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East Moline Spartans Win Armed Forces Cup, Move Up to 15 In State

June 8th, 2019

After a thrilling 7-6 championship win on penalty kicks in the Armed Forces Cup, the U11 East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans are definitely looking like a team to be reckoned with. The Spartans rose to being ranked 15 in the state in the latest GotSoccer ratings after the tournament gold, knocking out Peoria FC and the Q-C Rush in the prelims before taking on and taking out the Q-C Strikers in an electrifying final game. The Spartans, missing two of their starters, leading scorer and striker Elijah DeLaCruz and goalie Gavin DeRudder, dug deep and played tough throughout the weekend, with coach... Read More

EMSSC Spartans Ranked #15 In Illinois!

May 23rd, 2019

The East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans U11 team has moved up to #15 in the state and #70 in the Midwest! The Spartans are the top-ranked team in the Quad-Cities region, and have moved up from #22 last month after a second-place finish in the Legacy Challenge in O’Fallon, near St. Louis, and a first place finish in the Armed Forces Tournament in Moline, after a thrilling penalty kick shootout 7-6 win over the Q-C Strikers. The Spartans are holding tryouts and looking for players at various age levels and skill levels. Tryouts are coming up June 12. For more information and to sign... Read More

Pub Crawl Through Silvis this Saturday!

April 8th, 2019

Are you looking for a fun-filled day with friends and drinks? Then head to Silvis this Saturday! Silvis Main Street is hosting a Silvis Pub Crawl this Saturday Apr 13 all throughout Silvis! A shuttle service will be available from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. To join the fun on the shuttle, you will have to purchase a $5 ticket. Tickets can be purchased at Doc’s Inn, Barrel House, Porkies Restaurant, El Pueblo’s Restaurant, Weber’s Auto Group, City Hall or by calling Amanda at (309) 429-9238. Grab your ticket today and hold onto it throughout the Pub Crawl. Once you receive a stamp from ALL 8 of the... Read More

Ice Skating in Silvis Has Officially Returned!

January 31st, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled way to take advantage of these freezing temperatures? How about some good ol’ fashioned Ice Skating! Ice Skating has officially returned to the City of Silvis! That’s right, you can once again find some FREE family-friendly fun on the ice at Schadt Park (1101 4th Avenue Silvis). In December of 1917, Silvis opened their original skating rink. The skating rink was completed at the expense of the village, under the supervision of Mayor Fred Hartline (reportedly it was not until after 1919, under Mayor George Sleeth, that the term “mayor” was officially used). The rink... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Downtown Silvis!

November 26th, 2018

Downtown Silvis transforms into a winter wonderland this weekend! Christmas in Silvis happens this Saturday Dec 1 from 5 – 8 p.m. in Downtown Silvis all along 1st Avenue. Enjoy an evening of Christmas family fun! The night will include a limo bus tour of decorated downtown and a bus tour of the Silvis residents’ lighted homes. Children will be able to write letters to Santa and send them in Santa’s mailbox! Ice sculptor Rob Storm will be creating some magic. Keep your bellies warm with free soup and sandwiches, hot cocoa and cookies! Enjoy a puppet show, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, and so... Read More

Silvis Moonlight Festival Brings Parade-Goers Out From All Over the Quad Cities!

September 1st, 2018

Last Saturday Aug 25 the City of Silvis was the place to be! The 17th Annual Moonlight Festival along Silvis Main Street brought parade-goers from all over the Quad Cities area! QC Scene was on-site and able to capture some of the action! If you have any other photos or drone footage you would like to share, please e-mail Tess@QuadCities.com. To stay in the loop for next year’s festivities, follow Silvis Main Street on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Silvis-Main-Street-1425644534353336/.    Read More

Moonlight Festival Shines on Silvis Main Street!

August 24th, 2018

The 17th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Board Games’ so be prepared to play! This Saturday Aug 25, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, food vendors, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=128789. The Craft... Read More

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