Tri-State event and non-school cancellations

Schools aren't the only places affected by severe weather leading into Saturday. A number of area organizations are canceling events as a precaution.

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Horse and carriage rides not happening at Christmas Time in Barry Saturday. Santa will be at firehouse at 2:00 p.m. Food available.

The Unity girls basketball tournament is canceled for Saturday, December 14.

The Colchester food pantrys is OPEN for Saturday, December 14 from 10am until noon.

The Childrenâ??s Christmas program at Christ Lutheran Church (333 South 36th St.) in Quincy that was originally scheduled for Saturday, December 14 has been postponed due to inclement weather. The program has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. Caroling at Bickford will proceed as originally planned.

â??Breakfast with Santaâ?? scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14 at Vatterott in Quincy has been canceled due to the potential of inclement weather. There is no make-up date.

Western Illinois University Convocation and Commencement activities will be held as scheduled Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14. Western students who are unable to participate in the Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14 ceremonies due to winter weather conditions are eligible to participate in May 2014 ceremonies as an alternative. In response to concerns regarding the forecasted winter weather, the University will allow students scheduled to participate in this December's ceremony the option to defer attendance until May. Students wishing to change their participation in the honors, graduate or undergraduate ceremonies are asked to contact the Office of the Registrar at (309) 298-1891.

Blood drive scheduled at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Quincy Saturday, Dec. 14 has been canceled.

Quincy Area Youth Orchestra rehearsal is canceled for Saturday, Dec. 14 in the morning.

K&L Arena in Quincy will open the facility at 11 a.m. for soccer games. All games scheduled on the big field for 11:30 and later will continue as planned. Small field games scheduled at 9, 10, 11 and 12 p.m. will NOT play and will be rescheduled. First Touch program WILL continue as scheduled, beginning at 1 p.m.

All classes at Gem City Gymnastics and Tumbling in Quincy are canceled for Saturday, Dec. 14 due to weather.


Hannibal Free Public Library closed Friday, Dec. 13 at 1:30 p.m. due to weather. It will reopen, weather permitting, Saturday, Dec. 14.

Hannibal YMCA hurricanes 10:45 a.m. swimming meet is canceled for Saturday, Dec. 14 against Mexico and Fulton YMCAs.


The Keokuk Public Library is closed for Saturday, December 14.

Basketball games at the Hoerner YMCA in Keokuk canceled for Saturday, Dec. 14.

Keokuk Christian Academy in Keokuk, Iowa has canceled their Christmas Program. The production will be rescheduled for a later date.

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