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Wellness Rocks at 2020 MWR Health Fair

February 9th, 2020

A healthier you in 2020 starts with a strong foundation. Rock Island Arsenal’s annual MWR Health Fair is a great place to gather all kinds of health-related information and resources. Come visit all the vendors at the 2020 MWR Health Fair on Wednesday Feb 12 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for some great information on building a healthy foundation for lifelong better health.  The fair will take place in the Rock Island Arsenal Fitness Center (3395 Rodman Avenue Bldg 67 Rock Island). Over 70 local businesses and organizations will fill the Fitness Center and be ready to provide you with a myriad... Read More

Quarters One Goes Under Investigation

January 10th, 2020

Come learn about the haunted history of this majestic Italianate style mansion on the banks of the Mississippi River. A Quarters One (Arsenal Rock Island) Paranormal Investigation will take place this Saturday Jan 11 from 5 – 8 p.m. The Army Sustainment Command (ASC) Historian will give a talk beginning at 6 p.m. The Illinois Paranormal Research Team will conduct an investigation starting at 7 p.m. Participants must be at least 18 years old.  Cost is $25/person and you can reserve your spots and pre-pay by visiting the Leisure Travel Office in bldg. 333 or call (309) 782-5890. For more information,... Read More

Get Spooked With Ghost Tales

September 26th, 2019

Halloween is creeping up and will be here before you know it. So why not start getting into the spirit now? Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation will be celebrating all that is spooky, with “Ghost Tales” this Saturday Sep 28 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., with scary stories told by local storytellers on the grounds of the Colonel Davenport House on Arsenal Island (Davenport Avenue Rock Island). Admission for this event is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and free for children 12 and younger and active military. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with guided tours through the Colonel Davenport House.... Read More

Public Tours of Quarters One on Rock Island Arsenal This Weekend!

July 26th, 2019

The Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation opens the historic Quarters One mansion to the public for guided tours this weekend! Tours of Quarters One will take place on Sunday July 28. The tours will begin at 12 p.m. and continue starting every half hour until the last tour at 4 p.m. The tour costs $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Active military can attend for free, but must still register. Tour size will be limited. It’s recommended that tickets be purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased online. Completed in 1872, Quarters One served as the home to the highest... Read More

Red, White & BOOM Will Explode Throughout the Quad Cities!

June 29th, 2019

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, is happening on Wednesday Jul 3 from 5-10 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Iowa or Illinois, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment.   Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St. Davenport) offers a flurry of activities inside the ball park! Including: bounce houses (1st Baseline Party Plaza), kids activities, live music, an Oath... Read More

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