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Terry Wilson Recognized

Terry Wilson, Director of Marketing & Development for WQPT PBS, has been chosen as the recipient of the WIU-QC Core Values Award for Social Responsibility.
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Summer of Adventure

Join us summer as we visit libraries and events throughout the region. Featuring a variety of awesome activities kids and families will surely enjoy. Where learning and fun come together—that's WQPT PBS! Explore our events

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Birdies for Charity

The John Deere Classic’s Birdies for Charity program kicked off its annual drive to help raise donations for more Quad City regional charities, including WQPT PBS. Register online

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More Than Monopoly

This new WQPT PBS documentary celebrates Macomb, Illinois native, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magie—inventor of The Landlord's Game, the little-known precursor to Monopoly. Read more

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Being Bilingual Rocks! Concert

Join us for this FREE family concert on Saturday, May 18. It's a celebration of love, acceptance and diversity. You'll have a great time. Everyone is invited to sing and dance! Read more

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We're Looking for Students

High school seniors and college students get hands-on experience in the fields of event planning, education, marketing—while having lots of fun through our WQPT PBS Ambassador Program.

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Autism Acceptance Month

Media has the power to positively shape children’s understanding and views about autism. PBS KIDS offers many options to expose children to people that look and act differently from themselves. Read more

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Ready to Learn Conference

Educators, caregivers and others are invited to explore diverse topics in the theory and practice of multilingual education for students from early childhood to adults. Explore now

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Telling the story of Wharton Field House

We’re telling the story of Moline's iconic Wharton Field House, and you can help with your stories, memorabilia and support.
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Black History Month

Explore the richness and complexity of the Black experience with a variety of streaming content, programs and documentaries.
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Save the Date!

Join us on Friday, April 26 at the Old Oaks Winery in Milan for a fabulous dinner, entertainment and silent auction. Pre-sale tickets available now. Learn more

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Work It Out Wombats! Podcasts

Join your favorite Wombats on eight super fun podcast playdates! The Work It Out Wombats! Podcast invites YOU, the listener, to join Zadie, Zeke and Malik as they take off on adventures! Learn more

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Quad City Gospel Celebration

Join us for the Quad City Gospel Celebration, a night filled with uplifting music and powerful performances on Tuesday, January 23 at the Adler Theatre in Davenport. Learn more

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All Creatures Great & Small New Season

Your return to the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales for drama, hijinks, love, friendship, and heart-warming humor is imminent! PLUS, join us for a FREE Screening event on Thursday, January 4. Learn more

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Celebrate Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a celebration of community, family and culture, established as a means to help Black Americans reconnect with their African roots and heritage. Explore now

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WQPT PBS is now on Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV’s subscribers now have access to inspiring and educational content from WQPT PBS like The Cities, Let’s Explore with Mr. Scott, along with PBS favorites including PBS NewsHour, Masterpiece, and WQPT PBS KIDS channel.
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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

After centuries of encroachment, warfare and neglect, Native Americans remain a vital force in the life and culture of America. Explore now

Day of the Dead

Celebrate Day of the Dead

Celebrate Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead)‚ the multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and to remember friends and family members who have died.
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Happy Halloween

Ideas for Halloween

Trick-or-Treat! Encourage your child to be a good neighbor this Halloween as you help them prepare for the spooky night. Find lots of simple costume ideas, DIY decorations, pumpkin carving templates, crafts, recipes, and more to do together with your child!
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WQPT PBS Receives Emmy® Award

WQPT PBS was honored at the 2023 Mid-America Emmy Awards, taking home a prestigious Emmy in the Historical Documentary category for our locally written and produced documentary, Snapshots: Your Dutch Friend.
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Hispanic Heritage Month

Explore our curated selection of documentaries and programs to help celebrate the diversity of Hispanic and Latina/e/o/x cultures.
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Imagination Station Volunteers Needed

You're invited to join us by volunteering at our largest event. It's a lot of fun! Volunteer for a few hours and see how we bring meaningful Outreach to the region.
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Special Screening & Panel Discussion

In September WQPT PBS held a special screening and panel discussion of My Ascension—a documentary film and movement intended to spread hope and fight suicide.
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Informational Meeting

Join us on Thursday, October 5, to learn about our June 2024 trip to London and Paris, including a tour of Highclere Castle, The Louve and so much more with your host, Lora Adams and travel director, Michael Poe.
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WQPT PBS Productions Nominated

Two of our locally written and produced programs have been nominated for a Mid-American Regional Emmy Award—one of the most prestigious awards in television.
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Lyla in the Loop

This new series from PBS KIDS debuted in February 2024. The funny and engaging animated series for kids ages 4-8 follows a dynamic 7-year-old girl who lives in a big city and her close-knit family.
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Melissa Gravert Wins Award

WQPT PBS Director of Outreach and Education Melissa Gravert has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for July 2023 at Western Illinois University.
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New WQPT PBS Produced Series

Chords & Coffee features local singer-songwriters who share their original compositions and talk about their creative process, inspiration, and love of music—all over a cup of coffee.
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Urge Congress to Save Public Media

A House subcommittee just approved legislation that would eliminate federal funding for public media. Without federal funding, stations like WQPT PBS would be forced to cut programs and services or go off-air.
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Shaun Evans Interview

After a decade of playing iconic British detective Endeavour Morse, Shaun Evans brought Endeavour to a powerful conclusion with its gripping series finale. Read the interview

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PBS Short Film Festival

The PBS Short Film Festival elevates the reach and visibility of independent filmmakers from across the country. Talented filmmakers across the nation showcase captivating films about family, identity, culture, inspiration, society and more. Explore

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Have an adventure with WQPT PBS

Travel the world with us on exciting and exclusive excursions designed for viewers like you. We are currently taking reservations for our 2024 trip to London and Paris. Learn more

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Celebrate Pride

In June WQPT PBS celebrates the diverse experiences, contributions, and struggles of the LGBTQ+ community—as well as inclusivity, understanding, and social progress. Explore now

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Tom Jones

One of the greatest novels in the English language comes to MASTERPIECE in a four-part adaptation of Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones, giving a new twist to the tale of a young man’s love for a beautiful heiress. Learn more

Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History

This March, we salute women who have changed our lives with featurettes, programs and documentaries about and by women, their achievements, their artistry, and their struggles.
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Work It Out Wombats!

Staring Malik, Zadie, and Zeke—three energetic and creative marsupial siblings who live with their grandmother in her treehouse apartment complex. Airing weekdays at 11:30AM.
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