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St. Francis Picnic

By Travis on June 1, 2010

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You know it’s summer when it’s time for the St. Francis Picnic. Come enjoy good food, entertainment, fun & games for children & adults. This years picnic is set for Saturday June 12th from 5 p.m. to midnight. Food: Maid-rites, hot dogs & roast beef sandwiches served inside until 8 PM. Brats, Pork Burgers, Popcorn, […]

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Mississippi River & Calligraphy Exhibit Gallery Talks at the Quincy Art Center

By Travis on June 1, 2010

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To go along with the current exhibits on display in the Elizabeth M. Sinnock Gallery and the Katharine Gardner Stevenson Gallery, the Quincy Art Center will be hosting three separate gallery talks while the exhibits are open. The first, “Take 2 with Julie”, is the Art Center’s second informal program with Executive Director and Curator […]

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River Town Paranormal Society presents: Orbs and Apparitions

By Travis on June 1, 2010

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River Town Paranormal Society presents “Orbs and Apparitions“. This event will take place on July 24th, 2010  from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm At  Out to Lunch  located at 6th and Hampshire  in the old Busy Bee Building. Topics will cover everything from photos – “The Blue Orb Project”, electronic voice phenomenon, videos, equipment, structural […]

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Toy Block Music Super Hero Ice Cream Fundraiser Extravaganza

By Travis on May 6, 2010

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On Saturday May 22nd The Quincy Not So Fine Arts Society, Writing the Rails, Toy Block Music, and Ice Scream present an afternoon of fun, ice cream, music, super heroes, and a good cause. Toy Block Music has recently released “Eats Paste“, a children’s album consisting of our old favorites, revised in a modern fashion […]

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State Room Unplugged Live Acoustic Music!

By Travis on May 5, 2010

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May 22 @ State Room Don’t miss State Room Unplugged on May 22 at the State Room. Some of the area’s finest bands will be performing live and acoustic just for your listening pleasure, this month at State Room! Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 6:45. Cost of admission is $5 all […]

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Quincy Art Centers Art Camp begins in June

By Travis on May 3, 2010

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The Quincy Art Centers art camp will be starting soon! Camps are offered for children of all ages. Pre-school camp is for students 4 to 5 years old and must be potty trained, kindergarten through third grade camps are for those students who have completed Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. 4th to 6th grade […]

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Host an Exchange Student

By Travis on April 26, 2010

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I was recently contacted  by Forte International Exchange Association. They are a non-for profit organization helping place foreign exchange students. One student is seeking a host family for the 2010-2011 school year for Quincy Notre Dame. This is a great opportunity to expand your family’s culture and make a difference in the life of young […]

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Digital Art Showing: Matthew Stahl

By Travis on April 24, 2010

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Welcome to the third 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 Matthew […]

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