IOWA CITY, IOWA (May 7, 2021)  Bridget Joers of Riverdale, Iowa, is one of 22 students and organizations at the University of Iowa honored by the Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement for their contributions to the robust collection of student-run organizations on the Iowa campus.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 7, 2021) — The Black Box Theatre is holding auditions for the upcoming spring/summer season.

WAVERLY, IOWA (May 7, 2021) — Rachel Green, of DeWitt, Iowa, was one of 17 Wartburg College students honored by the Iowa Broadcast News Association at its annual conference.

Green earned third place in In-Depth/Series for Student TV for "Student Elections."

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA (May 7, 2021) — For the second time in the River Bandits’ opening series, the team with the most hits failed to win, as Quad Cities rode just four base-hits and ten walks from the South Bend pitching staff to top the Cubs 9-8 at Four Winds Field to secure their first victory of the 2021 season and as members of the High-A Central.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 7, 2021) — The Downtown Bettendorf Organization (DBO) will once again present its “Be Downtown” event, 9:30AM-10PM, Saturday, June 5, in downtown Bettendorf. Located in the City of Bettendorf’s parking lot at 15th and State, this free, family-friendly event will feature multiple-bags tournaments with cash prizes, live outdoor music, food and drink vendors, children’s activities, and more.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 7, 2021) — All teens (ages 11-19) are invited to join the Library's Teen Online Book Club! We are currently meeting using Zoom, but teens can also participate on their own without attending the Zoom sessions. Once you register for the book club, you will receive e-mail updates from Miss Amber, monthly Zoom meeting details, and optional text-message reminders. Please join in anytime!

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 7, 2021) — Child Abuse Council/AOK Network, The Moline Foundation, Moline Public Library, River Bend Foodbank, and University of Illinois Extension are joining forces to offer a virtual simulation about living in poverty called $1,000 to Spend on May 18, 2021, 1:30-3PM. A follow-up workshop on SocioEconomic Differences will be on June 8, 2021, 1:30-3PM. Attendance at simulation is not required for workshop or vice versa.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 7, 2021) — Progressive Action for the Common Good announces that the third annual Earth Day Fair will be held at the Freight House Farmers Market on Saturday, May 22, 9AM- 2PM. Although Earth Day was April 22, the Fair was postponed due to the possibility of flooding. The Fair is co-sponsored by the Freight House Farmers Market and WVIK.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 6, 2021) — Augustana reignites the annual Summer Academy program geared towards introducing high-school students to college- level courses.

Augustana's Summer Academy will run from July 12-August 13, 2021, for rising high school juniors and seniors. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive one college credit.