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Reindeer Day Comes to Bettendorf December 3

November 27th, 2022
Reindeer Day Comes to Bettendorf December 3

Reindeer Day is back again this year to celebrate the season on December 3 at 12noon at The Family Museum! See a real live reindeer, make reindeer antlers in the Imagination Studio, play some reindeer games in the Great Hall, and enjoy a “Frozen” dance performance from the Family Museum Dance Company at 1:00 and 2:30. New this year: bring a new, unwrapped toy or book to be donated in the City of Bettendorf Pack-a-Police Car and Fire Truck event (located outside between the Family Museum and the Bettendorf Library), and you will receive $2 off your admission to the Museum! Learn more:... Read More

Anime Club Drawing Attention Tonight At Moline Public Library

October 19th, 2022
Anime Club Drawing Attention Tonight At Moline Public Library

Are you a fan of anime? Interested in drawing attention to your favorite art form? Are you in 5th – 8th grade? Want to learn more about Asian culture? Then stop by the Kids Anime Club at the Moline Public Library! A fun drop-in program where you don’t have to read the same thing everyone else is reading – just come to watch anime, do a fun craft and talk with your fellow anime fans! Held every 3rd Wednesday of the month in the Children’s Programming room! Learn more: ANIME CLUB  Read More

Karpele’s Celebrates 10 Years October 8

October 7th, 2022
Karpele’s Celebrates 10 Years October 8

Kapele’s Manuscript Library Museum opened up in October of 2012 and are planning a 10 year Anniversary party with a day of fun and festivities on October 8! The event will feature cake and ice cream, plenty of music and more! Enjoy the festivities and donate to the museum to help them ensure their longevity. The musical line up: 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Folk Singer Scott Arlan 7:00 – 8:00 pm – Local Broadway Musician Roger Carlson and Chris Mann 8:00 – 9:00 pm – Brooklyn Ed playing the Blues Come join in the music, the food, the fellowship, and continuing the legacy... Read More

“Riding the Rails to Hero Street” Screening September 21!

September 21st, 2022
“Riding the Rails to Hero Street” Screening September 21!

Join the Davenport Civil Rights Commission and the Davenport Public Library for a screening of the film “Riding the Rails to Hero Street” on Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30pm at the Davenport Public Library Branch on Fairmount Street. The film details the lives of Mexican American families that lived in Cook’s Point, Holy City, and on Hero Street. Let’s gather to make sure history is not forgotten and to honor the lives and legacies of the people who lived in these settlements. Hispanic contributions to the Quad Cities will be highlighted with a discussion after the movie. Learn... Read More

Spend An Evening with Michelle Zauner May 18

May 8th, 2022
Spend An Evening with Michelle Zauner May 18

Musician and author Michelle Zauner discusses her music career and her beloved bestseller Crying in H Mart on May 18 in Colona, Illinois. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year. Best known as a singer and guitarist who creates indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast, Grammy Award-nominated Zauner has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world. In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author. Zoom Event Attendee Registration Link: https://bit.ly/May18_MichelleZauner This... Read More

Hoover’s Presidential Library & Museum presents ‘Lou Henry Hoover: A Life of Adventure’ Presented by the Davenport Public Library

March 20th, 2021
Hoover's Presidential Library & Museum presents 'Lou Henry Hoover: A Life of Adventure' 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 series presented by members of the Hoover Family! Three of Herbert’s great-grandchildren will each present a special program. Join us for a special event in honor of First Lady Lou Henry Hoover’s birthday on March 29 at noon on Zoom. Leslie Hoover-Lauble, President Hoover’s great-granddaughter, and Hoover Library Archives Technician, Spencer Howard, will share stories and photos illustrating the amazing life of Lou Henry Hoover from an independent girl, to scientist and... Read More

Tales for Tots Online with Bettendorf Public Library

October 12th, 2020
Tales for Tots Online with Bettendorf Public Library

Looking for interactive entertainment for your little ones at home? Then join the Bettendorf Public Library with their Tales for Tots Online! Tales for Tots Online takes place Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. on the Bettendorf Public Library’s YouTube page. Children (birth to age three) and a caregiver are invited to attend these online sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more. Check out the playlist for Tales for Tots here. Follow the Bettendorf Public Library on Facebook for other fun at-home activities. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 17th: Art Contests, Couch Cabaret, Music and MORE!

May 17th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 17th: Art Contests, Couch Cabaret, Music and MORE!

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

Davenport Public Library Goes Virtual with Little Makers at Home

April 15th, 2020
Davenport Public Library Goes Virtual with Little Makers at Home

Looking for the cure for late afternoon boredom? Then join the Davenport Public Library on Facebook Live with Little Makers at Home! The popular Little Makers program has gone virtual and will now take place on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. on the Davenport Public Library’s Facebook page. Join Miss Christie for simple crafts you can make with things you probably already have around the house! Let’s get creative!   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

10 Fun Quad-Cities Things To Do Week of April 12th: Painting, Trivia, Music and MORE!

April 12th, 2020
10 Fun Quad-Cities Things To Do Week of April 12th: Painting, Trivia, Music and MORE!

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. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour – we’re focusing this week’s edition... Read More