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Quad-Cities Mourns Death of Former Silvis Leader Joe Terronez

January 3rd, 2021

Many in the Quad-Cities today are mourning the death Saturday night of Joe Terronez, 91, a former longtime leader of Silvis and passionate advocate of the area’s Hispanic heritage. “He showed us that change does not come willingly, that we have to persevere to right some of the injustices in this world,” Tar Macias, publisher of Hola America News, posted on Facebook Sunday morning. “Thank you Mr. Terronez for your leadership, your strong spirit and I am most grateful for your kindness to me all these years. We have lost a giant,” Macias wrote. “Rest in Power dear friend.” Sonya Jasso... Read More

Silvis Public Library Unveiling A New Remodel!

December 22nd, 2020

The Silvis Library has been a cornerstone of our community for over 100 years. Throughout that time, the library (and community) have undergone a lot of changes. As the city has grown, so has our library. As early as November of 1911, the Silvis Woman’s Club began collecting books and looking for a location for a library. When the new City Hall was completed in 1922, an area on the lower level was designated as the permanent home of the library. The first version of the Summer Reading Program was started in the spring of 1931. The library purchased 300 “Books I Have Read” booklets... Read More

Fourth Wall’s ‘Hero Street’ Documentaries Showcased At Moline Public Library Today

November 10th, 2020

The Moline Public Library (3210 41st Street Moline) will showcase Fourth Wall Films’ two new documentaries ‘Riding the Rails to Hero Street’ and ‘A Bridge too Far from Hero Street’ during an virtual screening event on Tuesday Nov 10 from 2 -3 p.m. Producers Kelly and Tammy Rundle will also take part in an online Q&A following the films. Registration is required. To sign up, visit https://molinelibrary.librarymarket.com/events/riding-rails-hero-street-and-bridge-too-far-hero-street-film-virtual-screening or call (309) 524-2470. Riding the Rails to Hero Street explores the immigrants’... Read More

Hola America Celebrates 20 Years Serving The Quad-Cities

August 15th, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly feature covering an impactful trend, personality, organization or overarching theme in the Quad-Cities arts and entertainment community.   As the Quad-Cities and nationwide Hispanic population has exploded since 2000, Hola America  News this month is celebrating 20 years as the area’s influential bilingual newspaper and a positive force for information, cultural pride and public service throughout the region. “The 20th anniversary of Hola America News is a testament to its hard work and longstanding importance in the media for both Latinos and the community... Read More

Sunny Cove Anniversary Party Drive By

May 12th, 2020

Join in on the fun with Sunny Cove – A Maker’s Marketplace (903 1st Avenue Silvis) for an Anniversary Party Drive By this Friday May 15 from 6 – 6:30 p.m. From Sunny Cove’s Facebook page: “Come celebrate our first anniversary of owning the store with us!  Nooooo we can’t have a big ole party in the store like we wanted BUT we can do a social distancing drive by one!  Oh yea! We still REALLY want to see everyone and say THANK YOU in person (social distancing of course!) for supporting us all year long and specifically these last several weeks during this crazy time.  Soooooo,... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of April 5th: Yoga, Coachella, Rock Star Bingo and MORE!

April 5th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour – we’re focusing this week’s edition... Read More

Celebrate Christmas in Silvis!

December 6th, 2019

Head to Downtown Silvis from 5 – 8 p.m. this Saturday Dec 7 for an evening filled with holiday fun! Christmas in Silvis will include horse-drawn carriage rides, live ice sculpting, hot sandwiches and soup, puppet shows, entertainment from the Moline Boys Choir and so much more! Stop by the Silvis Library (806 1st Avenue Silvis) to write letters to Santa and even visit and take pictures with jolly big man himself! Listen to live holiday music from the Ukulele Club, enjoy homemade cookies and apple cider or create and take home a fun holiday craft! The $10,000 winner will also be drawn Saturday... Read More

Moonlight Festival Lights Up Downtown Silvis

August 22nd, 2019

The 18th Annual Moonlight Festival in Silvis is officially upon us! The theme this year is ‘Grand Prix’ so zoom on into this festival for a great time! On Saturday Aug 24, downtown Silvis will be transformed into a block party like none other. There will be crafts, a cruise-in, free activities for kids, live music, the only lighted parade in the Quad Cities and more! The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Silvis Family 5K Run and the ½ mile Kiddie Run. To register for the run, that begins at Schadt Park in Silvis, go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=131546.   Join... Read More

Check Out These Local Eateries in the Quad Cities!

July 11th, 2019

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat in the Quad Cities this week? Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, delicious dinner, pizza for the family or outdoor seating – the options are endless! Check out some of these amazing local eateries!   Ike’s All American Café (635 15th Avenue East Moline) This local café serves fresh ingredients prepared simply. Right now they are offering 20% off EVERY carryout order, due to an A/C issue. Check out their Facebook page for more information, including their delicious menu, at https://www.facebook.com/IkesAllAmericanCafe/.   Barrel House... Read More

John Deere Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

July 5th, 2019

Calling all golf aficionados and enthusiasts! The most exciting event to hit the Quad Cities is right around the corner. The 49th John Deere Classic is next in line on the PGA Tour and is happening right here in the Quad Cities at TPC Deere Run (3100 Heather Knoll Silvis) from Monday Jul 8 through Sunday Jul 14. The John Deere Classic was honored to be named the 2016 Tournament of the Year by the PGA TOUR and has a long history of providing some of the most magical and memorable finishes in golf. Many recall Steve Stricker’s three-peat of championships from 2009 – 2011. Cedar Rapids native,... Read More