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columbia: Mud Room offers special hours during Columbia Public Schools Spring Break 2009 - 03/18/09 10:18 PM
The Mud Room is a place to explore your creative side while painting decorative and functional ceramics. A special place for the kids to paint a master piece and for ladies to enjoy a Moms night out. An experience for the whole family! Our favorite anniversary presents for grandparents are platters with the kids handprints. The Mud Room staff are excellent at helping get that perfect handprint with a "tickle" of paint on hands. Columbia public schools will be on Spring Break next week and the Mudroom is offering the following Spring Break specials. Spring Break- March 23-29, 2009 Open (0 comments)
columbia: Rent a Forester Fundraiser- University of Missouri student chapter of the Society of American Foresters - 02/27/09 11:00 PM
I ran across some information on the University of Missouri Extension website tonight that I wanted to share. The MU student chapter of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) will host a fundraiser this spring. The annual Rent-a-Forester fundraiser. Approximately 17 University of Missouri forestry students are available on a first come, first serve basis to help trim shrubs and trees. Their goal is to raise $2,500 to cover the expense of attending the 2009 national SAF convention this fall in Orlando, Florida. The held this fundraiser last year as well and their time slots filled up fast so (0 comments)
columbia: Mid-Missouri Home and Garden Show in Columbia Missouri Feb 28 - March 1, 2009 - 02/27/09 10:34 PM
Mid-Missouri Home and Garden Show in Columbia, Missouri February 28 - March 1 They are predicting snow this weekend so why not spend a family afternoon at the Hearnes Center at the annual Mid-Missouri Home and Garden show. I enjoy visiting with the different businesses and community groups. My children enjoy the large amount of free marketing materials they get to pick up. Boone Electric is usually there and each year they give away tree seedlings. We have several planted in the backyard and they are doing great! The show also features Jim Parks, host of HGTV's "New Spaces" on the (5 comments)
columbia: Children's Birthday Party Ideas in Columbia, Missouri - 12/29/08 09:15 PM
My family and children are the joy of my life. We have become quite familiar with the birthday party offerings in Columbia. A client and new mom in town asked for some ideas and I'm happy to update this list and share!!!A Musical Birthday! Kindermusik with Brenda Ages newborn to 8, up to 15 childrenChildren under 3 must have adult supervision. $60 for 30 minutes of activities$75 for 45 minutes of activitiesa $25 non-refundable deposit is requiredwith the balance to be paid the day of the partyHeld at your location an empty space --furniture moved to the walls & knick-knacks out of (1 comments)
columbia: What are you doing New Years Eve in Columbia, Missouri? - 12/29/08 06:57 PM
What are you doing New Years Eve Columbia? First Night Columbia is mid-Missouri's premiere event! There will be more than 70 performances plus various activities and art events at 15 locations located in the District (downtown Columbia). Tickets are $8 in advance/ $10 at the door. Children under 8 are free. *Tickets will be available at Stamper Commons after 5PM; at the Boone County Government Center and Missouri United Methodist Church after 6PM Children's activities will be located in the Missouri United Methodist Church where they can make a mask, crown and noisemaker. There is also a children's processional at 9:15 (0 comments)
columbia: Cooking Salmon in the Dishwasher? Anyone? - 11/01/08 10:22 PM
I'm trying to shake up our dinner menus so I've been spending time on internet sites looking for fresh and new dinner ideas to serve my family. I tried a macaroni puff dish the other day, that didn't go over very well. Even my not picky child liked it. I found this recipe on the web on how to cook Salmon in the dishwasher. Really? Has anyone ever tried this? I would be afraid that the water would get in the foil? Salmon ala Dishwasher Ingredients 4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon Juice from one lemon Salt & pepper Tear off four (4 comments)
columbia: Current Housing Market Statistics for Columbia, Missouri- Sept/October 2007/2008 - 10/27/08 11:46 PM
I was visiting with one of my sellers the other day about our local market. She had been talking to another person in her neighborhood who also has their home listed. Her neighbor had gone into detail about a conversation they'd had with their agent. A conversation on how in the same month in 2007, 800 houses closed and this month only 140 houses had closed in Columbia. I said, "Ms. Seller, that information isn't correct. Let me pull up the true stats for listings with a Columbia address and then we can talk about it. During the same month in 2007, 125 (2 comments)
Friday, October 31 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. A fun night for the kids this Halloween. All activities are free and designed for kids in grade 6 and under. Bring your pirates, princesses and teddy bears for kid's games and goblin treats. Don't forget those trick or treat bags! My kids love this local event. They get to play games to win their prizes (treats) and it is very interactive! Park and enter on the east side of the Hearnes Center. Plan to be there early if you have little ones and plan on waiting in line for a little (1 comments)
columbia: Columbia Missouri Fall Arts and Crafts Show November 2, 2008 - 10/27/08 09:25 PM
25th Annual Fall Arts and Crafts ShowSunday, Nov. 2, 200811:00 am - 4:00 pmHearnes Center Fieldhouse With over 300 artists, the largest craft show in Central Missouri is held each year at the Hearnes Center Fieldhouse on the campus of the University of Missouri- Columbia. It sneaks up on me every year but is well worth the visit. Many unique and handcrafted items start the holiday shopping season! There is always a line at "opening" time so you may want to arrive early and get near the front. My advice, arrive early and make your way from the front to the (2 comments)
columbia: A Twenty year planner ~ I would rather have the Five! - 10/09/08 04:11 PM
I received a present on my desk this afternoon. A delivery from a the Sales Manager from Tan Tar A hotel. The present? A twenty year planner. Kind of a neat idea, I can see that in the year 2027 my daughter's birthday will be on a Thursday and she will be 27 years old. My 3 year old baby will celebrate his 22nd birthday on a Saturday. My thoughts on how neat it is has been replaced by sadness and a yearning for the memories that haven't happened yet. In the year 2027 I will be 56 years old. Will (2 comments)
columbia: Hartsburg Missouri Pumpkin Festival October 11 - 10/08/08 09:54 PM
Welcome to Small Town Missouri Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival Downton Hartsburg, MO Description: In 1991 a community festival began, organized by a local group of 8 people, known as the Hartsburg Bike and Social Club. Today the annual festival 150 craft vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, food booths, pumpkins galore, and a variety of pumpkin activities for the whole family. The charming river town of Hartsburg hosts thousands of visitors. Hartsburg is located on the Katy Trail. They are predicting perfect weather so why not park at the trail access near Jefferson City and make a day of the event? They are (0 comments)
columbia: Saturday, October 4: 35th Annual Hatton Craft Festival - 10/03/08 11:33 PM
Celebrate small town charm and perfect weather at the 35th Annual Hatton Craft Festival in Hatton, Missouri. 175+ exhibitors and artists craft festival with dolls, hand-painted chin, paintings, wooden toys, seasion items, local produce and many more. Free wagon rides and three buildings filled with crafts. Lunch will be served. Event sponsored by the Hatton Extenion Club. A hearty welcome to Fall and only 30 minutes from Columbia! Perfect Day Trip!
columbia: Big Fat Lies: The Truth About Diet, Exercise & Obesity Gary Taube Lecture University of Missouri- Columbia - 10/03/08 11:23 PM
The Quality of CaloriesBig Fat Lies: The Truth About Diet, Exercise & Obesity Gary Taube Thursday, November 13, 20082:30 - 4:00 PMMonsanto Auditorium, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO The Department of Nutritional Science and the Boone County Medical Society welcomes award winner Gary Taube to Columbia on Thursday, November 13 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm. He will discuss his controversial best seller, Good Calories, Bad Calories which argues that much of what we have been told about the relationship between body weight, diet and exercise is wrong. This lecture is free and open to the public but seating is limited so (0 comments)
columbia: Project GreenCare for Troops: Linking lawn companies with families - 09/23/08 05:22 PM
When the husband of a friend from our local MOMS Club group was deployed she had two little ones at home and a third on the way. She didn't have family that lived locally but our group does what we can to support each other. We carpooled to school and helped with what we could. One thing we struggled providing was help with yard care. She a two year old in the house and was far along in a pregnancy so trying to spend the afternoon on a riding mower was pretty much impossible. I called so many different organizations trying to locate help and I learned (0 comments)
columbia: Columbia, Missouri- Heritage Festival 3rd Week in September - 09/08/08 10:46 PM
The Maplewood Barn Theater and Nifong Park will be location of the annual Heritage Festival during the 3rd week in September, 10am - 5pm. Free and open to the public! Parking is available. The Heritage Festival showcases vendors and artists who demonstrate their skills and trades and sell their creations. In 2004, the event featured an 1859 town, cowboys and their chuck wagons, American Indian tepees and a Lewis & Clark Camp. Great music and entertainment on four stages, crafts, children's activities, storytelling, hay rides, kettle corn and more make this a fun family event. My kids have a blast each year! It is very (0 comments)
columbia: Just Between Friends Childrens Consignment Sale: Columbia, Missouri Sept. 5-6 - 08/27/08 10:30 PM
Just Between Friends Friday, September 5-6, 2008Boone County FairgroundsOff Route 63Columbia, MO I've signed up to consign at this sale for the second time. Each sale gets better as word of mouth grows so there are more shopping!! Description: There is no need to shop overpriced mall and department stores, and no more running from garage sale-to-garage sale. Just Between Friends puts it all under one roof! The best in "gently-used" children's, juniors and maternity clothing, as well as baby equipment, nursery and maternity items, outside playground equipment, books, kids movies, shoes and toys, toys, toys! See linke: http://columbia.jbfsale.com/ (0 comments)
columbia: University of Missouri South Farms Ag. Experiment Station Community Showcase September 27 - 08/13/08 11:11 PM
Mark your calendars because on September 27 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, the mid-Missouri community is invited to the South Farm Showcase sponsored by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station. "Families with young children have responded with compliments about how much they enjoy the educational activities," said John Poehlmann, AES assistant director. "We offer a glimpse of agriculture that is unique to our community and our faculty and staff do a fantastic job of bringing the complex issues to our visitors, both young and old." Advertised activities include: a (0 comments)
columbia: Welcome to Columbia, Missouri: Outside Magazines Number 10 for "Best Towns" - 07/04/08 05:51 PM
Columbia, Missouri scored the number 10 spot in Outside magazines "Best Towns" spot in August 2008 issue. Some of the reasons noted were alternative travel options (mostly cycling) and beautiful, natural surroundings that residents enjoy and maintain in a sustainable way. Another reason for the popularity is the revitalization of downtown Columbia. Downtown restaurants, shopping and local festivals add to the allure this area provides to the residents of our city and county. Welcome to Columbia! (0 comments)
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