QUINCY — Quincy Community Theatre is offering four classes for people ages 3 to adult — Basic Training, Triple Threat Boot Camp, Quincy Teen Voices and Sewing Bee. The course descriptions are: Basic Training, grades 1-4. This week-long class will meet Aug. 1-6 from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Student will rotate between classes in singing, acting and […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Aquatic Center will offer Mermaid and Shark School for youths age 6 and older Aug. 1-5 at the aquatic center. This class allows youngsters to use their imagination while learning special swimming skills. The class will meet from 10:30-11:15 a.m. each day. Participants must have a FinFun brand mermaid tail […]
QUINCY — The Kroc Center invites area children to participate in Kroc Tots Multi-Sports Camp for ages 4-6 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. daily July 19-22. In the Tot Multi-Sport class, children will be introduced to basketball, volleyball, soccer and more. Each camper will receive a water bottle. The cost to participate in the four-day […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Parking restrictions for the the Hannibal Cannibal and the 4th of July parade have been established by the Hannibal Police Department. No parking will be allowed along the Hannibal Cannibal race course or the parade route starting at 2 a.m. the morning of July 4 to the conclusion of each event. Officers […]
QUINCY — Friends of the Trail is the host of the Terry Anastas Ultimate Ride on Saturday, July 9. All events begin at the Dock on Quincy’s riverfront. Routes available this year are: The Metric Century — a 62-mile ride that begins at 7 a.m. The Poker Run Route — a 12-mile ride that begins […]
QUINCY — State Street Theater will have two live shows this weekend. The theater has partnered with Square Music Company to provide a free all-ages live music experience Friday, July 1. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and music will begin at 7 p.m. with performances by Pete Magliocco and Ted Holt, along with additional guest […]
n 2019, the club began sponsoring a literacy carnival for the K-5 students attending summer school in the Quincy Public Schools. Students are treated to games centered around reading and writing. Prizes such as journals, notepads, pens and pencils are also given in order to carry out the theme. In addition, each student has the opportunity to choose a book and bookmark.
LOUISIANA, Mo. — As part of its weekend of “Mo Mo the Missouri Monster” observance, the Louisiana Area Historical Museum, 304 Georgia, will offer extended hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. Museum co-president Brent Engel will give short programs about Mo Mo at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The public […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The 67th annual National Tom Sawyer Days began on June 18 when the Beautiful Baby and Little Mister/Miss Hannibal pageants, sponsored by the Hannibal Jaycees, were held at Tanyard Gardens. Mission Able fence painting, an event with invited competitors, sponsored by the Hannibal Jaycees, followed on June 25. Youth mud volleyball was […]
LOUISIANA, Mo. — Bill Whyte can’t wait to once again perform the song that started him on the way to a notable country music career. The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will be the host of a concert by the Nashville recording artist at 7 p.m. Friday, July 1, at the Louisiana Elks Lodge, 120 N. […]
The City of Quincy will be the host of a community forum about recycling in the Community Room of the Quincy Town Center, 3347 Quincy Mall, from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. Information about the fiscal challenges the city is facing with its current weekly curbside recycling pick-up program will be provided. The city is […]
MENDON, Ill. — Tractor pull lovers can celebrate their independence with the roar of engines. The annual Independence Day weekend tractor pull is back at the Adams County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 3. It features pullers from the Illinois Farm Pullers Association and the Xcaliber Pulling organization. Gates open at 1:30 p.m., with pulling action beginning at 3 p.m. […]
QUINCY — Quincy Community Theatre’s performance of its blockbuster summer musical, “Legally Blonde,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, will incorporate ASL interpretation. Patrons may email the box office at email@example.com or call 217-222-3209 to reserve seats for this performance. Local ASL interpreter Jessica Lewis will be near the stage for patrons who are deaf […]
QUINCY — The Mississippi Valley Historic Auto Club, in partnership with the Tri-State Lugnuts, is sponsoring its 54th annual car show from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, on the grounds of the Quincy Museum, 1601 Maine. The Quincy Museum will be open as well, offering ½-price admission to the museum for visitors. […]
QUINCY — The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County will hold its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the History Museum on the square, 332 Maine. The agenda will consist of the election of officers and directors; approval of the annual financial report; approval of the budget for the upcoming year; […]
CARTHAGE — The Legacy Theater in Carthage has two shows planned for June. The 1980s sounds of Prince will come alive at the theater at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25, with Marshall Charloff and The Purple Xperience. Creating the sound and the look of Prince, this five-piece group comes from Prince’s birthplace of Minneapolis. Charloff, […]
CARTHAGE, Ill. — “Stomp Out Stigma,” a free event for teens ages 14-18, will be held from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22 on the lawn in front of Memorial Hospital, 1454 North County Road 2050. The mental health team of Shellie Wear and Tammy Teel from Memorial Medical Clinic in Carthage will lead an engaging […]
CARTHAGE — Memorial Hospital will begin hosting a bi-monthly event, “Walk with the Dietitian,” on the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday each month beginning Wednesday, June 22. All walks will begin at 12:10 p.m. at the Memorial Hospital campus, 1454 N. County Road 2050. The walks are scheduled to last until approximately 1 p.m. or […]
QUINCY — Quincy Town Center will be the site for Homeward Bound Waggin 2022, Dog Days of Summer Race for a FurEver home, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23. This pet-friendly day at the Quincy Town Center will include the Doggie Dash, open to dachshunds, puppies, rookies and mix breeds. Entry fee […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Arts Council is kicking off a new addition to its Art @ City Hall partnership with the City of Hannibal. The HAC has placed pieces on loan in various departmental offices within City Hall, 320 Broadway. The council was approached by city staff to offer suggestions on how to display […]
QUINCY — Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club and The Salvation Army have partnered to offer the Ken Bigelow Kid’s Day at Camp Saukenauk for a free afternoon of fun for children ages 5-12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16. A refundable $5 deposit is due by the registration deadline of July 8. In […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main, and Hannibal Art Club will be the host of an origami workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 25. The workshop is open to anyone age 13 and older. Registration is required. The cost of the workshop is $25, which includes all supplies. Starting with […]
QUINCY — Root 2 Rise will celebrate International Day of Yoga on Saturday, June 25, at Pointe D’Vine, 276 Highway 57. Classes offered are every hour beginning at 9 a.m. Vendors will have various items for sale. Food and door prizes will be available. Lunch will be provided by Krazy Cakes. Adult beverages will be […]
QUINCY — The Quincy Family YMCA, 3101 Maine is introducing Seniors in Motion from 3-4 p.m. beginning Friday, June 24. Each session will consist of two 30-minute demonstrations of exercises offered at the Y. Participants can speak to the instructors and trainers afterward. A fellowship potluck will be held from 4-5 p.m. to allow participants to […]
QUINCY — Quincy Brewing Company will host the hippest handmade outdoor market, Makers Market, from 1-7 p.m. Saturday, June 18 on Sixth Street between Maine and Hampshire and down Jail Alley. The outdoor market will feature more than 35 different vendors selling furniture, clothing, accessories, food, apothecary, ceramics, art, books, candles, vintage upcycled wares and more. The Quincy Children’s […]
QUINCY — Blessing Health is taking reservations for a free cholesterol screening to be held at the Blessing Resource Center, the former Sears auto building at 420 N. 34th, between 7 and 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 12. The screening requires at 12-hour fast. It measures HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose levels. To register, […]
QUINCY — Herbal Remedies Dispensaries of Quincy will be one of a select few participating retailers in the 2022 High Times Illinois Cannabis Cup: People’s Choice Edition. This competition identifies and awards the best cannabis products in the state from across a wide range of categories (pre-rolls, vapes, etc.). Illinois medical cardholders and adults over age […]
QUINCY — Muddy River Opera Company brings Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” to the stage for two live performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 24 and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at John Wood Community College’s Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium. “The Elixir of Love” is a light-hearted romantic comedy. In a small town, Adina and […]
QUINCY — The Great River Honor Flight’s next mission to Washington, D.C. will be on Thursday, June 16. It will be the 59th mission since the program started serving the region in 2010, and 1,886 local veterans who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and between those conflicts have participated in this program. Approximately […]
QUINCY — First Baptist Church will offer a trifecta Juneteenth celebration — a Juneteenth festival, a Still We Rise gala and a Still We Rise concert — at various locations throughout Quincy in June. The festival will be held behind the Jackson-Lincoln pool from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, June 18. This event is free to attend. […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — In years past, Hannibal youngsters sailed handmade rafts on the mighty Mississippi during the annual raft race. Today’s youngsters use cardboard and duct tape to construct their watercrafts and take a leap of faith hoping their vessels can hold up in the waters at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. The sixth annual Hannibal […]
QUINCY — Although charitable giving is constant, the approaches to it, strategies behind it and impact of it continually evolves. The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri will host speaker Bryan Clontz for free learning seminars at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, to discuss top charitable trends for professional advisors and individual […]
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 […]