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75th Annual International Softball Congress Men’s World Tournament Hitting Eldridge, Volunteers Needed

August 10th, 2021
75th Annual International Softball Congress Men's World Tournament Hitting Eldridge, Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for the 75th Annual International Softball Congress Men’s World Tournament on August 14-21 at Sheridan Meadows in Eldridge. Check out the volunteer opportunities at https://buff.ly/3ijYYgw  Read More

International Softball Congress Men’s World Tournament Seeking Volunteers For Eldridge Tourney

August 8th, 2021
International Softball Congress Men's World Tournament Seeking Volunteers For Eldridge Tourney

Volunteers are needed for the 75th Annual International Softball Congress Men’s World Tournament on August 14-21 at Sheridan Meadows in Eldridge. Check out the volunteer opportunities at https://buff.ly/3ijYYgw  Read More

Countryside’s Critically-Acclaimed ‘Newsies’ Hits The Stage Again This Weekend!

August 6th, 2021
Countryside's Critically-Acclaimed 'Newsies' Hits The Stage Again This Weekend!

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Countryside Community Theatre will continue their 39th season this weekend with the second weekend of the critically-acclaimed Disney’s Newsies! Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Disney’s Newsies! is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right! Featuring a Tony Award winning score with music by the... Read More

Countryside in Eldridge Shows Power of Community, Art in “Newsies!”

July 28th, 2021
Countryside in Eldridge Shows Power of Community, Art in “Newsies!”

There’s big news at the big auditorium at North Scott High School, Eldridge, as a big cast and crew have come together to break out their new production of the big, boisterous musical “Disney’s Newsies.” The Countryside Community Theatre performances – by a predominantly young cast of 33, led by director and choreographer Ashley Becher – will be this weekend and next, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. “Newsies” was done in early 2019 at Circa ’21 and just this past May by Double Threat Studios, and is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader... Read More

BREAKING: Quad-Cities to Host Diamond Anniversary of International Softball Tourney

March 23rd, 2021
BREAKING: Quad-Cities to Host Diamond Anniversary of International Softball Tourney

BREAKING NEWS: The International Softball Congress (ISC) will return to the Quad-Cities to celebrate its Diamond Anniversary at the 75th Annual ISC Men’s Fastball World Tournament on August 14-21, 2021. Due to ongoing effects of the pandemic and future unknowns associated with it, the 2021 ISC World Tournament will move from its scheduled site in Kitchener, Ontario, to Sheridan Meadows Park in Eldridge, Iowa, according to Visit Quad Cities. “With the potential travel restrictions and the impacts on sponsorships and volunteers in the Kitchener area, the host committee suggested to us that... Read More

Shine On Quad Cities

September 15th, 2020
Shine On Quad Cities

2020 has certainly presented many challenges and small businesses have been greatly affected.  Ballroom by Nick presents SHINE ON Quad Cities: a thrilling night of competitive dance starring some of the biggest influencers in the Quad Cities! Shine On Quad Cities takes place this Thursday Sep 17 from 6 – 10 p.m. at the Eldridge Community Center (400 S 16th Avenue Eldridge). The party starts at with the VIP Cocktail Party from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. with complimentary wine, beer, and heavy hors d’oeuvres catered by the Phoenix. Dress to impress and wear your best mask because there will be a Best... Read More

Eldridge Takes the Beats to the Streets

July 21st, 2020
Eldridge Takes the Beats to the Streets

Enjoy a free, fun-filled, family night out this Wednesday! Eldridge-North Scott Chamber of Commerce will be hosting July’s Beat in the Street this Wednesday Jul 22 from 6 – 9 p.m. along South 4th Avenue in Eldridge. Come out for a great night of music, food vendors, free bounce house and the Quad Cities Cruisers Car Show! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live 50’s and 60’s rock music from The Tailfins. Health-safety measures will be in place for Beat in the Street. Here is a statement from the organizers: “After much deliberation, the North Scott Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 19th: Cars, Bikes, Tractors and MORE!

July 19th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 19th: Cars, Bikes, Tractors and MORE!

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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Eldridge’s Grace Bjustrom Wins 2020 Evans Scholarship

May 18th, 2020
Eldridge's Grace Bjustrom Wins 2020 Evans Scholarship

DAVENPORT—Grace Bjustrom of Eldridge has been named as the 2020 recipient of the Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship. Bjustrom, a soon-to-be graduate of North Scott High School (Eldridge), will receive $5,000 toward tuition, room and board at Iowa State University (Ames), where she plans to study agricultural engineering and marketing in the fall. “Grace has an impressive academic record, and she wowed us with her involvement in STEM activities. She also has met significant challenges in her life with much determination and the will to succeed. We are so pleased to present her with this year’s... Read More

Countryside Community Theatre Cancels Summer Shows

May 13th, 2020
Countryside Community Theatre Cancels Summer Shows

Countryside Community Theatre has joined the host of area venues canceling their summer slate due to concerns about covid-19. The Eldridge-based group released the following statement on Facebook today: We are sad to announce that our Summer 2020 shows, The Music Man and The Fantasticks, will not be happening this summer due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The health and safety of our performers, stage crew, musicians, patrons, and volunteers are of the utmost importance to us, and we know that this is the right decision for Countryside Community Theatre. We hope to announce our 2021 Season as soon... Read More