PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College soccer seniors practice Monday

Seniors on the Columbia College soccer team practiced for their final season Monday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lily Chan helps provide organic food to Columbia's hungry

Lily Chan volunteers at the Interfaith Garden at Congregation Beth Shalom. Chan leads other volunteers in maintaining the garden, from pulling weeds to putting in mulch. The food from the garden is donated to local food banks.

PHOTO GALLERY: New Haven art teacher makes jewelry

Angie Schlotzhauer makes jewelry in her home studio and sells most of them to Poppy Arts Fine Craft Gallery in downtown Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bike polo players practice

Bike polo players practice Oct. 7 at Cosmopolitan Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri and Missouri State compete in swim meet

The Missouri swim and dive team won at a meet on Saturday against Missouri State University.

PHOTO GALLERY: Warm Up Columbia provides warm items to those in need

The eighth annual Warm Up Columbia event organized by the Voluntary Action Center provided warm items to low-income families, the elderly and disabled individuals.

PHOTO GALLERY: This year's Citizen Jane Film Festival will feature end of the world theme

The Citizen Jane Film Festival will take place this weekend from Oct. 19 through Oct. 21. Films will be shown at multiple locations such as Ragtag Cinema, Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, The Bridge, The Warehouse Theatre and Windsor Auditorium at Stephens College. This year's festival has an end of the world theme.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman football team prepares for Rockhurst game

The Hickman football team practices drills Wednesday at Hickman High School in preparation for its game against Rockhurst High School on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: GradeA! program works to build leadership in youth

The after-school program, GradeA!, provides enrichment activities and works to instill leadership in Columbia youth. The program runs during the fall and spring for students from kindergarten to college.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge beats Hickman in volleyball

Rock Bridge High School beat Hickman High School in volleyball Wednesday night at Columbia College.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia experiences a rainy autumn day

Wednesday brought rain and 60 degree temperatures to Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fall into Arts coordinator creates jewelry in her home studio

Farah Nieuwenhuizen, a former art teacher at Hickman High School, is now one of four coordinators of the Fall into Art festival, which is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Parkade Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Dewey becomes Puppies with Purpose's first service dog in training

Puppies with Purpose is a new organization that is drawing on students and community members to raise puppies for CHAMP Assistance Dogs in St. Louis.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman soccer falls to Helias in last minute loss

The Hickman High School soccer team fell to Helias High School 2-1 in a last-minute loss Tuesday at Hickman.

PHOTO GALLERY: Artful Bra Contest held at Missouri Theatre

The Artful Bra Contest featured 70 bras Tuesday at the silent auction. Money raised from the event will go toward patient care and mammographies at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Benton first-graders learn though hands-on activities in STEM program

First-grade students at Benton Elementary School learn basic shapes during a drawing activity in Katie Mayabb's art class Oct. 4. The class is part of Benton's STEM curriculum that teaches kids about science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU holds 27th annual Homecoming Blood Drive

Students, staff and Columbia residents gathered at the Hearnes Center for the 27th annual Homecoming Blood Drive, hosted by MU and the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily through Thursday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Local taxidermist Curt Shahan preserves big and small game animals

Taxidermists are entering their busy season as wildlife hunting seasons kick off.

PHOTO GALLERY: Peg Craig offers ceramics classes at Squarepeg Art Studio

Peg Craig dabbled in art during high school, but didn't pick it up again until 20 years later. Now, Craig holds ceramics classes in her basement studio, Squarepeg.

PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands enjoy Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival

More than 20,000 people were estimated to have attended the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival this weekend.