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Free Movies For Kids A Sweet Valentine From Rock Island Library

February 14th, 2020

If you’re looking for free ways to engage your child or teen this February, the Rock Island Public Library has some pretty sweet deals planned for you. Two free movies on the afternoon of Friday, February 14 will help give Rock Island and Milan children and teens something to do in their time off school. (Elementary students in the Rock Island/Milan School District have early dismissal on February 14, while junior high and high-school students are out for Parent-Teacher conferences.) Options include an animated movie for children at the Rock Island Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, and... Read More

Find Humor in The Worst Valentine’s Day at The Speakeasy

February 13th, 2020

The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue), in downtown Rock Island, has the perfect comedy show for those of you who find it therapeutic (or just funny) to hear about other people’s dating and romance disasters and/or success stories! Doors for The Worst Valentine’s Day open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show and can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2 or online at https://www.thecirca21speakeasy.com/events. The Lunchbox sketch comedy troupe is back with another Valentine’s spectacular full of terrible dates, incorrect holiday... Read More

Quad-Cities Restaurant Week Kicks Off With Puck Visit

February 12th, 2020

Quad Cities Restaurant Week celebrates its eighth year for delighting diners during this local culinary celebration on February 24-March 1, 2020, organized by Visit Quad Cities.  Visit www.qcrestaurantweek.com and discover 40 Quad Cities’ eateries and their featured specials for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. “Restaurant Week is an opportunity to promote our local QC culinary experience,” said Dave Herrell, President and CEO, Visit Quad Cities.  “Restaurants are vitally important to the Quad Cities regional destination and the more we support them the better.  We are also fired up about... Read More

‘Wizard Of Oz’ Magically Appears For Davenport Junior Theatre

February 12th, 2020

Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) continues its 68th season of theatre “for kids, by kids.’  With 500 registrations in the winter theatre and dance programs, DJT now turns its sights to its all student production of Wizard of Oz on the mainstage, running Feb. 15-23 at the theater at 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. “We last mounted the show in 2011,” said Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director.  “Our Mainstage Company is far more dynamic now, with more resources and more students to help tell this amazing story.  In terms of cast, this is the largest show in DJT’s history.” Wizard of Oz... Read More

Figge Offers Different Idea For Valentine’s Day

February 12th, 2020

Show your love for the Figge Art Museum this Valentine’s Day – Friday, February 14! Don’t spend money on flowers that will wilt, or calorie filled chocolate, instead make a gift for the museum’s first Annual Day of Giving. Whether you make a gift of $5 or $500, the Figge would love to be your Valentine and any amount will make a difference in reaching our one-day goal of $5,000. Enjoy special incentives and contests while showing your support with an online gift at: www.mightycause.com/organization/Figge. “This is the Figge’s first annual day of giving and we are so excited,” says... Read More

EMSSC Bringing Top Soccer To The Quad-Cities

February 12th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club has long brought top soccer play to the area. Now they’re bringing TOPSoccer to the Quad-Cities. EMSSC is debuting TOPSoccer, a program for mentally and physically disabled people ages 5-22, at the East Moline Soccer Complex in May. TOPSoccer is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities to learn and play the game of soccer. Organized by volunteers and our coaching staff, the program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, who has a mental or physical disability.... Read More

Enjoy Some Havana Daydreamin’ in Downtown Davenport

February 12th, 2020

Are you ready to warm things up this weekend, Quad Cities?! Break out the flipflops and the island gear for an afternoon and night of pub crawls, food, drink, and music, with proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley! The Quad City Parrot Head Club invites all to the 16th Annual Havana Daydreamin’ this Saturday Feb 15. A Pirate Pub Crawl will take place in downtown Davenport from 12 – 4 p.m. The fun continues from 6 p.m. – Midnight at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Two parties with one small price! Entertainment will be provided by 5-time Trop Rock... Read More

Jason Aldean Makes Tour Stop in Moline

February 11th, 2020

Country music star, Jason Aldean, brings ‘We Back Tour’ to the Quad Cities! We Back Tour takes place at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Thursday Feb 13 at 7:30 and features the music of Jason Aldean, with special guests Morgan Wallen, Riley Green and Dee Jay Silver. After almost 15 years at the top of his format, reigning ACM “Artist of the Decade” Jason Aldean has seen trends come and go. Hell, he helped bring a few out of the shadows, like a Country-music Columbus making the mainstream’s first contact with hard rock (“Hicktown”), hip-hop (“Dirt Road Anthem”)... Read More

Rhythm City Brings Balloon Fest To Quad-Cities

February 10th, 2020

The Quad-Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival and Rhythm City® Casino Resort are proud to bring you the 2020 festival in a new, unique location. This year’s event will be hosted onsite at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, IA on Friday, August 14 through Saturday, August 15. Gates open at 4 PM daily. Admission is free but donation items or cash are appreciated and will benefit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center. A list of items of need can be found online at qcawc.org. Attendees can expect to view the balloon launch at 6 PM each day with tethered balloon rides post launch for $15 per rider, free balloon... Read More

Gladys Knight Coming To Rhythm City Casino

February 10th, 2020

Seven-time Grammy Award-winning artist, Gladys Knight, who was named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 100 greatest singers of all time will be live at the Event Center at Rhythm City Casino Resort on Friday, July 10 at 8 PM.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 14 at 10 AM CST. Prices for this show range from $55 to $125 depending on seat location. Tickets may be purchased online at rhythmcitycasino.com, by calling 844-852-4FUN or in person at The Market gift shop inside Rhythm City Casino.   The great ones endure, and Knight has long been one of the greatest. Very few singers over... Read More

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