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Trivia Night Live Rockin’ The Tangled Wood Tuesday Night

March 1st, 2021

Trivia Night Live is rolling into The Tangled Wood in Bettendorf every Tuesday at 7 p.m.! It’s 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... Read More

WQPT Hosting Variety Of Hemingway Related Activities

March 1st, 2021

WQPT presents a variety of outreach activities in conjunction with the new Ken Burns documentary Hemingway. Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway examines the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers America has ever produced. Interweaving his eventful biography with excerpts from his writing, we will see beyond the façade of the public image, becoming intimately familiar with this brilliant, ambitious, charismatic, and egocentric man. Beginning this week you can log on to https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/hemingway/events/ and join Conversations... Read More

Rock Island Should Go Back To 3 a.m. Closing For Downtown

March 1st, 2021

Imagine it’s Super Bowl Sunday, pre-covid. You’re in your home, minding your own business, watching TV, having a couple beverages with a number of friends, having a good time. Across the street, you see lights on in your neighbors’ houses. You see cars out front. They have guests too, and all of you are enjoying a weekend night. Suddenly, the evening is split by the flashing lights and squeal of two police cars, and an ambulance in tow, roaring down your street and pulling up to your neighbor’s house. Everyone is looking out the windows to see what’s going on. You all see your neighbor... Read More

Today’s Video You Deserve Definitely Has Legs

March 1st, 2021

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video details a situation I think we can all relate to. I know I’m not the only one who’s found himself working... Read More

Rock Island Library Partners with Prairie State Legal Services for Criminal Record Expungement Overview

February 28th, 2021

Rock Island Public Library and Prairie State Legal Services will host a free virtual presentation on the criminal record expungement process at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 3. The presentation will be offered via Zoom, and registration is required. Kevin Hempy, the Equal Justice Works Fellow for Prairie State Legal Services, will provide a brief overview of Prairie State’s service area, types of cases, and how to apply for their services. Attendees will learn about record expungement, sealing of criminal records in Illinois, and other forms of criminal records relief. To register, visit the calendar... Read More

Western Illinois University Students Honored at Virtual IRHA Conference

February 28th, 2021

Several Western Illinois University students were honored during the Illinois Residence Hall Association (IRHA) Virtual Leadership Conference Feb. 20-21, hosted by Northern Illinois University. The conference is made up of Illinois schools, and the weekend is dedicated to showing school spirit, attending and presenting programs and showcasing and learning what other schools around the state are doing. WIU students who attended include junior nursing major Brooke Barnes, of Plainfield; freshman University advising major Jon’a Levi, of Bettendorf, IA; freshman art major Rivers Ashton, of Lincolnton,... Read More

Jump On In To This Week’s FUN10 For Fun Times This Week!

February 28th, 2021

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! 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... Read More

Industrial Hemp in Iowa Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

February 27th, 2021

What does the re-legalization of industrial hemp mean for Iowa? How is it grown? Can it compete with corn or replace single-use plastics? Eastern Iowa Community College now has a degree program in industrial hemp production. Join our Zoom presentation on Thursday, March 4th at 6:00 pm with instructor Shane Mairet to learn more about the fascinating possibilities. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/7426946 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This... Read More

Partners Of Scott County Watersheds Hosting Free Webinar

February 27th, 2021

Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting a special free webinar on fertilizer application and water quality management on Friday, March 12 from 12-1pm. Jake Vossenkemper, Agronomy Lead with Twin State, Inc./Liqui-Grow will present “Agronomic Measurement Factors for Preserving Water Quality in Corn-Soybean Cropping Systems in the U.S. Midwest.” Conservations practices in agriculture are more relevant today than they ever have been in human history. Join this free webinar to learn about practical management factors that farmers can employ to preserve water quality and store carbon... Read More

WIU to Host All Major Career and Internship Fair March 9

February 27th, 2021

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Western Illinois University will host an All Major Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, March 9. The event will be held on the Handshake platform and is open to all current WIU students, alumni and other regional college and university students. Participants can register in advance on Handshake, at joinhandshake.com, and sign up for virtual one-on-one sessions and 30-minute group meetings with the over 50 organizations that will be in attendance. Local and regional employers offering internships, part-time and full-time positions in business, government,... Read More