QUINCY — Quincy Auto Supply, 229 N. 48th, will host its fifth anniversary customer appreciation/open house from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 11. A smoked whole hog, pulled pork, hamburgers and hot dogs will be served, along with plenty of sides and drinks. Many door prizes will be provided, including a 55-inch TV, Yeti coolers, […]
QUINCY — The State Street Theater is partnering with the District to promote “After Blues,” an additional late-night option for Quincy’s summer Fridays. “After Blues” is part of the theater’s Summer Fridays series. The theater will be open from 6-11 p.m. every Friday in June and July. “After Blues” will provide a destination for attendees of […]
QUINCY — The “Everybody Wins” Mega Raffle drawing will take place from 7-8 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at the St. Francis Parish picnic. Thirty-five prizes, totaling more than $141,000, will be awarded at this time. The top three prizes will be drawn first and placed in a sealed envelope to be announced at 8 p.m. for the $10,000 […]
QUINCY — Mass shootings, violence, COVID, divisiveness, war. Young people today are exposed, directly or indirectly, to an increasing number of traumatic experiences. Parents often don’t know how best to address the impact such events may have on their children. Chaddock, an internationally recognized expert on the impact of attachment and trauma, invites area residents […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Their summertime glow is familiar, and their quiet presence adds to the magic of evening walks, but most don’t know that the firefly flashes and accompanying movements are used for courtship. Hannibal Parks and Recreation is sponsoring free family-friendly nature programs on Friday, June 10, and Friday, June 24, to celebrate fireflies. […]
QUINCY — Tri-State Area Center for Women’s Ministries Second Tuesday of the Month program for June 14 will feature floral designer Tami Lyons. Lyons has loved flowers since she helped her grandma work in the flower beds as a little girl. A basic design class in college furthered her desire to create and share the […]
The Salvation Army will again be collecting and distributing electric fans to those in need. Distribution of fans from its Family Services facilities, in both Quincy and Hannibal, will begin on June 13. Anyone living within the Quincy Area Command’s service area of Adams, Pike, & Brown Counties in Illinois, and Marion, Ralls, Lewis, Shelby, & Monroe Counties in Missouri are encouraged to apply.
The Truck Driver Training Program at John Wood Community College will host an open house June 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane. The event is free and open to the public.
CAMP POINT, Ill. — Windsong Acres will host a celebration of the remarkable career of internationally published commercial artist Shelly Rasche July 29 through Aug. 14. The three-week event will feature a comprehensive display of her paintings, drawings and pottery, along with “stories from behind the scenes;” a candlelit dinner with a special program and […]
QUINCY — “Legally Blonde the Musical” is ready to bend and snap its way to the Quincy Community Theatre stage July 14-17 and 21-24. This multi-talented cast of 28 performers (and two dogs) will sing, dance, march, jump rope and bark their way through this musical. The cast consists of: Jennafer White as Elle Woods […]
QUINCY — The Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club will have its Allocation Day at noon Monday, June 6 in the Holiday Inn Banquet Room, 4821 Oak. Grants totaling more than $35,000 will be presented to youth-centered organizations for their next project or ongoing program needs. The following recipients will be accepting their grant on Allocation Day: […]
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. — Linda Blakey is happy to talk about chili all day, but don’t call it a soup or a stew. “It’s a sauce. It’s chili sauce,” Blakely said in a press release. Blakey and her husband, Bill, are overseeing the 28th annual Show Me Missouri State Chili Cook-Off, for which Raintree Arts Council is […]
John Wood Community College Truck Driver Training Program will offer a Hazmat Endorsement Training course beginning Monday, June 6. This will be a two-week online class with one in-person class day. The class is scheduled to begin Monday, June 6, with the in-person day on Saturday, June 18, from 8 am – 5 pm.
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Summer hours for the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will begin Monday, June 6. The center will be open for use from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. A senior dance will also be held on Tuesdays from noon-3 p.m. There is no admission fee. The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center has a walking […]
Arts Quincy is hosting a community event from 6-8 pm June 7 at the Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex. A meal will be provided by Blessing Health System. The event is free to the public and guests should bring a chair and/or blanket.
QUINCY — People concerned about developing diabetes and those already diagnosed with diabetes are invited to a no-cost screening Thursday, June 30 between 1 and 4 p.m. The Blessing Diabetes Center and the Blessing Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, 927 Broadway, are the hosts of the event. Registration is required. To register, visit events.blessinghealth.org or call 877-411-2468. Screenings […]
QUINCY — The Quincy Public Library will launch its summer reading program, “Read Beyond the Beaten Path,” at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4. The event is free to the public and will feature vendors, crafts and activities for all ages. Special events throughout the day are QCT’s “Ms. Electricity” show at 10 a.m., square dancing with TexasRoadhouse’s Andy the Armadillo at […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Jane Davenport will be offering frontier line dancing classes in the lower level of HomeBank, 3817 McMasters Ave., from 1-3 p.m. June 4-5 and June 11-12. People age 18 and older are invited. There is no fee to attend. Dances to be taught are based on Victorian Era Western European dance styles […]
QUINCY — United Way of Adams County Day of Caring 2022, formerly known as “The Day of Action,” will be held Friday, June 3, in and around the Quincy area. This event is an opportunity for volunteers to give back to their community through hands-on service projects with one of United Way’s partner agencies that […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Hannibal Clinic invites youngsters to pack their bikes and trikes and attend “Ride Cool” this weekend. The popular bike and helmet-centered safety event is back on Saturday, June 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hannibal Clinic’s parking lot. The first 200 children will receive a free bicycle safety helmet and […]
CARTHAGE, Ill. — The 43rd Strawberry Strut, a five-mile run along Lake Carthage, is scheduled for Saturday, June 4. Other events this year consist of a Strut 5K run, a 5K walk and a one mile fun run/walk.Participants can register online in advance to be part of the event. To sign up, go to runsignup.com/Race/IL/Carthage/StrawberryStrut. […]
The Quincy Salvation Army will host its 2nd Annual Donut Hole Eating Competition at 10 am Thursday in The Kroc Center. Members of The Salvation Army and Kroc Center staff will compete. Funds raised will benefit The Salvation Army’s Food Pantry. The following day The Salvation Army will provide donuts to veterans at the Illinois Veterans Home at 10am in the chapel in celebration of National Donut Day, June 3.
Cancer survivors from across the Tri-State area are invited to Blessing Hospital Friday, June 3, noon-2 pm for the national Cancer Survivor Day celebration. The event will be held on Parking Lot 21 of the Blessing campus at 11th and College Streets and will include a survivor parade, carnival games and prizes, an appearance by “Darla, the pink ambulance”, and snacks and refreshments.
Hope Grows Here will be held Sunday, June 5, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Quincy Medical Group Cancer Institute, 3301 Broadway St, Quincy Town Center.
QUINCY — Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church will hold its 147th annual Strawberry Festival from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at 3600 Payson Road. The festival will feature a variety of strawberry desserts: a cup of strawberries, strawberry shortcakes, strawberry sundaes and strawberry supreme — a combination of a shortcake and a sundae. Sandwiches, chips, […]
QUINCY — The Kroc Center will host its annual Camp Kroc Summer Day Camp starting June 6 and ending the week of August 12. Camp Kroc offers care to students grades K-6 and counselor in training to grades 7-12 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registration is open. Parents and guardians need to visit […]
Hannibal Aquatic Center opens May 28
Douglas Community Services Foundation will honor two high school senior scholarship recipients at a breakfast on Tuesday, June 8 at the Rialto in Hannibal.
QUINCY — Port’s Place, 526 Jersey, will be the site of the inaugural “Books and Bags” outdoor cornhole tournament Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 to benefit the Quincy Public Library. The goal is to raise $5,000 from this event to help with the purchase of a new mobile library. Saturday’s tournament will be […]
Hannibal Arts Council will hold an Exhibit Opening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3. There will be an Artist Talk at 6:00 p.m. The exhibits run through July 16 at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S Main St.
Safe Kids Health Fair will be held 9-11 am Saturday, June 4 in the Quincy Medical Group Employee Parking Lot, 11th and Maine St (across from QMG’s 1101 Maine St building). Safe Kids Adams County and the Quincy Medical Group (QMG) Pediatrics department are hosting the free event.
QUINCY — The Quincy branch of the American Association of University Women will have a scholarship fundraising event at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at 1680 Maine. The garden party event will feature catered food and drink and will be held in a formal garden setting. The AAUW awards scholarships annually to women attending local […]
The Beat Arts Academy will perform “Keesha and the Bees,” an original story and dance production May 27th at 7 p.m. in the John Wood Community College auditorium.
Lincoln the Lawyer program will be today at 2 p.m. on the Square.
QUINCY — The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees will be the host of an open forum for community members to provide input on characteristics needed in the search of the college’s next president. Pauly Group, Inc., of Springfield has been contracted by the board of trustees to facilitate the search for the person […]
QUINCY — St. Francis Solanus Parish will hold its annual parish picnic from 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, June 11. The picnic will offer a variety of food and beverages, live music, cash raffle, silent auction, basket raffle, dunk tank, kids’ games, train ride, bounce houses and more. The Heidelberg Band will play from 5:30 to 7:30 […]
Quincy Public Library foundation will host Libations for the Library: Dueling Bartender Fundraising Event starting at 6:30 P.M. on Saturday, May 21 at the State Street Theater.
University of Missouri Extension’s Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program has announced its upcoming spring sales. Sales are May 20 in Vienna and Carthage, May 21 in Kingsville, and June 4 in Palmyra.
QUINCY — The University of Illinois Extension in Quincy will hold a six-session Junior Master Gardener and Master Naturalist program on Mondays and Thursdays starting June 6 at John Wood Community College for local youths ages 9-12 to learn about gardening and natural resources through hands-on activities and outdoor investigations. The mission of the Junior Master […]
Fishing for Freedom provides veterans with the opportunity to fish for either crappie, bass, or catfish at no cost. The vets are paired with professional anglers, avid tournament fishermen, fishing guides, and local outdoorsmen to fish local waterways. This year’s event takes place the weekend of June 3.
QUINCY —The Quincy University Music Department’s ninth annual summer percussion ensemble camp for students entering grades 7-12 will run from 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, to 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, in the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 17th and Seminary Road. The cost of the camp is $125 per participant and includes […]
QUINCY — Germanfest, the Quincy Sister City Commission’s annual event, will return this year to Quincy June 3-4. It is a free family event celebrates Quincy’s German roots with music, food, drinks and more in Quincy’s South Park. Germanfest will feature two German bands and the Wir Tanzen-German folk dance group. The Waterloo German Band […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. —The Hannibal Arts Council invites the public to submit digital images for an upcoming Photography Channel exhibit titled “Feathered Friends.” To fit the theme, submitted digital images (up to five) should feature shots of birds – regardless of type of species. The images will be viewed on the Hannibal Arts Council’s 55-inch 3-D television from June […]
HANNIBAL, Mo — Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Scarlet and Blue Auction is set for on Friday, May 20, in the Roland Fine Arts Center. Doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m., with a silent auction beginning at the same time. The silent auction will end at 7 p.m. and the live auction will begin. Heavy […]
QUINCY — Gather a group of friends and join Blessing Health for “Self-Care Saturday: A Women’s Wellness Event” on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Blessing Health Center, 4800 Maine. There is no cost to attend. Health screenings offered will include hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, body mass index and skin spot check. The […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Art for the Health of It exhibit at the Hannibal Arts Council’s satellite gallery in the Hannibal Clinic features works by Tim O’Neal through the end of June. O’Neal lives in Quincy, Ill., and paints primarily in oils. When he started working on art at home, he used Prismacolor pencils because of the […]
HANCOCK COUNTY — The annual Hancock County Fights Cancer block party is planned for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Hancock County Courthouse lawn. The celebration will raise money to help the fight against cancer and honor local cancer survivors. Survivors are urged to sign up now to be part of the celebration. […]
QUINCY — Quincy Community Theatre recently announced the cast of “Trap,” written by Stephen Gregg. It takes place one night in suburban California, where every person in the audience of a community theatre play fell unconscious — except one. A group of actors recreate interviews with witnesses, loved ones, first responders and investigators in an […]
QUINCY — Registration is now open for John Wood Community College’s JDub Academy, which offers classes for students during June and July. JDub Academy provides hands-on learning for students in grades K-12 in agriculture, archery, baking, computers, dance, fishing, German, healthcare, moviemaking, science, sewing and more. Area youths may choose from more than a dozen […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group will be the host of the 22nd annual Bridge the Gap to Health Race on Saturday, May 14. To ensure the safety of participants, spectators and volunteers, the following streets will be closed or reduced to one lane from 5 a.m.-noon: Front Street from Jersey to Broadway 2nd Street from […]
QUINCY — John Wood Community College will hold its 47th annual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, in the Student Activity Center, 48th and Harrison. JWCC will confer 359 associate degrees and 132 certificates. Michael Elbe, JWCC president, will confer degrees and certificate. Diane Ary, chair of the JWCC board of trustees, will accept […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Alliance Art Gallery, a popular attraction in historic downtown Hannibal, is moving to 121 N. Main. The gallery left its current location at 112 N. Main on May 8 and will open at the new location on June 1. A special Second Saturday Gallery night will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, […]
QUINCY — The Kroc Center is offering a new session of group ukulele lessons on Wednesdays from May 11 to June 1. Jonathon Weller, the Kroc Center’s education and fine arts specialist, will teach the class. In a press release, Weller said, “We are so excited to offer another ukulele class. We’ve just wrapped up […]
MOUNT STERLING, Ill. — Aspiring Brown County small business owners are competing for a $20,000 cash prize to help their business idea become a reality. The competition culminates with a pitch contest open to the public at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 in the Brown County High School auditorium. Each competitor will pitch their business […]
CANTON, Mo. — A building dedication for the Johnson-Turner IDEA Center at Culver-Stockton College is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 in the plaza by the IDEA Center. The Johnson-Turner IDEA Center was named to honor of two alumni who also serve as members of the C-SC Board of Trustees — Scott Johnson, Class […]
HANNIBAL — Astronomy buffs will be over the moon about a nature program offered by Hannibal Parks and Recreation at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14. “Earth’s Companion: The Moon” will begin at City Hall, 320 Broadway, then participants will go to Lover’s Leap to view the moon. Robert Sadler, professor of physical science at Culver-Stockton […]
CARTHAGE, Ill. — Memorial Hospital, 1454 N. County Road 2050, will be the host of a career fair from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, May 12 in the board room. The career fair will feature walk-in interviews for all positions. Applicants can speak with hiring managers and learn more about the organization’s competitive benefits and plans for […]
QUINCY — Tri-State Area Center for Women’s Ministries Second Tuesday of the Month program is titled “A Look at Fashionable Women from Ancient Times to Present” and will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at the Tri-State Area CWM location, 522 S. Eighth. Tri-State Area CWM also is the host of Cup of […]
QUINCY — The Salvation Army Quincy Area Command unmasked Megan Peters as the fan favorite at theorganization’s fundraiser, Unmasking the Singer. This unique head-to-head singing competition, where Quincy and Hannibal area celebrities/community members donned mascot costumes and sang for votes, was held April 29. This year’s event raised money for The Salvation Army to continue to […]
CANTON, Mo. — Culver-Stockton College will hold the Class of 2022 commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14 in the Charles Field House. John Wood Community College president Michael Elbe will deliver the commencement address. “We are thrilled to welcome President Elbe to “the Hill” to encourage our students,” C-SC President Douglas B. Palmer […]
QUINCY — Family and friends of Timothy Haley will be the host the “Heart Check for Tim” benefit from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14 on the Knights of Columbus grounds. Organizers of the event hope to raise awareness for unknown heart conditions. Haley was 26 years old when he died from an […]
QUINCY, Ill. — United Way of Adams County and the National Association of Letter Carriers are teaming up for the 30th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” National Food Drive on Saturday, May 14, to benefit local food pantries and the residents of Adams County who face hunger daily. In a press release, Amanda Veihl, Quincy Postal […]
QUINCY — The West Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging is the host of a job fair at the Illinois Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 21. Mary Crawford, field representative for the WCIAAA, believes a stereotype exists around the over-age-50 job seeker. “Older workers are […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The George H. Riedel Foundation has awarded a $4,000 grant to Bluff City Theater for two free performances in Hannibal. The grant will help fund an upcoming show in May called “Forgottonia.” With the partnership of the Riedel Foundation, this show will have nine performances live in Central Park, with free admission. The award also funded the […]
QUINCY — Women who qualify can take advantage of a no-cost screening for the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis at the Blessing Breast Center, Suite 320, at the Blessing Health Center’s east entrance at 927 Broadway from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 12. To qualify for the free screening a woman must: Not have had a […]
QUINCY — The Friends of the Log Cabins will be the host of an open house at the Log Cabin Village on Quinsippi Island from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Interpretive guides will explain the history and importance of these 19th century log cabins, which feature original logs from structures built in this area. These local cabins […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — A be(e) happy Arty Party is set for 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main. Participants will create a cheery painting with daisies and a bee using acrylic paint on a 12-inch by 12-inch gallery-wrapped canvas. The project will be led by local artist and HAC program coordinator Brenda […]
CARTHAGE, Ill. — Memorial Hospital‘s spring market and campus showcase is set for 3-7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, on the front lawn of the hospital’s campus at 1454 N. County Road 2050 in Carthage. Free A1C screenings, skin screenings and strength screenings will be offered. A teddy bear clinic will be available to teach children […]
MENDON, Ill. — Nearly 255 shooters comprised of community leaders and friends of scouting will arrive Wednesday, May 11 at the sporting clay range at the Saukenauk Scout Reservation, 2948 E. 1000th, in Mendon for the 22nd annual sporting clays fundraiser sponsored by Practical Tactical Plus. Shooters will experience 16 shooting stations, followed by getting […]
QUINCY — The City of Quincy will recognize the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5. A prayer breakfast with Quincy Mayor Mike Troup is scheduled for 7 a.m. at WTJR Studios, 220 N. Sixth. The City Hall parking lot will be the site of a public National Day of Prayer event at noon. […]
QUINCY — Partners on the Adams County Works Career Guidance Team are hosting Career Launch Signing Day at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 in the Quincy Community Theater inside the Oakley-Lindsay Center, 300 Civic Center Plaza. The event, which celebrates students entering the workforce, is in partnership with Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood […]
QUINCY — The Quincy Farmers’ Market, presented by Quincy Medical Group, will return to Washington Park for another season. The first market will take place Saturday, May 7, and will continue every Saturday through October 29. The market hours are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each date. The market strives to support local farmers […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The art of foraging for food is as old as mankind. What is a hobby for many today, was a necessity for people throughout human history. A nature program on wild edibles is scheduled from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Sodalis Nature Preserve. Gale Rublee, Hannibal Parks and Recreation nature […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Girl Scouts from several Hannibal troops will celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree at Cardiff Hill Overlook at 4 p.m. Monday, May 2 with the help of the Hannibal Tree Board, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department. Kristin Fasnacht, community engagement manager of Girl Scouts […]
CARTHAGE, Ill. — Hancock County Fights Cancer has organized two fundraising events. Texas Roadhouse, 5120 Broadway in Quincy, will donate 10 percent from meals served between 4 and 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 to Hancock County Fights Cancer. Diners must state as they order that they want their meal to be part of the fundraising […]
QUINCY — Friends of the Lorenzo Bull House and the Women’s City Club invite the public to the first fundraiser for the restoration of the 1855 Lorenzo Bull House and its gardens at 1550 Maine. A $50 ticket provides a sit-down meal and support for the current project of restoring the massive wrap-around porch. A […]
QUINCY — The return of QCT on the Road is buzzing with its 2022 traveling show, “Miss Electricity,” which tells the hilarious and heartwarming adventure of a young girl whose newfound superpowers cause her to lose sight of what’s important in life – friendship, family, and being happy with who you are. This show has two […]
QUINCY — Quincy University’s Class of 2022 will be the host of the Roaring 20s Gala, a wine and cheese-tasting event, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 6 in the Hall of Fame Room in the Health and Fitness Center, 18th and Oak. Included in the price of a ticket are three complimentary wine tastings of your […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Hannibal artist Mark Wavering will showcase his artwork of flowers, illustrated with watercolors, in Hannibal’s Central Park from May 1-15 along the east side of sidewalk. Wavering has exhibited his artwork in venues in Hannibal, Moberly, Columbia and Quincy, Ill., and he has had several books of his artwork published. He recently […]
QUINCY — Quincy Brewing Company and Quincy Medical Group, along with The District, are spearheading a cleanup event that will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30. Efforts will begin in Parking Lot I where gloves and trash bags will be distributed. Volunteers will then head to designated areas in the heart of the downtown […]
QUINCY — The Quincy Chapter Order of DeMolay, a masonic youth organization for boys,will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the organization of the first Quincy chapter, at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Temple, 428 Jersey. Named for WWI veteran Henry Root Hill, the current Quincy chapter was organized in 1941. Saturday’s event will be […]
QUINCY — Quincy Catholic Charities will be the host of its annual Band Together fundraiser at 5 p.m. Friday, April 29 at the Dock, 1021 Bonansinga Drive. Food by All-Star Concessions and drinks will be available for purchase, with music provided by Tim Hart from 5-7 p.m. and StumpTown from 7-10 p.m. A raffle will […]
QUINCY — Quincy Humane Society will be the host of a “kitten shower” event from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the society’s community room to celebrate the upcoming arrival of kittens currently in foster care. Each spring marks the beginning of “kitten season,” a time of year when many kittens flood animal shelters across the country. […]
QUINCY — The Quincy University Symphonic Band will present its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1 in the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 17th and Seminary Road. This concert is free and open to the public. The Symphonic Band will perform: “Concerto D’Amore” by Jacob De Haan “Among The Clouds” by Brian Balmages […]
QUINCY — Ralph Oakley, Class of 1980, will deliver the keynote address during Quincy University’s 159th commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. May 14, at QU Stadium, 20th and Sycamore. Oakley is the former president and chief executive officer of Quincy Media, Inc., which operated two daily newspapers, two radio stations and television stations in 16 […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Area String Orchestra will present its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. May 1, in the Roland Fine Arts Center, 2800 Palmyra Road. The orchestra will capture Mother Nature and move us to the great outdoors with 11 nature themed pieces. The pieces to be offered by the orchestra are: “Ice […]
QUINCY — Concerts in The Plaza, presented by First Mid Bank and Trust with concert sponsor Shaker Hill, is set to resume May 6. All concerts are free of charge and will run from noon to 1:15 p.m., weather permitting. The concerts will be held in the First-Mid Bank and Trust plaza between Sixth and […]
QUINCY — The Adams County CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) Class of 2022 will hold its end-of-the-year trade show from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oakley-Lindsay Center. The open house-style event is free and open to the public. CEO students will be showcasing their personal businesses each started during the year-long entrepreneurship program. Adams County CEO […]
Gift of Hope is a national organization specializing in organ and tissue donation and works with Blessing Hospital and hundreds of other providers in portions of Illinois and Indiana.
QUINCY — Christ Lutheran Church, 333 S. 36th, will hold its annual garage sale from 7 a.m.-noon April 30. The church had held a garage sale inside the church for almost 10 years until the pandemic put an end to that streak in 2020. The church began a new run in September 2021. The church […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Registration is open for the River Bluffs Paint Out. Hannibal and Canton will be the hosts of the two-day plein air painting event April 30-May 1. Plein air events invite artists to communities where they capture the community by creating paintings outdoors and on-site. Painters will converge upon Canton on April 30 and […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Works of art created by 15 area community leaders paired with 15 artists/mentors will be auctioned April 28 at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main. Beginning at 6 p.m., attendees may view the artwork for sale, enjoy hors d’oeuvres/drinks and network. The art auction begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 per […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Board of Public Works, Hannibal Parks and Recreation and Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a spring cleanup Saturday. Volunteers should meet between 8 to 11 a.m. at the Y Men’s Pavilion, 105 Hill. Gloves and trash bags will be provided by the Hannibal Board of Public Works. Employees […]
QUINCY — The Quincy Public Schools Foundation and Quincy High School Leadership Class have partnered to hold the ninth annual Dream Big in Color 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, starting at Quincy High School. This year’s run will begin in the parking lot at QHS, 3322 Maine, and will continue down Maine Street […]
QUINCY — Justin Coffey, Quincy University’s Father Aaron Pembleton Endowed Chair in History, will present the first Aaron Pembleton Lecture titled “Nixon: A New Look at His Legacy,” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 1700 Seminary Road. Coffey will discuss his current project, a biography of President Richard M. Nixon. […]
Blessing leaders pointed out that even during 2021 — a time that was still being heavily affected by the pandemic — volunteers donated nearly 30,000 hours of service to Blessing Hospital, Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield and Blessing Health Keokuk. Information supplied by Blessing Health System indicated the value of that contribution of time and talent exceeded $830,000, a figure based on multiplying the national estimated value of a volunteer hour ($28.54) by the number of hours donated by volunteers over the course of the year in question.At its pre-pandemic peak, the number of hours contributed was close to 70,000.
QUINCY — The new owners of the State Theater are ready for visitors to create new stories beginning this week. The Forward Quincy Cattywampus All-Stars, an offshoot of the Brooklyn-based musical group Food Will Win the War, will play a special performance Thursday night at the newly renovated theater at 434 S. Eighth. It will […]
QUINCY — A dining event to benefit JWCC’s College for Life program will be held from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Texas Roadhouse, 5120 Broadway. JWCC’s College for Life is a certificate program for adult students with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Diners also may verbally tell the staff they are supporting CFL when placing a to go or dine in […]
MACOMB, Ill. — Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton will visit Western Illinois University on Monday to meet with students, staff, and administrators in education. This visit is the latest stop on the Lt. Governor’s statewide tour focused on building a strong, diverse teacher pipeline amid a nationwide teacher shortage. A survey by the National Education Association found […]
QUINCY – Quincy University will be the host of its fifth annual academic symposium April 19-22 to highlight the work generated by students during the academic year. Students will present their original research within their academic programs at various times in the Connie Niemann Center for Music, South Auditorium, QU North Campus, 1700 Seminary Road. […]