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Mark Twain Toy Show to begin Feb. 24

QUINCY -- The 32nd annual Mark Twain Toy Show will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at Town and Country Inn and Suites, 110 North 54th. The event will include farm toys, Hotwheels, constructi

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Boy Scouts to hold fifth annual trivia night

QUINCY -- Boy Scouts Mississippi Valley Council will hold its fifth annual trivia night Saturday, Feb. 25, at O'Griff's Grill and Brewhouse, 415 Hampshire. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the contest begins at 6:30 p.m. Light appetizers, tea and water will be pr

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Blessing Home Care to offer exercise program for people with Parkinson's

QUINCY -- Blessing Home Care offers free exercise programs for people with Parkinson's disease at 10 a.m. each Monday and Wednesday at the Blessing Wellness Center, 4917 Oak. The Monday class, called "BIG for Life," is for people with Parkinson's disease w

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'Life Insurance for Your Heart' to be topic of Diabetes Support Group meeting

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Diabetes Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Community Room at Memorial Medical Building, 1450 N. County Road 2050, next to Memorial Hospital. Refreshments, door prizes and handouts will be provided. "Life Insu

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Boater safety certification course set for March 18

PERRY, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol is offering a free boater safety certification course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18 at MW Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center at Mark Twain Lake, 21629 Highway J. Because there is no fee for the course, partic

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Portions of South Eighth, Monroe streets to close temporarily

South Eighth Street between South Hilltop Drive and Klondike Road will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. Feb. 21, through 5 p.m. Feb. 24. This section of road will be closed to allow for a sewer main installation.

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Parents as Teachers to hold 'Jiggle, Wiggle and Giggle' sessions

Hannibal Parents as Teachers will hold two sessions of "Jiggle, Wiggle and Giggle" on Feb. 23, at the Early Childhood Center, 544 N. Veterans Road.

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Cheerful Home to hold pancake breakfast

Cheerful Home, 315 S. Fifth, will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Feb. 25. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door.

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Lexington Square center hosting blood drive

Lexington Square Health Center and Rehabilitation Center will host a community blood drive from noon to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24. The center is at 500 Messenger Road.

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Quincy City Hall closed Monday; garbage, bus service continue

Quincy City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. City Hall will reopen Tuesday with regular business hours.