Noted in Brief 05.02.18

• ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT board meeting, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at the fire station.
• Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art 25th Anniversary Gala, Friday, May 4, reception 5-6:45 p.m. at the Gallery, dinner at 7 p.m. at Inman Center
• 2nd ANNUAL NEW FRANKLIN PTO SPRING CARNIVAL May 5 at the New Franklin School Baseball Field/Track – 6 p.m. food and carnival games ($1/ticket or 25 for $20) 7:30 p.m. free outdoor movie The Jungle Book – for additional information please email Jessica at
• FACT (FAYETTE AREA COMMUNITY THEATRE) announces “Hairspray” as its summer musical. There are many male and female parts for youth and adults, age 12 and up. Auditions are May 3 & 4 at FHS in Bridget Hussey’s room from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Also May 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at First Christian Church. Bring a short solo with your own CD accompaniment. Or, be prepared to sing a familiar song or hymn with a FACT accompanist. Video submissions accepted until 12 p.m. Friday May 5, and can be emailed to Call 573-239-0238 with any questions. Hairspray performance dates will be July 13, 14, 15 at CMU Little Theatre.
• The Howard County Democrat Women will meet at Schnell Hall, at noon, on Monday, May 7, for a carry-in lunch and meeting. Vicki Gassman will be the speaker. All Democrats are invited to attend.
• PEO CHAPTER AU will meet on Monday, May 7 at 7:15 p.m. at Rebecca Fenton’s home, 410 N Church St. Regrets to Rebecca or Ann.
• NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL will meet Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
• RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: Friday, May 9 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 701 First St., Glasgow
• The American Legion White Bell Post 273 next monthly meeting will be Wednesday May 9 at Schnell Hall on Villers Dr. in Fayette at 6 p.m.
• ALEX GEORGE meet and greet book signing, Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at Fayette First Christian Church, 307 N. Church Street, call 660-248-3348 for info
• The Howard County Democrat Committee will meet Thursday, May 10, at 5:30 pm, at the Flaspohler Law Office in Fayette. The public is invited to attend.
• PEO CHAPTER NN will meet on Friday, May 11 at 1 p.m. in the Commercial Trust Community Room. RSVP hostesses Joyce Taylor or Barbar Winningham if unable to attend.
• FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The public is welcome.
• NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, May 16 at 6 p.m. in the school library. The public is welcome.
• FORGET-ME-NOT MEMORIAL SERVICE to honor patients and others missed by friends and family be held at 4 p.m., Monday, May 21 at HomeCare of Mid-Missouri, 106 Clark St. Moberly. Service is open to all in the community desiring to honor loved ones. No fee.
• FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school media center.
• The vocal chamber ensemble, Vox Nova, will be presenting a free concert on June 2nd at 7 p.m at Linn Memorial United Methodist Church.
• HOWARD COUNTY GRAZING SCHOOL from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 14 and Friday, June 15 at the Howard County Keller Building, Conference Room #3. Contact Howard County Soil & Water Conservation District to register; $120 individual, $200 per couple. Limited seating, registration deadline June 1.
• SOUTH HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM in New Franklin is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All are welcome.
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center on the first Wednesday of every month from 2-5 p.m., and in New Franklin at the Senior Housing Community Center on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Additional community outreach is available, for more information call the Howard County Library at 660-248-3348

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