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Rolling Calendar of Events from Churches United of the Quad City Area PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Janet Martin   
Monday, 21 October 2013 12:49
November

November 1st - Taizé Service, 6:30 p.m., in the Chapel of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav Taizé worship is filled with song, scripture, and silent meditation. It is based on the liturgical season and is modeled on the style as practiced in the Taizé Community in France. The Chapel is candlelit, the music is repetitive and chant-like, and the silence ushers in the presence of God.

November 2nd – “Holiday Happenings” – Church Bazaar at Faith United Church of Christ, 1630 W. 38th Street, Davenport, 8am-2pm, Breakfast 8am-10am., Salad and Dessert Lunch  11am – 1pm. Cookies by the Pound, Bake Sale, Holiday Crafts, and much more!

November 14th - Bettendorf Senior Recourse Center at Harmony Hills Church – 1642 Tanglefoot Ln, Bettendorf, IA. Harmony Hills Church will present the 2nd program in our Thursday night Senior Informational Program on Nov 14th from 6:30-8:00pm. In this session Five Wishes deals with all of a person's needs: medical and legal for end of live issues. Five Wishes will help you express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call 309-517-1937 or 563-355-0980. Refreshments will be served.

November 16th – Old Fashioned Bazaar & Luncheon at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2363 West 3rd Street, Davenport. Vendor and Craft Fair 8:00am-2:00pm with the Luncheon served from 11 am-1pm. Luncheon tickets available for sell now, or at the door for $5. Lunch will include a chicken casserole, salads and dessert. Forty vendors will be available, so start your Holiday shopping early!! For information call Angi Kauffman 563-579-7285.

November 23rd – Photo Opportunity!! Bring your child and/or pet to 15th Avenue Christian Church, 3600 15th Ave., Rock Island on Sat. November 23rd from 1-5pm for a photo with Santa Claus! Your donation will be a canned good which will go to a local food pantry.

November 23rd - 21st Annual Cookie Walk at First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Avenue, Moline on Saturday Nov. 23rd from Noon-2pm. We will also have craft items, a silent auction and a raffle for an amethyst-colored, handmade shawl. Come early for best selections!

November 23rd - Holiday Pops Dinner, 5:00 p.m.; Holiday Pops Concert, 7:30 p.m. On November 23 at 5:00 p.m., we will celebrate the Christmas holiday season with a festive dinner in Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav., followed by bus transportation to the iWireless Center for the Holiday Pops concert featuring Debby Boone. The cost is $53 per person which includes dinner, transportation, and concert tickets. Tickets can be purchased in advance during normal office hours, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or by credit card through the church office: 563-326-1691(concert tickets will be distributed at the dinner). A reminder postcard will be sent to you a week prior to the event.

November 27th - Thanksgiving Eve Service 7:00 – 7:45 p.m. in the Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav. After service, please join us for pie and fellowship.

November 28th - Thanksgiving Meal Riverside church is having a free home cooked Thanksgiving meal on November 28th, 12pm, at Riverside United Methodist Church, Moline, IL. This will be in addition to our end of the month meal which is the last Sunday of every month. All are welcome!

 

December

December 6th - Chordbuster Chorus and Churches United presents Celebrate the Holidays, on Friday, December 6th at 7:00pm. This variety show benefits Churches United and its hunger ministries including 24 food pantries and 3 meal sites. There is no admission charge but a free will offering will be taken. Come join us at Heritage Church, 4801 44th Street, Rock Island.

December 6th - Taizé Service, 6:30 p.m., in the Chapel of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St.,Dav. Taizé worship is filled with song, scripture, and silent meditation. It is based on the liturgical season and is modeled on the style as practiced in the Taizé Community in France. The Chapel is candlelit, the music is repetitive and chant-like, and the silence ushers in the presence of God.

December 7th - Annual Cookie Walk at 15th Avenue Christian Church, 3600 15th Ave., Rock Island on Saturday, Dec. 7th from 9-11am

December 15th - The Performing Arts Series of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav. Destino, 2:00 p.m. Back by Popular Demand!Popera – a Canadian Classical Crossover Sensation Co-sponsored by Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series Reserved seating: Sunday, December 15, 2013 2:00 p.m. Adults $15, Students $10, Tickets will be available at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance during normal office hours, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or by credit card through the church office: 563-326-1691

December 21st - The Performing Arts Series of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav. O Holy Night, Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m. The Twenty-fourth Annual Christmas Concert Featuring the choirs of First Presbyterian Church – The Sanctuary Choir, Chamber Chorale, Celebration Singers, Cecelian Carolers, Cathedral Choir of Young Men and Boys, Vesper Bells, organ, and orchestra. Complimentary Tickets with Reserved seating: Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets must be picked up in advance at the church office, during normal office hours, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Limit four (4) tickets per person.

December 22nd - The Performing Arts Series of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav. O Holy Night, Christmas Concert, 4:00 p.m. The Twenty-fourth Annual Christmas Concert featuring the choirs of First Presbyterian Church – The Sanctuary Choir, Chamber Chorale, Celebration Singers, Cecelian Carolers, Cathedral Choir of Young Men and Boys, Vesper Bells, organ, and orchestra. Complimentary Tickets with Reserved seating: Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.Tickets must be picked up in advance at the church office, during normal office hours, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Limit four (4) tickets per person.

December 24th - Three thematic Christmas Eve Services with Christmas Carols and the choirs of First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Dav. Christmas Eve Family Service, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary featuring the Cherub Choir and Kirkwood Choir. Christmas Eve Communion Service, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m., in the Sanctuary featuring the Celebration Singers Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 11:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., in the Sanctuary, featuring the Sanctuary Choir, Cathedral Choir of Young Men and Boys, Cecelian Carolers, and Vesper Bells

 
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!

 
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