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Rock Island’s Augustana College Adding Women’s Wrestling

April 6th, 2020

ROCK ISLAND – Women’s wrestling will hit the mats at Augustana College beginning with the 2021-22 school year! The addition pushes to 26 the number of intercollegiate varsity sports offered by Augustana, with 13 women’s sports and 13 men’s sports, according to a statement released by director of athletics Mike Zapolski. . “Wrestling is becoming an increasingly popular sport for girls nationwide, and our goal is that Augustana will become the small college destination for young women who want to excel at a high level academically and continue to compete,” said Zapolski... Read More

Rocky Mom Donates To Invaluable Center During A Rocky Time

April 6th, 2020

ROCK ISLAND – Yenework Munson has come a long way in her short life so far. Just shy of 7, the Rock Island girl was adopted by Tony and Lindsey Munson from the African nation of Ethiopia in 2013. But she’s made an even bigger journey – within herself – in the past 18 months. Lindsey feels that difference in Yene’s life has been provided mostly by the Center for Living Arts, at 220 19th St., and its owners, Dino and Tina Hayz. Yene (along with dozens of other area kids) were looking forward to putting on “High School Musical, Jr.,” with three separate casts, but the spring show has... Read More

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Out Now

April 4th, 2020

Nintendo released the latest Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Friday Mar 20 for Nintendo Switch. Live life at your own pace as you garden, fish, decorate, hunt for bugs and fossils, get to know the animal residents, and more. The time of day and seasons match real life, so something is happening on your island whether you’re there or not. Purchase the digital version by 4/30/2020 and receive a code for a free 7-day trial of Nintendo Switch Online. With Nintendo Switch Online, up to eight players* can have fun hanging out together on one island at the same time with online play! Escape to your... Read More

Niabi Zoo Providing Fun New Digital Series

April 3rd, 2020

Beginning this past Friday Mar 27, Niabi Zoo kicked off their education and conservation digital series! Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday they will reach out at 2 p.m. to share animal tales, encounters with many of our animal family members, conservation actions, zookeeper chats and so much more. Join the Niabo Zoo on Facebook this Monday at 2 p.m. for a dance party like no other. Joel V, Curator of Conservation and Education!   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Whitey’s Ice Creams Closing In Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf, East Moline

April 3rd, 2020

Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf and throughout the Quad-Cities, ice cream fans aren’t going to be able to get the malts, or get the shakes. Whitey’s Ice Cream, a sweet institution throughout the area, will be temporarily closing all their stores starting Friday. The announcement came today, via Facebook: “As of ‪Friday, April 3 at 10:00 p.m.‬ all Whitey’s stores will be closing temporarily. As much as we would love to stay open and continue serving the Quad Cities, we are closing out of an abundance of caution to ensure that our employees are staying healthy... Read More

RME Music Lab Brings Happiness to Your Home!

April 2nd, 2020

River Music Experience continues to bring opportunities to listen, learn and play music, even amidst our current situation. RME Music Lab currently provides a half hour of fun and learning to kiddos (and their caretakers) at 10 a.m. every weekday. The experience is streamed on FB Live on River Music Experience’s page, at https://www.facebook.com/rivermusicexperience/. Join local musician, Bret Dale, as he plays songs and teaches all the fun parts of music to your littles. Whether he is teaching your children about the Blues or helping them make their own music shakers, happiness and fun will... Read More

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching, Because They Aren’t, With DJ Shane Brown’s New Mix

March 27th, 2020

Miss getting out on the dance floors at clubs? DJ Shane Brown, the man behind the boards at Billy Bob’s in the Rock Island District, as well as the former DJ for such hot spots as 2nd Avenue and the Stockade in the Village, has come up with a new mix for you to blast in the glorious realm of your own social distancing spot. Shane dropped the new mix this evening, which you can check out here, along with the following note, on his Facebook: “So here’s what I’ve been up to in the basement the past couple of days. This is, without doubt, the most ridiculous, silly, stupid mix... Read More

Check Out Chuck Murphy Live on Facebook Today!

March 27th, 2020

Looking for something fun to do today? Why not check a live performance from Chuck Murphy’s garage? Local musician, Chuck Murphy, will be taking his upbeat and entertaining live music to Facebook Live today at 3 p.m. You can check out his show on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chuckchuckbobuck79. Make sure to tune in! Maybe he’ll even agree to do some more ‘fun costumes’ for viewers.   Bio: Chuck Murphy is an Iowa-based country and rock musician that creates unforgettable moments with his audience (both in person and remotely). This singer, guitarist and pianist has... Read More

Local Musician Lewis Knudsen Performing 12-Hour Live Concert Now!

March 27th, 2020

As we all continue to Shelter in Place and practice safe Social Distancing, we are finding that turning away from the news and focusing on uplifting and hopeful messages provided by artists and musicians and the treasures they create, are quite beneficial. Local musician Lewis Knudsen is one of the many Quad Citians dedicated to bringing the community positive entertainment through these times. Lewis, however, may be taking local live concerts to the next level for other artists. Lewis Knudsen is currently (right now!) performing a 12-hour live concert on Facebook! You can find his live stream... Read More

Moline Spotlight Theater Putting The Spotlight On Live Chat With Hal Lublin

March 26th, 2020

Spotlight Theater is putting the spotlight on actor/comedian Hal Lublin for an online chat 1:30 p.m. Friday. Producing Director Brent Tubbs sits down (on the internet) with Actor/ Comedian Hal Lublin for an hour-long conversation. One of the hosts of “Good Morning Night Vale”, “We Got This with Mark and Hal” and “Tights and Fights” on the Maximum Fun Network, Hal Lublin is an accomplished actor and improviser. Best known for his work as one of the core WorkJuice players in “The Thrilling Adventure Hour” and Steve Carlsberg on “Welcome to Night... Read More

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