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Have a Spooktacular Time at Prospect Park!

October 17th, 2018

Do you have little ones anxiously anticipating Halloween, looking for a reason to try out those costumes? Well, there’s no better way to kick off the holiday than some family fun in the park! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular time at Prospect Park (Park 16th Street Moline), this Saturday Oct 20! And admission is free! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Refreshments (while supplies last) will begin at 2:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating around the park will begin at 3 p.m. There will be lots of fun characters to meet along the trail! The Quad Cities... Read More

Storm Storming In With Thunderous Events For Opening Week!

October 15th, 2018

The Quad City Storm is jam-packed with exciting and historical events leading up to the first game in Storm history on Saturday, Oct.20. QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Storm’s season! Here’s the list of events this week: Monday 10/15: 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.-Season Ticket Holder Party, Rock Island Holiday Inn Tuesday 10/16: 5:00 P.M. Storm beer naming party,  Green Tree Brewery, LeClaire Wednesday 10/17:         12:30 P.M.-1:00 P.M.-Quad Cities Chamber Ribbon Cutting Saturday 10/20: 7:10 P.M.-Opening Night Game vs. Peoria Rivermen All events will be hosted at the TaxSlayer Center... Read More

Festival Of Trees Sprouting Up Again!

October 15th, 2018

It’s Festival of Trees time again! The 2018 KWIK STAR FESTIVAL OF TREES, benefiting Quad City Arts, is sprouting up November 15-25, 2018. General Admission opens Saturday, November 17 at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport. This year’s theme is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the 33rd annual gig featuring a spectacular display of over 150 designer trees, rooms, wreaths, fireplace mantles, gingerbread creations and other holiday gift shop items that are all sold to raise money for Quad City Arts, a local non-profit arts organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in... Read More

Q-C Storm News Raining In As Opening Night Approaches!

October 10th, 2018

There’s a veritable torrent of news coming from the Quad-Cities’ new hockey team, the Q-C Storm! Opening night is October 20 and today the Quad City Storm are unveiling their plan to pack the TaxSlayer Center! The Storm are planning to have 8000 fans making noise in the seats for the first game of the regular season!  Fun features for fans include: indoor fireworks, a light show, a kid zone, mascots, a promo team and the first 1000 fans receive a free Storm t-shirt!  John Deere is sponsoring opening night and, along with the Storm, will be raising funds for United Way. In addition to the... Read More

Take a Journey Through Time at Prospect Park

October 4th, 2018

Take a step back in time this weekend while helping one of the Quad Cities’ earliest parks move forward. The Moline Parks and Recreation Department presents, Prospect Park Through Time, this Saturday Oct 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Prospect Park (Park 16th Street and 30th Avenue). This event will showcase a historic walking parade at 1 p.m. around the pond. Groups will be portraying the different generations the park has witnessed since 1891. To lead off the procession the Mayor of the day, John Wessell, will be commentating. Before and after the parade, enjoy classic cars, magicians and storytelling.... Read More

Get Ready to Party with Sesame Street Live!

October 1st, 2018

Are you ready to party with Sesame Street Live? Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! is happening this this Thursday Oct 4 at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline). Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! Sesame Workshop features favorite Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new sensory adventure live on stage. From the moment the curtain rises, parents and children alike will be on their feet dancing along to a pop-infused soundtrack with new Sesame Street... Read More

Show Your Support for National Bullying Prevention Month

October 1st, 2018

Bullying is serious business. But thanks to QC United and Pete the Purple Bull, bullying prevention in schools and communities can be both effective and enjoyable! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull in their Kindness Rocks Campaign! Show support and feel the power of kindness through the numerous events planned and sponsorships available throughout the coming months. While October is National Bullying Prevention Month, QC United is dedicated to assisting local youth fully access educational opportunities all year long. QC United operates several unique and exciting programs endorsed by multiple... Read More

Pumpkin Extravaganza at Quad City Botanical Center!

September 29th, 2018

Autumn is officially upon us. And what a better way to celebrate than with a Pumpkin Extravaganza? Celebrate the fall season with Pumpkin Extravaganza at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Ave Rock Island) every Sunday, beginning this Sunday Sep 30 through Oct 21 from 12:30 – 3 p.m. Each week will feature a fall-themed family friendly activity. All Pumpkin Extravaganza events are included with general admission. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 2-15 and free for children under 2. No reservations are required, these are drop-in events. Here are the weekly Pumpkin Extravaganza... Read More

Echoes from Riverside Bringing the Past to Life

September 28th, 2018

A cemetery with over 160 years of history is bound to be filled with interesting stories and important life lessons.  One local cemetery has created a way to keep those stories and lessons alive to this day. Moline Parks and Recreation is hosting their annual ‘Echoes from Riverside’ on Saturday Sep 29 at Riverside Cemetery (2900 6th Avenue Moline). This one of a kind walk down memory lane brings some the area’s earliest citizens and their stories to life for all to hear. You will find a common theme in the stories you are presented- Unfortunate Endings. Tickets for this event will be available... Read More

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! All Should Attend the Quad Cities Renaissance Faire!

September 27th, 2018

Jousting? Medieval games? Vikings? Sounds like a great time! The Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire returns this weekend, Saturday Sep 29 and Sunday Sep 30, at Credit Island Park (2200 W River Dr. Davenport). From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. you are invited to enjoy some family fun and entertainment. Admission for adults is $10 (or a 2-day pass for $15), kids 5-15 are $5 and under 5 are free! There will also be a $2 discount to Military Personnel with I.D. Live stage entertainment, activities and demonstrations will provide the utmost enjoyment for the entire family. From Norse Fyre, choreographed aerials... Read More

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