MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 24, 2023) — This summer, join WQPT for the Summer of Adventure Tour. WQPT PBS is making guest appearances at libraries throughout the region during early-childhood story-time and at other events throughout the community. Your family will have the opportunity to watch a PBS KIDS program, listen to a story, and do a fun craft activity.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 5, 2023) — WQPT will be re-broadcasting The Coronation of King Charles III 8AM-3:30PM, Saturday, May 6. The live event begins at 2:30AM because of the time difference between the US and London. The producers in London anticipate the festivities to last 7.5 hours, however, this is subject to change. Additionally, on Saturday, WQPT will also air Coronation: A Day to Remember, 7-8:30PM, followed by Charles R: Making of a Monarch, 8:30-9:30PM.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (March 30, 2023) Regional College students have been making a difference for years as WQPT/PBS Ambassadors, an elite volunteer group representing WQPT throughout eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (March 15, 2023) — WQPT, the locally owned and operated PBS station is getting ready to celebrate their 40th anniversary serving eastern Iowa and western Illinois. The station is holding a Gala on April 21 at Old Oaks Winery in Milan and tickets are available to attend by visiting wqpt.org/40. Special Guests include Whitney Reynolds of The Whitney Reynolds Show and Jim Mertens, host of The Cities.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 23, 2023) — WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is bringing back the “Ready to Learn Early Childhood” Conference. The event is offered in partnership with Star Net regions I and III, Western Illinois University, with support from the Grad Center — providing current and relevant information on a variety of topics related to early-childhood education, including Equity and Access, and is scheduled for Saturday, April 29.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 13, 2023) — WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is holding their third on-air/online acution, The Auction is at Your House. The event will air on WQPT January 26, 8-10PM, while bidding starts on-line January 17.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 16, 2022) – WQPT will air the London New Year’s Day Parade live on January 1, 2023, 6-9AM, featuring Davenport Central High Schools Blue Devils Marching Band.

The Marching Blue Devils were formally invited on February 13, 2020, to perform in the 2023 London New Years Day Parade.

The Blue Devils will join 8000 performers, including the students, traveling to London from all over the world to march in the 36th-annual New Year’s Day parade.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 25, 2022) — The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline rolls out the baby carriage for Motherhood: The Musical, because having a baby is just the beginning. . . motherhood is for life. In the original play written by Sue Fabisch, four women share their insights, challenges, and pleasures at a baby shower.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 25, 2022) — WQPT, Quad Cities PBS will be holding a virtual screening event featuring excerpts from the documentary “Scattering CJ” on Thursday, September 1, 7PM. Following each excerpt there will be a panel discussion about the film and suicide prevention.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 13, 2022) — The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline welcomes back GITs’ “Shakespeared” on July 30, 7:30PM.

Do you like your improv a bit more on the saucy side? Love Shakespeare? Then you’ll love this show. Not sure if the bawdy Bars is for you? Then you’ll love this show too as its improv nature makes it accessible to any audience.

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