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WGCA Community Events Calendar

Below are events held throughout the tri-state area for you and your family to enjoy!

If you have an event that you would like to have added to our calendar, contact us at themix@wgca.org or call us at (217) 224-9422. Please include the following details for your event: date, time, place, and contact information for event.

Two Hannibal Churches will be showing
“Passion of the Christ”
TONIGHT – Good Friday

First Assembly of Christ at 6:30pm
FREE to the Public
Communion will follow

The Crossing Hannibal at 7:00pm
FREE to the public with free childcare
On the original Orpheum silver screen

Good Friday

April 18

FREE HELICOPTER DROP Easter Egg Hunt

The Crossing's FREE HELICOPTER DROP Easter Egg Hunt for 3 year olds - 6th grade will be April 18th at Flinn Stadium. This event partners with QHS football and other local Quincy businesses. The Easter Egg Hunt is FREE to the community. Over 1,100 kids participated in last year’s hunt and this year we expect even more. There will be horse rides available on the Crossing 48th St. Campus. Golf cart and bus shuttles will be available to those attending service following the hunt.

There is no cost, but you can purchase a VIP ticket for early admission (5pm) during The Crossing church services beginning April 5th.

Date:
April 18

5:30pm Gates Open
6:00pm Hunt Begins
7:00pm Easter Service at The Crossing

Location:
Flinn Stadium

4400 Maine Street, Quincy

For More Information:
email koryh@thecrossing.net

April 18

The Community Cancer Crush

This Community Cancer Crush is a fundraiser to raise money for local cancer patients. This money will be dispersed through the Blessing Foundation to the Cancer Center patients themselves towards many different patient needs including those that may need assistance getting to and from the treatment center. Ticket includes a full sit-down dinner, live entertainment all evening, silent and live auctions, a Harley-Davidson raffle and so much more!

Location:
The Ambiance

5225 Kochs Lane, Quincy

Date:
Friday, April 18

6:00pm - Midnight

Cost: $25 (Includes dinner and live entertainment all evening)

For More Information:
Luke or Amy at 217-224-9705

April 18

Cancer Crush Playhouse Raffle

Davis and Frese Realtors, Sherry Hills Broker, Home Depo, Brandon Purtle, and Tuff Shed are sponsoring a playhouse that will be raffled off at the Cancer Crush event.

In addition to the raffle tickets there will be limited number of personalized bricks on the playhouse that will be sold.

Cost:
Raffle Tickets $5

Available at David & Frese Realtors, Ted's Shirt Shack and TNT.
Bricks $50

For More Information:
Sherry Hills 217-740-6820
Luke Tappe 217-430-8076

April 18

Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by the Historic Quincy Business District

The Historic Quincy Business District will partner with downtown churches to provide the community a free Easter Egg Hunt.

This event is free to the public and will feature hunts for several ages. Youngsters will be divided into six categories: Toddlers (1-2), Preschool (3-4), Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, and Third & Fourth Grades. Each child will receive at least one prize and enjoy a great morning in Washington Park. There will be several special prizes given away by downtown businesses and churches.

Date:
Saturday, April 19 @ 10am

Location:
Washington Park, Quincy

Cost:
Free!

April 19

Easter Celebration
at Mission Hill Baptist Church

We are holding our annual Easter Celebration with the ISAAC clown troupe performing and teaching the true reason for Easter, as well as a 3,000 egg hunt! The Mission Hilllers singing group will be singing praise songs as well!

Date:
Saturday, April 19 at 2:00pm

Location:
Mission Hill Baptist Church
4653 Business 61 South, Palmyra, MO

For More Information:
Call 573-769-4639

April 19

EGGztravaganza
10,000 Egg Hunt

Children up to 11 years old, join Crossview Fellowship for an EGGztravaganza 10,000 egg hunt! There will be prizes, candy, and family fun.

Date:
Saturday, April 19

9:00am

Location:
Crossview Fellowship

1807 High St, Keokuk, IA

For More Information:
Call 319-524-3080
or Visit CrossviewFellowship.com

April 19

Children's Health and Resource Fair
Sponsored by QMG & AOK

Quincy Medical Group and the All Our Kids (AOK) network are excited to announce the firstever Children’s Health and Resource Fair.

The event will begin with informational booths from QMG departments such as Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Physical Therapy and Nutrition Services as well as booths from the AOK Network, Chaddock, the Kroc Center, Transitions, the Autism Support Group and more.

The event will end with presentations from QMG providers and staff. Topics discussed will include understanding developmental screenings and local resources, case presentation and panel discussion.

Date:
Wednesday, April 23

6:00 - 8:00pm

Location:
Salvation Army KROC Center

The Children’s Health and Resource Fair is free to the public and no reservation is required. Light snacks will be served.

April 23

AgapeFest 2014

Join us at AgapeFest!
Tenth Avenue North
Francesca Battistelli
Sanctus Real
The Afters
Rhett Walker Band and More!

Date:
April 26

All New Venue!
Family Arena
St. Charles, MO

Tickets:
Range from $33 - $125

For More Information:
AgapeFest.com

April 26

Catch Cupid if you Can!
5K Fun Run/Walk to Benefit Kids in Motion

This Fun Run/Walk is to benefit the Kids in Motion Program. Register by April 11 to be guuaranteed a long sleeved t-shirt.

Date:
Saturday, April 26

Registration at 9:00am
Run starts at 10:00am

Location:
Historic Riverview Park
2000 Harrison Hill, Hannibal

For More Information:
Visit Hannibalparks.org

April 26

17th Annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
Quincy Christian Schools

Come support our Annual Fundraiser and have a great time! There will be a silent auction, door prizes, food, fun, and fellowship! All for a freewill offering.

Date:
Saturday, April 26
7:00 - 11:00am

Location:
QCS Cafetria
1236 North 10th Street

For More Information:
QuincyChristianSchool.org
217-223-5698

April 26

Building Better Moms!
at Union United Methodist Church

Imagine, a place that meets you right where you are as a mom, a woman, a friend. Learning how to be better equipped as a parent through speakers and discussion. Growing through a supportive network of moms who "get it".

Informational Coffee:
Saturday, April 26th at 1:15pm

Location:
Union United Methodist Church
1101 State Street, Quincy

For More Information:
RSVP 217-223-6203

April 26

The Power Team
Coming to Bethel Assembly of God Church

The Power Team is a group of world class athletes who have performed the world’s greatest exhibitions of power, strength, speed, inspiration and motivation in every state and 40 countries in the past 30 years. The team has several world record holders, former NFL players and professional wrestlers.

These giant men, many weighing more than 300 pounds, can blow up hot water bottles like balloons, snap baseball bats like twigs, lift telephone poles overhead, rip phone books and license plates like pieces of paper and small wall of ice and concrete.

Believing that inspiration and motivation equals academic and personal achievement, they tackle the tough issues of drugs, alcohol, violence, abstinence, peer pressure and suicide.

Date:
Sunday, April 27

10:15am - 6:00pm

Location:
Bethel Assembly of God

839 South 12th Street

For More Information:
Contact Pastor Keith Garner
217-222-4501 or
PastorKeith@ExperienceBethel.com

April 27

The John Wood Community Choir
Spring Concert

The JWCC Concert Choir Spring Concert is here! They will perform traditional pieces such as "Amanti Costanti", popular spirituals such as "Nothin' Gonna Stumble My Feet" and a lovely jazz arrangement of "Over the Rainbow".

Date:
Tuesday, April 29, at 7:00pm

Location:
Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium
Education and Fine Arts Center, JWCC
48th and Harrison, Quincy

Cost:
$3, Students are free

Donations are accepted to help cover the cost of the Spring Tour.

For More Information:
Call 217-641-4109
or Visit www.jwcc.edu

April 29

ObamaCare, Medicare, & Taxes
Hosted by North Adams Home

North Adams Home is sponsoring a FREE workshop by Williams L. Siebers, Elder Care Attorney.

Date:
Thursday, May 1

6:30 - 7:30pm

Location:
North Adams Home

2259 County Road 1100 E
Mendon, IL

RSVP:
Vickie Tipton
217-936-2137

May 1

Monthly First Friday & First Saturday Devotion

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
& Immaculate Heart of Mary
A Night of Vigil in their honor.

Date:
May 2nd - 3rd

8:00pm - Confession and Rosaries
9:00pm - Mass in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Following - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament through Benediction and more
Midnight - Rosary, Prayers and Consecrations, Benediction
1:00am - Mass in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Refreshments Served in Church Hall. Everyone is Invited!

Location:
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church

8th & Chestnut Streets, Quincy

For More Information:
Stephanie Rankin at 217-224-5904
or Janice Pohlman at 217-222-5769

May 2-3

Julie Barnhill, Faith Based Humorist
at First Christian Church

First Christian Church in Bowling Green is hosting national humorist, Julie Barnhill. Julie is a graduate of HLGU and has appeared on TV with Dick Clark and Oprah Winfrey.

Money raised will go to the historic preservation of the stained glass windows with 10% going to the Hope Center, a local food pantry.

Date:
Saturday, May 3 at 2:00pm

Cost: $10

Location:
Bowling Green High School Auditorium

For More Information:
First Christian Church, 573-324-5215

May 3

Breakfast on The Lawn
At First Christian Church

Once again you have have a great breakfast while you watch the Dogwood Parade! FCC will be hosting Breakfast on the Lawn.

There will be breakfast biscuits, cinnamon rolls, homemade baked goods, and beverages. All items range from $0.75 - $2.00.

Bring a chair, have breakfast, stay for the parade!

Date:
Saturday, May 3

8:30am through The Dogwood Parade

Location:
First Christian Church

1415 Maine St., Quincy

For More Information:
217-222-0812

May 3