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Posted on Mar 4, 2016

Community Bulletin: March 3

Kid artists to paint downtown windows

For the third year, tiny artists are partnering with the Quincy Business Association to add a little color to the downtown corridor.
Young artists will be out in force, armed with washable paints and paint brushes, on March 12 and March 19.
For those interested businesses, the young artists will paint their windows with spring scenes — flowers, rabbits and other cheerful designs — as a tribute to Easter and Mother’s Day.
“It’s an effort to brighten up the downtown area for spring,” said Sunshine Didra, a Quincy Business Association board member.
Board members are asking businesses if they would like to join in the effort. Cost is $10, with an additional $10 if a business would like a professional window cleaner to wash its windows after Mother’s Day. Money raised goes toward the costs of paint and supplies.
Painting days will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 12 and then again on March 19. Children of a variety of ages will be participating.
If you are interested in having the young artists stop by, call Molly Richardson at 787-4347 or Didra at 787-4511.

Get ready for ‘Our Town’ auditions
SOAP LAKE – Director Clifford Bresee will be holding auditions in Soap Lake for the upcoming production of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Our Town.”
Auditions are 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday at the Masquers Theater in Soap Lake. “Our Town” opens April 22 and runs through May 8.

Seniors: Meatballs are on the menu
The Quincy Senior Center is serving Swedish meatballs at Thursday’s weekly dinner.
Also on the menu are mashed potatoes with gravy, Capri vegetables, salad, rolls and cream cheese brownies. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and costs $7 a person.
Bridge winners were Peggy Emtman and Bea Weinand. Pinochle winners were Nick Todd and Judy Todd. Dominoes winners were Dan Neumann and Mark Owens. Rummikub winners were Glenn Barrow and Pam Barrow.

It’s a puppy, kitten shower!
The Quincy Animal Shelter is throwing a puppy and kitten shower on March 10.
The event is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shelter, 213 6th Ave. N.E. Volunteers who are interested in fostering pregnant animals or young pups or kittens are needed. Come learn about the fostering program.
The event also is a good time to donate supplies. On the shower wishlist are formula, dry and wet puppy or kitten food, blankets or towels, toys, puppy pads, unscented baby wipes, infant heating disks and litter or wood pellets.

10-day church revival starts on Friday
The Quincy Bible Missionary Church will have a 10-day revival beginning Friday.
The revival is March 4-13 at the church, 201 N St. S.W. Meetings will be 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Saturday and then 9:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on March 6 and March 13.

Students, staff join for talent show
A Quincy High School senior is putting on a student and staff talent show on Saturday.
The show is 6 p.m. at the QHS performing arts center. Cost is $3. Money raised will go to a local Bible club.
The public is invited to come and enjoy some great local entertainment.