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Partners Of Scott County Watersheds Hosting Free Webinar

February 27th, 2021

Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting a special free webinar on fertilizer application and water quality management on Friday, March 12 from 12-1pm. Jake Vossenkemper, Agronomy Lead with Twin State, Inc./Liqui-Grow will present “Agronomic Measurement Factors for Preserving Water Quality in Corn-Soybean Cropping Systems in the U.S. Midwest.” Conservations practices in agriculture are more relevant today than they ever have been in human history. Join this free webinar to learn about practical management factors that farmers can employ to preserve water quality and store carbon... Read More

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Brings Medicine to Davenport Barbershop

February 24th, 2021

A Davenport barbershop will have a permanent health station installed that will provide access to health information, resources, and education, and be the site of health screenings and in-person provider education. The health station, part of the “Medicine in the Barbershop” partnership between UnityPoint Health – Trinity and 4 Sher Cut & Style, is partially funded through a grant from the University of Iowa College of Public Health, Business Leadership Network Community Grant program. It will help advance health and wellness for African-American men while offering a health access point... Read More

John Denver Tribute Show Coming to Adler Theatre April 16

February 23rd, 2021

More than 20 years after his untimely death, the classic music of John Denver lives on in “A Rocky Mountain High Experience,” coming to the Adler Theatre on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $55 and will go on sale Thursday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m., available online at Ticketmaster.com and in-person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St., Davenport). Adler box office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Ever since singer, songwriter, and adventurer Rick Schuler wore his first pair of round glasses at age 13, the murmurs began. It was undeniable, he looked... Read More

Lincoln, Race And Challenge Of Self Government Program Today At Davenport Library

February 18th, 2021

Hoover’s Presidential Library & Museum is presenting “Lincoln, Race, and Challenge of Self-Government At Davenport Public Library! The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! Join us Thursday, February 18th at 6:00 pm for “Lincoln, Race, and Challenge of Self-Government” with Dr. Lucas Morel. To register, please visit http://bit.ly/dpl-thirdthursdayfebruary. This program will examine Lincoln’s statesmanship in the context of longstanding and widespread racial bigotry against black Americans. It will explore... Read More

Black History Month Program Presented by the Davenport Public Library

February 18th, 2021

Join the Davenport Public Library on Friday, February 19th at 3:00 pm as our librarians highlight titles for Black History Month that can be found at the Library. This program will be presented on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/davenportlibrary and Instagram Live at www.instagram.com/davenportlibrary. Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.  Read More

Which Quad-Cities Area Is The MOST Sinful? The Results Are In, And…

February 15th, 2021

And now, here’s a survey that certainly would’ve been tipped heavily if the Yankee Clipper was still open and hadn’t been turned into condos. A new rundown of the Most Sinful States In The U.S. has been released by WalletHub, and given that the Quad-Cities straddles both Illinois and Iowa, we’re doubly impacted by the results. As it turns out, each of the 50 states has its own virtues and vices. Some of them involving Furries (ahem, South Dakota… Yeti fetish, much?). For example, Missouri has the worst drug use problem. And it certainly comes as no surprise that Nevada... Read More

Living Proof Partners With Q-C Nonprofits in New Bookmark Project

February 12th, 2021

Living Proof Exhibit, a Quad-Cities non-profit that provides the therapeutic benefits of the arts to people touched by cancer, has gathered its arts partners together to provide a virtual escape for those affected by the disease. “Due to the pandemic, we aren’t able to get volunteers into the hospitals to support people undergoing cancer treatments,” said Pamela Crouch, executive director of Living Proof Exhibit. “Instead, we’ve created a bookmark with a QR code that will take patients to virtual programming from us and our arts partners.” “The bookmarks are super easy to use,”... Read More

Get Some Love And Laughter With Chico Bean’s Show At Davenport’s Adler Theater

February 10th, 2021

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with the “Love and Laughter Comedy Show” featuring Chico Bean on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the RiverCenter in Davenport (136 E. 3rd St.). Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. The show will start at 8:00 p.m. Chico Bean is best known as a cast member of the improv comedy show Wild ‘N Out and the podcast 85 South Show. Special guests include Steve Brown, Blaq Ron, Maurice G and QC Keen. Music by DJ Captain and DJ Chuck. Tickets ($32 & $52) are on sale now in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10AM-2PM) and online at Ticketmaster.com.... Read More

Quad-Cities Pharmacy Startup to Add 200-300 Jobs, Open Davenport Office

February 9th, 2021

Experiencing rapid growth of its direct-to-consumer medication delivery service, Quad Cities-based pharmacy startup divvyDOSE is expanding in the region. After being acquired by UnitedHealth Group last fall, the healthcare tech company headquartered in Moline is adding 200-300 jobs in the area and moving its front-end operations to two floors of Mississippi Plaza in downtown Davenport, the Quad Cities Chamber announced Tuesday morning. divvyDOSE’s back-end operations, mainly the dispensing and packaging of medication, will remain at the business’s facility off John Deere Road (4300 44th Ave.)... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Brings Varied “Love Stories” to Outing Club This Weekend

February 8th, 2021

If you want to see the beguiling dancers of Ballet Quad Cities in “Love Stories” this weekend, you need to act fast. Ticket sales will end Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m., for reservations at the Outing Club (2109 Brady St., Davenport) for performances Friday at 6:30 p.m., or Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The first show is “Burgers and Ballet,” to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend. Enjoy a casual evening of fabulous dance entertainment and dinner, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. for drinks. On Saturday, for the first show doors open at the grand ballroom at 1 p.m. for beverages and... Read More