In and Around Hannibal: June 29, 2013

Rita Hooper 


Hannibal Senior Citizens will be meeting at noon for dinner.

This week’s menu is

Monday, July 1: Swedish meatballs over noodles, peas and carrots, orange juice, and cookie.

Wednesday, July 3: Turkey sloppy Joe, baked beans, chuck wagon corn, and fruit cocktail.

Friday, July 5: Baked ham with pineapple, scalloped potatoes, spinach, and Mandarin oranges. Give Rosemary a call and make your reservation at 564-5471.

The Jammers will meet at the American Legion at 7 p.m. Monday night.

The Hannibal Resource Center has changed its hours. The center will no longer be open Thursday nights.

They will continue to be open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will now be open Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. The resource center is located at Our Lady of the Rosary, across from the high school and is supported by the three village churches.

Dollars for Scholars will be floating ducks down 9 Mile Creek in Hannibal Sunday, July 7 following the concert in the Park. The folks would greatly appreciate you buying a duck before the floating takes place.

Contact someone from Dollars for Scholars, Louie Gilbert and the Prossers come to mind or stop by the Village Market and pick out the one you want. These ducks have made a lot of money over the years and have helped many families in the Hannibal with college expenses. This only happens if you make it happen.

The 21st Concert in the Park will be held at the Hannibal Firemen’s Field located on Rochester Street in the Village of Hannibal July 7. This event is sponsored by the Hannibal Historical society and the Village of Hannibal.

Beginning at 1:30 p.m., there will be softball games at the site. The concert will begin at 3:30 p.m. with a performance with the local band Anybody’s Guess, followed by the Fulton Community Band’s Dixie Land group and lastly the Fulton Community Band.

The entire event has free parking and admission and the concert will be held rain or shine as it will be under cover.

There will be concession stands offering food and drink manned by local organizations.

The Red Cross will be on hand offer free blood pressure readings.

By the way, summer reading at the library for children begins Tuesday, July 9. The sessions are on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. for six weeks. This year’s theme is “Dig into Reading.”

The Sterling Valley Community Church will be having an ice cream social Saturday, July 13 starting at 5 p.m.

There will be food, including hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, ice cream and cake, popcorn and cotton candy.

There will be a bake sale and  lots of  things for kids to do.  The highlight of the evening will be music by the blue grass band  “Different Brothers.”

Churches and youth groups can still have a booth at the SOS FEST July 19-21 at the Hannibal Fireman’s Field in Hannibal. Youo can sell food, have a bake sale, set up games, activities, mission display; groups keep all their money. Non-profit mission booths are free, Crafters and Vendors pay only a small fee.

This is the largest three-day music festival of its kind in New York State. Over a dozen bands and speakers with free water slide and free jump house.

Great food booths, subs, pizza, maple cotton candy, popcorn, donuts, corn, salt potatoes, etc. Details at

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