Friday, Sept. 13

Nehemiah Festival continues through the weekend at Smith’s Fork Campground, 1601 Highway DD. For more details about the event, visit

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.

Suicide Prevention Week activities continue with a presentation about how to talk about suicide including a Q&A with therapists and counselors following. The event is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Smithville Performing Arts Theater, 645 S. Commercial Ave.

Saturday, Sept. 14

At 7 p.m., as part of Suicide Prevention Week, a candlelit remembrance walk will travel from historic downtown Smithville to Heritage Park beginning at 7 p.m. Following at 9 p.m. will be movie in Courtyard Park screening “Inside Out.”

Tuesday, Sept. 17A 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.

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’s Board of Aldermen meets at 7 p.m. at Smithville City Hall, 107 W. Main St. for a regular session. Agendas can be found under the government tab of the city’s website, 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Smithville’s Strategic Planning Think-Tank Reconvene begins at 6 p.m. at Smithville High School, 645 S. Commercial Ave. Participants will be presented with the data collected from the first Think-Tank and subsequent meetings and surveys.

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.

Smithville Masonic Lodge No. 438 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 119 N. Bridge St., Smithville. For more information, call Tony Kerns at 749-3154.

The Smithville R-II School District Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. at the district office, 645 S. Commercial Ave.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Smithville’s downtown heritage district will have a meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. locations vary each month.

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

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