April 28
The Dream Big Color 5K Run/Walk to benefit Quincy Public Schools wll be held on Saturday, April 28th. The event will be held at Quincy Senior high school at a cost of $20 per person 11 and older and $10 for children 4 to 10 years of age free for those 3 younger.

April 28
The Quincy Unitarian Church Annual Plant, Book and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, April 28. The Garden Room will have all the plants, the Bake Sale will be in the Heritage Room, next to the Sanctuary and the Books will be down the stairs, in the basement. Al Beck's Saved Seed Collection will be featured. The church is located at 16th and Hampshire with the event being held from 9am to 1pm.

May 1
Palmyra Parents as Teachers Truck Rally will be held on Tuesday, May 1st from 5:30 until 7 pm. Preschool children and their families will have an opportunity to fine-tune their listening skills and increase their vocabulary as they listen, watch, and talk with their parents about how big rigs move, honk, hiss, and roar. There will be semi-trucks, emergency vehicles, farm implements, utility trucks, and more to see. The event is free.

May 2
A free Naloxone (Na-Lox-zone) Training session will be held at the Quincy Senior Center to enhance opioid overdose education and prevention. This event will be held at 6 pm. For more information contact Sue Tisdale at 309-267-5995.

May 2
The Tri-State Area Fundraising Professionals are hosting a Write A Will event on Tuesday, May 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Quincy Public Library. Local attorneys are volunteering their time to help you put a basic will together free of charge if you include at least one charity as a beneficiary. Time slots are limited and preregistration for the event is required. For more information, or to register, contact writeyourwill18@gmail.com or 217-231-5694.

May 4
Quincy's Autism Support Group will be hosting a training for first responders and special needs called, "Take Me Home". Sgt. Jimmy Donohoe with the Pensacola, Florida Police Special Projects and Capt. Bill Cannata retired Westwood Fire Department will be the featured speakers on Friday, May 4th, 2018 at the Kroc Center in Quincy. The event will run 8:00AM-1:00PM and there is no cost. This is professional training and police, firefighters, paramedics, deputy sheriffs, doctors, nurses, 9-1-1 dispatchers and volunteer rescuers are encouraged to attend. For more info, contact Bryan Main at (217) 222-6550.
May 5
The Wooden Rabbit at 515 Maine will be the site of a Kentucky Derby Party to benefit Quest Stables on Saturday, May 5 beginning at 4 pm. Dust off your floppy hats and bow ties...pull the pastels out of your closet, grab your gloves and join in for mint juleps, Woodford Reserve and southern fare while you take a guess at this year's Derby winner! Top 3 winners share the 50/50 drawing. Proceeds will be donated to Quest Stables in Quincy.

May 5
American Business Women's Association is hosting a Dogwood Dance on Saturday, May 5 at the Elks Lodge. Doors open at 5:30 P.M., Dinner served at 6:00 P.M. with music by Raised on Radio beginning at 7:00 P.M. Tickets are $25.00/Person. Tables of 8 are $175.00. Tickets are available at The Elks, Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce or any ABWA Member.

May 10-12
The Quincy Senior High School Theatre Department will present the play “George Washington Slept Here” on May 10th thru the 12t at 7:30 each night in the Q.H.S. Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. For more info, call 224-3774.

May 11
Stowell Elementary's Spring Carnival is being held on Friday, May 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school at 500 Union Street in Hannibal to help raise funds for the school. There will be 17 fun games for ALL ages, 2 bounce houses, a dunk tank, and photo booth! Food and drinks will also be available for purchase. You can purchase a punch card with 20 punches for $5.00. These cards will be punched for every game played. For any questions or concerns, you can call Stowell Elementary at 573-221-0980 or email Stowellpto@gmail.com.

May 13
The Hoppers will be performing a Mother’s Day concert at The Historic Golden Windmill in Golden, IL. at 6:00pm May 13th, 2018 Everyone is invited and a free will love offering will be collected. Sandwiches and other concessions will be available starting @ 4:30pm. For more info contact Mike Martin 217-593-7455 or www.immanuelgolden.org.

May 13
The Historic Golden Windmill and Museum will be open for tours for free will donation Mother’s Day from 2:30-4:30pm. Take a tour, enjoy concessions, and then sit down for an inspirational concert with Hoppers, one of the southern gospels top recording groups.

May 17
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.
May 22
Two of the Districts businesses will join together at the Wooden Rabbit at 515 Maine in Quincy to fashion a beautiful event where whiskey and chocolate combine to create an explosion of complimentary flavors. Five whiskeys and eight chocolates will be featured. This event is a fundraiser for Western Illinois Dream Factory will take place from 7 to 8:30pm. This special not-for-profit organization "grants dreams to critically and chronically ill (Quincy) children from ages three to eighteen". Only 14 individual tickets ($50ea) will be sold, 6 tables for groups of 4 ($200) and one VIP group of 8 ($500). Contact The Yum Factory to reserve your spot now!

June 9
2018 Mexico Young Farmers 13th Annual Truck & Tractor Pull will be held at the Audrain County 4-H Fairgrounds in Mexico, Missouri on Saturday, June 9th. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the pull begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20.00; Children 12 and under get in free. Proceeds go to The Mexico Young Farmers, Mexico Young Farmer Scholarship Fund and the Mexico FFA. NO COOLERS PLEASE. For more information, visit www.mexicoyoungfarmers.com.

June 21
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.