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Entrepreneurial Workshop to be offered at the Bettendorf Public Library event on February 7th

February 6th, 2023
Entrepreneurial Workshop to be offered at the Bettendorf Public Library event on February 7th

The Bettendorf Public Library has teamed up with Quad Cities SCORE to offer a workshop series endeavoring to support entrepreneurs and small business owners. On Tuesday, February 7th at 5:30 PM, Quad Cities SCORE members will be on hand to present SCORE: Start Your Journey. This program will be the first in a workshop series and attendees are invited to attend all or any of the events. February’s interactive workshop will feature information perfect for beginning entrepreneurs, a business self-assessment session, and time to talk with volunteers and mentors from SCORE. Registration is required... Read More

Quad City Storm Host Annual Hockey Fights Cancer Ice Painting Today

January 30th, 2023
Quad City Storm Host Annual Hockey Fights Cancer Ice Painting Today

Today the Quad City Storm and UnityPoint Health Trinity host the 4th Annual Hockey Fights Cancer ice painting at Vibrant Arena. Quad Citizens are invited to come to the arena between 9AM and 7PM to paint the names of loved ones who have battled or are currently battling cancer on the ice. The names will remain on the ice for the Storm’s February 3rd and February 4th games.   Brushes, paint and all materials necessary for painting names will be provided and the event is free. Officials from the Quad City Storm and UnityPoint Health Trinity will be on location at Vibrant Arena Monday the 30th... Read More

Bounce House Extravaganza Bounces the QC TODAY!

January 28th, 2023
Bounce House Extravaganza Bounces the QC TODAY!

Make plans to take the kids to The Bounce House Extravaganza and you’ll be the hero! 60,000 square feet of bounce house fun for the kids! Just $6 per child for an all day outing and they can play all day long! January 28 – 10:00am-4:00pm QCCA EXPO CENTER – ROCK ISLAND Learn more: BOUNCE HOUSE EXTRAVAGANZA  Read More

Military Explorers Post Hosting Open House This Weekend

January 26th, 2023
Military Explorers Post Hosting Open House This Weekend

Military Explorers Post 9043 will be hosting an open house to get the word out about the cadet, and senior program on January 29th 2023 to be held at 702 West 35th Street Davenport, Ia 52806 between 2 and 4pm. We will be on site to answer any questions about the new unit, and also have sign up forms available for any new cadet or senior member. If you have any questions please email militaryexplorers9043@gmail.com or call 563.508.6122  Read More

Rock Island’s Blue Cat Wins Big At National Awards, Re-Opening Today And This Week

January 16th, 2023
Rock Island's Blue Cat Wins Big At National Awards, Re-Opening Today And This Week

Blue Cat Brewing Company, a staple in downtown Rock Island for almost three decades, closed on New Years Eve 2022. It’s safe to say this decision was not made due to poor beer quality. The classic brew pub was awarded six awards in this year’s World Beer Championship, an award for each beer they entered. In a statement made by their Brewmaster, Charlie Cole, in a Facebook post in December; the brewery cited lack of restaurant management and damage from burst water pipe as their reason for closing. The statement also included that they are unaware if this closure is temporary or permanent. The... Read More

Malibu Jack’s Coming To Iowa? New Indoor Theme Park Opening In Bettendorf This Fall

January 10th, 2023
Malibu Jack's Coming To Iowa? New Indoor Theme Park Opening In Bettendorf This Fall

A new indoor theme park is coming to Bettendorf this fall! According to a press release sent out today from Jester FEC, the Lexington, Kentucky company has purchased the former Schnucks and Marshalls stores at Bettendorf’s Duck Creek Plaza on Middle Road and will be building a new indoor theme park there this year, with a fall 2023 opening date slated. The company’s sixth large-scale indoor theme park will include go karts, bowling, miniature golf, laser tag, large kids’ zone, and more. The name of the spot is to be determined but, given that the owner has several other theme parks by the... Read More

Iowa Creative Arts Academy Seeking Applicants

January 10th, 2023
Iowa Creative Arts Academy Seeking Applicants

Interested in applying to Iowa’s Creative Arts Academy in Davenport? What is the CAA looking for in its students? Enthusiasm for the arts and their chosen art form Ability to take instruction and constructive criticism Willingness to experiment, take risks, and learn from setbacks The CAA will be admitting 7 – 12th graders for the upcoming school year! Auditions for the Academy will be held on the last weekend of January and first weekend of February for the following school year. We will hold other auditions for students who apply outside that time. All applicants must fill out... Read More

Davenport Gilda’s Club Holding Night Of Remembrance

January 7th, 2023
Davenport Gilda's Club Holding Night Of Remembrance

Join Gilda’s Club Quad-Cities Social Work Intern, Kayla, for a night remembering the members who have died in recent years next Thursday. This is our first remembrance night since the pandemic started, so any member who died in 2020, 2021, and 2022 will be honored and remembered. Come together to make memory jars, and tell stories about the loved ones we are remembering. This program is being offered in-person at our Davenport Clubhouse. RSVP is required. Thursday January 12, 2023 6:00 – 7:30 PM Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse 1351 W. Central Park Ave., Suite 200 Davenport,... Read More

Iowa Library Wants Your Gently Used Formal Wear!

December 26th, 2022
Iowa Library Wants Your Gently Used Formal Wear!

On Friday, January 6th from 9am – 5:30pm at | Fairmount, and on Saturday, January 14th from 9am – 5:30pm at | Eastern The Library will be accepting donations of clean and gently used formal wear to help support our Formal Wear Giveaway program in January! We are accepting donations of clean and gently used dresses, suits, blazers, dress pants, ties, bowties, and formal purses, BUT NO shoes or jewelry at this time. Please drop off your donated items at the Library’s service desks any time during our two drop-off days. We will be holding our Formal Wear Giveaway on Saturday, January 28th... Read More

Davenport’s Creative Arts Academy Holding Information Sessions For Potential Students

December 5th, 2022
Davenport's Creative Arts Academy Holding Information Sessions For Potential Students

Does your child have a passion for the arts? The Creative Arts Academy is holding information sessions to learn more about their programs and how you can apply. Tuesday, December 13th at 6:00PM-7:00PM *Virtual Meeting Visit the Creative Arts Academy website for more information: https://bit.ly/3GhzISQ #growingexcellence #davenportcommunityschool #davenporteducation  Read More