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Looking For Easter Egg Hunts This Weekend? You Can Find Them Here…

March 31st, 2021

It’s Easter weekend, and of course there are plenty of egg hunts for you and your little ones to check out this weekend. Here’s a rundown of some of the ones the bunny is rolling in: Sunday at 11 a.m. there’s an Easter Egg Hunt, along with a tune, track and race, going on at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds Dirt Track, that’s a way to get your engine roaring. An Easter Egg Hunt and a visit with baby animals will take place Saturday 3-4:30 p.m. at Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center in Clinton. Find out more here. Saturday at 10 a.m. there’s an Easter Egg... Read More

Quad-Cities’ River Bend Food Bank to Open a New Branch in Galesburg

March 30th, 2021

The Davenport-based River Bend Food Bank and Galesburg Community Foundation are partnering to bring a new regional food bank branch to Galesburg. The branch will provide greater access to more nutritious and perishable foods for more than 50 food pantries in eight Illinois counties. It will supply food for not only the Community Foundation’s service area of Knox and Warren counties, but also Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, McDonough and Stark counties. In addition to the River Bend Food Bank, Galesburg Branch, FISH of Galesburg will re-locate to the space, allowing for greater guest access... Read More

Get Your Pet The Attention It Deserves! Feature Your Doggo In Our Pupper Of The Week!

March 30th, 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!  Read More

BREAKING: Rock Island County Expands Vaccinations To Anyone Over 16

March 29th, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: Anyone over 16 will be eligible to get a covid-19 vaccination in Rock Island County. According to the Rock Island County Health Department, the RICHD is expanding vaccine eligibility effective today to all Illinois residents 16 and older at its clinic at the Camden Centre in Milan. Appointments are available this week. The Illinois Department of Public Health gave local health departments the authority on Friday to expand vaccination to broader groups, based upon increasing availability of the three currently authorized vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson The eligibility... Read More

Gilda’s Club Quad-Cities Offering Virtual Events This Week

March 29th, 2021

Gilda’s Club is offering a number of events this week for cancer survivors, those dealing with cancer, and their friends and families. Support groups have temporarily transitioned to a virtual space using Zoom, a secure videoconferencing software. Connecting Through Cancer: Tuesday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm NOTE: This group’s name has changed from “Wellness Group”. Weekly support group for adults with any type of cancer diagnosis. Members share thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Friends & Family Support Group: Wednesday, 1:30 – 3:00 pm NOTE: This group’s name has changed... Read More

Advice To A New Teenager

March 26th, 2021

It seems like only yesterday when I turned 13. I remember it distinctly, from my party with my friends to some of the gifts I most cherished (a Converse All-Stars Magic Johnson t-shirt, a Duran Duran album, and other things which would certainly date me as a child of the ’80s.) This week, my own son, Jackson, turns 13. And it’s a much, much, different world from when I entered my teen years. I didn’t have cell phones, or the internet, or anywhere near the entertainment or virtual reality options my son does now. I spent most of my time playing outside, my mom was working most... Read More

Skip-A-Long Wins $3.8 Million Grant to Bring Early Head Start to Illinois Quad-Cities

March 26th, 2021

SAL Family & Community Services (SAL), home to Skip-A-Long Child Development Services, is launching a major new initiative intended to transform the lives of low income expectant families and children until four years of age. Through the first and only Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Program (EHS CCP) serving the Illinois Quad-Cities, SAL continues its deep commitment to further the Q-C’s regional vision of cultivating a community that is both equitable and inclusive. The program is made possible thanks to a new annual $3.8-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human... Read More

The Easter Bunny AND Ice Cream? Quad-Cities Kids Are Going To Love This…

March 25th, 2021

The Easter Bunny is coming to town Saturday, March 27, from 12:30 to 4:30 at Country Style Ice Cream, 5264 Utica Ridge Rd, Davenport. Country Style Ice Cream and Coffee invites children and their families to welcome the Easter Bunny. Children will receive a mini ice cream sundae with Easter toppings and an Easter Egg from the Easter Bunny with some goodies! A photo opportunity is available for parents to snap a picture or two! All children wanting to see the Easter Bunny will need a purchased ticket. Parents will NOT need a ticket for this event. Your ticket is only good for the purchased DATE... Read More

BREAKING: American Cornhole League ACL Open Clash Coming To Quad-Cities

March 25th, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: For the first time ever, the American Cornhole League (ACL) will hold an event in the Quad Cities with the ACL Open #7 on April 9-11, 2021. The ACL promotes and develops cornhole as a sport for any age and any skill level.  Their tournaments are regularly seen on ESPN.  There are 15 conferences across the U.S. and the Midwest Conference is home to one of the largest player bases in the country. “We are thrilled that the American Cornhole League (ACL) will help the Quad Cities make history by hosting their first event in the QC and at the Bend XPO,” said Dave Herrell, President... Read More

Genesis Honors Memory of Lost Infants With Birthing And Bereavement Suite

March 24th, 2021

From great loss came the idea for a special place at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Street, Davenport Families who have suffered infant loss talk about their grief, the feeling of being alone and the feeling of not having enough time. The No Foot Too Small Birthing + Bereavement Suite at the Genesis BirthCenter in Davenport offers families a place to spend time with their baby, make memories, and say goodbye. Families who have the shared experience of suffering infant loss, joined together with the Genesis Foundation, and additional donors to make the project a reality. Jess Buntemeyer,... Read More