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Take A Ride With Augie’s Equestrian Team

May 2nd, 2017

For the past two years, I have ridden on Augustana’s Western Equestrian Team with the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. It has been on this team that I have met some of my closest friends from college, ridden some amazing horses, and gained so much experience with handling different horses in a show arena. It is through associations like this that equestrians can experience what they love while gaining show experience and horse time as well as pursuing their degrees and completing their studies. Being on the Equestrian Team, I have traveled to several colleges, shared a hotel room with... Read More

Augustana Fencing More Than Duel-ly Entertaining

April 25th, 2017

What drew you into movies the most? Was it the storyline? The romance? The characters? The costumes? Or was it the action scenes: the brawling, the pistol duels, the sword fights? For as long as I can remember, movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Princess Bride, and Robin Hood all drew me in with their epic sword fights and swashbuckling heroics. Now that I’m in college I have been given the opportunity to learn this wonderful sport and mimic the amazing combat I witnessed on screen. Of course, there is more to this sport than what meets the eye, it’s not all slashing and hacking at your... Read More

Q-Cs Heads Back To The ‘90s This Weekend

April 13th, 2017

Ah the 90’s. Full House, Home Improvement, Jennifer Anniston’s haircut. What’s not to love? On Saturday, April 15th, the I Wireless Center will be home for the I Love The 90’s Tour. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and go till 10:30 p.m. The door will open at 6:30 p.m. The I Wireless Center is located at 1201 River Dr. in Moline. Tickets are available for purchase here: http://ticketmaster.evyy.net/c/253158/264167/4272?u=http%3A%2F%2Fticketmaster.com%2Fevent%2F0600517776FE0F34 I Love the 90s Tour is featuring Salt-N-Pepa with DJ Spinderella, Kid N Play, Rob Base, All 4 One, Color Me... Read More

Augustana’s Symphonic Band Returns Home

March 10th, 2017

Come and watch Augustana’s Symphonic Band perform their home concert.  On Sunday, March 11th at Centennial Hall, the Symphonic Band will be performing music featured on their 13-day Spring Break trip to Spain. This concert is free and a freewill offering will be accepted. Centennial Hall is located at 3703 7th Avenue in Rock Island and the concert will run from 8:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. You can view the facebook event page at this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1870467176517772/. I was able to interview Sophomore Julia Fraterrigo on what the Symphonic Band will be performing in Spain and... Read More

Brantley Gilbert Rocking Our Little Country Town Friday

March 2nd, 2017

That’s a hell of an Amen! Country musician Brantley Gilbert is coming to rock this quiet little country town on his The Devil Don’t Sleep tour. On Friday, March 3, the I Wireless Center will open its doors for his 7:00 p.m. concert. The I Wireless Center is located at 1201 River Drive in Moline. Tickets are available at the following link: http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005163C67E6234?clickid=U6uV-%25253AwTbRgU0HA31HwWWS%25253AfUkhx9T1HSXTCTM0&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_253158&impradid=253158&REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat253158&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_253158&utm_source=253158-Facebook-+TM&impradname=Facebook-+TM&utm_medium=affiliate&irgwc=1. Brantley... Read More

Make A Story With Writing Workshop!

March 1st, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to watch the scenes you’ve written come to life? Not through a movie or through a long-awaited play, but through you performing the scenes. On Saturday, March 4 from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. you will have the opportunity to act out scenes in Midwest Writing Center’s Make A Scene Fiction/Storytelling Workshop. Midwest Writing Center is located at 401 19th Street in Rock Island on the ground floor. The cost is $15 for MWC members and $20 for non-MWC members. You can purchase tickets at this link: http://www.mwcqc.org/make-a-scene-workshop/ and you... Read More

Sew Many Scraps Eventful, Affordable and Altruistic

February 28th, 2017

If you are looking for an eventful weekend getaway that is affordable and not so far away, you’ll want to attend Adam’s Alliance, MS Crop’s Sew Many Scraps crafting event. From Thursday, March 2, till Sunday, March 5 Adam’s Alliance will be hosting 81 hours of crafting time at Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center at 226 17th Street in Rock Island. This will be their fourth annual weekend hosting this event. Unlimited snacks and drinks will be offered, six feet of crafting space available, and there will be a chance to win a door prize. What is not included in this package deal are: hotel... Read More

Have A Murderous Time At RME Thursday

February 28th, 2017

Ah, the 50’s. The decade of poodle skirts and Elvis Presley. If you’re a fan of this decade then look no further than River Music Entertainment. On Thursday, March 2 running from 5:30 p.m. till 9:30 p.m., RME will be hosting a CAA Murder Mystery Fundraiser. This event is recommended for adults and children ages 12 and up. The facebook event page can be found at this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/238565063220098/. The night sets the scene with a 1950’s hop. The night is, well, hopping, until someone drops dead. It’s up to you to aid the detective in solving the crime before 9:30.... Read More

Learn All About Stones And Crystals At Spellbound

February 16th, 2017

Hey fantasy fans! Have you ever been interested in learning about different types of stones and crystals? Then look no further than Spellbound’s upcoming Stones and Crystals Class on Saturday, February 18th. The price is $5 at the door and seating is very limited so if you plan on attending, you will need to register at the following link. Registration is free of charge.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stones-crystals-5-at-the-door-tickets-31102879550. From 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monica Stone will explore many different stones, what their benefits are, and how to use them. She will also cover... Read More

Radio Control Aircraft And Boats Event Flying Into Q-C

February 16th, 2017

Are you looking for a family friendly event this upcoming weekend? On Saturday, February 18th from 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. various models of Radio Control Aircraft and Boats will be on display at the NorthPark Mall. Computer simulators will also be available to try flying and a raffle for an airplane will be offered. NorthPark Mall is located at 320 West Kimberly Road in Davenport. This event is presented by Davenport Radio Control Society. You can view the facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/392202614462556/. Founded in 1975, Davenport Radio Control Society is an organization... Read More