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Mata Traders Trunk Show at The Ruby Slipper

May 25th, 2020

Many local businesses have had to make adjustments in order to keep their customers safe these past couple of months. And there is no exception for The Ruby Slipper, in Bettendorf. The Ruby Slipper (2507 53rd Avenue Bettendorf) will be continuing with their annual Mata Traders Trunk Show, both in-store and virtually, this Thursday May 28 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Whimsical day dresses have become a way of life, and this spring/summer will be no different. So make plans to check out the latest styles at The Ruby Slipper! Virtual showings will take place on Facebook at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Shoppers can... Read More

Bettendorf’s Family Museum Reopening Friday

May 20th, 2020

Beginning Friday, May 22, 2020, the Family Museum will once again open its doors to the public. New guidelines have been implemented to help ensure the health and safety of Museum staff and guests. Family Museum Reopening Guidelines: ·       Up to 75 guests will be permitted in the Museum at any given time. ·       The Museum will be open Monday through Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday Noon – 5:00 pm. ·       Guests are welcome to wear masks, but it is not required. ·       Guests are asked to practice social distancing throughout their visit. ·      ... Read More

Bettendorf Filmmakers Beck And Woods Sign With Raimi For Sci-Fi Film

May 4th, 2020

Scott Beck and Bryan Woods are teaming up with Sam Raimi for an untitled science-fiction project, Variety reported today. The filmmakers, who grew up in Bettendorf, worked with Raimi on the Quibi series “50 States of Fright.” Beck and Woods handled the Iowa segment. The original script is being kept secret, as per usual with Beck and Woods. After more than two decades of working their way up and making countless films of their own in the Quad-Cities and elsewhere, the duo shot to fame as the screenwriters of “A Quiet Place.” Last year they continued their success with their... Read More

Iowa Quad-Cities Schools Closed Through End Of School Year

April 17th, 2020

According to an announcement just made by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, all Iowa schools will remain closed through the end of the school year, with distance learning via computer remaining in place through the end of the curriculum year. Chicago’s NBC 5 just broke the story, and QuadCities.com broke the story locally, that Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will be making an announcement at 2:30 p.m. today closing all Illinois schools through the end of the current curriculum year. According to the Iowa story posted by KWWL News 7 Iowa City, the state school districts will be required to continue... Read More

10 Fun Quad-Cities Things To Do Week of April 12th: Painting, Trivia, Music and MORE!

April 12th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour – we’re focusing this week’s edition... Read More

Whitey’s Ice Creams Closing In Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf, East Moline

April 3rd, 2020

Rock Island, Moline, Davenport, Bettendorf and throughout the Quad-Cities, ice cream fans aren’t going to be able to get the malts, or get the shakes. Whitey’s Ice Cream, a sweet institution throughout the area, will be temporarily closing all their stores starting Friday. The announcement came today, via Facebook: “As of ‪Friday, April 3 at 10:00 p.m.‬ all Whitey’s stores will be closing temporarily. As much as we would love to stay open and continue serving the Quad Cities, we are closing out of an abundance of caution to ensure that our employees are staying healthy... Read More

Family Museum Cancels All Large-Scale Events Through April

March 14th, 2020

Bettendorf’s Family Museum has canceled all large-scale events through the month of April, including next week’s Spring Break events. The Museum will remain open to the public. Classes, field trips, and drop-ins will continue. The museum’s statement notes: “Please be assured that our daily cleaning practices follow the industry standards for public places, including daily disinfection of common area surfaces and routine clean up and sanitation sweeps throughout the day.  Hand sanitizer has always been available for visitor use. Guest and Member reminders: ·  Please do... Read More

Family Museum Bringing The Fun For Kids On Spring Break

March 11th, 2020

Looking for something to do during Spring Break? Look no further! The Family Museum has six great days of spring break programming for your family to enjoy. All events and performances are included with admission or membership. Sponsored by R.I.A. Federal Credit Union. The events include: Indoor Chalk Art Festival Monday, March 16 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Kona Ice and La Flama on Wheels: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Watch some amazing chalk artists at work and make your own colorful art that will be displayed in the Great Hall for the rest of Spring Break! What’s a festival without food trucks?  Catch the... Read More

Spend a Day with Olivia the Pig at Family Museum

February 6th, 2020

Put on your favorite red shirt or striped leggings and catch a Family Museum Dance Company performance inspired by Olivia the Pig! Spend ‘A Day with Olivia’ at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf) this Saturday Feb 8 from 1 – 3 p.m. See the MANY things Olivia is good at, like building sandcastles, visiting museums, and dreaming of being a STAR!  This special book will come to life through dance and an accompanying narration.  After the performance, the dancers will help guests make splatter paint art like Olivia (and Jackson Pollock), build indoor sandcastles and try... Read More

Bettendorf’s Winter Carnival Providing Fun For All!

January 29th, 2020

The City of Bettendorf hosts their 4th Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for the 2020 Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive fun. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant Marsh, The Figge, QC Yoga Foundation, Master Gardeners; snowflake crafts for every age, tin foil art, and Little Hands Site with activities for ages 5 and under. For a full schedule of events, visit http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/. The... Read More

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