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Floatzilla Attempting To Break A World Record

August 17th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to participate in an attempt to break a world record? Well here is your opportunity! Floatzilla 2017 will once again attempt to break the world record for Largest Flotilla of Man-Powered Crafts, this weekend! In addition, and for the first time, there will be an attempt to break the Largest Simultaneous Kayak Launch world record! And you can help! There are a few different ways one can register. You can go online and register at https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125950. You can also stop by the River Action office at 822 E River Drive, Davenport... Read More

Sunday in the Park Alive At Credit Island Park

July 15th, 2017

If you are looking for an entertaining and educational day at the park this weekend, then you won’t want to miss this event! River Action is hosting a Play Reading: Sunday in the Park Alive at Credit Island Park in Davenport this Sunday July 16 from 4-6 p.m. This play reading will be Chuck Oestreich’s brand-new play, “Sunday in the Park Alive,” which imagines the lives of the people behind the statues in Credit Island Park through a series of interconnected monologues. From a little girl to a visiting opera star to a businessman to a baker to a gambler to a fisherwoman to a... Read More

Take A Walk And Learn About The QCA

June 23rd, 2017

When naming the most distinctive qualities of the Quad Cities Area, the Mississippi River is usually at the top of the list. If you are from the area, you probably know the QCA is located at the only bend in the Mighty Mississippi where it flows from east to west. But there is so much more to learn about the historical aspect of the river. River Action is an organization that strives to foster the environmental, economic, and cultural vitality of the Mississippi River and its riverfront in the QCA. One way they are doing this is by offering Riverine Walks this summer. Riverine Walks explore the... Read More

Partnership Provides the Community with A Look At The River Through Artists’ Eyes

October 27th, 2016

Local artist Heidi Brandt is launching “Art Meets the River”, a 2017 calendar showcasing Quad City river art from 6 local artists. The project will benefit local non-profit River Action. An art exhibit featuring the calendar art will be held at the Bereskin Gallery located in Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd Street Davenport, from October 28th through November 12. An opening reception will be held at Bucktown’s Final Friday event, October 28th from 6 to 9 p.m. The second year of the project features six local artists and their different art forms to further showcase the talent in... Read More

Dads Are Invited To Ride The River With Families Sunday

June 16th, 2016

Fatherhood is a metaphorical journey of endless amazement and discovery, and for hundreds of area Dads it can be a key component of a literal odyssey as well during Sunday’s 32st Annual Ride the River. Dads and their families looking for a fun and active way to spend Father’s Day are invited to check out the event from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Beginning at the Quad City Times’ offices in downtown Davenport and traversing Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, Port Byron, Cordova, Hampton and Davenport, the 20-mile charity bicycle jaunt is expected to draw over 1,000 riders. New this year are... Read More

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