On Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., approximately 60 established women leaders and high school and college-aged girls will join together at the Botanical Center in Rock Island, Illinois for the Quad City Area Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk, part of a global movement to inspire a rising generation through mentorship. The worldwide events are held in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Join us each month as we highlight a different craft chosen especially for older children and teens. We’ll meet at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) at 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 27 and Tuesday, April 24. In March we’ll explore quilting and in April we’ll try our hand at found art. These classes are appropriate for children ages 8 and up.


March 13 – Bierstube – LeClaire – Lunch – noon

April 10  – Breakfast at Berrie’s – Breakfast - 8:00am

May 8 – Blue Iguana - Lunch - noon


ANNOUNCEMENTS – 03/09/2018

March 9 - 6-8pm - Enjoy “Five O’clock Friday” at Wide River Winery Tasting Room. Sample seasonal bites and enjoy live music by Dave Ellis.  

The Quad City Botanical Center is holding its annual plant sale to benefit their education department.  Each year, over 9,000 school aged children experience the gardens at the Center by taking part in various programs ranging from greenhouse tours to lessons on the water cycle. 

If you've thought about art and the riverfront, or, just how to make the riverfront more cool, we would like your help. The City of Davenport, the Downtown Davenport Partnership and the Figge Art Museum will host an open house from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on March 20, the first step in developing an integrated art plan for the city’s riverfront.

Celebrate spring with the Library’s first ever Peeps Diorama Contest! Make a shoebox-sized diorama based on a book of your choice, using marshmallow Peeps. Entries can be turned in from Monday, March 19 through Saturday March 31 at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) where they will be on display. A winner will be chosen by the library staff on Monday, April 2 and will receive a prize!

Spring Forward With Us!

The Spring Forward Party - March 10, 2018

Bent River Brewery,Rock Island

7-10 pm

$30 tickets online $35 at door Includes: appetizers, two drink tickets, brewery tour & a Bent River pint glass

Super St. Patrick's Weekend

Celebrate the release of the movie A Wrinkle in Time! Based on the classic novel by Madeleine L'Engle, join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Saturday, March 10 at 2:00pm for a discussion of the book and some fun activities.

Answering some trivia questions can help support Rebuilding Together Quad Cities, the organization that makes homes safe and healthy for families, elderly, disabled and veteran homeowners.