DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 7, 2022) — The weekend of October 14-16 the Putnam is welcoming back the Mad Scientist Ball. Friday October 14 is family night.

HAMPTON, ILLINOIS (October 7, 2022) The Rock Island County Forest Preserve District invites cyclists and spectators to take on the trail for the first-ever Mini-Enduro at Illiniwek Forest Preserve to celebrate our ten-year trail anniversary.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 21, 2022) — Judith Winnick presents an extraordinary lecture about the only all-women concentration camp in her talk “Ravensbrück Concentration Camp: A Story of Courage and Hope,” Wednesday, October 19, 6PM, at the Moline Public Library.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 21, 2022) –– Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE community-wide Halloween event called NoogieFest for the whole Quad City Area on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 2-5PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse located at 1351 W Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 21, 2022) — Norm Moline goes beyond the headlines and delves into the complicated past and present of a nation in his upcoming presentation “Why Taiwan Matters.” This event will be held at the Moline Public Library on Wednesday, October 12, 6PM. Registration is not required.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 20, 2022) — Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream is excited to invite kids and families from across the Quad Cities to one of their most favorite events.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 15, 2022) — Before the pandemic, in any given year, one in five people in the United States reported having a mental-health condition. Mental-health experts suggest the figure is now two in five, or even higher. Every year, NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, brings together hundreds of people to raise mental health awareness and funds through NAMIWalks. This year’s walk is Saturday, September 17.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 12, 2022) — Enjoy an evening with bestselling and award-winning author Nickolas Butler at the Moline Public Library, Thursday, October 6, 6PM. Butler will read from his newest novel, Godspeed, and discuss his work. Books will be available for purchase after the presentation.

LeCLAIRE, IOWA (September 9, 2022) — Wendy Bloomingdale and Annette Black, co-chairs of the Patriot Hunts Riverfest, have organized a family-friendly day with free admission starting with the Kids’ Fishing Derby, 8-10AM, at the south end of the Levee. Registration starts at 7:45AM.

COAL VALLEY, ILLINOIS (September 8, 2022) — Midwestern audiences will discover Shakespeare’s comedic spectacle, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as Stone Soup Shakespeare presents its madcap, mischievous, and free to the public production.  With a focus on the character Bottom, this production poses the question: what stories that we are seeing are real, and what are just a dream?