The Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA) works to assist those both inside and out of the foster care system. By working closely with youths as well as their foster and kinship families, the organization is dedicated to providing a safe environment to live and thrive in. Read More

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Serving the Jefferson City community for the past twenty years, El Puente Hispanic Ministries remains dedicated to their mission despite the coronavirus pandemic. As the holiday season continues, the organization wants the community to know that it is always ready and willing to help familie… Read More

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The Center for Women’s Ministries is a faith-based organization headquartered in Bloomington, IN that has grown throughout neighboring states as a place women can go to receive free peer counseling. Read More

The Salvation Army’s Center for Hope has made a strong effort to find new ways of serving the community while keeping people safe from the coronavirus pandemic. Although adjusting to this new normal may have been difficult, the organization is determined to serve Jefferson City as best as th… Read More

The River City Habitat for Humanity has served Central Missouri for close to 30 years and shows no signs of stopping soon. Despite the pandemic and the challenges stemming from it, the organization is making a conscious effort to finish the work they had planned out for their 2020 constructi… Read More

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The fourth-annual Pretty in Pink event, a salute to breast cancer awareness will be hosted on Sept. 22. Proceeds from the all-female cocktail party with games, prizes, and other activities, will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Read More

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The United Way of Central Missouri is working to attain funds for their 2020 campaign. With the help of their donors, the organization hopes to support and collaborate with the 28 agencies they have partnered with to serve the local community in their most critical campaign yet. Read More

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As community organizations are working to assist those in need, the American Cancer Society in Missouri is also adapting to make sure their efforts to celebrate their cancer survivors continues while protecting them from possible COVID-19 exposure. Read More

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As the state continues to find new ways to combat Covid-19, the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri is offering assistance to any families or individuals that have fallen onto hard times. Whether these circumstances are due to the outbreak or to the tornado that passed through Jeffe… Read More

In an effort to assist those affected by mental health, the United Way of Central Missouri has partnered with the Capital Region Medical Center, the Anne Marie Project, the Compass Health Network, SSM Health, and St. Mary’s Hospital to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month.   Read More

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Over the years, the Jefferson City Special Learning Center has benefitted greatly from its surrounding community. With the assistance of volunteers, teachers, fundraisers, and donors, the organization has been able to help advance the education of children with special needs towards great success. Read More

After exceeding a $2.1 million goal in donations, the United Way of Central Missouri has been working to put these funds into action. Along with their traditional mission of helping establish financial, educational, and basic needs for those in Central Missouri, the United Way has made it a … Read More

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Working to put an end to stigma against mental health, the Missouri chapter for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) provides support, education, and advocacy on behalf of individuals who have been diagnosed with mental health disorders. Read More

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In Cole County, there are over 200 children in foster care. Capital City CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) works to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the 19th Judicial Circuit of Missouri. Read More

Upcoming Events

Runge Nature Center

You can join MDC naturalists and area birders as we discover the avian life that call Runge home. These short birding walks are for all experience-levels. We will gather near the front doors of the nature center. Binoculars and field guides will be provided for those that need them. Masks are required to attend this program. Free. Registration preferred. Ages 8 and up.

Joseph and Etta Miller Performing Arts Center

On the last Friday of the month from March-October, local food trucks come together for a night of delicious food and live music. Food trucks include Rebel Tacos, Zydecos Cajun Kitchen, Wrap It Up, Young Doggs, Ready Popped and Serendipity Coffee and Tea. River City Florist will be there with the flower cart, and you can enjoy live music from ToasterBath Band.

Windstone Entertainment Center

The dance band “Shades of Blue” will be playing their classic 50’s, 60’s and 70’s country, rock, R&B and pop. Jay Finley will be on bass/vocals, David Schwarzer on drums/vocals, and Tom Whittle on guitar/keyboards/vocals.

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

James Johann was born in the Midwest during the 70’s era of bell-bottom jeans, wood paneled station wagons and disco music. His childhood upbringing was significantly influenced by country music, countless bad haircuts and heavy doses of Catholic school. In 1991, after being fired from several “McJobs,” James began his standup career in Kansas City. But don’t let James’ boyish appearance fool you; he’s a 10-year veteran of the stand-up comedy circuit. His self-deprecating sense of humor …

Capital City Productions

Capital City Productions is thrilled to announce the second production of our Spotz On The Artist series, featuring some of America’s finest professional entertainers. Several of the professional singers from our recent production of “Million Dollar Quartet” are staying with us to bring you the exciting “Blue Suede Shoes Cabaret”—a tribute to the King himself, Elvis Presley, and some of the finest rock and roll talent of the 50’s and 60’s. You won’t want to miss this amazing live music c…

North Jefferson City Pavilion

For the 15th year, the Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors will host a 5K run to benefit the Council for Drug Free Youth. This year’s race begins and ends at North Jefferson City Pavilion. Registration is $25. Details and registration form is at Or contact