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2nd Fiddle Sale drop-offs start next week PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCSO   
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 10:09

Volunteers for Symphony would love to take your donations of gently used items. This year 2nd Fiddle returns to the same location as last year, in the Village Shopping Center on Kimberly Road between Shoe Carnival and Godfather's Pizza. The most direct entrance is the stop light by the Family Restaurant. For a list of drop-off days and other volunteer information, please click here.

For 29 years, Volunteers for Symphony has been hosting the area's largest sale of gently used items to support the education programs of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra Association. This is your opportunity to buy from an enormous selection of furniture, home furnishings, antiques, jewelry, furs, clothing, books, toys, games, sports equipment, collectibles, and art pieces, to name just a few.

Tickets for the Preview Party on Thursday, June 14, are $10. Admittance on Friday and Saturday is free. Tickets are for sale at the door.

May 17th. 2012 : Annual Report. by Narveen Aryaputri. I.S.E. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 09:33
Independent Scholars' Evenings :

The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd.
reviewing Independent Scholars' work and presentations
in addition to the allied work of The Institute.


Narveen S. Aryaputri.

May 17th. 2012
7.00 p.m.

Narveen is the President and Founder of  The Institute for Cultural and Healing
Traditions, Ltd. and is a director on its board.

Please attend.  Free and open to the public.

The Moline Commercial Club
1530 Fifth Avenue.  Moline. Illinois.

7.00 p.m
second floor of The Moline Club building . Above the Phoenix.

1530 Fifth Ave. Moline.

309-762-9202 for The Institute.

light refreshments, wine and beverages are served.
doors open at 6.30

Independent Scholars' Evenings are sponsored by
The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd. a 501(c)3 at state and
federal level since 1996.

The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd.

Incredible Pizza Company Announces “Be There or Be Square Classic Car Show and Sock Hop” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bobbie Wheeler   
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 09:15
[Davenport, IA] – May 11, 2012 – America’s Incredible Pizza Company announced the “Be There or Be Square Classic Car Show and Sock Hop Event” will be hosted on Saturday, June 23rd from 5-9pm.

Quad Cities—mark your calendars and dust off your 50’s attire as Incredible Pizza Company turns back time! The event will feature the best of the 50s such as a classic car show, contests for sock hop King and Queen, best Fonzie, best 50s attire, a dance competition, not to mention their 50s diner and star-lite drive-in theater! Rob Bowers, Managing Partner of Davenport’s Incredible Pizza Company said, “We are very anxious to be hosting this event in the Quad Cities! What excites me most is this isn’t just an event for adults it is one everyone can enjoy, no matter the age. From the music, movies, trivia, contests, food, down to the game-room for the kids. From ages 1 to 100 we’ve got something for you!”

The only cost associated with this event is for the buffet, or games in the game-room—both are optional.  There is no cost for participating in the event.

About America’s Incredible Pizza Company:  America’s Incredible Pizza Company is a ‘50s-themed Family Entertainment Center with existing locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Louisiana, Iowa, Utah, Tennessee, and Mexico. The all-indoor, smoke-free and alcohol-free facilities feature large, freshly-made pizza, pasta, salad, soup and dessert buffets, plus attractions that include go-kart racing, Route 66 mini golf, mini-bowling (most locations), bumper cars, and 100+ video and redemption games. The company is headquartered in Springfield, MO.

On the Web:http://www.incrediblepizza.com/

Animal Family Veterinary Care Center, Davenport, IA, will host an open house on Saturday, May 19, 2012. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Amy Plett   
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 08:44

May 11, 2012…Animal Family Veterinary Care Center (Animal Family), Davenport, IA, will host an open house on Saturday, May 19, 2012, from 11 AM to 1 PM at 6011 North Brady Street, Davenport.

The open house will feature tours of the care center, refreshments and prizes, plus activities for the kids, including games, face-painting and more. There will also be pet care demonstrations and visits with zoo animals. It will be fun for the whole family!

Animal Family offers a full range of veterinary services, including the most up-to-date diagnostic, surgical, dental, and imaging tools and techniques.

Animal Family also provides the very best in pet grooming, dog training, pet boarding and Camp Canine. Camp Canine is a day care that offers a safe place to socialize your 4-legged family members.

For additional information, please call Animal Family Veterinary Care Center at 563-391-9522 or visit animalfamilyveterinarycare.com.


Animal Family Veterinary Care Center  6011 North Brady Street  Davenport, IA  52806-2146  563-391-9522

Downtown Davenport Celebrates 600 Flower Baskets & Mother’s Day Weekend PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jason Gilliland   
Monday, 14 May 2012 13:22
May 9, 2012

Downtown Celebrates 600 Flower Baskets & Mother’s Day Weekend

Ribbon Cutting, Beaux Arts Fair, & Mother’s Day Events & Specials

(DAVENPORT, Iowa) - While the robin is evidence of an impending spring, the flower baskets

returning to downtown Davenport signal summer is just around the corner. The Downtown
Davenport Partnership is proud to announce that there will be over 600 flower baskets lining
the downtown streets, ensuring our community looks its best for the summer festival season.

A Ribbon Cutting celebrating this milestone will be held on Friday, May 11, at 4pm at the corner
of 2nd and Main Streets. This event will also serve to usher in Mother’s Day weekend downtown
highlighted by the Beaux Arts Fair.

The Downtown Davenport Partnership is responsible for the maintenance of the flowers, and staff will be hanging the highly anticipated baskets beginning Saturday, May 12.

The baskets are filled with Supertunias with colors ranging from purple and pink to blue and red; the baskets will be in full bloom in July. Green Thumbers assists in growing the flower found throughout the baskets and beds downtown. Residents and tourists alike annually marvel at these gorgeous baskets.

For more information on the flower baskets, contact Adam Holland, Facilities Manager and Director of Downtown Operations at (563) 823-2675.

Beaux Arts Fair
The annual Beaux Arts Fair will also take place May 12th and 13th from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday. The art fair is held on the Figge Plaza and on 2nd Street. There are artisans from 7 states in varied media including, pottery, stained glass and copper and brass garden art. Admission is free and a perfect place to take Mom for her special day. For more
information, please visit www.beauxartsfair.com.

Mother’s Day Promotions Downtown
With Mother’s Day on the 13th, many people may be looking for ideas on how to pamper Mom or take her out for a nice lunch. For some great ideas look no further than www.downtowndavenport.com. Here you will find some great ideas and specials for shopping and dining that will make sure that Mom knows you appreciate all she has done for you!


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