Thursday Jul 27 @ 8:00 AM
Quad Cities Open Coffee
Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce – Your Content --What Can You Use? Your Brand--How Should You Protect It? With the rise of easily downloadable online content, it’s more important than ever to understand how content can and cannot be used to ensure it complies with the law. Your brand is one of your most important assets. Is it protected? Learn how to answer these questions with a presentation from Lane & Waterman’s April Price. April will present on trademarks, copyrights, licensing, and permissions. About April: April Price joined Lane & Waterman in 2007 and is a registered patent attorney, practicing in all phases of intellectual property law including the preparation, prosecution and enforcement of patents, trademarks, and copyrights. April also handles technology related transactions including negotiating, drafting, and enforcing software, cloud computing, and ecommerce agreements. Additionally, April works closely with in-house counsel on media law and 1st Amendment issues. April is a former chair and current council member of the Intellectual Property Section of the Iowa State Bar Association and is Secretary of the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association. April received her J.D. degree from Indiana University-Indianapolis, and a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Bradley University. She is a member of the bar in the States of Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
 
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 9:00 AM
Create Your Career Toolkit Day
Western Illinois University-Quad Cities – Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will host a "Create your Career Toolkit" event from 9 a.m-4 p.m. Thursday, July 27. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the QC Complex, Building C Atrium. WIU-QC's Career Services will offer resumé and cover letter reviews, help with LinkedIn profiles, and mock interviews to students, alumni, and community members. "This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to prepare for a first job or a career shift, and we welcome members of the public," said Stephanie Loconsole, WIU-QC Admissions counselor and Career Services summer intern. The event is drop-in style. Those interested but unable to attend may still make an appointment with Career Services at (309) 762-9080. For more information about the event, contact Loconsole at (309) 762-3999 ext. 62529 or SL-Loconsole@wiu.edu.
 
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 10:30 AM
Dance me a Story: Exploring Literature through Ballet
Figge Art Museum – Join us and learn how dancers from Ballet Quad Cities are inspired by the story to create a ballet with music, costumes, props and movement. Get your dancing shoes on and head to the museum for this fun interactive activity for boys, girls and the whole family. FREE - Meet in the museum lobby. This week we will be reading and dancing the story "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll! This program is funded by Hubbell-Waterman Foundation
 
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 12:00 PM
Ice Cream Social
Delta Sigma Chi Fraternity - Alpha Chapter – TLC is having an Ice Cream Social!! We want to invite our Downtown Rock Island neighborhood to join us for a little mid-day treat. This will be a 1st Annual Celebration in the District to celebrate National Ice Cream Month! Stop by and get your FREE scoop of Ice Cream and enjoy the day! **BONUS** The business who brings the most employees to our event will win FREE lunch (up to 12) delivered to your office location!
 
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 5:00 PM
Vol 6 - Bronson + short film program
Figge Art Museum – Cinema at the Figge Presented & programmed by Ford Photography Volume 5 - Bronson + Short Film program. Exploring violence & identity via cinema. NOTE: This evenings program is intended for adult audiences and contains strong language, realistic violence and nudity. Thursday July 27th Figge Art Museum - 2nd Floor Auditorium FREE (suggested donation, with all proceeds to the Figge Art Museum) ------------- 5-6 Cocktail hour -beer by WAKE Brewing, tailored to match the feature! -food provided by Figge Art Museum -Bob Herington and Joshua Ford DJ set 6:00 Short Film Program 6:30 Intermission, drinks/food/tunes 7:15 Feature Film Short film program: 1. "Sever the Head" (big screen premiere!) -2017. directed by Joshua Ford, music video for Iowa City's Aseethe, on Thrill Jockey Records, Starring Alex Mahaffey and Cecilia Adamski. A heavy visual take on cycles of violence, created in the Quad Cities. 2. "Los Angeles 1991" - 2015. directed by Bruno Zacarías & Miguel de Olaso. The film Follows four different characters in Los Angeles amidst racial tensions just before the riots of '92. This film won "best narrative short film" awards at countless film festivals worldwide. (Thanks to Jon Burnett for making us aware of this film!) 3 . "Compulsion" 2017. (Midwest Premiere, has screened only once before on west coast!) Directed by Brian Sepanzyk and Baptists/Sumac drummer Nick Yacyshyn (who also scored the film). A nod to 80’s slashers, but with a different perspective. Starring Andrew Drury (vocalist of Baptists) and Eva Bourne, who you may remember as the lead from our October screening of Beyond the Black Rainbow. Get ready folks, stoked on this one! Feature Film: Bronson 2008, Rated R, Director: Nicolas Winding Refn. "In 1974, a misguided 19 year old named Michael Peterson decided he wanted to make a name for himself and so, with a homemade sawn-off shotgun and a head full of dreams he attempted to rob a post office. Swiftly apprehended and originally sentenced to 7 years in jail, Peterson has subsequently been behind bars for 34 years, 30 of which have been spent in solitary confinement. With an intelligent, provocative and stylized approach, "Bronson" (based on a true story) follows the metamorphosis of Mickey Peterson into Britain's most dangerous prisoner, Charles Bronson" ------------- Beer by Wake Brewing (The Brothers Parris, Justen & Jason), tailored to match the feature film:
 
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 5:30 PM
Seminar: Surgical Advancements for Lymphedema
Genesis Health System – Join University of Iowa Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Wei F. Chen, MD, for a free seminar regarding two innovative surgical treatment options he offers to patients experiencing lymphedema. He will talk about: -Lymphaticovenular Anastomosis -Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer RSVPing is not required but encouraged. Do so at www.genesishealth.com/Lymphedema
 
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 5:30 PM
Military Fatherhood Program: Ice Skating Outing
Rock Island Arsenal Army Community Service – Military Dads, bring your kids for a night of ice skating fun. Come get out of the summer heat and join us on the ice. Everything will be provided, but remember it will be cool in there so please plan accordingly. Dinner will be a choice of a hamburger, hot dog or walking taco basket. RSVP or more info by calling 309-782-3049.
 
    Thursday Jul 27 - Jul 29 @ 6:30 PM
Create "Doodle Flowers " with Vino van Gogh
Vino van Gogh - Quad Cities – Advance online sign up at www.VinoGogh.com for $32/per person. Save $5 when you use the promo "save5"
 
TODAY
    Friday Jul 28 @ 6:30 AM
Using Cybersecurity as a Competitive Advantage
Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce – Hub Huddles are an opportunity for manufacturing leaders to share, on a peer-to-peer basis, best practices for growth and strategies to overcoming challenges. Using Cybersecurity as a Competitive Advantage Featuring Eric Schlichte, ProCircular Join us for the next Hub Huddle where ProCircular Chief Technology Officer Eric Schlichte will share specific actions leaders can take to better protect their organization and do so in a way that helps win more business. Attendees will learn basic cybersecurity best practices, understand risks facing manufacturing organizations such as data breach and manufacturing compliance requirements, among others, and also have a better idea of where their organization should take action and why. About the speaker Eric Schlichte has more than 20 years of experience in the field of information technology (IT), security and compliance. He specializes in organizational leadership, service delivery, six sigma, lean and IT life cycle management with a focus on compliance. Eric has managed large global implementations of custom-built software, network architecture, compliance readiness, software deployment, and full security platform implementations. He has more than a decade of experience designing, building, managing, and supporting global data centers with location-specific regulations. His work in numerous heavily regulated industries including financial, education, healthcare, and manufacturing, has given him a keen eye for information security risks and understanding of how to apply best practices related to industry-standard security. Eric has a passion for strict change control and automation, leading to enhanced security and up time, and has been recognized for his leadership in service delivery and compliance readiness. He has designed, implemented, and supported large scale deployments from fully automated turn-key solutions to enhancing existing client solutions. He is also a member of the FBI/DHS Infragard partnership. Time will be provided for Q & A and networking with other attendees. This event is free to attend. Please register at http://bit.ly/2td4d70. This program is presented by the Quad Cities Chamber's Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub and the Defense Industry Adjustment Program.
 
TODAY
    Friday Jul 28 @ 11:30 AM
QC Rock Academy Bands @ Streetfest
QC Rock Academy – Three of our student bands will be playing downtown Davenport Streetfest on the Friday of Bix weekend, July 28th from 11:30am-1:15pm on the big stage. (2nd & Main Street). Our bands 5 Frames Of Motion, Been There Done That and Hum Hum & the Crash will be rocking this free and all ages event. Come support these awesome kids!!
 
TODAY
    Friday Jul 28 @ 5:00 PM
Carb It Up
Genesis Health System – Carb It Up on the night before the Quad-City Times Bix 7. Dinner price is $10 for adults and will include a pasta bar, two sauces, salad, breadsticks, drink and dessert. Kids 10-and-under will receive macaroni and cheese, breadsticks, a dessert and drink for $5. Proceeds benefit the Genesis Heart Institute. Reservations are not required.
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jul 29 - Jul 30 @ 8:00 AM
Bix 7 Party at Brew
BREW in the Village – Stop down at Brew before, during, or after the QC's biggest foot race, The Bix 7! We will be open at 8am serving brunch, mimosas, Bloody Mary's, coffee, specialty craft beer and more. Hope to see you all this Saturday!
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM
Art in the Garden
River Music Experience – The Quad City Botanical Center, in partnership with River Music Experience, invite you to attend a new summer time event ! Art in the Garden will be a day of nature and flower gardens, paired with art, music and food. Guests can browse and purchase works of art inspired by nature, enjoy live music and poetry in our air-conditioned events canopy, and enjoy cuisine from various food trucks staged throughout the grounds. Bring the whole family as we will have a "Creativity Corner" for the kids to explore their own versions of nature art. This event will take place rain or shine. Admission: $8 Adults, $4 members of the Botanical Center or River Music Experience. If you are an artist or know an artist who is interested in becoming a vendor at this event, please visit www.qcgardens.com for more details. You can purchase tickets in advance by following the link on this page, or pay at the door. Special thanks to our sponsors: Fresh Blends, Regional Development Authority, Quad Cities Cultrual Trust, Pear Advertising, Local 4 News WHBF TV, Trent Foltz Photography, and BankORION.
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM
We Livin' 11
Pro Tournament League – A Smash Bros tourney right on the border of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Melee/PM TO - Keith Hamaker Sm4sh TO - Ben Suhl LOCATION: 320 W. Kimberly Rd Davenport, IA North Park Mall Pro Tournament League The venue is inside the Northpark Mall next to Dillards. If you go to the Dillards entrance that leads into the mall there should be a door that says "Mall Entrance 1" go in that one and walk straight back to the right. If you go in a different door just walk down the hallway that's between Yonkers and Dillards. -Please Bring set-ups!!!- Venue fee - $10 ($5 with set-up) Singles(Melee, PM, WiiU) events are $10 each per player Doubles(Melee, PM) events are $10 each per team Schedule: 10:30 - Registration Opens 11:30 - Melee & PM Doubles Registration Closes 12 - Melee & PM Doubles Starts 12 - WiiU Registration Closes 12:30 - WiiU Starts 1:30 - Melee Singles registration Closes 2 - Melee Singles Starts 3:30 - PM Singles Registration Closes 4:30 - PM Singles Starts Rulesets: Melee: Evo 2017 rule set Smash4: Evo 2017 Ruleset
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM
Archery Basics
Scott County, Iowa Conservation – Join Seasonal Naturalist Becky Horton and learn how to use a bow and arrow in this informative and fun hands-on class. You'll learn safety and proper archery techniques according to National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) guidelines. Children must be in the 4th grade and above and accompanied by an adult to participate. Please call to pre-register (563)328-3286. This event is weather permitting.
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jul 29 @ 1:00 PM
Paint-By-Nature: Birds of Prey
Scott County, Iowa Conservation – In this kid-friendly class that blends nature and art, learn all there is to know about Iowa's birds of prey and meet LIVE raptor ambassadors! Then, enjoy some lemonade while you learn to paint a themed picture on canvas in a guided, step-by-step experience. Cost is $5/canvas. Please call the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center to register at 563-328-3286.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Aug 1 @ 5:30 PM
Unpack Your Backpack Night
Rock Island Center for Math and Science – Come meet your new classroom teacher and bring your backpack to "unload" at your seat! Many teachers will have students label items the rest of the week, so this time will be to unload, get his/her locker and meet with the teacher! Can't wait to see you there!
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Aug 1 @ 6:30 PM
Blues Cafe | RME Community Stage
River Music Experience – Tuesday, August 01, 2017 6:30 PM RME Community Stage Free Admission Time: 6:30 - 8:30 Hosted by the 2017 Ellis Kell Blues All-Stars, Blues Cafe is an open jam for all ages. Whether you want to play or just listen, everyone is welcome to join. Bring the instrument of your choice down to the RME Community Stage the first Tuesday of every month. We'll see you there!
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Aug 2 @ 10:30 AM
Big Picture in the House
Figge Art Museum – Join the Figge Big Picture Outreach Program for this special IN-HOUSE series geared for all young art enthusiasts! The Big Picture is normally designed for K-12 school classrooms to connect curriculum with art; teaching “big picture” ideas from a visual perspective. This summer, these one-hour drop-in sessions will highlight a variety of art connections using Figge outreach lessons here in the museum studios. Each week the program is offered, participants will learn a new art concept, share in art discussion, explore museum outreach objects and complete a fun activity to reinforce the theme of the day’s lesson. This is an excellent way for multiple ages to engage in learning while having tons of fun! Suitable for ages 5 through 12. Parents are welcome to join in, or explore the museum during each session. FREE! Meet in the Museum Lobby. Space is limited to 30 students per session, and based on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations needed. For more information contact Laura Dunn, outreach coordinator, at 563.326.7804 x2047 or Brian Allen, outreach educator, at 563.326.7804 x2005
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Aug 2 @ 1:30 PM
Big Picture in the House
Figge Art Museum – Join the Figge Big Picture Outreach Program for this special IN-HOUSE series geared for all young art enthusiasts! The Big Picture is normally designed for K-12 school classrooms to connect curriculum with art; teaching “big picture” ideas from a visual perspective. This summer, these one-hour drop-in sessions will highlight a variety of art connections using Figge outreach lessons here in the museum studios. Each week the program is offered, participants will learn a new art concept, share in art discussion, explore museum outreach objects and complete a fun activity to reinforce the theme of the day’s lesson. This is an excellent way for multiple ages to engage in learning while having tons of fun! Suitable for ages 5 through 12. Parents are welcome to join in, or explore the museum during each session. FREE! Meet in the Museum Lobby. Space is limited to 30 students per session, and based on a first-come, first-serve basis. No reservations needed. For more information contact Laura Dunn, outreach coordinator, at 563.326.7804 x2047 or Brian Allen, outreach educator, at 563.326.7804 x2005