• The Clintonish Knitters meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
• A legislative forum addressing children’s issues will begin at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 236 Seventh Ave. South. A light meal starts at 5:30 p.m. and the legislative forum will start at 6 p.m.
Organizers have asked legislators to come prepared to answer questions regarding children's issues. Attendees can submit questions beforehand by emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Season finale — Fall color Blue Heron Cruise at 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Rock Creek Marina and Campground. Call 259-1876 for free reservations.
• Downtown trick-or-treat activities will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Downtown businesses will be open and will pass out candy to children.
• The annual Halloween House of Wonders will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Eagle Point Lodge.
Children are invited to come dressed in costume and trick-or-treat in activity-themed rooms decorated by area businesses. This event is for children ages 10 and younger.
Cost is $2 per person. Proceeds go to the YWCA Children-at-Risk and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
• The Soaring Eagle Nature Center will host a Fall Fest at 4 p.m. The event will include hot dogs, chips and smores at the nature barn, and also a wagon ride around Sawmill Museum.
Donations are accepted.
• Timber Lake Playhouse will present a one-night-only interactive viewing of the 1975 film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” at 9 p.m. Saturday.
In addition to the screening, TLP will also have a costume contest and themed concessions as a part of the festivities. The costume contest will have first, second and third place prizes.
Tickets are $15 each.
• Haunted Mill at the Sawmill Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Clinton’s Mardi Gras Halloween Parade is set to hit the streets for the 64th time.
The parade will start at 6 p.m. Monday, beginning at the Clinton County Courthouse and continuing south on Second Street to Fifth Avenue South, where it will turn west one block and then north again on Third Street, ending at Clinton Park at the corner of Fourth Avenue South and Third Street.
More than 100 floats are expected to be included in the parade. The rain date is Tuesday.
• Clinton’s regular trick-or-treat activities will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.
• The Sawmill Museum will host trick-or-treat activities from 3 to 5 p.m.
- Things to do Ongoing •?Clintonish Knitters meet Thursdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays between 9 and noon. There is no fee for this group. Stitchers share techniques and the love of knitting or crocheting. Meetings are at Clinton's St Paul's Lutheran Church
SLIDESHOW: Dutch Days festival
Much-anticipated rain held off Saturday for the annual Dutch Days festival in Fulton, Ill., which was celebrating its 39th year of highlighting Dutch heritage.
- Concert series announced CLINTON -- Officials with Finally Friday at the River have announced the summer schedule for the concert series. Keep Off the Grass and Midnight Ramble will start off the summer on Friday, June 7. Keep Off the Grass was voted the best Quad-Cities ban
- Rob Parton Big Band on stage in DeWitt DEWITT -- The Central Performing Arts Center and Iowa Mutual Insurance Company of DeWitt Iowa are hosting a performance of Rob Parton Big Band "Then and Now," with DeWitt native Kristy Smith Parton. The evening of jazz will begin at 7 p.m. April 27.
- Things to Do Things to do Ongoing • The Left Bank Art League of East Moline, Ill., will exhibit at the River Arts Center in Clinton through April 21. The paintings and raku pottery of these nine artists, Sheryl Lammers, Pat Halvorsen, Rose Moore, Judy O. Gray, Bo
Leadership Institute to promote June events
The 2013 class of the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Institute is embarking on an aggressive marketing campaign to inform the community of the abundant events that take place in Clinton and the surrounding areas.
- Things to do Ongoing • The Left Bank Art League of East Moline, Ill., will be exhibiting at the River Arts Center in Clinton through April 21. The paintings and raku pottery of these nine dedicated artists, Sheryl Lammers, Pat Halvorsen, Rose Moore, Judy O. Gray,
Communities to host Easter egg hunts this weekend
Easter treats won’t be hard to find this weekend in Fulton, Ill., and Camanche.
Things to do
The Clinton Community College Alumni Association will host a trivia contest at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the CCC auditorium.
Things to do
The 32nd annual 4-mile Easter Seals/Children’s Therapy Center Run/Fun walk is March 24.
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