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Sean Leary
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Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide.

An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written almost 30 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.

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Rock Island Students Spending A Summer Learning In Germany
Rock Island Students Spending A Summer Learning In Germany

A group of RIHS students and staff are spending part of their summer in Germany! It's part of the high school's German-American Partnership Program (GAPP). The primary goal of GAPP is to integrate stu…

A group of RIHS stud…

A group of RIHS students and staff are spending part of their summer in Germany! It's part of the high school's German-American Partnership Program (GAPP). The primary goal of GAPP is to integrate students into everyday life with host families and into the classroom activities of host schools to foster an understanding of both German and American cultures. Every two years, the participating American students travel to their partner city in Germany for a three-week stay with a host family. Later this year, participating German students will travel to the U.S. and attend Rocky and stay with a ho…

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Moline's Playcrafters Presents 'The Bad Seed' This Weekend
Moline’s Playcrafters Presents ‘The Bad Seed’ This Weekend

Bad Seed, adapted by Maxwell Anderson, from the novel by William March and directed by Patti Flaherty will be presented Friday through Sunday; Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM, Sunday at 3 PM at Playc…

Bad Seed, adapted by…

Bad Seed, adapted by Maxwell Anderson, from the novel by William March and directed by Patti Flaherty will be presented Friday through Sunday; Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM, Sunday at 3 PM at Playcrafters Barn Theatre in Moline.*Doors open 1 hour before the show. Rated PG-13 The scene is a small Southern town where Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter, Rhoda. Little Rhoda Penmark is the evil queen of the story. On the surface, she is sweet, charming, full of old-fashioned graces, loved by her parents, and admired by all her elders. But Rhoda’s mother has an uneasy feel…

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Drake White Coming To East Moline's Rust Belt Tonight
Drake White Coming To East Moline’s Rust Belt Tonight

Drake White is coming to the Quad-Cities! Drake White with special guests Roseland will play at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 21 at The Rust Belt | East Moline, IL. Need more info? Check this out…

Drake White is comin…

Drake White is coming to the Quad-Cities! Drake White with special guests Roseland will play at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 21 at The Rust Belt | East Moline, IL. Need more info? Check this out:https://bit.ly/TRBDrakeWhite

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Silvis Library Hosting Birthday Celebration
Silvis Library Hosting Birthday Celebration

We are thrilled to invite you to a special celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Silvis Public Library. Our “Birthday Party & Book Launch” will take place on Monday, June 24th, 2024…

We are thrilled to i…

We are thrilled to invite you to a special celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Silvis Public Library. Our “Birthday Party & Book Launch” will take place on Monday, June 24th, 2024, from 6-7pm at the Silvis Public Library. This event is free and open to adults of all ages. In addition to celebrating a century of service and history, the evening will feature the launch of the second edition of the Silvis history book, Silvis: City of Progress 1906 – 2024. This book offers an insightful look into the town’s rich past and dynamic growth, making it a must-read for lifelong…

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Summer camps bring crowds of students to Western Illinois
Summer camps bring crowds of students to Western Illinois

This summer, Western Illinois University is welcoming a record number of students for a variety of week-long camps hosted by the WIU Office of Study Abroad and Outreach (SAO). The booked, week-long…

This summer, Western…

This summer, Western Illinois University is welcoming a record number of students for a variety of week-long camps hosted by the WIU Office of Study Abroad and Outreach (SAO). The booked, week-long adventure began on June 10, with 19 students attending the Art: Colorful Minds and Creative Hands program for grades 4-8. The Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Experience for grades 10-12 kicked off June 16, with campers coming from as far as Baltimore, MD. The event featured a visit from a K-9 trooper, a polygraph demonstration and education on various law enforcement topics. The high school…

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Chalk Fest Returns To Rock Island's Schwiebert Park This Weekend
Chalk Fest Returns To Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park This Weekend

Chalk It Up for fun this weekend! The Chalk Fest is back! In its’ 8th year, Quad Cities Chalk Art Fest will take place June 22-23, 2024 at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island, I…

Chalk It Up for fun …

Chalk It Up for fun this weekend! The Chalk Fest is back! In its’ 8th year, Quad Cities Chalk Art Fest will take place June 22-23, 2024 at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island, IL. The festival starts at 10 a.m. both days and goes till 7pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday. This FREE, live outdoor arts festival brings together hundreds of artists that spend hours transforming the cement pavement at Schwiebert Park into a museum of chalk art, while competing for cash prizes. Visitors strolling by can see the wonderful works of art as they come to life, vote for their favori…

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Western Illinois to Host Raising Illinois Legislative Forum June 20
Western Illinois to Host Raising Illinois Legislative Forum June 20

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL - Western Illinois University Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, along with Skip Along Family and Community Services Raising Illinois, will host an early childho…

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL - …

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL - Western Illinois University Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, along with Skip Along Family and Community Services Raising Illinois, will host an early childhood focused Legislative Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 on the Quad Cities campus. Join WIU Ambassadors and Raising Illinois in a discussion where participants will be given information about upcoming legislation while uplifting community testimonies and hear more about Raising Illinois initiatives, as well as discuss the local early childhood workforce programs currently working to address sh…

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Davenport Schools Hosting Show Choir Camp
Davenport Schools Hosting Show Choir Camp

Over 60 students from 20 QC schools kicked off summer at the show choir camp hosted by Davenport North High School, learning vocals and choreography in just 8 hours before an outstanding public perfor…

Over 60 students fro…

Over 60 students from 20 QC schools kicked off summer at the show choir camp hosted by Davenport North High School, learning vocals and choreography in just 8 hours before an outstanding public performance! Student volunteers from the North show choir assumed leadership positions to make it all possible: Two choreographers collaborated in creating and teaching all the dancing; counselors connected with campers, working in small groups to help them learn the show; General assistants helped organize and run the event behind the scenes; our PR team documented each day, preparing a slideshow …

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Iowa's Rhythm City welcomes Comedian Dave Attell on Saturday, October 12
Iowa’s Rhythm City welcomes Comedian Dave Attell on Saturday, October 12

Comedian Dave Attell will visit the Event Center on Saturday, October 12 at 8 PM! Tickets will be available online at rhythmcitycasino.com or at The Market at Rhythm City for $25, $30, $35, $45, and …

Comedian Dave Attell…

Comedian Dave Attell will visit the Event Center on Saturday, October 12 at 8 PM! Tickets will be available online at rhythmcitycasino.com or at The Market at Rhythm City for $25, $30, $35, $45, and $50, plus applicable online/phone ticketing fee (this fee is waived when tickets are purchased at The Market Gift Shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort). A presale will occur on Thursday, June 20 at 10 AM and tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, June 21 at 10 AM. The legendary stand-up comedian Dave Attell’s new Netflix Comedy Special HOT CROSS BUNS premiered in March to huge nu…

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Bettendorf Schools Calling For Students' Summer Adventures
Bettendorf Schools Calling For Students’ Summer Adventures

Calling all summer adventurers attending Bettendorf schools! We want to see your amazing summer photos and hear about all the fun you're having on break. Send them to cmiller@bettendorf.k12.ia.us, or …

Calling all summer a…

Calling all summer adventurers attending Bettendorf schools! We want to see your amazing summer photos and hear about all the fun you're having on break. Send them to cmiller@bettendorf.k12.ia.us, or message us on the District Facebook page, and we'll share your stories!

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