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Free Eye Screening Clinic

Prevention of Blindness is holding a FREE eye screening clinic that is open to everyone, regardless of age or income. Examinations will be conducted by resident ophthalmologists from Mason Eye Institute, University of Missouri at Columbia. Please call for an appointment at 573-985-7121 today! If we do not have at least 40 appointments scheduled, we will have to cancel the clinic. Friday, March 27, 2015, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Ralls Co. Health Dept. 405 W. First St. New London MO. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

General Practice Update 2015 – Quincy Regional Event

As part of its 2015 Regional Event Series, this full-day seminar gives you the opportunity to update your knowledge in a number of general practice areas. The regional program will cover topics that include: search and seizure, guardians ad litem, legal writing, elder abuse, eavesdropping, courtroom administration, employment law updates, and medical marijuana. The program, presented by the ISBA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section and co-sponsored by the Adams County Bar Association, qualifies for 6.0 credit hours based on a 60 minute MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) credit hour, including 1.0* hour PMCLE credit (*subject to approval). Cost, which includes lunch, is $150 for ISBA/Adams County bar members and $305 for non-member lawyers and non-lawyers, by March 21; thereafter, prices increase $15. Friday, March 27, 2015, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Quincy Country Club 2410 State Street Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.isba.org.

Barry UMC Bake Sale

The Barry United Methodist Church women is sponsoring a Bake Sale on Firday, March 27th from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at the First National Bank of Barry. Proceeds will go to a new church roof. Friday, March 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. First National Bank of Barry 694 Bainbridge St Barry, IL.

Peek at Spring Story Time and Craft

Join us as we welcome the beginning of spring at this story time all about warmer weather, blue skies and flowers. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

St Thomas Youth Group Fish Fry

All you can eat! Walleye, fried potatoes, potato salad, baked beans, applesauce, dessert & drink. Adults $8.50, 12 & under $4. Seniors special 4- 5 pm $7.50. Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St Thomas Church Hall 103 E Spring St Camp Point, IL.

Mt. Sterling KC Fish Fry

The Knights of Columbus of Mt. Sterling, IL is hosting a Fish Fry on Friday, March 27th from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The menu includes Buffalo, Walleye, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Applesauce and Drink. Adults $8.50, Children 12 & under $4.00. Carry outs available. Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Knights of Columbus Council #1281 US 24 Mt. Sterling, IL.

St. Anthony Church Fish Fry

Menu: Whole or Fillet Catfish plate $9.00 (3-Side dishes, dessert, drink included) Walleye plate $8.00 (3-Side dishes, dessert, drink included) Fish Sandwich & Fries $4.00 Child’s Plate $4.00 Carry outs available. Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. 2223 St. Anthony Rd Quincy, IL.

St. Mary's Annual Fish Fry

Join us for a delicious buffet including: Golden Fried Buffalo and Catfish Filets, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Dessert and Drink. $9 for Adults dine-in or drive-thru; $5 for children 4 yrs-10-yrs; Free 3yrs & younger.   The drive-thru is available and encouraged! You don't need to get out of your car. Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Mary's Parish Hall 219 North Jackson Pittsfield, IL.

Rocky Point Club Friday Dinner

Buffalo, Catfish, Catfish Filet, Shrimp, 1/4 dk/wh chicken, tenderloin and 2 sides. $7.00. Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

St. Brigid's Lenten Fish Fry

Free Will Offering - all you can eat Buffet Style - Carryouts Available Alaskan Walleye, Homemade Potato Chips, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Applesauce, Assorted Homemade Desserts, Beverage Raffle items - new this year! Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Brigid Church Hall Highway 104 Liberty, IL.

Windmill Follies (Odd Couple - Female Version)

March 14, 20, 21, 27, 28. 2015. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. play begins at 7 p.m. Reservations required. Call 217-696-2467. Friday, March 27, 2015, 6:30 PM. Golden Windmill Hall 902 Prairie Mills Rd Golden, Illinois.

HHS Band Trivia Night

$100 per team/ 8 person max. per team Contact Joni Fusselman for details. Money raised will go toward the band's trip to San Diego California where they will perform at halftime of the 2015 Holiday Bowl! Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Highland High School Ewing, MO.

QND Spring Show, #LIFE

QND SPRING SHOW: The QND music department will present their annual Spring Show, #LIFE, Thursday, March 26 - Saturday March 28 in the Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium at John Wood Community College. All performances are at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now! $12 - adults in advance, $15 at the door. Student tickets are $5. For tickets, contact Roberta Hutson at rahutson@comcast.net or 617-6654. Tickets are also available for purchase at both Quincy County Market locations and will be sold at Quincy Notre Dame during school lunch periods, 11:05-12:35 p.m. the week of the show, March 23 - 28. Preview performance Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m. All seats are $5 at the door. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium John Wood Community College 48th & Harrison Quincy, IL.

Senior Recital: Darren Lillard

Come celebrate the musical talents of QU senior music performance and education major Darren Lillard. The performance will feature Darren Lillard on the alto saxophone playing popular graduate pieces. The event is free and open to the public. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM. Connie Niemann Center for Music 18th & Seminary Road Quincy, IL.

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress- Theatre Production

Throwing off seriousness entirely, Alan Ball’s “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” is an irreverent comedy that follows five Southern bridesmaids who are doing everything possible to avoid a wedding reception. Bad decisions and sharp comments reveal secrets; yet friendships bloom even as bouquets droop. Directed by Assistant Professor Ron Zank. Seating is reserved. Call 573-288-6346 to reserve a seat. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM. Mabee Black Box Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.

MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT

March 19-22 & 27-29 Sponsored by Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, WGEM & Quincy Herald-Whig Season Sponsored by Shottenkirk Toyota Tickets: $20 | RSVP: 217-222-3209 or 1qct.org Shows: 7:30 pm Thurs-Sat; 2:00 pm Sun. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 PM. Quincy Community Theatre 300 Civic Center Plaza, Ste. 118 Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.1qct.org.

UUMC Pancake and Sausage Breakfast

Pancakes, Sausage Links, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Scrambled Eggs, Milk, Orange Juice, and Coffee. All You Can Eat!!!! Tickets: $6, Children under 3 yrs free. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Union United Methodist Church 1101 State St. Quincy, IL 62301.

Illinois Concealed Carry Class

This class completes the final 8 hours of 16 required to apply for an Illinois permit. You will learn about the laws. Please contact WISE Firearm Training by emailing Jason@wisefirearmtraining.com or call 217-242-1240 to register or get more information. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Eagles Club 3737 North 5th St Quincy, IL.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

This is LaGrange Fire Dept.'s fund raising event. Come and join the Easter Bunny for some pancakes, waffles and bacon. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Lions Building 216 South Main LaGrange, MO.

Pancake and Bacon Breakfast-Relay for Life

Quincy Medical Group's Relay for Life "Dream Team" will be serving Pancakes and Bacon and Coffee and Juice at Applebee's from 8am-10am. Tickets can be purchased at the Door for $5 or at the Cancer Center at Blessing Hospital at the Medical Oncology Department reception desk. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Applebee's Restaurant 3827 Broadway Quincy, IL.

Partnering for a Better Community 5K Run/Walk

5th annual 5K Run/Walk for United Way of Adams County Sponsored by: Phibro Animal Health Corp./Blessing Health System Registration 7am / 8am race start Pre-registration packet pick-up 3/27/15 – 5-7pm Pre-Registration $50 Family Rate (3 or more) $25 Adults (ages 18+) $20 Kids (ages 5-17) Register online at www.active.com or www.unitedwayadamsco.org For further details contact: Suzanne Ellerbrock- Blessing (217) 223-8400 ext.7201 Angie Norris- Phibro (217) 592-1369 Jennie Cameron- Phibro (217) 592-1352. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Quincy Mall / Upper Moorman race route.

Spring Bazaar

We will have baked items, candy, crafts, furniture, movies, clothing and lots of miscellaneous items. Lunch will be served. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Church of the Holy Spirit 1600 Locust Street Quincy, IL.

Tri-State Severe Weather and Prepardness Conference

The Tri-State Severe Weather and Preparedness Conference will provide a training opportunity that will give participants the opportunity to expand their weather related training beyond the Basic Storm Spotters Couse that is offered by the National Weather Service. There will also be opportunities to learn what the Weather Service is doing not only during but leading up to a severe weather event to provide a better forecast and more accurate warnings to the public. This event will also provide an opportunity to network with counties to learn what they are doing with their storm spotter and weather preparedness programs and also have the chance to meet weather professionals from around the Tri-State area and beyond. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center 405 Vermont St. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.co.adams.il.us.

LCA Spring Vendor Blender

We have over 30 vendors and a huge bake sale! FREE to enter and shop, so come out and find some great spring bargains! Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. St. Brigid Church Hall 706 N Main St. Liberty, IL 62347.

Ladies Spring Celebration

Ladies Spring Celebration March 28th 10am - 2pm Tickets $7 For more info, call 573-215-2274. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Park United Methodist Church 108 North Oak Street Lewistown MO 63452.

Peek at Spring Story Time and Craft

Join us as we welcome the beginning of spring at this story time all about warmer weather, blue skies and flowers. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Drop-In Crafts

No reservations are needed...please have a seat in the craft area and everything you need to create a small paper craft will be provided. Location: Children's Department. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Quincy Blind Center

A low vision support group for Quincy. Transportation and a meal provided. Contact Patricia 217-779-3821 for more info. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. St. James Lutheran Church 900 S. 17th St Quincy.

First Christian Church Sanctuary Open House

All are invited to our Open House March 28, 2015 from 1-3pm. A special ceremony will be held at 2pm. Refreshments will be served. Please join us for this joyous occasion. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 120 N. McArthur Macomb, IL 61455.

Mike Toomey Cancer Benefit

Door prizes, live and silent auctions, gun raffles, plus food and live music! Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Eagle's Club 3737 North 5th Quincy, IL.

Concert and Chamber Concert

The Concert and Chamber Choirs then share the stage, summoning the avant garde as they contrast a new work with tuned water glasses and Tibetan singing bowls by Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds with such classics as Renaissance composer Tomas Victoria’s haunting “Lamentations of Jeremiah.” This concert is under the direction of Dr. Elliot Jones. Free and open to the public. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM. Alexander Campbell Auditorium, Performing Arts Center, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.

Senior Recital: Emily Freier

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 PM. Connie Niemann Center for Music 18th & Seminary Road Quincy, IL.

Daddy Daughter Dance

Cost $10.00 each include a meal, craft, photo keepsake, take home treat and dance. Each girl must be accompanied by dad, grandfather, uncle, caregiver over the age 18. Contact Monalisa for tickets of more info at mgraves6@comcast.net. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. LaHarpe Community Club House 702 W Main LaHarpe, IL.

Eolia Community Fire District Annual Dinner Auction

Advance tickets $8.00 At door $10.00 Children 6-12 $5.00 5 and under free Pulled Pork Dinner with mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, coleslaw, and rolls. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Clopton High School 28176 Hwy. WW Clarksville, MO.

Newark Fire Dept. Soup & Sandwich Supper

Ham & Beans, Chili, Chicken Noodle, & Potato Soups, Sandwiches and Treats. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Newark Town Hall Newark, MO.

Taco Supper & Trivia Night

The Fort Madison High School Music Department will hold their annual Taco & Enchilada Supper and Trivia Night Fundraiser on Saturday, March 28, 2015, beginning at 5 p.m. Delicious homemade tacos, enchiladas, desserts, and beverages will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the high school Multi-Purpose Room. Dine in or carryout will be available. Advanced orders are welcome and can be placed by calling (319) 470-3204. The dinner will be followed by Trivia Night, an event that receives rave reviews every year. 8-person teams will compete for the title of Trivia Night Champions from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Entry fee is $80 per team. Tickets can be purchased from any Music Booster member or student. Many volunteers come together each year with donations of time and money to produce this high-quality family fun night with all proceeds directly benefitting the Music Department. We invite you to come for the tacos and stay for the fun! Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Fort Madison High School 2001 Avenue B Fort Madison, IA.

Great River Quail Forever 10th Annual Banquet

Saturday, March 28, 2015 10th Annual Great River Quail Forever #3021 Banquet To be held at Sullivan Auctioneers, Hwy 136 East, Hamilton, IL Doors open at 5:30. Seating is limited. Join us for dinner, games, raffles including 10 guns, silent & live auctions and more. Many new and unique items to celebrate our 10th year. $40 for members; $10 for spouses and children 17 and under. Check out our website: www.greatriverquailforever3021.com for items available at our banquet. 100:% of the proceeds stay within our chapter. Money raised is used for local youth events, sponsorships, habitat restoration and creation. Call: Walt Baker at 319-795-0495 for tickets. Or email: grqf3021@gmail.com. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sullivan Auctioneers Hwy 136 East Hamilton, IL.

St. Dominic School Trivia Night

Come join us for a fun night of trivia! The trivia will be 10 rounds with questions from 10 different categories in each round. Tables are $125 for up to 10 people. Teams are encouraged to bring their own snacks and drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). You may start arriving at 6:00 pm. We will have 50-50 and a Silent Auction during the evening. Funds raised will go to the St. Dominic PTO to fund school needs, programs, and activities. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. St. Dominic School 4100 Columbus Road Quincy, IL.

Windmill Follies (Odd Couple - Female Version)

March 14, 20, 21, 27, 28. 2015. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. play begins at 7 p.m. Reservations required. Call 217-696-2467. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:30 PM. Golden Windmill Hall 902 Prairie Mills Rd Golden, Illinois.

Kin Folks

Great Country Music Group Pike County Senior Citizens Center, Pittsfield IL - Behind Library. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Senior Citizens Center 220 West Adams Pittsfield, IL.

QND Spring Show, #LIFE

QND SPRING SHOW: The QND music department will present their annual Spring Show, #LIFE, Thursday, March 26 - Saturday March 28 in the Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium at John Wood Community College. All performances are at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now! $12 - adults in advance, $15 at the door. Student tickets are $5. For tickets, contact Roberta Hutson at rahutson@comcast.net or 617-6654. Tickets are also available for purchase at both Quincy County Market locations and will be sold at Quincy Notre Dame during school lunch periods, 11:05-12:35 p.m. the week of the show, March 23 - 28. Preview performance Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m. All seats are $5 at the door. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium John Wood Community College 48th & Harrison Quincy, IL.

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress- Theatre Production

Throwing off seriousness entirely, Alan Ball’s “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” is an irreverent comedy that follows five Southern bridesmaids who are doing everything possible to avoid a wedding reception. Bad decisions and sharp comments reveal secrets; yet friendships bloom even as bouquets droop. Directed by Assistant Professor Ron Zank. Seating is reserved. Call 573-288-6346 to reserve a seat. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 PM. Mabee Black Box Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Mo.

MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT

March 19-22 & 27-29 Sponsored by Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, WGEM & Quincy Herald-Whig Season Sponsored by Shottenkirk Toyota Tickets: $20 | RSVP: 217-222-3209 or 1qct.org Shows: 7:30 pm Thurs-Sat; 2:00 pm Sun. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 PM. Quincy Community Theatre 300 Civic Center Plaza, Ste. 118 Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.1qct.org.

Triple Oaks Club Spring Breakfast

The Triple Oaks Club Spring Breakfast will be served buffett style on Sunday, March 29th from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Adults $8.00, Kids 10 & Under $3.50. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Triple Oaks Club 3707 Bonansinga Drive Quincy, IL.

Drop-In Crafts

No reservations are needed...please have a seat in the craft area and everything you need to create a small paper craft will be provided. Location: Children's Department. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

This is a free community event open to children ages 2-11, sponsored by Culver-Stockton's Greek Life Community. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Culver-Stockton College Ayer's Field, 1 Tree Hill Canton, Mo.

MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT

March 19-22 & 27-29 Sponsored by Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, WGEM & Quincy Herald-Whig Season Sponsored by Shottenkirk Toyota Tickets: $20 | RSVP: 217-222-3209 or 1qct.org Shows: 7:30 pm Thurs-Sat; 2:00 pm Sun. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:00 PM. Quincy Community Theatre 300 Civic Center Plaza, Ste. 118 Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.1qct.org.

Sunday Music Series - Robert March, pianist and friends

The public is invited to this FREE concert of a variety of performers from the area with Robert March as their accompanist and he playing some solo piano literature. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Unitarian Church 6th and Hampshire Quincy, IL.

Hancock County Annual Lincoln Day Dinner

Sponsored by Hancock County Republican Central Committee. Social at 4:30 p.m. Dinner at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Hotel Nauvoo 1290 Muulholland Nauvoo, IL 62354.

Quincy Area Youth Chorus Spring Concert

The Concert Choir and the Kinderchor perform secular and sacred music. Admission is free, donations encouraged. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 6:00 PM. Trinity Church 24th & Cherry Lane Quincy, IL.

The Chosen Ones Free Concert

Gospel music artists "The Chosen Ones" will be appearing on Sunday, March 29th at 6:30 p.m. The free concert will be held at Webster Community Church in Carthage, IL. For more information, please call 217-654-2231. Make plans to attend this exciting event and experience The Chosen Ones in concert. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 6:30 PM. Webster Community Church 2631 E. County Rd 1850 Carthage, IL.

Oldies - Dancing Lady

Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Rocky Point Club Monday Cookout

Brats, Cheeseburgers and fries $3.00, Tenderloins and fries $4.00. Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Grow For It Entrepreneurship Meeting

Grow Rushville will be hosting the second community-wide Grow For It meeting on Monday, March 30, at 5:30pm at the Wright Conference Center next to State Farm. Grow For It is an assessment program designed to support and promote entrepreneurship in Rushville. Its aim is to make Rushville a place where more entrepreneurs will want to start new businesses — new businesses that will provide jobs and an even more attractive place for our children and grandchildren to call home. During March, five “Discovery” teams made up of local business people and concerned citizens have been taking a close look at what works well and what might work better when it comes to entrepreneurship in our town. Come out and hear what we've discovered about Rushville and help us plan a path forward. We can make this a place where our children will want to raise their children. It begins by taking a close look at what we’re doing right and what we can do better. Join us! Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Wright Conference Center on Hwy 67 next to State Farm in Rushville, IL. For more info visit www.rushvilleil.com.

Oldies - Dancing Lady

Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Very Ready Readers

Join us at this story time that is geared for children birth-24 months as we explore the 7 easy ways to help your child grow! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although Very Ready Readers story times are designed for children birth-24 months, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

First Steps Story Time and Craft

First Steps Story Time and Craft familiarizes toddlers, ages 16 months to 36 months, with library resources by using music, songs, crafts and lots of one-on-one attention. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although First Steps story times are designed for toddlers, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Bookies book discussion -- "Selected Poems & Essays of Robert Frost"

Dr. Deirdre Fagan will lead a discussion of Robert Frost's works. Location: Small Conference Room Other Information: The Bookies meet on the first Wednesday of every month at 1:30 PM. Book selections are made 3-6 months in advance. Anyone interested in the book discussions are welcome to attend! Contact: Katie Kraushaar Contact Number: 223-1309 x502. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Wii Wednesdays

Get your Wii on at the Quincy Public Library afternoon gaming program. Teens are invited to come and duke it out for the title of Wii bowler, tennis pro, dance queen and other Wii accolades. Every Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Wii cart will be set up in the Puppet Theatre. After a hectic day at school, teens can take some time out to relax, gather with friends, share a snack play games or do their homework or beat their BFF at Super Mario 2, Kirby or Just Dance 2,3 or 4. Teens can also enjoy a D & D game, Minecraft or do a craft at our craft table. So tap into your inner star and grab your controllers as you get down to the library for some gaming fun! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Deborah Riddell Contact Number: 223-1309. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Computer Tutor

Have a computer question? Want to learn more about Microsoft Office? Setting up an email account? Facebook? Windows 8? Make an appointment with our knowledgeable staff. Location: North Study Room Contact: Bobbi Mock Contact Number: 217-223-1309 ext 502. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

DivorceCare Seminars

DivorceCare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing divorce and separation, will be held on Wednesday evenings at First Christian Church, beginning January 7, 2015. The cost is $25 and scholarships are available. DivorceCare features nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Facing My Anger," "Facing My Loneliness," "New Relationships," "KidCare" and "Forgiveness." Meetings will be held in the library of First Christian Church in Keokuk from 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Child care is available. Rev. David Turner will lead the group. For more information, please call Rev. Turner at 319-524-5266. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM. First Christian Church 3476 Main Street Keokuk, IA.

Card Class-Beginners Bridge

Cost $20 for members, $25 for non-members Class is limited. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Women's City Club 1550 Maine St. Quincy, IL.

Sleepy Time Story Time: Fluffy, Fuzzy Friends

Bunnies and birdies and chicks, oh my! No fooling, tonight's story time is full of all things soft and cuddly! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Citizens Community & Seniors Day

A community event to provide health services and information to the public free of charge. Services for this month include: Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, Pulse Oximetry and Hand Wax Therapy. A representative from AARP Smart Driver course will be on hand to answer questions and take reservations for the smart driver course offered in May at Citizens Bank downtown location. Vendors provide services and information at no cost to anyone wishing to participate. For more information please call Citizens Bank at 309/833-4551. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Citizens Bank 127 S Side Sq Macomb, IL 61455.

Spring Peeps Story Time and Craft

Join us at this story time all about those fluffy yellow ducks and chicks! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

No School Activity: Styrofoam Cup Bunny

This silly shelf sitter that is easy to make will add a touch of whimsy to your Easter decorating. Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

"Spring Fling"

To promote the importance of play with young children, Transitions invites parents and their young children (toddlers to age 6) to play a bag toss game! Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Quincy Mall - fountain court.

Do Journal at Your Library - About Me Zentangle

Join us every 1st Thursday of the month, during our winter hours, to create your own "art journal" using a variety of artistic methods that will transform an old book into your very own work of art! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: This program is free and open to children who are in grades 4th-6th, but space is limited at all library programs so sign up now by calling 223-1309 ext. 501 or online at quincylibrary.org. Contact: Natascha Will. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Autism Walk

National World Autism Day Come walk and show your support. Contact Bryan Main at Ext. 3365. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1025 Maine Quincy, IL.

Autism Walk

Autism Walk at 6pm. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM. QMG 1025 Maine Quincy, IL.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) & MOMSnext (Mothers of School Aged Kids)

Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings of the month September through May. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Luther Memorial Church 1210 Jersey Street Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

West Hancock Lady Titan 4 on 4 Basketball

The first of its kind: a 4 on 4 full court basketball tournament. Age divisions: 5th - 6th grade boys and girls and 7th - 8th grade boys and girls. Limited to 8 teams in each division. For more info, please call the Warsaw High School at 217-256-4281 or check out their website for more the registration form. Friday, April 3, 2015. Warsaw High School 340 S 11th St Warsaw, IL.

Cookie Walk & Bake Sale

Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. St. Martha's Catholic Church Wayland, MO.

Bunny Sock Hop

Hippity hop on down to the Quincy Public Library for the Bunny Sock Hop! Giggle, wiggle and hop along to spring-themed music, books and games. Then follow everybunny's favorite rabbit as he leads you on an exciting egg hunt! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, however, reservations are requested. To register, please call 223-1309 ext. 501 or go online to quincylibrary.org. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Bunny Sock Hop

Hippity hop on down to the Quincy Public Library for the Bunny Sock Hop! Giggle, wiggle and hop along to spring-themed music, books and games. Then follow everybunny's favorite rabbit as he leads you on an exciting egg hunt! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, however, reservations are requested. To register, please call 223-1309 ext. 501 or go online to quincylibrary.org. Friday, April 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

The Annual City Wide Stations of the Cross

Rain or Shine Dress for the occasion. Bring umbrellas. Friday, April 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. St. Boniface Catholic Church 7th and Maine Street Quincy, IL. For more info visit brotheredofm.com.

VFW FISH FRY

Menu includes Catfish Fillet, VFW Spuds, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Cornbread, Drinks and Dessert. Children $5.00 Adults $9.00 Carry Outs Available. Friday, April 3, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. VFW Post 11041 316 South Main Palmyra, Mo.

La Grange Lions Fish Fry

All you can eat Walleye, Potato Salad, Lettuce Salad, Applesauce, Bread & Butter and Drink. Adults $9.00, Children $4.00. Friday, April 3, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. La Grange Lions Club 216 S. Main St. LaGrange, MO 63448.

Rocky Point Club Friday Dinner

Buffalo, Catfish, Catfish Filet, Shrimp, 1/4 dk/wh chicken, tenderloin and 2 sides. $7.00. Friday, April 3, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

The Crossing Easter Egg Hunt

The Crossing Kids Quincy Easter Egg Hunt is for 3 years old - 6th grade and will be taking place on Friday, April 3rd at Flinn Stadium. Gates will open to the general public at 5:30pm with the hunt beginning at 6:00pm. VIP tickets will be made available starting March 21st during any Crossing Service at the 48th St. Campus. VIP tickets lets you in the stadium at 5:00pm and there will also be a special prize giveaway raffle for all ticket holders. A ticket is not required for this event. An additional Easter Service at the Crossing will immediately follow the hunt at 7:00pm. This event partners with QHS football and other local Quincy businesses. The Easter Egg Hunt is FREE to the community. Over 1900 kids participated in last year's hunt and this year we are expecting even more. We hope to see you and your family on April 3rd. Any questions? Email koryh@thecrossing.net. Friday, April 3, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Flinn Stadium 4400 Maine St Quincy, IL. For more info visit thecrossing.net.

Community Cancer Crush

100% of proceeds benefit Blessing cancer patients themselves! Last year fifty-thousand dollars was untimately raised for local cancer patients right here in our community from our Cancer Crush event! Visit our website for further information! Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – Saturday, April 4, 2015, 12:00 AM. The Ambiance 5225 Kochs Ln. Quincy, IL 62305. For more info visit www.cancercrush.org.

Easter Egg Hunt

Come join us for our annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Over 10,000 candy filled eggs for the kiddos up to age 11 to find! Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Crossview Fellowship 1807 High St Keokuk, IA.

Events for Children with Disabilites 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

To get to the hunt, go past the public swimming pool and the hunt is on top of the the hill. Any questions, please call 319-795-6429. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Wildcat Springs Park Hamilton, IL.

'Cafe' Society' with Chocolate & Dixieland

Schuyler Arts Council is pleased to present 'Cafe'Society' with Chocolate & Dixieland on Saturday, April 4th at Kurf's Cafe' on the northwest corner of Rushville's historic square. For one night only, Kurf's Cafe' becomes Rushville's newest spot for some great Dixieland music. Hot Music, Sweet Treats, & a Cool Time! Our Chocolate & Dixieland event promises an evening of delicious chocolate treats and some sweet Dixieland music - what a combination! The music by the Mason Dixies will offer traditional Dixieland music from the 1920's, 1930's and 1940's, with songs from Louie Armstrong, Fats Waller and Jelly Roll Morton. The instrumentation includes trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet on the front line, with banjo, bass, and drums in the rhythm second line. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, call 217-322-3708. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Kurf's Cafe' NW Corner of Town Square Rushville, IL.

Blue Grass Music Show

The Pike County Senior Center in Pittsfield, IL presents a monthly Bluegrass Show as a service to the community. It is for all ages. Food and concessions are available. It starts at 6:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Several bands are featured on each show. There is comfortable seating for around 200 people. No charge...free will donations accepted. For more information, call the Center at 217-285-4969. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Pike County Senior Center 220 W. Adams Street Pittsfield, IL.

Crossroad Country Opry

The Loraine Lions Club proudly sponsors the Crossroad Country Opry on the first Saturday of the month from September 2014 thru May 2015 at Unity High School in Mendon. Show time is 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 in advance, $8.00 at the door. For more information, call Lion Johnny Anderson at 217-242-0972. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:00 PM. Unity High School 453 W Collins St Mendon, IL.

Tai Chi for Adults

This shorter session is a great way to try out Tai Chi. Tai Chi is gentle, slow, fluid movement designed for health. Similar to waling in exertion, it reduces reduces stress, lubricates the joints, improves cardiovascular health, aids concentration and memory. Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Salvation Army Kroc Center 405 Vermont St Quincy, IL.

Foreign Film: Griff the Invisible (Australia)

Griff, office worker by day, superhero by night, has his world turned upside down when he meets Melody, a beautiful young scientist who shares his passion for the impossible. Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Read to Cats @ Quincy Humane Society

Call to reserve a spot to visit our furry friends at the Quincy Humane Society! Spaces are limited, so reservations are required. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 x224. Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Quincy Humane Society 1701 North 36th Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Rocky Point Club Monday Cookout

Brats, Cheeseburgers and fries $3.00, Tenderloins and fries $4.00. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Foreign Film: Griff the Invisible (Australia)

Griff, office worker by day, superhero by night, has his world turned upside down when he meets Melody, a beautiful young scientist who shares his passion for the impossible. Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Little Red Riding Hood Marionette Puppet Show

Little Red Riding Hood sets off to her grandmother's house but meets a mysterious stranger in the woods. Join us at this puppet show to see what happens! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Very Ready Readers

Join us at this story time that is geared for children birth-24 months as we explore the 7 easy ways to help your child grow! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although Very Ready Readers story times are designed for children birth-24 months, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Little Red Riding Hood Marionette Puppet Show

Little Red Riding Hood sets off to her grandmother's house but meets a mysterious stranger in the woods. Join us at this puppet show to see what happens! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner

This is a fundraiser for KPLAY, an organization raising money for handicapped playground equipment for Keokuk's parks. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Meyers Courtyard 629 Blondeau Street Keokuk, Iowa.

Disability Culture Day

The campus community is invited to participate in an interactive program to learn more about the importance of design and disability culture. Through interactive educational activities, participants will gain an appreciation for the importance of design to fostering inclusive spaces. The hope of the event is that participants will reflect on and put into action what they learn. What: Interactive educational program on Disability Culture Who: WIU Disability Resource Center When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Where: Lincoln Room of WIU Student Union Why: The goal of this event is to illustrate the importance of the design of a space or activity, and to highlight its connection to inclusiveness on campus. Sponsors: WIU Disability Resource Center, Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration, Students for Disability Awareness, Student Therapeutic Recreation Society Often, we talk about disability awareness, and while it is necessary to bring awareness to populations tha… Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. WIU Student Union 1 University Circle Macomb, IL.

Vatterott College Career Fair

Vatterott College Community Job Fair will be held Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 10 - 2 p.m. at the Quincy Mall and at Vatterott College from 5 - 7 p.m. Contact Katie Helsabeck at 217-224-0600 or katie.helsabeck@vatterott.edu for more information! Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Quincy Mall, 3347 Broadway Quincy, IL.

Unshelved book discussion -- "Last Man in Tower"

Discussion of "Last Man in Tower" by Aravind Adiga. Location: Small Conference Room Other Information: Unshelved meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 1:00 PM. Book selections are made 3-6 months in advance. Anyone interested in the book discussions are welcome to attend! Contact: Kathryn Martin Contact Number: 223-1309 x221. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Wii Wednesdays

Get your Wii on at the Quincy Public Library afternoon gaming program. Teens are invited to come and duke it out for the title of Wii bowler, tennis pro, dance queen and other Wii accolades. Every Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Wii cart will be set up in the Puppet Theatre. After a hectic day at school, teens can take some time out to relax, gather with friends, share a snack play games or do their homework or beat their BFF at Super Mario 2, Kirby or Just Dance 2,3 or 4. Teens can also enjoy a D & D game, Minecraft or do a craft at our craft table. So tap into your inner star and grab your controllers as you get down to the library for some gaming fun! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Deborah Riddell Contact Number: 223-1309. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Computer Tutor

Have a computer question? Want to learn more about Microsoft Office? Setting up an email account? Facebook? Windows 8? Make an appointment with our knowledgeable staff. Location: North Study Room Contact: Bobbi Mock Contact Number: 217-223-1309 ext 502. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Teen Book Discussion Group

The Teen Book Discussion Group meets immediately following the Teen Advisory Board meeting. If you are interested in joining a Teen Book Discussion group, please join us. This group is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served at both meetings. Become a book lover today! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Deborah Riddell Contact Number: 223-1309, ext. 223. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Vatterott College Career Fair

Vatterott College Community Job Fair will be held Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 10 - 2 p.m. at the Quincy Mall and at Vatterott College from 5 - 7 p.m. Contact Katie Helsabeck at 217-224-0600 or katie.helsabeck@vatterott.edu for more information! Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Vatterott College 3609 N Marx Dr Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.vatterott.edu.

Card Class-Beginners Bridge

Cost $20 for members, $25 for non-members Class is limited. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Women's City Club 1550 Maine St. Quincy, IL.

Crafty Kids Monster Trash Bag

This is an awesome craft! Just the thing to keep your desk clutter free, this guy is always hungry for scraps and trash! Location: Children's Department Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Carthage Elementary Developmental Pre-School Screenings and Kindergarten Round Up April 9th

Carthage Elementary School District # 317 will be offering Developmental Screenings for 3, 4 and 5 year old children on Thursday, April 9th from 8:00-5:30. Kindergarten Round-Up is for children, ages 5 on/or before September 1, 2015, who will be attending Kindergarten this fall. Thursday, April 9, 2015. Trinity Lutheran Church 709 Main Street Carthage, IL 62321.

Little Red Riding Hood Marionette Puppet Show

Little Red Riding Hood sets off to her grandmother's house but meets a mysterious stranger in the woods. Join us at this puppet show to see what happens! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Mark Twain Area Career Expo & Veterans Resource Fair

Sponsored by Missouri Career Center & Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce. Employers representing wide variety of employment opportunities scheduled to be there. Applicants come prepared to meet with employers & possibly interview or complete applications. For the Military Veterans, several tables of resource information available. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. National Guard Armory 561 Hwy 61 South Hannibal, MO 63401.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale, April 9 – Noon to 7:30 p.m. (Thursday) April 10 – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Friday) April 11 – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturday) Most books 50 cents per inch. Coffee table books, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and books on tape are  priced individually. Books are half price On Saturday!!!! Thursday, April 9, 2015, 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL.

Macomb District 185 Early Childhood Screening

The screening is for children ages 3-4 for enrollment Fall of 2015.The screening will assess general development, speech language, motor skills, vision, and hearing. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Mac Arthur Early Childhood Center 235 W. Grant Macomb, IL.

Do Explore Science at Your Library

Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month, during our winter hours, for hands on science. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: This program is free and open to children who are in grades 4th-6th, but space is limited at all library programs so sign up now by calling 223-1309 ext. 501 or online at quincylibrary.org. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Honors Art Show

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mabee Art Gallery Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO.

2015 New Faces - Remember the Magic

Join the talented students of Quincy Senior High School as they mark the 60th Anniversary of "New Faces" Quincy High Schools annual variety show! TIckets go on sale for "New Faces ~ Remember the Magic" on Wednesday, March 25th. Reserve your tickets by calling 217-224-3774. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. QHS Theater 3322 Maine Street Quincy IL 62301.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale, April 9 – Noon to 7:30 p.m. (Thursday) April 10 – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Friday) April 11 – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturday) Most books 50 cents per inch. Coffee table books, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and books on tape are  priced individually. Books are half price On Saturday!!!! Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL.

Little Red Riding Hood Marionette Puppet Show

Little Red Riding Hood sets off to her grandmother's house but meets a mysterious stranger in the woods. Join us at this puppet show to see what happens! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Socrates Cafe

In April, Socrates Cafe will discuss technology and social media. Socrates Cafe meetings are gatherings where people from different backgrounds exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing; the idea that we learn more when we question and question with others. Location: Small Conference Room Other Information: Participants will propose and choose topics or questions for the monthly meetings and will strive to have different facilitators. Socrates Cafe should serve as a model for keen respectfulness for and sensitivity towards the views and feelings of others. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Relay For Life at Western Illinois University

Open to community members, businesses, and students. Everyone is welcome to form a team and join us on April 10th! Friday, April 10, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Union Quad, WIU campus 1 University Circle Macomb, IL.

Rocky Point Club Friday Dinner

Buffalo, Catfish, Catfish Filet, Shrimp, 1/4 dk/wh chicken, tenderloin and 2 sides. $7.00. Friday, April 10, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Trivia Night

Get your team together for Trivia Night! Faith Presbyterian Church will host Trivia Night at their Fellowship Hall on Friday, April 10th. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m. $80.00 for a table of 8. $10.00 for single players. There will be questions for both adults and children. Some categories include: Bible trivia, movie trivia, useless trivia, disney trivia and sports trivia. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place. To register your table please call Faith Presbyterian Church at 217-222-2840. Registration is due by April 8th! Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will help fund the Family Mission Trip. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:00 PM. Faith Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall 1027 S 24th Quincy, IL.

2015 New Faces - Remember the Magic

Join the talented students of Quincy Senior High School as they mark the 60th Anniversary of "New Faces" Quincy High Schools annual variety show! TIckets go on sale for "New Faces ~ Remember the Magic" on Wednesday, March 25th. Reserve your tickets by calling 217-224-3774. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. QHS Theater 3322 Maine Street Quincy IL 62301.

Chase Anderson MDA Rodeo

Come out and support our local families through MDA at the 4th Annual Chase Anderson MDA Rodeo, April 10th & 11th. Gates open at 6pm, rodeo starts at 7:30pm. Tickets will be available at various outlets, at the door and on our website. Full blown rodeo excitement put on by Outlaw Rodeo Productions with plenty of cowboys, cowgirls, bulls, clowns and more! Concession stand available, indoor arena, handicap accessible. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Rockin A Arena 5303 Hwy C Palmyra, Mo.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale, April 9 – Noon to 7:30 p.m. (Thursday) April 10 – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Friday) April 11 – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturday) Most books 50 cents per inch. Coffee table books, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and books on tape are  priced individually. Books are half price On Saturday!!!! Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL.

Human Foosball Fundraiser

One of the area’s first ‘Human Foosball’ tournaments will be held Saturday, April 11th at the Quincy Knights of Columbus grounds. The event is sponsored by Mid-America Military Salute, and all proceeds will benefit veterans and their families. “Besides being a lot of fun to play in, it’s really a blast to watch,” said Dave Ulrich, Mid-America Military Salute board member. “Human Foosball teams can consist of between 6 and 10 players, and since you are basically stationary during the game, all people, regardless of athletic ability, are pretty equally matched. It makes the event more fun, and exciting.” Spectators are welcome at the event, and food and beverages will be available. According to Ulrich, “Its a great family event, and it’s something the kids will really enjoy watching. Its a neat way to spend your Saturday afternoon.” Entry fees for the teams are $100 each, with all proceeds benefitting veterans. Team numbers are limited, so early registration is encouraged. Players must be a minimum of… Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:00 AM. Quincy Knights of Columbus 700 South 36th St. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.midamericamilitarysalute.org.

Lincoln Land Depression Era Glass & Pottery Show/sale

The 40th Annual Glass & Pottery Show and Sale will be held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in the Illinois Building on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday April 12. This show consists of glass & pottery made in the USA during and after the Great Depression years. Dealers from across many states participate in this much awaited show. This glassware consists of companies such as Heisey, Cambridge, Fostoria, Anchor Hocking, etc. and represents many factories that are now closed, but their glass lives on in our collections. If you're looking for a special piece, this is a must show to visit. A very well-known glass grinder will be on hand to smooth out any chips you might have in your favorite piece of glass. There will also be a food vendor and plenty of seating to enjoy both your food and the show. Children under 12 admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Springfield, IL. For more info visit www.lincolnlandglassclub.com.

Pike County Crazy 8 5K

It’s an event that may leave you a bit dizzy. The first annual Pike County Crazy 8 5K Run/Walk will loop through Pittsfield’s streets and past many historical landmarks. All proceeds from the event will be reinvested into health and wellness initiatives in Pike County. “Quincy Medical Group’s motto is ‘Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow’ so we thought what better way to raise much needed funds for programs in our community then through an event like this,” said Brandi Ruzich, physical therapist and race organizer. “This event not only encourages healthy activity but will also benefit programs that do the same.” The start and finish line will be located at the QMG Pittsfield Affiliate at 320 N. Adams Street. Check-in and registration will begin at 8:30am and the event will begin at 9:30am. Registration is open and available online at www.quincymedgroup.com or forms are available at the affiliate. The early registration fee is $20 for an individual and $55 for a family (up to 4). Late registrations turne… Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9:30 AM. 320 N. Adams St. Pittsfield, IL. For more info visit raceroster.com.

Little Red Riding Hood Marionette Puppet Show

Little Red Riding Hood sets off to her grandmother's house but meets a mysterious stranger in the woods. Join us at this puppet show to see what happens! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Paint Your Own Pottery

Get creative and come paint some pottery! No reservations required! First come first serve. We change up the forms of pottery every couple months so we always have a new product. Groups of 7 or more are encouraged to schedule a private Paint Your Own Pottery Party. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Quincy Art Center Studio 1515 Jersey St. Quincy IL, 62301. For more info visit www.quincyartcenter.org.

Drop-In Crafts

No reservations are needed...please have a seat in the craft area and everything you need to create a small paper craft will be provided. Location: Children's Department. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Martha K. Major Federated Club's Annual Rainbow Tea

On Saturday, April 11th, the pubic is invited to wear your favorite hat to the Martha K. Major Federated Club's Annual Rainbow Tea at the Redmon & Lee Youth Center from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Redmon & Lee Youth Center 815 Elm Quincy, IL.

Warsaw Riverfront Fishfry

At the Annual Fish Fry, fish and maidrite sandwiches will be served. All proceeds will go to the Warsaw Riverfront Park. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bott Community Center, 705 Lafayette Street, Warsaw, IL 62379.

Unity/Payson Football Dinner & Auction

April 11th at Turner Hall Live Band “Vertigo” plays at 8pm. $15 plate Pork Chops, Potatoes, Green Beans & Homemade Desserts Doors open at 5pm. Serving dinner at 5pm to 7pm. Auction starts at 7pm. Shotgun Raffle CZ-USA 103D Canvasback Shotgun (Retail value: $850) OR $500 Cash Winner must be 18 years old, hold a valid FOID card, and submit to a background check. Limited Tickets Sold. Drawing held April 11th @ Turner Hall. You do not need to be present to win. Silent and Live Auction Items 4 - Walt Disney World Park Hopper passes valued at $536 2 sets of St. Louis Cardinal Tickets Jewelry Quincy Community Theater Tickets Family Pass to Museum of Science and Industry Unity Mustang apparel and many more items.... Tickets can be purchased from a Unity/Payson Football Player/Coach Meal Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 5:00 PM – Sunday, April 12, 2015, 12:00 AM. Turner Hall 926 Hampshire St Quincy, IL.

Movie Trivia Night

Reservations due by April 1st. For reservations and information email friendof76@aol.com. Popcorn and soda provided. May bring own refreshments. Must be 21 to participate. Cost $100 per table of 10 or less. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. St. Dominic School 4100 Columbus Rd Quincy, IL.

2015 New Faces - Remember the Magic

Join the talented students of Quincy Senior High School as they mark the 60th Anniversary of "New Faces" Quincy High Schools annual variety show! TIckets go on sale for "New Faces ~ Remember the Magic" on Wednesday, March 25th. Reserve your tickets by calling 217-224-3774. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. QHS Theater 3322 Maine Street Quincy IL 62301.

Chase Anderson MDA Rodeo

Come out and support our local families through MDA at the 4th Annual Chase Anderson MDA Rodeo, April 10th & 11th. Gates open at 6pm, rodeo starts at 7:30pm. Tickets will be available at various outlets, at the door and on our website. Full blown rodeo excitement put on by Outlaw Rodeo Productions with plenty of cowboys, cowgirls, bulls, clowns and more! Concession stand available, indoor arena, handicap accessible. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Rockin A Arena 5303 Hwy C Palmyra, Mo.

Rocky Point Club Breakfast

All you can eat breakfast only $5.00! Menu includes: Sausage, Eggs, Potatoes, Pancakes and Biscuts/Gravy Coffee, Juice, and Milk There will also be a Bake Sale. All proceeds go toward children's yearly parties. Everyone is welcome! Sunday, April 12, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Rocky Point Club 3603 Bonansinga Drive Quincy, IL.

Lincoln Land Depression Era Glass & Pottery Show/sale

The 40th Annual Glass & Pottery Show and Sale will be held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in the Illinois Building on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday April 12. This show consists of glass & pottery made in the USA during and after the Great Depression years. Dealers from across many states participate in this much awaited show. This glassware consists of companies such as Heisey, Cambridge, Fostoria, Anchor Hocking, etc. and represents many factories that are now closed, but their glass lives on in our collections. If you're looking for a special piece, this is a must show to visit. A very well-known glass grinder will be on hand to smooth out any chips you might have in your favorite piece of glass. There will also be a food vendor and plenty of seating to enjoy both your food and the show. Children under 12 admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Springfield, IL. For more info visit www.lincolnlandglassclub.com.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Sheby Co

Fundraiser for indviduals who have Cancer, serous illness or have lost their home to a fire. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Father Buhman Center 103 S 4th St Shelbina, Mo.

Drop-In Crafts

No reservations are needed...please have a seat in the craft area and everything you need to create a small paper craft will be provided. Location: Children's Department. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

2015 New Faces - Remember the Magic

Join the talented students of Quincy Senior High School as they mark the 60th Anniversary of "New Faces" Quincy High Schools annual variety show! TIckets go on sale for "New Faces ~ Remember the Magic" on Wednesday, March 25th. Reserve your tickets by calling 217-224-3774. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. QHS Theater 3322 Maine Street Quincy, IL 62301.

QU to Host Classical & Jazz Guitar Ensemble Concert

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7:30 PM. Quincy University MacHugh Theatre (lower level of Francis Hall) 1800 College Ave.

Wind Ensemble Concert

On Wednesday, April 8, regional high school students and their directors will come to campus to participate in a Conducting & Brass Symposium with Major Michelle A. Rakers, senior assistant director of “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band and C-SC Director of Bands Dr. Trent Hollinger. Regional professionals in trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba also offer students counsel and critique in sessions designed by Dr. Tom Polett, C-SC director of Jazz Studies. Honors Brass Choirs, composed of the Symposium participants, perform at 3:30 p.m. with the guest artists. Later that evening at 7 p.m. the C-SC Wind Ensemble performs under the direction of Major Rakers and Dr. Hollinger. A special finale for that year-end concert features C-SC senior Derek Boren, winner of the 2014-15 Concerto-Aria Competition, playing the first movement of Paul Creston’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Band. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Performing Arts Center (PAC) Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO.

Indie Film: The Usual Suspects (1995)

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Rocky Point Club Monday Cookout

Brats, Cheeseburgers and fries $3.00, Tenderloins and fries $4.00. Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Indie Film: The Usual Suspects (1995)

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Quincy Writers' Guild Meeting

The Quincy Writers' Guild meetings are open to everyone interested in writing. We're writing better together right here in Quincy. Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month through May 2015. Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Quincy Public Library Meeting Room across from checkout desk. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Annual Pops Concert

On Monday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. C-SC’s largest band and choir join the Jazz Ensemble for an evening of music to delight young and old in the traditional Pops Concert. The Collegiate Choir will perform gospel music and spirituals, including Moses Hogan’s rousing arrangement of Elijah Rock. Then, the Symphonic Band explores excellent music from stage, film, and even video games, including the Candide Suite by Leonard Bernstein, Soaring with John Williams, and Super Mario Bros. by Koji Kondo arranged for wind band by Takashi Honshide. To round out the Pops concert, the Jazz Ensemble features solos that showcase the talents of graduating seniors. Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Performing Arts Center Culver-Stockton College Canton, MO.

Very Ready Readers

Join us at this story time that is geared for children birth-24 months as we explore the 7 easy ways to help your child grow! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although Very Ready Readers story times are designed for children birth-24 months, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

First Steps Story Time and Craft

First Steps Story Time and Craft familiarizes toddlers, ages 16 months to 36 months, with library resources by using music, songs, crafts and lots of one-on-one attention. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although First Steps story times are designed for toddlers, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Renaissance Readers book discussion -- "As You Like It"

Discussion of "As You Like It" by William Shakespeare. Location: Small Conference Room Other Information: Renaissance Readers meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 10:00 AM. Book selections are made 3-6 months in advance. Anyone interested in the book discussions are welcome to attend! Contact: Katie Kraushaar Contact Number: 223-1309 x502. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

JWCC Free Take 60 Course

John Wood Community College and Dot Foods have joined forces to provide a free lunch time course on advanced use of cell phones on April 14th.  The course is noon to 1 p.m. in the JWCC Mt. Sterling Education Center, located at 108 N. Capitol.  The one hour session is scheduled to allow residents to bring their lunch and listen to short presentations in a convenient location. Cellular 101 will be presented by Justin Garthaus of U.S. Cellular to provide tips on how to get the most out of your phone, including repair when cracked or exposed to water, best phone apps, hands-free laws, Blue Tooth and more. To register, please call 217.773.2002 or email jyingling@jwcc.edu. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. JWCC Mt. Sterling Education Center 108 N Capitol Mt. Sterling, IL.

All Over the Page book discussion -- "Garden Spells"

Discussion of "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen. Other Information: All Over the Page members meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at local restaurants. Book selections are made 3-6 months in advance. Anyone interested in the book discussions are welcome to attend! Contact: Katie Kraushaar Contact Number: 223-1309 x502. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cellar 21 121 North 4th Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Wii Wednesdays

Get your Wii on at the Quincy Public Library afternoon gaming program. Teens are invited to come and duke it out for the title of Wii bowler, tennis pro, dance queen and other Wii accolades. Every Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Wii cart will be set up in the Puppet Theatre. After a hectic day at school, teens can take some time out to relax, gather with friends, share a snack play games or do their homework or beat their BFF at Super Mario 2, Kirby or Just Dance 2,3 or 4. Teens can also enjoy a D & D game, Minecraft or do a craft at our craft table. So tap into your inner star and grab your controllers as you get down to the library for some gaming fun! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Deborah Riddell Contact Number: 223-1309. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Computer Tutor

Have a computer question? Want to learn more about Microsoft Office? Setting up an email account? Facebook? Windows 8? Make an appointment with our knowledgeable staff. Location: North Study Room Contact: Bobbi Mock Contact Number: 217-223-1309 ext 502. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Card Class-Beginners Bridge

Cost $20 for members, $25 for non-members Class is limited. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Women's City Club 1550 Maine St. Quincy, IL.

Sleepy Time Story Time: "Tree"mendous Tales

With Earth Day only a week away we take time to celebrate all of the glorious outdoors! Come in ready for fun and "leave" happy! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Dig In! Story Time and Craft

We are digging into books all about gardens, plants and flowers at this story time! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Macomb District 185 Early Childhood Screening

Early Childhood Screening for residents of Macomb School District.  Children ages birth to 3 will be screened to assess general development, speech language, motor language, motor skills, vision, and hearing.  Call  309-833-4273 for an appointment. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Mac Arthur Early Childhood Center 235 W Grant St Macomb, IL.

Cooks Night Off

Come enjoy Fried Chicken or Roast Beef and two sides plus dessert all for only $7.00. Dine in or try the fastest drive thru in town. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center 639 York Quincy, IL.

Do Paint at Your Library

Roll up your sleeves and join us every 3rd Thursday of the month, during our winter hours, to get a little messy and creative with paint. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: This program is free and open to children who are in grades 4th-6th, but space is limited at all library programs so sign up now by calling 223-1309 ext. 501 or online at quincylibrary.org. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) & MOMSnext (Mothers of School Aged Kids)

Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings of the month September through May. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Luther Memorial Church 1210 Jersey Street Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Dig In! Story Time and Craft

We are digging into books all about gardens, plants and flowers at this story time! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Friday, April 17, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Rocky Point Club Friday Dinner

Buffalo, Catfish, Catfish Filet, Shrimp, 1/4 dk/wh chicken, tenderloin and 2 sides. $7.00. Friday, April 17, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Midwest Ghost Tour

Haunted Tour of Quincy, IL Adults only! Dress according to the weather Rain or Shine Bring your umbrella, camera Limited size group 10 or less Reservations prior to event / no walk ins Cost per person: $15.00 You can pay on line. Friday, April 17, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 518 York Street (B) Quincy, IL. For more info visit brotheredofm.com.

Shine a Light on Autism Challenge

Event is April 18, 2015. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:00 AM. Hannibal, MO.

5th Annual Race for HOPE

The Story of H.O.P.E. (Hope Opening People's Eyes) is a non-profit organization, which raises awareness about suicide and self-injury. Funds raised will be used to raise awareness towards suicide & self-injury prevention. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Palmyra Flower City Park, Palmyra, MO. For more info visit runsignup.com.

Shine a Light on Autism Lighthouse Challenge

A competitive stair climb (1 hour to do as many flights as you can) starts at 8:00, with the standard climbers starting at 9:00. There will be a free Kids Carnival at the former bridge approach starting at 9:00 as well. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Tom and Huck Statue at the base of Cardiff Hill, Hannibal, MO.

Founder's Day Celebration

Five P. E. O. Chapters celebrate Founder's Day. Registration - 9:30 A.M. - brunch at 10:00. Reservations are due by April 13. Cost is $9. Reservations may be made through individual chapters. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Christ Lutheran Church 333 S. 36th Street Quincy, IL.

Bunny Hop 5k

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 1830 Broadway Hamilton, IL 62341. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Dig In! Story Time and Craft

We are digging into books all about gardens, plants and flowers at this story time! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Drop-In Crafts

No reservations are needed...please have a seat in the craft area and everything you need to create a small paper craft will be provided. Location: Children's Department. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

"Canstock 2015"

John Wood Community College’s Psychology students will host “Canstock 2015”April 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Orr Auditorium on the main campus in Quincy at 48th and Harrison. The event is sponsored by psychology students of Danelle Batterton, JWCC adjunct psychology instructor, as a class project for the spring semester.  Performances will start at 1 p.m. and feature Logan Kammerer, Liz Bentley, West of Greenwich, along with Jacob Tracy and CJ Dean, Jr.  Admittance to the event is a non-perishable item for local food pantries.  Individuals who bring more than one item will receive a raffle ticket for each additional item.  Following the concert a raffle for gift certificates to local restaurants will be held.  During the spring and fall semesters psychology students hosted a variety of events to help stock local food pantries.  Some events included a movie night, decade of fashion show and game night.  Entry fee for each event was a non-perishable food item for local food pantries. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. JWCC Orr Auditorium 48th & Harrison Quincy, IL.

"Valley of Hope" Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Madison Park Christian Church Hospitality Room 4700 Broadway Quincy, IL.

That's Entertainment! Teen Talent Show

Teens! Do you love to sing, dance or play guitar? Do you have an incredible talent you would like to share with others, like a comedy routine, a character sketch, a dramatic reading or a magic show? Well, the Quincy Public Library is looking for a few good teens to take their talents to the next level. Teens are invited to participate in a local teen talent contest on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Library’s Large Meeting Room. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place and refreshments will be served. Bring your friends and join us for an afternoon of stunning performances that are sure to impress and entertain! Location: Large Meeting Room Contact: Deborah Riddell Contact Number: 223-1309. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Pasta Dinner/Tour of Italy

Wayland United Methodist Church will host their Pasta Dinner/Tour of Italy on Satuday, April 18th from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The menu includes Lasagna, Spaghetti, Chicken Alfredo, Assorted Salads, Assorted Breads, Assorted Pies and Cheesecakes. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship! Saturday, April 18, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Wayland United Methodist Church 105 Hagerman St Wayland, MO.

15th Annual Spring Fling Dinner/Auction

The Flower Children Relay For Life Team is hosting its 15th Annual Spring Fling Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the American Legion Building in Palmyra, MO. The fun-filled evening includes a social hour at 5:00, dinner at 6:00, and live auction at 7:15, along with a silent auction and other raffles. The meal is being catered by HATS Restaurant with an entree choice of KC strip steak or lemon pepper chicken over rice. Tickets are $25 per person. Please contact Mark Bross at 573-769-2365 for tickets or more information. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. American Legion Building 5 Charlie Brown Industrial Pk Palmyra, MO.

Quincy University Haiti Connection Trivia Night

Cost: $100 per table with up to eight people per table Details: Bring your own food and alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks Contact: Email quhaiticonnection@gmail.com for a sign up form 100% of proceeds go directly to programs in Haiti such as a school sponsorship, water filter system, food assistance, etc. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Quincy University Hall of Fame Room 1800 College Ave. Quincy, IL.

CSE Wrestling Task Force Music Trivia Night

CSE Wrestling Task Force will be hosting a Music Trivia Night on April 18 at 6:30pm, doors will open at 6:15pm, at the Paloma Shelter House. Join us for a night of music and fun. Test your music knowledge, while raising money for a good cause. $80 per team of 8 players. Bring your own snacks and beverages. A dessert auction will be taking place through out the evening. Teams are encouraged to bring their own table decorations. A prize will be awarded for the best table decoration, so put your your creative "headgear" on. For questions and to reserve a table contact Wendy Harris at 217-440-9623 or Alison Myers at 217-740-6645. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 6:15 PM. Paloma Shelter House Paloma, IL.

QSO-Orchestra

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. QJHS Morrison Theatre 100 S. 14th Quincy, IL.

Drop-In Crafts

No reservations are needed...please have a seat in the craft area and everything you need to create a small paper craft will be provided. Location: Children's Department. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Blockbuster: Moulin Rouge (2001)

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Rocky Point Club Monday Cookout

Brats, Cheeseburgers and fries $3.00, Tenderloins and fries $4.00. Monday, April 20, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Blockbuster: Moulin Rouge (2001)

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. Location: Large Meeting Room Other Information: This program is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call 223-1309, ext. 501 or visit www.quincylibrary.org to make your reservation. Monday, April 20, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

What Its Like To Live With Autism

This event is for siblings or adults of children with autism to know how what it is like to have autism and some of the things they may struggle with daily. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 12:00 AM. QMG Behavioral Dept. 1101 MAINE Quincy, IL.

"Planting for the Future"

In celebration of Earth Day, Transitions invites parents and their young children to plant a flower together! Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey St Quincy, IL.

Very Ready Readers

Join us at this story time that is geared for children birth-24 months as we explore the 7 easy ways to help your child grow! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although Very Ready Readers story times are designed for children birth-24 months, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

First Steps Story Time and Craft

First Steps Story Time and Craft familiarizes toddlers, ages 16 months to 36 months, with library resources by using music, songs, crafts and lots of one-on-one attention. Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Reservations are requested and may be made by calling 217-223-1309 or online at quincylibrary.org. Although First Steps story times are designed for toddlers, all are welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Literary Angles Book Discussion -- "The Glass Castle"

Discussion of "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls. Location: Small Conference Room Other Information: The Literary Angles meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 1:30 PM. Book selections are made 3-6 months in advance. Anyone interested in the book discussions are welcome to attend! Contact: Kathryn Martin Contact Number: 223-1309 x221. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

What It Is Like to Live With Autism

Contact Bryan Main at Ext. 3365. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Quincy Medical Group 1101 Maine Quincy, IL.

Wii Wednesdays

Get your Wii on at the Quincy Public Library afternoon gaming program. Teens are invited to come and duke it out for the title of Wii bowler, tennis pro, dance queen and other Wii accolades. Every Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Wii cart will be set up in the Puppet Theatre. After a hectic day at school, teens can take some time out to relax, gather with friends, share a snack play games or do their homework or beat their BFF at Super Mario 2, Kirby or Just Dance 2,3 or 4. Teens can also enjoy a D & D game, Minecraft or do a craft at our craft table. So tap into your inner star and grab your controllers as you get down to the library for some gaming fun! Location: Puppet Room Contact: Deborah Riddell Contact Number: 223-1309. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Computer Tutor

Have a computer question? Want to learn more about Microsoft Office? Setting up an email account? Facebook? Windows 8? Make an appointment with our knowledgeable staff. Location: North Study Room Contact: Bobbi Mock Contact Number: 217-223-1309 ext 502. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Card Class-Beginners Bridge

Cost $20 for members, $25 for non-members Class is limited. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Women's City Club 1550 Maine St. Quincy, IL.

Crafty Kids Earth Day Tree

This clever tabletop decoration is "tree"mendously fun to make and totally fun to display! Location: Children's Department Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Dino Fun! Story Time and Craft

Join us at this story time all about the prehistoric dinosaurs that will have your children roaring with delight! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: Story time incorporates thematic books, crafts, music and more during 45 minute sessions. Story times are designed for children ages 3 and up and are held every Thursday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend. Contact: Natascha Will Contact Number: 223-1309 ext. 224. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Do Create at Your Library

Join us every 4th month, during our winter hours, to create "Mini-Weapon s of Mass Destruction" from the book bearing the same name! Location: Puppet Room Other Information: This program is free and open to children who are in grades 4th-6th, but space is limited at all library programs so sign up now by calling 223-1309 ext. 501 or online at quincylibrary.org. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Quincy Public Library 526 Jersey Street Quincy, IL 62301. For more info visit www.quincylibrary.org.

Legends of Lincoln Antique Show and Genealogy Fair

The Antique Show features a gathering of Early American Antiques. Reminisce through collections of 1800 –early 1900’s keepings from the past. Find many unique treasures among the offerings of early American antiques & vintage décor, by a variety of antique dealers from around the country. This event will also include an antique appraisal fair by experienced appraisers. The Genealogy and History Fairs will be in downtown Pittsfield. Genealogy research will be provided by Genealogists and Pike County Historians. Explore our area’s Legends of Lincoln, and the history of Pike County and its families. Discover the lineage of your family’s historical journey through Pittsfield, "one of Lincoln's favorite towns". Friday, April 24, 2015. Pittsfield, IL.

CYO Annual Golf Outing

Bring your foursome and help support the CYO. Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, drinks and beer on the course plus brats & burgers after the round. Cost is $ 75 per player or $ 300 per team. Hole sponsors are available. Friday, April 24, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Westview Golf Course Quincy, IL.

Rocky Point Club Friday Dinner

Buffalo, Catfish, Catfish Filet, Shrimp, 1/4 dk/wh chicken, tenderloin and 2 sides. $7.00. Friday, April 24, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3603 Bonansinga Dr. Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Comedy Night

David Graham - the clean comedy guy hits those hard to reach areas of the comedic nervous system with no vulgarity. A salad and pizza dinner is included with your show ticket. Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Garth Woodside Mansion 11069 New London Rd Hannibal, MO 63401. For more info visit squareup.com.

St. James Public Movie Night

Visit our website fr more details. Click on April 24th on the calendar and it will open to the event. Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St James School 17th & Jefferson Street Quincy, IL. For more info visit www.stjamesquincy.org.

The Inspirations Concert at the Mill

The Southern Gospel Group, The Inspirations will be singing at the Golden Windmill in Golden IL on April 24th at 7:00pm for a love offering. Unafraid, a local group, will perform at 6:30pm. Contact Mike Martin for more info at: cfriend@adams.net or www.immanuelgolden.org. Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Golden Windmill 902 Prairie Mills Rd Golden, IL.

Midwest Ghost Tour

Haunted Tour of Quincy, IL Adults only! $15.00 per person Dress according to the weather Rain or Shine Bring your umbrella, camera Limited size group 10 or less Reservations prior to event / no walk ins. Friday, April 24, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 518 York Street (B) Quincy, IL. For more info visit brotheredofm.com.