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Silvis Public Library Presents Facebook Live Storytime on Thursdays!

April 7th, 2020

Ms. ShoShanna has missed reading to everyone these past few weeks! So, the Silvis Public Library has decided to host a Facebook Live Watch Party Storytime every Thursday in April and May at 6 p.m. with Ms. ShoShanna, herself! Join in live to listen to some stories. Only a few videos will be left up to watch later for a short time due to copyright guidelines.     For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Unite Quad-Cities Offering Way To Help Area Businesses Monday

April 6th, 2020

“Unite Quad Cities for COVID-19 Recovery,” a 24-hour giving event on Monday, April 6, will include a six-hour telethon hosted by KWQC-TV6’s Paula Sands at Davenport’s River Music Experience and Quad-Cities businesses, and a local family, have stepped up to offer a challenge match for it. The first $150,000 donated this Monday will be matched dollar-for-dollar. All contributions will support the Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund at the Quad Cities Community Foundation. The challenge match is made possible thanks to a $50,000 gift from First Midwest Bank, a $30,000 gift from Sears... Read More

Ever Wanted To Be A Writer, Videographer Or Podcaster? Join The QuadCities.com Team!

April 4th, 2020

Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Here’s your chance! QuadCities.com is seeking interested and hard-working high school and college students for our internship program. Interns will get professional experience (and potentially college or high school credit, depending on your school’s program) writing, doing videos and podcasting for the fastest-growing media site in the area, your site for fun, free, local entertainment and positive news, QuadCities.com! Want to find out if it’s right for you? Send an email telling us why you want to be an intern and a couple of samples of your work (any... Read More

Get Free Beer, Olive Garden, Wedding Quiznos On Leap Day

February 27th, 2020

If you’ve ever dreamed of having your wedding catered by Quiznos, then getting hammered on free booze and sharing Olive Garden desserts during the reception, then this year’s Leap Year Day is your lucky day. This Saturday, Feb. 29, marks 2020 as a Leap Year. It also offers you the opportunity to cash in on some free promotional deals from companies looking to get a little extra publicity for their generosity. So, allow me to oblige them and inform you of your chance to get everything from free beer to free desserts to free catering for your wedding. Freebie deals on Saturday, Feb. 29: Miller... Read More

EMSSC Offering Top Soccer To Athletes With Disabilities

January 31st, 2020

Athletes with mental or physical disabilities can check out the Beautiful Game with a beauty of a new program from East Moline Silvis Soccer Club! EMSSC is proud to present Top Soccer!  This program is for athletes ages 5-22 with mental or physical disabilities who want to learn to play soccer.  This will be a four week session in May, where once per week athletes practice skills and then participate in a coach-led game! Cost is $35, which includes registration and a t-shirt.  Register by April 1, 2020!  We look forward to having everyone learning a new sport and having fun, too! Register... Read More

Nine EMSSC Players Make Illinois Olympic Development Program Soccer Teams

January 27th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club is an organization on the rise in local youth sports, and the state of Illinois soccer coaches agree! EMSSC is proud to congratulate nine of its Competitive players on making the Illinois Olympic Development Team! “Thank you also to the parents and coaches who have helped make this possible for these young athletes,” said Mooch King, director of coaching for EMSSC. “They are bringing recognition to themselves and their Club. Proud of them all!” The players selected are: Olivia Davila 2004 Pool Team Austin VanDegeest 2006 State Team Deonte... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Silvis!

December 6th, 2019

Head to Downtown Silvis from 5 – 8 p.m. this Saturday Dec 7 for an evening filled with holiday fun! Christmas in Silvis will include horse-drawn carriage rides, live ice sculpting, hot sandwiches and soup, puppet shows, entertainment from the Moline Boys Choir and so much more! Stop by the Silvis Library (806 1st Avenue Silvis) to write letters to Santa and even visit and take pictures with jolly big man himself! Listen to live holiday music from the Ukulele Club, enjoy homemade cookies and apple cider or create and take home a fun holiday craft! The $10,000 winner will also be drawn Saturday... Read More

EMSSC Spartans Ranked #9 In Illinois!

October 15th, 2019

The latest Illinois Youth Soccer rankings just came out today, and the EMSSC Spartans U12 team has leapt into the top ten, at the number 9 ranking! The team is 16-3 and has only lost to teams ranked in the top three from Illinois and Missouri. Last weekend, they finished second at the Peoria Oktoberfest after a thrilling 4-3 loss to Peoria, which was ranked #1 last year and is in the top three this year, but the road to the championship game included wins against three teams ranked in the top 15 and two in the top 10. The team includes Lawson Zulu, Connor Wehr, Baylor Smith, Elijah Nache, Xavier... Read More

Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, 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 Family 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=131546.   Join... Read More

EMSSC Renegades Return Home Victorious From USA Cup

July 16th, 2019

After a stunning first place finish at the 2019 USA Cup in Minnesota over the weekend, the U13 EMSSC Renegades returned home this week, bringing the gold cup and the spoils of their victories. The annual tournament features teams from over 25 countries worldwide and ranked teams from all 50 states. Teams must meet a certain ranking in order to be included in the mix, and EMSSC has been ranked in the top 20 throughout the season to qualify. The Renegades are made up of Deontae Nache, Aiden Sensabaugh, Landon Sensabaugh, Austin VanDeGeest, Andres Segovia, Jayden Kerr, Carter Ramsey, Logan Schaefer,... Read More