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The River City Radio Hour : December 21st. 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:54
Joshua Forbes TenorSax/Flute
Jon Moss Bass
Corey Kendrick Piano
Glorie Iaccarino MC/Oral Essay
THE RIVER CITY RADIO HOUR
DECEMBER 21ST, 2012
1530 Fifth Avenue, Moline, IL
Social Hour @ 5:30p.m.
Dinner @ 6:30p.m.
Show @ 7:30p.m.
The Moline Commercial Club's Chef Linda will be serving a magnificent GERMAN
dinner prior to the show, by reservation only.
Please call 309-762-8547 to make a reservation.
Elevator is at the 16th Street entrance.
Tickets for Dinner & Show: $25.00/person
Tickets for the show: $5.00/person
*This event is open to the public and the audience can attend the show without
dinner.
Priority seating is given to guests who make dinner reservations.

CELEBRATE THE COMING OF  THE NEW ERA WITH JAZZ
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CELEBRATE THE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF  THE MOLINE COMMERCIAL CLUB BUILDING circa
1912


CELEBRATE THE WINTER SOLSTICE

CELEBRATE FRIDAY

 
Vander Veer Poinsettia & Light Show PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Davenport Parks & Recreation   
Monday, 17 December 2012 14:54
Vander Veer Botanical Park Conservatory presents it's annual Poinsettia and Light Show! With thousands of poinsettias and many lighted evergreens it's sure to get you in the holiday mood. It's also a great setting for a Christmas family photo too!  While there check out all the new merchandise in our Conservatory store!

Show Dates: December 1st through January 12th

The conservatory is open

Tuesday - Friday:

10am - 4pm

Saturday: 10am -  8pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Admission is only $1,

free for kids 16 and under

Vander Veer Botanical Park 215 W Central Park

 
SANTA WILL HAND OUT GIFTS TO THE POOR AND HOMELESS CHILDREN AT THE KING’S HARVEST CHRISTMAS PARTY. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Anne Fairchild McVey   
Thursday, 13 December 2012 13:25
King’s Harvest wants the poor and homeless children to have a joyful Christmas. The organization is having a Kid’s Christmas Party and Santa will be handing out donated, wrapped gifts to the poor and homeless children. The event will be held on Saturday, December 15th at King’s Harvest located at 824 W. 3rd Street in Downtown Davenport at 9:00 am. The event will be for approximately 150 poor and homeless children.

King’s Harvest would like to thank the Quad City Community for donating the wrapped Christmas toys for the less fortunate children. Without the generosity of the Quad City Community this event would not be possible

King’s Harvest is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that serves the poor and homeless in the Quad Cities and is located in Downtown Davenport. They offer the following services to the less fortunate: hot meals, shelters, groceries, pet assistance, and various other emergency needs.

If you would like more information about this topic please call Terri Gleize of King’s Harvest Ministries at 563-570-4536.

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Rock Island County Immigrants Learning About Christmas in the U.S. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by M. McNeil   
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 13:50

36 adults and 23 children from Mexico, Togo Africa and Asia are going to learn about American Christmas traditions this week.

The Community Resource and Learning Center at Bethel Wesley Church will have a Christmas party on Thursday, December 13th. The families will enjoy a book called "Pete the Cat Saves Christmas" and then make gingerbread houses with frosting and candy. The children will receive Christmas presents from the Church members. A luncheon provided by the Rock Island Regional Office of Education will be served.

The family literacy program is a cooperative effort among Black Hawk College, the Secretary of State, Rock Island School District, the Regional Office of Education Lights ON and Bethel Wesley Church.  The program is part of the 21st Century Lights ON For Learning grant which provides English as a second language classes for immigrants who have children in Rock Island Lights ON schools.

The goals: learning about American traditions about Christmas, and parents doing and making things with their children. Parents are the children's first teachers!

WHO:  Rock Island County Immigants
WHAT:  Learning about how Americans celebrate Christmas
WHERE:  The Community Resource and Learning Center at Bethel Wesley United Methodist Church (1201 13th Street, Moline)
WHEN:  Thursday, December 13th at 10:30 am/lunch at 11:15 am


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Sneak Peek - Rivermont Holiday Open House PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brittany Marietta   
Monday, 10 December 2012 12:51

The annual Rivermont Holiday Open House is open to the entire Quad City community!

 

Saturday, December 15th – 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Our campus is home to the historic Bettendorf Mansion - this is a fantastic opportunity to tour the Mansion while beautifully decorated for the season and learn about the history of the city.

The Bettendorf Mansion, constructed in 1915, features many of its original features and is truly breathtaking!

 


 
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