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Super Bowl Events, Valentine’s Day Surprises And More In This Week’s FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week!

Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week.

FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com!

So what’s on the FUN10 for this week? Read on …

Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Super Bowl Sunday!

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, and no matter whether you’re rooting for the Bucs or the Chiefs, or the chef at your house to make delicious food, we hope you all have a fun and safe Sunday!

And… Here’s Somewhere You Can Check Out The Super Bowl

At Daiquiri Factory in the District, Rock Island, you can join Instamix Live, Morgan Rose, Shaun Foist, Barry Stock, and more for their first ever Super Bowl Party!

Hosted by The Daquiri Factory in Rock Island, your ticket includes food and drinks. Limited space available!

Join Saints For Valentine’s In The Village

Saints, at 2302 E. 11th St., Village of East Davenport, is having a special Valentine’s In The Village celebration!
Love is in the air! Join us in the Village of East Davenport February 12th-13th, 2021 for deals and events at the businesses listed below!
* Bayside Bistro
Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!* Brew in the Village
* Calla
* Camp McClellan Cellars
* Caty + Rose
* Just Because
* Lagomarcino’s Confectionery
* Mary’s Diamonds & Jewelry
* Mezzanine Boutique
* Mint Green Boutique
* The Plaid Rabbit
* Royal T’s Beauty Parlor
* SAINTS Boutique
* Sunlight Yoga Center
* The Village Corner Deli
* Wide River Winery
{All businesses have different hours. Please check times on their websites/social media pages}
Stay tuned as these local businesses post about their specials, deals, and events happening during our “Valentines in the Village” event!
Join us and support local this Valentine’s Weekend!<3

Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!Waxahatchee Goes Live Online!

Waxahatchee was originally slated to play Codfish Hollow, but she had to cancel her show due to covid.
However, fans of her music can still check out her show this week in a special live performance going online!
Watch here: https://www.bandsintown.com/…/102447850-waxahatchee-at…
Online Event Starts: Thursday, February 11, 2021 9:00:00 PM EST

Celebrate Darwin Day Online

2021 is the 150th Anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s Descent of Man. The Humanist Association of Ireland’s 2021 Darwin Day lecture will examine how the work holds up in the light of today’s knowledge of genetics and human evolution.
It will take place on Zoom on #darwinday2021
This year, we are delighted that our speaker will be Professor Aoife McLysaght. Aoife is Head of the Genetics Department at Trinity College Dublin, where she has led a research group focusing on Molecular Evolution since 2003.
Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!She was a member of the international consortium that published the first draft of the Human Genome sequence in 2001; was the first to discover novel human-specific genes, in 2000; identified links between gene duplication patterns and human disease; and has made significant contributions to our understanding of the human genome, as well as the genomes of other animals, plants and viruses.
In 2018 Aoife was awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant. She is on the editorial board of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Genome Biology and Evolution, and Cell Reports, and is a member of the Genetics Society, and the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, of which she was elected President in 2017.
Aoife takes a keen interest in communicating science to the public in an engaging and accessible manner. She has given many talks at public events, including music festivals, The Royal Institution, and Brian Cox and Robin Ince’s Christmas Science shows. She is a frequent contributor to radio discussions including BBC Radio 4, and has been a regular columnist for the Irish Times science page.
WHAT: HAI Darwin Day lectures are a unique opportunity to hear an expert speak in an accessible manner on what can often be a complex and inaccessible scientific topic. It is a FREE event and ALL ARE WELCOME.
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 12, 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: The 2021 iteration will take place on Zoom: #darwinday2021
Charles Darwin’s birthday, February 12th, is marked among humanists as a celebration of the rational. Darwin’s theory of Evolution by Natural Selection is, some humanists would argue, the greatest idea ever. It shows that organisms can improve in tiny steps by blind evolution without any higher purpose or higher cause. It changed completely humanity’s view of ourselves and establishes humans firmly as part of nature as a whole.
Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!The Humanist Association of Ireland has, for many years, marked the occasion with a public lecture by a distinguished scientist who will bring information and insights about important developments to a general audience.

Join the BanD

BanD acoustic is playing at 8 p.m. Friday at The Pub, 426 1st Ave., Milan!
join BanD for their debut at The Pub in Milan!!!! Music from all your favorite artists from Sinatra to Midland and most everything in-between!!

Live On Tuesday Night, It’s Trivia Night Live!

Trivia Night Live is rolling into The Tangled Wood in Bettendorf every Tuesday at 7 p.m.!
It’s Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!Free To Play, with up to eight people per team playing in various categories.

What is Trivia Night Live?

Trivia Night Live is a live interactive team trivia game played at your favorite restaurants and bars. The game consists of four rounds of questions of increasing difficulty and point values. Categories range from current events, history, geography, science, sports, and more….

Trivia Night Live is free to play, and you can have up to 8 members on a team.

Prizes are awarded for the winner of the 1st half and the overall winners win a $25 gift card for 1st Place, $10 for 2nd Place (cannot be used the same night).

We ask a question, and then play a song. Your team has the duration of that song to turn in your answer. No cell phones. web devices or smart watches can be used, just the useless trivial knowledge contained between your ears.


presented by Think & Drink Entertainment.

Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!Bootleg Hill Open Mic Every Thursday

Looking for a spot to showcase your talents?

How about the Bootleg Hill open mic night?

The musical open mic night is back. Happening weekly at Bootleg Hill Honey Meads in downtown Davenport. All are welcome. Hosted by Dan Fennesy and starts at 8 p.m.

Rock Out With Rock Star Bingo

It’s time to rock out with rock star bingo!
Think you know your music trivia? Time to test your skills!
Think you know your music?
If you know what song contains these lyrics, you would probably love Rock Star Bingo!
“And she’s watching him with those eyes,
And she’s loving him with that body, I just know it,
Yeah ‘n’ he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night.”
What is Rock Star Bingo?
Just like “regular” bingo, but we replaced bingo numbers, like “B16”, with parts of songs. If you know the song title (no phones, devices or apps – basically no cheating), then place a bingo chip on that square. Get 5 squares in a row and you’re a winner!!
Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!It’s the most fun you will ever have playing bingo!
According to the folks involved, here are the deets:
**NEW Start Time of 7pm**
Rock Star Bingo
EVERY Wednesday @ 7pm
The Tangled Wood (Bettendorf, IA)
B-I-N-G-O +
Name That Tune +
Rock Star Bingo
FREE To Play
Win FREE drinks!

Music changes EVERY week!
Music from the 50’s through music that came out in the last month!


Check Out A Great Show From Your Living Room!

The Bureau of Cultural Affairs (BCA) at Western Illinois University will offer a series of five free, virtual shows for the Spring 2021 semester as part of “On the Couch – Virtual Arts Series.”

The production company, BiCoastal Productions, is offering free shows to presenters like BCA during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to offer exposure to the arts to audiences. Each show begins at 7 p.m. on a series of Wednesdays.

Super Bowl Events, Valentine's Day Surprises And More In This Week's FUN10!The schedule includes:

• Feb. 10 – “The Red Hot Chilli Pipers” – Bagpipers who Rock – is the band AC/DC meets poet Robert Burns, with rock anthems sitting “comfortably alongside the great tunes from the glens and the mountains of Scotland.”

The nine-piece ensemble consists of pipers, guitarists, keyboard and drummers who have played from New York to Beijing to Melbourne. The band has four music degrees from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and all the pipers and drummers have played at the top level in bag piping.

“The Red Hot Chilli Pipers,” formed in 2002, won the top prize on the United Kingdom television talent show, “When Will I Be Famous,” in 2007, were awarded a gold record for over 100,000 sales in the UK of their first album, “Bagrock to the Masses,” and triple platinum status for their third album, “Blast Live.”

• Feb. 17 – “Married to Broadway,” starring the Sharpe Family Singers – The real married stars of “Les Miserables,” Ron and Barbara Sharpe, first met on stage on Broadway playing the romantic lead roles of Marius and Cosette.

Now, with two grown children; a pair of identical twin boys, and three “adopted” family members (the boyfriend, the best friend and the lovable uncle) this group has formed The Sharpe Family Singers to bring their love of Broadway to stages across America.

In “Married to Broadway,” The Sharpe Family Singers share their love of Broadway musicals by performing the big, showstopping numbers that are audience favorites around the world. Their repertoire includes songs from new hit Broadway shows like “Hamilton” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” blockbuster movies like “The Greatest Showman,” hits from Disney On Broadway and Broadway’s Rock & Roll musicals as well as classic show tunes from “Phantom,” “Cats,” “Evita,” “Guys and Dolls,” “West Side Story,” “Carousel,” “Fiddler,” “Les Miserables” and more.

• Feb. 24 – The Silhouettes® – America’s Got Talent: The Champions! was founded in 2009, and was the first runner-up on “America’s Got Talent” season six in 2011, and Golden Buzzer winners on America’s Got Talent – The Champions in 2020.

The premiere shadow-dance company was created and directed by Lynne Waggoner-Patton. The company trains, films and performs its live shows, including “LOVE Happens,” “Heroes Tribute,” “For the Child,” “The Gift,” “Behind the Curtain” and “Shadowspook” at its theatre in Westminster, CO.

The Silhouettes® have been featured in television commercials and various other television shows, as well as in customized corporate events for major Fortune 500 companies. They have traveled the world from Ireland to Poland to Mexico and Canada and recently completed a four-month tour of Germany in 73 theatres, receiving standing ovations and outstanding reviews.

For more information about the schedule, visit westernpresents.com.

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