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AARP Tax Aide volunteers bring free assistance to LeClaire Library

January 31st, 2024
AARP Tax Aide volunteers bring free assistance to LeClaire Library

The AARP Tax Aide program’s trained volunteers are back in LeClaire this February and March to provide free tax assistance to anyone in the community regardless of age, income, or AARP membership. The volunteers can help with most tax returns including federal and Iowa/Illinois state taxes, though some restrictions do apply. Appointments will take place on Thursdays starting February 1 st and ending on April 4 th . Each Thursday has four time slots available: 12:30, 1:15, 2:00, and 2:45, with three appointments available at each time slot. Most appointments will be at LeClaire Community Library... Read More

“Charlotte’s Web” Hits the Stage at North Scott January 26-28

January 25th, 2024

Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and utterly practical theatrical presentation. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte... Read More

Rock Island Preschool For All Applications Now Being Accepted

January 24th, 2024
Rock Island Preschool For All Applications Now Being Accepted

Preschool for All and Head Start Applications are NOW Being Accepted for Fall 2024! Any family that lives in the RIMSD boundary can apply. There is NO cost to parents!  Read More

Chocolate Tasting Comes to Davenport January 21

January 12th, 2024
Chocolate Tasting Comes to Davenport January 21

Join the German American Heritage Center and Randyl Mohr from Chocolate Manor for a chocolate-tasting experience! German, Belgian, French, and more…learn about chocolate from different countries and taste the differences. Sunday, January 21 – 2pm – German American Heritage Center $10 for members $15 for non-members Register Here: CHOCOLATE TASTING TICKETS Learn more: CHOCOLATE TASTING  Read More

Icestravaganza Returns to Downtown Davenport January 12

January 6th, 2024
Icestravaganza Returns to Downtown Davenport January 12

Davenport’s ultimate free event – Icestravaganza – returns January 12-14, 2024 at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! – Family-friendly fun, outdoor winter event – Beautiful ice carvings on display all three days – Viewable at the Freight House or drive-through sculpture display on Beiderbecke Drive – Sculptures lit with colorful LED lights each night from dusk to 10 p.m. – Theme: Mythical monsters under the sea – Farmers’ Market vendors as well as local beer and food available for purchase from Front Street Brewery & Taproom, The Diner... Read More

Western Illinois University to Host Inaugural National Day of Racial Healing Events

January 4th, 2024
Western Illinois University to Host Inaugural National Day of Racial Healing Events

The Western Illinois University Office of Justice, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (JIDE) is proud to host the inaugural National Day of Racial Healing Tuesday, Jan. 16 following Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Aligned with the national observance, this day aims to foster a collective commitment to racial equity, justice and understanding. Multiple events will be held in line with the observance. The National Day of Racial Healing serves as a catalyst for activities promoting racial healing in homes, schools, businesses and communities nationwide. At WIU, the focus is on creating a more just and equitable... Read More

Ring in 2024 at Rock Island’s Icons Martini Bar

December 30th, 2023
Ring in 2024 at Rock Island’s Icons Martini Bar

Kick it like it’s 2002 and head to the District of Rock Island and celebrate the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024 with Icons! With over 50+ flavors of Martinis,12 flavors of Mojitos, over 80 Craft beers , over 40 Bourbons, free snacks, free champagne toast at midnight plus much much more, Icons is THE place to be! Learn more: NYE AT ICONS  Read More

Nahant Marsh’s First Day Hike January 1

December 30th, 2023
Nahant Marsh’s First Day Hike January 1

Join a Naturalist for an interpretive trail walk through the Nahant Marsh to get your year started off on the right foot! Coffee and Hot Chocolate will be available in the Education Center afterwards to warm you up. Details & Sign-up: First Day Hike  Read More

Special Comedy Show Comes to Buffalo December 29

December 24th, 2023
Special Comedy Show Comes to Buffalo December 29

New Years Eve, Eve Eve Show: A Fundraiser for Ben Wallace will be held on December 29 in Buffalo, Iowa! Cost: $10 Doors at 5:30 pm, Show at 7pm Featuring: Host Brian Lee Farrell Ben Wallace Dana Moss-Peterson Chris Starman James Draper Matt Miller The show also includes a 50/50 drawing, a bake sale, a basket raffle  and plenty of food will be available along with a cash bar! This show will raise money for Ben Wallace and his recovery. Learn more about Ben and his accident:BEN WALLACE Learn more about the event: NEW YEARS EVE EVE EVE SHOW  Read More

Holiday Movies Hit Putnam’s GIANT Screen TONIGHT!

December 23rd, 2023
Holiday Movies Hit Putnam’s GIANT Screen TONIGHT!

Celebrate Christmas by seeing your favorite Holiday classic on The Putnam Museum’s GIANT Screen the way that it was meant to be seen. In addition to the annual Christmas Eve showing of the Polar Express, this year the museum will close out the series TONIGHT with White Christmas and Disney’s A Christmas Carol! Tickets are available now on our website: PUTNAM MUSEUM Disney’s A Christmas Carol in 3D! Showtimes: December 23 5:00pm White Christmas Showtimes: December 23 7:30pm  Read More