Archive for March, 2010

Digital Art Showing: Amy and Jeremy’s pottery

By Travis on March 31, 2010

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Welcome to the second edition of  “Digital Showings”. The goal of the Digital Showings are to feature galleries of local artists, be it professionals or amateurs. Qtown loves the arts and looks forward to promoting them through this feature. If you’d like your work featured email us at helloqtown@gmail.com This installment’s featured artist is Amy […]

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Small Time Crook headlines a Festival of Rock at Kix Club

By Travis on March 31, 2010

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Kix Club is a hosting a Festival of Rock on Saturday April 10th Starting at 6:00pm.  The show will be headlined by Quincy Favorite SMALL TIME CROOK.  Five great acts will take the stage  for a cover of $5.00. SMALL TIME CROOK, “Small Time Crook is a band … with a solid sound and a […]

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The Levee Walker

By Travis on March 24, 2010

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From the darkness, a small light emerges growing larger as it grows closer and closer. During my teenage years it was common for groups of teens to venture to the river bottoms and see if the Levee walker was to make an appearance, the bravest calling out his name, challenging him to appear. Most teens […]

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Library Book Sale

By Travis on March 24, 2010

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The Quincy public library (map)  will hold a book sale from Thursday April, 8 through Sunday April, 11 at the Library Annex (located behind the main library building on York St.). This event kicks off on the Thursday the 8th with “First Choice Day”, for $2.00 you can have an early opportunity to get your […]

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Father Augustine Tolton

By Travis on March 17, 2010

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Many polarizing figures in history posses a innate ability stare hardships and adversity in the eyes, and then overcome them. Father Augustine Tolton, the first ordained African American priest in the United States lived a lifetime of rising above the adversity in which he came to know all to well. In 1853 Augustine Tolton was […]

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36th Annual High School Student Art Competition Opening

By Travis on March 16, 2010

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The 36th Annual High School Student Art Competition will be on exhibit from March 26th through May 12th at the Quincy Art Center. This exhibition highlights our very talented local and area high school students and has been made possible through generous donations from the Quincy Service League, United Community Credit Union, Lela Lindsay, Gary […]

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Relay for Life Fundraiser

By Travis on March 16, 2010

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The North Side Boat Club will be hosting a fundraiser for Relay for Life on Sunday April 11th from 1pm to 5pm. Pulled Pork plates are available for $5 as wel as hot a hot dog plate for $3 proceeds benefiting the kids. A Chineese acution will also be taking place featuring a flat screen […]

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Standing Bear Council Monthly Meeting

By Travis on March 15, 2010

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The Standing Bear Council will have it’s monthly meeting on April 11th at Sirloin Stockade, 3461 Main St, Keokuk Iowa (map) at 2pm. This event is open to all people, not just those of Native American descent. We are a group who practice and educate the way of the American Indians and live by their […]

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