Friday, Aug. 2

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.

Kid STEAM LEGO create and play is from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 120 Richardson St. Children will explore science, technology, engineering, art and math using LEGOs. To register, search branch offerings at

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

Saturday, Aug. 3

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

Hot Summer Nights, the annual concert series, brings live performances to Courtyard Park at 6 p.m. every Saturday in August. The park is located at Bridge and Main streets in downtown.

Sunday, Aug. 4

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

Monday, Aug. 5

The Smithville Senior Center opens at 9 a.m. The 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

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. From 6:30 to 8 p.m., there will be a chance for teens to create using hot beads. To register for the last event, search branch offerings at

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.

Kiwanis Club of Smithville will meet at noon at the American Legion Hall. For more information, call Dennis Brewer at 679-6783 or Starla Janes at 289-6240.

Smithville Bassmasters, a local BASS Federated Bass Club, will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Pizza Hut, located off U.S. Highway 169. For details, contact club President Marshall Brown at 985-6258.

Smithville’s Board of Aldermen will meet at 7 p.m. at Smithville City Hall, 107 W. Main St. Agendas can be found under the government tab on the homepage of the city’s website,

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Smithville Senior Center is open at 9 a.m. to anyone who is age 60 or older or disabled.

Tai Chi on the Square, open to all ages, is at 9:30 a.m. in Courtyard Park. Instructor Amy Vance asks participants to bring water to stay hydrated. Tai Chi in the Park will focus on relieving arthritis and improving balance as part of Smithville Community in Action’s resiliency campaign to educate the community about how to distress using healthy coping skills. For more information, contact CIA member Kelly Boley at

Smithville’s library branch hosts a book group from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the community room. A second book group follows from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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

Smithville Bike Nights are on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Courtyard Park. Motorcycle and bicycle riders are encouraged to park their cycles downtown and visit the shops and variety of activities. For more information, contact Ken Purdue at 728-0315.

Smithville Masonic Lodge No. 438 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 119 N. Bridge St. For more information, call Marvin Atkins at 651-7594.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Storytime for babies is at 9:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent library. Mad Science Demonstrates it’s not Magic, a program that discovers the chemistry and physics behind magic tricks including sitting on a bed of nails, is from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. To register, visit branch offerings at

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

Smithville family bike nights are at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday, starting in the parking lot at the corner of Litton Way and Missouri Highway F. This free event welcomes families and community to partner in bike riding fun. Other details can be found on the Let’s Ride Bicycles Facebook page.

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