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Posted on Jan 29, 2015

Community Bulletin: Jan. 29

Seniors: Center has new office hours
Quincy Senior Center has new office hours. The office is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
The Thursday meal this week is country-fried steak, scalloped potatoes, tossed salad and cake. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. John Boyd, Quincy School District superintendent, will be speaking at the dinner about the school levy that is on the Feb. 10 ballot.
Monday bridge winners were Bev McDonald and Pam Toevs. Wednesday bridge winners were Bea Weinand and Lorain Greenwalt. Dominoes winners were Dan Neumann and Mark Owens. Pinochle winners were Ike Needens and Jim Fleming.

Try Valentine’s Day card-making for kids
Children can get a jump start on Valentine’s Day by attending a card-making workshop on Feb. 3.
Sponsored by the Quincy Recreation Department, the free event is 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Quincy Community Center. All materials will be supplied. All ages of children are welcome.

Coloring contest deadline is Feb. 13
Quincy Valley Allied Arts is hosting a coloring contest for children.
The winners of each of the age categories – 5 to 7 years old, 8 to 10 years old, and 11 to 12 years old – will receive a free ticket to the group’s upcoming production of Beauty and the Beast.
The coloring sheet can be downloaded from the theater group’s website.
The finished pages are due by Feb. 13 to QVAA, P.O. Box 1056, Quincy, WA, 98848. Include your name, age and phone number.
QVAA presents Beauty and the Beast on Feb. 20-21 and Feb. 26-28. Tickets currently are on sale for QVAA members and go on sale Monday for the general public.

Free gardening workshop next week
Former master gardener Ken Lacy will lead a free gardening workshop that will get people excited for the spring planting season.
Lacy will offer tips on growing seeds, pruning, prepping the ground and what and when to plant.
The workshop is 9:30 a.m. to noon on Feb. 7 at the George Community Hall, 403 W. Montmorency Blvd. The event includes refreshments and a door prize.

Masquers holds auditions Saturday
Masquers Theatre will hold auditions for the spring comedy “Play On!” on Saturday.
Auditions are 2 to 4 p.m. Director Carol Boyce is looking for both male and female actors who are high-school age and older, as well as backstage and technical help.
If you have any questions, call Boyce at 631-0776.

Ice Age Flood group meets Feb. 10
Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission in Wenatchee.
The guest speaker is Brian Sherrod of the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences.
Sherrod will talk about the Spencer Canyon Fault near Entiat. He located the fault, which is likely associated with one of the strongest earthquakes — 7.8 magnitude — in recorded state history.
His presentation is titled, “The Origins of the 1872 Earthquake? It’s Our Fault!”
The chapter’s programs are free and open to the public. Learn more about the Ice Age Floods Institute at its website.

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