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Pete the Purple Bull’s Humane Race Racing In For Charity This Weekend

October 9th, 2020
Pete the Purple Bull’s Humane Race Racing In For Charity This Weekend

October is National Bully Prevention Month! Pete the Purple Bull and the City of Riverdale, Iowa together will host Pete’s 5K Humane Race to support bully prevention programs in QC schools this Saturday Oct 10 from 9 – 11 a.m. The race will be offered two ways: 1) Real-time with CDC Covid recommendations followed 2) Virtually, to allow runners/walkers more flexibility. Virtual entries can pick their own time and place to run their 5k race between 10/1 and 10/23/20. The in-person race will take place.on Saturday, October 10th, 2020, 9am, at Riverdale City Hall. The event is sponsored by... Read More

Looking For Some GOOD News, Quad-Cities? Check Out Our What’s The Good News For This Week!

October 8th, 2020
Looking For Some GOOD News, Quad-Cities? Check Out Our What's The Good News For This Week!

We’re falling into fall, and looking at some of the good news and positive things going on around the Quad-Cities, as we HAVE DONE (foreshadowing there) every month in What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities? Every month around this time, we’ve dropped this column on QuadCities.com and I appear on our media partner show, “Paula Sands Live” on KWQC-TV6 to give you a rundown of some of the cool things going on in and around the area. It’s all good news, all the time. AND… because this has been such a popular feature since it debuted three years ago, we’ve decided to give you... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 4th: Fall Foliage, Haunted Forests, Artoberfest and MORE!

October 4th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 4th: Fall Foliage, Haunted Forests, Artoberfest 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! It’s no secret that the entertainment industry has gone through quite the transformation over the past seven months. When we began this column at the beginning of March 2020, we foresaw sharing ten (of the numerous) exciting events going on in the Quad Cities area throughout the week. Just a few weeks after launching this new feature, we were all presented with a reality we never saw coming. One thing never changed, however. While the look and feel significantly altered, amazing... Read More

INTRODUCING… Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

October 1st, 2020
INTRODUCING... Your Month in Events for October 2020: Frightening Fun, Live Music, Chili Cook Off and MORE!

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re debuting a NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! Today, QuadCities.com proudly presents the very first Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull Keeping Citizens Safe Yet Again!

April 9th, 2020
Pete the Purple Bull Keeping Citizens Safe Yet Again!

Pete the Purple Bull, in partnership with Royal Neighbors Chapter 20046, wants to help Quad Citizens stay healthy and safe during this Covid-19 Pandemic! This afternoon, Thursday Apr 9, from 2 – 3 p.m. Pete the Purple Bull’s Team will be giving away FREE face scarfs! To receive yours, just drive into the parking lot of The Center (1411 Brady St. Davenport, IA) and you can receive a scarf without leaving your car. Each scarf is in a sealed plastic package. If you haven’t already, Pete would like everyone to please “Like” Pete the Purple Bull’s Kindness Rocks Campaign... Read More

Run with the Bull and Help Spread Kindness!

October 9th, 2019
Run with the Bull and Help Spread Kindness!

Are you ready to get your run on for a great cause, this weekend?! QC United’s 3rd Annual Run with the Bull 5k and Youth Relays takes place this Saturday Oct 12, with starting location at the Riverdale Fire Department (110 Manor Drive Riverdale) near Arconic. Run with the Bull 5k will begin at 9 a.m. and the Youth Relays at 10 a.m. Registration for the 5k is only $28 and includes a t-shirt, neck gator, goody bag and entry to Pete’s Post-Party featuring Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the City of Riverdale, beer and more! There are also group rate discounts for Cornbelt Running Club Members,... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull Celebrates National Bullying Prevention Month!

September 30th, 2019
Pete the Purple Bull Celebrates National Bullying Prevention Month!

Bullying is serious business. But thanks to QC United and Pete the Purple Bull, bullying prevention in schools and communities can be both effective and enjoyable! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull for some exciting events while celebrating National Bullying Prevention Month, throughout October! Show support and feel the power of kindness through the numerous events planned and sponsorships available throughout the coming months. While October is National Bullying Prevention Month, QC United is dedicated to assisting local youth fully access educational opportunities all year long. QC United... Read More

Pete’s Run with the Bull 5K Happening This Weekend!

November 14th, 2018
Pete’s Run with the Bull 5K Happening This Weekend!

Get your run on, this weekend! Pete’s Run with the Bull 5K, originally scheduled for Oct 13, is happening this Saturday Nov 17 at 9 a.m. The race will take place on the bike path near Arconic (265 Bellingham Road Riverdale), starting across from Brenny’s Motorcycle Shop. Participants will be treated to Burritos and Beer to enhance the positive vibe! Fleet Feet Sports will also offer each registered runner a “Buddies, not Bullies” coupon. Stop in the store (4257 Elmore Ave. Davenport) with a friend, and you BOTH get $15 OFF a footwear purchase or $10 OFF an apparel purchase. Hot chocolate... Read More

Pete’s Grand Plan – The Musical Provides Entertainment for All!

October 31st, 2018
Pete’s Grand Plan – The Musical Provides Entertainment for All!

Pete the Purple Bull is excited to announce the debut of his first original musical, Pete’s Grand Plan – an event filled with upbeat, lively music, dancing and laugh-out-loud scenes! Pete’s Grand Plan – The Musical debuts Saturday Nov 3 at the North High School Auditorium (626 W 53rd St. Davenport) at 2 p.m. Pete’s musical is based on Pete’s first children’s book entitled Pete’s Grand Plan. The book was written by Kim Riley-Quinn, a school social worker and private therapist and illustrated by local artist, Austin Robertson. Both the musical and the book... Read More

Help Prevent Bullying with a Margarita miX-uP!

October 15th, 2018
Help Prevent Bullying with a Margarita miX-uP!

Mexican food, margaritas and making a difference in the community? Oh my! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull this Thursday Oct 18 at 6 p.m. for a Margarita miX-uP at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)! Enjoy the best Mexican food the Quad Cities has to offer, while sipping on six different varieties of margaritas! Dance along the delicious Nacho and Dessert Bar with live music from Crooked Cactus. Take part in an adult-version Piñata Contest and vote for your favorite traditional taco and street taco. And so much more! Participating restaurants include: Acapulco Cafe, Azteca 1, El... Read More