Friday, July 19

TOPS No. 584 will meet from 8 to 9 a.m. at Family Worship Center, 926 S. Commercial Ave. For details, call 589-4445.

The Smithville Senior Citizens will meet at 9 a.m. at the Smithville Senior Center, 113 W. Main St.,

Community leaders will meet for a quarterly luncheon beginning at noon in the multipurpose room at St. Luke’s North Hospital-Smithville, located at 601 S. U.S. Highway 169.

From noon to 3 p.m. in the Smithville Mid-Continent Public library, 120 Richardson St., visitors can participate in a summer safety academy.

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. This program is for children ages 4 and older. Those not already enrolled in classes are requested to fill out a child information form by visiting

Saturday, July 20

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 58 will host an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Legion post. Meals are $7 for adults and $4 for children under age 4. The meal is open to the public.

Yoga in the Parks, sponsored by Smithville Parks and Recreation, begins at 9 a.m. at the Lakeview Shelter, 16311 Missouri Highway DD.

Storytime for families is at 10:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent Public Library. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Game invites children to join from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Smithville library to connect, cooperate and compete in a variety of games for the brain. To register for the last event, call 532-0116.

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

A ninja training obstacle course will be from 3 to 5 p.m. in Heritage Park as part of National Parks Month. The park is located off Main Street.

Bike Safety will be from 5 to 7 p.m. in Courtyard Park followed by a movie in the park at sundown. This week’s movie is “Beauty and the Beast.” The park is located at the corner of bridge and Main streets in downtown.

Monday, July 22

The Smithville Junior Police Academy begins at 8 a.m. and continues every day through Friday, July 22 at Smithville Middle School, 675 S Commercial Ave. The focus of this program is to bridge gaps between law enforcement and youth while showing off some of their gadgets and tools.

Reading in the park begins at 10 a.m. in Smith’s Fork Park, located off Missouri Highway DD.

Tuesday, July 23

A cornhole tournament will begin at 10 a.m. in Courtyard Park.

Hampstead Stage brings Rudyard Kipling’s novel, “The Jungle Book” to life at the Smithville library from 10 to 11 a.m. To register, call 532-0116.

The Smithville Lions Club meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at Nellie’s Sweet Shoppe, 115 E. Main St.

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, call 985-6258.

Smithville Area Fire Protection District’s board meets at 7 p.m. at district headquarters, 341 Park Drive.

Wednesday, July 24

Yoga on the Square is at 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday in July, hosted in Courtyard Park. Yoga is open to all ages. Instructor Kim Derry asks participants to bring their yoga mat and nonalcoholic beverages. For more information, email

Snacks in the Park will be distributed beginning at 10 a.m. in Smith’s Fork Park located along Missouri Highway DD.

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

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. Motorcycles and bicycles are encouraged to park downtown. For details, call 728-0315.

Thursday, July 25

Smithville Community in Action coalition will have its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Smithville School District Office, 655 S. Commercial Ave. To RSVP, email Program Director Cathe Horton at

Smithville Parks and Recreation committee will meet at 6 p.m. in City Hall.

Twist and Twirl, a Smithville library event, will provide children an opportunity to create aliens. To register, call 532-0116.

A family-friendly bike ride meets at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot near the corner of Litton Way and Highway F, about a mile north of the dam near the blue water tower. This leisurely ride typically covers 12 miles in about 60 to 90 minutes. Children age 6 years and older can participate as long as they are comfortable and confident on their bike.

Smithville Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Smithville City Hall.

Northwest Editor Sean Roberts can be reached at or 389-6606.​

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