Saturday - October 19, 2019
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Quad City Storm Announce Captains For The Coming Season

October 18th, 2019

Tomorrow the Storm play the first game of the 2019-2020 season on the road versus the Peoria Rivermen at 7:15 P.M. Today, Storm Head Coach Dave Pszenyczny announced captains for the upcoming season: Captain:                              Dean Yakura Assistant (home)              John Schiavo Assistant (home)              Kristaps Nimanis Assistant (road)                Tommy Tsicos Assistant (road)                Junior Harris Yakura was acquired last season in a trade with the Peoria Rivermen and has played... Read More

Halloween Parade Continues Moline Tradition

October 17th, 2019

Moline Little League and the City of Moline are happy to announce the continuation of a great tradition within the City of Moline. Come out and enjoy the 2019 Halloween Parade this Sunday Oct 20 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is ‘Field of Screams’ (haunted farms, scarecrows, etc.) Join in on the themed fun or use the parade as an opportunity to take that new Halloween costume for a test drive! The 2019 Halloween Parade will begin at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline). They will then head east on River Drive to 17th Street, south on 17th Street to 5th Avenue, west on 5th Avenue to... Read More

Scare Up Some Fun and Learning at the Rock Island Library this October

October 17th, 2019

A spooky escape game full of local haunts makes for a timely addition to the Rock Island Public Library’s programming treats for October. Escape rooms are a fun way to try creative problem solving with family and friends. Ages 12 and up can sign up now to take on the Library’s Haunted Escape Room game on Tuesday, October 22. Participants will take on the role of a ghost hunter, and attempt to unlock the mystery of the haunted library in just 30 minutes.  Not all ghosts are friendly, so there may be obstacles to your escape! The free event is offered from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Rock Island... Read More

Enjoy Some German Cheers and Biers at GAHC!

October 16th, 2019

The German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) is excited to bring back their 8th annual Cheers and Biers home-brew beer tasting! Come and sample a wide variety of craft beers, German Glüwein, and more! There will be modern interpretations and even traditional German recipes spanning centuries! Home-brews will be provided by local craft brewers including MUGZ, REFS, The Powder Keggers, and Trade My Homebrew. Delicious soft pretzels and Jerry’s Market brats will also be available for purchase! Live music will be provided by The Muzik Krauts! Come and enjoy some cold beer, great... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Hosting Books For Kids Trivia

October 16th, 2019

The Rock Island Public Library Foundation and the Lorene Evans Watts Fund for Children’s Materials will host the “Books for Kids” Trivia Night on Friday. November 1, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island. Donation to play is $10 per person. Participants can increase their chances to win by purchasing mulligan and doubler round stickers or bidding to win answers for a round from the night’s celebrity genius. Snacks are welcome and a cash bar will be available from the Botanical Center. All beverages must be purchased from the... Read More

The Rocky Horror Show Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 15th, 2019

That sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back doing the time warp this October! The Rocky Horror Show returns to The Circa ’21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) for a limited time between Friday Oct 18 and Sunday Oct 27. On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, get caught in a storm and end up at the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank’n’furter, who is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments! WARNING: The Rocky Horror Show is not recommended for the easily offended. This show deals with... Read More

Quad City Storm Jerseys Helping Charities

October 14th, 2019

The Quad City Storm will be auctioning twelve specialty jerseys this season and giving 100% of the net proceeds to non-profits in the Quad City Area. In the inaugural season, the Storm auctioned off five specialty jerseys that resulted in a majority of the over $170,000 that was given back to local non-profits.  The Storm were awarded the SPHL’s Wanda Amos Community Service Award for their commitment to the community.The SPHL has taken the plunge into the licensed jersey world and contracted four brands to be used by all ten teams: Peanuts, Nickelodeon, Mossy Oak and Marvel. Other Storm jerseys... Read More

Beauty And The Beast Kicking Off Junior Theater Season

October 11th, 2019

Junior Theater is ready to kick off its latest season with “Beauty and the Beast,” at its 2822 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, location. After five years as a DJT stage manager, Valerie Moore takes the director’s chair to lead the production. “What I love most about DJT is the safe space that it creates for students,” said Moore. “No matter what is happening at school, or at home, or online, when they are here they are welcomed with open arms. All we ask is that they try and be themselves.” Beauty and the Beast involves 30 students from 9 different area cities and towns in the... Read More

Monsters Mashing Into Bettendorf’s Family Museum

October 11th, 2019

Monsters are invading the Family Museum! Enjoy favorite activities like pumpkin painting, glow room activities, PLUS new activities: Mini Monster Mittens, FrankenScience, a monster zoo, Monsters Inc. inspired performances by the Family Museum Dance Company, and much more! Sunday, October 20, 2019, 12:00 – 5:00 pm. $9 for general admission; Family Museum members are free. First Floor Activities: • Haunted Hopscotch (Outside-Front): Make your feet match the monster’s tracks by jumping, twisting, and hopping your way into the Museum. • Floating Monsters (Great Hall) See for yourself…you’ll... Read More

Final Rock Island Artists Market Fall Flinging In Sunday

October 10th, 2019

The final Rock Island Artists’ Market of the 2019 season, the Fall Fling, is this Sunday, October 13, from 12-4 pm. This family-friendly market takes place in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island, and features a variety of art, local produce, handcrafted goods and more. Customers and sellers are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Halloween costume for the Fall Fling. Roaming judges will be passing out prizes for great costumes and participating artists will be handing out treats for kids. The October market will feature food and drinks by Kavanaugh’s... Read More

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