• Hats Off to Clinton is an outdoor art gallery dedicated to the people of Clinton.
This is a gallery that can be seen in the windows of businesses along Fifth Avenue South, Second Street and Main Avenue, comprised of more than 240 photographs of people from Clinton and the surrounding area.
The photos will be available for viewing through March 11.
• Mitch Gravert from Green Island will present "Iowa's Edible Mushrooms," at 9 a.m. at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton, Ill.
Gravert's talk will cover not only the familiar morels but will go into detail about six additional types of mushrooms that are common edible wild mushrooms found locally. He will give tips on where and when to hunt them, how to identify them and how to cook and store them.
Currently, he is growing six different types of mushrooms in a variety of media.
• The Jackson County Women, Land and Legacy group will meet to help set new objectives for the program as it strives to help meet the informational and networking needs for women producers, landowners, and others involved in agriculture.
The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Comfort Inn in Maquoketa. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call (563) 652-2337, ext. 3. Refreshments will be provided.
• Meadows Nursing Home, 1000 Longmoor Ave. in Savanna, Ill., will host a caregiver support group at noon. This is open to everyone and lunch is included. The new program director for the Alzheimer’s Association will be available.
• Fun Time Friday will be held at 10 a.m. Friday with Elizabeth Hopkins. The theme will be “March, a lion or a lamb?”
Children will learn about weather in March and the history of this saying.
Fun Time Friday is a program designed for the learning and developmental needs of preschoolers and toddlers. Children attend with a parent, grandparent, or caregiver on a drop-in basis without pre-registration.
Admission for Fun Time Friday is regular daily admission of $4 per person ages 2 to 64, $3 per person ages 65 and older, and free for members and for children ages 1 and younger.
Family Date Night will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. This monthly event offers families a time to learn, explore and play at the Children’s Discovery Center.
Friday night’s theme will be “Easter Surprise.” A light meal, music, inflatable, face painting, crafts and more will be provided. Cost of the event is $5 per person, $2 per member, and free for children ages 1 and younger.
• The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center will host its omelet breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, at 332 Eighth Ave. South.
The menu will include omelets, pancakes, sausage, rolls, orange juice, milk and coffee. Tickets are $9 adults ($10 at the door), $5 for children ages 4 to 10, and free for children 3 and younger.
Tickets are available at the Children’s Discovery Center.
• Dining for Hope will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at El Toro Restaurant, 701 N. Second St. Proceeds will go to the Victory Center Rescue Mission.
• The Clinton County Conservation Board is sponsoring a workshop on Wildlife Photography. The workshop will be held at the Mississippi River Eco Center at Rock Creek Marina. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and conclude at 2:45 p.m.
The workshop is intended to provide information to a broad range of photographers ranging from beginners to advanced. The workshop is free.
Call the Clinton County Conservation office at (563) 847-7202 to have your name placed on the list for attending the wildlife photography workshop.
- 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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