Singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey, a former contestant on “America’s Got Talent,”will be in residence Oct. 29 through Nov. 3. Her visit is part of year’s Visiting Artist Series from Quad City Arts.

Aside from her musical work, Harvey is an author, lecturer, a sponsored Kala brand ukulele artist and an ambassador for No Barriers USA

Davenport, IA The 10th Annual Holiday Hat Bash presented by VanDerGinst Law is just around the corner on Thursday, November 15th and begins 5:30pm at CASI. Join us at the Hat Bash as we once again make holidays special for Quad Cities Seniors, providing holiday gifts and services all year long. Last year’s event raised over $30,000 and helped hundreds of seniors.

The TaxSlayer Center is currently in search of their 2018 Christmas tree to be displayed in the arena's circle drive throughout the holiday season. The tree will also be featured at the annual Lighting on the Commons Ceremony to be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

The Quad City Storm has traded defenseman Troy Henley to the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs to finalize the deal that sent forward Phil Bronner from Roanoke to the Storm. Bronner recorded an assist on the first goal in Storm history opening night.

The Storm is also announcing that this Friday’s game will feature $2 beers to thank fans for the support shown on opening night.

Ticketmaster fees are still waived when fans order their tickets online.

 

 

East Moline, IL – Gregg Johnson, Democratic candidate for Illinois State Senate District 36, announced at a campaign stop on Sunday that he will donate his entire legislative salary to local non-profits hurt by the 700-day budget crisis created by Governor Rauner and State Senator Anderson.

The Mississippi River is finally receding, after cresting for a second time this month.  The second crest of 16.86FT was reached yesterday, Monday, October 23.  With this crest, the river is projected to fall below 15FT by Monday, October 30.   It is likely the river will not fall below 13FT until late next week.

The current river level is 16.76.  Roads, trails and facilities will re-open as the river falls, debris can be removed, and areas cleaned.

October is Women's Health Month, a time to focus on ways that women can improve their health and maintain a balanced lifestyle. The Military Health System encourages women to make themselves a priority and to be aware of specific health issues that affect their health. TRICARE covers Health Promotion and Disease Prevention exams for the purpose of a well-woman exam annually for women under age 65. There is no cost and you don't need a referral. 

Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling six of its meat and potato products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The potential for contamination was discovered after Hy-Vee’s supplier, McCain Foods, announced it was recalling its caramelized mushrooms and fire-roasted tomatoes, which are ingredients that are used in six Hy-Vee products.

– In honor of Veterans Day, Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy offers a slideshow tour of four European countries and locations familiar to World War II veterans. Landscape photographer Barry Sharp returns to the Quad Cities for a special presentation that contrasts historical and contemporary photos. The presentation is Friday, November 9 at 4:30 p.m. with a reception following at 5:30 p.m. at Bereskin Gallery, 2967 State Street, Bettendorf. The event is free.

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