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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Help With the Beautification of Bettendorf!

March 21st, 2019

Spring is here! Which means it’s time to clean up the remnants of a harsh winter. Volunteers are needed for Bettendorf in Bloom, which takes place on Saturday Apr 6. Bettendorf in Bloom will focus on the clean-up and beautification of downtown streets and the I-74 corridor to Middle Road, in Bettendorf. Volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Quad Cities-Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). A quick announcement of key places to clean safety rules and more will take place at that time. At 8:15, volunteers will head out to begin the clean-up! Grabbers, bags, vests and gloves... Read More

Experience Comic Con for Kids at Family Museum!

March 14th, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled event with the kiddos this weekend? BAM! KAPOW! ZAP! Embrace your inner superhero for an afternoon of comic book fun at Comic Con for Kids! Comic Con for Kids takes place this Saturday Mar 16 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). This event is all-included with admission or membership. Kids who come in costume can enter to win a SUPER prize basket from the Museum’s Fox & Bee! Enjoy 15% off all superhero toys, throwback toys, art supplies and books (that’s 25% for Family Museum members! PJ Masks’ Catboy will be joining... Read More

Restaurant Week Kicks Off Monday in the Quad Cities!

February 22nd, 2019

Calling all food lovers in the Quad Cities, it’s time to celebrate the tastiest eateries in the area! That’s right, we’re talking about Quad Cities Restaurant Week! Quad Cities Restaurant Week takes place this Monday Feb 25 and will continue through Sunday Mar 3. Participating restaurants, breweries and bistros from all over the Quad Cities Area will feature lunch and dinner specials for all to enjoy! Have you been wanting to try out that new place down the road? Or maybe you are looking for an excuse to show off your favorite spot to your friends and family. Either way, take this opportunity... Read More

Charm Boutique Expanding Lines Of Upscale Fashions

February 18th, 2019

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Charm Boutique, 2509 53rd Avenue, Bettendorf is expanding! The area’s premier shop for top trending upscale fashions and elite customer service will be expanding its lines of merchandise and including top-of-the-line designs for a wider array of sizes and styles. “We are extremely grateful to our customers and to the Quad-Cities for their terrific support of Charm,” said Ann Marie Mendel, owner and manager of the boutique. “It is consistently our goal to satisfy the needs and desires of our customers, and this expansion is in response to that. We have... Read More

Crawford Brew Works Presents Brewhouse Chat Series

February 17th, 2019

Are you a beer lover? Do you enjoy filling your brain and body with all that is beer? Then you’ll love this event coming to the Quad Cities! Crawford Brew Works (3659 Devils Glen Road Bettendorf) invites you to join them on the CBW Mezzanine for Brewhouse Chat Series, which will continue on Tuesday Feb 19 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday Feb 26 at 7 p.m. Brewhouse Chat Series is a series of lectures hosted by local historians, story tellers, and Crawford Brew Works’ very own Head Brewer. Tuesday Feb 19 at 7 p.m. storyteller John Brassard will be sharing ‘Murder and Mayhem in Scott County’. Tuesday... Read More

Get Out and Have Some Fun at the 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bettendorf!

January 30th, 2019

With all these freezing temps, are you starting to feel some cabin fever? There is a light at the end of the tunnel! Celebrate the brief departure of the Polar Vortex at the 2019 Winter Carnival Family Fun in Bettendorf! The City of Bettendorf will host their 3rd Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for this year’s Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive activities. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant... Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at Family Museum!

December 12th, 2018

Put on your jammies and join the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing and family togetherness! Jinglin’ Jammie Jam happens this Friday Dec 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Sing some holiday favorites together and enjoy the beautiful decorations which fill the Family Museum Great Hall. This event is meant to be a small, quiet moment for your family, so the Museum galleries will be dark and turned off. Since the gallery will be closed, there is no admission charge for this event. Just take a moment during this busy time of year and spend it... Read More

Winterfest Coming To Family Museum

November 24th, 2018

The Family Museum will continue its tradition of seasonal, family-friendly activities with WinterFest on Sunday, December 2, from 12:00-5:00 pm. For the first time ever, guests will meet a real reindeer and visit with both Santa and Mrs. Claus! Visitors are invited to make a variety of holiday crafts and enjoy performances by the Family Museum Dance Company and other local musical groups. Admission to this event and the Family Museum’s hands-on gallery is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to a local food pantry.   Activities Live Reindeer (1:00-4:00)... Read More

Quad Cities Halloween Parades

October 22nd, 2018

Looking for some Halloween family fun this weekend? What’s more fun than a Halloween parade? Enjoy candy, costumes and community fun!   Check out these Halloween-themed parades in the Quad Cities, happening this weekend: Bettendorf The Greater Bettendorf Community Foundation’s Halloween Parade is happening this Saturday Oct 27, beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Witches on a Walk.” The parade will begin at the intersection of 23rd Street and Middle Road, then continue onto Spruce Hills Drive. The procession will travel to 18th Street, turning left onto 18th Street, continuing... Read More

Show Your Support for National Bullying Prevention Month

October 1st, 2018

Bullying is serious business. But thanks to QC United and Pete the Purple Bull, bullying prevention in schools and communities can be both effective and enjoyable! Join QC United and Pete the Purple Bull in their Kindness Rocks Campaign! Show support and feel the power of kindness through the numerous events planned and sponsorships available throughout the coming months. While October is National Bullying Prevention Month, QC United is dedicated to assisting local youth fully access educational opportunities all year long. QC United operates several unique and exciting programs endorsed by multiple... Read More

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