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Tomorrow is the Last Chance to Go Through The Avenue of Lights

The lights for the 2013 edition of the Avenue of Lights will be turned off for this holiday season tomorrow night. The Avenue of Lights is located in the Wavering/Moorman Park complex with more than 350 separate pieces and over 15 miles of lights illuminated. The lighted display will be open tonight and tomorrow night (New Years Day) from 6 to 9:30pm at the parks located on North 36th Street in Quincy.  

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

NORAD in Trouble for Escorting Santa

For years the North American Aerospace Defense Command or NORAD has tracked the progress of Santa around the world on Christmas Eve for children world wide to see Santa's progress. Now they are being criticized for doing so.

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Cub Scout Pack #1 Annual Christmas Tree Pick-Up

Cub Scout Pack #1 in Quincy is doing good in the community again by picking up trees.

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Santas Run In Osaka

A Look at How the Rest of the World Celebrates Christmas

Christmas traditions around the world can be quite different from what we’re used to at home.

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The Madonna House, Quincy, Illinois
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Help Madonna House By Purchasing Meat Bundles From The Butcher Block

The Butcher Block is offering meat bundles to be purchased for the Madonna House Food Pantry. The $10.00 meat bundle include two lbs. of ground beef and pork mix, two lbs. of pork sausage, ten lbs. of potatoes, two lbs. ground deer meat (donation program) and two lbs. deer steak (donation program). This will make eight meals for a family of four.

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food donation box

10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank

This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either working at or patronizing food banks offered their thoughts on the best items to donate—and it's not just food, either.

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Christmas in the Country

In the wintertime, there is no better place to be than in the country at Christmas. Every year when Christmas finally gets here, I go back in time and think about all the times my family would go to the country. I mean way back in the country.

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Salvation Army to Serve Free Community Christmas Dinner

The Salvation Army will serve a free community Christmas dinner on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. 

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Sunset Home Hosting Its Annual Christmas Light Tour

The Sunset Home Christmas Light Tour is this Wednesday, December 18.

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Elf on the Shelf float in parade
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5 Things You Might Not Know About the Elf on the Shelf

The Elf on the Shelf—whether you find him cute, annoying or somewhere in between, he's everywhere these days, making the holiday season even more complicated for parents. We did a little investigating on this elusive creature that has become a phenomenon, and discovered a few things we didn't expect.

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