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QCScene Cooling Off at Water Gun Fun Run!

June 29th, 2019

Is there any better way to have fun, while cooling off, on a hot Saturday morning than a Water Gun Fun Run?! No, there isn’t! QCScene joined the fun at the brand-new event from the Moline Parks and Recreation Department, Water Gun Fun Run, Saturday Jun 29 at Riverside Park (3300 5th Avenue Moline). Kids from the community, ages 2-12, participated in some water fun this morning! The Toddler Dash (ages 2-4) included an obstacle course, along with the BIG sprinkler! The Water Gun Fun Run ½-mile and 1-mile looped around the Riverside Aquatic Center and included a downhill slip ‘n slide, water... Read More

Rainbow Rises Over Quad-Cities With Q-C Pride Week

June 26th, 2019

A colorful rainbow of activities and fun has risen over the Quad-Cities during Q-C Pride Week! The panorama of events kicked off last Saturday with the Q-C Pride Parade, and continues on through the week with the Pink Squirrel Pub Crawl Wednesday and Thursday night in downtown Davenport and Rock Island. For more information, check out QuadCities.com, as we are once again a proud sponsor of Q-C Pride Week!    Read More

QCScene at Moline’s Youth Fishing Challenge

June 8th, 2019

It was a beautiful Saturday morning in the Quad Cities! The perfect weather for a Youth Fishing Challenge! Moline Parks and Recreation Department held their highly anticipated Youth Fishing Challenge today, Saturday Jun 8, at the Riverside Lagoon in Riverside Park (3300 5th Avenue Moline). Moline residents ages 5-12 and their families came together for some friendly competition with their fishing poles and tackle boxes! Participants were allowed to fish from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Prizes were awarded for Biggest Catch, Most Fish Caught and Farthest Cast for ages 5-8 and 9-12. Moline Parks and Recreation... Read More

Young Artists Rock Figge Through May!

April 22nd, 2019

The Figge Museum in Davenport continues to feature the works of young artists from Illinois grade schools through May 5! Check out some of the imaginative and colorful works from artists ages 5-12 alongside vintage classics on the walls of the Figge!        Read More

Bon Iver Enchanted Rust Belt Crowd

April 11th, 2019

Bon Iver mesmerized a capacity crowd at the Rust Belt in East Moline last Saturday with two hours of magnificent music, ending with the act’s hit “Skinny Love” and a long-lasting  ovation well deserved.    Read More

KISS night at the Q-C Storm!

March 14th, 2019

Over 4,000 rock and rolled all night as the Q-C Storm rewarded them with a big victory on KISS night! Fans got to celebrate with the rock hits of their favorite band and break the record for most people wearing KISS masks at an arena! They also bid on various KISS items and jerseys and to date the Storm have raised over $30,000 for the USO with their efforts in conjunction with the band. It was a great night to rock the TaxSlayer Center!    Read More

Young Artists At The Figge!

February 22nd, 2019

The Young Artists Exhibit is running at Davenport’s Figge Museum through the end of March, and QC Scene went to check out some of the awesome artworks by area students on display on the second floor of the museum. Lots of amazing work, excellent creations and cool imagination is on display! Make sure to check it out!    Read More

SUSTO Headlines Awesome 2 Day Codfish Fest

August 13th, 2018

The SUSTO: Fine 2 Day Fest took over Codfish Hollow Barnstormers Friday and Saturday night, featuring music from SUSTO, The Artisanals, Crab Claw, Babe Club and Human Resources. Hundreds of folks roamed the grounds and partook in the cool vibe and awesome tunes while enjoying the beautiful weather, and QC Scene was on the scene having a great time and taking pics for your viewing pleasure. Check out www.codfishhollowbarnstormers.com for future shows and more info!    Read More

Bix 7 Runners Looking Good!

July 28th, 2018

In 1975, there were only 84 participants. Only 3 were women. The Bix 7 has come a long way since its inception. After participating in the 1974 Boston Marathon, John Hudetz (Bettendorf) and a few of his friends decided to bring a bit of the ‘running craze’ home to the Quad Cities. They created the Cornbelt Running Club. This group of friends saw a future in the sport of running and started the plans to bring a race worthy of Boston Marathon standards to the Quad Cities. The decision to make this run a 7-mile race was an extremely unique idea. The first Bix 7 was not an easy-going accomplishment.... Read More

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