The beauty of Hannibal’s parks is the focus of an upcoming exhibit and competition, sponsored by Hannibal Arts Council and Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department. The public is invited to attend the opening reception 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St. Hannibal Arts Council gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The HAC gallery is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays. Prizes totaling $575 will be awarded in Adult and Youth divisions. Pieces may be for sale and will be subject to the HAC commission policy (10 percent will go to HPR). For more information on the current exhibit and other HAC programs contact the Hannibal Arts Council at, 573-221-6545 or visit them on the web at