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YWCA and Lead(h)er Partner to Further Empower Quad-Cities Women

November 17th, 2020

For four years, the Quad-Cities nonprofit Lead(h)er has spread warmth through its “Strike a Match” mentoring program. Now, it has formally caught fire with its 103-year-old big sister, YWCA Quad Cities. The two nonprofits – which both work to empower area women – now share office space, at the aptly named Iowa Empowerment Center at One River Place, 1225 E. River Drive, Suite 110, Davenport. Leaders of Lead(h)er and YWCA will make a formal announcement of their new match on Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., which also will be livestreamed on Facebook. After months of discussion, the nonprofits decided... Read More

Your Month in Events for November 2020: Craft Shows, Comedy, Holiday Fun and MORE!

November 2nd, 2020

We at QuadCities.com are ALWAYS looking for cool new ways to bring you the best in local entertainment coverage in the Quad-Cities. And so we’re once again giving you our NEW feature — The Month In Events! It’s our way of giving you even MORE great coverage here on your site for the best arts and entertainment reporting in the area — your free, fun, local, award-winning QuadCities.com! QuadCities.com proudly presents Month in Events, a list of events happening in the Quad Cities this month, and every month! On the first of every month we will give you an exciting glimpse into the entertainment... Read More

Enjoy Blue Grass YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln Drive In Movie Night

October 31st, 2020

October is the best time to enjoy the outdoors! So why not join YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln for movie night at camp? Drive In Movie Night will take place this Sunday Nov 1 at Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 W Front St. Blue Grass). Camp will open at 5 p.m. and the movie will begin around 6 p.m. Start off with some fun on the new Kangaroo Jumper and roast marshmallows by the fire while waiting for the show to start. Don’t forget to bring your comfy chair or blanket and favorite non-alcoholic beverages along with some bug spray as we enjoy a night out together with families and friends. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/745414642982660... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 25th: Dogtoberfest, Dracula, Dancing and MORE!

October 25th, 2020

Are you feeling the swirls of spookiness in the air? If you’re a lover of all things fall and freaky – there is no shortage of exciting and fun things to do in the Quad Cities, this week! 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 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... Read More

7th Annual YMCA Winter Camp Provides Fun for All!

December 22nd, 2019

Winter is officially here. And do you know what that means? It’s time for Winter Camp! YMCA’s Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 W Front St. Blue Grass) is hosting their 7th Annual Winter Camp this Sunday Dec 29 thru Wednesday Jan 1. This camp is full of the magic of camp plus the wonders of winter! Activities vary for this one of a kind camp, based on the weather conditions. But past activities have included Snowstar, swimming at the Y, ice skating, Michael’s Fun World, sledding, archery, snowball fights, movies, campfires, and more! Camp is also ended with a New Year’s Eve Celebration, giving the... Read More

Kids Night Out Happening at Two Rivers YMCA!

December 20th, 2019

Think you might need an adult-only night out over this winter break? What a better way to do so, than leaving your precious bundles of joy in the hands of trained and certified YMCA staff members? The best part? They’ll have a blast! Two Rivers YMCA (2040 53rd Street Moline) is hosting Kids Night Out on Saturday Dec 28 from 4:45 – 10 p.m. (must drop off before 5 p.m. when the doors lock). Kids Night Out is a fun night for the kids and some peace of mind for the parents! Drop your kids, ages 3 – 12 years old (must be potty trained), off for an after-hours adventure throughout the YMCA. Trained... 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

YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln’s Winter Camp is Almost Here!

December 24th, 2018

Winter is officially here. And do you know what that means? It’s time for Winter Camp! YMCA’s Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 W Front St. Blue Grass) is hosting their 6th Annual Winter Camp this Saturday Dec 29 thru Tuesday Jan 1. This camp is full of the magic of camp plus the wonders of winter! Activities vary for this one of a kind camp, based on the weather conditions. But past activities have included Snowstar, swimming at the Y, ice skating, Michael’s Fun World, sledding, archery, snowball fights, movies, campfires, and more! Camp is also ended with a New Year’s Eve Celebration, giving the... Read More

It’s Fun For Kids To Jump Into Healthy Habits

April 18th, 2018

Kick off the summer with a fun filled family day, as well as learning about all the fun programs in the QC for the summer at Came Abe Lincoln this weekend! Awaken summer imagination this Saturday Apr 21 from 1-4 p.m. at Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 Front St Blue Grass) with Health Kids Day! This event is free and open to the public. Activities for the whole family will be available for an exciting and exhilarating day! Come enjoy some archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, Gaga, a petting zoo, scavenger hunt, family boot camp, Zumba, tumbling and dance, Tae Kwon Do and 17 vendor booths from Family Organizations... Read More

Care For A Spot Of Tee?

July 12th, 2017

Looking for something family friendly and fun to do this weekend? Then look no further than the Two Rivers YMCA! It’s Tee Time! On Saturday July 16, the YMCA in Moline is hosting Family Fun Time at the Two Rivers YMCA Golf Learning Center from 1-2:30 p.m. The golf center is located at 2110 53rd Street Moline (at the far south end of the YMCA property, behind the Steel Plow restaurant). Families will get to practice putting and driving, participate in obstacle putt-putt practice, and enjoy refreshing snacks. A “Closest to the Pin” contest will have prizes for the top individual and... Read More

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