The first annual Power of Wo is an awareness-raising musical event that both celebrates women in the musical arts in the Eastern Iowa/ Western Illinois area of the Quad Cities region and supports local women in need. Not only does this event spotlight local women artists and musicians, but it serves to provide women in need with feminine hygiene products and basic items of necessity.

Place: Martin Luther King Center
630 Martin Luther King Drive
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Day: Monday, April 16th, 2018
Time: 8:30AM- 10:00AM

Food: Continental Breakfast will be served

~In celebration of Fair Housing Month~

We welcome:

A Representative of Cheri Bustos
State Representative Tony McCombie
State Representative Mike Halpin
State Senator Neil Anderson

WALCOTT, IOWA -- Iowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce the musical acts who will take the stage to entertain attendees at this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree. “We are excited to announce these great headliners,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing Manager.

Join us at Fairmount (3000 N. Fairmount Street) on Tuesday, April 24 at 6pm for an evening with New York Times Bestselling Author, April Henry, who Booklist has called "... a leading light in YA mystery." Henry will give her presentation, "What Doesn’t Kill You: One Writer's (Sometimes Crazy) Dedication to Getting it Right" which will be followed by a book signing.

Rock Island, IL – This week, Rock Island Public Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through transformative services, programs and expertise during the 60th anniversary of National Library Week.

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.