Sunday - October 20, 2019
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The Ultimate ‘Merry Not Scary’ Halloween Event Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 20th, 2019

Boo at the Zoo, Quad Cities most popular “merry not scary” Halloween event has returned! Make plans to bring your family out to Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Oct 26 and Sunday Oct 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy trick-or-treating stations, decorated trails, Zookeeper Chats and more! Try out those Halloween costumes and enjoy some family fun! Boo and the Zoo is included in regular admission prices. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6.50 for children 3-12 and free for children 2 years and under. Admission is free for members. For... Read More

Jerry Seinfeld Comes to Davenport!

October 19th, 2019

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Adler Theatre! Experience Jerry Seinfeld live at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Tuesday Oct 22 at 7 p.m. Jerry Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and his Netflix special “Jerry Before Seinfeld.” Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally. Most recently, Seinfeld has been performing at the Beacon Theatre in... Read More

2019 Quad Cities Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

October 18th, 2019

A number of local Blues artists and their supporters will join together this weekend to celebrate the 2019 Quad Cities Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. And you’re invited! Hosted by Jason Stuart, the 2019 Quad Cities Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place this Sunday Oct 20 from 2 – 6 p.m. at GypsyHighway (2606 W Locust Street Davenport). Check out this amazing list of inductees this time around: The Mudcats Ernie Peniston Band Blues Rockit Band Joe Collins Pat Ryan Jeff Sime Boogs Malone Josh “Brother” Green Terry Hanson John Burchett Giulio Savioli Barry Beranek Dave... Read More

Quad City Storm Announce Captains For The Coming Season

October 18th, 2019

Tomorrow the Storm play the first game of the 2019-2020 season on the road versus the Peoria Rivermen at 7:15 P.M. Today, Storm Head Coach Dave Pszenyczny announced captains for the upcoming season: Captain:                              Dean Yakura Assistant (home)              John Schiavo Assistant (home)              Kristaps Nimanis Assistant (road)                Tommy Tsicos Assistant (road)                Junior Harris Yakura was acquired last season in a trade with the Peoria Rivermen and has played... Read More

Quad City Storm Announce Opening Night Roster!

October 17th, 2019

Ladies and gentlemen… YOUR QUAD CITY STORM!!! The local hockey team has announced its opening night roster.The Quad City Storm has finalized the final roster that will take the ice for game number one in Peoria and it includes: #4 Junior Harris                               Def.                      (returner [8gms]) #9 Shane Bennett                           Fwd.                     (returner) #10 Joshua Victor                           Def.                      (rookie) #11... Read More

Halloween Parade Continues Moline Tradition

October 17th, 2019

Moline Little League and the City of Moline are happy to announce the continuation of a great tradition within the City of Moline. Come out and enjoy the 2019 Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 20 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is ‘Field of Screams’ (haunted farms, scarecrows, etc.) Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! The 2019 Halloween Parade will begin at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline). They will then head east on River Drive to 17th Street, south on 17th Street to 5th Avenue, west on 5th Avenue to... Read More

Scare Up Some Fun and Learning at the Rock Island Library this October

October 17th, 2019

A spooky escape game full of local haunts makes for a timely addition to the Rock Island Public Library’s programming treats for October. Escape rooms are a fun way to try creative problem solving with family and friends. Ages 12 and up can sign up now to take on the Library’s Haunted Escape Room game on Tuesday, October 22. Participants will take on the role of a ghost hunter, and attempt to unlock the mystery of the haunted library in just 30 minutes.  Not all ghosts are friendly, so there may be obstacles to your escape! The free event is offered from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Rock Island... Read More

Enjoy Some German Cheers and Biers at GAHC!

October 16th, 2019

The German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) is excited to bring back their 8th annual Cheers and Biers home-brew beer tasting! Come and sample a wide variety of craft beers, German Glüwein, and more! There will be modern interpretations and even traditional German recipes spanning centuries! Home-brews will be provided by local craft brewers including MUGZ, REFS, The Powder Keggers, and Trade My Homebrew. Delicious soft pretzels and Jerry’s Market brats will also be available for purchase! Live music will be provided by The Muzik Krauts! Come and enjoy some cold beer, great... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Hosting Books For Kids Trivia

October 16th, 2019

The Rock Island Public Library Foundation and the Lorene Evans Watts Fund for Children’s Materials will host the “Books for Kids” Trivia Night on Friday. November 1, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island. Donation to play is $10 per person. Participants can increase their chances to win by purchasing mulligan and doubler round stickers or bidding to win answers for a round from the night’s celebrity genius. Snacks are welcome and a cash bar will be available from the Botanical Center. All beverages must be purchased from the... Read More

Augustana Annual Frieze Lecture Series Kicking Off

October 16th, 2019

The 22nd Annual Frieze Lecture Series at the Rock Island Public Library will note the 50th anniversary of the “Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities” at Augustana College, and the 40th anniversary of the assassination of one of Augustana’s most extraordinary graduates, by considering the nature and impact of student activism here and around the world. Free and open to the public, the Frieze Lectures begin at 2:00 pm on the last two Tuesdays in October (22 and 29) and the first two Tuesdays in November (5 and 12), all in the community room of Rock Island’s Downtown Library, 401 19th... Read More