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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

There IS Good News In The Quad-Cities, And You Can Read About It Here!

March 20th, 2020

Hey, let’s face it, we all know this is a troubling time. With all of the precautions, panic and precarious situations surrounding the coronavirus, it’s gotten very difficult to maintain a positive outlook. However, no matter how negative things may get, there are always people out there helping, there are always people out there trying to do the right thing, there are always people out there being kind and trying to make the world a better place, and those people and their actions are all the more significant and impactful now. That’s why this column, and the live segment on KWQC-TV6’s... Read More

German American Heritage Center Closing Due To Coronavirus

March 18th, 2020

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center is closing its doors through at least the end of March, due to coronavirus concerns. The museum sent the following release out today: Dear friends, The health and safety of our community and the German American Heritage Center volunteers, members, guests, and staff is our top priority. In the past weeks we have implemented sanitizing and cleaning procedures to keep our facilities a safe place to visit. But the time has come to temporarily close our doors to the public through Tuesday, March 31. This means we have postponed our Eiermarkt Spring... Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo Encourages Players And Families To Stay Safe From Coronavirus

March 17th, 2020

Illinois Youth Soccer has been working to stop the spread of coronavirus through youth soccer by cancelling events through, at least, April 15, with more cancellations potentially being announced. They’ve got the backing of one of the greatest soccer players of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo. Today, Ronaldo issued a statement about the coronavirus through his instagram. The world-famous CR7, currently with Juventus, encourages fellow players and people to heed the advice of WHO and follow protocols and guidelines. The statement is as follows:  Read More

Rock Island Fitness And Activity Center Closing Through March 29

March 16th, 2020

Effective March 17th, the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily closing the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center to members and the public and suspending all scheduled programming including sports, special interest classes, fitness classes, and camps through March 29th. We are taking all necessary steps to protect the health and safety of our community by following the recommendation of health officials in order to prevent the community spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The office will remain open, and staff is working on rescheduling programs and activities if possible.... Read More

Sean Leary Soccer Camp Canceled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 16th, 2020

The first annual Sean Leary Pre-Season Soccer Camp, originally due to run March 14-April 11, has been canceled due to concerns about the coronavirus. Illinois Youth Soccer Association has canceled all events and issued a mandatory cancellation order for events up through April 15 for all clubs in the state, and the camp is following that order. The decision was made not only out of concern for children attending the camp, but for their grandparents and younger siblings who are the most vulnerable to exposure to the virus, as well as parents and coaches. The camp may be held this summer. More information... Read More

EMSSC Postpones All Soccer Practices And Activities

March 15th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club has postponed all soccer practices and related team activities for rec and travel soccer teams due to considerations over the coronavirus. According to an e-mail from the club: Due to Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) guidelines, we will not be able to start our spring season at its desired time.  As of now we will not have practices starting until after March 31st.  We will keep everyone up to date as we learn more. Keep an eye on www.quadcities.com for more information as it develops.  Read More

First Annual Sean Leary Pre-Season Soccer Camp Kicks Off March 14!

March 11th, 2020

Got a player interested in learning about soccer, or keeping his or her skills sharp over spring break? The first annual Sean Leary Pre-Season Soccer Camp is coming up and the deadline to register is March 14! The camp, for boys and girls born in years 2007, 2008 and 2009, will teach kids soccer fundamentals, including footwork, passing and shooting; attack and defensive formations; team play and game theory. It’s open to all children at all skill levels; drills will be for all kids, and the camp will be divided into advanced and beginner levels to best challenge and develop each player. Camp... Read More

Imagination Station Brings PBS Kids to Life!

March 11th, 2020

Join the fun at WQPT’s Imagination Station this Saturday Mar 14! This family-friendly event will feature “PBS Program Stations” for the whole family. The event takes place on the beautiful campus of Western Illinois University-Quad Cities and is FREE to the public. Imagination Station brings PBS KIDS characters to life—creating a bridge between our outstanding programs and active learning in a fun & exciting environment for kids. There will be approximately 18 stations (classrooms) that may include: • PBS Live Character • Make and Take Art Activity • Skill Building Activities... Read More

Sign Up For Spring Rugby at Young Irish QC Rugby Club

March 9th, 2020

Are you or one of your children interested in the hard-hitting, fast-paced sport of rugby? There’s still time to register for your child to play Rugby in the spring! If you’re looking for a great spot for your child to play rugby, sign up for Young Irish QC Rugby Football Club! Be apart of the very first travel Rugby Middle School teams and compete in the Illinois spring tournaments this year. Deadline for spring rugby is April 3rd. Here is the link to the website to register players –  Look for Young Irish QC – U13 COED, Young Irish QC – U15 Girls and Young Irish QC... Read More

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