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Have A Happy And SAFE Fourth Of July By Following Smart Fireworks Precautions

July 2nd, 2021
Have A Happy And SAFE Fourth Of July By Following Smart Fireworks Precautions

It’s Independence Day weekend, and as such, as you may have heard — literally — people will be lighting off a lot of fireworks! We at QuadCities.com encourage everyone to celebrate in a fun and safe manner, and to emerge from this weekend with all of your fingers and toes intact. We asked our friends at Genesis Health Center about last year’s numbers in regard to injuries, and they noted that they saw more folks coming in with accidents. “Last year 2020, Genesis Medical Center-Davenport saw we had an increase of firework injuries as compared to the last few years with... Read More

Red, White And Boom Returns To Rock Island And Davenport Saturday!

June 30th, 2021
Red, White And Boom Returns To Rock Island And Davenport Saturday!

The annual bi-state Red, White and Boom event in downtown Davenport and Rock Island returns on July 3, 2021. Activities start at 5 p.m. in Rock Island, 6 p.m. in Davenport and at 9:30 p.m., fireworks will be shot, in sync to music broadcast on 97X, from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River. Spectators can watch from free viewing areas along the Davenport riverfront including LeClaire Park, Freight House Farmers Market parking lot, the new Quinlan Court and Bechtel Park, or from Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island. Bring your own lawn chair. FAMILY ACTIVITES There will... Read More

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in East Moline!

September 14th, 2019
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in East Moline!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day at the East Moline Mexico’s Independence Day Fiesta and Parade! The parade starts at 12 p.m. and the fiesta begins at 2 p.m., at Runner’s Park (742 15th Avenue East Moline) on Sunday Sep 15. LULAC 5285 and the Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico are hosting the fiesta princess contest with QCBF performing later in the evening! There will also be DJ Guerrero and other entertainment throughout the day. Interested in being a vendor or in the parade?  For more information and registration forms, visit: http://bit.ly/EMoFiestaParade. Come... Read More

Celebrate Independence at the Genesis Firecracker Run!

July 1st, 2019
Celebrate Independence at the Genesis Firecracker Run!

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without getting your day started at the Genesis Firecracker Run! The 37th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run is happening Thursday Jul 4 in downtown East Moline. The day includes The TBK Mile, Kiddie Run, Guns ‘N’ Hoses, Aquent Hospital Bed Races, 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run, the brand-new Red Dress Division and even a Post-Race Party! The 5K and 10K races will begin at 7:30 a.m. downtown East Moline, at 8th Street and 15th Avenue. The Kiddie Run begins at 8:45 a.m. (for kids 8 and under) and the TBK Mile will commence at 9:15 a.m. Awards ceremony will follow at 9:30... Read More