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Shots N Giggles Drops Some Laughs Into Rock Island’s Speakeasy Saturday Night

May 24th, 2024
Shots N Giggles Drops Some Laughs Into Rock Island's Speakeasy Saturday Night

The Speakeasy is happy to welcome back the Nightcaps comedy troupe and their popular adult improv comedy show SHOTS ‘N’ GIGGLES at 8 p.m. Saturday!  “The audience at our performance in March was amazing!  The energy in the room was unbelievable and the performers were feeding off that the entire night” said Brett Hitchcock director of audience development.  “It was similar to when the show was performed by The Blacklist a number of years ago which, at the time, was the most popular adult improv comedy show in town.” SHOTS ‘N’ GIGGLES The show brings improv comedy and alcohol... Read More

Heritage Days Coming To Walnut Grove Pioneer Village This Weekend

May 24th, 2024
Heritage Days Coming To Walnut Grove Pioneer Village This Weekend

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Annual Heritage Days at the Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village May 26 & 27, 11-4pm. Admission $2.00 adults, $1.00 kids, 5 and under free.Activities will include demonstrators of folk art from the Pioneer days in period costume (some do sell their handmade crafts), Native American Gathering, Cowboy Camp, spinning & weaving, live music, blacksmithing, and other old fashioned fun. For more information on our historic village or for directions, please visit our website at www.scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation.  Read More

The FAQ Game Show Returns Saturday Night

May 24th, 2024
The FAQ Game Show Returns Saturday Night

The new game show “The FAQ” is being presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Rozz Tox in downtown Rock Island. Join host Andrew King as he quizzes contestants on a variety of topics in what could be described as “Antagonistic Jeopardy”. Gotcha questions, not-so physical challenges, plenty of goofs, and more, in this comedic game show. $5 Cover  Read More

Colona Memorial Day Parade Kicks Off This Weekend For 52nd Year

May 24th, 2024
Colona Memorial Day Parade Kicks Off This Weekend For 52nd Year

Are you ready for the parade? The Colona Memorial Day Parade Committee will be sponsoring the 52nd Annual Colona Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 26, 2024. Line-up will begin at noon with step off time at 2:00PM. The parade route will begin at 2nd Avenue, continue on to Route 84, and turn off at Colona City Hall. If you would like to register an entry for the parade: Online Registration: https://forms.gle/HUbLSs77n5vwjNvAA Printable Form: bit.ly/2024ColonaParadeForm Learn more here: https://facebook.com/events/s/2024-52nd-annual-colona-memori/1014176763609140/  Read More

Find Events On Memorial Day Weekend In Iowa And Illinois With Weekend In 2 Minutes

May 24th, 2024
Find Events On Memorial Day Weekend In Iowa And Illinois With Weekend In 2 Minutes

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and you can enjoy plenty of events going on during the three days off, and hear all about them in this week’s Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! Listen to the podcast that gives you a rundown of cool stuff going on in and around the Quad-Cities over the coming weekend!      Read More

Jimmie JJ Walker Coming To Davenport’s Rhythm City Casino

May 23rd, 2024
Jimmie JJ Walker Coming To Davenport's Rhythm City Casino

Jimmy JJ Walker will perform in the Rhythm Room at 7 PM on Friday, May 24! Walker is best known for portraying James Evans Jr. (J. J.), on the CBS television series Good Times which originally ran from 1974–1979. Walker was nominated for Golden Globe awards for Best Supporting Actor In A Television Series in 1975 and 1976 for his role. While on the show, Walker’s character was known for the catchphrase “Dy-no-mite!” You must be 21+ to attend the show as the Rhythm Room is located on the Casino Floor. 𝘗𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘦, 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨... Read More

Laugh With Austin Goes To Austin At Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Speakeasy

May 23rd, 2024
Laugh With Austin Goes To Austin At Rock Island's Circa '21 Speakeasy

Join local comedian, Austin Ingels, in his farewell show to the Quad Cities at Rock Island’s Speakeasy Friday night! Austin will be moving to Austin, TX. Austin has been a popular comedian in the Quad Cities and surrounding communities for years, and we’re sorry to see him leave. Let’s pack the house and send Austin off in style! Austin’s asked some of his friends to join him on the stage including JD Spetts and Aloe Mean. The show will be hosted by Chris Starman, another popular local comedian! Doors open 7 and the show begins at 8. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the... Read More

Moline’s Riverside Pool Opening This Weekend

May 23rd, 2024
Moline's Riverside Pool Opening This Weekend

Make a splash this summer at Riverside Riverslide, where fun flows! The City of Moline Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to announce the grand opening of the brand new Riverside Riverslide (3300 5th Avenue Moline) on Saturday, May 25 at 12:00 p.m. This newly updated, state-of-the-art facility offers a variety of features for all ages and the grand opening is the perfect way to kick off your summer! • Riverside Riverslide Features: Zero depth entry to 5′ pool – Includes a basketball hoop, spray features, ADA chair lift and lap pool Tube slide Drop slide Body slide Lazy river... Read More

NICOLINA’S TURTLE CO. HELPS LECLAIRE LIBRARY ‘SKIP THE PLASTIC’

May 23rd, 2024
NICOLINA’S TURTLE CO. HELPS LECLAIRE LIBRARY ‘SKIP THE PLASTIC’

On Wednesday, June 5 th , at 5:00 pm, families are invited to get a head start on the 2024 Summer Reading Program with a program that promises eco-friendly fun for all ages! Illinois teen Nicolina of Nicolina’s Turtle Co. will be hosting a Skip the Plastic event at LeClaire Community Library, featuring both a presentation and activities. Nicolina started Nicolina’s Turtle Co. at age 8 after learning the impact of plastic pollution on turtles and other marine life: plastic utensils take hundreds of years to break down, contaminating the environment and harming wildlife in the meantime. She started... Read More

Enjoy Jazz Music Tonight And Every Tuesday At Common Chord In Davenport

May 21st, 2024
Enjoy Jazz Music Tonight And Every Tuesday At Common Chord In Davenport

Common Chord will present Jazz Nights at 2nd & Main on every Tuesday night! A collection of jazz ensembles from across the QC area, every Tuesday on the Common Chord Community Stage inside Zeke’s Island Cafe. Free to attend. Every Tuesday, 6pm – 8pm. Common Chord Community Stage at Zeke’s Island Cafe. 131 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801 Learn more: COMMON CHORD    Read More