Friday, Aug. 16

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.

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

Lunartic 5K packet pick-up is from 4 to 7 p.m. at Smithville High School, 645 S. Commercial Ave. The race is an annual fundraiser for the school’s cross country team and is run along the Smithville Lake shoreline.

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

Mom and Dad Fridays occur every third Friday of the month with children being dropped off from 6 to 10 p.m. at Shoot for the Stars, 103 James St. Cost is $20 per child and $15 for each additional child in the same family. M.A.D. will include a pizza dinner and juice, games, activities and free time. This program is for children ages 4 and older. Those that are not already enrolled in classes are asked to fill out child information form before participation by visiting shootforthestarskids.com.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Smithville volleyball will host a flapjacks fundraiser from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Smithville American Legion.

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

Smithville Historical Society’s museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. in the historic Patterson House, located at 210 N. Bridge St. For more information, call Carol Dawkins at (303) 902-8146.

The Show and Shine Car Show begins at 6 p.m. in historic downtown Smithville. A side event during Hot Summer Nights, this annual car show is sponsored by the Smithville Historical Society, drawing hundreds to enjoy dozens of cars, old and new. For more information, call 678-7368.

The annual Lunartic 5K will begin at 8:30 p.m. at Sailboat Cove at Smithville Lake, located at 4619 Chapel Road.

Sunday, Aug. 18

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

Monday, Aug. 19

Senior citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center for exercise, 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.

Smithville Historical Society will has its monthly meeting beginning at 6 p.m. in the American Legion Post No. 58.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

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.

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.

The American Legion Post No. 58 and Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit No. 58 will meet at 7 p.m. at American Legion Hall. For more information, call 532-8115.

Smithville’s Board of Aldermen will meet 30 minutes earlier than usual at 5 p.m. in Smithville City Hall, 107 W. Main St. for a work session. Following will be a regular session beginning at 7 p.m. Agendas can be found under the government tab on the homepage of the city’s website, smithvillemo.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Senior citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center.

Tai Chi on the Square is at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday in August. Hosted in Courtyard Park, 100 Main St,. the class 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 destress 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 downtown Smithville. For more information, email farmersandmakers@gmail.com.

Smithville Bike Nights are on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in Courtyard Park. Motorcycles and bicycle riders are encouraged to park 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 Tony Kerns at 749-3154.

The Smithville School District Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. at the district office, 655 S. Commercial Ave.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Storytime for babies is at 9:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent library. Following, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., will be a beginning Microsoft Excel course aimed at teaching basic terminology, spreadsheet navigation and formula writing.

Smithville Community in Action coalition will have its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Smithville School District Central Office, 655 S. Commercial Ave. Reservations are requested by emailing Program Director Cathe Horton at dfcsmithvillecia@gmail.com. More information about Smithville CIA can be found on Facebook by searching “Smithville Community In Action — CIA.”

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 from the parking lot at the corner of Litton Way and Missouri Highway F in Smithville. This free event welcomes families in bike-riding fun. The leisurely ride generally covers 12 miles in about 60 to 90 minutes. 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.

Northwest Editor Sean Roberts can be reached at sean.roberts@mycouriertribune.com or 389-6606.​

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