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Evening With Silvia Moreno-Garcia This Week At Rock Island Library

January 24th, 2022
Evening With Silvia Moreno-Garcia This Week At Rock Island Library

Registration is still available via the Rock Island Public Library website calendar for the first Illinois Libraries Present virtual author visit on January 26 with Mexican-Canadian novelist Silvia Moreno-Garcia, best-selling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night. Rock Island Public Library is one of 200 statewide libraries joining forces in Illinois Libraries Present, a collaborative effort to bring virtual author events with best-selling and esteemed authors to area readers. At the first online event, Moreno-Garcia will discuss her new book, Velvet Was the Night, and her genre-defying... Read More

The Penguin Project Goes Under the Sea in January!

January 24th, 2022
The Penguin Project Goes Under the Sea in January!

The Penguin Project of the Quad Cities will proudly present “The Little Mermaid JR.” on the Augustana College campus for two weekends this January. Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid JR.,” adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home — and her fins — behind and live in the world above. But first, she’ll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil... Read More

Meet Our Latest Illinois Pet Of The Week… Coco!

January 24th, 2022
Meet Our Latest Illinois Pet Of The Week... Coco!

QuadCities.com is happy to partner with Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 2nd W. Ave., Milan! Interested in adopting a pet? Check out our Pet of the Week every Monday! Today’s Pet of the Week is Coco! The Quad City Animal Welfare Center Adoption & Education Center is located at 724 W. 2nd Avenue Milan, IL. Hours of operation are: Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri., & Sat. from noon to 4:00 pm and closed on Sun., & Tues.  Read More

In The Mood For Pizza? Check Out QuadCities.com’s List Of Local Pizza Places!

January 23rd, 2022
In The Mood For Pizza? Check Out QuadCities.com's List Of Local Pizza Places!

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More

Bishop Hill Featuring Angela Meyer And Evan Bartels TONIGHT!

January 23rd, 2022
Bishop Hill Featuring Angela Meyer And Evan Bartels TONIGHT!

The Bishop Hill Creative Commons is a collective of artists, musicians, & storytellers dedicated to the promotion of community and creativity at 309 N. Bishop Hill St., in Bishop Hill. Tonight they’ll feature Angela Meyer and Evan Bartels! 6pm potluck 7pm music $20-30 suggested donation All ages https://www.evanbartels.com/ https://youtu.be/Ftppxk1E25c https://www.angelameyer23.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOolMzekXMA    Read More

Western Illinois University Determines Rail Needs Assessment Study

January 23rd, 2022
Western Illinois University Determines Rail Needs Assessment Study

For more than 50 years, Amtrak has provided critical transportation services to the west central Illinois region, including providing a way back home for many Western Illinois University students, as well as access to Chicago and points in-between for WIU students, faculty and staff. In 2006, a second round-trip service was added on the Quincy to Chicago line, which provides even greater options for residents of west central Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is completing a Rail Needs Assessment Study to to identify rail improvements that are needed throughout the state.... Read More

Tomfoolery On Tremont Presents Sean Patton Monday Night

January 23rd, 2022
Tomfoolery On Tremont Presents Sean Patton Monday Night

Tomfoolery On Tremont presents a special event with a show by Sean Patton at The Renwick Mansion at 7 p.m. Monday, January 24. Tickets are  $15 in advance, $20 @ door Sean Patton is a comedian based in New York, by way of New Orleans. He began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and has since performed in comedy clubs and festivals across the world, including The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011, 2018), The Glasgow Comedy Fest (2016), the Dublin Comedy Fest (2017), and the Edinburgh Fringe (2017, 2019). Other festivals appearances include SXSW (2016, 2017, 2018), The Moontower Comedy... Read More

Snowstar Medical Professional Appreciation Day Is TODAY!

January 23rd, 2022
Snowstar Medical Professional Appreciation Day Is TODAY!

Snowstar is proud to honor and support all the members in the community who work tirelessly to protect us, educate us and keep us healthy. As a small thank-you for their service and dedication, we’re hosting Appreciation Days every Sunday throughout January. All law enforcement, firefighter/EMS teams, medical professionals and teachers with a valid I.D. will receive 20% off ski or tube tickets. The discount extends to their families, and any current military and veterans will also receive a matched discount. January 23 – Medical Professional Appreciation Day January 30 – Teacher Appreciation... Read More

Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

January 23rd, 2022
Winter Beekeeping Class Series for Beginners at Nahant Marsh

Discover the world of beekeeping and learn everything you need to get started on this fascinating hobby. Participants will learn how to assemble a hive, how to care for the hive, and how to harvest honey. Textbook and notes are included in the $180 fee which covers 6 classes. Classes will take place at Nahant Marsh Education Center on Tuesdays from January 25-March 1 at 6-8pm. The course will be instructed by Phil Crandall, Owner/Operator of Crandall Farms Inc., a family owned apiary and farm in Coal Valley, IL. Phil is the founder and main beekeeper for the farm. Beginning his interest since childhood,... Read More

Shakespeared Returns To Black Box Theatre Feb. 12

January 23rd, 2022
Shakespeared Returns To Black Box Theatre Feb. 12

The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline kick off their sixth year in operation with improvisational comedy. February 12th will be Shakespeared and Wisenheimer takes the stage on March 19th.  “We are so happy to make The Black Box Theatre the home of improvisational comedy and to kick off 2022 with lots of laughs,” said BBT co-founder Lora Adams.  G.I.T. Improv began in Rock Island, IL in 1997 and has since become a multi-award-winning comedy institution. They provide countless hours of interactive entertainment in the Quad Cities area as well as nationwide. Tickets for all shows are $10... Read More