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Holidays @ the Library will be held Today At Western Illinois University

December 1st, 2022
Holidays @ the Library will be held Today At Western Illinois University

A variety of holiday events at Malpass Library will be held Thursday, Dec. 1. A performance by the Western Illinois University Singers runs from noon-12:30 p.m. in the Garden Lounge, followed by the lighting of the Malpass Holiday Tree at 12:35 p.m. in the first floor atrium. A performance by Combo 1, a WIU jazz ensemble under the direction of George Turner, will be held from 12:45-1:15 p.m., also in the first floor atrium. “The basic idea of holidays is based on our civilizations,” said Dean of Libraries Hector Maymi-Sugranes. “Every civilization and culture creates its holidays... Read More

Disney On Ice Skates Into Moline December 1-4

November 30th, 2022
Disney On Ice Skates Into Moline December 1-4

Discover why no dream is too big at Disney On Ice presents Into the Magic at Moline’s Vibrant Arena at The MARK December 1-4! Seek adventure in the great wide somewhere with Belle as she explores the Beast’s enchanted castle, experience Moana’s courage to embark on a voyage with demigod Maui to save her island, and sing along with Miguel from Coco as he follows the music in his heart. Be inspired by Anna’s devotion to her sister Elsa on her journey to the North Mountain to stop the eternal winter, and watch Rapunzel and Flynn go to great lengths to make her dream come true. Celebrate... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library is offering an in depth look at Christmas traditions

November 30th, 2022
Bettendorf Public Library is offering an in depth look at Christmas traditions

The Christmas season is filled with a rich history of traditions. Throughout December, the Bettendorf Public Library is hosting a virtual edition of their monthly Community Connections series titled, “’Twas the Night Before Christmas: American Christmas Traditions with Martina Mathisen” The limited-time viewing opportunity will be available starting on December 1st and running through the 31st on the Bettendorf Public Library’s website at http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/7422519. Living history performer Martina Mathisen’s presentation will cover the fascinating real-life... Read More

When Is Santa Claus Is Coming To Iowa And Illinois? Here Are The Details…

November 29th, 2022
When Is Santa Claus Is Coming To Iowa And Illinois? Here Are The Details...

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland in South Park Mall in Moline! Santa will be here starting December 1 and is located at Von Maur. A visit with Santa is always free and photo packages are available for purchase. Book your reservation here: SANTA!  Read More

Join the Conversation Around Interfaith Focus At Davenport Public Library

November 29th, 2022
Join the Conversation Around Interfaith Focus At Davenport Public Library

On Thursday, December 1st at 6pm at | Fairmount and Monday, December 12th at 6pm at | Main the Library will host Interfaith Focus, a series of two panel discussions with Rabbi Linda Bertenthal, Rev. Elaine Calbeck and Dr. Lisa Killinger on the considerable amount of common ground between Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Join our panel discussion featuring leaders from each of the three Abrahamic faiths to explore commonalities and differences. Topics to be discussed will include common misconceptions about each faith, the changing roles of women in faith communities, peace-making, and guidance... Read More

Davenport Community Schools Annual Holiday Concert Is TONIGHT!

November 29th, 2022
Davenport Community Schools Annual Holiday Concert Is TONIGHT!

The Davenport Community School District’s 70th Annual Holiday Concert, is TONIGHT! The concert is being held at the beautiful and historic Adler Theatre on Tuesday, November 29, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The concert features the Central, North, and West high school music department. It is FREE and OPEN to the public as a thank you for community support of the Fine Arts! Music by the Central High School Brass Choir will greet you starting at 6:30 p.m. in the theatre lobby. The concert will end at approximately 8:15 p.m. #growingexcellence #davenportcommunityschool #davenporteducation  Read More

Rock Island Schools Holding Reading Night Dec. 6

November 29th, 2022
Rock Island Schools Holding Reading Night Dec. 6

Join us for Family Reading Night on December 6! This is open to all RIMSD#41 K-2nd grade students. Come and learn new ways to help your child improve their reading skills at home. There will be a bounce house, snacks and more for those who attend! Sign up now, spaces are limited – > https://www.signupgenius.com/go/reading2022  Read More

Blippi! The Wonderful World Tour Coming To Davenport’s Adler Theatre

November 28th, 2022
Blippi! The Wonderful World Tour Coming To Davenport's Adler Theatre

Blippi! the wonderful world tour is coming to Davenport’s Adler Theatre at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 4. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Adler box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Blippi is coming to your city for the ultimate curiosity adventure in Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour! So, come on! Dance, sing, and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special. Will there be monster trucks, excavators, and garbage trucks galore? You bet! So get ready to shake those wiggles out and OJ Twist your way through this brand-new... Read More

Rock Island Schools Hosting Winter Concerts And Holiday Programs

November 28th, 2022
Rock Island Schools Hosting Winter Concerts And Holiday Programs

Here is a schedule of the upcoming Winter Concerts and School Programs in RIMSD #41: Dec. 6th—RIHS Winter Orchestra Concert @ 7:00 PM @RIHS Auditorium Dec. 7th—Washington Music Dept. Winter Concert @ 7:00 PM @ RIHS Auditorium Dec. 8th—Ridgewood @ 9:00 (3rd-6th  grades and Miss Liz’s class) and 10:15 (K-2nd grades, Miss Alicia’s class, Miss Kati’s class) Dec. 8th—Edison Music Dept. Winter Concert @ 7:00 PM @ RIHS Auditorium Dec. 12th—RIHS Winter Band Concert @ 7:00 PM @ RIHS Auditorium Dec. 13th—RIHS Winter Choir Concert @ 7:00 PM @ RIHS Auditorium Dec. 14th—Earl Hanson @ 9:00... Read More

Zach Williams Coming To Davenport’s Adler Theatre In April

November 28th, 2022
Zach Williams Coming To Davenport's Adler Theatre In April

Zach Williams is coming to Davenport’s Adler Theatre Friday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Adler box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Catch Zach Williams this Spring, bigger and better than ever! Backed by his massive 10-piece band, it will be a live concert experience like none other. Join us for a night of incredible music by Zach Williams and special guest Blessing Offor.  Read More