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WHAT’s GOING ON Thursday, June 14 Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit: Through Sept. 9. Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Co-organized by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art this traveling exhibit is inspired by the art of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle. At this play-and-learn exhibit, visitors step into the pages of the colorful picture books and become the Very Hungry Caterpillar, weave a web with the Very Busy Spider, find their light with the Very Lonely Firefly, make the Very Clumsy Click Beetle flip and jump, compose a night symphony with the Very Quiet Cricket and create artwork using many of Carle’s materials and techniques. Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. MondaysThursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $9 for ages 2-59 years, $5 for ages 60 years and older/children 1-year-old/active military and immediate family, free for children ages 1 year and younger/members. Steam Circus: The Colorful World of Carousels: Through Oct. 21. German American Heritage Center and Museum, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. This exhibit features beautiful pieces of art, history and everyone’s favorite, carousel horses, crafted by the world renowned Dentzel Company and Charles Looff Company. Visitiors can learn about the mixture of old world craftsmanship and new world technology and engineering. From military origins, to the creation and popularization of theme parks, discover how German Immigrants brought talents and crafted masterpieces for the sake of entertainment. 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. Tallgrass to Knee High: A Century of Iowa Farming: Through Oct. 28. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, 210 Parkside Drive, West Branch. Sponsored by the Iowa Farm Bureau this exhibit features historical highlights of farming in Iowa. 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. The art of David Balluff and Greg Dickinson: Through June 22. QuadCity Arts Center Gallery, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. This exhibit will feature mixed media artworks by Balluff and paintings by Dickinson. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. TuesdaysFridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner: Through June 24. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. This exhibition highlights nearly 30 examples of Sinners’ solo work and collaborations as well as innovations within the art form. The works are remarkable combinations of form, material and surface decoration. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. TuesdaysSaturdays, Thursday evenings until 9 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7 adults, $6 senior citizens, $4 children ages 4-12 years, free for children younger than 4 years/active military members, spouses and children/museum members/ after 5 p.m. Thursdays. The art of Michael Ryan, Brian Roberts and Trent Foltz: Through July 1. , QuadCity International Airport, 2200 69th Ave., Moline. This Quad-City Arts at the Airport exhibit will feature paintings by Ryan, Stoneware sculptures by Roberts and photographs by Foltz. Free with $1 an hour parking. An Intimate Encounter with Nature: Through June 21. , Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy , 2967 State St., Bettendorf. Featuring paintings by Misol and photographs by Mendenhall. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. TuesdaysFridays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Free. Rummage Sale: Thursday-Friday, June 14-15, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, June 16, 8 a.m. to noon, John F. Kennedy School, 1627 W. 42nd St., Davenport. Through June 16. Our Lady of Victory will host this rummage sale featuring household items, kitchen wares, lawn and garden items, tools, toys and collectibles and clothing. There also is an entire room with holiday decor. $5, $4 and $3 boxes, $2 paper bags. Free. Jeanne Barnett, lj_barnett1605@q.com, 563-391-0716. 52nd International Woodcarvers Congress: Thursday-Saturday, June 14-16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, June 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jackson County Fairgrounds, 1212 E. Quarry St., Maquoketa. June 14, 2018 Thrifty Nickel I PAGE A2 Westward the Women: Featuring seminars as well as a show and sale (June 14-17) with hundreds of pieces of wood art submitted into competition to be judged by a trio of judges and vendors with tools for carving, reference books and to answer questions about beginner classes. $5, $4 senior citizens (65 years and older) free for youth 12 years and younger with an adult. with an intermission and refreshments. For this show guest performers will include singer/ guitarist, Kevin Hamilton, banjoist, Alex Richey, and Mississippi River minstrel, Frankie Joe Willderman. Proceeds from the summer shows will go toward restoring the two John Lafarge stained glass windows behind the altar at Trinity. A free-will offering will be taken. Flag Day: Bettendorf Park Band: Night Sky Viewing: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Moline Memorial Park, 5001 34th Ave. Moline Memorial Park Cemetery will celebrate Flag Day with this evening featuring patriotic music performed by Big River Brass Band and the retrieval of the American flag. Participants should bring a lawn chair. Refreshments will be available. Free. Friday, June 15 Unhinged Monster Truck Tour: Friday-Saturday, June 1516, 6 p.m., Clinton County Fairgrounds , 328 E. 8th St., DeWitt . Featuring all local monster trucks including Ghost Ryder, Girl Power, Incinerator and Clown N Around. There will be a free pit party at 6 p.m. with paid admission. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit unhingedmonstertrucktour. ticketleap.com/dewitt-iowa. $12 adults, $10 kids, free for youth 3 years and younger. Wheel ‘n’ Steppers Square Dance: 7-9:30 p.m., Square and Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. Featuring mainstream and two plus tips with local caller Tommy Russell. Round dancing also will be provided. $7, free for spectators. Exploring Two Faces of Illinois History: A Conversation with Territorial Governor Ninian Edwards and Pottawatomie Chief Gomo: 7 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Part of Evenings at Butterworth. This presentation by Brian “Fox” Ellis will revolve around the burning of Peoria during the War of 1812 with a fascinating look into the past, and the lives of two of the most compelling and influential participants in Illinois history as the state was being formed 200 years ago. Free. Bucktown Revue: 7-9:30 p.m., Trinity Anglican Church, 1818 6th Ave. , Rock Island. Featuring an old-fashioned variety show in the tradition of such radio programs as “A Prairie Home Companion” and “The Grand Ole Opry.” The summer shows will feature music and humor 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Part of the 50th Annverisary Bettendorf Park Band concert series. In case of rain, concerts will move to the Herbert D. Goettsch Community Center. Free. The Forty Fours: 8 p.m., Harley Corin’s, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Presented by the Mississippi Valley Blues Society. $15, $13 MVBS members. 10 of Soul: 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Free. saturday, June 16 Family Program: Pond Study: 10-11 a.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. Discover the fascinating creatures that live in the marsh by using dip nets to catch ghost shrimp, dragonfly nymphs, water boatman and more. Participants also will learn about pond life, food webs, water quality, metamorphosis and adaptations. $6, $3 child members, free for adults accompanying children. Dinosaur Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Participants can come see evidence to answer the question, “Are dinosaurs alive?” There will be handson learning activities all day and a special Dinosaurs Alive program at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Included with zoo admission: $9 adults, $8 senior citizens (62 years and older), $6.50 youth 3<0x2013>12 years, free for children age 2 years and younger. Quad-Cities Comic Book Convention: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramada Inn, 3020 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Dealers from four states specializing in comic books new and old, toys and related items will be buying and selling. For more information, call 309-657-1599 or visit epguides.com/comics. Free. Acoustic Project: 6-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free. 6:30 p.m., Upham Hall Auditorium, Marycrest Senior Campus, Davenport. Presented by the Classic Film Society. Featuring Robert Taylor and Denise Darcel. (1951) $10 season, $3 per film recommended donation. Greg and Rich: 8-11 p.m., Green Tree Brewery, 309 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free. 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Niabi Zoo Parking Lot, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. The Popular Astronomy Club will host this after dark tour of the summer night sky. Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Erakis (Garnet Star), M29 (Cooling Tower Cluster), M104 (Sombrero Galaxy) and other beautiful objects should be visible weather permitting. The mobile observatory and other telescopes will be available to look through or participants may bring a telescope. For weather related updates, call 309797-3120. Free. Johnny Rogers: 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Featuring the music of Buddy Holly and beyond. Free. Code 415: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Generations Bar and Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free. sunday, June 17 Jim Ryan: 2-6 p.m., Service Station, 432 1st Ave. W, Milan. Featuring live music on the patio. Free. Greg and Rich: 2-6 p.m., Len Brown’s North Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Drive, Moline. This will be an outdoor show on the deck, weather permitting. Free. David Zollo: 3-6 p.m., Tabor Home Vineyards and Winery, 3570 67th St., Baldwin. Part of the Blues in the Vineyard series. Participants may bring a picnic with no outside alcohol alloowed. Free. Pippi Ardennia featuring Daniel Leahy with Paul Weddle and Mike Nellas: 6-8 p.m., Redstone Room, 129 Main St., Davenport. Part of the Third Sunday Jazz Matinee and Workshop series. $15 reserved, $10 general. Monday, June 18 The Barn Raisers: 6-7:45 p.m., Scott County Library System, 200 N. 6th Ave., Eldridge. This new documentary by filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle tells the story of barns in the Midwest by examining them through the lens of architecture. The film explores what building methods, barn styles and materials tell about the people who built them, the life they lived and the role these country cathedrals played in the settling and building of the nation. There will be a Q&A with the Rundles following the screening. Free. Wednesday, June 20 Adam Faucett, Pony Bradshaw and Small Houses: 7 p.m., Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel, 304 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12. Thursday, June 21 2018 Iowa American Water Bix at 6: 6 p.m., Quad-City Times, 500 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Featuring a training run for the Quad-City Times Bix 7 race. Runners registering at one of the training runs or volunteering will receive a special t-shirt. To promote a business or event to over 20,000 people, contact Michelle at Bix7expo@ gmail.com. Training runs are free only to registered participants. Greg and Rich: 7-8:30 p.m., Central Park Bandshell, 200 S. College Ave., Aledo. This event will be canceled in the event of rain. Free. Friday, June 22 Rock the Lot: 6-10 p.m., CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Featuring live music by 90’s Daughter. There also will be several food trucks and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Participants should bring a blanket or lawn chair, no outside drinks or coolers will be allowed. $10. Greg and Rich: 6-9 p.m., Hy-Vee Market Grille Express, 2930 18th Ave., Rock Island. This will be an outdoor show on the patio, weather permitting. Free. Grapevine Midwest Viniculture Expo 2018: 6:30-10 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. This wine festival will feature samples of Midwest and Canadian wines including different wines from all over this area. Participants also will have the opportunity to purchase a bottle of favorite wine as well as savor hors d’oeuvres and desserts, dance to the music of the Cadillac Jack Band and sample beverages from a local distillery and brewery. Includes seven tasting tickets. $35 at the door, $25 in advance. (Continued on page A5)

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