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Every Friday Evening Seafood & Fried Chicken Dinner
Enjoy a seafood and fried chicken dinner each Friday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 at The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5. They’re located at 1423 Tanner Bridge Rd. For more info and other events, visit Post5.com.

Friday, March 1st & Friday, March 15th: St. Martin Catholic School 2024 Lenten Fish Fry
The St. Martin Catholic School is hosting a fish fry on Friday, March 1st and Friday, March 15th from 4:30pm-7pm at the St. Martin School Gym. Enjoy fried fish, homestyle potato chips, cornbread, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, and desserts. Great meals with carry outs available. $13 for adults, children ages 6-12 is $6, and children 5 and under are free. Enjoy a basket raffle as well.

Friday, March 8th: St. Anthony Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
The St. Anthony Knights of Columbus is hosting a fish fry on Friday, March 8th from 5pm-8pm at the St. Anthony Parish Hall. Enjoy fried fish, fried potatoes, baked beans, hush puppies, coleslaw and applesauce. All you can eat with carry outs available. $12 for adults, children ages 6-12 is $6, and children 5 and under are free.

Friday, March 8th: Hoop, Eat & Talk with MADD
MADD is sponsoring a “Hoop, Eat, & Talk” event on Friday, March 8th from 6:00-9:00 pm at the Solid Rock Gym in Jefferson City. All kids, aged 12-19 are encourage to attend and enjoy some basketball, free food, and fun! For details, call 573-636-2411.

Friday-Saturday, March 8th & 9th: South Callaway Women’s Fellowship Rummage Sale
The annual South Callaway Women’s Fellowship Rummage Sale is Friday, March 8th from 7am-4pm and Saturday, March 9th from 8am-2pm at Mokane Fellowship Church. A 2 day rummage sale featuring kitchen gadgets, household goods, blankets, linens, tools, kids toys, and more! Donations to benefit Operation Christmas Child. For more details, call 636-667-6561.

Saturday, March 9th: The 5th Annual Show Me Honor Awards.
Come dressed in your favorite Patriotic Theme attire! Diamond Pet Food Presents The 5th Annual Show Me Honor Awards on Saturday, March 9th at the Capital Plaza Hotel starting at 4:30. Enjoy dinner and listen to guest speaker, Jason Redman, a retired U.S Navy Lieutenant who spent 11 years as an enlisted Navy SEAL and almost 10 years as a SEAL officer. Stick around after for dancing and live music. There will also be a best Patriotic dressed contest. For more in and to purchase tickets, click here.

Saturday, March 9th: The Great Sedalia Reader’s Theatre Disaster of 2024
Essential Theatre presents an original script.  The Great Sedalia Reader’s Theatre Disaster of 2024 on Saturday, March 9th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $5.Everything goes wrong in hilarious ways. Based on The Red Headed League by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. More details at libertycentersedalia.com.

Tuesday, March 12th: The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre’s Irish Party
The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre is hosting an Irish Party featuring a baked potato bar including an Irish music sing-a-long at the Sunrise Beach Community Center on Tuesday, March 12th at 7pm. Admission is $15 at the door and BYOB allowed. Call 573-974-0374 for more information.

Wednesday, March 13th – Saturday, March 16th: MRRL/ABLE Used Book Sale
Over 100,000 books, movies, music, puzzles, and more?  It’s the Missouri River Regional Library and ABLE’s Used Book Sale at St. Martin’s Knights of Columbus! Sale begins Wednesday, March 13 at 4 p.m. with a preview event until 8 p.m. – admission is $5 per person, including children.  Or join them free of charge Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15 from 9 am to 8 pm and Saturday, March 16 from 9 am to 1 pm.   It’s one of the largest sales in the Midwest with prices from 50 cents to 4 dollars – a bargain hunters dream come true! Friday all items are half-price and Saturday it’s $5.00 per box! Details at mrrl.org.

Thursday, March 14th: The Sedalia Visual Arts Association Spring Fling Art Show
The galleries at the Hayden Liberty Center are proud to announce the opening of The Sedalia Visual Arts Association Spring Fling Art Show. Join them for the opening reception and meet the artist on Thursday, March 14th from 5-7pm. This is a free show. More details at libertycentersedalia.com.

Saturday, March 16th: Jefferson City Firefighters Local 671 Charity Mouse Races
Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 16th for the Jefferson City Firefighters Local 671 Charity Mouse Races at the American Legion Post 5. Doors open at 5:30pm. Ages 21 and over is $20 a ticket and includes food and drinks. Tickets are available from any Jefferson City Firefighter or at the door. For more details call Scott Kempker at 573-690-5628 or Matt Smart at 573-544-5334.

Saturday, March 16th: St. Anthony Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Dance
The St. Anthony Knights of Columbus is hosting a St. Patrick’s Dance on Saturday, March 16th from 8pm-11pm at the St. Anthony Parish Hall. Soda, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and chips will be available for purchase. Admission $10 per person. Music provided by Morgan County Line.

Wednesday, March 20th: Women’s Symposium – Investing In HER – Managing The Journey
The Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce presents the 2024 Women’s Symposium at the Capital Bluffs Event Center on Wednesday, March 20th from 8:15am-5pm. Chamber Members: $95/ticket or Office Pack of 3 for $250 and Non-Members: $115/ticket. For details and to purchase tickets, click here.

Saturday, March 23rd: 2024 Churchill Fellows Luncheon & Lecture
Join America’s National Churchill Museum on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton on Saturday, March 23rd at 12:30pm for the 2024 Churchill Fellows Luncheon and Enid and R. Crosby Kemper Lecture by Adm. James Stavridis, USN Ret. Tickets to both events cost $95 and can be purchased on the Museum’s website nationalchurchillmuseum.org/03-22-24-churchillfellows2024.html.

Monday, March 25th: Capital Arts Trivia Night At Last Flight
Test your smarts with Capital Arts on Monday, March 25th at 6pm! They are teaming up with Last Flight Brewing Company to bring you a night of fun-filled trivia, auction items, wine and beer (available for purchase from Last Flight) and more! All proceeds raised, including 10% of the evenings sales, to benefit Capital Arts and help us continue to Encourage, Promote, and Support THE ARTS in our community. Tickets are available at capitalarts.org/trivianight.

Saturday, March 30th: 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Jefferson City Jaycees and JC Parks are hosting the 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children up to 9 years old. On Saturday, March 30th at 11am in Memorial Park. $1 entry fee, with all proceeds going to benefit local community charities. Participants will be divided into age groups and the park will be divided into four sections. Parents are permitted in the 3 and under section.

Friday, April 12th: Rise Up Foundation Reveal The Teal Brunch
Join the Rise Up Foundation for the Reveal The Teal Brunch at the McClung Park Indoor Pavilion on Friday, April 12th from 10am – noon. Supporting sexual assault survivors during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this event will be filled with delicious food, great company, and a whole lot of fun raising funds for victims advocacy. Get ready to indulge in a mouthwatering spread while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of McClung Park. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to connect with fellow supporters and have a blast. More details here.

Monday, April 22nd: Driving Out Domestic Violence Golf Tournament
Save the Date! The third annual RACS Driving Out Domestic Violence golf tournament is coming soon…April 22, at 11am at the Jefferson City Country Club! Your support makes a difference in the lives of survivors! For more details, click here.

Thursday, April 25th: Dog Days at the Diamonds
Get ready to raise the woof at the Dog Day at the Diamonds on Thursday, April 25 from 5:00-7:00pm! This dog event does allow humans. Bring your furry friend to the 63 Diamonds Ballfield Complex for a fun-time with live music, vendors, food trucks, games, and more! Cost is $5 per person. There will be off-leash opportunities inside the ballfield for your pups to play.

Monday, April 29th: JCHS Track & Field Trivia Night
Love trivia? Form a team and head to Last Flight on Monday, April 29th at 6pm to support the JCHS Track & Field athletes! Teams or play solo, whatever works best for you! Tickets are $25 a person and due at time of registration. Have someone decide to join in last minute? Additional tickets may be purchased at the door for $35. Cash or card accepted throughout the night! More details here.

Thursday, May 16th: 3rd Annual JCMO Police Foundation Awards Banquet
Dress in your best and honor some of Jefferson City’s finest at the 3rd annual Jefferson City Missouri Police Foundation Awards Banquet and Police Officer’s Ball on Thursday, May 16th at Capital Bluffs Event Center starting at 5pm. Enjoy social hour, buffet style dinner and presentation of awards. Tickets will go on sale soon. Details here.

Thursday, June 6th: CMFCAA Backyard BBQ Bash
Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association invite you to join them for their Backyard BBQ Bash! The fun takes place Thursday, June 6th at the Millbottom, starting at 5:30pm. The event will be fun for the whole community but also essential for CMFCAA to continue to provide critical services and resources to vulnerable foster, adoptive, and kinship children, youth, and families. They will have music, a unique variation on the standard whiskey/wine pull, a live band, fun party games, great food, and more! For tickets click here.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson City
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson City requires mentors, especially male role models. They have two different types of mentoring programs. The organization is looking for individuals who can be consistent friends to a child.  You can learn more and sign up to become a mentor by going online to bbbsjeffersoncity.org.

Donate or Volunteer at The Food Bank
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri relies heavily on donations and volunteers to operate efficiently. Through their partnership with Feeding America and local organizations, The Food Bank has incredible bulk purchasing power so they can do more with every dollar donated. Learn more about donating, volunteering, or hosting a food drive at sharefoodbringhope.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drives
Donating blood makes a big difference in the lives of others. The American Red Cross is looking for healthy donors to help save lives and give blood by booking an appointment. Find an upcoming blood drive near you by going online to redcrossblood.org.

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