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Recycle the Runway Reclaiming Purpose in a Throwaway World

April 15th, 2019

Recycle the Runway 2019 is back and better than ever! Dress for Success Quad Cities presents Recycle the Runway 2019, which takes place on Thursday Apr 18 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Welcoming back Royal Neighbors of America and welcoming aboard Exelon Generation Quad Cities Station as co-sponsors, Recycle the Runway is a one-of-a-kind experience where a juried selection of 10 local designers showcase runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing and accessories generously donated to Dress for Success Quad Cities but deemed not quite workplace... Read More

Recycle the Runway Reclaiming Purpose in a Throwaway World

March 30th, 2019

Recycle the Runway 2019 is back and better than ever! Dress for Success Quad Cities presents Recycle the Runway 2019, which takes place on Thursday Apr 18 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Welcoming back Royal Neighbors of America and welcoming aboard Exelon Generation Quad Cities Station as co-sponsors, Recycle the Runway is a one-of-a-kind experience where a juried selection of 10 local designers showcase runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing and accessories generously donated to Dress for Success Quad Cities but deemed not quite workplace... Read More

Connect with Your Inner Psychic at this Expo!

November 14th, 2018

Do ghosts, the paranormal or psychics intrigue you? Then you will not want to miss this one of a kind expo! The 5th Annual Quad Cities Psychic and Paranormal Expo will be happening this Saturday Nov 17 (from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday Nov 18 (from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St. Davenport). With an admission cost of only $5, you will have access to over 60 vendors offering merchandise, doing readings, providing treatments and much more. There will also be presentations and speakers throughout the day at no extra charge. Daniel Klaes, representing the infamous Haunted Hinsdale... Read More

Festival Of Trees Sprouting Up Again!

November 14th, 2018

It’s Festival of Trees time again! The 2018 KWIK STAR FESTIVAL OF TREES, benefiting Quad City Arts, is sprouting up November 15-25, 2018. General Admission opens Saturday, November 17 at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport. This year’s theme is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the 33rd annual gig featuring a spectacular display of over 150 designer trees, rooms, wreaths, fireplace mantles, gingerbread creations and other holiday gift shop items that are all sold to raise money for Quad City Arts, a local non-profit arts organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in... Read More

Find Your Holiday Spirit at the Festival of Trees!

November 13th, 2018

Nothing kicks off the holiday season in the Quad Cities more festively than the Festival of Trees! This amazing annual tradition since 1986, held at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St Davenport), will commence festivities on Thursday Nov 15. There will be something to enjoy for the entire family between the art galleries, Bo the Bear, the decorated trees and much more!   Here is a full list of the Special Events at the Festival of Trees 2018:   Thursday Nov 15             9 a.m. – 12 p.m.                            RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) A... Read More

Go Red for Women Celebrates 15 Years!

October 29th, 2018

In the United States, 1 in 4 women will die from heart disease. Fifteen years ago, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign was born to raise awareness among women about their great health threat – heart disease. The Go Red for Women luncheon continues to serve as the cornerstone event of the Go Red for Women movement in local communities, including the Quad Cities. The 15th Annual Quad Cities Go Red for Women Luncheon is happening this Thursday Nov 1 from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St. Davenport). Join over 300 of the Quad Cities’ most influential... Read More

Festival Of Trees Sprouting Up Again!

October 15th, 2018

It’s Festival of Trees time again! The 2018 KWIK STAR FESTIVAL OF TREES, benefiting Quad City Arts, is sprouting up November 15-25, 2018. General Admission opens Saturday, November 17 at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport. This year’s theme is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the 33rd annual gig featuring a spectacular display of over 150 designer trees, rooms, wreaths, fireplace mantles, gingerbread creations and other holiday gift shop items that are all sold to raise money for Quad City Arts, a local non-profit arts organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in... Read More

Go Red for Women Celebrates 15 Years!

September 25th, 2018

In the United States, 1 in 3 women will die from heart disease. Fifteen years ago, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign was born to raise awareness among women about their great health threat – heart disease. The Go Red for Women luncheon continues to serve as the cornerstone event of the Go Red for Women movement in local communities, including the Quad Cities. The 15th Annual Quad Cities Go Red for Women Luncheon is happening on Thursday Nov 1 from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd St. Davenport). Join over 300 of the Quad Cities’ most influential... Read More

Anime-Zing Was Fun, If Somewhat Frustrating

August 13th, 2018

After work on Friday the 13th I drove over to the River Center to pick up my badge and see some friends that were at the convention. I made a quick peek at the dealer’s room to see if what, if any, manga and anime dealers were at the convention this year. They did have a couple, so I looked through their wears and did find a couple series I was looking for. There was the complete series of Kat and Mouse, a Tokyopop original ‘manga’, in that it’s drawn in a vaguely manga style and was published by a company mostly know for publishing manga. My main interest in it was the... Read More

QC Arts Chalking Up New Creative Project

July 10th, 2018

Quad City Arts will present its 2nd annual Chalk Art FEST in downtown Davenport, Saturday, August 25, and Sunday, August 26.  Artists will take to the streets transforming the plain cement pavement into magnificent works of art.  Part of downtown Davenport’s Alternating Currents Festival, https://www.alternatingcurrentsqc.com/, this event will feature live music, food vendors, film screenings, comedians, as well as the opportunity to shop for some unique vintage and hand-made goods at the OMG BeckyFest, taking place across the street in the RiverCenter park.   The Chalk Art FEST is a... Read More

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