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Need To Be Mindful Of Your Mental Health? Check Out This Program With Midwest Writing Center

March 13th, 2021
Need To Be Mindful Of Your Mental Health? Check Out This Program With Midwest Writing Center

Journaling for Mental Health, presented by NAMI and the Midwest Writing Center, will be presented Monday, March 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. CST Online, via private Zoom meeting Cost is $10 suggested donation (split between NAMI and MWC); free For more information, please visit: http://www.mwcqc.org/nami-mwc-mental-health-journal-workshop/ Maintaining our mental health is as important as taking care of our physical health; this has perhaps never been more true than it has been during the pandemic. Writing, specifically journal writing, is one way to nurture your mental health while expressing yourself.... Read More

Teen Mental Health: NAMI Presents “Ending the Silence for Students” Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

February 20th, 2021
Teen Mental Health: NAMI Presents “Ending the Silence for Students” Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

Join Teen Librarian Amber and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Monday, February 22nd at 6:30 pm for an online presentation designed for middle and high school students that includes warning signs, facts and statistics, and how to get help for themselves or a friend. Research has shown that NAMI’s “Ending the Silence for Students” is effective in changing middle and high school students’ knowledge and attitudes toward mental health conditions and toward seeking help. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: http://bit.ly/dpl-endingthesilence Keep... Read More

“Life is Beautiful” Goes Virtual to Raise Money for Mental Health

August 13th, 2020
“Life is Beautiful” Goes Virtual to Raise Money for Mental Health

The “Life is Beautiful” fundraising event is back this weekend for its third year, with a “Quaran-Tune” twist. A three-night live stream from Bishop Hill Creative Commons, a visual and performing arts cooperative in Bishop Hill, is being made possible by Heartland Connections. Concert organizer Joe Lee of Moline moved the event from in-person to live stream to meet evolving pandemic trends.   “Because of Covid, especially with the rise in cases, we thought this would be a good idea to do a live stream, to draw people together,” he said recently.   In its first two years,... Read More

Life is Beautiful with Quaran-Tunes

August 13th, 2020
Life is Beautiful with Quaran-Tunes

The Life is Beautiful event is back for its third year with a decidedly “Quaran-Tune” twist. A three-night live stream event from Bishop Hill Creative Commons, a visual and performing arts cooperative is made possible by Heartland Connections this Friday Aug 14 through Sunday Aug 16. Concert organizer Joe Lee offers a blend of alternative, rock and blue grass — all to help raise funds for mental health education and support programs. Attend for free, appreciate and donate at www.namigmv.org/donate/   LIVE STREAM LOCATIONS Heartland Connections Facebook – www.facebook.com/HeartlandConnections NAMI... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 9th: Hot Air Balloons, Floatzilla, Live Music and MORE!

August 9th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 9th: Hot Air Balloons, Floatzilla, Live 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