Noted in Brief

•  new franklin school board will meet Wednesday July 19 at 6 p.m. in the library.
•  fact presents godspell jr! at 116 Main St, corner of Main and Morrison; 7 p.m. July 21 & 22; 2 p.m. July 23; tickets; Adult – $12, Students/Senior Citizens – $6, children 5 & under free
•  Ashby-Hodge Gallery of Art presents The art of Collecting: Two shows; The Bill and Martha Holman Collection, 17 artists, 68 works; through July 20, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Classic Hall CMU Campus.  Disabled parking available.
•  Awe accepting garage sale Donations for the City Wide Yard Sale July 22.  Proceeds help provide a book for each child preschool through grade 5 every year.  To make a donation, call Bekki at 573-864-2064
•  56th annual roanoke band concert & ice cream social will be held Saturday, July 22 at the Roanoke Bandstand.  Everyone welcome, bring a lawn chair.  All proceeds from ice cream social go to bandstand maintenance.  Ice Cream Social begins at 6 p.m., Music at 7 p.m.
•  New Franklin Senior Citizens dance  Friday, July 28, 7- 10 p.m. at the New Franklin Community Building, Melody Makers Band, Pot Luck Carry-in at band break.  $4 entry
•  Block party  Saturday, July 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the corner of Davis and Mulberry, in front of St. Paul United Methodist Church; food, games, school supplies – all free, all ages welcome! Hosted by St. Paul United Methodist Church, contact Pastor Karen Jones at 573-680-9889 for questions
•  Richland Christian Church Ice cream Social Sunday, July 30, serving begins at 5:30 p.m.
• the parents as teachers play center *summer hours*  open 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday in July, and the first Wednesday in August. 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, see Facebook page, or call  660-728-3686.
•   FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. in City Hall
•  armstrong fire protection district  will meet Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fire Station
•  GOLDEN STUDY CLUB will have an organizational meeting Thursday, Aug. 3, all members needed in attendance; 7 p.m. in Commercial Trust Community Room, if unable to attend RSVP to Leslie Prothero
•  FAYETTE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS will be held Saturday, August 5 on the Fayette Square, at CMU’s Ashby Hodge Gallery and in Linn Memorial Church
•  CAKE CONTEST in conjunction with Fayette Festival of Arts, 1st, 2nd, 3rd place cash prizes for Adult and Youth Divisions – cakes will be judged and auctioned to raise money for Fayette Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry,  Enter cakes at County Clerk’s office between 8 and 10 a.m. – judging at 10:30 a.m., auction to follow
•  New franklin city council will meet Monday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. at City Hall
•  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 fourth Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. Glasgow MAEDC meetings are held second Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at 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.

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