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A Baby Named TigerKing?!? What Were The Most Popular Baby Names In The Quad-Cities This Year?

December 28th, 2020

In a tumultuous year of a new virus, it is understandable that neither Covid nor Corona made the list of most popular baby names in 2020 at Genesis BirthCenters. No TigerKings, Mandos or CobraKais either. Instead, new Quad Cities parents followed national trends when naming their babies. Olivia and Oliver were the most popular names for newborns at Genesis BirthCenters in Davenport and Silvis in 2020. There have been 19 Olivias born at Genesis in 2020. Oliver was the choice for 16 baby boys at Genesis. This is the first time Oliver has topped the annual Genesis list for boys. Olivia was also the... Read More

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve With HyVee

December 28th, 2020

Celebrate the New Year with HyVee’s Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Party at 11 a.m. Dec. 31! Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian Nina from the comfort of your own home for the following activities: • New Year’s Party Hat • New Year’s Noise Maker • New Year’s Confetti Sticks • KidsFit Countdown to the New Year For this class you will need the following supplies: New Year’s Noise Makers • Paper Plates (2 for each noise Maker) • Popsicle Stick • Glue • Stapler • Uncooked Pasta • Items to decorate like paint, markers, crayons, sequins, Pom-poms, ribbon DIY New Year’s Party Hat •... Read More

Hey Quad-Cities, It’s Time For The FUN10!

December 27th, 2020

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Davenport’s Paradigm Gaming Center Holding Tabletop Game Night

December 26th, 2020

They’re just not there for virtual games, they’re also there for games of a more tangible sort as well. Sundays are all tabletop at Paradigm Gaming Center, 320 E 2nd Street in Davenport. All Day play old school and new school Tabletop Games in our lounge. Bring in your own games or play from our collection. We’ll provide the snacke, drinks, and cleanup, you just come in and enjoy! This weekly event is free to participate and welcome to all!  Read More

Merry Christmas, From All Of Us At QuadCities.com!

December 25th, 2020

Merry Christmas, from all of us at QuadCities.com! We wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe holiday! Enjoy the day with your loved ones…  Read More

A Christmas Classic Has An Even Greater Significance During This Trying Year

December 25th, 2020

It was late 1984, and Boomtown Rats front man Bob Geldof was sitting down to watch a bit of telly as the calendar began to turn towards the holidays. However, what he saw that evening was anything but festive. Geldof watched as a documentary news program detailed the horrible starving and suffering going on in Africa due to incredible droughts and oppression. And as he watched, he was moved to tears, sorrow, and finally, action. He knew he had to do something to help, but just donating money himself seemed so small, so insignificant. How could he do something larger? Finally, he had the idea, and... Read More

Heartland Connections Spreads Quad-Cities Holiday Cheer

December 24th, 2020

John Taylor of Cambridge, Ill. – a local cultural guru behind Heartland Connections, the Levitt AMP Galva Music Series and the Ca d’Zan concert series – has been a busy Christmas elf the past couple weeks. He has helped produce several holiday videos featuring area musicians. A “Spreading Holiday Cheer” video from Heartland Connections is more than an hour long, and features performances of many musicians in Illinois and Iowa. You can see it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3-pohv2udk and https://www.facebook.com/HeartlandConnections/posts/3607327219492911. “Originally, I started... Read More

Personal Video From Dick Van Dyke Thrills Quad-Cities Family

December 24th, 2020

Melita Tunnicliff opened an e-mail sent by an old friend Wednesday at work, not exactly sure what its attached video contained. When she watched a heartfelt, personalized video from the legendary actor Dick Van Dyke, wishing her family a merry Christmas and happy 2021, she could hardly believe it. Tunnicliff screamed with joy at her desk at LeClaire Community Library. “It was a real surprise,” she said Thursday morning, Christmas Eve. “It was Dick Van Dyke in the present day because of his age. He looked up and said Scott and Melita, and I said, oh my God!” “I made everybody come over... Read More

This Bingo Night Rocks Tangled Wood In Bettendorf!

December 23rd, 2020

It’s time to rock out with rock star bingo! Think you know your music trivia? Time to test your skills! Think you know your music? If you know what song contains these lyrics, you would probably love Rock Star Bingo! “And she’s watching him with those eyes, And she’s loving him with that body, I just know it, Yeah ‘n’ he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night.” What is Rock Star Bingo? Just like “regular” bingo, but we replaced bingo numbers, like “B16”, with parts of songs. If you know the song title (no phones, devices... Read More

Figge Seeks Public Input To Create “2020 Vision” Community Exhibit

December 22nd, 2020

They say “hindsight is 20/20.” Well, most of us would like to put 2020 in the rear view mirror, but the Figge Art Museum wants you to reflect a bit before you do. The landmark facility at 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, is highlighting this crazy year in a new exhibition opening on Wednesday, Dec. 23. “2020 Vision: You Are Here, You Are Not Alone” will be installed in the Figge’s second-floor Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery and will provide several chances for visitors to participate and contribute in person or from home. It will offer an opportunity to think, reflect, and create... Read More