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Coal Valley Daze Returns for Some Fall Fun!

September 16th, 2019

Who is ready for fall?! Well, Coal Valley is! Make plans to spend your weekend at Valley Daze Fall Fest! This 3-day festival of fun takes place this Thursday Sep 19, Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21. All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park (1st Street Coal Valley), uncles otherwise noted. Admission is FREE! Golf Cart Taxi will be running on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 11:30 p.m. and from 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday. Designated drop off locations at Bicentennial (1004 1st Street Coal Valley). Burgers, Brats, Rib eye, Hot Dogs & Tenderloin Sandwiches will also be grilled... Read More

Midwest’s Favorite Marathon Returns to Quad Cities

September 15th, 2019

Are you ready for the Midwest’s favorite marathon? The TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Saturday Sep 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

September 15th, 2019

As the leaves are turning colors and the temperatures cool, Rock Island Public Library is going to be falling over itself to make autumn a fun season for area families! The library has a full slate of events upcoming. Here’s the lowdown: Back to School! August – December 2019 Events Adults, General Audiences New: Bangtan Book Club. Monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 pm, see date for location. Do you know BTS, the Korean-pop band? Then you know their music is filled with literary influences! Join us monthly as we meet to discuss the books that have inspired certain BTS albums. Starting... Read More

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in East Moline!

September 14th, 2019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day at the East Moline Mexico’s Independence Day Fiesta and Parade! The parade starts at 12 p.m. and the fiesta begins at 2 p.m., at Runner’s Park (742 15th Avenue East Moline) on Sunday Sep 15. LULAC 5285 and the Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico are hosting the fiesta princess contest with QCBF performing later in the evening! There will also be DJ Guerrero and other entertainment throughout the day. Interested in being a vendor or in the parade?  For more information and registration forms, visit: http://bit.ly/EMoFiestaParade. Come... Read More

FIRST LEGO League Kickoff!

September 13th, 2019

Quad Cities’ FIRST LEGO League teams from Iowa and Illinois including students, coaches and mentors are cordially invited to attend the FREE, 7th Annual FIRST LEGO League Kickoff. Please note there is also a parallel, FIRST LEGO League Junior Kickoff.  Here is a link with further info. The Kickoff provides a fun, interactive way to meet other teams, learn together and share key FIRST LEGO League information.  This includes opportunities to talk with Innovation Project Challenge experts about buildings and public spaces in your community.  In addition, you can learn from experienced FIRST LEGO... Read More

Circa Making It ‘Rain!’

September 13th, 2019

What does Circa ’21 have in common with Lil John? They both love to make it “rain!” For the final production in the theatre’s spectacular 2019 season, Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse closes its 42nd year with the eagerly awaited return of a musical-comedy classic: the Tony Award-nominated SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN. Running through Nov. 2, this funny, romantic, endlessly charming adaptation of Hollywood’s iconic movie musical boasts marvelously memorable songs, unforgettable characters and is being brought to life by a splendid team of returning and debuting professional... Read More

Redstone Room Rockin’ Out this Weekend

September 13th, 2019

Looking for some amazing live music this weekend, in the Quad Cities? Then look no further than the River Music Experience! 3 Years Hollow, Discrepancies, Alborn and Hong Kong Sleepover take the Redstone Room stage at River Music Experience (129 N Main Street Davenport) this Saturday Sep 14. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this all-ages show are just $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Get yours today! For more information, visit http://rivermusicexperience.org/Upcoming-Events/Calendar-of-Events/3-Years-Hollow,-Discrepancies,-Alborn-and-Hong-Kon.  Read More

Comedy Sportz Headed To Black Box Theatre

September 12th, 2019

The Black Box Theatre in Downtown Moline is proud to host ComedySportz and their All New Musical Match coming Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 pm.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm. ComedySportz matches feature two teams of comedians competing for points and laughs. A referee calls the fouls and keeps the match on track. You are the judge, you decide the winners! Every match is for everyone, and for the first time ever, the matches are musical! More information is available at CSz Quad Cities – Home of ComedySportz The Black Box Theatre is located at 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, IL and tickets... Read More

Rave 2 The Grave at Zombie Prom Quad Cities

September 12th, 2019

  Hey Quad Cities, are the ready for the ultimate rave to the grave? Then don’t miss the Official After-Party for Midwest Monster Fest! The Factory of Fear and Recently Departed Productions will be hosting Zombie Prom Quad Cities 2019 at Midwest Monster Fest at the Element – Moline (316 12th St Moline) on Saturday Sep 14 at 8 p.m. Zombie Prom Quad Cities gives you a chance to re-live that classic High School formal with a fun and ghoulish twist. Zombie attire and makeup are required, but if you do not have your own makeup, zombie makeovers will be available for a $10 donation. Zombie... Read More

Vintage Football And Rugby Runs Into Rock Island

September 12th, 2019

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL, vintage style, AND some rugby??? On September 28th 2019, Vintage Football returns to Douglas Park in Rock Island! The game this year will celebrate the 100th season of the NFL. Season 1 started right here in Douglas Park and we are excited to kickoff the 100th season the same way! Come see a vintage football game using 1920’s rules with replica uniforms and a melon football. Full details to come soon but introductions will begin at 1:30. Kickoff is at 2PM. 1920’s automobiles will be on display. The concession stand will be open serving food and drinks. This... Read More

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