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Quad-Cities Teen Trey Gordon Headed To Food Network’s Kids’ Baking Championship

December 13th, 2020

A Davenport teenager is baking up something really special for his holiday break this year — 13-year-old Trey Gordon will be a contestant on the Food Network’s Kids’ Baking Championship! Trey shared the awesome news on his Facebook page, saying, “I have a huge announcement! I am so excited I’m able to tell you guys this.  I am going to be on Kids Baking Championship, season nine, with Food Network. Tune in on December 28 for a two-episode premiere!” Even at a young age, Trey has had a distinguished career in the arts and other pursuits. He’s been on stage... Read More

Cambridge’s Heartland Connections Seeks New Holiday Videos

December 11th, 2020

Heartland Connections – based in Cambridge, Ill. — has launched a campaign to collect videos of holiday songs, stories, and messages, of which a special program will be created and sent to nursing homes, hospitals, and those most affected by the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 22, and programs will be delivered via email on Dec. 23. All are welcome and encouraged to submit and sign up to receive the program at no cost. To submit videos or sign up to receive a copy of the program, visit www.cheerrr.com.  Read More

Rock Island Public Library Holiday Events Brighten Family Time

December 11th, 2020

Santa is a busy elf, but there’s still time to get on his mailing list with the Rock Island Public Library’s Letter from Santa program. The library is accepting Letters from Santa requests through Friday, December 18. To participate, just fill out a Letters from Santa request form, and leave it in the mailbox provided. Santa will respond by mail with a personalized letter for the child. “Don’t tell, but other than being a fun and free family activity, participating also supports writing and reading literacy,” said Ranell Dennis, Rock Island Public Library Children’s Librarian. Request... Read More

Do You Like Comics And Toys? Have We Got The Event For You…

December 11th, 2020

If you’re a fan of comics, toys and other cool collectibles, you’re going to want to check this event out! Next weekend, Mississippi Marketplace is proud to present the Christmas Comic, Toy, and Hobby Show! They are welcoming vendors from all around to give you guests that special piece you have been looking for along with a large variety of items you didn’t even realize you needed! This will be a great two day event Saturday 10am – 5pm Sunday 11am – 5pm. If you are interested in being a vendor please send a PM to Mississippi Marketplace or email ktsb100@gmail.com.  Read More

Take A Walk To The Geneseo Christmas Walk

December 10th, 2020

Geneseo’s Annual Christmas Walk is held every year on the second Saturday in December. The event kicks off with its popular Geneseo Jingle Run at 8:30 a.m. This 5K event includes a commemorative gift with pre-registration. Everyone will enjoy shopping all day throughout Geneseo, finding just the right gift for everyone on your list. Children’s activities fill the afternoon with special crafts, face painting, writing letters to Santa, and much more. Take a load off at one of our local restaurants or breweries. Join us at Central Theater for the traditional viewing of “White Christmas”. As... Read More

Davenport Police Association Sponsoring Christmas Toy Drive

December 10th, 2020

The Davenport Police Association is sponsoring the Family Resources Inc. Christmas Toy Drive on Saturday, December 12th (10am to 6pm) and Sunday, December 13th (10am to 5pm). Come visit us at Northpark Mall, 320 W Kimberly Rd by Firestone! This annual event raises money and collects new toys at Christmas for children involved in Family Resources Domestic Violence Shelters, Child Advocate programs (victims of sex assaults and other at risk programs), and supports the Family Resources Adopt a Family Program. Please consider supporting this great cause! Started in 2002 after Family Resources Offices... Read More

Meet Elliott, Our New PUPPER OF THE WEEK!

December 8th, 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! Today’s pupper is Elliott, the doggo of Jaime Kroeger! Jaime says, “Elliott’s style is only outdone by his cuteness. ... Read More

Janessa Calderon Named New Director of Quad-Cities Hispanic Chamber

December 7th, 2020

Janessa Calderon’s young, fast-growing career has led her to exactly the perfect place. The driven, 26-year-old native of Muscatine, Iowa, is the new executive director (and the youngest Latina in the job) of the Greater Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce (GQCHCC). After more than two years working for the nonprofit, the board promoted Calderon to the position – its only paid staff — effective Dec. 1, 2020. “I’m very excited about it,” she said Monday. Calderon succeeds Zenaida Landeros, the first Latina executive director of the chamber, who resigned this past spring to become executive... Read More

FUN10 Giving You The Gift Of Great Events For The Holiday Season!

December 6th, 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

Take A Tour Of The Holiday Lights Around The Quad-Cities

December 4th, 2020

Holiday light displays are up and lit around the Quad Cities, which means it’s time for a Holiday Light Tour with our Jaycees friends! Drive around the QCA with us on Saturday, December 5 starting at 6:00 pm to get in the holiday spirit! We will meet at the Jaycees Hall, 2940 Brady St, Davenport, then be on our way, running a caravan through the tour starting at the Quad City Botanical Gardens, then Fejervary Park, and ending at the Kall House (by fellow Jaycee Aubrey Kall!). See you Saturday! For more information, check it here.  Read More