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Looking To Adopt A Kitty? Meet Fluffy, The Latest Quad-Cities Pet Of The Week

July 30th, 2021
Looking To Adopt A Kitty? Meet Fluffy, The Latest Quad-Cities Pet Of The Week

QuadCities.com is proud and happy to announce we’re partnering with the Quad City Animal Welfare Center! Every week, we’ll be featuring their Pets of the Week, helping for find new homes for great dogs and cats! If you’re looking for a new pet, we encourage you to adopt, and please check out the Pet of the Week from Quad City Animal Welfare Center, today and every Tuesday on QuadCities.com! And here’s today’s latest Pet of the Week… Fluffy is ready for her furrever home!! She was born in May, is spayed, up to date on shots for her age, and microchipped. This sweet girl takes some... Read More

Fresh Films Quad-Cities Looking To Deliver Instruction To Local High Schools And Youth Clubs

July 30th, 2021
Fresh Films Quad-Cities Looking To Deliver Instruction To Local High Schools And Youth Clubs

There are awesome opportunities this year for young Quad-Cities filmmakers to gain valuable experience and have fun with Fresh Films! Here’s the latest: Fresh Films Academies Quad Cities – Applications open for host locations! What: Fresh Films will deliver project-based film instruction on professional equipment on site at up to 4 Quad Cities high schools or youth clubs at no cost to the host organization. When: October 2021-May 2022 | Thursdays 4-6:30pm Where: On site at host school or organization Who: 12-25 youth per location, open to all QC high schools and youth organizations... Read More

Metro Offering FREE Bus Rides For K-12 Students This Fall!

July 28th, 2021
Metro Offering FREE Bus Rides For K-12 Students This Fall!

In a really, really cool move and some great positive news, kids won’t have to worry about getting rides to and from school and activities this fall! Metro is offering free bus rides to K-12 students on their bus routes. Students need to show their ID for the ride, and as per existing rules, all passengers need to wear a mask on the buses. For more info, see www.MetroQC.com.    Read More

Violet Beaded Dragonflies Craft Day Happening Today At Davenport Public Library

July 28th, 2021
Violet Beaded Dragonflies Craft Day Happening Today At Davenport Public Library

Davenport Public Library has crafts for every color of the spectrum! Each week at the Fairmount Library we’ll offer a craft corresponding to color; do one or do them all. Registration is required for each week at http://bit.ly/dpl-craftingbycolor. Best for ages 6+ Wednesday, July 28th at 12:00 pm the concert is: Violet Beaded Dragonflies When signing up, please indicate how many children will participate (make craft, etc.) and how many additional people will be present. Space is limited in order to maintain social distancing. If possible, please limit the number of non-participating attendees. This... Read More

Looking To Adopt A Great New Pet? Check Out The Pet Of The Week From Quad City Animal Welfare Center!

July 20th, 2021
Looking To Adopt A Great New Pet? Check Out The Pet Of The Week From Quad City Animal Welfare Center!

QuadCities.com is proud and happy to announce we’re partnering with the Quad City Animal Welfare Center! Starting TODAY we’ll be featuring their Pet of the Week, helping for find new homes for great dogs and cats! If you’re looking for a new pet, we encourage you to adopt, and please check out the Pet of the Week from Quad City Animal Welfare Center, today and every Tuesday on QuadCities.com! And here’s the first Pet of the Week… Princess is making her magical debut and is wondering if she can discover a whole new world with her furrever family! Princess is a shepherd... Read More

What’s The Good News For July, Quad-Cities?

July 19th, 2021
What's The Good News For July, Quad-Cities?

Summer is in full swing and there are so many things to feel sunny about in the Quad-Cities! There’s always lots of positive news out there and we highlight some of the awesome things going on every month in this column, What’s The Good News, featured here on QuadCities.com and on KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live!” So, what’s the good news for July 2021? Here are some of the headlines… Quad-Cities Podcast Hub Debuts! Looking for your new favorite podcast? Shop local! With the Quad-Cities Podcast Hub! The site, located on QuadCities.com at quadcities.com/podcasts, offers over 50 podcasts... Read More

Quad-Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters to Move Headquarters in Davenport

July 15th, 2021
Quad-Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters to Move Headquarters in Davenport

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Mississippi Valley is moving to a larger office headquarters next month in Davenport. After 15 years at 130 W. 5th Street in Davenport, BBBS is relocating its headquarters to 3247 35th Street Court off Elmore Avenue and Kimberly Road in Davenport, effective August 15th. Mel Foster Co., a longtime supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, finalized an agreement with the non-profit that will roughly double the current square footage used by BBBS. “Our growth and program innovation has been exciting,” Travis Guy, chairperson of the BBBS Board of Directors, said... Read More

Save the Date for Music and Fun with Babaloo At Rock Island’s Lincoln Park Thursday

July 14th, 2021
Save the Date for Music and Fun with Babaloo At Rock Island's Lincoln Park Thursday

Rock Island Public Library brings acclaimed family performer Babaloo to Rock Island’s Lincoln Park bandshell for a free concert on 10:30 am on Thursday, July 15. The event, part of the library’s Reading Colors Your World summer activities, is free and open to all ages. Babaloo concerts are a blend of music and comedy, and usually run under one hour. Families should bring lawn chairs or other seating, and social distance as needed. There is no rain date. Babaloo, who hails from Missouri, offers a riotous blend of wacky tunes, antics, and activities to keep audiences energized and laughing.... Read More

Babaloo Bringing Wacky Music And Fun To Rock Island

July 11th, 2021
Babaloo Bringing Wacky Music And Fun To Rock Island

Noted children’s entertainer Babaloo brings his wacky blend of music and comedy fun to the Rock Island Lincoln Park bandshell at 10:30 am on Thursday, July 15. Bring your own seating and join us for a rocking good time! Babaloo is a high-energy show with plenty of stomping, dancing, beanbag bopping, bucket-thumping, and more rollicking good times. This event is free and open to the public. There is no rain date.  Read More

Genesis Health System’s “Pack the Bus’’ Drive Benefits Quad-Cities Families

July 7th, 2021
Genesis Health System's “Pack the Bus’’ Drive Benefits Quad-Cities Families

Genesis Health System will help area students and families get back to normal when schools reopen. “Pack the Bus’’ debuted two years ago as part of the Genesis anniversary celebration of 150 years of health services. The needs are even greater as families continue to recover from COVID-19 disruptions. “The Genesis ‘Pack the Bus’ campaign will assist families and the schools again this year by providing the tools they need for learning,” said Shirley Gusta, director of the Genesis Business Intelligence Center, who is coordinating the Genesis volunteer effort. “There is never enough... Read More