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november events

Calendar  events with this icon are family friendly OCTOBER 29–NOVEMBER 2 Evolution and emotion collide in “The How and Why,” Sara Treem’s sharp and thought-provoking play about science, family and the survival of the fittest. On the eve of a professional conference, an up-and-coming evolutionary biologist wrestles for the truth with an established leader in the field. This intimate and keenly perceptive play explores the different choices faced by woman of every generation. It takes the stage at Corner Playhouse on the MU campus. $12, $10 for faculty, staff, students and seniors; 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m. Sunday matinee; 129 Fine Arts Building; 573-882-PLAY (7529);




Fall often brings cool and moist conditions — a magical recipe for fall colors, morning dew, and striking sunsets and sunrises. At Bikes and Trees: Capturing the Perfect Fall Photo, join fellow cyclists and photography enthusiasts on a leisurely 10-mile roundtrip ride for tips on capturing beautiful fall photos. Participants will also learn how to identify trees, which trees have the best fall colors, and facts about our forests. Registration is required; children must be accompanied by adults. Meet-up

is at the MKT Trail Stadium Boulevard Access. Free; 10 a.m.; 800 W. Stadium Blvd.; 573-874-7460;

NOVEMBER 2  At Cruise the Creeks, enjoy an educational bike/walk along the MKT Trail highlighting the city’s efforts to improve water quality in the Flat Branch/Hinkson Creek watersheds. Check in at Flat Branch Park, browse the displays, and head down the trail to four educational stops, including Flat Branch Park, Grasslands Park, 3M Flat Branch/ Hinkson Wetlands and the Forum Nature Area Level Spreader. Free; 2 p.m.; 101 S. Fourth St.; 573-874-7460;

NOVEMBER 3 November is National Orphan Month. There are many ways to become involved in orphan care. At the Adoption & Foster Care Informational Meeting, a community event that takes place at The Crossing church, find out more about orphan care and what that might look like for you. Bring a dessert

Inside Columbia Magazine November Issue  
Inside Columbia Magazine November Issue