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German American Heritage Center Hosting Reading Club

January 12th, 2022
German American Heritage Center Hosting Reading Club

Do you know someone between the ages of 10-14 who loves to read? Have them join the German American Heritage Center Reading Club throughout 2022! On the second Sunday of each month, students will be asked to meet -in person or via Zoom- to discuss that month’s selection, hear the perspective of others, and socialize with their peers. Meetings will last 1.5 hours and a light breakfast will be served. Discussions will be moderated by GAHC staff. Each month a selection will be offered on loan in physical copy. E-reader and audiobooks will also be available for students who may prefer to utilize... Read More

Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

June 29th, 2021
Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

Visit Quad Cities on Tuesday announced a new collaboration with local attractions for their new QC Family Pass. The pass provides a fun and interactive experience for visitors and Quad Citizens to spend time with family and friends. The QC Family Pass uses mobile-based code check-ins, discounts, special offers, and gamification to engage participants. Anyone can sign up for the free pass at www.qcfamilypass.com. As you visit attractions, you will access codes from each location to check and track your progress. Participants are entered into drawings for chances to win Visa Gift Cards and a Quad... Read More

New Davenport Museum Staffer Sitting Pretty in Pink at Dream Job

April 8th, 2021
New Davenport Museum Staffer Sitting Pretty in Pink at Dream Job

Erika Holshoe has traveled from one end of the U.S. to the other, and to Europe, to pursue her passions. The bubbly 25-year-old is now in her dream job as new assistant director of the German American Heritage Center and Museum, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. It marries her affection for her own family’s German heritage, German culture, language, and her love of museums. Holshoe has hustled since she began work here in January to conceive, research, assemble and install the latest GAHC exhibit – “Who? What? Wear? German Costume and Culture,” which opens Friday, April 9 and runs through Aug.... Read More

German Center in Davenport and Rozz-Tox in Rock Island Partner for New Film Series

March 31st, 2021
German Center in Davenport and Rozz-Tox in Rock Island Partner for New Film Series

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center and Rock Island’s Rozz-Tox are partnering for a new monthly German film series, on the first Friday each month at Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave.) To be streamed outside in the Rozz-Tox “Kinogarten” (German for “film garden”), the first flick is April 2 with “The Edukators” (2004), directed by Hans Weingartner, rated R. Each film is free and features English subtitles (no registration needed). The films will start at 8 p.m. or sundown, and to keep audiences safe, film streaming will be socially distanced and guests are required to wear a mask. Food... Read More

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Holding Dirksen Program Virtually

February 25th, 2021
Davenport's German American Heritage Center Holding Dirksen Program Virtually

Join the German American Heritage Center in Davenport February 28th at 2pm to learn about the life and legacy of German American Senator Everett Dirksen. Dirksen was an influential proponent of the Civil Rights Act of 1969 and cited his German heritage as his motivation to provide equal rights to all. This virtual presentation will be hosted live via Eventbrite. This event is free to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated. Reserve your tickets by clicking here or by calling GAHC at 563.322.8844.  Read More

Powerful Women, Poets, Pipers And More In This Week’s FUN10!

January 31st, 2021

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

German American Heritage Center Presenting Power Women Of Medieval Times Program

January 29th, 2021
German American Heritage Center Presenting Power Women Of Medieval Times Program

Join German American Heritage Center in Davenport for a new program Hildegard von Bingen: Power Woman of Medieval Times! Join GAHC on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 2 pm for “Hildegard von Bingen: Power Woman of Medieval Times” as we explore her life, work, and music. This presentation will be presented live over Zoom. This event is free to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated. Reserve your tickets by clicking here here or by calling GAHC at 563.322.8844.  Read More

From Toxic Blondes To Centaur Noirs, Here’s Your FUN10 For The Week!

January 17th, 2021
From Toxic Blondes To Centaur Noirs, Here's Your FUN10 For The Week!

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Looking For Cool Stuff To Do This Week? It’s FUN10 Up In The Area!

January 10th, 2021
Looking For Cool Stuff To Do This Week? It's FUN10 Up In The Area!

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

What’s Going On, Quad-Cities? Find Out In The FUN10!

January 3rd, 2021
What's Going On, Quad-Cities? Find Out In The FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More