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Carthage Kiwanis Club to host Kids Shopping Day

The Carthage Kiwanis Club will sponsor Kids Shopping Day -- an event that provides children with free clothing, a backpack, school supplies and a hair cut -- on Saturday, August 11. The event is open to children in the Carthage Elementary School District.

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Water main replacement requires service interruption on portion of Maine Street

The replacement of a water main will require an interruption of water service from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday on Maine Street between 10th and 12th streets.

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Kroc Center July Fitness Opportunities

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will expand its drop-in fitness class offerings by adding Gentle Yoga and Yoga classes beginning Friday, as well as host a Les Mills Launch July 9 and 10.

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Villa Kathrine open on Fourth of July

QUINCY -- Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, will observe its regular schedule on Wednesday, July 4, to enable visitors to use its services. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Tourist Information Center and gift area are free, and tours of the

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Arts Quincy, Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy Art Center to offer free art classes for veterans

Arts Quincy, in conjunction with the Illinois Veterans Home and Quincy Art Center, will be conducting the second session of Made in America: Veterans Art Program this month.

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St. Rose of Lima to hold monthly service July 6-7

QUINCY St. Rose of Lima to hold monthly service July 6-7 St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Eighth and Chestnut, will hold its monthly First Friday and First Saturday devotions on Friday and Saturday, July 6-7, at the church. Friday's devotion begins at

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18 people to shave heads in Buzz Off Cancer fundraiser

Buzz Off Cancer, sponsored by the Quincy Medical Group Healthcare Foundation, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Quincy University's practice field, 1800 College Ave.

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Benefit planned for woman with kidney cancer

A fundraiser to benefit a Quincy woman struggling with health issues is planned from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the Paloma Shelter House. Jessie Barnes, 43, was diagnosed with bilateral kidney cancer.

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Quincy EAA chapter cancels Father's Day breakfast

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 488 based in Quincy has canceled its annual Father's Day Pancake and Sausage Breakfast scheduled for Sunday.

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Camp College to offer students chance to see JWCC, QU

John Wood Community College and Quincy University are partnering to provide high school students an occasion to explore the area's higher education opportunities.