Sunday - February 23, 2020
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Put On Your Dancing Shoes With Junior Theater Dance Camp!

February 23rd, 2020

Pack your dance bag and get ready to leap, turn, and express yourself at Davenport Junior Theater’s dance camps! Dancers from beginner to advanced will have fun learning new skills, improving their technique, and meeting others at the theater, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Dancers will take classes in Jazz, Ballet, and Contemporary technique. Each day of camp will start with a large group warmup in the theatre then rotation through each style. The week will end with an onstage performance for parents on Friday, July 31st. Click here or on any camp to learn more! Ages: 7-18 years Time:... Read More

Not Another Bridal Expo Lives Up To Its Name

February 23rd, 2020

Not Another Bridal Expo is, well, not another bridal expo. The event, taking place 6:30-11 Friday, March 13, at The University Club, 1518 5th Ave., Moline, bills itself as “a new and exciting twist on bridal Expos. Wedding vendors put on a mock wedding giving you an inside look at their work in real time, similar to what your wedding guests see on your wedding day. Expect to see an epic cocktail hour, grand entrance, first dance, cake cutting, open dancing, band performances, and more!” What’s the MORE? We’ll leave that for you to discover. And oh, will you want to discover... Read More

Shifting Seasons Mini-Camp Gets Kids Into Performing Arts

February 22nd, 2020

Spring into the summer sun before you fall into a winter wonderland at Davenport Junior Theater, 2822 Eastern Avenue! Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep students from the completion of their appointed fun as they dive into all the seasons of the year with our Shifting Seasons Mini Camp. Students can adventure throughout DJT, exploring acting, movement, lights, sound, make-up and more. Students will collaborate on the creation of their very own script to perform! Click here or on any camp to learn more! Ages: 4-7 years Time: 8:30am-Noon Cost: $110 resident / $130... Read More

Art Gallery Coming To NorthPark? Meeting At Bucktown For Artists

February 21st, 2020

Artists and those who are interested in art can attend a meeting about creating an art gallery in Northpark Mall for local artists to display and sell their art at 1 pm on Saturday, Feb. 29, in suite 203, Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 Second Street, Davenport, Iowa. The leaders of the meeting, Barb and Jim Toner have lived in the Quad Cities for more than 30 years. Barb has been a fused glass artist for about six years and has sold her pieces in Bucktown and The Artery. These two art centers will close March 31, and many of the artists have few options to sell their art in the Quad Cities.... Read More

Deadline Monday To Sign Up For Spring Soccer At East Moline Silvis Soccer Club

February 21st, 2020

There’s still time to register for your child to play soccer in the spring! Looking for a great spot for your child to play soccer? Sign up for East Moline Silvis Soccer Club! EMSSC has the most players (nine) participating in the Illinois Olympic Development Program statewide, their U14 travel team won the USA Cup in Minnesota last summer and their U12 travel team is ranked #8 in Illinois out of over 250 teams! Deadline for spring rec soccer is next Monday, February 24th! Registration for the spring 2020 session of rec soccer is now open.  This is ONLY for players that DID NOT play rec... Read More

Still Time To Register For Mother Son Dance At RiverCenter

February 21st, 2020

There’s still time to register for a special night for Moms and their sons! Mothers and their boys can enjoy a fun night together courtesy of Davenport Parks and Rec at the Mother Son Formal dance March 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the RiverCenter. Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department is hosting their annual Mother Son Formal on Sunday Mar 8 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Couples will be treated to a dinner buffet, crafts, dancing and a chance to win prizes. A professional photographer will be available to take couple’s photos. The cost for... Read More

Explore Your World With Junior Theatre Camps

February 21st, 2020

Students can adventure throughout Junior Theatre, exploring all elements acting, theater design, and a wide array of other fun topics! Students collaborate on ideas for the creation of their very own script that they perform on the final day for family & friends in our main theatre! Ages: 6-13 years; Time: 8:45am-3:30pm; Cost: $165 resident / $185 non-resident. Early drop off starting at 7:30am and late pickup ending at 5:30pm are available. Each camp, held at the theater, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, has its own special theme around which the whole adventure is created. Click here or... Read More

Visit with Unseen Guests at Igor’s Bistro

February 21st, 2020

Have you heard that Igor’s Bistro in Rock Island is said to be haunted? Many people have had ghostly experiences there. In fact, it has its own chapter in a book written by local authors called Ghosts of The Quad Cities. Come experience it for yourself, along with non-alcoholic drinks and hors d’oeuvres prepared and served by Igor’s Bistro (3055 38th Street Rock Island) this Sunday Feb 23 from 3 – 6 p.m. Igor’s has a reputation for having the spookiest atmosphere in town! Come see what they brew up. Adult beverages will be available upon request but will not be included... Read More

Truckfighters, Valley of the Sun, Daykeeper Rev Into RIBCO

February 20th, 2020

Truckfighters, Valley of the Sun, Daykeeper Rock Island Brewing Co. 1815 2nd Ave, Rock Island Saturday, February 22 Doors 7/Show 8 $18/18+ Heavy music devotees in the QCA are used to high-quality touring bands stopping at the Rock Island Brewing Company with clockwork regularity. This Saturday’s bill, however, will cause even the most complacent headbanger to take note. Swedish desert rockers Truckfighters are back from a short breakup, and, with Ohio’s Valley of the Sun in tow, are visiting Rock Island for the first time in years. Wake Brewing, the heaviest brewery in the Midwest,... Read More

Sweet! Chocolate Experience A Treat At Quad City Botanical Center

February 20th, 2020

Attention chocolate lovers, and those who love them: The Quad City Botanical Center is hosting Chocolate Experience, a family-friendly event for all ages from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  March 15! Local chocolatiers and sweet treat shops will be offering free samples of their tasty creations and have products for guests to purchase and take home to enjoy after Chocolate Experience or give as gifts for Easter or Mother’s Day. Non-edible chocolate items will also be for sale at the event. During the Chocolate Experience guests can enjoy the indoor and outdoor gardens at no additional charge and activities... Read More