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German American Heritage Center Presents Program On Midwifery

July 25th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center on Sunday, July 26th at 2pm for Midwifery In Early Scott County, a virtual program presented by Kathryn Kuntz, Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Supervisor. Mid to late 19th century brought many families to eastern Iowa and Scott County. Growing families required expertise and skill of safely bringing infants into the world. In this presentation, we will explore how midwifery, one of many occupations, was brought with German immigrants to their new homeland. Midwifery was a commonplace occupation predominantly performed by women. We will learn about... Read More

Get Your Turkey Trot On This Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2019

Before you dig into your Thanksgiving feast, join the Scott County YMCA for their 31st Annual Turkey Trot!  There is a 1 mile, 5K, and 5-mile option. Packet Pick Up & Late Registration (at Davenport YMCA, 606 W 2nd Street) Wednesday, November 23rd – 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Thursday, November 24th – 6:30 – 8 AM   Schedule of Events 8:30 a.m.            1 Mile Family Fun Run 9 a.m.                 5K Run/Walk (with FREE Child Watch) 9:05 a.m.            5 Mile Run/Walk (with FREE Child Watch) 10 a.m.               Post-Race... Read More

It’s Time for A Dog’s Day Out!

June 27th, 2019

You and your dog are invited to the Humane Society of Scott County’s first ever Dog’s Day Out event! Make plans to attend Dog’s Day Out on Saturday Jun 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport). Visit with over 25 local pet related business and services, buy those summer must-haves for your pet, gather samples and coupons, enjoy live music by Karl Beatty Acoustic and food vendors and watch your pet make new friends along the way. This event is THE place to go to learn about businesses that have your pet in mind! This event is generously sponsored by Northwest... Read More

Scott County Kids Cast Your Lines at This Free Clinic!

June 7th, 2019

Hey Scott County residents, do your kids like to fish? Join Scott County, Iowa Conservation for their Kids Free Fishing Clinic this Saturday Jun 8 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at West Lake Park (14910 110th Ave Davenport)! Enter West Lake Park Gate #1 and meet at the Rolling Hills Shelter. This free, family-friendly event is open to all Scott County residents in grades K-6th. Children under 9 years old MUST have an adult present. All poles and tackle will be provided! And all participants will receive a free gift and a Certificate. Classes include: Fish ID, fish care & cleaning, casting techniques,... Read More

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