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Hear Echoes from Riverside TODAY!

September 30th, 2023
Hear Echoes from Riverside TODAY!

Moline Parks and Recreation invites you to take a leisurely stroll back in time through historic Riverside Cemetery and visit with Moline’s early citizens, portrayed by local, costumed thespians. This year will focus on the pioneers in the original Moline Cemetery on 4th Avenue. All registrations collected from this event benefit the perpetual care fund to help sustain and support Moline’s two cemeteries (Riverside and Moline Memorial Park). This year’s program is dedicated to Rydur J. Newton, Owner of Moline Monument Company, (1969-2023). He was a wonderful friend to Moline Cemeteries... Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Live Webinar On ‘Iowa’s Communal Utopias’

May 19th, 2021
Davenport Public Library Hosting Live Webinar On 'Iowa's Communal Utopias'

The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! Join us Thursday, May 20th at 6:00 pm for “Iowa’s Communal Utopia’s” with Peter Hoehnle. To register, please visit http://bit.ly/dpl-thirdthursdaymay. This virtual presentation offers a sweeping overview of different attempts by Iowans to create their own form of utopia, beginning featuring the Iowa Pioneer Phalanx, Salburia, the Amana Colonies, the Icarian Communities, the Clydesdale Colony, Communia, and many more. This talk will provide some details about specific... Read More

3rd Thursday at Hoover’s: Heroism and Humanity Behind German Lines Presented by the Davenport Public Library

October 12th, 2020
3rd Thursday at Hoover's: Heroism and Humanity Behind German Lines Presented by the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! This event is part of the 3rd Thursdays at Hoover’s Presidential Library & Museum series. Join us Thursday, October 15th at 6:00 pm for “Heroism and Humanity Behind German Lines,” presented by historian and author Jeffrey B. Miller. To register, please visit here. Miller has written extensively on the WWI Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) and will share his insights into Herbert Hoover’s humanitarian efforts, delivering compelling portraits of young... Read More

Take a Journey Through Time at Prospect Park

October 4th, 2018
Take a Journey Through Time at Prospect Park

Take a step back in time this weekend while helping one of the Quad Cities’ earliest parks move forward. The Moline Parks and Recreation Department presents, Prospect Park Through Time, this Saturday Oct 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Prospect Park (Park 16th Street and 30th Avenue). This event will showcase a historic walking parade at 1 p.m. around the pond. Groups will be portraying the different generations the park has witnessed since 1891. To lead off the procession the Mayor of the day, John Wessell, will be commentating. Before and after the parade, enjoy classic cars, magicians and storytelling.... Read More