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Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

March 24th, 2019

Come enjoy a magical evening with friends while raising awareness for a wonderful cause at this year’s Opening Doors Gala. Family Resources’ largest event of the year, the 2019 Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair, takes place on Friday Apr 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Enjoy a fantastic evening featuring a cocktail hour, live entertainment, dinner and program, and silent and live auctions.  Returning again will be Magician David Casas, joined by the one and only Juggling Zach Metzler.  Guests will also enjoy the soothing... Read More

Help With the Beautification of Bettendorf!

March 21st, 2019

Spring is here! Which means it’s time to clean up the remnants of a harsh winter. Volunteers are needed for Bettendorf in Bloom, which takes place on Saturday Apr 6. Bettendorf in Bloom will focus on the clean-up and beautification of downtown streets and the I-74 corridor to Middle Road, in Bettendorf. Volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Quad Cities-Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). A quick announcement of key places to clean safety rules and more will take place at that time. At 8:15, volunteers will head out to begin the clean-up! Grabbers, bags, vests and gloves... Read More

Experience Comic Con for Kids at Family Museum!

March 14th, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled event with the kiddos this weekend? BAM! KAPOW! ZAP! Embrace your inner superhero for an afternoon of comic book fun at Comic Con for Kids! Comic Con for Kids takes place this Saturday Mar 16 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). This event is all-included with admission or membership. Kids who come in costume can enter to win a SUPER prize basket from the Museum’s Fox & Bee! Enjoy 15% off all superhero toys, throwback toys, art supplies and books (that’s 25% for Family Museum members! PJ Masks’ Catboy will be joining... Read More

Charm Boutique Expanding Lines Of Upscale Fashions

February 18th, 2019

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Charm Boutique, 2509 53rd Avenue, Bettendorf is expanding! The area’s premier shop for top trending upscale fashions and elite customer service will be expanding its lines of merchandise and including top-of-the-line designs for a wider array of sizes and styles. “We are extremely grateful to our customers and to the Quad-Cities for their terrific support of Charm,” said Ann Marie Mendel, owner and manager of the boutique. “It is consistently our goal to satisfy the needs and desires of our customers, and this expansion is in response to that. We have... Read More

Crawford Brew Works Presents Brewhouse Chat Series

February 17th, 2019

Are you a beer lover? Do you enjoy filling your brain and body with all that is beer? Then you’ll love this event coming to the Quad Cities! Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road Bettendorf) invites you to join them on the CBW Mezzanine for Brewhouse Chat Series, which will continue on Tuesday Feb 19 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday Feb 26 at 7 p.m. Brewhouse Chat Series is a series of lectures hosted by local historians, story tellers, and Crawford Brew Works’ very own Head Brewer. Tuesday Feb 19 at 7 p.m. storyteller John Brassard will be sharing ‘Murder and Mayhem in Scott County’. Tuesday... Read More

Quad Cities’ Beck And Woods Win Critics’ Choice Award For ‘Quiet Place’

January 15th, 2019

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film for their blockbuster hit “A Quiet Place” at Sunday’s trophy ceremony in Los Angeles. Beck and Woods co-wrote the screenplay for the smash hit, which was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay, losing to legendary veteran filmmaker Paul Schrader for his script for “First Reformed.” Beck and Woods grew up in Bettendorf and began their career producing films around the Quad-Cities area, featuring local talent. After winning the MTV Young Filmmakers... Read More

NOON YEAR’S EVE at Family Museum!

January 1st, 2019

Hundreds of parents and kids packed into the Family Museum of their annual NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration! Kids were treated to a number of fun activities, including live music, a balloon drop at noon and more! QC Scene was on the scene to take pics of some of the happy revelers!  Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at Family Museum!

December 12th, 2018

Put on your jammies and join the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing and family togetherness! Jinglin’ Jammie Jam happens this Friday Dec 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Sing some holiday favorites together and enjoy the beautiful decorations which fill the Family Museum Great Hall. This event is meant to be a small, quiet moment for your family, so the Museum galleries will be dark and turned off. Since the gallery will be closed, there is no admission charge for this event. Just take a moment during this busy time of year and spend it... Read More

Quad Cities Halloween Parades

October 22nd, 2018

Looking for some Halloween family fun this weekend? What’s more fun than a Halloween parade? Enjoy candy, costumes and community fun!   Check out these Halloween-themed parades in the Quad Cities, happening this weekend: Bettendorf The Greater Bettendorf Community Foundation’s Halloween Parade is happening this Saturday Oct 27, beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Witches on a Walk.” The parade will begin at the intersection of 23rd Street and Middle Road, then continue onto Spruce Hills Drive. The procession will travel to 18th Street, turning left onto 18th Street, continuing... Read More

What’s The Good News? New Column Highlights POSITIVE News In The Quad Cities!

September 26th, 2018

There are millions of people around the world, every day, that do fantastic things for their communities, and thousands of those are right here in our Quad-Cities! People are helping others, coming up with charity shows and promotions, volunteering their time and efforts and talents, and doing things to make our community a terrific place to live. About a decade ago, I ran a website called www.getyourgoodnews.com, which featured nothing but all good news, all the time. When I joined up with www.quadcities.com, I brought that same ethic of journalism – reporting the good, the positive, offering... Read More

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