Adapted Community Recreation

Columbia's Parks and Recreation

Here are some of the happenings in September 2015:

Artist Showcase

Calling all artists!!! We are having a showcase on September 4, 11 am-4 pm in the lobby of Paquin Tower. If you are interesting in showing your pieces, please contact the office at 573-874-7473.

Amish Trip

We’ll head to Amish country on Thursday, September 10 at 9 am. Trip fee is $3.00/person and please bring your own money to purchase items.

Sign ups for Halloween Harvest

A list of items needed for the Halloween Harvest will be available in the Adapted Community Recreation office starting September 15. The Halloween Harvest will be on October 30 at 4 pm. If you are interested in helping out and/or purchasing needed items, please let us know.

Dance at the ARC

Join us at the ARC for a fun night of great music and lots of dancing on September 18 at 7 pm. Snacks will be provided. Cost is $4.00 at the door.

Our outdoor movie this month is:

Heritage Festival-September 19 & 20, 10 am-5 pm

Visitors will be taken back to the traditions of the past. Listen, learn, and see history as it comes alive. See artisans and tradesmen dressed in 19th century attire demonstrating their trades and selling their wares. A large contemporary handmade craft area will also be featured.


Enjoy entertainment on two stages including music, dancing and storytelling. Saturday Evening Ghost Stories (8-9:30 pm) are sponsored by the Mid-Missouri Organization Storytellers. Tour the Historic Maplewood Home and the Walter’s Boone County Historical Museum and Village. Great food and a beautiful park setting will make the Heritage Festival a family tradition!

Movie Night

Come watch a movie in the lobby on September 15 at 5 pm. Popcorn will be provided.
"Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference"

--Robert Frost

Art Room Hours:

  • Mondays: 11 am-8:30 pm
  • Tuesdays: 11 am-4 pm
  • Wednesdays: 11 am-4 pm
  • Thursdays: 11 am-4 pm
  • Fridays: 11 am-4 pm
  • First and Third Saturdays: 11 am-4 pm

A HUGE thank you to our partners:

  • Boone County Family Resources
  • local schools
  • New Horizons
  • Woodhaven
  • Columbia Housing Authority
  • University of Missouri

Adapted Community Recreation

Part of the City of Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department