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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Learn About World War I At Davenport Public Library

March 10th, 2021

Join Kevin Braafladt, the Army Sustainment Command Deputy Historian at the Rock Island Arsenal, and the Army Sustainment Command History Office on Wednesday, March 10th at 6:00 pm in exploring the history of World War I through a discussion of the United States mobilization and training for the war. Delve deeper into First World War history by learning about Quad Cities and Rock Island Arsenal historical ties. This program is scheduled to be held virtually. More information will be posted closer to the program date here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/7315863 Keep up with our virtual... Read More

Native American Star Stories This Friday in Bishop Hill

July 21st, 2020

On Friday, you can gaze up at the summer night sky and watch the stars in wonder. Join well-known local storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis this Friday, July 24 at 8 p.m. for a fun, family-oriented evening of American Indian Star Stories at The Twinflower Inn, 110 N. Olson Street, Bishop Hill. Safe social distancing guidelines will be in effect. Fox is an author and storyteller of Cherokee heritage. There will be drumming songs and a chance to sing long. Patrons are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, bring a snack, and bring a friend. The evening is sponsored by the Twinflower Inn and Fox Tales International.... Read More

Hamilton Schoolkids Get Eggy With It

April 28th, 2017

This Thursday, after a rain delay on Wednesday, Hamilton Elementary held their Humpty Dumpty Day. Kindergarten students at the newly expanded elementary school got to show off their engineering skills, while the entire school watched, as contraptions they made at home containing a raw egg were dropped from the thirty-foot building. The final goal of an intact egg was not as easy to obtain as they initially thought. Some students wrapped their eggs in bubble wrap, cotton, string, foam and other materials. Some used boxes while others used bags. There was even a stuffed teddy bear protecting an egg.... Read More