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Rock Island Public Library Offers Homebound Resources Program

September 23rd, 2020

The Rock Island Public Library recently introduced a Homebound Resources service to deliver library materials to Rock Island and Milan residents who are temporarily or permanently homebound. “Though we’ve always allowed patrons to designate an official representative to pick up and return materials for them, that’s sometimes not convenient or even possible,” said Victoria Schoess, Director of Circulation Services for the Rock Island Public Library. “We created the Homebound Resources service to deliver materials to those who don’t have a representative and can’t get out.”  Homebound... Read More

Fejervary Family Fun Day Focuses on Health

September 17th, 2020

Davenport Parks and Recreation Department will host another Fejervary Family Fun Day this Saturday Sep 19 from 12 – 5 p.m. at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport). This week’s theme is ‘Healthy Family Day’. Fejervary Family Fun Days will be Hands-Free. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will be a few modifications: No petting zoo. No bounce house. No face painting. Safety Information: Surfaces will be sanitized regularly as allowed. Public health officials remind you to : Stay home if you’re sick. Practice social distancing. Avoid touching surfaces. Wash your hands with... Read More

World War II in Iowa Explored in New Exhibit At Davenport’s German American Heritage Museum

September 14th, 2020

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, as Japan unconditionally surrendered to the Allies on Aug. 14, 1945. To commemorate the end of the global conflict (which killed 416,800 U.S. military), the German American Heritage Center in Davenport has a new exhibit – “Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State.” It explores how the war impacted Iowa. With this exhibit, the museum remembers and commemorates the period through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts. World War II cost the lives of 5,633 Iowa soldiers, as well as 18,601 from Illinois.... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 13th: Big Lebowski, Ballet, Tacos and MORE!

September 13th, 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. 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

2nd Annual Monarch Festival

September 10th, 2020

Join the Wapsi River Center staff for the 2nd Annual Monarch Festival this Saturday Sep 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center (31555 52nd Avenue Dixon). This day long festival will include activities for the kids, such as butterfly crafts, seed balls, a photo booth and education stations. Three Box Lunch options will be available for $5 and include a sandwich, pickle spear, chips and a cookie. The sandwich options include Turkey & Cheddar, Roast Beef & Provolone, or Italian. There will be monarch presentations at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. A... Read More

Kick-Off Summer at Fejervary Family Fun Day

June 18th, 2020

Come rediscover Davenport Parks and Recreation’s Mother Goose Land at Fejervary Learning Center (1800 W 12th Street Davenport) this Saturday Jun 20 from 12 – 5 p.m. for Fejervary Family Fun Days’ Kick-Off to Summer! Come enjoy family activities, nature crafts, and more! For free! Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will be no petting zoo, bounce house or face painting. Public health officials remind you to : Stay home if you’re sick. Practice social distancing. Avoid touching surfaces. Wash your hands with soap and water and / or use hand sanitizer frequently. For more information,... Read More

Trolls World Tour Digitally Released this Friday!

April 8th, 2020

DreamWorks’ Trolls World Tour, which was originally set to open in theaters on Apr 10, will now be released digitally on the same day! Trolls World Tour will be available to rent on all major entertainment sites, including Prime Video, Apple TV, xfinity, Vudu, Google Play, Fandango NOW and YouTube. You can pre-order now at https://www.universalpictures.com/movies/trolls-world-tour/watch-now. Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit: Trolls World Tour. In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they’ve known before,... Read More

Disney Pixar’s Onward to Be Released Digitally Tonight!

March 20th, 2020

While movie theaters across the country have closed their doors due to the COVID-19 outbreak, your family can still enjoy a ‘Night at the Movies’ at home! Disney just announced they will release their latest creation with Pixar, Onward, to viewers tonight! Onward will be available the evening of Friday Mar 20 on Fandango Now for just $19.99 (options of 4K UHD, HD and SD). In addition, the newest Disney masterpiece is scheduled to stream on Disney+ Apr 3. Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest... 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

Penguin Parade Waddles Into Botanical Center

January 16th, 2020

Go on a Penguin Parade at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Jan 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Penguin Parade is a family read-in at the Botanical Center in partnership with the Rock Island Public Library. Read with your family, do a penguin scavenger hunt, try the penguin obstacle course, do crafts and receive free giveaway items while supplies last. Admission is free during the event and no RSVP is required. For more information, visit https://www.qcgardens.com/.  Read More

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