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Ballet Quad Cities Returning With MUSICMOVES This Week

September 10th, 2019

Ballet Quad Cities dances back in with their latest season opener, MUSICMOVES, doing a grand jete into the Brunner Theater Center on Augustana Campus in Rock Island at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Don’t miss this all new performance – new dancers, new venue, and new music!  Limited number of tickets available for this intimate performance at the Brunner Theatre Center on the campus of Augustana College.  Get your tickets online today or call Amanda at 309-786-3779 for more information.  Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Returning With MUSICMOVES

August 21st, 2019

Ballet Quad Cities is dancing back in with their latest season opener, MUSICMOVES, doing a grand jete into the Brunner Theater Center on Augustana Campus in Rock Island at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Don’t miss this all new performance – new dancers, new venue, and new music!  Limited number of tickets available for this intimate performance at the Brunner Theatre Center on the campus of Augustana College.  Get your tickets online today or call Amanda at 309-786-3779 for more information.  Read More

Rock Island Hosting NFL Draft Pick!

April 3rd, 2019

Are you ready for some football… drafting??? Rock Island sure is, the city that rocks is hosting the sixth round picks in this year’s NFL draft and having a hometown event for the whole family in conjunction with the kickoff. The entire community is invited to join in celebration on April 27th at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex at Augustana College. Gates Open: 12:00 pm Family Fun Zone:  Bounce houses, Games, & Goodie Bags Youth Football Skills Clinic: 12:30 PM (Sign Up for Skills Clinic) (Pre-Registration Required) Vintage Football Game:  Rock Island Independents vs.... Read More

NFL Draft Coming To Rock Island!

January 3rd, 2019

The NFL is returning to Rock Island! Ok, well, not a team, but the draft. Sorry! Anyway, according to officials with the parks and recreation department for the city, Round 6 of the NFL draft will be held at Augustana College on April 27. Former Augustana College and NFL quarterback Ken Anderson is also said to be involved with the proceedings. Why Rock Island? One of the founding teams of the NFL in 1920, the Rock Island Independents played their games at Douglas Park. In fact, a game at Douglas Park on Sept. 26, 1920 is recognized by some NFL scholars as the first game in the history of the league.... Read More

QC Boo Bus Tour Uncovering the Scarier Side of the Quad Cities

October 18th, 2018

Grab your friends and join Illinois Paranormal Research Group and altSTATES for a paranormal van tour around the Quad Cities! QC Boo Bus: A Paranormal Tour takes place this Saturday Oct 20 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The tour starts in Downtown Davenport at Coworkqc (102 E 2nd St. Davenport). The tour then continues on to The Annie Wittenmeyer Complex, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Ambrose Hall at St. Ambrose University, German American Heritage Center, Augustana College and more! Hear local ghost stories and folklore, along with first-hand accounts from paranormal investigators who have actually... Read More

Frog And The Princess coming to Augustana

September 13th, 2018

The Frog and the Princess by Brandon Roberts will be presented in the Brunner Mainstage Theatre within the Brunner Theatre Center at Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 15-16. To reserve your tickets, call the ticket office at 309-794-7306.  Read More

College Night at Quad City Botanical Center!

August 5th, 2018

Calling all Quad Cities Area college students! Classes will begin shortly, so why not enjoy a night out with friends while knocking out some of those summer cobwebs? Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Ave Rock Island) is hosting an after-hours College Night on Tuesday Aug 7 from 6-9 p.m. The main event will be an unconventional tour (this is an uncensored, adult tour so expect some raunch, puns, and plant facts that will make you blush) of the gardens led by Augie interns. You’ll also have time to enjoy some lawn games and relax outdoors before you’re stuck in the library studying again.... Read More

Big River Will Take You On An Enjoyable Journey

June 28th, 2018

Take a trip down the Mighty Mississippi with the newest production from the Mississippi Bend Players! Big River is now playing at the Brunner Theatre Center at Augustana College (3757 7th Avenue Rock Island). The show has three performances left: Friday Jun 29 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday Jun 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Jul 1 at 2 p.m. To purchase tickets for any of the remaining performances, visit https://www.mississippibendplayers.com/. Hurry, because seats are going fast! Big River’s characters, plot and themes are based on Mark Twain’s beloved novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. It proves... Read More

Symphony Youth Ensemble Unfurls Winter Concert

February 23rd, 2018

Are you looking to add a little musical magic to your weekend? The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will be hosting their Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYEs) Winter Festival Concert this Sunday Feb 25 from 3-5:15 p.m. at Centennial Hall, Augustana College. Tickets for this event are $10 for adults and $5 for students with ID’s. Tickets can be purchased online at https://qcso.org/concerts/qcsyes-winter-festival-concert. You can expect to appreciate the most beautiful and melodic sounds from the Youth Symphony Orchestra, Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Youth String Ensemble, Prelude Strings,... Read More

Season Of Light Coming To Augustana

December 9th, 2017

The Yuletide evening sky is especially rewarding, and now you and your family have a chance to learn all about it! The John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College is hosting a free planetarium show, “Season of Light”, starting this Saturday Dec 9 and going through Friday Dec 15. This one-of-a-kind holiday sky demonstration will be offered weekdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Admission is free, but reservations are requested. For reservations, please call (309) 794-7318 during weekday business hours. The planetarium’s doors will open 15 minutes before each show. Those who... Read More

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