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Find Things To Do In Illinois And Iowa In The Weekend In 2 Minutes

March 1st, 2024
Find Things To Do In Illinois And Iowa In The Weekend In 2 Minutes

Looking for cool things to do in the Illinois and Iowa Quad-Cities this weekend? You need to listen to the Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! Maple syrup tapping, pancake breakfasts, murder mysteries, St. Patrick’s Day events, live music at Common Chord and more pops up in this week’s Weekend!  Read More

Find Fun Events In The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

February 23rd, 2024
Find Fun Events In The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

Find fun events in and around the Quad-Cities this weekend with the Weekend in 2 Minutes podcast! Every Thursday we give you a rundown of some of the fun things going on in and around the Quad-Cities in Illinois and Iowa, and you can listen to it here on QuadCities.com for free! Listen this week and every week to find out what’s happening!  Read More

“Children of Eden” Sparks to Life July 21

July 21st, 2023
“Children of Eden” Sparks to Life July 21

“Children of Eden” Opens July 21 in Galesburg! Stephen Schwartz and John Caird’s musical, “Children of Eden” casts the beloved biblical stories of Genesis through the personal lens of family. The hit musicals will run July 21-30 at Galesburg’s Prairie Players Civic Theatre! “Children of Eden” starts with the very beginning: the creation of the universe. Father breathes life into his children, Adam and Eve, and learns that the hardest part of being a loving Father is letting go. It’s a lesson that translates into the parenting of Cain, Abel, and Seth — and is reiterated once... Read More

Fundraising Efforts Complete for New Galesburg Public Library

December 13th, 2022
Fundraising Efforts Complete for New Galesburg Public Library

After 15 years of dedicated work, community support, and generous donations, the Galesburg Public Library now has the funding needed to complete its new project. The groundbreaking for the new library occurred last April and construction is scheduled to be complete in early 2024. The Galesburg Public Library received a $15.3 million grant from the State of Illinois which covered 75% of the total cost of the library. The grant was submitted in 2013 and required a significant action plan and will require several years of follow-up actions in accordance with the grant requirements. “We are so thankful... Read More

Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

November 10th, 2022
Quad-Cities Author Sean Leary Offers Book Of Optimistic Tales For Difficult Times

Change. We undergo transformations every day of our lives, in ways small and significant, in ways good and bad. Sean Leary’s “Does The Shed Skin Know It Was Once A Snake?” offers 11 award-winning short stories dealing with the life changes many of us face, and the positive ways in which our lives can transform, even in difficult times. “Shed Skin” is available in bookstores and webstores worldwide  as a print book and eBook for every eReader format. It is also available direct from the author at seanleary@seanleary.com and Leary will be signing copies of the book from noon... Read More

Galesburg Public Library Receives Major Grant To Help With Expenses

November 2nd, 2022
Galesburg Public Library Receives Major Grant To Help With Expenses

The Galesburg Public Library stands on stronger financial footing now that the Galesburg Community Foundation’s matching grant has been met. This year, The Galesburg Community Foundation (GCF) offered a 2:1 match grant challenge to the community to help raise over $700,000 in funds for the new Galesburg Public Library. The challenge offered a strategic pathway for donors to connect with the Galesburg Public Library Foundation (GPLF). “We wanted to give the library a tool that would allow them to connect with members of the community and have a centralized place where the entire community would... Read More

Looking For Positive News In Illinois And Iowa? Here’s The Good News For October!

October 24th, 2022
Looking For Positive News In Illinois And Iowa? Here's The Good News For October!

We all need a little good news sometimes. That’s why, once a month, QuadCities.com teams up with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” for What’s The Good News? It’s a rundown of some of the positive things going on in and around our community. Here’s the good news for this month! Local Ghosthunters’ Show Hits Top 5 On Netflix 28 Days Haunted, featuring local ghost hunter Aaron Thompson and his team, who were formerly featured on QuadCities.com, is in the top five among all Netflix shows this week! The show’s creator posted the following on social media: 73.4 million Netflix subscribers... Read More

Matching Grant Goal Met for Galesburg Public Library Foundation

October 5th, 2022
Matching Grant Goal Met for Galesburg Public Library Foundation

The Galesburg Public Library stands on stronger financial footing now that the Galesburg Community Foundation’s matching grant has been met. This year, The Galesburg Community Foundation (GCF) offered a 2:1 match grant challenge to the community to help raise over $700,000 in funds for the new Galesburg Public Library. The challenge offered a strategic pathway for donors to connect with the Galesburg Public Library Foundation (GPLF). “We wanted to give the library a tool that would allow them to connect with members of the community and have a centralized place where the entire community would... Read More

Illinois’ Carl Sandburg Songbag Concert Series presents Angela Meyer Today

July 10th, 2022
Illinois' Carl Sandburg Songbag Concert Series presents Angela Meyer Today

The Carl Sandburg Songbag Concert Series continues with musical artist Angela Meyer on Sunday, July 10, at the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site in Galesburg. Growing up in rural Iowa, Meyer first encountered music as a child on her grandparents’ record player. Picking up a guitar at age 15, she began writing her own songs. She now makes her home in the Quad Cities and recently released her new album “Legions and Legends.” Meyer’s acoustic set will incorporate many genres. Featuring country and western music, she will play both original and cover tunes. Meyer’s performance will be in... Read More

Hey John Deere Classic Fans! Looking For A Great Quad-Cities Restaurant? Check Out Our HUGE Local Restaurant Listings!

July 1st, 2022
Hey John Deere Classic Fans! Looking For A Great Quad-Cities Restaurant? Check Out Our HUGE Local Restaurant Listings!

Looking for a place to get a meal in the Quad-Cities? Check out our awesome listing of area restaurants offering carry-out, drive-through and pickup options! QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that serve up a number of your favorite dishes. If you have information about a businesses not listed here, please feel free to send a quick email to eat@quadcities.com. Quad City Pizza Company 2724 Avenue of the Cities Moline            (309) 797-5600 Will be offering Carry Out & Delivery (expanded temporarily to Moline, East Moline, Silvis, Rock Island and... Read More