Free “green thumb” gardening classes are available in Cape
Girardeau at the Shawnee Park Center. Classes are being offered in
conjunction with the University of Missouri Extension. Dates, times, and
topics are as follows:
- April 7 – Organic Gardening
- April 21 – Design Your Garden, Raised Bed, Container, and Lasagna Gardening
- May 5 – Growing and Using Herbs
- May 19 – Fruit Production
- June 9 – Compost and Improving Your Soils
- July 7 – Save Your Harvest: Canning and Freezing Techniques
Registration will be available through the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department: 573-339-6340.
Whether it's a few minutes right now, or a few hours per
week, you have the ability to make a difference in your community. Here
are just some of the ways you can contribute:
The City Council meeting agendas are posted at cityofcape.org/citycouncil. For the general order of business of all meetings, visit our Council Conduct page.
The 5 p.m. "Study Session" generally includes more discussion. It also
allows for anyone to speak on any city topic. The 7 p.m. "Regular
Session" includes the official votes. Unscheduled presentations are
limited to agenda items. Anyone can attend either of the open, public
meetings at 5 and 7 p.m.
The regular 7 p.m. meeting broadcasts live on USTREAM
and on Charter channel 993 in the Cape-Jackson area. The most recent
meeting is posted on our USTREAM channel as soon as possible following the meeting
and live broadcast. Replays air on Charter channel 993 multiple times