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"Chuck Lost His Shirt But Kept His Heart" Fundraiser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mama Compton's   
Monday, 07 October 2013 10:01

When:  Thursday, October 10, 2013

Where:  Mama Compton's, 1721 - 2nd Ave., Rock Island

Time:  3:00pm until 8:00pm

How much:  Donations at the door.

Come support a local artist in need so we can all contiue to enjoy his ar and his heart.  All proceeds go to Chuck to help pay his medical bills.

Featuring a silent auction of Chuck's art and other items, a bake sale, cash raffle, 50/50 raffle, basket raffle, games, movies and - of course - food!

Live music by Greenmore, Bob Burns & Rob Dahms, from 4:00pm until 5:30pm.

Donations accepted at the door.  Come out and play for and with Chuck!

St. Mark Lutheran's 8th Annual Huge Rummage Sale and Bake Sale PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Janet Martin   
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:59

It's time for the annual St. Mark Huge Rummage Sale and Bake Sale, being held October 17, 18 and 19 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2363 West 3rd Street in Davenport.

Come on out from 8am until 7pm on Thursday, 8am until 5pm on Friday and 8am until Noon on Saturday to shop among the dozens and dozens of tables filled with treasures.

Proceeds from this sale benefit St. Mark programs, including their Seminarian Scholarship Fund.

River City Radio Hour October 18 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:44

River City Radio Hour


Nashville Recording Artist

Jason Parchert


Narrator : River City Living: Tim Andersen

October 18th. 2013

1530 Fifth Avenue, Moline, IL

Elevator is at the16th Street entrance.

Dinner @ 6:30p.m. • Show @ 7:30p.m.

Social Hour @ 5:30p.m.

The Moline Commercial Clubs’ Chef Linda will be serving a magnificent dinner prior to the show, by reservation only. Please call 309-762-8547 to make reservations.

Tickets for Dinner & Show: $25.00/person

*This event is open to the public and the audience can attend the show without dinner.

Ticket for the show: $5.00

Priority seating is given to guests who make dinner reservations.

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Written by Jennifer Christiansen   
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:43

The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities and the Moline Public Library welcome Rabbi Jonathan Porath as he presents “All Five Books of Moses from the Creation of the World Until the Death of Moses in One Hour,” Thursday, October 24th at 7:00 p.m.  No registration is required for this free program.   For more information, visit the Moline Public Library (3210 - 41st Street, Moline) or call 309-524-2470.

No single book has had a greater impact on Western Civilization and humanity than the Hebrew Bible, the Five Books of Moses.  Participants will enjoy a fast-paced review of the 187 chapters which changed the world!  Open to believers and non-believers of all faiths, theologies, and persuasions, from the perspective of Rabbi Porath from Jerusalem, who has been a guest of the Quad Cities in the past.  This event is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities and Friends of the Moline Public Library.

Mississippi River Valley Art Directory Fall Art Drive PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Diane Volrath   
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:37

Artistic inspiration is a mystery to some, sought by others and personal to every artist. The Mississippi River Valley Art Drive (MRVAD) is a self-guided art tour on November 2 and November 3,2013, that allows the public to visit local artists in the setting that inspires their creativity. Not all of the stops are individual studios, but all of the art is done by local artists.

This is the 7th MRVAD art drive offering the opportunity to interact with the artists in a more private, personal setting; their studio, their home or private gallery. Most comfortable in the environment of their creativity, this encounter allows for depth of conversation and the development of a relationship between artist and art enthusiast.  Discussion or display of techniques and materials are more easily experienced at the location of execution. It is from this location, many times, that the subject of the artwork originates.

As far north as Bellevue, Iowa, with artists sprinkled throughout the Quad Cities and surrounding river towns, through Bishop Hill, to the West Central Illinois Arts Center of Macomb, a variety of artists incorporating 30 different mediums participate in this art tour. The fall MRVAD art tour includes The Next Picture Show in Dixon, Illinois as well as the Starlight Art Glass Studio in West Burlington, Iowa. There are scenic routes to encompass any or all sectors of this far reaching Mississippi River Valley art tour. Most artists are available by appointment if time does not allow you to reach them during the drive.

Some artists invite others to join at one location making it convenient for the public to experience several artists in one spot. The list of the participating artists with corresponding addresses and hours of operation are available at www.mrvad.com by printing the map and brochure. This site will also provide any last minute cancellations or unavoidable changes. Take some time to review all of the artists and then plan a  route!  Telephone numbers are listed so all inquiries may be specifically directed.

This is a fun experience. Enjoy the changing countryside with fellow art lovers, conversing with the talented creators of incredibly delightful art and meeting new people while supporting the local artists of the  Mississippi River Valley.

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