The Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department has announced a number of programs and events that will be occurring in the weeks ahead.


The Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department has announced a number of programs and events that will be occurring in the weeks ahead.
Indoor Archery
Who: All ages
What: Opportunity to shoot inside at various 3-D wild game targets.
Where: Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
When: Mondays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., from March 29 through May 3. Cost: Free
Aquafina Pitch Hit and Run                                                                     

Who: boys and girls ages 7-14                                                                

What: Official Major League baseball and softball skills competition. Events include running the bases, hitting and pitching. Winners have the chance to compete at the 2010 MLB All- Star Game.
When: April 24
Boys baseball competition: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Girls softball competition: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Huckleberry Park Softball Field
Cost: Free
Parents must bring a copy of birth certificate or baptismal record for age verification, no exceptions. Early registration is encouraged.
Senior Expo                                
Who: All seniors
What: Varying agencies from around the area will be present to promote their services to the senior population.
Where: Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
When: April 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Energy Savings Expo
What: Local agencies will present energy efficient information dealing with automobiles, homes and many other topics. Food will be sold by the Hannibal Pirates 13 Baseball Team.
When: April 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Admiral Coontz Recreation Center
Cost: Free
Sponsored by Hannibal Parks and Recreation and NECAC
Mother /Son and Father/Daughter Date Night
Who: Ages 4-12
What: Date night includes spaghetti dinner, flowers, games, dancing and prizes.
When: Mother/son, Saturday, May 15, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Father/daughter, Sunday, May 16, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Hannibal Nutrition Center, 219 S. 10th St. in Hannibal
Cost: $20 per couple; $10 for each additional child
Registration: Stop by the Parks and Recreation Office in City Hall or mail payment to 320 Broadway, Hannibal, Mo., 63401. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Office at (573) 221-0154 or e-mail hpr_supervisor@yahoo.com.
Sponsored by the Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department, Gibney Sims Flowers, Hannibal Nutrition Center and Sound Systems by Fritz.