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Enjoy Some Breakfast With Nahant Marsh

June 3rd, 2020

Grab a cup of coffee and join Nahant Marsh Education Center for a NahantLive! webinar on Turtle Research for June’s Breakfast Nature Club, this Friday Jun 5 from 10 – 11 a.m. Nahant Marsh staff has been monitoring turtle populations for a decade. You will learn about our recent and long-term findings, followed by a demonstration of live turtle trapping and data recording. Cost: $6 PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UFw2aiRYRzWkP8ANvkaL9w   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Virtual Wine & Art with the Figge!

June 2nd, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum for a Virtual Wine & Art night this Thursday Jun 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. online! Meghan Purcell will lead participants through various types of printmaking, using foam, cardboard, paint and markers to make fun prints inspired by the museum’s collection! Explore your own artistic expression using a variety of techniques with this uniquely spontaneous medium. This class will be taught virtually using Zoom with the Zoom code being provided after registration. Supply pick up date is Tuesday, June 2 from 4-6 p.m. unless otherwise arranged by contacting ballen@figgeartmuseum.org Instructor:... Read More

New Epstein Doc on Netflix Follows Dogged, Determined Pursuit of Justice

June 1st, 2020

America in late May 2020 turned into a dystopian hellscape of grief, loss, and rage. A relentless global pandemic has killed over 100,000 U.S. citizens just since March; 40 million are on unemployment; a nation has been tense, restless and confused in shutdown, and 75 cities were plunged into chaos and violence this past weekend as thousands protested racial inequality and police brutality – including looting, rioting and death in Davenport late Sunday night. So, it is oddly comforting to find calm, methodical distraction in a new Netflix documentary that recalls a different kind of terror and... Read More

‘Road To Perdition,’ ‘Austin Powers,’ ‘Magnolia,’ More, Leaving Netflix Next Week

May 30th, 2020

Been wanting to check out “Road to Perdition” again? Jonesing to see “The Little Mermaid?” How about “A Night At The Roxbury?” If you’re planning on seeing them on Netflix, you’d better act fast, because after this weekend, they’re all leaving the streaming platform. The movies leaving Netflix on June 1 include: A Night at the Roxbury (1998) Above the Rim (1994) Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) Betting on Zero (2017) Corpse Bride (2005) Devil’s... Read More

GAHC Presents ‘The White Rose’ Virtually

May 29th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum on Sunday May 31 at 2 p.m. for a virtual program presented by Olivia Covert, Development, Volunteer, and Education Coordinator at the GAHC. The White Rose was a non-violent student resistance group in the Third Reich. These University of Munich students stood up to the Nazis, writing and distributing pamphlets that encouraged resistance and rejected Nazi ideals. In this presentation we will discuss the White Rose and their legacy. This presentation will be recorded and emailed no later than 2pm on Sunday, May 31st to those who purchase tickets. Tickets... Read More

Solitary Sessions with David Zollo

May 28th, 2020

Spend your Saturday night with some amazing live music AT HOME! Join River Music Experience for a Solitary Session with David Zollo this Saturday May 30 at 7 p.m. on RME’s Facebook page. David Zollo Bio: If you’re a follower of the midwestern indie music world (or of American roots music generally) you might be forgiven for thinking David Zollo has been around forever. The truth is, it just seems that way. Since bursting on the scene as a baby-faced 21-year-old with Iowa City’s white-hot, road-chewing pub-rockers, High and Lonesome in 1992, Zollo has done just about everything you... Read More

Sundae + Mr. Goessl Virtual Performance at The Grape Life

May 27th, 2020

Are you missing live music at The Grape Life? Well here is a little something to fulfill that void. Tune in for a Live Streaming performance at The Grape Life Wine Store & Lounge, by Sundae + Mr. Goessl, a husband and wife vintage jazz duo based out of Seattle, WA, this Friday May 29 at 7 p.m. Sundae (Kate Voss) fronts the duo with her wit, charm, and impeccable vocal technique. Her voice is evocative of Billie Holiday and Anita O’Day.  Sundae also masterfully holds down the whistling and percussion duties in the duo. Her two decades of piano studies shines through on her melodica, performing... Read More

Looking For The Best Selfie Backdrop? Here Are The Top Quad-Cities Instagram Hotspots (List #1)

May 26th, 2020

Everybody loves a good Instagram wall — a great spot to use as a backdrop for your selfies and pictures — and there are some right here in the Quad-Cities. Here are six top spots to make your Instagram pop. Rust Belt – East Moline, Illinois – This spot provides an industrial and bright look with its rock star brick and sheet metal window treatment. Faithful Pilot – LeClaire, Iowa – This multicolored wall screams for a ’70s/’80s retro shoot. The muted colors are choice. Fred & Ethel’s – Rock Island, Illinois – This pocket park’s... Read More

The Festival: At Home

May 26th, 2020

The Festival Show is bringing THE FESTIVAL to your homes! Join host CrunkChocolate this Friday May 29 from 8 – 10:30 p.m. on Zoom for The Festival: At Home. Enjoy live entertainment from House DJ FVNTVNV, and four musical acts of differing genres: Ahzia, Hadiza, Giallows, and Ariel & Jacob. Love for music and community is what unites all of us. We need as much culture and community as possible at the moment. This is a free event, but donations are accepted for the performers. Show will be hosted on Zoom. Link the event here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8977801287   For more fun things... Read More

Figge Art Museum goes Virtual

May 23rd, 2020

While the Figge Art Museum is currently closed, their mission to bring art and people together has not ceased! While they miss seeing everyone at the museum, they aspire to connect and interact, practicing social distancing, through the Figge’s online channels. Check their website and follow them on social media to stay engaged with the Figge. Explore the NEW virtual offerings found here.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

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