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Get Into The Art Of Gardening

March 14th, 2018
Get Into The Art Of Gardening

Gardening season is right around the corner. Are you ready to start planning this year’s home garden? Whether you are a beginner or expert, this event will help you make the most out of the great outdoors this year! Muscatine Community College’s Continuing Education Department is again offering their popular Art of Gardening day-long seminar! Art of Gardening will take place on Saturday Mar 17 at MCC Strahan Hall (152 Colorado Street Muscatine). The Art of Gardening seminar is used to educate and inspire others to seek enjoyment and fulfillment through a variety of home gardening related topics... Read More

Fly Your Broom In For Harry Potter Trivia Night

February 7th, 2018
Fly Your Broom In For Harry Potter Trivia Night

Do you know your muggles from your quidditch? Can you hold your butter beer and your regular beer? Then you might want to ride your broom on in to Boonie’s, 214 Iowa Ave., for Harry Potter Trivia Night at 7 p.m. Friday. Muggles and wizards alike are invited to play Harry Potter Trivia and learn about the second annual Harry Potter festival slated for Friday and Saturday, May 18-19, 2018. General trivia night guidelines will be followed with a Harry Potter theme to the trivia. Teams of eight persons per table are welcome. The cost is $10 per person. Robes are encouraged, but optional. Trivia questions... Read More

Get A New Viewpoint on Muscatine

May 23rd, 2017
Get A New Viewpoint on Muscatine

Muscatine residents have been getting a different viewpoint on the issues that involve and engage them in a new community access show, Muscatine Viewpoint, which debuted Jan. 25 and runs at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays on public access television, channel 9 and digital channel 709. Viewpoint spotlights people of interest in the community from across a wide range of political, public and entertainment arenas. During its brief existence it’s delved into everything from the mayoral impeachment to perspectives on local sports to the Great River Days event to the constitutionality of traffic cameras. “We... Read More

Harry Potter Fest Magically Appears In Muscatine

April 27th, 2017
Harry Potter Fest Magically Appears In Muscatine

A new festival is magically appearing in Muscatine this weekend – the first annual Harry Potter Festival Saturday, April 29, in Muscatine. Patrons will be able to fly in on their brooms to enjoy quidditch tournaments, card games, tailgating, delicacies like butter beer and more at the free event beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Muscatine Community College, 152 Colorado Ave. on the Park Ave. Recreation Field (formerly Heinz Field). The MCC “Dementors” Intramurals Quidditch team is playing against the Augustana Quidditch team.  There will be a food vendor, along with a practice/demo area for kids... Read More

MCC Lip Sync Battle The Talk Of The Town This Week

December 7th, 2016
mcc mouth off

There are few times a professor will be asking for students or other faculty to “mouth off” to him, but Muscatine Community College teacher Chad Bishop is calling out to folks to make that happen as a part of the MCC Mouth OFF. The Mouth OFF is a televised Lip Sync Battle and Bishop is hoping he’ll round up people with enough cheek to use their cheeks to bring the hot air to make him seem like he’s full of hot air in regard to bragging about his lip synching skills. It’s being taped at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 8 and 9, at the TV production studios at Larson Hall on the MCC... Read More

Muscatine Film Fest Unspools This Week

November 2nd, 2016
Muscatine Film Fest QuadCities.com

The curtains are parting and it’s time to unspool the flicks at the fourth annual Muscatine Independent Film Festival, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 3-5 at the MIFF Theater at Muscatine Community College, Strahan Hall, 152 Colorado Ave. Short films from around the globe are featured. The award categories include Best Short Film, Best Iowa Short Film, Viewer’s Choice, Murder/Mayhem (The infamous M&M Award), Best Comedy, LuckLove Pictures Best Local Film, Best Music Video, and Best Student Filmmaker. “It’s great to have the event reaching its fourth year and continuing to grow and... Read More