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Meet Our Pupper Of The Week… Sophie!

March 2nd, 2021

Got a perfect pupper? A great good boi? A darn awesome doggo? QuadCities.com wants to feature your dog in our new Pupper Of The Week feature! Just send a picture of your pet with their name, your name, and a sentence or two about them and we’ll post their pic and story on QuadCities.com. Message your doggo pics and info to Sean@QuadCities.com. And get ready to check out some cool doggos on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com! This week’s pupper is Sophie, the doggo of Linda Ruebling! Here’s what Linda says about her pupper: This is Sophie. We rescued... Read More

Living Proof Starts New Creative Sessions, Hires Program Manager

March 1st, 2021

Living Proof Exhibit – which provides hope, support, and healing through the arts to Quad Citizens touched by cancer – is growing with new programs and a new program manager. Each month, LPE offers free Creative Sessions where participants use various art forms to heal and find hope. Everyone impacted by cancer is invited to these free sessions, including those undergoing cancer treatment, family members, friends, and caregivers. You can register online at livingproofexhibit.org. Due to Covid-19, sessions will be virtual or outdoors with limited capacity. Each session will be available live... Read More

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Brings Medicine to Davenport Barbershop

February 24th, 2021

A Davenport barbershop will have a permanent health station installed that will provide access to health information, resources, and education, and be the site of health screenings and in-person provider education. The health station, part of the “Medicine in the Barbershop” partnership between UnityPoint Health – Trinity and 4 Sher Cut & Style, is partially funded through a grant from the University of Iowa College of Public Health, Business Leadership Network Community Grant program. It will help advance health and wellness for African-American men while offering a health access point... Read More

Kids Can Talk About Their Pets In Rock Island Library’s Virtual Show-And-Tell

February 24th, 2021

The Rock Island Public Library Children’s Department will host a virtual show-and-tell about pets via  Zoom at 6:00 pm on Thursday, February 25. Each participant will have time to share details about their pet, its name, and what makes it special. “Show and tell is a great way for kids to practice verbal skills and language, and pets are always a popular subject,” said Ranell Dennis, Rock Island Children’s Librarian. “Join us as a family to tell us what you love best about your pet.” The event is for children in kindergarten through 6th grades and their families. Registration is due... Read More

Annual Quad City Engineering & Science Council STEM Celebration is Thursday

February 23rd, 2021

Michael Carton, director of education and outreach for WQPT (Quad Cities PBS), is in his fourth year of teaching computer coding classes to area K-3 students. But since last spring, it’s been very limited because of Covid restrictions. Carton is happy, however, to be among seven Q-C STEM professionals and one technical organization to be honored by the Quad City Engineering & Science Council (QCESC) at its 59th-annual STEM Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The awards pay tribute to and recognize engineering and science professionals and educators whose outstanding achievements... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library’s popular Brown Bag Lunch to host Remote Edition: LeahLeah

February 23rd, 2021

In keeping with its long tradition of showcasing local music, the Bettendorf Public Library will be hosting its popular Brown Bag Lunch program with a remote edition featuring local artist LeahLeah. Beginning on March 1st,  and running through the entire month virtual concertgoers can access a short performance of original songs by LeahLeah through the Bettendorf Public Library’s website, https://www.bettendorflibrary.com. No registration is required to access this online concert and viewing is free thanks to the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. The Bettendorf Public... Read More

Western Illinois University Celebrating Women’s History Month With Virtual Book Event

February 21st, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, Western Illinois University (WIU) Libraries will hold a virtual presentation of Robert Lopresti’s award-winning book, “When Women Didn’t Count” in March. Robert Lopresti, a retired government information librarian from Western Washington University, (WWU) will discuss his award-winning book, “When Women Didn’t Count”(Praeger, 2017). The presentation is sponsored by WIU Libraries in acknowledgment of Women’s History Month. It will be held virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 18. Lopresti retired in 2018, after... Read More

Fishing For A Good Time? Check Out The Fishing Show At The QCCA Expo Center This Weekend

February 19th, 2021

Going fishing for a good time this weekend? Get your reel out and fish in a great time at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island from Feb. 18-21. You can get a bunch of fishing gear and equipment and check out various related items during the four days. For more info, see here.  Read More

Heart Health Program Hosted By Davenport Public Library

February 16th, 2021

Heart Health is always important, and Davenport Public Library is helping Quad-Citians learn more about it during Heart Health Month. Did you know heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans? Join us Thursday, February 18th at 6:30 pm on Zoom for our February Heart Month program, “Learn the Numbers: Signs of Heart Attack and Effects of COVID on the Heart.” Presented by Dr. Rafat Padaria, Cardiologist with Cardiovascular Medicine, P.C. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://bit.ly/dpl-learnthenumbers Keep up with our virtual programming on our... Read More

Sports Exams Available at Genesis Health Group

February 15th, 2021

The first step to be fully prepared for an outstanding sports season isn’t taken in a gym, on a track, or on a field of play. Before the first sports workout, young athletes will need a sports participation exam to assess ability to compete safely. Parents and their athletes are asked to schedule their required school/sports participation exam with their Genesis provider. For those without a primary care provider (PCP), call 421-DOCS (3627) or visit the Genesis Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic or a Genesis Convenient Care location. Genesis recommends all parents establish a primary care provider... Read More