Bettendorf, IA,  March 10, 2018 – GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers will hold its annual celebration of acceptance at the 2018 “i have a voice” Gala.

Explore a variety of arts and crafts at the Davenport Library with our Homeschool Arts program. We’ll work with a variety of materials and techniques that are sure to spark your imagination and fuel your creativity! These programs are designed for kids in 3rd through 5th grade and will be held at the Main Library (321 Main Street) at 1:00pm on the following days:

Tuesday, January 16 – Beginning Crochet

Making the change to a holistic lifestyle can seem overwhelming, so where do you start? Come join as at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Tuesday, January 23 at noon when local Holistic Health Practitioners, Lori Sullivan and Jenna Crookshanks, speak about how toxins affect our health, why it’s important to eliminate them and what steps are necessary to create a holistic lifestyle. Start the new year with a healthy new outlook!

“The Importance of Sleep” Program at the Davenport Library

It’s just sleep – what’s all the fuss? Join us at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, January 17 at 6:30pm when The REM Center from Moline will talk about what happens during sleep, the disorders affecting your eight hours and the keys to a good night’s sleep.

[Rock Island, IL:] Take a walk down memory lane with two free events next week at the Rock Island Public Library.

Join us for a fun craft everyone will enjoy! The whole family is invited to come and paint rocks with us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Tuesday, January 16 at 6:00pm. Paint fun designs or inspiring messages to share.

We’ll supply the rocks and paint, you bring the creativity!

Bald Eagles - Favorite Winter Visitors


January 2, 2018 - The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds will host a first-ever, two-day St. Patrick’s Day party in March

Davenport, Iowa – Top bands playing a variety of music, skydivers dressed as leprechauns, a great selection of good food and plenty of green beer. All of that will be part of a giant, two-day St. Patrick’s Day party planned for the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (MVF) in March.

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Family Resources’ anti-human trafficking program Braking Traffik will host several events throughout January for Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Events include presentations of the documentary Any Kid Anywhere, community awareness events and delivery of baked goods to law enforcement agencies by staff.