Community Calendar

October 21 - From 5pm-9pm on October 21st The Palmyra Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to participate in the 13th Annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday, October 21, 2019! The Taste of Palmyra is an evening of great food, crafts, musical entertainment, art and just plain old-fashioned fun…and we’re celebrating Palmyra’s 200th Birthday which makes it even more amazing! Link: http://www.showmepalmyra.com/TasteofPalmyra/2019%20Taste%20of%20Palmyra.pdf Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/477375209768517/

October 23 - QU Great Conversation Speaker Series: Dr. Stuart Patterson. Patterson’s presentation will involve a look at both the opportunities and pleasures people find in reading as well as the anxieties that the technology of writing has stirred at different epochs in

October 25-26 - QU Haunted House The CEO Club Presents...The Haunted House!
To be held at QU North Campus, October 25-26th, 8:00pm-12:00am
Tickets: $5 for students(with QU student ID), $7 for one (public), $10 for two (public)
Volunteers are needed! If you want to volunteer, please contact Dr. Cynthia Haliemun, Dean of School of Business, Francis Hall 222D or 217-228-5432
ext:3067 or haliecy@quincy.edu

October 26 – The Immanuel United Methodist Church in canton, Missouri will hold their annual church dinner on Saturday, October 26 starting at 4:30 pm. The dinner will include turkey & ham (homemade noodles) with carry-outs available. The Country store will have seasonal items, unique gifts, jams & jellies all the proceeds collected support Church Missions.

October 26 – The Marine Corps will be hosting a Halloween costume party at the Quincy veterans home coffee shop from 6 to 8pm free to attend for adults and kids. For more information call Jeff Janson at 217-316-0219 or Luke Dolleman at 217-617-3152

October 26 – The Quincy Tri-0State Homeless Veterans Stand Down event will take place at the National Guard Armory located at 702 Koch’s Lane in Quincy. The event will be from 10 am – 1 pm clothing, food and showers plus house information, VA reps, employment resources and more . For more information please contact Lisbeth Lefler at 217-720-5272

October 27 - Hannibal Legion Baseball Fundraiser Steak Dinner, enjoy either Ribeye or Porksteak with baked beans, potato slaw, roll, drink and choice of dessert. All proceeds go to American Legion baseball team. Ribeye dinner-$12.00 Porksteak dinner-$10.00

October 27 – The St. Edwards 71th Annual Turkey Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 27from 11 am to 2 pm at the St. Edwards Catholic Church located at 214 S. State RD in Mendon. The meal is a family style dining and includes turkey, homemade dressing, green beans, corn, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children ages 5-10, ages 4 and under eat free. Carry out meals are also available for $10 each. Tickets are available at the door.

October 27 - The Frankford Rural Fire Department will host its 9th annual Ham & Bean lunch served with cornbread, homemade desserts, tea & coffee in the Frankford First Christian Church basement on Sunday October 27, 2019 starting at 11:00 am.  A good will offering will be accepted to help offset expenses.

October 27 - QU Halloween with the Hawks! QU SAAC Presents: Halloween with the Hawks!
Sunday, October 27th, 2019 4:00pm-6:00pm at the QU Football Field. Admission is free, but there will be Donation jars will all go to the Make-A-Wish foundation Candy, games, prizes, and fun!

October 27 – The 7th Annual Tri-State Warrior Run/Walk will take place at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. You can sign-up online at active.com or the day of the race. Registration/Sign-in starts at 7:30 at the American Legion Shelter House near the lake. The race will kick off at 9 am. Find Tri-State warrior Outreach on Facebook for more information.

October 28 - Kevin Hines Story: Suicide Awareness and Prevention will be at the Hannibal LaGrange University in the Roland Fine Arts Center at 2800 Palmyra Road Hannibal MO, 63401 on October 28th to share his story of hope and celebration of life! Be there as Kevin tells his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live after attempting to take his life by jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge. Being one of only 34 (less than 1%) of jumpers in this location to ever survive and the only one to be spreading the message of living mentally healthy around the globe. Featuring; Kevin Hines-mental health advocate, global speaker, best selling author, documentary filmmaker and entrepreneur.

November 1st - QU Nursing Visit Day!  Fri, Nov 1st 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hosted by: Quincy University & Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Events include: QU Campus tour, Complimentary lunch in the Main Dining Roo

November 2 - Soup Day and Holiday Craft Bazaar will be Saturday Nov 2 at Park UMC Church, 2335 Palmyra Road, Hannibal. Chili or Vegetable Beef Soup, Homemade Dessert and Drink will be served 10 am - 2 pm.  Carry outs available. The Holiday Craft Bazaar opens at 9 am with Bake Sale; Baby Quilts; Quilted Items; Purses & Totes; Holiday Decor; Wreaths; Home Decor; Gifts and more.

November 8 - QU Communication Visit Day, starting at 3pm the event includes QU Campus Tour, Complimentary lunch in the Main Dining Room at QU, and Q&A sessions with faculty. Located at 1800 College Ave Quincy IL 62301

November 9Saverton, IL UMC Bazaar and Country Store Bazaar and Country Store featuring holiday gifts and decorations, crafts, quilts, jewelry and lots more. Ralls County Health Dept will be there to check blood pressure and sugar, and Flu shots will be available

November 16 - Bring the family for a morning of fun activities at the Blessing Family Fun Day & Health Fair on Saturday, November 16!The event runs from 9 a.m. - Noon at Quincy University's Health & Fitness Center. This no-cost event includes free health screenings, hands-on activities and family fun for all ages! Free Health Screenings - Blood Pressure, Hemoglobin A1c, Body Mass Index (BMI), Skin Sun Damage, and more...Family Fun for All Ages - Face Painting, Princess Story Time, Character Photo Opportunities, Games and Crafts Hands on Activities - Hands-Only CPR, Car Seat Safety, Hand Hygiene, Child Identification Packets

November 21 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2019. It’s a fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program as they offer eat-in, carry-out, or drive thru meals for just $7 each.  All meals include either Fried Chicken or Roast Beef, two side dishes, bread and dessert.  The hours for each 3rd Thursday of each month are 4 to 6pm at the Senior Center at 639 York Street.

December 19 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2019. It’s a fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program as they offer eat-in, carry-out, or drive thru meals for just $7 each.  All meals include either Fried Chicken or Roast Beef, two side dishes, bread and dessert.  The hours for each 3rd Thursday of each month are 4 to 6pm at the Senior Center at 639 York Street.