Come join us for a good, ol' fashioned ice cream social featuring homemade goodies and treats on Friday, July 11th from 4pm 'til 8pm at the LeClaire Masonic Temple on Hwy 67 in LeClaire, Iowa. Sloppy joes, hot dogs, side dishes and beverages also available. Proceeds help the Silver Creek Eastern Star Chapter with their annual "Star Gifts for Kids' Christmas presents project.


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HOLLYWOOD | JULY 1. Each year, thousands of hopefuls flock to Hollywood, dreaming of making it big in the film and television business. This year, Hollywood comes to them.


The first Quad Cities Prayer Center (QCPC) School of Worship graduation was held Saturday, June 21. 

The Quad City Sports Center will be holding two sessions of its annual Camp Freeze this summer during the weeks of July 21-25 and August 4-8. Registration is still open for both sessions, and we will be taking campers up until the first day of camp.  

Camp Freeze offers comprehensive instruction for skaters of all ability levels. Our supportive coaching staff introduces campers to the fun and fundamentals of skating, whether you want to figure skate, play hockey or just enjoy the coolest sport in the world. Camp is open to boys and girls ages 5-18. The cost of Camp Freeze is $150 per week.  

If interested, or if you have any questions please call the Quad City Sports Center at 563-322-5220 ext. 0, and ask for Carrie Bognar or Collin Shutt. The Quad City Sports Center is located at 700 West River Drive, Davenport, IA 52802. For more information please visit

The Quad City Heritage League is pleased to announce that Julie Arnold, Museum Coordinator with Palmer College of Chiropractic and the Foundation of Chiropractic History, is this year's recipient of the Continuing Education Grant Program. This program was set up to provide reimbursement for the recipient's educational development as it relates to American History, preservation, museum planning, and other history related fields. The Quad City Heritage League is a non-profit membership-based organization that helps to promote the history and heritage of the Quad City area.

Pioneer Award 2008

The Quad City Heritage League is establishing an annual award to recognize an individual who has made contributions of lasting significance toward the promotion and preservation of the Quad Cities' rich heritage.

Through his/her activities, the nominee shall have contributed one or all of the following:

  • Increased awareness and appreciation for local or community history

  • Promoted interest in the history of the community and continues to generate enthusiasm

  • Provided long-term preservation of the community's history

  • Encouraged collaboration and support from a cross-section of individuals and groups in the community

Recognition: The award recipient will be recognized at the QCHL's annual meeting.

Selection Process: A committee of the Quad City Heritage League Board of Directors will review the submissions. The committee selects the finalists, and the Board of Directors will name the winner.

Members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for nomination during their terms on the board.

The deadline for nominations is September 15, 2008. Nominations must be submitted using the form from the QC Heritage League website: and mailed to:

Quad City Heritage League

PO Box 414

Davenport, IA 52805-0414

For more information, contact Roger Hynes, QCHL President at 884-5404 or or Eunice Schlichting, Award Committee Chair at 324-1043 ext. 223 or

Living Lands & Waters is spearheading an effort to clean up the debris that has washed into the Cedar River following the recent flood. Urgent assistance is needed in order to capture the refuse before the river returns to its normal level.

Volunteers can choose to come out on one of two shifts (9am-Noon, 1pm-4pm) or work all day. Specifically, LL&W is hoping employers will allow groups of employees to assist during work hours. LL&W is hoping to have 25-30 volunteers a day - all of whom must be able-bodied and at least 18 years of age.

"We are hoping to draw on some of our past volunteers to come out and assist. Wereally need the help. We wouldn't ask if we didn't," says LL&W president and founder Chad Pregracke.

LL&W plans to coordinate cleanups until July 12th, depending on the progress made. To sign up individually or as a group, please register at Registration will open at Noon on Wednesday, June 25th. This site will also have other pertinent information such as driving directions, instructions on what to wear, what to bring, what will be provided and what to expect. For last minute registrations or other questions, please contact Tammy Becker at 309-236-0725.

On Wednesday, June 25th, the Freight House Farmers' Market will be in the Central High School south parking lot (overlooking the downtown).

On Saturday, June 28th, the Farmers' Market will return to 4th & Gaines (Scott County Administrative Center parking lot) - straight up from the Centennial Bridge.

The Bettendorf Parks & Recreation Department accounces openings in its summer daycamp program. Hours are 9am to 4:30pm. Children who have completed kindergarten through 8 years old meet at Upper middle Park. Youth 9-12 years old meet at the Middle Park Lagoon. Fees are $90 per week with discounts for additional children and for paying in full. For a small additional fee, an early bird option is also available from 7:45-9:00am, and late bird option from 4:30-5:30pm. Children swim, take fun field trips, play sports and games, and make new friends. To register, go online at, or stop by city hall at 1609 State street.

Alternatives for the Older Adult to host national satellite broadcast:

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