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Virtual Storytimes Presented by the Davenport Public Library

January 25th, 2021
Virtual Storytimes Presented by the Davenport Public Library

Encourage the love of reading with virtual storytimes with the Davenport Library on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/davenportlibrary! Baby Storytime – Tuesdays at 10:00 am – Join us on Facebook Live for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12-month-old! Introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes, and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun-filled one-on-one time. Storytime Live! – Wednesdays at 10:00 am – Join the Library’s Youth Services Department on Facebook Live for some storytime fun! We’ll read stories, sing songs, share... Read More

Find a New Hobby Presented by the Davenport Public Library

January 21st, 2021
Find a New Hobby Presented by the Davenport Public Library

Need a new hobby? Want to find a new way to spend your time? Join us on Thursday, January 21st at 3:00 pm as our librarian discusses why hobbies are important and how they can help you in many different ways. We will also showcase new books about hobbies that are available for you to check out. Want to learn a new hobby? Jump into the session and we will help find books to get you started on your next hobby. January is National Hobby Month, so why not let the library help you start a new hobby! Registration is not required. This program will be held virtually using GoToMeeting. Information about... Read More

Quad-Cities Offers Options For Parents And Kids On New Year’s Eve

December 28th, 2020
Quad-Cities Offers Options For Parents And Kids On New Year's Eve

On the search for something fun to do with your kids and the whole family to celebrate the upcoming new year? There are a number of options to celebrate in the popular NOON year’s eve tradition! Here are a few around the Quad-Cities to check out: HyVee Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Allows Families To Celebrate New Years Eve Early Celebrate the New Year with HyVee’s Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Party at 11 a.m. Dec. 31! Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian Nina from the comfort of your own home for the following activities: • New Year’s Party Hat • New Year’s Noise Maker • New Year’s... Read More

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve With HyVee

December 28th, 2020
Celebrate Noon Year's Eve With HyVee

Celebrate the New Year with HyVee’s Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Party at 11 a.m. Dec. 31! Join your Hy-Vee Dietitian Nina from the comfort of your own home for the following activities: • New Year’s Party Hat • New Year’s Noise Maker • New Year’s Confetti Sticks • KidsFit Countdown to the New Year For this class you will need the following supplies: New Year’s Noise Makers • Paper Plates (2 for each noise Maker) • Popsicle Stick • Glue • Stapler • Uncooked Pasta • Items to decorate like paint, markers, crayons, sequins, Pom-poms, ribbon DIY New Year’s Party Hat •... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library’s Take Home Workshop to offer opportunity to personalize home decorations

December 15th, 2020
Bettendorf Public Library's Take Home Workshop to offer opportunity to personalize home decorations

Those looking to add a personal touch to their holiday decorations can craft along with the Bettendorf Public Library to create an origami wreath appropriate for any holiday or special occasion. Starting on Thursday, December 17, free supply kits for the Take Home Workshop: 16-point Origami Star Wreath will be available for pick-up at the Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Take Home Workshop kits are for adults and teens aged 16 and older. They contain supplies and instructions and are accompanied by a short demonstration video posted on the Library’s YouTube channel at... Read More

Make Your Own Gingerbread House With HyVee

December 14th, 2020
Make Your Own Gingerbread House With HyVee

HyVee is hosting a virtual cooking event where you can make your own gingerbread house, at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Get in the holiday spirit in this virtual Kids in the Hy-Vee Kitchen Class! We will be making Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses, Banana Santas, and Hot Chocolate Stocking Stuffers! Registration required. Register at this link. To make these recipes with Nina and Katie in real time you will need the following: For the Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses: -Honey Maid Graham Crackers – 5 per house -4 cups powdered or confectioners sugar -5 Tbsp warm water -3 Tbsp meringue powder -Paper... Read More

Take A Walk To The Geneseo Christmas Walk

December 10th, 2020
Take A Walk To The Geneseo Christmas Walk

Geneseo’s Annual Christmas Walk is held every year on the second Saturday in December. The event kicks off with its popular Geneseo Jingle Run at 8:30 a.m. This 5K event includes a commemorative gift with pre-registration. Everyone will enjoy shopping all day throughout Geneseo, finding just the right gift for everyone on your list. Children’s activities fill the afternoon with special crafts, face painting, writing letters to Santa, and much more. Take a load off at one of our local restaurants or breweries. Join us at Central Theater for the traditional viewing of “White Christmas”. As... Read More

Quad-Cities Soars To Sixth Worst Covid Hot Spot In The United States

November 17th, 2020
Quad-Cities Soars To Sixth Worst Covid Hot Spot In The United States

The Quad-Cities has rocketed up to SIXTH among the top 10 worst covid outbreak spots in the nation, according to data from the CDC, the New York Times reported today. According to the data, the Illinois/Iowa Quad-Cities is now inside the top ten most rapidly spiking hot spots nationwide for a second week in a row, roaring from number 13 to number 7 to number 6 in just two weeks. The rising number of Quad-Cities covid-19 cases have put it consistently among in the top 10 worst covid hot spots in the United States over the past month, with other Iowa communities in the top 10. Iowa continues to be... Read More

BREAKING: New Covid Rules Strike Iowa At Midnight: All Sports, Bars, Gatherings Impacted, Many Canceled

November 16th, 2020
BREAKING: New Covid Rules Strike Iowa At Midnight: All Sports, Bars, Gatherings Impacted, Many Canceled

BREAKING NEWS: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds just announced sweeping new rules to mitigate the spread of covid-19 in Iowa taking place at midnight which will impact all state bars and gathering places, eliminate all sporting events under high school age, and severely limit the number of people able to gather together. In a press conference shortly after 6 p.m. tonight, Reynolds said that starting at midnight tonight, the following mitigation rules will be in effect: When in an indoor public space and unable to socially distance, masks are required to be worn by all, and masks will be required to be... Read More

Explore ‘Davenport’s Darker Side’ At German American Heritage Center

October 24th, 2020
Explore 'Davenport's Darker Side' At German American Heritage Center

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum online on Sunday Oct 25 at 2 p.m. for “Haunted History: Davenport’s Darker Side,” presented by GAHC staff live on Zoom. This presentation will include local ghost stories, mysteries, murders, and more! RSVP and receive a link by reserving a ticket on Eventbrite.com or calling (563) 322-8844. This event is free. Donations are always appreciated. Stay tuned to QuadCities.com, your site for fun, free, local entertainment for upcoming events in our weekly column, FUN10, every Sunday! #Fun10QC  Read More