August 8, 2021
This Week's Local Events
Monday, August 9
8am-10am - Boys Soccer Practice Day 1
6pm - ESSD School Board Meeting, Early Childhood Center, Line St.

Tuesday, August 10
8am-10am - Boys Soccer Practice
10:30-11:30am - Free Blood Pressure Checks
at the ES Community Center
3pm-7pm - Missouri Bicentennial Celebration at
Excelsior Springs Museum & Archives
7pm - Stronger Together NA Meetings
at the Good Samaritan Center Great Hall

Wednesday, August 11
7-12pm - Farmers Market at the
ES Community Center
8am-10am - Boys Soccer Practice

Thursday, August 12
1pm - Paint with Lynn Workshop at Bliss
7pm - Stronger Together NA Meetings
at the Good Samaritan Center Great Hall
8am-10am - Boys Soccer Volunteering at
Good Samaritan Center
11am-1pm - Boys Soccer Practice
12:30pm - Boys Soccer Fundraiser

Friday, August 13
8am-10am - Boys Soccer Practice
at Knit Ewe Together
5pm - Second Friday's at Molly Roberts Studio

Saturday, August 14
9am-11am - Black/Gold Boys Soccer Game
11am - Boys Soccer Team BBQ
12:15pm - Boys Soccer Parent Meeting
9am - Opal Wapoo Consolation Ride/Lunch at Parking Lot on Broadway
at Willow Spring Mercantile
at Four Horses and a Dog Winery

Sunday, August 15
at Fence Stile Vineyards and Winery
Best Week Ever
The Excelsior Springs Fire Department is having the Best Week Ever after Ray Yates organized a surprise gift of a Traegar grill to the station!

Click here to see pics and read citizen's stories about ESFD coming to the rescue!
Coming Soon
See what historic building will soon be getting a redo and bringing back another historical significant landmark in our downtown!

Word on the Street
There was so much Word on the Street this week that we had to dedicate a whole blog to keep everyone up to date!

Youth Bowling Success a Team Effort
We apologize for not getting this story linked correctly last week!

In an earlier story the Excelsior Citizen reported on the success of bowler Joshua Oldham at the Junior Gold National Bowling Tournament in Indianapolis. Since that publication we have learned there is much more to this story!

Council Meeting Reveals Troubling Dilemma for
Hall of Waters
Monday’s City Council meeting was short and not very sweet. In fact, the meeting brought some bitter news that the beloved Hall of Waters is in a state of serious decay and portions of the Hall and the grounds will be closed until repairs can be made. 

Baseball Bat Beating Leaves Local Man in Critical Condition
Excelsior Springs Police Officers arrested two parties for an assault that occurred on Friday, 7/30/2021. We will be providing updates as they are given.

Opportunity Cafe Community Garden
Opportunity Cafe has a community garden every year and right now, it is in bloom! We couldn't resist capturing some of its blossoms!

Also, Russell Sunflower Patch at 18220 Hwy B in Richmond
will have their annual opening on August 10th!

Recent News Headlines
Here's a collection of various news stories that have appeared online in the past couple of weeks that have to do with Excelsior Springs!

ESPD Police Arrests
Here's a copy of this week's arrests provided by Excelsior Springs Police Department

Weekly Updates from the City Manager
City Manager Molly McGovern offers a weekly report to give citizens a better idea of what is happening on a local level weekly.

Caption Contest
Congrats to
Ashley Saint Julien
for being this week's Caption Contest winners with the following caption for this picture:

"I'm trying to be a melonaire!"

Winners get a free drink from
The Mug Coffeehouse!

You can play every Tuesday at 8:00am in the Excelsior Springs Area News, Events, and Daily Deals Facebook Group!

Excelsior Newsletter Archives
Have a great week, Excelsiorites!