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BREAKING: Scott County Covid-19 Levels Rapidly Rising

July 31st, 2021
BREAKING: Scott County Covid-19 Levels Rapidly Rising

The Scott County Health Department released alarming data today regarding rapidly rising covid-19 levels in the Iowa Quad-Cities and surrounding areas. The site released the following on social media: Due to an increase in our percent positive rate in the past 7 days, Scott County is now in the 𝗦𝗨𝗕𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗡𝗧𝗜𝗔𝗟 level of transmission of the coronavirus. For communities with 𝗦𝗨𝗕𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗡𝗧𝗜𝗔𝗟 level of transmission, CDC updated guidance recommends that masks be worn in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status. For more information:... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Free Virtual Concerts Available Through Weekend

July 30th, 2021
Bettendorf Public Library Free Virtual Concerts Available Through Weekend

Bettendorf, IA – The Bettendorf Public Library’s popular Brown Bag Lunch series is offering the community a month-long virtual opportunity to enjoy local music. Running through the entirety of July, a performance by Rebecca Casad and Alan Morrison will be available via the Bettendorf Public Library’s YouTube channel. No registration is required to access this online concert and viewing is free thanks to the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Brown Bag Lunch concerts are part of the Bettendorf Public Library’s rich history in highlighting local musicians. Rebecca Casad’s... Read More

Want To Plan Out A Fun Weekend? Get Some Help With QuadCities.com’s Weekend In 2 Minutes!

July 30th, 2021
Want To Plan Out A Fun Weekend? Get Some Help With QuadCities.com's Weekend In 2 Minutes!

What to do this weekend… what to do this weekend… Need some help? Need some tips? Want to know what’s going on? Check out our Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! It runs every week on your fun, free, local QuadCities.com! This week, the River Bandits are in town offering baseball on some beautiful days, lots of outdoor music is in store, find out what Smurchella is at TaxSlayer Center, and the Mississippi Valley Fair is lurking on the horizon. Get the details on these and tons of other events in this week’s Weekend! Click HERE to listen in to your Weekend in 2 Minutes!  Read More

Looking For Local Music This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Check Out These Shows!

July 29th, 2021
Looking For Local Music This Weekend, Quad-Cities? Check Out These Shows!

Looking to check out some local shows, whether outdoors or in, this weekend? Here’s a couple of resources for your perusal, from Local Scene Magazine and our partners at The Echo QC, two awesome resources for area music. From The Echo, for their music calendar, click HERE! From Local Scene, here’s their rundown of shows: Thursday Craig Gerdes at Go Fish Marina, Princeton 6-9 Ky & Ty Acoustic at Twin Span Brewing, Bettendorf 6-9 Alexa Mueller at Whiskey Stop, East Moline 7 PM Funktastic 5 at Schwiebert Park, Rock Island 7-9 Been There Done That at Bass Street Landing, Moline... Read More

Metro Offering FREE Bus Rides For K-12 Students This Fall!

July 28th, 2021
Metro Offering FREE Bus Rides For K-12 Students This Fall!

In a really, really cool move and some great positive news, kids won’t have to worry about getting rides to and from school and activities this fall! Metro is offering free bus rides to K-12 students on their bus routes. Students need to show their ID for the ride, and as per existing rules, all passengers need to wear a mask on the buses. For more info, see www.MetroQC.com.    Read More

Cupcakes, Water Skiing, ‘The Mountaintop’ And More In This Week’s FUN10!

July 25th, 2021
Cupcakes, Water Skiing, 'The Mountaintop' And More In This Week's FUN10!

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

Quad City Arts Public Sculpture Program Pleases Artists and Property Owners

July 23rd, 2021
Quad City Arts Public Sculpture Program Pleases Artists and Property Owners

Superman is hardly the only “Man of Steel.” That moniker could apply to Steven Maeck of Decorah, Iowa, a sculptor who works in welded and assembled steel. The 64-year-old Vermont native is among 10 Midwest artists chosen this year to have their sculptures leased and placed throughout the Quad-Cities last month, in Quad City Arts’ public sculpture program. The pieces will be on display through June 5, 2022. Maeck’s work, “Muso’s Thought,” is near the Channel Cat dock on the Mississippi River in downtown Moline near the Radisson hotel. Since 2002, he has designed and fabricated sculptural... Read More

Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

July 22nd, 2021
Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Listen To The QuadCities Weekend In 2 Minutes!

It’s Bix 7 weekend, Rock Island County Fair Weekend, Mercado weekend and more! Also get the lowdown on all the theater going on around town, outdoor concerts and more in the latest Weekend in 2 Minutes! Listen HERE!  Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Holding Virtual Class With Sunlight Yoga Center Tonight

July 21st, 2021
Bettendorf Public Library Holding Virtual Class With Sunlight Yoga Center Tonight

Bettendorf, IA – Stress management, health improvement, and other benefits are all associated with the practice of Yoga. On Wednesday, July 21st, the Bettendorf Public Library will host a virtual Yoga session led by the owner of Sunlight Yoga Center at 5:00 p.m. The online, live Hatha class will be appropriate for all levels of ability for teens through adults. Registration is required to attend this free program and can be made by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/5133869 or by calling the Bettendorf Public Library at 563-344-4179. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the... Read More

What’s The Good News For July, Quad-Cities?

July 19th, 2021
What's The Good News For July, Quad-Cities?

Summer is in full swing and there are so many things to feel sunny about in the Quad-Cities! There’s always lots of positive news out there and we highlight some of the awesome things going on every month in this column, What’s The Good News, featured here on QuadCities.com and on KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live!” So, what’s the good news for July 2021? Here are some of the headlines… Quad-Cities Podcast Hub Debuts! Looking for your new favorite podcast? Shop local! With the Quad-Cities Podcast Hub! The site, located on QuadCities.com at quadcities.com/podcasts, offers over 50 podcasts... Read More