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

October 3rd, 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 1st, 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

Iowa’s Quad City Strikers Club Holding Soccer Camp For Young Boys And Girls

July 29th, 2022
Iowa's Quad City Strikers Club Holding Soccer Camp For Young Boys And Girls

Quad City Strikers Soccer Club is excited to announce the opportunity for our players to attend training sessions with coach Andrew Piotter again this fall. Andrew will be offering a program developed to build each players confidence with the ball and love for the game. Through targeted games and practices participants will not only increase their ability to manipulate the ball with their feet, they will also develop a positive relationship with the sport. All skills will be broken down into small achievable tasks, and all children will be encouraged to practice the target skills in-between training... Read More

Genesis “Pack the Bus” School Supply Drive Returns for Fourth Year

July 8th, 2022
Genesis “Pack the Bus” School Supply Drive Returns for Fourth Year

DAVENPORT, Iowa – July 7, 2022 – What began in 2019 as a way to give back to the Quad Cities region for Genesis Health System’s 150th anniversary continues to gain momentum in 2022. For a fourth year, Genesis will “Pack the Bus” and collect school supplies for students across the region. In the first three years,of a total 27,311 school items valued at nearly $47,000 have been collected from the public and Genesis employees. Donations will be collected at school buses parked at these locations August 1-4: GMC-East Campus, Monday, August 1, at the parking lot close to Rusholme Street,... Read More

Quad Cities Museum Week Kicks Off Today

June 5th, 2022
Quad Cities Museum Week Kicks Off Today

Celebrate the 7th year of this annual June event in the Quad Cities. Museum Week was created to celebrate our region’s museums, their amazing collections, stories, history, and their importance to the QC. The Quad Cities is home to more than 10 museums and each one offers something completely different to appeal to a variety of audiences and ages. During Quad Cities Museum Week, local museums offer discounts, special events/exhibits, or tours, making it the perfect time for families and friends to get out and explore.  Each museum experience is different and unique. Come on out and explore! ... Read More

Moline Author Jason Platt Releases New Young Adult Book, ‘Middle School Misadventures’

April 17th, 2022
Moline Author Jason Platt Releases New Young Adult Book, 'Middle School Misadventures'

Moline author Jason Platt’s latest book for young adults, “Middle School Misadventures: Dance Disaster” is going to be available worldwide on Little Brown publishing! Jason will be doing book signings around the area after its release. Pre here at: middleschoolmisadventures.com/books !    Read More