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Floatzilla 2022 Floating Into Iowa On The Mississippi This Weekend

August 19th, 2022
Floatzilla 2022 Floating Into Iowa On The Mississippi This Weekend

Take part in the largest paddle on the Mississippi! Floatzilla 2020 will happen this Saturday Aug 20. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to participate, but only kayaks and canoes are allowed in Lock 15. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic some aspects of Floatzilla have been altered. The most popular launch sites at Leach Park, Bass Street YMCA, and the Lindsay Park Yacht Club will have registrations limited to 400 paddlers, their launch windows are being expanded to four hours, and they will be assigning half hour launch windows... Read More

Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

August 19th, 2022
Wine Walk with Friends in the Village of East Davenport

Wine sampling events are always fun, but when you are partaking to help raise funds for a good cause they always seem to feel even better! Gilda’s Club and the Village of East Davenport are hosting their annual Wine Walk this Saturday Aug 20 from 3-6 p.m. A $25 donation to Gilda’s Club will result in a commemorative wine glass and a wristband to participate in an East Village-wide wine tasting! Visit participating businesses throughout the Village to enjoy a 1 oz. sample of wine. Local, domestic and imported wines will be offered as well as samples from the local Homebrew community. Multiple... Read More

Enjoy Tunes & Blooms in Rock Island August 14

August 7th, 2022
Enjoy Tunes & Blooms in Rock Island August 14

Come and enjoy being surrounded by Freddy’s flower arrangements specifically inspired by some of his favorite songs from the Great American Songbook at the Tunes & Blooms event on August 14 at The Hauberg Estate in Rock Island! Freddy will be at the grand piano playing the songs that coordinate with each inspired arrangement. You’ll enjoy the afternoon of music and flowers, all while soaking up the magnificent beauty of The Hauberg Mansion. After the program, guests will have the opportunity to purchase one of Freddy’s artistic arrangements. It’s like an art show, but with flowers... Read More

Iowa’s Quad City Strikers Club Holding Soccer Camp For Young Boys And Girls

July 29th, 2022
Iowa's Quad City Strikers Club Holding Soccer Camp For Young Boys And Girls

Quad City Strikers Soccer Club is excited to announce the opportunity for our players to attend training sessions with coach Andrew Piotter again this fall. Andrew will be offering a program developed to build each players confidence with the ball and love for the game. Through targeted games and practices participants will not only increase their ability to manipulate the ball with their feet, they will also develop a positive relationship with the sport. All skills will be broken down into small achievable tasks, and all children will be encouraged to practice the target skills in-between training... Read More

Bend for a Cause in Davenport July 17

July 16th, 2022
Bend for a Cause in Davenport July 17

Come one, come all to the event of the summer on July 17 at The Village Theatre in The Village of East Davenport! Bends for a Cause – A Community Yoga & Beer is a benefit event for The Minnie Fridge & Nest Cafe – both non-profits that focus on feeding our community. Not into yoga? Go anyway! There will be live music, raffle items & a silent auction… plus food from Nest Cafe! This will be a donation based class – we ask that you reserve a spot in advance via a message or email to bendsandbrews@gmail.com. The event takes place July 17 from 12noon-4pm at The Village... Read More

Bent River’s Cherry Limeade Goze A Summer Beer To Make You Cheery

July 15th, 2022
Bent River's Cherry Limeade Goze A Summer Beer To Make You Cheery

Well, from the looks of things, between the stifling humidity, the oppressive sun between monsoons, and the constant harassment of gnats as persistent and unwelcome as guys hitting on newly single women on social media, summer seems to have finally kayaked into the Quad-Cities. And with that new season comes a desperate need for a beverage, known to those over 21 (and ONLY those over 21, of course) as “a beer,” to satisfy the full summer cravings of escape, levity and the blessed sainthood of responsible inebriation.Local brew pubs have, generously, proven up to this crucial task on the annual.... Read More

Alex McWhorter Offers Puzzling Fun For Extreme Sports Fans

July 13th, 2022
Alex McWhorter Offers Puzzling Fun For Extreme Sports Fans

When mountain biking and extreme sports fans feel the need to finally relax, Alex McWhorter offers them a way to downshift to a more chill and cerebral activity, while still maintaining a tie to their active lifestyle. McWhorter, a mountain biking aficionado and Doctor of Physical Therapy, is also a designer of custom puzzles featuring striking graphics and photography of extreme sports. The Reno, Nv.-resident got into his latest pursuit a year ago, while looking for a gift for a friend and fellow extreme sports fan. “I noticed that there weren’t puzzles with art that represents the sports... Read More

Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

May 28th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Circa ’21’s signature event, MUSIC ON THE MARQUEE returns this June! In celebration of our 45th Anniversary, we return to this unique and popular concert experience atop our iconic marquee! Bring a lawn chair and join the Circa ’21 Bootleggers, the cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and a few special guests as they entertain you in this special live concert, held on the street in Downtown Rock Island. Hosted by veterans Brad Hauskins and Tristan Tapscott, this event will celebrate our history and feature a wide range of fabulous music. Chef Tony will be outside grilling, and drinks... Read More

Hey Illinois Potheads! Join Us For Crafts In The Park In Coal Valley

May 10th, 2022
Hey Illinois Potheads! Join Us For Crafts In The Park In Coal Valley

Come join the Potheads at Coal Valley Municipal Park Tuesday, May 10th from 6-8pm to make these fun “pothead” flower pots. These are super fun to make! They would make a great handmade gift or nice addition to your porch decor! Cost is $28 for one flower pot, we have several different color options. You can pick from a bandana or curlers. We will have a couple raffle prizes and some fun cash and carry items! Bring your own drink and snacks. Sign up today. We are limiting available spaces for social distancing and these spots will go fast! More info? See here.  Read More

May The 4th Be With You: ALL ‘Star Wars’ Films Ranked! What’s Number One?

May 4th, 2022
May The 4th Be With You: ALL 'Star Wars' Films Ranked! What's Number One?

Star Wars is the most popular space saga and most exciting adventure film franchise in the world. It captured the hearts and minds of all ages and created an entire community of its own. And, since partnering with Disney, the force and its popularity has grown and become an even hotter brand. I admittedly can’t call myself a major Star Wars geek but I do admire the films and their rock star entertainment value. I love getting lost in their world and as today is Star Wars Day, I put on the Disney +documentary Empire of Dreams (highly recommended) and decided to rank the existing 11 films. Phantom... Read More