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The Throw Down Continues at This Year’s Food Truck Fight!

June 17th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ largest gathering of food trucks returns to the banks of the Mississippi in historic LeClaire, for the third year in a row! Experience Food Truck Fight™ along the levee in LeClaire (N Front St. LeClaire) on Saturday Jun 22 from 12 – 8 p.m. This all-day event features your favorite food trucks, live music, beverage tent bounce houses, face painting, a magician and more activities for the whole family! Sample items from each truck and vote for your favorite! Admission is $5 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. You can also avoid the long lines with a VIP ticket for $20. To... Read More

Moline Township’s Free Summer Concert Series Providing Entertainment For All!

June 16th, 2019

Bring the whole family out for free live music at the Moline Township Activity Center, this summer! The Moline Township Activity Center (620 18th Street Moline) proudly presents their Free Summer Concert Series in the Park, every Monday night from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Check out this exciting musical lineup: Jun 17                 Generations Band Jun 24                 Gray Wolf Jul 1                     Tail Fins Jul 8                     Night People Jul 15                   Hot Rods Jul 22                  ... Read More

Happy Joes Benefits Area Youth With Golf Outing

June 16th, 2019

Happy Joe’s isn’t just serving up tasty pizza to area families, they’re serving the community. The Happy Joe’s Kids Foundation is dedicated to benefiting and improving the lives of children with special needs and their families and along those lines, last Sunday, June 9, they held the Happy Joe’s golf outing at Fyre Lake Golf Club in Sherrard, Illinois.  Cost was $100 per player and registration included green fees, a shared cart, a boxed lunch including two (2) drink tickets, and following golf an off-site social at TBK Sports Complex in Bettendorf, IA.  The format... Read More

Ballet Quad-Cities Announces New Season

June 16th, 2019

Ballet Quad-Cities is dancing in with a new season! The shows include: MUSICMOVES September 13, 2019 • 7:30 September 14, 2019 • 7:30 September 15, 2019 • 2:30   Brunner Theater Center, Main Stage • Rock Island, IL On the campus of Augustana College   From motion to emotion, MUSICMOVES is an energetic season kickoff performance in the round, featuring all new original works set to ground breaking, rhythmic, dynamic 20th century music. Igor Stravinsky’s lively Dumbarton Oaks will be a featured treat.   Live music, great dance and a special Ballet Quad Cities celebration... Read More

Get A Great View Of The New I-74 Bridge At Rock Island Public Library

June 16th, 2019

Gain a whole new view of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project, thanks to virtual reality technology available at the Rock Island Public Library. The I-74 Bridge Virtual Reality experience will be available for viewing at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, from now through September 27. The virtual reality program allows participants to explore the new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge in a unique way, thanks to 360-degree animation from the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) and technology partners from the Iowa State University Institute for Transportation and Virtual Reality... Read More

The Return Returning To Circa

June 16th, 2019

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island is pleased to welcome back the world renowned Beatles tribute band, THE RETURN, for one show on Thursday, June 20th.  Doors open at 6 and the show begins at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the show.  This is a show-only performances, however, the theatre will offer sandwich baskets and appetizers for purchase. Tickets may be reserved at the Circa ’21 ticket office located at 1828 3rd Ave. in Rock Island or by calling 309-786-7733, Ext. 2. THE RETURN got its start back in 1995 when four young friends got together to... Read More

Kinky Boots Makes Highly Anticipated Stop in the Quad Cities!

June 15th, 2019

Rescheduled from Wednesday Jan 30, Kinky Boots will officially make a stop in the Quad Cities this week! You can witness Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit Kinky Boots at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) on Wednesday Jun 19 at 7:30 p.m. With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie... Read More

My Library Rewards Launches At RIPL

June 15th, 2019

With access to a universe of items and services, having any library card is a reward in itself. And now there are few extra rewards, thanks to a first-in-the area program adopted by the Rock Island Public Library. The Rock Island Public Library is the first public library in the Quad Cities to subscribe to My Library Rewards™, a reading incentive program that promotes literacy, learning, and community engagement. With it, library card holders earn rewards just for checking out items at Rock Island Public Libraries. Any cardholder over age 12 who uses their card at a Rock Island Library... Read More

Christopher Reno and Rene Meyer Ernst Artworks at Quad City Arts

June 15th, 2019

On exhibit from June 28 through August 16, 2019 at Quad City Arts in downtown Rock Island will be paintings by Christopher Reno of Galesburg, IL, and digital collages by Rene Meyer Ernst of Davenport, IA. Christopher Reno creates paintings that are based on the grid as a structure from which to improvise. Reno states, “Technology allows me to incorporate manipulated photographic imagery and capitalize on the efficient repetitive labor of digital output tools such a plotters or engravers to make objects that I could never make with my own hand.” His paintings act as a marker for his... Read More

Take A Trip To The Stars With Rock Island Library

June 15th, 2019

The Rock Island Library continues its summer of space with a view of the stars at the John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College on June 17. Rock Island Library is  hosting a free presentation by Dr. Lee Carkner, director of the John Deere Planetarium, at 10:00 am on Monday, June 17 at the planetarium on the Augustana College grounds. The free Universe of Stars presentation features a guided tour of the night sky on the planetarium’s new digital projection system. It is best suited for ages adult through 3rd grades. Both the planetarium and Apollo 11 moon landing are observing their 50th... Read More

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