CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ANNUAL AWARDS WINNERS FOR 2017!

The Annual Award Winners for 2017 were Announced at the 2018 Awards Dinner, Davenport Country Club on Saturday, January 27, 2018!  Those chosen by fellow Chamber Members and honored were:

Volunteer of the Year – Loren Long – Tug Fest

Event of the Year – tie – Wine Hop and Apple Fest

[Rock Island, IL:] From a new morning movie series to a second helping of a popular local history program, the Rock Island Library is offering plenty of support for adult learning and entertainment this February.

on Thursday, February 8, at 10AM Davenport Fire will host a media event to announce an upcoming smoke alarm initiative. The media event will take place at the Five Seasons Trailer Park, 5112 Fairmount.  At that time, Davenport Fire Lt.

Join dancers from Ballet Quad Cities for an hour of movement and music as we bring “Alice in Wonderland” to life at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Saturday February 24 at 2:00pm. Reading has never been so much fun as everyone learns to “dance me a story!”

Feb. 6, 2018 (Davenport, Iowa) – The Genesis Cancer Care Institute is proud to welcome Mandy Harvey and Preacher Lawson to the stage for the 9th annual Intimate Conversations fundraiser to benefit Gilda’s Club Quad Cities on Friday, April 6. Lawson, a comedian from Orlando, Florida, was a 2017 top 10 finalist on America’s Got Talent while Harvey took 4th place on the same stage as she used her ukulele to perform original songs during the competition.

Do the “Cocoa Crawl” in LeClaire, Iowa – warm up with some hot cocoa plus enjoy free chocolate treats and fun discounts!

Join us for a fun day of sampling hot cocoa and chocolate treats in LeClaire, Iowa on Saturday, February 10 from 2-5pm (PLUS see extended hours from some deals below).

Due to expected inclement weather conditions, the February 7th food distribution, which was scheduled to be held at River Bend Foodbank (4010 Kimmel Drive, Davenport), is being cancelled. We regret that the distribution will not take place, however, the safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff is always our first consideration. Weather permitting, the next distribution at River Bend Foodbank will take place on March 7th

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It might still be chilly outside, but there’s plenty to do inside with our February lineup of kids arts and crafts programs. Come to one or all four!

Thursday, February 8 at 4:00pm at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) – “Collage Mandala.” Create a dynamic layer mandala by mixing and matching card stock and scrapbook paper. Registration required.

It’s almost time for the annual QC Area Teen Video Contest! You’re invited to create and submit a 3-5 minute video on this year’s theme, “Libraries are for Creating.” Videos will be shown on the Putnum Museum’s Giant Screen at the Teen Video Contest Premiere Party on Thursday March 8 at 6:00pm. Entry forms and complete rules are available at the Library.

Cheryl Raley-Kirk from the Source Bookstore will provide insight into rare, out-of-print and collectible books at the “Rare and Valuable Books” presentation. Join us at Main (321 Main Street) on Tuesday, February 13 at 1:00pm to learn what makes a book rare and collectible, how to identify a first edition and how to research a books value. Cheryl will also talk about proper book descriptions, bindings, parts of a book and signed books.

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