DAVENPORT – St. Ambrose University will host scholars from across the world in an academic exploration of its namesake saint, Saint Ambrose of Milan, beginning this afternoon, Friday April 6, and concluding on Sunday, April 8.

More than 40 scholars from all over the world will present research and dialogue during the three-day conference, “St. Ambrose of Milan: (Re-)Constructing Community.”

Four events are free and open to the public and the media.


Breakfast at Berrie’s1295 Eagle Ridge Road, LeClaire. Lindsey Lenare, owner. Country Style Breakfast Restaurant. 563-729-1374.



Davenport, Iowa (March 30, 2018) – Spring has barely arrived, but members of the staff and management of the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds are already planning a giant summertime event that involves music, food, drinks and fun. It also will benefit a great cause!

The first Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds’ Indoor Beach Party is set for Saturday, June 16, at the Mississippi Valley Fair Center, 2815 W. Locust St.

Feeling overwhelmed with all the “things” in your life? Join us at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30pm when Dr. Jill M. Bjerke, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist from the Cut the Clutter Company, discusses how to downsize, eliminate clutter and get organized once and for all.

Bringing Down the Butcher of Prague: The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

Sunday, April 8 @ 2pm

Dr. Robinson Yost & Dr. Laura Yost, professors of history at Kirkwood Community College, present "Bringing Down the Butcher of Prague: The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich", nearing the 76th anniversary of one of the most daring (and controversial) episode of WWII espionage- The killing of top Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich.

Krista Tippett, host of public radio’s On Being and best-selling author of Becoming Wise, Einstein’s God, and Speaking of Faith is set to keynote a forum exploring the intersection of faith, health, and compassion.

Becoming Wise: an intelligent conversation about faith, health, and compassion

April 12 @ the RiverCenter, Davenport

Doors open at 6:00 p.m., coffee and sweet treats served 6:30 p.m.

Panel discussion with Rabbi Henry Karp, Temple Emanuel

In the heat of the summer, survival can be challenging for many animals as they deal with increased temperatures and protected resources such as water and territory. Find out how animals stay cool and see if they have what it takes to be a survivor.

Davenport, Iowa – The Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) Bridal Garage Sale is Sunday, April 8 from 11am to 1pm at CASI, 1035 West Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA 52806. Soon-to-be brides can shop the various vendor stations as well as the garage sale tables where past brides and vendors are selling their wares.

Spring into Learning at your Rock Island Library

[Rock Island, IL:] The final week of March brings more unique learning opportunities for adults and families at Rock Island Public Library.

March 21, 2018 (Davenport, Iowa) – The force is strong for this trivia night. Put your “Star Wars” knowledge to the test and join Gilda’s Club as they host a “Star Wars” themed trivia night on Friday, May 4 at the Knights of Columbus, 1111 W 35th St. Davenport!