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One Human Family QCA Hosting Memorial For Ruth Bader Ginsberg Tonight

September 23rd, 2020

One Human Family QCA is hosting an interfaith Zoom Memorial for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg this evening (Wed. 9/23) at 7:30 pm. There will be speakers, music and an invite for all attending to express their grief/thoughts/hope. All speakers are limited to 3 minutes maximum. The event closing will consist of elements from the Jewish tradition and be led by Rabbi Linda Bertenthal, Rabbi Henry Karp and Cantor Gail Karp. Below is the information for the zoom meeting: Topic: Memorial for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Time: Sep 23, 2020 07:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82073765986?pwd=a05QVzlXTmZ3bHVYSzRWR3RwN21NZz09 Meeting... Read More

Create a Resume With Google Docs Presented by the Davenport Public Library

September 22nd, 2020

Create a resume that will attract hiring managers’ attention and set you up for an interview at a new program at Davenport Public Library Wednesday, Sept. 23! In this virtual workshop, you will begin a resume in a digital document; list your work, volunteer, and educational experience; and polish your resume with editing and formatting tips using Google Docs. We will be using GoToMeeting for this virtual program. Information about how to join is listed below. Create a Resume with Google Docs Wed, Sep 23, 2020 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (CDT) Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/971529285 You... Read More

Davenport Public Library Holding Voter Registration Day

September 21st, 2020

September 22nd is National Voter Registration Day and the Davenport Public Library can help you become a registered voter. Come to any of our three branches and fill out a voter registration form. The Scott County Auditor’s Office will pick up the form, verify it, and send you your voter registration card. If you can’t make it to the Library on September 22nd, the voter registration forms are available every day. To learn more about the candidates in the upcoming general election, visit davenportvotes.org. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com... Read More

Celebration on Second in Downtown Davenport

September 21st, 2020

Downtown Davenport businesses have reason to celebrate so they are throwing a street party Friday, September 25, 4-9 PM. East Second Street between Perry and Iowa will be closed for a FREE party open to the public. Theo & Co. is celebrating their first anniversary while Cookies & Dreams and The Drawing Room are celebrating their Grand Openings. Other businesses including The Half Nelson, Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, Front Street Brewery, Stompbox, Crafted QC, Barrel House, Salon Static, The Gentlemen’s Barber Shop & Shave Parlor, Major Art & Hobby, Backwater Crossfit and Chocolate... Read More

Quad Cities Community Foundation awards nearly half-million in grants to 27 nonprofits

September 20th, 2020

Twenty-seven nonprofits were awarded just over $470,000 in grants from the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Coordinated Field of Interest Grant Program. The grant program includes awards from 10 funds made possible by donors at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. Nine of the organizations received grants that will be awarded for two consecutive years. “It is always a great day at the Quad Cities Community Foundation, especially when we get to see the tremendous impact donor contributions have on nonprofits in our region who are engaging in work—from the arts to basic human needs,” said... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 20th: Live Music, Haunted Houses, Movies and MORE!

September 20th, 2020

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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again focusing... Read More

Ballet on the Lawn Take Two

September 19th, 2020

Ballet on the Lawn was such a success that Ballet Quad Cities has added another performance! All new choreography plus one favorite! Ballet on the Lawn Take Two will happen this Sunday Sep 20 from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Outing Club (2109 Brady Street Davenport). Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125-year-old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. -Bring your chairs and blankets –... Read More

Seeking Quad-Cities Musicians! Third Round of QC Beats Starting Up in October

September 18th, 2020

The next round of QC Beats, a local online audio streaming service, is taking submissions from Quad-Cities musicians the entire month of October. Thanks to the partnership of the Davenport Public Library, River Music Experience, and St. Ambrose University, QC Beats was created in early 2019 to showcase original music from Quad-City musicians. “Building a collection of featured local artists will expand the reach of our vibrant creative community by elevating musicians and connecting them with the larger community,” according to a Davenport library release. “QC Beats will also help support... Read More

Betcha Didn’t See THIS Coming: Long Island Medium’s Adler Show Postponed

September 18th, 2020

Wow! Who could’ve seen this coming? Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience, previously scheduled for Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the Adler Theatre, has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. No action is required at this time. Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Patrons requesting a refund will need to contact the original point of purchase. Due to the unprecedented volume of postponements and cancellations, please expect to receive a refund in as soon as 30 days. For questions concerning tickets, please call the Adler Theatre... Read More

Fejervary Family Fun Day Focuses on Health

September 17th, 2020

Davenport Parks and Recreation Department will host another Fejervary Family Fun Day this Saturday Sep 19 from 12 – 5 p.m. at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport). This week’s theme is ‘Healthy Family Day’. Fejervary Family Fun Days will be Hands-Free. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will be a few modifications: No petting zoo. No bounce house. No face painting. Safety Information: Surfaces will be sanitized regularly as allowed. Public health officials remind you to : Stay home if you’re sick. Practice social distancing. Avoid touching surfaces. Wash your hands with... Read More