DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 15, 2019) — Join Kevin Braafladt, Army Sustainment Command Deputy Historian, at the Rock Island Arsenal when he discusses the American Strategic Bombing Campaign (USAAF) & Raid on Berlin, which aimed to destroy infrastructure and civilian moral. The discussion will take place at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, March 13, beginning at 6:00PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 15, 2019) — Get excited for New York Times Bestselling author Jason Reynolds to visit the Davenport Public Library on March 28, 2019! In preparation for his visit, the Library will be hosting book discussions at various locations. Drop in for any or all! Books may be available, call the library for more information.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 15, 2019) — The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is excited to invite you to attend our 57th Annual Banquet on Thursday February 21, 2019 at the John Deere Worldwide Headquarters,1 John Deere Place, Moline IL.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 8, 2019)  The Quad Cities will come together to run for the gold at the 2019 CASI St Patrick’s Day Race Presented by Wells Fargo on Saturday, March 16, 2019, to benefit the Center for Active Seniors, or CASI, as it is known to so many.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 7, 2019) — WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is hosting their 2019 Imagination Station for kids on March 16.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 6, 2019):

Valentine Scherenschnitte

Sunday, February 10 @ 1PM & 2:30PM

Pre-Registration & Pre-Payment Required

Love is in the air, and even on paper! Make your own paper-cut Valentine with instruction from Keith Bonnstetter on Sunday, February 10!

Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot ahead of time to create these beautiful snowflake designs!

 

2D Class 1:00-2:00PM | 3D Class 2:30-4PM

Bettendorf, Iowa (January 31, 2019) — GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center will hold its annual celebration of acceptance at the 2019 “i have a Voice” Gala.

ROCK ISLAND, IL - The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Committee announces a call for entries for the "Ida Kramer Children and the Holocaust Essay Contest" and the "Meyer and Frances Shnurman Holocaust Visual Arts Contest" which are open to all Quad City Area students in grades 7-12. The deadline for entries is February 1, 2019.

Both contests offer cash prizes as follows:

First Prize:      $500, with a $100 gift card to the teacher who provided guidance

Most Iowans think that the state was solidly pro-Union during the Civil War. After all, some 76,500 residents fought for the North. In reality, Iowa Democrats formed a spectrum of dissent. The majority of Democrats opposed abolishing slavery (and yet favored the Union war effort); the minority sympathized with the South. Out of this group, at least 60 Iowa residents served the Confederacy. This talk will focus on four or five of them.

Davenport, Iowa (January 22, 2019) ― TEDxDavenport will take place on March 27, 2019 at the Figge Art Museum in the John Deere Auditorium from 11:00AM-5:30PM. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of SOLVE FOR X.  

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