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Ballet Quad Cities Bringing Love Stories To You For Valentine’s Day

January 22nd, 2021

Love Stories will be presented by Ballet Quad Cities February 11-13 at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady Street, Davenport. The menu for entertainment and dinner, as well as other details, are as follows: February 11 &12 at 5:30pm – Burgers and Ballet are a great way to celebrate Valentine’s weekend! Enjoy a causal evening of fabulous dance entertainment and dinner. Doors open at 5:30 for cocktails February 13 at 2:00pm – Enjoy an afternoon of fabulous dance entertainment in the grand ball room at The Outing Club. Doors open at 1:00 for beverages and assorted dessert available... Read More

If The Quad-Cities, And The U.S., Wants Full Covid Recovery, Now’s The Time To Take Action

December 16th, 2020

Some call me a pessimist. Some call me a cynic. Some call me the space cowboy, some call me the gangster of love. I prefer to think of myself as, no, not Maurice, but, rather, a pragmatist. A realist. And realistically, I don’t see the next few months going well in terms of covid-19. Today, Kim Reynolds is going to talk about potentially pulling back restrictions she put in place a month ago in regard to the pandemic ripping its way through the Midwest, and especially Iowa. Many think she’s going to pull back the restrictions. I don’t think she should. I know everyone wants to get back to... Read More

Free Movies For Kids A Sweet Valentine From Rock Island Library

February 14th, 2020

If you’re looking for free ways to engage your child or teen this February, the Rock Island Public Library has some pretty sweet deals planned for you. Two free movies on the afternoon of Friday, February 14 will help give Rock Island and Milan children and teens something to do in their time off school. (Elementary students in the Rock Island/Milan School District have early dismissal on February 14, while junior high and high-school students are out for Parent-Teacher conferences.) Options include an animated movie for children at the Rock Island Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, and... Read More

Find Humor in The Worst Valentine’s Day at The Speakeasy

February 13th, 2020

The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue), in downtown Rock Island, has the perfect comedy show for those of you who find it therapeutic (or just funny) to hear about other people’s dating and romance disasters and/or success stories! Doors for The Worst Valentine’s Day open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show and can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2 or online at https://www.thecirca21speakeasy.com/events. The Lunchbox sketch comedy troupe is back with another Valentine’s spectacular full of terrible dates, incorrect holiday... Read More

Figge Offers Different Idea For Valentine’s Day

February 12th, 2020

Show your love for the Figge Art Museum this Valentine’s Day – Friday, February 14! Don’t spend money on flowers that will wilt, or calorie filled chocolate, instead make a gift for the museum’s first Annual Day of Giving. Whether you make a gift of $5 or $500, the Figge would love to be your Valentine and any amount will make a difference in reaching our one-day goal of $5,000. Enjoy special incentives and contests while showing your support with an online gift at: www.mightycause.com/organization/Figge. “This is the Figge’s first annual day of giving and we are so excited,” says... Read More

Spend Valentine’s Day By Celebrating Songs and Poems

February 10th, 2020

Love is in the air. Mark your calendar for February 14th, Valentine’s Day. Celebrate love with song and word from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with performer Chris Dunn at First Lutheran Church Parish House, 1600 20th Street, Rock Island. Bring songs or poems to share, or just bring your sing-a-long self. Refreshments are served. Donations are gratefully accepted and benefit the Saint Joseph’s Evening Meal, which provides meals for the hungry Monday through Friday at the Rock Island Township Hall. For information contact Chris Dunn at (309) 798-3776  Read More

Book Lovers Cuddle Up With Tomes At Rock Island Public Library

February 10th, 2020

February is Library Lovers’ Month, and the Rock Island Public Library is offering a way for patrons to encourage the gift of reading all month long. Special Have a Heart for Reading donation trees will be available at Rock Island Downtown and Southwest Library locations from February 3 through 29. The trees contain hearts listing an anonymous library card account balance for a child aged 6 through 17 years old. These cards may not be currently used due to excess fines and other charges.   To participate, simply select a heart, take it to desk staff, and pay part or all of the amount to... Read More

Love is Blind at Factory of Fear

February 4th, 2020

Join the Factory of Fear for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Experience ‘Love is Blind’ this Friday Feb 7 and Saturday Feb 8 from 7 – 10 p.m. at Factory of Fear (5027 4th Avenue Moline). You could waste money on a movie and sit with 200 strangers or you can tour the Factory of Fear in the dark for a more… intimate experience. Don’t worry, they’ll give you a glowstick to light the way! Enjoy new rooms, new characters and a unique free photo opportunity in the SeanFlynnPhotography7173 photobooth! General admission is just $20, or you could purchase a VIP Fast Pass for $25... Read More

Love is Blind at Factory of Fear

February 7th, 2019

Join the Factory of Fear for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Experience ‘Love is Blind’ this Friday Feb 8 and Saturday Feb 9 from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. at Factory of Fear (5027 4th Avenue Moline). You could waste money on a movie and sit with 200 strangers or you can tour the Factory of Fear in the dark for a more… intimate experience. Don’t worry, they’ll give you a glowstick to light the way! Enjoy new rooms, new characters and a unique free photo opportunity in the SeanFlynnPhotography7173 photobooth! Admission is just $15 and can be completed in advance at https://app.hauntpay.com/events/love-is-blind-1.  Read More

Looking For A Romantic Way To Celebrate Valentine’s Early?

February 8th, 2018

Are you looking for a romantic evening with a loved one to celebrate Valentine’s Day early, this weekend? The elegant and historical Hauberg Mansion will be hosting a Valentine’s Wine Dinner this Saturday Feb 10 from 7-10 p.m. Must be 21 and over to attend. Experience the magical ambiance of this gorgeous home while enjoying live jazz piano music. A selection of wines, carefully chosen to compliment the gourmet meal, will also be included. An expert instructor will be available to discuss the finer attributes of each wine. Each guest will also enjoy a glass of champagne. Tickets are $50 per... Read More