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New Haven Music Fest
Cedar Creek • New Haven
July 29th • 1:00pm - Midnight
The New Haven Music Fest will be a full day of fantastic music, great company, and delicious food and drink — presented by the Town Hall at Cedar Creek & Focal Point Concerts. Tickets are $25.00 if purchased online through July 26th. Go to newhavenmusicfest.com for tickets, schedule, and additional details.
2017 New Haven Music Fest lineup includes:
Abra-Kid-Abra: Magic of the Eclipse
Friday, July 28th at 1:00pm
Old New Haven School
Join us for this unique magic show. Amidst the fun of magic, comedy, and puppetry, we will learn about eclipses and what to expect of the total solar eclipse taking place on August 21st.
Pages and Popcorn (6th Grade +)
Saturday, July 15th from 1-3pm
New Haven library branch
Share your favorite book(s) and create spine art.
Celia and Little Celia Music and Puppet Show
Thursday, July 13th at 1:00pm
Old New Haven School
Stories are preschool age appropriate
Alzheimer's Care Consultation Day
Saturday, July 15th from 9am-3pm
Old New Haven School
1-hr individual/family sessions focusing on decisions and challenges associated with Alzheimer's and related disorders.
The 2017 New Haven Community Youth Fair 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, July 8th, 2017, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Boondocker Inn, 9487 Hwy 100, New Haven, MO.
Event T-shirts are guaranteed to participants who are registered by June 26th, 2017. Shirt sizes and availability will be limited for participants who register after the pre-registration deadline. Packet pick-up and race day registration will be available from 6:45 to 7:15 a.m. on race day. Refreshments will be available at the finish line.
Trophies will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers. Medals will be awarded to top 3 male & female finishers in youth age divisions (ages 19 and under) and to the top male & female finisher in adult age divisions (ages 20 and up).
The registration fee is $15.00 if entries are postmarked by June 26th, 2017, and $20.00 if postmarked after June 26th, 2017. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registration forms can be found at www.nhcyf.com/events/5k-run, and should be mailed to: Wendy Oelrichs, 4576 Prairie Fork Rd, New Haven, MO 63068
For more information contact Wendy Oelrichs at 573-999-9592 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the 3rd time in the last 4 years Black Gold finished 2nd in their own men’s fastpitch softball tournament, held June 24 and June 25 at New Haven City Park. Scores are below. Bowen was led by pitcher and leadoff hitter Julian Fernandez who pitched 19 scoreless innings for the tournament. Thanks to all who came out to play and watch.
Kelso Fastpitch 1, Black Gold 0
Black Gold – Eric Steinbeck losing pitcher
Pinckneyville Falcons 7, McDaniel Concrete (Boonville) 6
St. Charles Tribe 12, Kelso Fastpitch 11 (9 innings)
Walkoff sacrifice fly by Tribe veteran slugger and 1st baseman Ryan Jenkins off of Kelso pitcher Ales Jetmar
Bowen Fastpitch 10, Pinckneyville Falcons 0 (5 innings)
St. Charles Tribe 2, Wizards of Oz (Silver Lake KS) 0
McDaniel Concrete 5, Bowen Fastpitch 2
Black Gold 15, Wizards of Oz 11 (9 innings)
Black Gold – Cullen Speckhals pitched 6 strong innings, Eric Steinbeck with the save.
Hitting – Black Gold was led by Cullen Speckhals and Jake Murphy who had multiple extra base hits
Black Gold 4, Falcons 2
Eric Steinbeck winning pitcher. A strong game by Ben Held at catcher held the Falcons scoreless after the 2ndinning.
Black Gold scored 3 runs in the 1st inning to provide the margin of victory. Scott Borcherding, Cullen Speckhals, Jake Murphy got things started, Matt Benz finished things off with a double down the left field line.
Bowen 7, Wizards of Oz 2
Kelso 11, McDaniel 5
Black Gold 7, Tribe 0 (6 innings)
Eric Steinbeck with the shutout, helped by catcher Terry Coon in the first inning with a great tagout on a play at the plate.
Hitting stars were Speckhals, Keaton Rohlfing, Conner Lane, and Matt Benz 2 for 3. Great defense at 2nd base by Taylor Cox.
Bowen 3, Kelso 0
Bowen 5, Black Gold 0
Steinbeck took the loss.
Jake Johnson tripled for Black Gold and Jake Murphy and Scott Borcherding singled.
The annual Black Gold Softball Tournament returns to New Haven City Park this coming weekend on Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25. An annual men’s fastpitch tournament in the area dates back to the 1960s.
The Black Gold team is comprised mainly of players originating from Hermann, New Haven, Union, and Washington. Eric Steinbeck, Terry Coon, Cullen Speckhals, and Matt Benz are some of the long-time players, with recent area high school baseball standouts such as Jake Murphy, Jake Johnson, and Ben Held joining the team in recent years.
Teams from Kansas, Illinois, and all parts of Missouri will battle it out in a round-robin format with two pools on Saturday, then single elimination tournamentSaturday night and Sunday.
Action starts at Saturday morning with two games. On Lions Field at 10am, Black Gold takes on the Kelso Fastpitch, which recently finished 3rd in the 13 team Kelso Classic. On Bock Field at 10:30am, the Pinckneyville, IL Falcons take on last year’s defending champion Boonville, MO Fastpitch. The St. Charles Tribe, Bowen Fastpitch from Bowen, IL, and the Wizards of Oz from Silver Lake, Kansas also return to the Classic this year.
Black Gold plays at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Lions Field. Single elimination games starting at 5pm Saturday night and resume on Sunday at 9 a.m.. The championship game starts at 1:30 p.m.
Black Gold finished 3rd in last year’s tournament.
For the third year in a row there will be a mens’ fastpitch softball reunion held at the pavilion near Lions Field starting at 2 p.m. Saturday. Seventy former players from all over Missouri attended last year. All former players and fans from the state of Missouri are invited.
“The Black Gold Classic is known for featuring good pitching and a very balanced field of teams,” said manager Eric Steinbeck. “We look forward to seeing everyone out at the ballpark.”
Full concession stand along with BBQ pork steaks, burgers, hot dogs, and the ever popular popsicles will be available both days.
For more information on the tournament contact Eric Steinbeck (314-640-6432) or Matt Benz (314-560-4839). For more information on the reunion contact Dave Scheer (636-388-1307).
To qualify for this award the student must earn a varsity letter and a 3.60 GPA the 2nd semester.
We all like to support our local businesses when possible, but sometimes we are not able to find products locally and have to turn to companies such as Amazon. Did you know that you can still provide local support by using Amazon Smile? When you enter Amazon through smile.amazon.com, Amazon will make a donation to the charity of your choice. You do not have to create a new Amazon account to use this service. They donate 0.5% of your purchase price on eligible items. Local charities include New Haven School District Foundation, New Haven Care Center, Camp Trinity, and New Haven Community Betterment Association among others. It is important that these charities register with Amazon to receive their funds. Please buy local when you can but remember there are ways to support local charities when you can’t. For more information about the program please click here.
Balloon artist, Sammy J., visits New Haven Elementary as part of the Scenic Regional Library Summer Reading Program.
New Haven businesses and organizations send seven NHHS Juniors to the 2017 Missouri Girls State convention.
New Haven businesses and organizations send seven NHHS Juniors to the 2017 Missouri Girls State convention. The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors the students through the help of the following contributing businesses and clubs: the Sons of the American Legion, Citizens Bank, Peoples Savings Bank, and the Town and Country Women’s Club. Pictured from left to right: Diane Maczuk with grandson, Lucille Pohlmann, Jeanne Damschroeder, Michelle Bahena, Emily Scheer, Jeannette Bauche, Lauren Gerlemann, Danielle Anderson, Kalli Stubblefield, Leeann Bauer, Emma Engelbrecht, Dave Engelbrecht, Debbie Winters, Kenzie Bauer, Natalie Hoerstkamp, Kathy Laune, and Kevin Walkenhorst.
Meyer receives scholarship to attend Summer Leadership Workshop at William Woods University. Claire Meyer was awarded scholarships from the Town and Country Women’s Club and Pratt’s Pharmacy to cover her attendance at the Student Council State Leadership Conference this June in Fulton. From left to right: Diane Maczuk (pictured with grandson, James Maczuk), Jeanette Bauche, Claire Meyer, Jeanne Damschroeder, Danielle Anderson, and Sheila Meyer (pictured with great-nephew, Nolan Pelster.
Gerdes and Moeckli receive scholarships from the American Legion and Lions Club to attend the 78th session of Missouri Boys State in Warrensburg.
Gerdes and Moeckli receive scholarships from the American Legion and Lions Club to attend the 78th session of Missouri Boys State in Warrensburg. Pictured left to right: Kevin Walkenhorst (Sons of the American Legion), Dalton Gerdes (NHHS Junior Representative), Austin Moeckli (NHHS Junior Representative), and Tom Lagemann (Lions Club).