Community Bulletin: June 18
Seniors: Bring dad to dinner on Thursday
In celebration of Father’s Day, why not bring your dad to the Quincy Senior Center for dinner?
Dinner is $6 a person and is served at 6 p.m. You don’t have to be a senior citizen to join in the evening fun.
The Thursday menu is lemon peppered chicken, scalloped potatoes, carrots, rolls, salad and cake. The June 25 dinner includes roast beef.
Bridge winners were Bea Weinand and Lorain Greenwalt. Dominoes winners were Susan Lacy and Dan Neumann. Pinochle winners were Ruth Atwood and Betty Boorman.
Libraries host summer events
The Quincy and George libraries are hosting a variety of events as part of their summer reading clubs. Sign up any time during the summer for the reading clubs, which award prizes to young readers, at either library.
The following June events are planned:
June 18: Make a superhero necklace craft at 2 p.m. at the Quincy library.
June 20: Make Father’s Day crafts at 2 p.m. at the Quincy library.
June 22: Chris McFann, a comic artist, will give a presentation for teens at 4:30 p.m. at the George library.
June 23: Create a wallet at 2 p.m. at the Quincy library.
June 24: Join storyteller Deb McVay for a bilingual children’s activity at 10:30 a.m. at the Quincy library.
June 24: McVay also will be at the George Public Library at 4 p.m.
June 27: Join in games and building toys at 2 p.m. at the Quincy library.
June 30: Teens are invited to participate in an interactive light art program at 2 p.m. at the Quincy library.
Vendors needed for upcoming Market Day
The Quincy Business Association is looking for vendors for its second annual Market Day, which is July 25.
Market Day is an all-day event held in downtown Quincy. It includes merchant sidewalk sales and vendor booths. Vendors booths will include crafts, produce and antiques and flea market items. Community organizations looking for a fundraising opportunity also are encouraged to be vendors.
For a vendor application, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Booths are $20 each.
Summer swimming lessons begin soon
Summer swimming lessons begin on June 29 at the Quincy Aquatic Center.
The two-week sessions cost $24 and include seven or eight lessons. There will be three two-week sessions this summer, which include both morning and evening lessons.
Children must be 3 years old or older for swim lessons. Children must be at least 6 months old for Mom & Me lessons. Information about the different levels and lessons, as well as registration, is at www.qtownrec.us.
Discover Panama on chamber trip
The Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce is holding a special meeting on June 25 for anyone interested in joining a travel group headed to Panama.
A presentation about the trip, called Discover Panama: The Land Between the Seas, will be at 5:30 p.m. on June 25 at the Quincy Community Center.
The trip is Feb. 25-March 4, 2016, and travelers will leave from the Spokane airport. The chamber has hosted several international trips in the past.
If you expect to attend the meeting, RSVP by calling the chamber at 787-2140.
Sign up now for museum day camps
Kids Summer Adventures Classes at the Quincy Valley Historical Society & Museum kick off next week.
The day camps this summer will be June 24, July 8 and July 22. Classes run 10 to 11:30 a.m. and are held at the museum.
Cost is $5 for students in grades first through sixth. Pre-register by calling 787-3757.
The camps are an opportunity for children to learn about the local history in a fun and hands-on environment.