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Restaurants for Weekly Events.



East Moline Public Library Events

740 16th Avenue



Check out the events calendar and newsletter

at the website for all weekly & monthly events.



  • February

     EM – The Pink Gorilla

       Visits for Valentine’s Day

    For $45 ~ a rose, stain glass heart, and a keepsake picture

    February 13th & 14th

    To Schedule – 309-781-7926


    info: Download PDF


     Quad City Society of Model Engineers – Open House

    609 15th Avenue

    Contact Person: Tom Rasmussen – 796-0018



    East Moline Public Library Spring Book Sale

    April 11 9 AM – 3 PM & April 12 9 AM – Noon

    740 16th Avenue

    Contact Info: 309-755-9614 or emp@empl.lib.il.us


     East MolineSpring Clean-up Week

    April 14 – 18

    tems out with regular trash day by 7 AM

    Info: 309-752-1573  or  http://www.eastmoline.com/Garbage.cfm


     Nancy Tragarz Annual Spring Cleanup – Downtown Area

    Bring rakes, brooms, and shovels

    April 26  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Amvets Hall – 827 15th Avenue

    Contact Info:  309-752-1573

    Breakfast & lunch provided

  • MAY

     Cinco De Mayo Celebration

    May 4th & 5th,





     Downtown Flower Planting

    Week of May 12th



     Memorial Day Ceremony

    May 26 - 1:00 PM

    9th Street Commons (9th Street/15th Avenue)

    Sponsored By: American Legion Post 227

    Contact Info: 309-781-9889

    •  Click here for more information

      Cinco de Mayo festivities begin on the 3rd of May with a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at St.Anne Parish in East Moline. For further information on this, please contact Greg Ledezma (309) 781-4267, Come see the Mexican flags flying at participating business in downtown East Moline. The following businesses will be flying the Mexican flag: A-1 Skilled Staffing, Chiquis Boutique, Claudia's, Community Health Care, Cones on the Corner, D's Barbershop, Dave's Barbershop, Extreme Tanning, Frontline Chiropractic, Hair Gallery, LIft Systems, Martinez Meat Market and Restaurant, Menos Ink,Moline Automotive, Quad Cities Running Club, Sharon's Family Restaurant, Smokey's, Supermercado Monarca, The Hair Affair, THE National Bank, The Old Palace Tavern, and Zertuche Auto Body. Some of these businesses will be offering specials during these three days.

  • JUNE

     East Moline Public Library – Summer Reading Kickoff

    June 1st - 11:00 – 1:00 PM

    740 16th Avenue

    For more info – 755-9614 or



     Picker’s Paradise – Street Sale

    June 14th - 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM

    Downtown East Moline

    Booths Available – call 309-281-9498



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  • JULY

     East Moline Fireworks

       Sponsored by THE National Bank

    The Quarter – Beacon Harbor Parkway @ The Mississippi River

    July 3rd – 9:00 PM Following National Anthem

    Buses start at 6:30 PM – Parking at John Deere Harvester Works

    Live Music at 7:00 PM, Food Available,

    Face Painting

    Contact Info:  John Showalter – 309-752-1555 or js3068@eastmoline.com

    Rain date – July 5, 2014


     East Moline Fire Dept Pancake Breakfast

    July 4th – 7:30 AM -11 AM

    American Legion – 827 16th Avenue

    Contact Info: 309-752-1505

    Supports MDA


     32nd Annual Firecracker Run


    July 4th – Downtown East Moline

    5K & 10K - 7:30 AM

    Kiddie Run – 8:45 AM

    Mile Run – 9:15 AM

    Hospital Bed Races – 10 AM

    Guns “N” Hoses 5K Challenge

    Contact  Info: 309-751-9800 or  runqcm@yahoo.com


     AMVETS 4th of July Parade

    July 4th - 1:00 PM

    15th Avenue – 3rd to 13th Street

    Jeanna Trenkamp - Quad City Chamber – 563-322-1706


     National Night Out Against Crime

    Tuesday, August 5th – 5:00 – 8:00 PM

    Willow Springs Swim Club

    Contact: EMPD – 309-752-1552 or  af3137@eastmoline.com


     8th Annual East Moline Main Drag Car Show

    August 23rd - 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    15th Avenue - 7th Street – 10th Street

    Contact Info: Keith Curry – 563-529-1508 or carnut_6361@att.net


    Download 2014 Registration Form


     31th Annual Labor Day Parade in East Moline

    September 1st  – 11:00 AM

    15th Avenue – from 13th Street to 3rd Street

    Contact Info: Josh Schipp -309-738-6536 or  quadcityfed@netexpress.net

    or  jschipp@unitedwayqc.org


     Mexican Independence Day Parade & Celebration

    September 14 – Parade – 1:00 PM

    Parade on 15th Avenue – Celebration in THE National Bank Lot

    Contact Info: 309-737-5915 or



     UTHS Homecoming Parade

    September 26th – 1:00 PM

    15th Avenue – 10th – 3rd Street

    Contact Info:  309-752-1633


     Halloween Fright Night

    Downtown East Moline

    October 17th  – 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

    Craft activities, Halloween pictures, and more!

    Hot Dogs & Treats following

    6 PM Sidewalk Parade

    For more info: 309-236-4751 or



     Turkey Trot

    Drawing for Free Turkeys in downtown businesses with turkey decals

    November 3rd – 17th

    Questions 309-236-4751

    or rvl@aol.com


     Veteran’s Day Ceremony

    November 11 - 11:00 AM

    American Legion 827-16th Avenue

    Sponsored By: American Legion Post 227

    Contact Info: 309-781-9889


      4th Annual Christmas Lighted Parade &

    9th Street Commons Lighting

    December 2nd – Downtown East Moline

    Activities begin at 4:30 PM

    with Parade at 6:00 PM

    Contact Info: 309-281-9498 or



    Flyer and Event Information

    Parade, Registration, Rules, Waiver

    Christmas Market Registration

    Be a Coloring Book Sponsor


     Frosty’s “Chilly” Supper

    Ugly Sweater Contest

    December 2nd – 4:30 – 8:00 PM

    American Legion – 827 16th Avenue

    Contact Info: 309-314-3730 or



     East Moline Public Library Christmas

    Open House and Cookie Sale

    December 6th

    Cookie Sale – 9:00 AM - Noon

    Open House 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    For More Info: 309-755-9614 or






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Business/Events Coordinator  —  Marcia Lintz   (309) 236-4751 rvl@aol.com