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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

Illinois Families In Need Can Get Housing Assistance Now

December 26th, 2022
Illinois Families In Need Can Get Housing Assistance Now

Individuals and families who are at risk of eviction or homelessness are encouraged to apply for emergency rental assistance through SAL Community Services. Until December 31, 2022, applications for back rent and advance rent are open to qualified residents of Henry, Mercer, or Rock Island Counties. “Our focus is on stability,” said Loredia Nunn-Dixon, the director of SAL’s Open Door Crisis Assistance program. “When your housing is stable, you can stay focused on everything else, whether that’s education or work or taking care of your health. And if we can keep people where they’re... Read More

Quad City Strikers Win Presidents Cup Three-Peat As Best Soccer Team In Iowa

November 25th, 2022
Quad City Strikers Win Presidents Cup Three-Peat As Best Soccer Team In Iowa

The Quad City Strikers Soccer Club’s U15 boys team has won the three-peat! For the third year in a row, the team has won the Iowa Presidents Cup over the other top-ranked teams from around the state. The Warriors won the state of Iowa’s Presidents Cup tournament over the weekend in thrilling fashion, going undefeated and fighting for a tough 2-1 win over UFA DesMoines in the title game, their fourth consecutive win against the highly touted DesMoines club. The Strikers Warriors will represent the state of Iowa playing against other top-ranked national teams at the Midwest regionals for the... Read More

East Moline’s Rubi Tapia-Macias wins WB6 Cross Country championship and MVP honors

October 31st, 2022

Believe it or not, 2003 was the last time when a girl from United Township High School won the Western Big 6 individual title in Cross Country. This year Rubi Tapia-Macias, a UT freshman, broke that spell and was also named MVP at the conference meet. Born and raised in the Quad Cities, Tapia-Macias started playing soccer and running when she was in elementary school. “I started running when I was 9 with the Girls on the run GOTR,” she said. Although soccer is something she greatly enjoys, running was what won her this prestigious title in the WB6. This year’s Western Big 6 Conference cross-country... Read More

Celebrate with Illinois’ Corn Crib Nursery at Family Fall Festival!

October 29th, 2022
Celebrate with Illinois' Corn Crib Nursery at Family Fall Festival!

Fall is just around the corner, whether the temperature outside agrees or not. Which means it’s officially time to start planning those fall-themed activities! The Corn Crib Nursery’s (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) annual Family Fall Festival will continue every Saturday and Sunday through Oct 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come find your pumpkins for carving, cooking and decorating! Enjoy concessions, with all of your favorite festival foods, including wood-fired pizza! The expanded Fun Zone is bigger and better than ever! Activities include Zip Line, Human Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Bounce Pad,... Read More

Not So Scary Halloween Walk Celebrates 7 Years

October 27th, 2022
Not So Scary Halloween Walk Celebrates 7 Years

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Center’s 7th annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk October 6:30PM-8:00PM October 14, 21, 27 and 28! Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns, and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in their ever popular train garden. It’s not so scary in the Rock Island gardens, making this event great for all ages! Not So Scary Tickets: NOT SO SCARY Oct. 20 Members Only Not So Scary Tickets:MEMBER TICKETS The walk... Read More

Quad Cities River Bandits to Help Kick Off Genesis Flu-Free QC Effort at Sept. 6 Game

September 5th, 2022
Quad Cities River Bandits to Help Kick Off Genesis Flu-Free QC Effort at Sept. 6 Game

Area elementary school kids can step up to the plate and get a free flu shot at Modern Woodmen Park on Tuesday, September 6 to gain free entry to the Quad Cities River Bandits game. The event will kick off the annual Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities campaign that has provided more than 100,000 free flu vaccinations to elementary school students across the region for the past 15 years. This year’s goal is to reach pre-COVID-19 levels of 7,000-8,000 flu shots in 80 elementary schools across the region and to continue the past two years of mild flu seasons. The line-up for Tuesday, September 6: •... Read More

Iowa’s East Village Hosting Farm Days Providing Fun For The Family

August 26th, 2022
Iowa's East Village Hosting Farm Days Providing Fun For The Family

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, Gator raffle, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, magician/balloon animals and more! For more information, visit http://www.villageofeastdavenport.com/Farm_Days_In_The_Village.php or the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/600893026922705/. Fun... Read More

Davenport Loses A Tough One In The Little League World Series, Makes Iowa Proud!

August 18th, 2022
Davenport Loses A Tough One In The Little League World Series, Makes Iowa Proud!

They did Iowa proud, but Davenport Southwest Little League just couldn’t pull it off in that last inning, losing 8-7 to Great Lakes (Hagerstown, Indiana) in the opening game of the Little League World Series — a game that Bleacher Report called “an instant Little League World Series classic.” Davenport isn’t out of it yet though — they will move to the elimination bracket to play Northwest (Bonney Lake, Washington). The game started off promisingly for Davenport, as they opened the scoring in the top of the first after a two-out Greyson Ballinger RBI single. However,... Read More

Davenport, Iowa, Plays For The Little League World Series TOMORROW!

August 17th, 2022
Davenport, Iowa, Plays For The Little League World Series TOMORROW!

Davenport, Iowa is going back to the Little League Baseball World Series for the first time since 1975! The 12u Little League Allstar Team won the Midwest Regional Little League Tournament last weekend and will represent the State of Iowa in the Little League World Series from August 18-28th. This is the first time since 1975 that a team from Southeast Little League has made it to the LLWS. They are asking for support to help defray expenses for our player’s families to attend games in Williamsport, Pa. Please consider a donation to our team as these players pursue their dream of winning... Read More