Chuck McClenning’s original designs are catching huge attention and are now being mass produced. Being sold to stores all over the United States and some overseas, this New London, Iowa artist is now an Independent Licensed Designer for a company in Ohio.
Before the 7 mile run and block parties, there was a Davenport coronet player named Bix Beiderbecke who is still considered among the greatest jazz musicians in the world. This memorial Jazz Fest in his name lives on as Steve Trainor, President of the Bix Society, shares what this year has in store!
The City of Davenport is hosting “Party in the Park” on Thursday evenings through September. From 5:30-7:30 P.M., there will be food, entertainment, and fun for the kids with an opportunity to learn more about neighbors in the community and talk face-to-face with city staff and council about issues and opportunities across Davenport.
A full day of live 20′s-style jazz music featuring great bands from all around the country. The Heights of the Era festival is a free community event with food provided! This festival will be happening on Bix race Saturday, in lieu of bringing jazz back to Bix weekend.
Handicapped Development Center in Davenport is hiring for all shifts! Having open interviews Thursday July 22 and 29 from 2-4 P.M. at their location on Brady Street. A variety of positions are available that fit many needs of potential job candidates, including various shifts, part-time and full-time, different work settings, flexible schedules, etc.
Todd and Ginger from Life Connections Peer Recovery Services share that they will be hosting the final night of RAGBRAI in 2021. An estimated 20,000 RAGBRAI riders will converge in DeWitt on July 30 for an overnight event!
Alison Beardsley from Unity Point shares the reason behind Unity Point offering these no-cost breast cancer screenings. Funded by Riverboat Development Authority and Trinity Health Foundation, Unity Point is offering mammograms without doctors referral or order.
Who is in the mood for an exciting air show?!? Rock Falls is hosting the Whiteside County ACCA 2021 Air Show July 23-25. It's just $10 admission for an armband good for ALL THREE DAYS and kids 12 & under are free. Here are all the fun details.
This is the Quad Cities' area consignment super store where they are dedicated to providing consignors the best return on their merchandise, while providing buyers with quality, low-cost shopping. Don't miss the Half-Off Sale (on already bargain-priced merchandise) July 24-25!
Fern Schumer Chapman shares her experience of sibling estrangement through her book - Brothers, Sisters, Strangers. Roughly 65 million Americans suffer from sibling estrangement, one of the most painful life experiences.
With masks being lifted after the past year, our lips are in desperate need to be taken care of again! Brittany Gray shares her lip secrets and tips for healthy, plump lips. Softer makeup is in, with dramatic makeup not so much being the trend anymore!
Elizabeth Lonning from Psychology Health Group explains what the feeling of ‘burnout’ is and what the main causes are. Burnout comes from extreme exhaustion caused by any environment where repetitive motions or actions are performed.
Patti McRae from Quad City Animal Welfare Center introduces Donna, an adoptable 8-week old kitten with litter-mates also adoptable at the Welfare Center. Donna has been spayed and is up to date on shots!
For one looking to work in film or television, become the next YouTube or TikTok star or just think making movies is interesting, Fresh Films - a local film program for teens (7th-12th grade) - is worth looking into. This program is free with no experience required.
The Pulitzer-winning “The Piano Lesson” by August Wilson is set in the 1930s Depression era but the play’s themes are certainly still relevant in 2021. An all-black cast is featured in the production that runs July 16-25 at Moline's Playcrafters Barn Theatre.
There’s an app for just about everything. Now there’s one to help you not only walk your dog, but get a true workout in (for both of you!) at the same time. Find out more about 30-minute guided workouts for you and your pup with CardioCast.
Customers can count on La-Z-Boy to always keep up with current trends by offering transitional styles that is a mix of traditional and contemporary that becomes something timeless. And their FREE design services can help you get the room of your dreams.
Moline Parks & Recreation is inviting folks of all ages and skill levels to de-stress at "Yoga in the Park" at Peterson Park on select Saturdays this summer. The next chance to join in is at 9:00 a.m. on July 17.
For two weeks, starting on Monday, July 26, KWQC-TV6 will be preempting our usual daytime programming---including Paula Sands Live---for NBC's coverage of the 2021 Summer Olympic Games. PSL will return with new shows on Monday, August 9.
The moving company is hiring movers and drivers at $14-16 per hour (plus tips) with health benefits, scholarship programs, flexible schedules, potential career advancement, and 401K options. Learn more about Two Men & A Truck and these employment opportunities.
Does your sofa look worn out with as much as we were all home last year?!? Does your child need to upgrade to a larger bed? Find the perfect new or high-quality used furniture for any room or space to complement your style, personality, and budget at Coal Valley Family Furniture.
Navy Pier is where guests of all ages can go in Chicago for lakeside leisure and recreation---including events, free public programs, attractions, culture, dining, shopping and much more. And the new Pier Perks Day program offers special discounts on Tuesdays and Thursdays at various retailers, eateries, and attractions including rides, cruises, and other amenities.
If you love the 50′s then check out the treasures on display on the PSL set from an retro antiques store that is participating in Saturday's Antique Island Shop Hop in Rock Island from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lovers of collectibles can shop and qualify to win gift certificates good at all five participating retailers on July 17.
The RedZone League is expanding into the Quad Cities. TBK Bank Sports Complex will host a flag football season for 1st-4th graders this fall. Sign up deadline is August 1. This is a professionally-run football league designed to allow kids to chase their football dreams.
This mission started as a way for a mother to involve her non-verbal autistic son into her passion for crafting. When she gave him some paint and a brush for the first time, she was quite uncertain as to what would transpire. Maddox became immersed into painting. Now Mom Stevie crafts his creations into keepsakes.
The trend toward finding less-invasive joint replacement procedures involving smaller incisions and novel approaches is wonderful news for patients. Find out more about robotic-assisted surgery which translates into a reduction in post-op pain, minimal scarring, a reduced length of stay at a hospital, and even the possibility of outpatient joint-replacement procedures.
This beautiful store in The Village of East Davenport was founded to honor the memory of the owner's beloved mother. Wind Dancer Boutique's mission is to be place for anyone in search of spiritual tools, guidance, healing, bohemian art, handmade jewelry, clothing, and so much more.
Hearing loss is frustrating for those who have it and for loved ones. But recent research reveals that it also is linked with dementia. Untreated hearing loss can make it as much as FIVE TIMES more likely that a person develops cognitive decline. A free hearing screening can not only prevent such a decline, but boost cognitive function by 50% if impairment is treated with hearing aids.
Why eat more avocados? Whether sliced on toast, mashed up as a dip, cubed into a salad, or eaten straight from the tree, these fatty fruits really are all they're smashed up to be. Avocados are packed with good fats and fiber, will help you stay full longer, and are a vitamin-filled powerhouse.
A Clinton woman had been on an organ donor list for two years and could never have imagined that her former sister-in-law would step up and donate an organ. But that's exactly what happened. The surgery was in Iowa City on May 20, 2021. Both women have recovered and here is their inspirational and heartwarming story.
Argrow’s House has a lot of exciting news including a new body wash product launch, a talented, new cosmetic science intern has joined the team, plus the non-profit will be expanding into Moline with a facility that will have their first-ever storefront. Also----find out what's inside the beautiful July Hope Box.
“Junkers” and “pickers”, mark you calendar! Historic downtown Burlington will be hosting "A Very Vintage Market" for one day only on Saturday, July 17. This event is perfect for shoppers and vendors to share their passion to reuse, remake, and restyle.
Books, craft beer, raffle baskets, food for sale, live music 6-8 p.m., and games for the whole family will be a part of the July 15 benefit for the new, state-of-the-art East Moline Public Library at Midwest Ale Works in the Rust Belt from 3:00-9:00 p.m.
Rock Island County Animal Care & Control is having an adoption special through July 19. It's just $10 now to adopt an adult cat or dog. The normal rate is $100. Use the money saved to stock your house with new pet necessities including food and extra treats!
Giving us a live look from the John Deere Classic, Joey Donia explains what has happened during the first day of the PGA tournament in the Quad Cities. John Deere Classic is celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year and has many festivities to celebrate!
Bailey Carson is a Home Care Expert from Angi (formerly The Angie’s List Report) who knows what to look for in a backyard. She tells us to think of the small details such as do bugs love your backyard? If so, find a repellent that works or other outdoor items made for keeping away pests for your next backyard bash.
Code Ninjas recently opened their doors this week in Davenport. They are a learning center that provides children aged 6 - 14 instruction and guidance through learning what coding is and how to create a video game or an app from their knowledge of coding.
KWQC’s Meteorologist has and adventure side to him - Erik The Kayak Guy explains his passion for the sport. A few years ago, Erik’s love for kayaking came about and ever since he has been an instructor for all levels of knowledge in kayaking.