday - Rockville UMC, Wednesday - Church of God (AC), Thursday - Lutheran Church (AC), and Friday - First Christian Church (AC). This year for VBS, they are going to learn all about our emotions and how God can transform us from the inside out! There will a prize given to all kids with perfect attendance for the week. VBS is for PK-6th grade. Kids under 5 years need to be accompanied by a parent. Pre-register online https://forms.gle/1fhJjxHN4bdniBYv8

 

Scuba VBS will be hosted at First Baptist Church of AC July 23-26.  SCUBA is for entering kindergarten through those that have completed 6th grade. They will start with a meal at 5:30 and conclude at 8:30 p.m. each evening. Family members and friends can join in daily at 8:15 p.m. as they wrap up their day. They also invite families to church on Sunday, July 28 for the finale and a meal following services. Sign up free online at: https://forms.gle/jYXzZ22XuCqKy3A4A  Paper copies are available upon request. For information call 660-476-5512 or message on Facebook.

 

The University of Missouri Extension 2nd Annual Sheep and Goats Field Day will focus on small ruminant health awareness program. The event will be held 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday July 12, 2024 at Southwest Research Extension and Education Center, 14548 Highway H, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in assessing small ruminant health, vaccination program, on-farm biosecurity, metabolic diseases, feed & forage options and many more. There will also be hands-on training on fecal egg count, five-point check and FAMACHA score.  Special feature of the event includes lamb cooking with lamb meat tasting for all participants. Registration is required to attend. Registration fee is $25 per participant and includes snacks, coffee, pizza, salad, lamb chops/meatball, and classroom materials. Deadline to register is July 10. Register at: https://extension.missouri.edu/events/2nd-annual-sheep-and-goats-field-day For more information or if you have a disability that requires special materials or service, please contact St. Clair County Extension at 417-646-2419 or David Brown at [email protected]

 

MU Extension is partnering with The Alzheimer’s Association and Four Fillies Mercantile to provide an opportunity for residents to learn strategies to promote brain health and decrease risk of dementia. The Living a Healthy Life for Your Brain and Body program is dedicated to offering comprehensive insights and practical advice on maintaining and enhancing cognitive and physical health as we age. Participants will gain valuable knowledge on how to take proactive steps toward a healthier, more fulfilling life. Strategies for Aging Well include: Cognitive Activity: Discover activities and practices that can help keep your mind sharp and engaged, Physical Health and Exercise: Explore effective exercise routines and physical health tips to maintain mobility and strength, Diet and Nutrition: Gain insights into nutritional choices that support overall health and longevity and Social Engagement: Learn about the benefits of staying socially active and connected with others. Join them at the Four Fillies Mercantile, 11210 MO-13, Lowry City, MO 64763 at 11:00 a.m. July 16 for this free educational event.  Participants are welcome to purchase lunch and explore the shop. For more information and to register for the program, please contact the St. Clair County Extension Office at 417-646-2419.

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

July 10     Second Wednesdays, Meet Me On Main, Shop and Stroll, from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

July 13     20th Annual Appleton City Car Show in the City Park, on 52 Hwy

July 14     Knights of Columbus pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.