Q-C calendar of events: July 25 to Aug. 1

Q-C calendar of events: July 25 to Aug. 1

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The Teranga Drum Circle will perform at noon Friday as part of a free celebration of the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), by the Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living and The Arc of the Quad Cities Area at 501 11th St., Rock Island. The event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will include free food, bouncy houses, children’s activities, community resources, free bingo and prizes, with a special performances of the "Star-Spangled Banner" by people with disabilities at 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, July 25

Channel Cat Talk: Where does All the Sand and Gravel Come From?: 9-10:45 a.m., Riverbend Commons, 2951 River Drive, Moline. Participants can learn about the construction aggregate industry and the sites and materials travelling up and down the river. $14.

Lyle Beaver and the Brass Notes: 5 p.m., Veterans Park, E. 2nd Street, Kewanee. Part of the 2019 Concert in the Park Series. Featuring food concessions at 5 p.m. and a concert at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Doggin' Out: 6:30-8 p.m., Faye's Field, 2850 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Part of the Bettendorf Public Library's 8th annual Outdoor Summer Concert series. Participants can bring food and drinks, with food and drinks also available for purchase. Free.

North of 40: 7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing, 107 17th St., Moline. Part of the summer concert series presented by Moline Centre. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Free.

Greg and Rich: 7-8:30 p.m., Central Park Bandshell, S. College Ave., Aledo. This will be an outdoor show, weather permitting. In case of bad weather the show will be cancelled. Free.

Friday, July 26

ADA 29th Anniversary Celebration: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Illinois Iowa Center for Independent Living, 501 11th St., Rock Island. The IL/IA Center for Independent Living along with The Arc of the Quad-Cities Area will celebrate diversity and inclusion with this community block party for people of all abilities. Free.

Fran and the Country Gentleman: 5 p.m., Veterans Park, E. 2nd Street, Kewanee. Part of the 2019 Concert in the Park Series. Featuring food concessions at 5 p.m. and a concert at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Pappa-Razzi Lite: 6-9 p.m., Hy-Vee, 2930 18th Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Bettendorf Park Band: 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Part of the 51st Bettendorf Park Band concert series. Free.

Saturday, July 27

Riverine Walk: Historic Moline: 9-10:30 a.m., Moline Waterfront, 1425 River Drive. Participants can explore the 19th-century origins of Moline and the movement of the central business district from the 19th century to today. $6.

Paint-By-Nature: 10 a.m. to noon, Wapsi River Environmental Education Center, 31555 52nd Ave., Dixon. Participants will take a nature walk and then paint a themed picture on canvas. The theme for this class will be wildflowers. For more information or to register (required), call 563-328-3286. $5 per canvas.

Summerfest: noon to 3 p.m., Fresh Thyme, 2130 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport. This series of farmers-market-themed events will feature an outdoor produce market, grilling, live music, games and entertainment. Free with charge for some activities.

Crafting For Conservation: 1-3 p.m., Wapsi River Environmental Education Center, 31555 52nd Ave., Dixon. This workshop will be part of the Crafting for Conservation series that focuses on recycling old things and re-purposing natural elements. Participants can make garden stones out of natural materials and wall art out of recycled toilet paper and paper towel tubes. Participants should bring a plastic or tin container for the garden stones. For more information or to register (required), call 563-328-3286. Free.

Acoustic Project: 6-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free.

Dave Ellis and Rich Fricke: 7-10 p.m., Treehouse Pub and Eatery, 2239 E. Kimberly Road, Bettendorf. This will be an outdoor show, weather permitting. In case of bad weather, the show will be indoors at 8 p.m.

Moth Party: 8-11:30 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. This National Moth Week celebration held in cooperation with the Scott County Master Gardeners will begin with a presentation on moths. Following the presentation, participants can observe how black lighting is used to document and identify moths. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. for more information or to register (appreciated), visit nahantmarsh.org. Free.

Tony Hoeppner and Friends: 8-11 p.m., Green Tree Brewery, 309 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free.

Code 415: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Harley Corin's, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free.

Sunday, July 28

Kiwanis 2019 Flea Market: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. Proceeds from this flea market will benefit Q-C Children's Therapy Center, Kiwanis Eliminate Project, Kiwanis Children's Foundation, Q-C Food Pantry, scholarships, UTHS Booster Club Sponsor, East Moline and Silvis libraries and more. $2 gate donation.

Bishop Hill Old Settlers' annual Antique Car Show: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bishop Hill Colony School, 405 W. Main St. Featuring a car show where participants judge entries from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with awards at 3 p.m. Bishop Hill's volunteer firemen also will serve a grilled pork chop meal. For more information, call 309-932-2474. $10 registration, free for spectators with charge for some activities.

ChurchJazz: 9 and 11:15 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. This group of veteran musicians will play a Chicago Jazz Mass at the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services. Free.

Grace Notes Trio: 10:30 a.m., Church of Peace, 1114 12th St., Rock island. This flute, cello and piano trio will lead a worship service. Free.

Public Tours of Quarters One: noon to 4 p.m., Quarters One, Arsenal Island, Rock Island. Tours will begin promptly at noon and continue every half hour until the last tour at 4 p.m. with tour size limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance (required), call 309-737-4280 or visit davenporthouse.org. $10 per person, free for active military.

Greg and Rich: 2-6 p.m., Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Drive, Moline. This will be an outdoor show, weather permitting. Free.

Praise Band Jam: 3-8 p.m., Geneseo City Park, 144 W. Pearl St., Geneseo. Featuring live music from 10 local Christian bands, food, silent auction, old-fashioned pie auction and praising God. All proceeds will be donated to Pregnancy Resources. free with charge for some activities.

Theresa Kilgore Benefit: 4-10 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles #956, 5103 11th St., Rock Island. This benefit to help Theresa Kilgore purchase a wheelchair motor will feature food, games and more. There also will be raffle baskets and a 50/50 raffle. Free with donations accepted.

Gangstagrass and the Accidentals: 6-8 p.m., Wiley Park, NW 4th Street and NW 4th Avenue, Galva. Part of the Levitt AMP Galva Music series. Free.

Tomfoolery On Tremont with Pat Godwin: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Renwick Mansion, 901 Treamont Ave., Davenport. Featuring Whitney Chitwood and other special guests comedians. $15.

Monday, July 29

Coupe DeVille: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. Part of the Monday Summer Concert Series presented by the Moline Township Activity Center. Food will be available for purchase from 5 p.m. until sold out. There also will be dance lessons at 6 p.m. ($3 per person). Free.

Tuesday, July 30

Channel Cat Talk: Beiderbecke and Bellson: 9-10:45 a.m., Riverbend Commons, 2951 River Drive, Moline. Participants can learn about the lives of Bix Beiderbecke and Louie Bellson through recorded music, recently discovered historical information and anecdotes, and their connections to the Quad-City area. $14.

Farm in the Park: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Veterans Park, Front Street, Galva. The University of Illinois Extension will host this day to explore agriculture, horticulture, healthy living and nutrition. There will be make-n-take stations, a petting zoo, interactive game stations, recipes and samples, Master Gardeners to answer gardening questions and more. For more information, call 309-932-3447 or visit web.extension.illinois.edu/hmrs. Free.

Coupe de Ville: 5 p.m., Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island. Part of the 63rd annual Starlight Revue concert series presented by the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department. Food and desserts will be available for purchase starting at 5 p.m., followed by swing dance lessons taught by QC SoDA at 6:30 p.m. with the concert at 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, July 31

Riverine Walk: River Confluence. Historical Importance, Recreational Potentials: 6:30-8 p.m., Hennepin Lock 31, Big Island Road, Milan. Participants can learn about the confluence of the Mississippi and Rock Rivers and adjacent Hennepin Canal. $6.

Here One Day: 6:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. Participants can come and watch a movie and join in the discussion afterward. Popcorn included. This week features the story of filmmaker Kathy Leichter who moved back into her childhood home after her mother's suicide and discovers a hidden box of audiotapes. This is an emotionally candid film about a woman coping with mental illness, her relationships with her family and the ripple effects of her suicide on those she loved. Leichter will Skype in for a Q&A session with the audience after the film. Free.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Channel Cat Talk: Beiderbecke and Bellson: 9-10:45 a.m., Riverbend Commons, 2951 River Drive, Moline. Participants can learn about the lives of Bix Beiderbecke and Louie Bellson through recorded music, recently discovered historical information and anecdotes, and their connections to the Quad-City area. $14.

Coupe De Ville: 5 p.m., Veterans Park, E. 2nd Street, Kewanee. Part of the 2019 Concert in the Park Series. Featuring food concessions at 5 p.m. and a concert at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Cody Road: 6:30-8 p.m., Faye's Field, 2850 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Part of the Bettendorf Public Library's eighth annual Outdoor Summer Concert series. Participants can bring food and drinks, with food and drinks also available for purchase. In case of bad weather, the concert will be inside the Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free.

50 Shades of Rock: 7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing, 107 17th St., Moline. Part of the summer concert series presented by Moline Centre. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Free.

Blues Beatles: 8-9:30 p.m., Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. For 21 years and older. $20 day of show, $15 in advance.

Multi-date Events

The art of Sara Peak Convery: Through July 31. Smith Studio and Gallery, 124 S. State St., Geneseo. Through July 31. Featuring the paintings of Convery. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.

Parkopoly: Through Sept. 2. Vander Veer Botanical Park Conservatory, 215 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. The park has been transformed into a life-size version of Monopoly, and participants can collect a game board and move around the board by exploring the park to uncover clues for a special prize. Conservatory hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Free.

Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action: Through Sept. 9. Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. This exhibit invites children and adults to explore activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and horizontal climbing. Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $9 for 1-59 years, $5 for 60 years and older/active military and immediate family, free for children younger than one year/members.

Textiles to Tools: Their Impact on 19th Century Bishop Hill: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Steeple Building, 103 North Bishop Hill Street,, Bishop Hill. Through Oct. 31. This BHHA-created exhibit features 19th century tools, textiles and the Bishop Hill Colonists who used them. Free.

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Virtual Reality Experience: Through Sept. 27. Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th St. Inspired by cutting-edge virtual reality technology, this exhibit features a fully immersive experience of the new I-74 Bridge and the history of bridges in the Quad-Cities. Library hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Free.

Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild: Through Nov. 11. River Arts Center, 229 5th Ave. S, Clinton. Featuring a quilt exhibit by 19 members of the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild. Hours: 1-4 p.m.

The art of Christopher Reno and Rene Meyer Ernst: Through Aug. 16. Quad-City Arts Center Gallery, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. This exhibit will feature paintings by Reno and digital collages by Ernst. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free.

Electrified: Through Sept. 2. Quad-City International Airport, 2200 69th Ave., Moline. This Quad-City Arts at the Airport exhibit will transform the gallery with works that incorporate neon and video, along with other lighting effects. Featured artists include Gail Ray, Bruce Walters and Dawn Wohlford. Free with $1 an hour parking.

Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound: Through Sept. 1. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. This exhibit explores the power of stories through an assemblage of sculptures or Power Figures as German refers to them. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Thursday evenings until 9 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $10 adults, $6 senior citizens/students with IDs, $4 children ages 4-12 years, free for museum members and everyone on Thursdays 5-9 p.m.

Collaborating Collectors: Herbert and Lou Hoover: Through Oct. 27. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, 210 Parkside Drive, West Branch. This exhibit will feature pieces from the different collections of Herbert and Lou Hoover. Museum hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $10 adults (16-61 years), $5 senior citizens (62 years and older/active and retired military with ID/college students with ID, $3 youth 6-15 years, free for children 5 years and younger/members of the Hoover Presidential Library Association.

Mama Mia!: Thursday-Saturday, July 25-27, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, July 28 and Aug. 4, 2 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31, 2 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 1, 2 p.m., Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road, Mount Carroll. Through Aug. 4. $30 adults, $25 senior citizens (60 years and older), $20 students/military.

Mercado on Fifth: Fridays, July 26 and Aug. 2, 5-10 p.m., 12th Street and 5th Avenue, Moline. This weekly outdoor nighttime market will feature food trucks, live music, produce, craft and retail vendors, kids activities and more. In case of bad weather, food and retail vendors as well as music and children's activities will move indoors to Catalyst Kitchen located inside St. John's Lutheran Church of Rock Island. Free.

Mamma Mia!: Friday-Saturday, July 26-27, 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m., North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. Through July 28. Presented by Countryside Community Theatre and Lancer Productions. $15.

Third annual Plein Air Paint Out exhibit: Through Sept. 25. Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy, 2967 State St. , Bettendorf. Featuring works from artists who participated in the Plein Air Paint Out held in July on the Bettendorf riverfront and parks. There will be an opening reception during First Friday 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. For more information, visit bereskinartgallery.com. Summer gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Free.

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