Friday, September 12, 2008

A few upcoming events


2008 Vander Veer Fall Festival -includes an Art & Garden Fair, frog jumping contest, doll buggy parade, fishing derby, apple baking contest, and a number of other activities for kids and families. There will also be a public input meeting about potential plans to reopen the south entrance of the park.

First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline, will hold a rummage sale benefiting Davenport firefighter Bob Juarez from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call (866) 323-1631 for details.

Fejervary Children's Zoo, 1800 W. 12th St., Davenport, will celebrate its 103rd Birthday by offering free admission from 10 a.m-.5 p.m. Call (563) 326-7830 for details. This is on both Saturday and Sunday.

Also, at noon the University of Iowa is scheduled to beat some other team from Iowa.


St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church's Oktoberfest -"11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. right on Rusholme Street with an authentic German Dinner to be served in Denning Hall, 11:30-3:30 P.M. There will be plenty of food, entertainment, games and fun for all, plus the Big Raffle with $3,000.00 in Cash Prizes." -St. Paul's website


5:30 PM City Council Work Session about Traffic Cameras
Here's QCOnline's story on it.


Matt said...

Chris -

there are a couple more art-related evens going on right now too, in case you or anyone else is interested. i often shy away from Bucktown because of the craft mall feel, but there are actually a couple fine art gallery spaces inside, and one of them is hosting a somewhat unique show this month that features a group of seven artists and musicians. included in the roster is a collaborative effort between myself and two other local artists, where we stepped far outside of our normal modus operandi and made these ridiculous nonsense art- and music-making machines. there's a youtube video of one of the pieces (before the entire installation was actually finished) here:

The Dutch (wind-blown painting dipper)

aside from that, another artist made a machine that is being dubbed a "water xylophone," someone made an interactive noise-making teeter-totter (powered by a user-activated garage door opener), and there are other interactive drawing machines and music machines. the show's up now, and the reception is the night of September 26th.

i should stop piggybacking your post; i'll send the other upcoming exhibit's info when that show is actually up.

Anonymous said...

Pin qci's tail on the wall. Go Cyclones.