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Canton Announces Eagle Days

Activities are set for the 10th annual Eagle Day in Canton February 2.

Eagle viewing will be at the Mississippi Park shelter house, near the riverfront camping from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dr. Joe Coelho, a biology professor at Quincy University, will have a slide-show presentation of eagles from 10-2, with lectures presented at the top of each hour. This will be held with special arrangement with Lock and Dam 20 at the lockhouse .

Missouri Department of Conservation officials are scheduled to be present to help in the eagle viewing.

Canton woodcarver Donnie Raines will have a wildlife carving display at the Canton Public Library at 403 Lewis Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Raines visit will be co-sponsored by the Library and The Canton Area Arts Council.

At 3 p.m., Coelho will present a wildlife slideshow at the Lewis Street Playhouse, at 405 Lewis Street followed by the animated movie “Happy Feet 2.” There is no charge for the slideshow or the movie.

The Canton Tourism Commission is coordinating the activities, and sponsoring the free movie.

For more information call Cindy Kell at the Canton City Hall 573-288-4413.