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Midwest’s Favorite Marathon Returns to Quad Cities

September 15th, 2019

Are you ready for the Midwest’s favorite marathon? The TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Saturday Sep 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration... Read More

FIRST LEGO League Kickoff!

September 13th, 2019

Quad Cities’ FIRST LEGO League teams from Iowa and Illinois including students, coaches and mentors are cordially invited to attend the FREE, 7th Annual FIRST LEGO League Kickoff. Please note there is also a parallel, FIRST LEGO League Junior Kickoff.  Here is a link with further info. The Kickoff provides a fun, interactive way to meet other teams, learn together and share key FIRST LEGO League information.  This includes opportunities to talk with Innovation Project Challenge experts about buildings and public spaces in your community.  In addition, you can learn from experienced FIRST LEGO... Read More

Comedy Sportz Headed To Black Box Theatre

September 12th, 2019

The Black Box Theatre in Downtown Moline is proud to host ComedySportz and their All New Musical Match coming Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 pm.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm. ComedySportz matches feature two teams of comedians competing for points and laughs. A referee calls the fouls and keeps the match on track. You are the judge, you decide the winners! Every match is for everyone, and for the first time ever, the matches are musical! More information is available at CSz Quad Cities – Home of ComedySportz The Black Box Theatre is located at 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, IL and tickets... Read More

Rave 2 The Grave at Zombie Prom Quad Cities

September 12th, 2019

  Hey Quad Cities, are the ready for the ultimate rave to the grave? Then don’t miss the Official After-Party for Midwest Monster Fest! The Factory of Fear and Recently Departed Productions will be hosting Zombie Prom Quad Cities 2019 at Midwest Monster Fest at the Element – Moline (316 12th St Moline) on Saturday Sep 14 at 8 p.m. Zombie Prom Quad Cities gives you a chance to re-live that classic High School formal with a fun and ghoulish twist. Zombie attire and makeup are required, but if you do not have your own makeup, zombie makeovers will be available for a $10 donation. Zombie... Read More

Toporowski Headed Home As Assistant Coach Of Storm

September 10th, 2019

The Quad City Storm has added Jake Toporowski to its hockey staff as an assistant coach.  Toporowski is the first assistant coach in the history of the franchise. A native of Bettendorf, Iowa, Toporowski hails from a hockey family and most recently played with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League.   He will continue to work as an area scout for his former team. “Jake will be a huge asset to our program,” said Storm head coach Dave Pszenyczny. “An extra set of eyes with his experience is invaluable and it will be great to have another individual to assist in the responsibilities... Read More

How Well Do You Know ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’?

September 9th, 2019

How well do you know the “Texas Chainsaw Massacre???” Do you want to win two tickets to see some of the stars of the film this weekend at the Midwest Monster Fest??? One lucky fan is going to win a pair of tickets to the fest, taking place Saturday and Sunday at the Spotlight Theater in Moline, and get the chance to meet the film’s stars, Teri McGinn, John Dugan, and Ed Neal. What do you have to do to be that lucky fan? Answer these three “Texas Chainsaw” trivia questions correctly! Everyone who answers correctly will be entered into a drawing for the two tickets.... Read More

Flemish Fun Continues at 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest!

September 8th, 2019

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage takes place right here in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline, Illinois this weekend for this year’s Fall Belgian Fest! The 7th Annual Fall Belgian Fest is happening on Sunday Sep 15 from 12 – 4 p.m. at Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline). Free admission to all. The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgium Culture. Bill Cornelis, the Vice President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares,... Read More

Dance the Night Away with Music on the Mississippi

September 6th, 2019

Summer evenings may be nearing the end for the year, but that doesn’t mean the end of outdoor live music in the Quad Cities! Join the Moline Parks and Recreation Department for ‘Music on the Mississippi’, beginning this Monday Sep 9 at 6 p.m. and continuing every Monday throughout September. A temporary location change for this event has been made for 2019 to Riverside Park’s East Shelter (closest to the playground). Bring the whole family out for live music and dancing! Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. This event is free and open to the public.   Check out this amazing list... Read More

Scare Up A Great Time With Midwest Monster Fest!

September 1st, 2019

The Midwest MonsterFest, the Quad Cities premier horror convention, will take place on September 14th and 15th at the Spotlight Event Center in Moline, IL. The event coincides with the 45th Anniversary of the classic horror film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and will feature celebrity guests Ed Neal, John Dugan and Teri McMinn, all of whom appeared in the film. Other celebrity guests include Wyatt Weed (Predator 2 and Star Trek), W.F. Bell (The Walking Dead and Rob Zombies 31), Bobby Ray Shafer ( The Office and Psycho Cop), Laila Haley (Sinister 2), Marlena Midnite (Midnite Mausoleum), and more. All... Read More

Quad City Storm Promotional Schedule Storms In!

August 28th, 2019

The Quad City Storm, the area’s hard-hitting and fun hockey team, has released their upcoming schedule of promotional nights in their second season! QuadCities.com is happy to once more be a media sponsor of the Storm and will be teaming up with the squad for various stories, videos, podcasts and other entertainment partnerships. The Storm offers 28 games packed full of family fun and heart-pumping action are highlighted by the Big 7 Games with the biggest and best entertainment and excitement.The promo schedule is as follows: 1. October 25th-Opening Night: Hockey is back and we want... Read More

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