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Delivery, Carry-Out and Curbside Options in the Quad Cities

March 28th, 2020

The times, they are a-changin’. Maybe for a couple weeks, maybe more. Amidst all of the cancellations, closures and ‘social distancing’ demands, one thing rings true: the recent COVID-19 outbreak in our country is forcing everyone to make some adjustments to their daily lives. Adaptation will get us through these times, thankfully. And no one knows adaptation better than local businesses right now. With the latest mandate that all bars and restaurants in Illinois and Iowa cannot open their doors to dine-in customers, some changes have been made. Whether new delivery, carry-out or curbside... Read More

Love And Faith In The Time Of Covid

March 23rd, 2020

Sunday, March 22, was an important day — and not only because it was the 90th birthday of legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, whose moving ballad “No One Is Alone” carries extra weight nowadays. In this crazy, continually changing time of Covid-19, this past Sunday was the first I can remember our church ever canceling its worship service. I have been piano accompanist at Davenport’s Zion Lutheran Church since 1999; performing each week and becoming close to many of its members have been highlights of my life. Among religious congregations nationwide that closed their doors,... Read More

World Labyrinth Day Held In Quad-Cities And Worldwide May 2

March 16th, 2020

World Labyrinth Day will be held Saturday, May 2, as people from around the world, including those in the Quad-Cities, will participate in the event. Sponsored by The Global Labyrinth Society, the idea is that around the world, people will walk a labyrinth for peace at 1 p.m. in their time zone. Thirty eight countries, and many places across the U.S. participated last year. Locally, participants will walk at First Presbyterian Church, which is at 777 25th Avenue East Moline.  It is a grass surface, across the street from the church, and generally takes about half an hour to walk. People will be... Read More

EMSSC Holding Rock And Roll Bingo Benefit For Youth Soccer

March 5th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club (EMSSC) is hosting a Rock n Roll Bingo Night on Friday, March 6th at the East End Bolders Club in Moline.  Doors open at 6 pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. The cost is $10 for your first bag of chips (or Bingo card) and $5 for each additional bag (card).  A cash bar is available for all beverages; you are welcome to bring in your own snacks.  For the second year in a row, we will be selling slices of Happy Joe pizza for $3 each on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here’s how it works:  Instead of numbers being called out in a normal game of Bingo, we’ve... Read More

Ever Wanted To Be A Writer, Videographer Or Podcaster? Join The QuadCities.com Team!

February 14th, 2020

Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Here’s your chance! QuadCities.com is seeking interested and hard-working high school and college students for our internship program. Interns will get professional experience (and potentially college or high school credit, depending on your school’s program) writing, doing videos and podcasting for the fastest-growing media site in the area, your site for fun, free, local entertainment and positive news, QuadCities.com! Want to find out if it’s right for you? Send an email telling us why you want to be an intern and a couple of samples of your work (any... Read More

EMSSC Holding Rock And Roll Bingo Benefit For Youth Soccer

February 14th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club (EMSSC) is hosting a Rock n Roll Bingo Night on Friday, March 6th at The Rock in Coal Valley.  Doors open at 6 pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. The cost is $10 for your first bag of chips (or Bingo card) and $5 for each additional bag (card).  A cash bar is available for all beverages; you are welcome to bring in your own snacks.  For the second year in a row, we will be selling slices of Happy Joe pizza for $3 each on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here’s how it works:  Instead of numbers being called out in a normal game of Bingo, we’ve... Read More

The Ultimate ‘Merry Not Scary’ Halloween Event Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 20th, 2019

Boo at the Zoo, Quad Cities most popular “merry not scary” Halloween event has returned! Make plans to bring your family out to Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Oct 26 and Sunday Oct 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy trick-or-treating stations, decorated trails, Zookeeper Chats and more! Try out those Halloween costumes and enjoy some family fun! Boo and the Zoo is included in regular admission prices. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6.50 for children 3-12 and free for children 2 years and under. Admission is free for members. For... Read More

‘Hocus Pocus’ Flies into Coal Valley for Movie Night in the Park!

October 1st, 2019

Join the Village of Coal Valley this Friday Oct 4 for their 3rd Movie Night in the Park! Bring the entire family out for Movie Night in the Park, which takes place in the 1st Street Coal Valley Municipal Park (rescheduled from Sep 27, due to weather). The evening begins at 6 p.m. with live music from the Tony Hamilton Orchestra, under the main pavilion. TC’s Kettle Corn will be onsite, selling various food items. Pop/Water/Candy will be provided by Blackhawk State Bank. In addition, he Fire Organization, Auxiliary and the Lions Club will be giving away fun stuff to the kiddos! Get snuggled up... Read More

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

Celebrate All Things Fall at Cribfest 2019

September 9th, 2019

Fall is just around the corner. Which means, it is officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival, Cribfest 2019, kicks off this Saturday Sep 14 and will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 27 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza! The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever!  Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce... Read More

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