Community Calendar

TFN - For those dealing with Alzheimer ’s disease in their family a new concept called the Memory Café is being established in Quincy. The Memory Café is a new “spin” on support groups whereby people suffering from Alzheimer’s and their caregiver are welcomed in a social setting. This gathering leads to the development of friendships, acceptance and interaction with others in a similar situation. The local Memory Café will be held every 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Quincy Senior Center at 639 York Street in Quincy. For more information, call Maxine Asher at 815-383-7244 or the Alzheimer’s Association office at 217-228-1111.

April 7 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

April 16 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

April 16 - Join the Christ Luthern Church for a special presentation at Christ Lutheran Church, April 16 titled Caregiving 101."Caregiving 101" a FREE program open to the public, will be presented at Christ Lutheran Church in Quincy on Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Speakers are Susan Archambo, a retired RN with years of experience working at Blessing Hospital and the Illinois Veterans Home and Paula Bristol, MA, MSW, with over 35+ years’ experience in public and private counseling, and former Executive Director of Family Service Agency (now Cornerstone). They will cover Caregiving by the Numbers, How Caregiving Affects Us, Family Dynamics, Downsides of Caregiving, Depression, Burnout, Resources, did you Know, and time for Q & A after the program. Light refreshments will be served. Please call Christ Lutheran Church, 217-224-1624 after March 23 to make your reservation.

April 18, 2020- The Flower Children are hosting the 20th Annual Spring Fling Dinner/Auction in Palmyra, MO on Saturday, April 18, 2020 to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. The fun-filled event includes a social hour starting at 5:00, dinner catered by HATS Restaurant at 6:00 (choice of KC Strip Steak or Smothered Chicken Breast), and live auction at 7:15. There will also be silent auctions, raffles, games and other surprises as The Flower Children celebrate the "20th Birthday of Spring Fling."

April 20 - Les Mills Launch & Water in Motion Launch will take place Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21 at The Kroc Center! Celebrate the new release by checking out all of our Les Mills fitness classes including: Body Combat, Body Flow, Body Pump, CXWorx. Also, try the new Water in Motion release! All regularly scheduled Les Mills and Water in Motion classes will be FREE to both Kroc Center members and non-members during this two-day event. For class dates and times, see the Kroc Center's April class schedule.

May 5 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

May 21 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

June 2 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

June 5- Dr Darin Thomas is having a 1 mph Marathon on June 5th, 2020 starting at 6pm.

June 18- Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

July 7 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

July 16 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

July 16 – 18 – Quincy University will hold their QU Hawks Football Camp. For more information please contact Sandy at trudesa@quincy.edu

July 31- The Kroc Center is proud to host the Harry Potter Trivia Night Friday, July 31. -Doors open at 5pm -Trivia starts at 6pm -$10 per person -Up to 8 people per team (please no muggles) -Bring your own snack -No alcohol -COSTUMES ARE ENCOURAGED! Please register by July 24 to Naomi Huber at 217-231-5636 or at naomi.huber@usc.salvationarmy.org.

August 4 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

August 20 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

September 1 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

September 17 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

October 6 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

October 15 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.

November 3 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

November 19 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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 1 – Pet Loss Support Group knows that losing a pet is hard and they want to support you during that difficult time. If you have lost a pet, regardless of when, please join the group starting at 6 pm at 2517 W. Schneidman Dr. No reservations needed and no cost. Light snacks.

December 17 - Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2020. 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.