The Quad City Arts Gallery, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island, will host a free reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday for its new exhibit of photographs by Karen Austin of Camanche, Iowa, and paintings by Maureen Healy Mossman, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on display through June 21. The series from Austin (pictured) is called “Abandoned,” reflecting hidden treasures across the local countryside, in abandoned homes, farms and other structures that are slowly being taken back by nature.


EnVisioning Race: 7-9 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Starting at 7 p.m. participants can take in works by local artists, each revolving around the idea of "race" and its impact. Following the reception, there will be a viewing of the documentary "What's Race Got to Do with It?," which explores such issues as underrepresentation, the limitations of multiculturalism, social equity, affirmative action and how to make a difference. After the film, there will be a discussion on race in the community. Free.


Blackhawk ABATE 10th annual Run for the Wings: 5-9 p.m., JR's Place, 201 S. Main St., Wheatland. Participants will meet at McGrath Quad-Cities H-D parking lot in Davenport and ride to JR's in Wheatland. Orders will be called in before leaving McGrath's. Participants pay for the wings: 75 cents for boneless, 50 cents for bone-in. Free.

Multicultural Mixer: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Senor Julio's, 2900 River Drive, Moline. The Greater Quad-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host this event featuring a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with area professionals of diverse backgrounds. There will be a cash bar, appetizers, music and networking. $5.

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. Free.

Rob Dahms and Gary Pearson: 7-10 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free.

Bucktown Revue Season Finale: 7-9:30 p.m., Nighswander Theater, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $14.

Vocal Ensemble Q-C: 7:30-9 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 2400 Middle Road, Bettendorf. Music@St. Pete's will present Vocal Ensemble Q-C.


Hauberg Plant Sale: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Hauberg Civic Center, 1300 24th St., Rock Island. Featuring perennials, trees and shrubs. All trees will be $10 each, buy 10 get 1 free. Free.

Spring Fashion Show and Brunch: 10 a.m. to noon, Trinity Episcopal Church, 121 W. 12th St., Davenport. For more information, call 563-386-4087. $12 at the door, $10 in advance.

Quad-City Veterans Food Giveaway: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Quad-City Veterans Outreach, 2720 W. Locust St., Davenport. Featuring a food/meat basket giveaway and lunch for veterans. May is Pet Month so participants also can bring dogs and cats for free rabies shots, bag of food and gift bag. Participants should bring a Veterans ID or Center ID Card. Free.

Rooftop Concert: Motown Tribute: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Featuring 10 of soul-playing feel-good hits of the Motown era. There also will be adult beverages and food for sale. Participants should bring a chair. Free with donations education program accepted.

Calvary Lutheran Church 150th Anniversary Carnival: noon to 3 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 121 Merician St., New Windsor. This community carnival will feature games for all ages, a bounce house, cake walk, hot dogs, popcorn and face painting. Free.

Q-C Paws Kitten Shower: noon to 3 p.m., Rock Island County Animal Care and Control, 4001 78th Ave., Moline. Participants can enjoy light refreshments and play shower games while helping the shelter fill a playpen with much needed supplies to prepare for the busy kitten season. Free with donations accepted.

Bags Tournament: 1 p.m., East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. Featuring a double-elimination bags tournament as well as an outdoor concert with Chris Avey and Jenni Grouws at 5 p.m. $5 per player.

Pikachu Party: 2-3 p.m., Davenport Public Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Participants can grab detective hats and follow the clues to the library for this all-ages party featuring making Pikachu ears and other crafts, a Pokémon Go IRL scavenger hunt and competing in the ultimate Pokémon trivia contest for glory and prizes. Free.

Quad-City Rollers vs.Skunk River Riot: 6 p.m., Eldridge Community Center and Skatepark, 400 S. 16th Ave. The first game will feature the Orphan Brigade scrimmaging. In the second game, the Rollers will take on Skunk River Riot from Ames. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Quad-City Food Forest. $12 at the door, $10 in advance, free for youth 12 years and younger.

An Evening with Jean Seberg: 7-9 p.m., Black Box Theatre, 1635 5th Ave., Moline. This exclusive fundraising event will honor actress, activist and icon Jean Seberg. The evening will include live music by Amy and Adams, hors d'oeuvres, wine, excerpts from the award-winning documentary, "Movie Star: The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg," and a silent auction of Jean Seberg memorabilia. Proceeds benefit the final phase of post-production on the documentary. For more information or to make a reservation (required), visit JeanSebergMovie.com. $25.

Caged Aggression Challengers 7: Road to the Big Show: 7:30 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport . Featuring an action-packed card full of up-and-comers competing for a potential spot in the two-night mega event in August. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit cagedaggressionevents.com. $25.

Night People: 7:30-11 p.m., Durant Community Center, 606 5th Ave. Free.

Greg and Rich: 8 p.m. to midnight, Jim's Knoxville Tap, 8716 Knoxville Road, Milan. Free.

Night Sky Viewing with the Popular Astronomy Club: 8-11 p.m., Niabi Zoo Parking Lot, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. The mobile observatory and telescopes will be available to look through or participants may bring a telescope. For weather-related updates, visit facebook.com/QCPAC. Free.


Calvary Lutheran Church 150th Anniversary: 10 a.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 121 Meridian St., New Windsor. Featuring guest minister, the Rev. Jeffrey Clements, Bishop of the Northern Illinois Synod. A meal will be served following the service. For more information or to make a reservation (required), visit clcnw.org. $20 per family, $10 per person, free for service.

Blackhawk ABATE Bears for Buddies Ride: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Illiniwek Park, Hampton. The Blackhawk Chapter ABATE of Illinois will host this annual ride for the Children's Therapy Center. Participants should meet at the Rock Island County Courthouse at 11 a.m. The ride will leave at noon and will end at Illiniwek Park with a picnic is provided. There also will be a blessing of the bikes. Admission: batteries, diapers (size 1-5), pull-ups (size 3T and 4T), baby wipes, big bottles of bubbles and disinfectant wipes, a new stuffed animal.

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.

Art Along the River: Poetry Along the River Banks: 2-3:30 p.m., Schwiebert Riverfront Park, 101 17th St., Rock Island. After a short introduction to the art of poetry writing, participants will write about a river sight or experience and then share it with the group. $5.

Catfish Jazz Society: 3-6 p.m., Columbus Club, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Musicians can bring an axe and join a host for some jamming, dancing and fellowship at this monthly jam session. Free.

One Note Jazz Band: 6-8 p.m., Redstone Room, 129 Main St., Davenport. Part of the Third Sunday Jazz Matinee and Workshop series. $15 reserved, $10 general.

Come Walk With Me: 7:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral, 422 E. 10th St., Davenport. Internationally-known Irish Tenor, Mark Forrest, will lead this evening of music, meditation and prayer. For more information, call 563-324-3257. Free-will offering.


Integrity Integrated 20th Anniversary Leadership Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. Integrity Integrated will celebrate 20 years with this luncheon featuring Quad-City native Chad Pregracke. For more information, call 563-359-1099 or email SBaker@integrityintegrated.com. Corporate tables are available for purchase. $40 per person.


A Cosmic Walk: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat, 2664 145th Ave., Wheatland. Participants can hike two miles of grass paths through prairie fields and timber. There are some hills. Held rain or shine. Price includes trail mix and a lunch. For more information or to register, call 563-336-8414 or visit chmiowa.org/retreat. $20 per person.


The art of Karen Austin and Maureen Healy Mossman: Through June 21. Quad-City Arts Center Gallery, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. This exhibit will feature a series of photographs by Austin titled, "Abandoned," as well as paintings by Mossman. There will be a reception 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 17. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free.

Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound: Through Sept. 1. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, until 9 p.m. Thursday evenings 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 5-9 p.m. Thursdays.

Art Nouveau Amphora: Through June 16. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport.

Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection: Through May 19. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport.

The art of Jan Friedman, Tim Kowalczyk and Kelly Schrader: Through July 1. Quad-City International Airport, 2200 69th Ave., Moline. Free with $1 an hour parking.Remembering Our Fallen: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Isle of Capri, 1777 Isle Pkwy, Bettendorf. Through May 12. Free.

Enter the Bauhaus: Philosophy of Modern Design: Through May 26. German American Heritage Center and Museum, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 senior citizens, $3 children 5-17 years, free for children younger than 5 years/members.

RACE: Are We So Different?: Through June. Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $9 adults, $8 youth 3-18 years, free for Putnam members. Senior citizens, college students and military save $1 on admission.

Horse Power: Through May 30. Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy , 2967 State St., Bettendorf. Featuring the works of Laurie Justuce Pace. For more information, visit bereskinartgallery.com. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Virtual Reality Experience: Through June 1. Rock Island Arsenal Museum, 3500 N. Avenue, Rock Island Arsenal. Museum hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free.

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.

2019 Bishop Hill Quilt Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday, May 17 and 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,Sunday, May 19, Colony School, 405 W. Main, Bishop Hill. Through May 19. Featuring over 100 quilts. For more information, call 309-927-3851. $5 at Colony School.

Beauty and the Beast Jr.: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18; 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. Through May 19. Seton Middle School will present this musical. $5 adults, $3 students.

Dolly ... and Friends: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18.; 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road, Mount Carroll. Featuring Nashville recording artist Brooke Byam. $25, $20 subscribers.

Dance Floor Riot: 8:30 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18, Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. For 21 years and older. Free.


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