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Peaceful Protests To Raise Awareness Fill Davenport’s VanderVeer Park

June 5th, 2020

Davenport’s VanderVeer Park hosted a peaceful gathering of hundreds of Quad-Citians to raise awareness for the Black Lives Matter movement and civil justice on Thursday evening. QuadCities.com staffer David Hartley was there and snapped some pics of the event for Q-C Scene!  Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Getting Ready To Re-Open To The Public

June 4th, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center is in bloom again! The Center has announced announce opening days for members and the public. Members only are invited to visit the gardens starting on Saturday, June 6. Members only may visit June 6-14. Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm. Members and the general public are invited to the gardens starting June 17. The gardens will not be open to any guests Monday or Tuesday starting June 15. Hours are Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm. All guests are highly encouraged to purchase same day tickets online to help the Botanical... Read More

Rock Island Parks And Recreation Rolls Out Reopening Plans

May 24th, 2020

As we approach Phase 3 – Recovery in the State plan to Restore Illinois, the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is making plans in accordance with the Governor’s guidelines. Phase 3 is tentatively scheduled to begin May 29th. If Phase 3 is put in place, the Department will begin modified programming for groups up to 10. The following sports activities will be offered: mini youth sports skills outdoor camps including basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, xc/running, pickle ball, tennis and golf. All programs will be limited to small groups and have safety guidelines in place. Registration... Read More

Dig On This Cat, The Channel Cat

June 8th, 2017

It’s officially time to jump aboard Quad Cities’ own Channel Cat Water Taxi! Whether you are looking for transportation across the Mighty Mississippi or recreational relaxation, the Channel Cat is the way to go! The Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLINK) proudly provides three seasonal open-air boats for a passenger ferry service like none other! The Channel Cat Water Taxis have four landing locations throughout the Quad Cities in both Iowa and Illinois. Those docks can be found at Riverbend Commons (2951 River Drive Moline), Isle of Capri Casino (17th St and Isle... Read More