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Posted on Mar 29, 2019

News briefs, week of March 27, 2019

Senior Center: Serving cheeseburgers
Last week’s game winners at Quincy Senior Center were: pinochle – Betty Seader and Wilma DeLeeuw; bridge – Nancy Street and Bev McDonald; and dominoes – Susan Lacy and Mark Owens.
Wednesday’s meal is cheeseburger, potato salad and peanut butter chocolate chip cookie. Thursday dinner is chicken a la king, peas, glazed carrots, green salad and chocolate chip cookie.
Dinner is served at 6 p.m. Prices are $10 for members and $11 for nonmembers.
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is $5 for members, $6 for nonmembers, with a $1 charge for to-go orders. Senior citizens may have lunches delivered Monday through Wednesday in-side Quincy city limits for an additional $2; call 787-3231.
Weekly activities include Monday – TOPS at 4 p.m.; Tuesday – coffee hour at 10 a.m. and SAIL class at 2 p.m.; Wednesday – bridge at 12:30 p.m., Chat and Stitch at 1 p.m.; Thursday – SAIL class at 2 p.m., din-ner at 6 p.m., followed by games at 6:30 p.m.
The center is open to all seniors 50 years and older, membership is $20 a year or $200 for lifetime.

Lions Club bingo

Valentin Carrillo holds the winning card of the last game of this year’s Quincy Valley Lions Spring Bingo. The last of more than 30 games carried a jackpot of about $200 for the winner. Dozens of people showed up at the Quincy Valley Business & Conference Center for the bingo, which entertained people of all ages for hours on March 24.
Photo by Sebastian Moraga/Post-Register

Barn exhibit reception to be held
The new exhibit inside the recently completed Community Heritage Barn is set to be unveiled with a Grand Opening reception from 1:30 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 30.
The barn and its exhibit, titled “Hope and Hard Work: The Story of Our Farms and Food,” are the latest additions to the Quincy Heritage Park at 415 F St. SW, along Highway 28, in Quincy.
The exhibit is free and open to the public from Friday, April 5, through Saturday, May 11, on Friday and Saturdays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., then again during summer. Check the Facebook page of Quincy Valley Historical Society or call 509-787-4685 for an exact schedule.

Bunco games set for Senior Center
It’s time for Bunco fun at the Quincy Senior Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m., on April 9. The cost is $10, and eve-ryone is welcome.

Masquers puts modern twist to Shakespeare
Masquers Theater in Soap Lake will present the comedy “I Hate Shakespeare!” written by Steph Deferie and directed by Patrick Rosman, with a cast of 18. Each cast member plays at least two roles in this fast-paced, action-filled comedy that helps make some of Shakespeare’s writings more understandable and relevant to today’s audience. The show opens April 12 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through April 28, with shows Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at www.masquers.com or call the box office at 509-246-2611.

Mended Hearts group to meet
Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91 will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, April 1, at Central Washington Hospital Conference Rooms A & B, on the ground floor. The public is invited to come and hear “What It’s Like to Have a Heart Transplant,” by Dr. Gill, heart transplant recipient, and his wife, Dianna. For more information, contact Jan Cripe at 509-393-4768

Quincy library schedules activities
Quincy Public Library, 208 Central Ave. S., 787-2359, offers programs at no charge, including the following.
March 27, Slime STEM Activity, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; limited to 30 children or while supplies last.
March 28, Preschool Story Time & Craft, 10:30 a.m.
March 28, Bilingual Story Time with Deb, 4 p.m.
March 29, Movie Day Kid Friendly Movie, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
March 30, STEM Kits, 1-3 p.m.; a variety of games to play with.
April 1, Minecraft Session, 3-5 p.m.; sign-up required ahead of time.
April 2, Creative Crafts, fun with craft supplies, 1-3 p.m.
April 3, Carlos Gil presents Humanities Washington “From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story,” 6 p.m. Geared toward adults and teens.
April 4, Knights of Veritas, 11 a.m. Knights will demonstrate cutting with a sword, how to put on medieval armor and more. Geared for children.
April 4, Minecraft Session 3-5 p.m.; sign-up required ahead of time.
April 5, Movie Day 1-3 p.m., a newly released movie.
April 6, Building with Legos and Straw Building Set 1-3 p.m.