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Q-C has Valentine's events, packages and new museum exhibits


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Posted Online: Jan. 16, 2013, 1:27 pm
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau


** Plan a Romantic Getaway to the Quad Cities for Your Sweetheart
Looking for some Valentine's event ideas? With the many special events happening in the Quad Cities and romantic overnight package deals, it will be a breeze to treat them like royalty. Head to a concert, pottery class, ballet, dinner, hockey game, or moonlight walk that's all going on around Feb. 14.
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** Putnam Museum Opens Bodies Revealed in March
The Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th Street in Davenport, Iowa, opens Bodies Revealed on Mar. 9 that is a unique opportunity to SEE the impact of our lifestyle choices. The exhibition takes visitors through galleries providing an up-close look inside the skeletal, muscular, reproductive, respiratory, circulatory and other systems of the human body. For more information, call 563-324-1933 or visit www.putnam.org
For a full news release, go to: http://bit.ly/X96dFg

** Art Museum Exhibit Showcases Historic Maps
The Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd Street in downtown Davenport, Iowa, opens a new exhibit on Mar. 3 that shows historic maps that show early representations of the world to detailed maps of America's interior west of the Mississippi. On display thru June 16. Open 10 am-5 pm Tuesday-Sunday, and until 9 pm on Thursday. For more information, 563-326-7804 or www.figgeartmuseum.org
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**2013 What's New in the Quad Cities: bit.ly/UoOrjn

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The Quad Cities is located on the Mississippi River and is made up of the riverfront cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa; Moline/East Moline and Rock Island, Illinois; and surrounding communities.





















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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