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Free Community Yoga and After Party

June 24th, 2020

Enhance your health and support small local businesses at Free Community Yoga Health & Vendor Fair this Saturday Jun 27 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Volleyball Factory (2060 W. River Drive Davenport). Event Agenda: 9:00 – Doors open to visit with vendors 10:00 – 10:05: Program Introduction 10:05 – 10:50: YOGA with Aaron Elston Howard 10:50 – 11:00 Presentation of Sponsor/Vendor giveaways 11:00 – 12:00: Visit with vendors   It is recommended to arrive between 9:00am – 9:45am. Bring a yoga mat or towel, water bottle, and money if you wish to purchase items... Read More

Nutrition at Noon: Meal Plan Like a Pro

June 15th, 2020

Discover the best way to become and stay healthy through meal planning! Join Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian Nina Struss, RD, LDN for a virtual informative and interactive class designed to build or enhance your meal planning skills to provide (mostly) healthy meals for you and your family. Nutrition at Noon: Meal Plan Like a Pro takes place on Friday Jun 19 from 12 – 12:30 p.m. All participants will receive guidance on how to create a successful meal plan that fits your family’s style and needs. Resources will be provided! This class is free, but requires pre-registration to attend. We will be... Read More

Contributions Sought for Quad City “Quarantine Cookbook”

June 2nd, 2020

If you’ve been spending time stress cooking or baking during the COVID-19 quarantine, the Rock Island Public Library wants your recipes. In partnership with libraries throughout the Quad City area, the Rock Island Public Library is collecting recipes for a Quad City Quarantine Cookbook. Contributors are encouraged to share what they’ve been making or baking to document life during the historically-significant pandemic of Covid-19. “People have been quarantining themselves with their families, cooking from their pantries, and limiting trips to the grocery store. We believe it’s important... Read More

Rock Island Parks And Recreation Rolls Out Reopening Plans

May 24th, 2020

As we approach Phase 3 – Recovery in the State plan to Restore Illinois, the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is making plans in accordance with the Governor’s guidelines. Phase 3 is tentatively scheduled to begin May 29th. If Phase 3 is put in place, the Department will begin modified programming for groups up to 10. The following sports activities will be offered: mini youth sports skills outdoor camps including basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, xc/running, pickle ball, tennis and golf. All programs will be limited to small groups and have safety guidelines in place. Registration... Read More

Iowa Quad-Cities’ Figge, Family Museum, GAHC, Putnam, Looking To Opening To Public

May 22nd, 2020

Following Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ lifting of restrictions for public openings this week, the Figge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd S., Davenport) will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 9 and to members-only on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7. Admission will be free in an effort to create a no-touch visitor experience and visitors will be required to reserve a time slot prior to their visit. New policies and procedures designed to keep the museum staff and visitors safe upon reopening will be shared soon, according to Figge marketing director Natalie Dunlop, The Figge Cafe will remain closed in... Read More

EMSSC Competitive Soccer Tryouts Coming Up In June!

May 21st, 2020

It’s that time of year…time for EMSSC Competitive Soccer tryouts for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 season! EMSSC’s competitive program is for those athletes with advanced skill and high ambition for the sport.  Our program teaches advanced soccer skills, teamwork, patience, and respect on and off the soccer field. For more information about the competitive program or to register for tryouts, head to https://www.emssc.org.  Read More

Why Are ‘Tiger King’ And ‘Last Dance’ So Popular During Covid? The Answer Might Surprise You

May 18th, 2020

It’s been said there are no coincidences. All actions, all events, are part of a lattice of connection that perhaps we can’t see, and of which we’re not aware, but that we all feel, consciously or unconsciously. That’s what it means when you say something feels right. It feels like it should be. It feels like it should be of our time. That seems to be true especially when it comes to entertainment. To be sure, at all times, there is popular entertainment. There is always something moving through the transom of our lives, of our consciousness, taking up the spotlight. But there are so few... Read More

Get Your Zumba On, Virtually!

May 17th, 2020

Join Rock River Fitness this Monday May 18 at 5 p.m. and Saturday May 23rd at 9 a.m. for Virtual Zumba Mix! This is not your regular Zumba class! Join Instructor Shaya Smith for an awesome session of dancing! It’s a MIX of Latin, pop, and hip hop. This class is a total workout combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, flexibility and balance. Want a challenge? She adds that in to every class. Abs or booty she’s got it covered. Bring a friend and get ready to burn some calories. What more can you ask for from a $7 class?! For more information, visit https://mindbody.io/fitness/classes-online/zoom-7-zumba-mix-rock-river-fitness#44037120-2020-05-18.   For... Read More

Countryside Community Theatre Cancels Summer Shows

May 13th, 2020

Countryside Community Theatre has joined the host of area venues canceling their summer slate due to concerns about covid-19. The Eldridge-based group released the following statement on Facebook today: We are sad to announce that our Summer 2020 shows, The Music Man and The Fantasticks, will not be happening this summer due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The health and safety of our performers, stage crew, musicians, patrons, and volunteers are of the utmost importance to us, and we know that this is the right decision for Countryside Community Theatre. We hope to announce our 2021 Season as soon... Read More

Covid-19 Causes Major Changes to River Action Events

May 13th, 2020

Because of coronavirus, the 36th-annual Ride the River on Father’s Day is canceled, and Davenport-based River Action is substituting a month-long outdoor alternative – “Ride and Seek” – during June. River Action collaborated with both the Scott County and Rock Island County Health Departments and “received support to move forward with social distancing practices to ensure that Ride and Seek accommodates the safety of riders and our community during Covid-19,” according to a release from the environmental organization. From June 1 to 30, you can participate on your own or with your... Read More

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