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Red, White & BOOM Will Explode Throughout the Quad Cities!

June 29th, 2019

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, is happening on Wednesday Jul 3 from 5-10 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Iowa or Illinois, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment.   Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St. Davenport) offers a flurry of activities inside the ball park! Including: bounce houses (1st Baseline Party Plaza), kids activities, live music, an Oath... Read More

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Making Stop in Quad Cities!

December 1st, 2018

Beginning in Montreal, two trains will make a festive journey, travelling through both the U.S. and Canada to bring holiday cheer to 164 communities along the Canadian Pacific network. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will make a stop at the corner of Western Avenue and West River Drive in Davenport (near Modern Woodmen Park) on Tuesday Dec 4! According to the US Holiday Train Schedule on Canadian Pacific’s website, the train is scheduled to arrive in Davenport at 1:45 p.m. From 2 – 2:30 p.m. the train will remain stopped and will provide a magically holiday-filled performance for all in... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull’s Run with the Bull 5K Rescheduled!

October 12th, 2018

QC United and Pete the Purple Bull’s Kindness Rocks campaign is in full swing! The Run with the Bull 5K and Youth Relays scheduled for this Saturday Oct 13 have been cancelled. Due to the unfortunate Midwest weather we have been experiencing, the original race route is currently being taken over by the Mighty Mississippi. The good news? The race has been rescheduled! The rescheduled race date is Saturday Nov 17 at 9 a.m. Thanks to the wonderful people at Arconic, the new route will be located near Arconic and the bike path (265 Bellingham Road Riverdale). Participants will be treated to Burritos... Read More

Celebrate Independence with Red, White and Boom!

July 2nd, 2018

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, is happening this Tuesday Jul 3 from 5-10 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Iowa or Illinois, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment. Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St. Davenport) will be bursting with family-friendly activities, beginning at 5 p.m. Enjoy bounce houses (1st Baseline Party Plaza), kids activities, live music,... Read More

Have A Heart! Take The Heart Walk

May 16th, 2018

Get healthy for good at the Quad Cities Heart Walk this weekend! Help build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and strokes this Saturday May 19 at the 2018 Quad Cities Heart Walk at Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St Davenport). The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with Opening Ceremonies beginning at 9 a.m. The walk (1 or 3 miles) goes from 9:30 – 11 a.m. To join in on the fun, you can start a team, join a team or participate as an individual. Go to http://www2.heart.org/site/PageServer?pagename=heartwalk_register&fr_id=3160 to register, today! For more information, including... Read More

Village Offers Fire Muster And Lights And Sirens Parade

September 28th, 2017

Are you looking for a free family-friendly event with an important message, this weekend? Then you need to head to the Village of East Davenport! On Sunday Oct 1 the International Fire Museum and Village of East Davenport are hosting their 4th Annual Fire Muster and Lights and Sirens Parade! The Lights and Sirens Parade will begin at Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St Davenport) at 11:30 a.m. and will proceed to the Village of East Davenport, arriving around noon. After the parade, from 12-4 p.m. the festivities will continue in the Village of East Davenport. Sparky the fire dog will be mingling... Read More

Celebrate The Holiday With Red, White And Boom!

July 1st, 2017

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, will be held on Monday July 3 from 5-11 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Rock Island or Davenport, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment. The Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport will have free bounce houses for the kids, a scavenger hunt, face painting, crafts, live music and more! LeClaire Park in Davenport will have musical entertainment,... Read More

Baseball Hall of Fame Exhibit Is A Home Run

July 6th, 2016

With one-of-a-kind memorabilia and content from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. and a cool interactive component and feel, the Hall of Fame Tour at Modern Woodmen Park hit a home run with me and my son when we went to see it this week. The exhibit is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot adjacent to Modern Woodmen Park. Tickets are $29 for adults, $25 for 60-over and military, $20 for students 11-over and $13 for kids 4-10. Sean Leary and his son Jackson enjoyed checking out the Hall of Fame exhibit in Davenport. When... Read More

Red White and Boom Explodes Across The River This Weekend

June 30th, 2016

The Quad-Cities explodes across the Mississippi River with one heck of a party planned for America’s birthday – Red, White and Boom. The free annual festival spans the Iowa and Illinois riverfronts with events at Davenport’s LeClaire Park and Modern Woodmen Park and Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park on Sunday, July 3. More than 45,000 pounds of explosives will be sent shrieking into the air to explode in fiery glory over the Mississippi River by a pair of battling barges, the Major League Baseball association will debut the Baseball Hall of Fame Tour in Davenport at 10 a.m. July 3 and military-themed... Read More

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