Noted in Brief 04-29-16

•  BASKET BINGO Saturday, April 29, doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church Hall – sponsored by Helping Hands of Howard County
•  HOWARD COUNTY PROGRESSIVES monthly potluck dinner and discussion group will meet Saturday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. at 910 Highway 240, Fayette (248-2330)
•  PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 307 N Church St., Fayette
•  FAYETTE LIONS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sunday, April 30, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Clark Middle School, Adults $7, children 12 years old and under $4
•  PEO CHAPTER AU will meet Monday, May 1 at 7:15 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.  Claudia Powell and Ann Schnell will serve as hostesses.  Karen Powell will present the program.  The Outreach Fund Committee will give their report.  Please send regrets to Claudia or Ann.
•  HOWARD COUNTY DEMOCRAT WOMEN will meet Monday, May 1, at Schnell Hall.  Carry-in lunch at noon with meeting to follow.  Stephen Webber, chair of Missouri Democratic State Committee will speak.  All Democrats invited to attend.
•   BOONSLICK TRAIL QUILTERS’ GUILD Day Chapter meeting Monday, May 1 @ 1 p.m.  Doors open @ 9 a.m. for social and individual project work.  Program by Susan Kelley “My Mother’s Quilts”.  Fairview United Methodist Church, 3200 Chapel Hill Road, Columbia  Open to anyone interested in quilts of quilt making.
•  MISSOURI RETIRED TEACHERS, HOWARD COUNTY UNIT, will meet for a carry-in lunch at noon on Tuesday, May 2 at Schnell Hall in Fayette for joint meeting with Cooper County.  For more information, contact Lou Thompson, 248-2647 or Don Arni, 338-2403
•  FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at Fayette City Hall
• ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD will meet, Wednesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the fire station
•  BOONSLICK TRAIL QUILTERS’ GUILD Starlight Chapter meeting Thursday, May 4 @ 7 p.m.  Doors open @ 5 p.m. for social.  Program by Katherine Jones of Marshall.  Fairview United Methodist Church, 3200 Chapel Hill Road in Columbia.  Open to anyone interested in quilts of quilt making.
•  FAMILY FUN at RICKETTS LAKE, Saturday, May 6 from 2 – 4 p.m., crafts, games, and healthy snacks! Sponsored by Howard County Health and Wellness Council.
•  NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL meeting will be held Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
•  WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE meeting, Thursday, May 11 at noon in the Commercial Trust Community Room
•  COFFEE WITH VETERANS at Howard County Fire Protection District Station #2 in New Franklin, May 13, 8 a.m. – noon.  Held second Saturday of each month
•  FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, May 17 in the High School Media Center at 6:30.
•  NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center
•  INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL holds regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings are held the fourth Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. The Glasgow MAEDC meetings are held the second Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at the Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and at the New Franklin Senior Housing from 2-5 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday.
• the parents as teachers play center is open 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday and on the third Friday of each month. The PAT Play Center is closed whenever school is not in session. Car seat inspections are provided free of charge by appointment. For more information, contact or call Nancy at 660-728-3686.

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