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Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

May 15th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Circa ’21’s signature event, MUSIC ON THE MARQUEE returns this June! In celebration of our 45th Anniversary, we return to this unique and popular concert experience atop our iconic marquee! Bring a lawn chair and join the Circa ’21 Bootleggers, the cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and a few special guests as they entertain you in this special live concert, held on the street in Downtown Rock Island. Hosted by veterans Brad Hauskins and Tristan Tapscott, this event will celebrate our history and feature a wide range of fabulous music. Chef Tony will be outside grilling, and drinks... Read More

Moline Public Library Offers Free Assistance with Naturalization Process

May 12th, 2022
Moline Public Library Offers Free Assistance with Naturalization Process

Esperanza Legal Center will host a free Naturalization Workshop at the Moline Public Library, Saturday, June 11, 11am to 4pm. Information will be provided by volunteers and led by Carolyn O’Connor, Immigration Legal Specialist (DOJ Accredited). The application process is simple with the help from Esperanza Legal Center’s experts. Volunteers speak Spanish and other languages may be available. For more information, please call 309-732-0047.  Read More

Record $137,200 in Scholarships Go To Rock Island High School Seniors Tonight

May 11th, 2022
Record $137,200 in Scholarships Go To Rock Island High School Seniors Tonight

The Rock Island-Milan Education Foundation (RIMEF) will award a record $137,200 to the Class of 2022 at its Austin Academic Achievement Awards and RIMEF Scholarships Night on May 11, 6:30p.m. in the RIHS Auditorium. 58 accomplished Rock Island High School (RIHS) seniors will receive $35,000 in Austin Academic Achievement Award (AAAA) scholarships and $102,200 RIMEF Named scholarships at the annual ceremony. AAAA Departmental Award Scholarships are selected by teachers within 10 individual academic areas. 1st place students in each area will receive $2,000 and 2nd place will receive $1,500. Awards... Read More

Illinois’ Quad City Botanical Center Begins Construction On New Ability Garden

May 11th, 2022
Illinois' Quad City Botanical Center Begins Construction On New Ability Garden

The Quad City Botanical Center has begun construction on a new Ability Garden. Construction is expected to last about 8 weeks. The new Ability Garden concept plan was designed by Eric Hornig of Hitchcock Design Group and will be constructed by Outdoor Innovations. This concept plan will be referenced throughout the construction process, as the entire garden will be custom built throughout all the steps to ensure appropriate mobility. Ken Hoffman of Outdoor Innovations will be using modern design techniques and appropriate materials that include neutral color stone and softer stone material. Plants... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library’s Creation Studio to present a Sewing Machine Workshop

May 5th, 2022
Bettendorf Public Library’s Creation Studio to present a Sewing Machine Workshop

The Creation Studio at the Bettendorf Public Library houses a myriad of maker tools available for public use. On Tuesday, May 17th, the Library will host a workshop intended to introduce an available tool to creators. Creation Studio Tool Training: Sewing machines is a limited-sized workshop open to participants aged 16 and older which will cover the basics of using the Studio’s Brother CS6000i sewing machines. The event will start at 6:30 PM and is free. Registration is required to attend and can be made by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/6552496 or by calling 563-344-4175.... Read More

Rock Island High School Girls Soccer Team Leads Clinics For Local Kids, Youth Night TONIGHT!

April 19th, 2022
Rock Island High School Girls Soccer Team Leads Clinics For Local Kids, Youth Night TONIGHT!

The Rock Island High School girls soccer team is leading both on and off the field! Fresh off a big three shutout wins in the Orion Invitational last weekend, and on their day off from SAT/PSAT testing, the RIHS girls players led soccer clinics at the district’s elementary schools. All of the district’s students are invited to participate in Youth Night TONIGHT at Rock Island High School’s field. They will be invited to play on the field during halftime.  Read More

Moline Author Jason Platt Releases New Young Adult Book, ‘Middle School Misadventures’

April 17th, 2022
Moline Author Jason Platt Releases New Young Adult Book, 'Middle School Misadventures'

Moline author Jason Platt’s latest book for young adults, “Middle School Misadventures: Dance Disaster” is going to be available worldwide on Little Brown publishing! Jason will be doing book signings around the area after its release. Pre here at: middleschoolmisadventures.com/books !    Read More

Illinois’ EveryChild Selects Champions for Every Child Award Recipients

April 17th, 2022
Illinois' EveryChild Selects Champions for Every Child Award Recipients

EveryChild, the nonprofit formerly known as the Child Abuse Council, is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Champions for Every Child Award. This year, three awards will be given—one to an individual, one to a business or organization, and one to a young adult 18 or under to celebrate the community leaders who dedicate their time and talents to ensuring a safe, healthy childhood for all. Recipients of this year’s Champions for Every Child recognition will be honored at the organization’s Celebrate Every Child gala on Thursday, April 28, at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Congressional Art Competition

April 10th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Congressional Art Competition

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Congresswoman Bustos will be accepting submissions through the deadline – which is Thursday, April 21st. Students are limited to one entry each. “Every year, talented students from across our district submit creative artwork for the Congressional Art Competition, and I’m excited to announce this year’s competition is now underway,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “When I walk the halls of the Capitol,... Read More

Your Laughs Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s April 7

April 6th, 2022
Your Laughs Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s April 7

Join us for a fun-filled evening of laughter, delicious food and specialty cocktails benefiting the Fight to End Alzheimer’s! Every day we get a bit closer to understanding how to end the illness that has impacted so many of our loved ones. Help us fight even harder by attending our incredible event, which directly supports the Alzheimer’s Association in its fight to end Alzheimer’s. Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM Holiday Inn & Suites Davenport 4215 Elmore Avenue Davenport, IA 52807 Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-for-a-cause-tickets-241422329687    Read More