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Quad Cities Cruisers Car Show Driving Up To Davenport’s Freight House TONIGHT

October 27th, 2021
Quad Cities Cruisers Car Show Driving Up To Davenport's Freight House TONIGHT

The Quad Cities Cruisers are holding their latest car show, the Farmer’s Market Cruise In, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Freight House, 421 E. River Drive, Davenport! The event is free and open to the public. Come check out the cars!  Read More

Davenport CSD Sustainability Efforts Win State Award

October 27th, 2021
Davenport CSD Sustainability Efforts Win State Award

Davenport Community School District was honored with the Iowa Recycling Association’s (IRA) Best Sustainability & Education Program award. The award was presented in Cedar Rapids at the annual Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference on October 5, 2021. Davenport Community School District’s environmentally friendly practices started decades ago and their efforts are still going strong. In 2019, they were awarded the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award and was one of only five school districts nationwide to receive a Center for... Read More

“Standing (on) Her Ground: Native American Women & Land Claims in Eastern Iowa” at the Davenport Public Library

October 27th, 2021
“Standing (on) Her Ground: Native American Women & Land Claims in Eastern Iowa” at the Davenport Public Library

Many Quad Citians who know of the Black Hawk War of 1832 may assume that the Sauk and Meskwaki people were forced far to the West after the war. While these tribal nations did sustain massive land losses after the war, Native people remained in the area for years, and of these, a significant number–many of them women–pursued land claims as individuals. Join us Thursday, November 4th at 6:30 pm at Fairmount St. (3000 N. Fairmount St.) for “Standing (on) Her Ground: Native American Women & Land Claims in Eastern Iowa” presented by Dr. Jane Simonsen of Augustana College. This presentation... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Leanne Morgan Coming To Davenport’s Adler Theatre

October 26th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Leanne Morgan Coming To Davenport's Adler Theatre

Outback Presents is pleased to announce comedian Leanne Morgan‘s first national headlining tour will continue across the United States in 2022. The rising star revealed The Big Panty Tour will bring her hit stand-up comedy routine to the masses in 37 new cities, which includes a stop at the Adler Theatre in Davenport on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Reserved seat tickets will go on sale this Friday, October 29, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E 3rd St.). Ticket prices are $29.75, $39.75 and $49.75. “I’ll... Read More

Anderson To Retire As CEO Of Community Home Partners

October 26th, 2021
Anderson To Retire As CEO Of Community Home Partners

After 22 years at the helm of the Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) and now its new managing entity Community Home Partners (CHP), Susan Anderson has announced plans to retire next January. Anderson, who serves as Chief Executive Officer for CHP and Executive Director for RIHA, shared her decision with the organizations’ respective boards at their recent meeting. She plans to stay until next January to assist in the leadership transition. “I’m most proud of how far we’ve come as an organization and a community in our efforts to provide families with attractive, livable, and affordable... Read More

Dosh, With Blake Banks, Playing Davenport’s Raccoon Motel TONIGHT

October 26th, 2021
Dosh, With Blake Banks, Playing Davenport's Raccoon Motel TONIGHT

Dosh with Blake Banks will come to Davenport’s Raccoon Motel, 315 E. 2nd St., at 7 p.m. Tuesday! TICKETS to all Raccoon Motel shows can be purchased HERE!! For more info, see www.theraccoonmotel.com  Read More

Davenport Schools Working with Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities

October 26th, 2021
Davenport Schools Working with Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities

Flu vaccines will be available for all Davenport Community School District (DCSD) students and their family members. The Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities program will be available in the region for the fifteenth year this fall. The community is still working through the COVID-19 pandemic. But, seasonal influenza will also return later this fall. Health experts stress the importance of getting a flu shot this fall, and warn about possible serious complications of having seasonal influenza and COVID-19 at the same time. This year’s flu clinics may look different. They will be using all the safety... Read More

Quad Cities Cruisers Cruising Into Freight House Wednesday

October 26th, 2021
Quad Cities Cruisers Cruising Into Freight House Wednesday

The Quad Cities Cruisers are holding their latest car show, the Farmer’s Market Cruise In, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Freight House, 421 E. River Drive, Davenport! The event is free and open to the public. Come check out the cars!  Read More

Bettendorf Native Singer-Songwriter Has Very Productive Pandemic – New Baby, New Album

October 25th, 2021
Bettendorf Native Singer-Songwriter Has Very Productive Pandemic – New Baby, New Album

Like a lot of us, Molly Conrad has learned a lot about light and darkness during the Covid pandemic. The 29-year-old singer/songwriter and Bettendorf native — currently living in Buffalo, N.Y. – has had a pretty productive pandemic, producing a new boy with her husband, and a new album, “Light of the Dark.” One took nine months to make, and the other just three days. “I really love sad songs,” Conrad said recently, noting she’d written the new music over the past couple years. “I love melancholic truth with glimmers of hope sprinkled about, and tried to capture the nuance of... Read More

Get Your Glow Clouds On Today At Davenport Public Library For DIY Teen Event

October 25th, 2021
Get Your Glow Clouds On Today At Davenport Public Library For DIY Teen Event

The Davenport Public Library invites all teens ages 11-19 to DIY Teen! Glow Clouds – Monday, October 25th at 11:00 am at Fairmount: Do you want to make a glowing cloud to hang in your space so you can feel calm & ethereal? Of course you do! We will also learn about clouds and how you can track them because Citizen Science is really cool. Registration is required at: bit.ly/dpl-teenglowclouds. Macramé Water Bottle Bag – Saturday, November 6th at 2:00 pm at Eastern: Hydration is so important. Keep your reusable water bottle nearby by learning how to macramé your own water bottle bag! You... Read More