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Baby It’s Chili Outside… Saturday at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport!

January 28th, 2021
Baby It's Chili Outside... Saturday at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport!

You can get some hot chili, or cook up your own batch to compete, for a good cause with the annual Hand In Hand Chili Cook Off, going on 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds! This year’s Chili Cook-Off is going to look a bit different! Drive up to the Fair Center at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday, January 30, to pick up your chili samples from our many chili teams then hop online to vote, bid on silent auction items. Be sure to tune into our Facebook page to see the winners! Don’t forget to purchase $5 and $20 raffle tickets from Hand in Hand or... Read More

Rock Star Bingo Rockin’ Tangled Wood Tonight

January 13th, 2021
Rock Star Bingo Rockin' Tangled Wood Tonight

It’s Wednesday. And that means it’s time to rock out with rock star bingo! Think you know your music trivia? Time to test your skills! Think you know your music? If you know what song contains these lyrics, you would probably love Rock Star Bingo! “And she’s watching him with those eyes, And she’s loving him with that body, I just know it, Yeah ‘n’ he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night.” What is Rock Star Bingo? Just like “regular” bingo, but we replaced bingo numbers, like “B16”, with parts of songs. If you know the song title (no phones, devices or... Read More

Davenport’s Paradigm Gaming Center Holding Tabletop Game Night

December 26th, 2020
Davenport's Paradigm Gaming Center Holding Tabletop Game Night

They’re just not there for virtual games, they’re also there for games of a more tangible sort as well. Sundays are all tabletop at Paradigm Gaming Center, 320 E 2nd Street in Davenport. All Day play old school and new school Tabletop Games in our lounge. Bring in your own games or play from our collection. We’ll provide the snacke, drinks, and cleanup, you just come in and enjoy! This weekly event is free to participate and welcome to all!  Read More

Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

November 2nd, 2020
Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re once again giving you our NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! QuadCities.com proudly presents Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting glimpse into the entertainment... Read More

INTRODUCING… Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

October 1st, 2020
INTRODUCING... Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re debuting a NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! Today, QuadCities.com proudly presents the very first Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting... Read More

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

September 14th, 2020
World War II in Iowa Explored in New Exhibit At Davenport's German American Heritage Museum

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

Music in Motion at Family Museum

September 7th, 2020
Music in Motion at Family Museum

Looking for some morning fun with the littles this week? Join the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf) for Music in Motion this Wednesday Sep 9 from 9:15 – 10 a.m. Music and plenty of action will take place as little ones clap, hop, tiptoe, run and scoot through a variety of movements! This fun program always ends with some social playtime with soft gym equipment so little ones can learn to follow directions and take turns. Music in Motion is included with paid admission. Participants should sign up at the Welcome Desk. For more information, please visit https://familymuseum.org/calendar/event/music-in-motion/1441.   For... Read More

Fairytale STEM on Facebook Live

June 29th, 2020
Fairytale STEM on Facebook Live

Just because school is out, that doesn’t mean the fun and learning has to end! Throughout the month of July, the Davenport Public Library will be hosting Fairytale STEM on Facebook Live. The fun kicks off this Thursday Jul 2 from 2 – 2:30 p.m. and will continue every Thursday afternoon throughout the month of July. Every week, the DPL will read a different fairytale and then help your child(ren) complete a related STEM project on Facebook live. Supplies will be provided and can be picked up at the Eastern Avenue Branch Library (6000 Eastern Ave. Davenport). This program is best suited for children... Read More

Summer Music in Motion at Family Museum

June 29th, 2020
Summer Music in Motion at Family Museum

Looking for a little summer fun for your little ones? Summer Music in Motion kicks off at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf) this Wednesday Jul 1 at 9:15 a.m. and will continue every Wednesday morning throughout the month of July. Bring your little one and enjoy lots of music and plenty of action! Summer Music in Motion includes fun with clapping, hopping, tiptoeing, running and scooting through a variety of movements! This class is included with Family Museum general admission. Please sign up at the Welcome Desk when you arrive. For more information, please visit https://familymuseum.org/.   For... Read More

Kick-Off Summer at Fejervary Family Fun Day

June 18th, 2020
Kick-Off Summer at Fejervary Family Fun Day

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