Community Calendar

8-18
A benefit for Barbara Merkel, who is fighting Cancer, will be held at the Monsigner Farishon Hall in Palmyra on Saturday, August 18th. The event will begin at 4 pm and will feature a free will donation dine-in or carry-out dinner and a live auction at 7.

8-18
Frankford Park Day is scheduled for Saturday, August 18 with a parade kicking things off at 10am there will be various games throughout the day and a bounce house for the kids. Seth wade will perform at 1pm, a Little Mr. & Miss Fire Fighter contest, a washers tournament and a baby show will also take place. For more info call 573-470-4040.

8-19
The 91st Annual Hull Lions Club’s Picnic will be held at the Lions Building in Hull, Illinois on August 17 thru the 19th. On Friday the Little Miss & Master Hull contest will be held at 6pm followed by the Jr. Miss Hull competition and the Miss Hull Pageant The band Hearsay will perform afterwards. Saturday morning at 8am the “Hull of a Race will begin with a 5K & 10 K race, a 5K walk, and a ½ mile kids fun run. Also on Saturday the baby contest will be held at 10am the parade at 1 pm the pet show at 3pm and the chicken supper will be held beginning at 4pm. The band Six Poke Red will perform at 8 while the West Pike All School Reunion takes place. On Sunday, the antique Tractor Pull will be held from 1 to 4pm at the Hull Fertilizer Plant.

8-24
The Super-Heroes for Kids Trivia Night to end Child Abuse will be held in Hannibal on Friday, August 24th at the Knights of Columbus. The event is being sponsored by the Child Center, Incorporated. The doors open at 6 with Trivia starting at 7 that night. The cost is $160 for a table of 8 and includes draft beer & soda. Participants can also bring in their own snacks. For more info, call 636-332-0899 or go to thechildcenter.com/hannibal.

8-25
The Paloma Fiesta will be held on Saturday, August 25 at Paloma Park. There will be a fish or chicken dinner served from 4 to 7 pm. The event will feature a magic show, jump house, bingo, children’s games, corn-hole tournament and a trap shoot. Participants will need to bring lawn chairs.

8-25
The Memorial Golf tournament in Honor of Mary Ridder Cherny & Johnny Ridder will be held at Westview Golf Course on Saturday, August 25 with a shotgun start at 2pm. There will be winners in multiple flights plus games & hole prizes as well. After the golf concludes, there will be a chicken dinner at the Cedar Club at 20th and Cedar featuring a silent auction and raffle prizes. The cost is $20 for golf only and $25 for golf and the dinner. All proceeds will benefit the youth music and performing arts. For more info, call 242-5127.

9-8
The 10th Annual Frontier Settlement Day will take place on Saturday, September 8th from 11 to 4 pm at the Log Cabin Village on Quinsippi Island. There will be pioneer games for all, wool spinning, chair caning, blacksmithing, felt hat making and rug making. Tours of the cabins will also be held and a chance for you to get a “selfie” with Abraham Lincoln. For more info, go to www.logcabinvillagequincyil.com .

9-8
The 7th Annual Terri Beck Memorial Golf Outing will be held at Arrowhead Heights Golf Course in Camp Point on Saturday, September 8th with a shotgun start at 10am. The cost is $200 for a 4-person team which included 18 holes of golf, a chance at winning $10-thousand in a hole in one contest, 1 food and 2 beverage tickets along with several other awards given out. For more information, call 593-6619. All proceeds will go to the Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.

9-8
South Side Baptist Church in Hannibal will be having their Community BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 8th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend! There will be free food, carnival games and a bounce house. Special Guests Steven Hodge and Tyler Shipley will provide entertainment along with the SSBC Worship team.

9-9
Log Cabin Day will be held at the Round Barn Area museum at the Adams County Fairgrounds. The event will feature student paintings, churning butter, corn shelling and a quilt show. There will also be homemade cookies and lemonade available as well.

9-15
The 12th Annual BBQ Blast will take place on September 15th at St. John’s Cathedral at 3728 Payson Road in Quincy. The event will run from noon to 4 pm under a huge tent on church grounds. BBQ teams will compete for $1900 in prize money in four categories: ribs, chicken, pork, meatless. Beer wagons, live music and a gift basket raffle will be held. The public is invited at a cost of $7.00 to sample contestants BBQ and vote for People's Choice Award. For more information, contact David at 217-223-7130.

9-15
The Quail Forever Brown County Y.O.U. 2nd Annual Banquet will be held at the KC Hall in Mt. Sterling with doors opening at 5:30 pm. The cost is $60 for couples and $35 for singles with kids 16 and under admitted free. The night will feature the meal, a live & silent auction, a raffle, a women’s and a kid’s tables.

9-15
A Benefit to Breathe event for 2 year old Judson George Stewart will be held in Hannibal on September 15. Judson has been diagnosed with CDH. The event will be held at the American Legion Post #55 in Hannibal and will feature kids carnival rides from 2 to 5 pm, Mr. Wizards Bounce House, Fire Pup from the Hannibal Fire Department from 2 to 5, a pulled pork dinner from 5 to 7 on a free will basis, a silent auction, a live auction, a 50-50 drawing and music from the band “Steppen Back” from 8 to 11 pm. Proceeds go to benefit CDH research at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. For more info, call 573-248-6321.

9-20
The 5th annual Wine Pull will be held at the Quincy Country Club on Thursday, September 20 from 5:30 to 8 pm the event is sponsored by The Sunset Home. The funds raised for this event will go toward the purchase of additional medical equipment. For more information call 223-2636.

9-20
Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2018. 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.

9-29
A benefit for Logan “Warrior” Bergman will be held on Saturday, September 29th at the American legion hall on highway Double-M in Hannibal. The event will feature a live * silent auction, a 50-50 raffle, a cornhole tournament, a kids area, a bounce house, a petting zoo and live music by DJ Andy Sherman.. The cost is $7 at the door and $5 for kids 12 and under. For more info, call 573-248-6215. All proceeds will go towards Logan’s medical bills incurred from several heart surgeries.

10-18
Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2018. 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.

10-20
The 1st Annual Running with the Eagle’s Wings Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 20th at Wavering and Moorman Parks. The event will begin at 8:30 that morning. All participants are asked to register online by October 7 by going to Facebook.com/RunningWithEaglesWings. The event was founded to bring awareness to Brain Cancer and also to raise money for the Brett Miller Scholarship Funds at both QND and Liberty High Schools.

11-15
Meals on Wheels is holding a Cook’s Night Off event on the third Thursday of the month throughout 2018. 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.