Friday, Aug. 9

TOPS No. 584 will meet for weigh-in from 7 to 7:45 a.m. with a meeting following from 8 to 9 a.m. at Family Worship Center, 926 S. Commercial Ave. For more information, call 589-4445 or 532-0962.

The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center, 113 W. Main St., for exercise (9:15), cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The senior center is open to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.

Every Friday is music bingo and surf n’ turf night starts at 5 p.m. in Smithville American Legion Post No. 58, located at 2607 Missouri Highway 92.

Saturday, Aug. 10

A back to school car seat check is from 9 a.m. to noon at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 120 Richardson St. Anyone wanting to have certified car seat technicians install a new or check an existing car seat can swing by and receive the service for free.

Farmers and Makers Market will be from 9 a.m. to noon in the Historic District of Downtown Smithville. For more information email farmersandmakers@gmail.com.

Storytime for families is at 10:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 120 Richardson St.

Hot Summer Nights brings live performances to Courtyard Park at 6 p.m. every Saturday in August.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Bingo is offered every Sunday starting at 1 p.m. at the Smithville American Legion. Doors open at 11 a.m.

The second Sunday of each month the Knights of Columbus host a Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 18601 N. Highway 169. The breakfast includes breakfast favorites, juice and coffee. Suggested donations are $5 for adults and $3 for children under age 10.

Monday, Aug. 12

The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center for exercise (at 9:15), cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The senior center is open to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.

TOPS No. 1249 will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1520 Missouri Highway DD. For more information, call 550-8887.

Storytime for families is at 10:30 a.m. at the Smithville library.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Bridge Street Ministries will open its food and clothing pantry from 10 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church, 300 S. Bridge St. For more information, call 532-0164. A second pantry at First Christian Church is available between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. at 201 N. Bridge St. To learn about the Christian Church pantry, call 532-0773.

Storytime for toddlers is at 9:30 a.m. followed by storytime for preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent library.

Smithville Successful Direct Sales group meets at 11:15 a.m. each Tuesday at Chop’s BBQ & Catering, 109 E. Main St. For more details, search Smithville Successful Direct Sales on Facebook.

The Smithville Lions Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Nellie’s Sweet Shoppe, 115 E. Main St. For more information, contact Harley Morlock at 873-3663.

From 2 to 3 p.m., guests are invited to Smithville’s library to learn steps of searching and checking out eBooks through OverDrive Digital Downloads, an online book service provided through the library. To register, search branch offerings at mymcpl.org/events.

Smithville’s Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in City Hall, 107 W. Main St.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center for exercise (9:15), cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The senior center is open to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.

Tai Chi on the Square is at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday in August, hosted in Courtyard Park, 100 Main St. Tai Chi is open to all ages. Instructor Amy Vance asks participants to bring water to stay hydrated. Tai Chi in the Park will focus on relieving arthritis and improve balance as part of Smithville Community in Action’s Resiliency Campaign to educate the community about how to de-stress using healthy coping skills. For more information contact CIA member Kelly Boley at kgb_destiny@hotmail.com.

Paradise Pointe Ladies Golf Association invites any ladies interested in joining the Wednesday morning league to meet at 10 a.m. at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex, 18212 Golf Course Road. The women play 18 holes.

Farmers and Makers Market will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Historic District of Downtown Smithville. For more information email farmersandmakers@gmail.com.

Smithville Bike Nights are on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Courtyard Park, located on East Main Street in the downtown Smithville Heritage Business District. Motorcycles and bicycles are encouraged to park downtown and visit the shops and variety of activities. For more information contact Ken Purdue at 728-0315.

The Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Smithville United Methodist Church, 505 N. Highway 169.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Storytime for babies is at 9:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent library.

The Smithville Rotary Club will meet at noon at St. Luke’s North Hospital-Smithville, 601 S. U.S. Highway 169.

Smithville’s Warrior Closet will be open for back to school clothes and free school supplies from 4 to 6 p.m. in the trailers behind Maple Elementary School, 600 Maple Ave. The closet will be open again tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Smithville family bike nights are at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday starting from the parking lot at the corner of Litton Way and Highway F in Smithville. This free event welcomes families and community to partner in bike riding fun. The leisurely ride generally covers 12 miles in about 60 to 90 minutes. Turning back early is always an option as it is an out-and-back style ride. Other details can be found on the Let’s Ride Bicycles Facebook page.

The Town and Country Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 201 Bridge St.

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 58 will meet at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. For more information, call 532-8115.

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