The Empower House Spooktacular 5K Run/Walk and Fall Festival on Oct. 23 is a fun way you can support Iowans living with brain injuries. Empower House is a place where these folks come to be productive and learn work skills.
Pink for the Cure is a committee that was formed in 2011 under the DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation. All of October is filled with community events to raise breast cancer awareness and provide support for all those affected by breast cancer.
The event will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2. All funds raised will benefit Quad-Cities' breast-imaging voucher programs because cost should never be a barrier to accessing what could be life-saving screenings.
The event will kick off at 11 a.m. at the Wal-Mart on West Kimberly Road and ends at the former Hobby Lobby in Bettendorf. You don’t have to have a motorcycle to support the effort. Organizers will be collecting toys at the start and end of the ride.
The tour is a scenic bike ride along the Mississippi featuring multiple stops with music, drink specials, and fun. The serious mission behind it all is a commitment to supporting three local cancer programs
It is National Blood Donation week and our Quad Cities local blood supply is very low due to summer travel and COVID-19. ImpactLife blood center says they have a one-to-two day supply but they much prefer running on a five-to-seven day supply.
Skeleton Key Art and Antiques turns 8 years old this August! Owner, Brandy Vandewalle, is celebrating on Sunday, August 29th from noon to 5 pm in conjunction with their August Rock Island Artists’ Market!
QCL regularly features local artists like Darryl Cross, who is a photographer and graphic designer. Besides getting behind the camera for weddings and sports teams, Cross really loves to use 3-D printers as a graphic design method.
When snacking, take advantage of the snack time by combining 2-3 food groups to provide a nutrient-balanced snack to your child. Serving regular, well-balanced meals will encourage making family meals a priority in your household. Also, exploring a variety of flavors and foods from different cultures and cuisines will make getting kids involved easier!
After almost 16 months of delay, the long-awaited debut of Saturday Night Fever is now showing on the Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse stage. The musical is adapted from the Oscar-nominated 1977 smash with star John Travolta! Emily Stys and Justin Wolfe Smith, the lead actors in this musical, join Paula to explain what to expect when coming to Circa for the show.
A fun event for the ladies is coming up, where you can take part in adventurous activities like kayaking and ziplining with an evening relaxing by the fire with a glass of wine. Shelley Wells-Cain from The Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois shares what this event has to offer for women (21+).
There is going to be a reggae in the district of Rock Island this weekend. Part of the longtime carribean-style festival known as “Ya Maka My Weekend” is being known for their delicious food and drinks.
Alternating Currents is back on the calendar this year with it’s music, art, comedy, and film festival! On August 19-22, enjoy 20+ venues hosting more than 100 performances, screenings and art events along with dozens of restaurants, shops, bars and more.
Deasia Hickman is Quad City Arts’ new featured artist and joins Morgan and Jake to show off some of her artwork. Creating a Quad Cities Live logo for the show, her inspiration came from her late grandfather who served in the military.
East Moline is seeing growth and development recently thanks in part to its community fund which is celebrating ten years. The new “Bend XPO” is holding its grand opening and host the 10th Anniversary event for the East Moline Community Fund.
Timberlake Playhouse’s Darren Mangler and Paul Stancato join Morgan and Jake to share what their newest play is about. Darren is one of the actors and Paul is the director of Jesus Christ Superstar, showing through August 1st.
On Sunday, Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) kicked off beginning in Sac City. Cyclists dip their tires in the Missouri River before making their seven-day trek to Clinton. Lesley Webster with the Clinton Convention and Visitors Bureau shares what Clinton has prepared for this special day!
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.
NBC’s Summer Olympic Games will preempt the live broadcast of Bix 7 coverage on TV6 but viewers can watch it on The Circle or KWQC.com. Here's a primer on how to watch all the Bix 7 events starting Thursday, July 22, with the Brady Street Sprints.
Quad City Arts announced that the annual Kwik Star Festival of Trees will return with the theme "Oh What Fun" Nov. 20-28 following a year off due to the pandemic. The televised, downtown Davenport helium balloon Holiday Parade kicks it off on Saturday morning, Nov. 20.
The Rock Island County Fair announced that an in-person fair will be held from Tuesday, July 20 to Saturday, July 24. Admission is free anytime before 8 p.m. To kick off the event with a bang, fireworks are part of the grandstand entertainment on Tuesday night.
Antique Island's “SHOP HOP” is Saturday, July 17, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rock Island. Five antique stores are participating. Hop around to each location, get a stamp, and turn in your completed form at your last stop for a chance to win gift certificates from each store.
Humility Homes & Services, Inc. (HHSI) is a program that takes people from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Donations of needed merchandise to the Fresh Start Center helps participants save money as they establish a new home and start over. New and gently used, clean and in-working order items are kindly accepted.
YOUTHFEST encourages kids to be involved in natural play and constructive summer activities. This free Davenport Parks & Recreation event is happening on July 14 at Fejevary Learning Center featuring hands-on games, interactive displays, music, and 30+ vendors promoting fun-filled activities.
2021 marks 150 years since Eldridge became an incorporated town and this weekend, the Eldridge Summer Festival will celebrate on July 9 and 10 with food, live music,, fireworks, a parade, petting zoo, and many other festivities going on at Sheridan Meadows park on Friday and in downtown Eldridge on Saturday.
Quad City Arts’ artist, Jon Burns has created a new logo for Quad Cities Live. Jon’s artistic abilities are unique, as he works in the visual mediums of paint, drawing, photography, graphic design, and videographer.