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Trunk n Treat at St Mark Lutheran Church, Davenport PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pastor Doris Nolan   
Monday, 21 October 2013 12:37

St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2363 West 3rd St., Davenport will be having a trunk n treat event on Sunday, October 27th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in the east parking lot of the church.

Children of all ages are invited to this fun event. In addition to candy filled trunks, there will be a balloon man who will make balloon animals, a facepainter, other small gifts will be distributed and hot apple cider will be served. During the event, a police car and a fire engine will be there so the kids will be given a brief tour of these vehicles.

All are welcome.

For more information, call the church office, at 563-322-5318; from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. week days

St. Mark Cares…Welcome, Worship, Witness.

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Christmas in LeClaire 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by LeClaire Chamber of Commerce   
Monday, 21 October 2013 12:14

Friday, December 6th

10:00am until 8:00pm

Crafts & Silent Auction @ Civic Center

Free Trolley Rides – Cookie Tin Sales

Bazaars and Craft Fair

Baked Goods

 

Saturday, December 7th

10:00am until 8:00pm

Breakfast with Santa (8am-10am)

Buffalo Bill Museum Tours

Santa's Playhouse (12pm-3pm)

Crafts and Silent Auction

Cookie Tin Sales

Bake Sale – Free Trolley Rides

 

Sunday, December 8th

10:00am until 4:00pm

Free Trolley Rides

Buffalo Bill Museum Tours

Local Stores Open with Great Shopping Opporunities

Crafts and Silent Auction @ Civic Center

 
"Treats in the Trunk" at Immanuel Lutheran, Davenport PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kathy Yaudas   
Monday, 21 October 2013 12:09

Immanuel Lutheran Church is having their 5th Annual “Treats in the Trunk” on Wednesday, October 30th from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Church Parking Lot. Children & Families are welcome to come; walk our parking lot by the Picnic Shelter; getting candy & treats from our members.

Haywagon rides will be offered and concessions sold by the Youth Group at minimal prices. (Chili, Hot dogs, Chili Dogs, Nachos, and canned pop).

 
LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Announcements - 10/18/13 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by LeClaire Chamber of Commerce   
Monday, 21 October 2013 11:00

WELCOMING NEW MEMBER!

Go Fish Marina Bar and Grill Princeton, IA – Full bar and grill including pizza, chicken, wraps, burgers and tenderloins.  Leased docks and customer dock parking - 411 River Dr, Princeton, IA 52768. 563-289-3908. www.gofishmarinabarandgrill.com

Chamber 2013 Networking Events – Everyone welcome to attend!

November – Faithful Pilot – date and time tbd

December 10th - Hungry Hobo - lunch – noon

 

CALENDAR

 

October 19th - You are invited to attend the First Presbyterian Church Active Christians Halloween Party We will meet at 6:30p.m. for a Halloween Party and to play Euchre! All ages are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a friend, your own non-alcoholic drinks and a dish to share. Costumes are encouraged (non-violent, non-scary)

 

October 20th – Faithful Pilot Sunday Brunch seating at 10:00 & 12:30 $25.00 per person (NO QUAD CITY TIMES COUPONS VALID)

 

October 21st – Economic Development Meeting 8:00 a.m.Great River Financial Services, 204 Jones St., LeClaire.
October 23rd - Explore the Benefits of Working with Schwab Eric Johannes, Charles Schwab, 5345 Elmore Ave #300, Davenport, IA 52807.
Please R.S.V.P 563-275-3659

 

October 26th - LeClaire Witches Walk Costume Contest and Parade! Parade begins at 1:00p.m.

 

October 26th – 4th Annual Hallowine! 2-5 p.m. Tickets $10, available that day at the LeClaire Information Center, 122 N. Cody Rd. Event starts at the LeClaire Information Center,  First 200 attendees receive a free wine glass. Join us for LeClaire’s Food & Wine Tour, and enjoy local cuisine and wine samples while touring the shops of LeClaire! Proceeds to benefit local charities. www.visitleclaire.com

 

October 26th- The Faithful Pilot is open for LUNCH! From 12-4. Small wine samples for Hall-O-Wine.

 

October 31st - All women are invited to attend the First Presbyterian Church Annual Women's Fall Retreat (one day) at Camp Wyoming. We will leave our church at 9a.m. and plan to be at the camp at 10a.m. We will have devotions, craft by Rev. Pat Halverson, lunch (each woman brings her own sack lunch), snacks, hayrack ride (weather permitting), time for a walk, conversation and fellowship. cost $10. RSVP by 10-28 - 563-289-4371 or 563-381-7777.

 

November 1st – First Friday, 5:30 - 8:00 Downtown LeClaire

Mississippi River Distilling Company Food and Spirit Tastings www.mrdistilling.com

Wide River Winery Wine Samples. Open until 8PM featuring "Merry Berry" and serving dips paired with our award winning locally made wines.

Aunt Hatties – Come in for a red velvet cupcake!

Razzleberries – Booze cake while it lasts!

Faithful Pilot - The Matriarchs, live music - 7:30-9:00pm

Restaurants and several shops will be open late!

 

November 6th – River Valley Optimist Club Basketball Fun! Harlem Ambassadors vs The Optimist Slammers! (an eclectic group of local leaders and celebrities) 7p.m. Pleasant Valley High School Gym. Tickets $8 in advance/$10 at the door. Kids 12 and under admitted free with paying adult. Tickets can be purchased at Arndt Chiropractic Center or at LeClaire Antiques and Appraisals, or call 563-723-1877 for more information. Harlem-style comedy basketball featuring high-flying slam dunks, games with the kids, and hilarious comedy! Complimentary autograph session with theHarlem Ambassadors after the game. All proceeds go to the River Valley Optimist Club Youth Programs.

 

Save the Date

 

December 6th - First Friday in LeClaire!

 

December 6th-8th - Christmas in LeClaire 2013!

Friday – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Crafts and Silent Auction at Civic Center

Free Trolley Rides

Cookie Tin Sales

Bazaars and Craft Fair

Baked Goods

Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa – 8-10 a.m.

Buffalo Bill Museum Tours

Santa’s Playhouse – 12-3 p.m.

Crafts and Silent Auction

Cookie Tin Sales

Bake Sale

Free Trolley Rides

Sunday – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Free Trolley Rides

Buffalo Bill Museum Tours

Local Stores Open

Crafts and Silent Auction at Civic Center

For more information, contact Joyce 289-4205, Diane 370-3509, Vicki 289-3882

 

FYI

Grace Marine has received approval for their new showroom in LeClaire! It will be located just east of the former welcome center on Eagle Ridge Road.  The tentative plan is to break ground sometime in November with the building completion sometime in March/April.  Carl Hoyt Jr., General Manager, and his team look forward to having the full operation in one town!  New boats will be showcased in LeClaire! www.gracemarine.com Grace Marine, Inc. 563-359-1635. Captain's Quarters DryStak Marina 563-289-5050

Do you have Residential or Commercial property available? If you own residential rental property or commercial property that is available for lease or sale in the greater LeClaire region, please contact the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , with a property description, complete contact information including phone numbers and rental or purchase pricing. As a service to the community, we would like to have the information available so we can share the most up-to-date information on our website!

For those who would like to submit anonymous questions for the upcoming Candidate Forum on Tuesday, October 29th at 7:00 P.M. at the LeClaire Fire Station, the question box is now out at the LeClaire Community Library Circulation Desk. Anyone may submit as many questions as they would like until October 22nd, when they will be given directly to the moderators to use at the forum at their discretion. If you are a candidate and haven't RSPV'd for the Candidate Forum, please email Interim Library Director, Jillian Flahaven at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please plan to be at the Fire Station by 6:45 P.M. on October 29th. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the LeClaire Community Library.

"Something NEW” at the LeClaire Civic Club – BUNCO! Every third Tuesday from10:00 AM through 12:30PM!  Call Debbie for details - 563-289-4458.

 

The LeClaire Chamber Website and our Facebook page are currently being updated and revised. Watch for the new website to be up and running soon, visit us again soon on Facebook, and in the meantime, thank you for your patience! 

 

Buffalo Bill Museum is open until 5pm daily. Hours are 9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, and on Sundays 12noon to 5pm. A reminder: group discounts are available for tour groups, clubs/reunions, and school groups. Call the museum at 563-289-5580 for details!

 

SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND

Primitive Cottage is collecting food for the Princeton Presbyterian Church's Food Pantry which is in great need of food donations. They have helped a lot of people, and now they need our help.  Donations can be dropped off at Primitive Cottage in LeClaire. Please check the expiration date on items because anything that has expired can't be given away.

First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire Meals for Seniors at the church every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call 563-289-3646 and make a reservation 2 days in advance.

 

LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar:

First Fridays each month 5:00-8:00 P.M.

October 26th – HalloWine

October 26th - Witches Walk Costume Contest and Parade

December 6-8 - Christmas in LeClaire

Family Nights at the LeClaire Rec Center: Details at www.leclairereccenter.com

www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!

 
This Week in Downtown Davenport - Oct 17th Edition PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Monday, 21 October 2013 10:16
Hello!
Festival season isn't over just yet! Celebrate the Harvest with local foods, drinks, music, and fun during the Harvest Moon Festival at the Quad Cities Food Hub tomorrow! Socialize with area farmers while enjoying local hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar from Front Street Brewery, and live music by American Dust. Head back to the Food Hub on Saturday to learn about winter garden prep and cooking during the Overwintering Your Garden and Cooking with Squash Seminar.
Experience the captivating sound of ten unadulterated human voices coming together to make unique, live music this weekend at the Adler. See how the comedic male a cappella group, Straight No Chaser, creates a musical atmosphere without instruments! On Saturday, the Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning band Newsboys will bring their Restart Tour to the Adler, too.
Join the River Music Experience for a special event benefiting the Karli Rose Kell Music Scholarship Fund this weekend. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and treats from Woodfire Grill along with live music by The Whoozdads and The Ellis Kell Band & Friends during MOONDANCE 2013. Bid on silent auction items, win great raffle prizes, and dance the night away while supporting a great cause.  Be sure to check out their other great events this week including Kidz Days at RME featuring Lojo Russo, two performances by Daniel Stratman, and more.
Get your blues fix tonight at the Figge Art Museum during this week's Thursdays at the Figge. Hear an array of songs inspired by past events during the WPA Blues Music Performance. Bring some extra cash and enjoy $5 burger baskets while you're there! On Saturday, take time to browse the new exhibition Walter Haskell Hinton: Image Maker for Deere to see iconic works from the John Deere Collection/
Haunted Trying to find the spookiest haunted house this fall? Look no further than Downtown! Grab a friends hand to hold and venture out to the most-terrifying haunted house in the Quad Cities, the Davenport Jaycees Haunted House! For only $10 a soul, see if you can make it through this house without a scare.
See you downtown!
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This Week's Events: October 17- October 23


Thursday, October 17
Bucktown Center for the Arts
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Class: Expressive Drawing - Pastel & Charcoal
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member; $85/non-member; $10 materials fee payable to instructor
Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge Ice
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $10
Jazz Jam with the North Scott Jazz Combo
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

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: WPA Blues Music Performance
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Friday, October 18

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
Class: Watercolor-Beginner/Intermediate
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: Noon - 2:30 p.m.
Price: $75/member; $85/non-member
Davenport Jaycees Haunted House
Where: 319 Western Avenue, Downtown Davenport
Time: 7:00 p.m. - Midnight
Price: $10/soul
Harvest Moon Festival
Where: Quad Cities Food Hub
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $25
Jordan Danielsen
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 8:00 p.m. - Midnight
Price: FREE
Live Lunch with Acoustic Friends
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
MOONDANCE 2013
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 6:00 p.m. / Show 7:00 p.m.
Price: $12 in advance; $15 at the door
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
Remember When with Terry Stone
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Straight No Chaser
Where: Adler Theatre
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Price: $30, $35, & $40
Saturday, October 19

 

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

 

Class: Docent Candidate Training

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Price: $150

Website

 

Daniel Stratman

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Davenport Jaycees Haunted House

Where: 319 Western Avenue, Downtown Davenport

Time: 7:00 p.m. - Midnight

Price: $10/soul

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: Medieval Monsters

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7) 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: Photography Contest

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: Studio1: Pop Art Soup

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

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

Website

 

Exhibition Opens: Walter Haskell Hinton: Image Maker for Deere

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

 

Kidz Days at RME featuring Lojo Russo

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Price: $5/parent, accompanied children FREE

Website

 

Live Lunch with Daniel Stratman

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Live Music: Pat Willis

Where: Freight House Farmers Market

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Live Music: Twisted Mics
Where: Barrel House 211
Time: 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Price: FREE

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

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Newsboys
Where: Adler Theatre
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Price: $24 & $40
Public Skate
Where: River's Edge
Time: 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $5 and up
Pumpkin Painting
Where: Freight House Farmer's Market
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Price: TBD
River City 6
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
Website

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Seminar: Overwintering Your Garden and Cooking with Squash

Where: Quad Cities Food Hub

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: $15

Website

 

Songwriter's All-Original Open Mic

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

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 20

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

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

Price: FREE

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Concert: "Bach and Beyond"
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership
Exhibition Closes: Studio1: Pop Art Soup
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Follow on Facebook and Twitter

 

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: Terry Hanson Ensemble

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 21

 

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 22


Acoustic Music Club
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Class: Drawing Beyond the Basics - Line to Form II
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: $75/member, $85/non-member
Class: Oil Painting- Water-Soluble Oils (Beginner)
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Price: $85/members; $95/non-members

 

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


Mandolin Junction
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Open Jam Session

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Wednesday, October 23

 

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

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

Follow on Facebook and Twitter

 

Public Skate

Where: River's Edge, Ice

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

Price: $5 and up

Website

 
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