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Christmas variety show held at Pike County Senior Citizens Center

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Senior Citizens Center, 220 West Adams, will host a Christmas and variety music show featuring the talents of Hurricane Creek from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Tickets are $7. Concessions start at 5 p.m.

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Quincy Park District announces seasonal road closures

QUINCY -- Quincy Park Maintenance will be closing several roads in the park system. The following roads will be closed until further notice: Gardner Park, East Gardner, Sunset Park, north and south areas of Riverview Park, Indian Mounds Park, Wavering Park

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Salvation Army announces distribution dates for Christmas baskets

QUINCY -- The Quincy Salvation Army has announced the distribution of Christmas food baskets and Toy Town gifts will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. The location will be the former RTD Office Products building at 208 S. 10th in Quincy.

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QDance holiday recital at Quincy Junior High

QUINCY -- The students of QDance will be performing its holiday recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. The recital will be held at Quincy Junior High Morrison Auditorium. All are welcome to attend.

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Hannibal Active and Retired State Employees to meet Dec. 15

The Hannibal Mark Twain Chapter of the Active and Retired Missouri State Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at the Nutrition Center, 219 S. 10th.

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Lewis Brothers Funeral Home to hold holiday memorial service

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel will host its annual Candlelight Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at its chapel, 424 S. Main.

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Heinze Dance Academy to present Benefit Christmas Recital

Students of Heinze Dance Academy will present a Benefit Christmas Recital at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Quincy Junior High School Auditorium. All proceeds from ticket sales and donations will go to Special Olympics of Quincy. Students ages 3 and old

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Dot Foods TLC group to host soup supper at St. Francis Church

Dot Foods TLC group will host a soup supper from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Francis Church, 17th and College. Soup bowls will be $4, with chicken noodles, chili and vegetable soup available. Sandwiches will be $3 each. All proceeds wi

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Genealogical Society hosts Christmas program

QUINCY -- The Great River Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Lutheran Church of St. John's Family Life Center, 3340 State. Those attending will be entertained with an evening of piano and vocal music by Tom and Doris Deede

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Quincy Fire Department now accepting entry level applications

QUINCY -- Applications are available on the city of Quincy website -- ci.quincy.il.us/employment/ -- for those interested in entry level fire department applications and testing. Candidate Test Preparation Manuals, 11th Edition, published by Fire and Police