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Western Illinois University Food Pantry Implementing New COVID-19 Procedures

October 21st, 2020

The Western Illinois University Food Pantry is implementing new COVID-19 procedures, as the current health situation continues. The food pantry, now located in Horrabin Hall, room 10, will remain open every Thursday from noon-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. One patron will be allowed to enter at a time, and will be accompanied by one volunteer. Social distancing will be required. All other patrons will be required to stand outside the building, using social distancing markers, until they are allowed to enter. All patrons and volunteers will be given hand sanitizer upon entering, their temperature... Read More

Moline’s Two Rivers YMCA Offering A Host Of Programs

October 21st, 2020

Two Rivers YMCA in Moline is offering courses in swimming, youth sports, and more! The pandemic has certainly changed many aspects of our lives, but one thing has not changed: The Y is for everyone – especially families! At the Y, 2040 53rd Street, Moline, they are committed to providing SAFE programs that keep kids and families active, healthy, and connected. The cold weather is coming and going to parks and other outdoor family activities will be coming to an end. With many precautions in place, the Y is a safe, clean, and reliable place to bring the kids for a fun addition to your day. For... Read More

Davenport Mandates Masks For All City Buildings

October 20th, 2020

Due to an executive order by Mayor Matson, effective today, October 20, 2020, masks will be required in all City buildings. This includes all Davenport Public Library Branches. Masks will be available at the Welcome Desk upon arrival for free of charge to anyone who may need one.  Read More

Davenport Halloween Walk Gives Little Ghosts The Chance To Scare Up Some Treats Today

October 20th, 2020

Calling all ghouls and goblins… it’s time once again for the annual iHeartMedia Quad Cities Halloween Walk. Wait! Due to the pandemic, things have been changed up a bit this year. Now you can experience an iHeartMedia Quad Cities Halloween DRIVE THRU this Tuesday Oct 20 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 Locust St. Davenport). Let kids dress up, load ’em up in the car/van, and head to the iHeartMedia Quad Cities Halloween Drive Thru! Please remain in your car as you proceed through the line. All participating vendors and iHeartMedia staff will be masked... Read More

Meet Our Pupper Of The Week… Mabel!

October 20th, 2020

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 Mabel, the pupper of Molly March Wilkison! Molly says about her doggo: This is Mabel, my gentle giant. She’s... Read More

GOOOOOOOOAL! Quad-Cities World Cup Kicks Off Saturday!

October 16th, 2020

Soccer fans are going to score big this weekend as the Quad-Cities First Annual Q-C World Cup debuts from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Campbell Sports Complex, 8399 29th St W, Rock Island! Join Quad-Cities Interfaith organization in celebrating all the people from countries all around the world who now call the Quad-Cities their home by watching their teams participate in the beautiful game. There will be teams representing eight different countries competing in the soccer tournament. There will will also be voter registration available at the event. Seating is limited and will be social distanced. Masks... Read More

Rock Island Frieze Lectures To Focus on Old, New Pandemics

October 15th, 2020

Given that 2020 is certainly a year for the history books, it’s no surprise that the 23rd annual Frieze Lecture Series for the Rock Island Public Library takes a deeper look at our reaction to global pandemics, past and present. The free, two-part series will be presented by Augustana College professors with expertise in history and public health. The following lectures will be offered online at 2 p.m. on two Tuesdays, Oct. 20 and 27 – Tuesday, Oct 20: Why We Forgot the 1918 Flu: A Historian Looks at a Century of Pandemics. Dr. Lendol Calder, professor of history at Augustana College,... Read More

Family Museum Presenting ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Drive-In Movie

October 14th, 2020

Families are invited to the Family Museum parking lot on Saturday, October 17 to enjoy the movie Hotel Transylvania as part of a Drive-In Movie Event presented by the City of Bettendorf Parks and Recreation and the Family Museum and sponsored by the Friends of Bettendorf Parks Foundation. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the movie will start at 7:30 pm. Admission is $20 per car if registered before the day of the event. Admission is $35 per car on the day of the event if spots are still available. Participants can register at familymuseum.org/movie. Each car will receive three parking spots: one to park... Read More

Iowa Women’s Foundation Gives Grants to Two Quad-Cities Programs

October 13th, 2020

The Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) has announced 2021 Core Grant awards to United Way of the Quad Cities and Lead(h)er, for programs that help young girls and women. The grants are among $100,000 to 13 organizations across the state – raising the total granted to over $1.1 million since the program began in 1997. IWF works to improve the lives of Iowa’s women and girls. Grants are awarded to projects that focus primarily on serving the needs and aspirations of women and girls. Six specific areas have been identified as the most critical barriers for Iowa women and girls: employment, child... Read More

Meet Our Pupper Of The Week… Senor Squeaks!

October 13th, 2020

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 Senor Squeaks, the doggo of Jackson Leary! Senor Squeaks also goes by the names Senor, Squeeko, Cheeko, and... Read More

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