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Server HAITI fundraiser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jennifer Hildebrand   
Friday, 14 September 2012 14:11

You Are Cordially Invited to a Casual Fundraising Event to Benefit the People of Grand-Bois, Haiti

WHEN:  Saturday, October 13, 2012, 6:00 — 11:00 p.m.

WHERE:  River Music Experience, The Redstone Room, 2nd Floor, 129 Main Street Davenport, Iowa

ADMISSION: $25.00 Donation

The evening will include:

featuring original one-of-kind pieces Sponsored by the Bob and Rita Thompson Family

including fine dining weekend, packages, sports memorabilia, salon services . . . and more!

featuring Jason Carl

Complimentary Appetizers, Beer, Wine, and Soda Sponsored by Miller Trucking and Excavating

Admission: $25 at the door

Casual Attire

If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation, please mail to:

c/o Liz McDermott
23458 - 212th Street
LeClaire, Iowa 52753

ServeHAITI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


Sept. 13th. 2012 " Women of Greece and Rome" by Michael Rosenthal. I.S.E. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Thursday, 13 September 2012 07:43
"Women of Greece and Rome"
Michael Rosenthal
Sarah Pomeroy helped bring about a revolutionary turn of perspective in which the old adage,  "history is written by and about men,"  no longer holds true.  We will revisit her classic - Goddesses , Whores, Wives, and Slaves - with supplemental material on some dynastic mothers, to see how women lived in ancient Greece and Rome.
Presenter Michael Rosenthal is an Independent Scholar and has completed extensive graduate work in
theology, philosophy and psychology at the St. Paul Seminary and the University of Iowa and Western Illinois University.
Independent  Scholars Evenings. 7.00 p.m. Sept. 13th
1530 Fifth Avenue.  Moline. Illinois
Doors open at 6.30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Dress code: business casual.
Elevators are located through the 16th. Street entrance.
Independent Scholars’ Evenings are sponsored by The Institute for Cultural and
Healing Traditions, Ltd. a 501©3 at State and Federal levels since 1996. Please visit:  www.qcinstitute.org
The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd.

Readmore Bookworld Hosts Book Signing and Psychic Readings PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Catt Foy   
Monday, 10 September 2012 14:18

Moline, IL - Sept. 7, 2012 - Readmore Book World of Moline will host a book signing and psychic readings by local author Catt Foy on Saturday, September 15th at their store located at 1518 - 15th Street.

Catt Foy is the author of Psycards-A New Alternative to Tarot.  Book signings will take place between 11 A.M. and Noon, followed by $10 mini-readings from Noon until 3 P.M.

Psycards are a 40-card oracle deck based upon psychoanalyst Carl G. Jung's ideas of synchroncity and archetypes.  They are beautifully illustrated by Maggie Kneen, a famous UK children's book illustrator.

To learn more, visit Psycards USA website at: www.psycardsUSA.com or email Catt Foy at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Written by Lora Adams   
Monday, 10 September 2012 14:16

Online ticket sales are now over

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT hosts the 13th annual Brew Ha Ha at LeClaire Park in downtown Davenport on Saturday, September 15th from 1 to 5 p.m.  A wide variety of ales, pilsners, and porters are available for tasting as well as cheeses provided by Cabot Creamery Cooperative of Vermont.

Tickets for Brew Ha Ha are $25.00 prior to the event and $30.00 at the gate. “We continue to cap the number of tickets sold to insure that our attendees are able to enjoy as many tastings as they like,” said WQPT Special Projects Coordinator, Bea Brasel. Tickets may be purchased at the WQPT offices at 3561 60th Street, Moline, Illinois (Western Illinois University 60th Street Campus) and  CO-OP Records in Davenport and Moline and Old Chicago in Bettendorf, (add a $2.00 service fee at these locations).

Musical performances by Minus Six take place at 1 – 2:30 pm and 3:15 to 4:15 pm. The comedy will be provided by The Blacklist Improv Comedy Troupe.  They perform from 2:30 – 3:15 pm. Games return for attendees to try like the Growler Hold, Putt Putt Golf and the “Grand” Prize Game with prizes for everyone. Admission to Brew Ha Ha includes an event program, unlimited tasting, and a commemorative tasting glass.

Presenting Sponsors for Brew Ha Ha are Old Chicago, Rhythm City Casino,  River Cities' Reader, Rock 104.9, Star 93.5, 97X Classic Hits, True Oldies KJOC 1170AM, along with Dimitri Wine & Spirits, Inc., Glazer’s Distributors of Iowa, Blue Moon, Budweiser, KWQC, Mediacom, Downtown Davenport Partnership, Cabot Creamery Cooperative and ESI. With additional support from The Blacklist Comedy Troupe,  Hawkeye Ice, Iowa American Water, Iowa QC Chamber Downtown Partnership, Millennium Waste, Quad City Golf Cars and Sunbelt Rentals.

Attendees must be 21 or older. Children in strollers and animals will not be admitted. Feel free to bring your own lawn chair.  For more information log on to wqpt.org/brew.

Brew Ha Ha is a fundraising event to support WQPT, the local public television station serving eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

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SPOOK WALK IN DOWNTOWN DAVENPORT Davenport Public Library Visits Supernatural Sites PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steve Hart   
Monday, 10 September 2012 14:03

Don’t be afraid!  The Davenport Public Library wants to take you on a Spook Walk.  Join us on Saturday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m. on the front porch of the Main Library (321 Main Street) for some paranormal activity.  On the Spook Walk you will visit over half a dozen sites rumored to be haunted. This walk is approximately 2 miles, so comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water are recommended.

Adults and teens are sure to find an eerie, fun time. Registration is required for this FREE event. To register or for more information, call 563-326-7832 or visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

This event is in collaboration with East West Riverfest in the Quad Cities. From September 7 to 16, 2012, the Quad Cities hosts East West Riverfest, a new community-wide, ten-day celebration of the arts, culture and heritage thriving on this bend of the Mississippi River. Over 300 events will take place at almost 100 various theaters, music venues, galleries, historic sites, museums, parks, and attractions on both sides of the river in the Quad Cities. For more information, visit www.eastwestriverfest.com or the official Facebook page.


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