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FINAL DAYS TO RSVP FOR ZOOFARI ATTEND ZOOFARI ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Niabi Zoo   
Friday, 04 October 2013 15:13

NIabi Zoo's popular fundraising celebration is back and you're invited for a memorable outback adventure. Join your friends in the giant tent for dinner, an open bar and captivating live and silent auctions. Click here to reserve your table or purchase individual tickets for $150.


Take a sneak peek at the silent auction items by clicking here. Attendees can bid on exciting vacation and getaway packages, autographed celebrity memorabilia, sports tickets, parties at the zoo and jewelry. There's something in every price range including artwork created by Niabi's elephants and rubbings and footprints created by the zoo's other animals. Silent auction bidding will be done with your cell phone so you can socialize while receiving texts about your bids.

Not able to attend? You can still buy a $100 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2011 

Honda Fit Sport from Zimmerman Honda. The winner will be drawn at Zoofari, need not be present to win. Only 300 tickets will be sold for this raffle item. Click here to purchase your raffle ticket.

 

Necker's Jewelers is holding a diamond draw at Zoofari where 50 glasses of the boomerang signature drink will be sold and one winner will receive a $1,500 diamond. Non-winners receive a $50 gift certificate to Necker's and 100% of the diamond draw proceeds go to Niabi Zoo.

 

Zip around town for two years in a 2014 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4x4. Key Auto Mall provided a two year lease for this fun vehicle which will go to the highest bidder at Zoofari.

 

Don't miss your opportunity to be part of the Zoofari fun! RSVP online today before the event sells out! Click here for tickets.

 
Freight House Farmers' Market - October PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Freight House Farmers' Market   
Friday, 04 October 2013 14:48

Market Fun in October!

Oct 5 –   The Chuck & Max Duo
Oct 12 – Petting Zoo &  Kevin Boyd
Oct 19 – Pumpkin Painting for Children / Pat Willis & Rich Wilcox
Oct 26 – Halloween Costume Parade / Holly & Charlie Mathews

 
4th Annual Walk for Wishes® to Benefit Iowa‐Quad Cities Children PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Katie Nelson   
Friday, 04 October 2013 14:38

Davenport, Iowa – Share the Power of a Wish®! Make‐A‐Wish® Iowa invites you to participate in the 4th Annual Walk for Wishes on Saturday, October 12, at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa. This event raises funds to help improve the lives of Iowa’s children with lifethreatening medical conditions by granting them their one true wish.

Runners and walkers of all ages may participate in the 5k or 10k race that starts at 10 a.m. or the one mile walk which starts at 10:30 a.m. Awards go to the top three male and female finishers and to the top fundraising team. Registration is $25 and includes a t‐shirt (same day race registration is available for $35 per person). Register as a team or as an individual by visiting www.getmeregistered.com and search for Make‐A‐Wish!

Join us at the post‐race party for food, refreshments and the awards presentation. There will be plenty of family‐fun activities including a bounce house, face‐painting, children’s games, raffle prizes, fire trucks, and a sno‐cone truck!

Sponsors include: Alcoa, Online Freight Services, Illini Dental Associates, Hy‐Vee, Panera Bakery & Café, River Bandits, Papa Murphy’s, QC Family Focus, Quad‐City Times, Barrel House and QC Golf Cars.

Make‐A‐Wish grants the wishes of children with life‐threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. This past year, 179 wishes were granted to children from 2 ½ and up to 18 years all across the state of Iowa. Please visit www.iowa.wish.org for more information.

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This Week in Downtown Davenport: 10/3 - 10/9 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:14
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Prepare yourself for a night full of celebration and music when The Quad City Symphony Orchestra's new season starts at the Adler on Saturday! With a mission to enrich the cultural life of the QC region through symphonic music, this event is sure to please. Keep in mind to grab your tickets for Craig Ferguson's Hot and Grumpy Tour, which comes to the Adler next weekend!
Need a mid-week pick-me-up? Make your way to the River Music Experience tonight for some party blues when Andy Frasco and The Un bring a performance of high energy and orchestrated chaos to the Redstone Room. Fans of Tom Petty, Van Morrison, and Neil Young should definately check out the Dan Hubbard and the Humadors' CD Release Show on Friday!  Opening will be fellow River Roots Live veterans Busted Chandeliers.
Treat yourself to an evening of fine dining tonight during Bix Bistro's 5 Course Oktoberfest Dinner at Hotel Blackhawk.  While you're there, reserve your spot for next week's Beer Tasting Event.  You can even take home your own set of custom Spiegelau Glasses. Until then, head to Great River Brewery tomorrow for their Punk'N-Mator Tapping. Bring your favorite pumpkin dish to share!  Check out the Mystery Dinner Theater event at Rhythm City , too.
Learn about change in the art world tonight during Thursdays at the Figge: Art21 Movie. If you haven't seen the No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service Exhibition, head out to the Figge before it closes on Sunday. You don't want to miss this opportunity to see works composed of material gathered right here in the Quad Cities! And don't forget about the various art classes offered this fall too such as Drawing Basics and Figure Drawing.
Gather your family and friends and help Humility of Mary Shelter fight homelessness in the Quad City area this weekend at the 2nd Annual Night at the Shelter SleepOut. Enjoy an assortment of activities like live music, Comedy Sportz, games, food, and an outdoor movie.
See you downtown!
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This Week's Events: October 3- October 9


Thursday, October 3
5 Course Oktoberfest Dinner
Where: Bix Bistro inside Hotel Blackhawk
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $55/person
Andy Frasco & the Un
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Price: $7
Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $10
Live Music: Painkiller Hotel
Where: Barrel House 211
Time: 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Price: FREE
Network @ Night
Where: Duck City Bistro
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Price: $10/non-member; FREE/member

River's Edge Monthly Ice Schedule

Discover dozens of sporting events at River's Edge!

Follow the links below to see the complete ice and turf schedule for the month.

Thursdays at the Figge: Art21 Movie
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Wine & Art
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $15/Student

Friday, October 4

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery

Time: 6:00 p.m

Price: N/A

Website

Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Dan Hubbard and The Humadors CD Release Show
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 8:00 p.m. / Show 9:00 p.m.
Price: $7
Live Lunch with Rose N' Thorns
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Mystery Dinner Theater
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Price: $15 in advance; $20 at the door
Night at the Shelter SleepOut
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m. (Saturday)
Price: $10; other donations accepted
Public Skate
Where: River's Edge
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up
Punk'N-Mator Tapping
Where: Great River Brewery
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Price: Varies
Saturday, October 5

 

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery
Time: Noon, 1:00 p.m, 2:00 p.m, 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Price: N/A

 

Bucktown Center for the Arts

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Exhibition: 1934: A New Deal for Artists

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: A New Deal for Illinois: The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Day of the Dead

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Land and Water

Where: German American Heritage Center

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; Noon - 4:00 p.m. Sun.

Price: Museum Admission or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Jazz

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Studio1: Pop Art Soup

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Wisconsin's NAZI Resistance: the Mildred Fish-Harnack Story
Where: German American Heritage Center
Time: Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($5 or less), or FREE with membership

 

Freight House Farmers Market

Where: Freight House Farmer's Market

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Josh Duffee Orchestra

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Live Lunch with Paul Les

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Live Music: Max

Where: Freight House Farmers Market

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Public Skate
Where: River's Edge
Time: 2:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up
Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series
Where: The Adler Theatre
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $27, $37, $47, $57, and $12 for students
River Prairie Minstrels
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
RME Guitar Circle
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
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Tour: A New Deal for Illinois: The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Sunday, October 6

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Price: FREE

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Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Price: $10
Exhibition Closes: No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Price: $5 and Up

Website

 

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Bix Bistro

Where: Blackhawk Hotel

Time: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Price: Adults - $17.95 and Kids - $8.95

Website

 

Sunday Live Jazz: Manny Lopez Trio

Where: Brady St. Chop House

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Tour: 1934: A New Deal for Artists
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Monday, October 7

Mexican Monday

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $3 Margaritas and $5 Tacos

Website

 

Nifty 50's

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and Up

Website


Tuesday, October 8


Acoustic Music Club
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Class: Drawing Basics- Line to Form I
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member, $85/non-member
Class: Figure Drawing
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $20/3classes/student; $30/3 classes/adult; $12/single session

 

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge, Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $10

Website

 

Freight House Farmers Market
Where: Freight House Building and Parking Lot
Time: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Price: FREE

 

It's Firkin Tuesday!

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $3 Burger Baskets

Website


Network @ Noon: The Scrappy Brand's Guide to Social Media Marketing on a Budget
Where: DHCU Community Credit Union
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $15/member; $20/non-member

Open Jam Session

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Wednesday, October 9

 

Attack of the Casks

Where: Great River Brewery

Time: 5:00p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: N/A

Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Lunch with Silly C
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Midday Moolah Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: 100 points per entry; 10 entries max per guest

Website

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Nifty 50's
Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge, Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

RME Open Mic Contest

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Price: $5 or FREE for Friends of RME

Website

 
Post-Halloween Trivia Night! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Renee Luze-Johnson   
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 12:53

Come Join the Scott County Employee’s United Way Campaign Committee for

Post-Halloween Trivia Night!

Saturday, November 2 at 7:00 pm – Doors Open at 6:30 pm

Knights of Columbus, 1111 W 35th Street, Davenport

Purchase your full table of 8 players ($80 per table) by October 25th and you get

EITHER a 9th player at your table for FREE ($10 value) OR you get your mulligans for FREE ($5 value)

Contact Renee (Renee.Luze-Johnson@scottcountyiowa.com) for more details or to sign up your full table!

 

All proceeds go to support United Way of the Quad Cities!

 
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