Friday, Nov. 29

Smithville schools and city buildings are closed in recognition of Thanksgiving.

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

Saturday, Nov. 30

During Smithville Small Business Saturday, some businesses will be collecting donations for the Warrior Closet. For more information, call Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce at 532-0946 or email director@smithvillechamber.org.

Tea Time at the Apollo House is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the historic home, 206 Main St. Cost is $8 per person. To RSVP, text or call (303) 902-8146.

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

Sunday, Dec. 1

Bingo starts at 1 p.m. at the Smithville American Legion. Doors open at 11 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 2

Smithville Senior Center, located next to City Hall on Main Street, opens at 9 a.m. for exercise, cards, pool, lunch, bingo and fellowship. The center is open to anyone age 60 or older or who is disabled.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 3

A food pantry is available at First Christian Church between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. at 201 N. Bridge St. To learn about the Christian Church pantry, call 532-0773. A second pantry at 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.

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. A lesson fon using the Windows 10 operating system will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. To register for the last event, search branch offerings at mymcpl.org/events or call 532-0116.

Smithville Successful Direct Sales group meets at 11:15 a.m. 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 details, call 679-6783.

Smithville is asking for community input on amenities they want to see featured along the pending Main Street Trail. Citizens can provide suggestions from 4 to 6 p.m. at City Hall, 107 W. Main St. A map of the trail also will be presented. Aldermen will then have work session at 6 p.m. followed by a regular session at 7 p.m. Agendas can be found under the government tab at www.smithvillemo.org.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Smithville Senior Center opens at 9 a.m.

A book group will meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Smithville library. Later, Kansas City jazz singer Millie Edwards and her band will perform upbeat Christmas music from 1 to 2 p.m. To register for the last event, call 532-0116. A second book group meets from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Weight Watchers at Work begins at 4 p.m. in the Smithville School District Central Office main conference room, 655 S. Commercial Ave. All are welcome.

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

Thursday, Dec. 5

Smithville Community in Action Coalition will have its monthly luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. in the Smithville School District Central Office. Those interested are asked to RSVP to dfcsmithvillecia@gmail.com or by call 835-7696.

Storytime for babies is at 9:30 a.m. at the Smithville branch of Mid-Continent library. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., paranormal investigator Becky Ray tells a story about one of the most notorious unsolved murders in Midwestern history, The Villisca Axe Murders of 1912, and the house that remains, rumored to be haunted by six victims. To register for the last event, call 532-0116.

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

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