In and Around Hannibal: May 18, 2013

by Rita Hooper 


The Southwest Oswego United Methodist Church will be having a roast pork dinner today, May 18.  Serving starts at 4:30 p.m. with takeouts available.

The menu is roast pork, mashed potatoes, dressing and gravy, corn, cole slaw, roll, beverage and homemade pie for dessert.

Tonight is the Junior Prom – remember yours?  O’ how grown up and excited we felt. I wish all the juniors a safe and happy experience that will have good memories to last a lifetime.

The United Methodist Church of Hannibal Center/South Hannibal will be having a chicken barbecue Sunday, May 19 from noon until gone.

Dinner will consist of 1/2 chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes, macaroni salad, roll, dessert and a drink. Chicken halves will also be available.

Senior Meals will be meeting for lunch at the Senior Center (Library) on Oswego Street at noon, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The menu for this week is:

Monday, May 20 roast pork and baked potatoes Monday; mac and cheese and stewed tomatoes Wednesday and crispy fish clippers and scalloped potatoes Friday.

Monday’s activity will be Wii bowling while Wednesday there will be music by Deanna Hubbard;  Friday’s activity will be the “Reminiscing the 40s” video.  Give Rosemary a call now and make your reservation at 564- 5471.

The Jammers will this Monday. If you enjoy country and Gospel music join them at the American Legion (Rochester Street) at 7 p.m. Bring a snack to share and an instrument if you play one and join in the fun.

The Hannibal Methodist Church is holding prayer meetings at the home of Jack Lenhard on Pine View Lane at 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings and at 1 p.m. Thursdays in the church dining room,. The church is located on Route 3, one block west of the Village Square. By the way the Methodist Church is serving lunch Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. and all are invited.

The school election is May 21 and in addition to the budget, there will be one proposition to establish a capital fund.

The election of school board members will also be held at this time. Four candidates, Janice Scott, Vern Cole, Donna Ingersol and Mireille Watts will be running for the three vacant positions.

In order to vote in school elections, you must be 18, a resident of the school district for at least 30 days and a citizen of the United States.  You do not need to be registered or a property owner. Proof of residency will be asked for.

The Hannibal Sports Banquet is May 22 at 6 p.m.

Music Boosters will meet May 23 in the high school library at 7:30. School will be closed May 24 and 27 for Memorial Day.

The senior band concert is scheduled to be held Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Again this year, the band is seeking alumni to join them for two selections in the concert. Music is now available from Mrs. Terrinoni so you will have plenty of time to practice.

The concert will also be very special as the senior band will be premiering  a new piece of music written in memory of past music booster president, Ed Carvey. Please add this special event to your calendar.

The Hannibal Alumni Association will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, June 15 at The Oasis Restaurant at Thunder Island, located at 21 Wilcox Rd. just off State Route 48 south of the City of Fulton.

Social Hour will begin at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner being served at 6 p.m. Entertainment and dancing will be provided by Anybody’s Guess.

The Outstanding Alumnus Award will be presented to Fred Kent, Jr., class of 1963. Those in attendance from the classes of 1943, 1953, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1993 and 2003 will be honored.

Reservations with remittance may be sent to Faye Kimball, 32 Hannum Road, Hannibal, NY 13074 by May 28. For cost of dinner and dues please refer to posters around the area or call 564-7083 or 564-6690.

The  34th annual Hannibal Historical Society banquet will be held Monday, June 3 at the Hannibal United Methodist Church located at the corner of State Route 3 and West Street in the Village of Hannibal. A full course roast beef supper will be served at 6:30 p.m.

The Citizenship Award will be presented to Louie Gilbert, current commander of the Prior Stock Post of the American Legion. Louie will be recognized for his many years of service to community organizations, especially his efforts to benefit the Dollars for Scholars program which includes the annual Ducks Over the Dam every summer.

Reservations may be made by calling 564-6690 by May29th.

June 2, the Country Cruizers will be holding a chicken barbecue at the American Legion from noon until sold out. Come see their classic cars and ‘cruise’ in with yours!

Hannibal Home and School will be having a volunteer meeting on Monday June 10 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Fairley.  Come find out how you can help support your child’s school!  Contact Marian Calkins at 564-5872 or email for more information.

Plans are underway for the 21st Concert in the Park to be held at the Hannibal Firemen’s Field located on Rochester Street in the Village of Hannibal July 7.  Featured bands will be Anybody’s Guess, Fulton Community Dixieland Band and the Fulton Community Band.

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