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YakAttack Your Way Down the Rock River!

August 7th, 2019

Whether you are a seasoned kayaker or a newbie looking for a good time, you will not want to miss this event! The 3rd Annual Quad Cities Kayakers Group Rock River YakAttack happens this Saturday Aug 10. Kayaks will be attacking the Rock River, full force! This year, there will be two starting locations! For those who would like a longer and more scenic paddle, a departure will take place from the Cleveland Boat Launch at 7 a.m. The Cleveland start will take you through the twists and turns of scenic woodlands that run in between the islands of the Rock River before you wind around back to the main... Read More

Joseph Dryoel Named Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship Winner

August 3rd, 2019

Joseph Dryoel of Colona has been named as the 2019 recipient of the Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship. Dryoel, a June graduate of United Township High School (East Moline) and co-valedictorian of his class, will receive $5,000 toward tuition at Loyola University (Chicago), where he plans to study pre-health in the fall. “Joey stands out, not only for his academic achievements but also because of the unique way he became interested in medicine — through the arts. We’re so pleased to present him with an award that will help him serve others with STEM,” said Amy Lank, president of American... Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

Get Your Hustle On Along the Hennepin

June 21st, 2019

Are you ready to Hustle down the Hennepin? Colona School PTA proudly presents the 12th Annual Hennepin Hustle 5k Run & Fun Walk this Sunday Jun 23 along with Hennepin Canal Parkway in Colona. New this year is a ¼ Mile Kids Fun Run (recommended for ages 8 and under), starting at 8 a.m. There are no registration fees, but a t-shirt can be purchased for $10 if you register today. The 5k Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration is only $30 and can be completed here. Packet Pick-Up for Pre-Registered Participants will be on Friday Jun 21 from 4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday Jun 22 from 8 a.m. –... Read More

Have a Fun-Filled Weekend at Colona Memorial Day Festival

May 21st, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and no other town in the Quad Cities Area celebrates quite like this one. That’s right, it is time for the Colona Memorial Day Festival! The Colona Memorial Day celebration started as a small-town parade forty-nine years ago and has now exploded into a four-day festival of fun! People come from all over to enjoy the carnival rides and games, food vendors, beer garden concerts, horseshoe tournament and parade.   Here is this year’s schedule of events: Thursday, May 23 Carnival Hours: 5 – 9 p.m. ($20 armbands for unlimited rides 5-9 p.m.)   Friday,... Read More

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