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Sean Leary Soccer Camp Canceled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 16th, 2020

The first annual Sean Leary Pre-Season Soccer Camp, originally due to run March 14-April 11, has been canceled due to concerns about the coronavirus. Illinois Youth Soccer Association has canceled all events and issued a mandatory cancellation order for events up through April 15 for all clubs in the state, and the camp is following that order. The decision was made not only out of concern for children attending the camp, but for their grandparents and younger siblings who are the most vulnerable to exposure to the virus, as well as parents and coaches. The camp may be held this summer. More information... Read More

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Performance Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 15th, 2020

Due to circumstances beyond their control, regarding concerns about the coronavirus, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton performance originally scheduled for Monday at Rock Island Public Library has been postponed. The new date is not available at this time. Please watch for an announcement at a later time. Library officials appreciate your patience with this rapidly changing situation.  Read More

Rock Island Library Reviewing All Programming For Potential Postponement

March 15th, 2020

The Rock Island Library is reviewing all library programming for the next two to three weeks and expect to make an announcement after Tuesday’s board meeting in regard to postponement or cancellation. If you are registered for a program, you will receive an automatic email from our online registration system if it is cancelled. If the program does not require registration, watch for email updates from us. We also recommend checking our online calendar. Please stay tuned for updates by email and social media. Older adults and those with chronic illnesses are more at risk for COVID-19... Read More

EMSSC Postpones All Soccer Practices And Activities

March 15th, 2020

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club has postponed all soccer practices and related team activities for rec and travel soccer teams due to considerations over the coronavirus. According to an e-mail from the club: Due to Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) guidelines, we will not be able to start our spring season at its desired time.  As of now we will not have practices starting until after March 31st.  We will keep everyone up to date as we learn more. Keep an eye on www.quadcities.com for more information as it develops.  Read More

Family Museum Limiting Number Of Guests Over Coronavirus Concerns

March 15th, 2020

Beginning today, the Family Museum is limiting guests to 250 people at a time until further notice.  In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations, the museum is limiting the number of people to help the prevention and spread of the COVID-19 virus. In addition, if you or any member of your family are experiencing the following symptoms, they ask that you do not visit the Family Museum: ·  Fever ·  Cough ·  Shortness of Breath The Museum appreciates your understanding in this volatile time.  They strive to be a responsible organization to their visitors,... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Postpones Chocolate Experience

March 14th, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center announces Chocolate Experience on Sunday, March 15, 2020 has been postponed due to concerns about COVID-19. The Center intends to reschedule the popular chocolate tasting event and all ticket purchases will be honored at a later date. Admission to the gardens will be waived for Chocolate Experience ticket holders this Sunday, March 15, 11 AM – 4 PM. There will be no chocolate activities. The Rock Island County Health Department was consulted and encouraged the Botanical Center to postpone the event due to the expected large crowds and the close contact activities... Read More

Family Museum Cancels All Large-Scale Events Through April

March 14th, 2020

Bettendorf’s Family Museum has canceled all large-scale events through the month of April, including next week’s Spring Break events. The Museum will remain open to the public. Classes, field trips, and drop-ins will continue. The museum’s statement notes: “Please be assured that our daily cleaning practices follow the industry standards for public places, including daily disinfection of common area surfaces and routine clean up and sanitation sweeps throughout the day.  Hand sanitizer has always been available for visitor use. Guest and Member reminders: ·  Please do... Read More

Tonight’s Darci Lynne Farmer Show At Adler Postponed

March 14th, 2020

Tonight’s Darci Lynne Farmer performance at the Adler Theatre has been postponed.  Please look for an announcement soon regarding a rescheduled date. The tour released the following information today: Due to the current global health crisis, as well as travel and performance restrictions, the following dates on Darci Lynne Farmer’s Fresh Out of the Box Tour have been postponed with rescheduled dates to be announced shortly: March 14, 2020                Davenport, IA March 15, 2020                Rockford, IL March 28, 2020               ... Read More

Alice Cooper Show At Adler Postponed Due To Coronavirus

March 14th, 2020

Alice Cooper is regretfully postponing his Spring 2020 headline North American tour, which includes a show at the Adler Theatre on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The tour is being rescheduled for Fall 2020 and the itinerary will be announced as soon as possible.  Fans are encouraged to hold onto their tickets at this time, as they will be honored for the rescheduled date. Due to the current concerns regarding COVID-19, the health and safety of our fans, local venue staff, as well as the health and safety of our band and crew is of utmost priority. Information regarding previously purchased... Read More

Rock Island Library Statement On Coronavirus

March 14th, 2020

The Rock Island Public Library has issued a statement on the coronavirus and its potential impact on customers and patrons. The library’s comments are as follows: As a library, we are monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation nationally, within the Quad Cities, and within our greater library service region. Our interest is to continue serving your library needs while maintaining the safety and health of our staff and public. We are receiving a great deal of guidance from our library system and the State Library. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and we will update staff and patrons... Read More