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Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

July 2nd, 2019
Bettendorf Celebrating America’s Birthday in Style

The city of Bettendorf sure knows how to celebrate the holidays, and their 4th of July Festival is no exception! The 2019 4th of July Festival will take place in Bettendorf on Wednesday July 3 and Thursday Jul 4. This celebration includes crafts, food, amusement rides, live music, a parade and of course – fireworks! Kick off the holiday celebration on Wednesday Jul 3 with a FREE outdoor concert! Live music will be provided on the west stage near 18th Street and Spruce Hills Dr., beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy local classic rock band, Hap Hazard, followed by the Army Band. Headlining at 9 p.m., Grandview... Read More

Red, White & BOOM Will Explode Throughout the Quad Cities!

June 29th, 2019
Red, White & BOOM Will Explode Throughout the Quad Cities!

The 4th of July is right around the corner. This means cook-outs, parades, concerts and FIREWORKS! The Quad Cities’ largest 4th of July celebration, Red White and Boom, is happening on Wednesday Jul 3 from 5-10 p.m. This bi-state event will have activities and entertainment on both sides of the river! Whether you choose to celebrate in Iowa or Illinois, there will be no shortage of fun and enjoyment.   Modern Woodmen Park (209 S Gaines St. Davenport) offers a flurry of activities inside the ball park! Including: bounce houses (1st Baseline Party Plaza), kids activities, live music, an Oath... Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

June 19th, 2019
Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday Jun 21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday Jun 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the all-new TBK Sports Complex (4850 Competition Drive Bettendorf). A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest... Read More

Happy Joes Benefits Area Youth With Golf Outing

June 16th, 2019
Happy Joes Benefits Area Youth With Golf Outing

Happy Joe’s isn’t just serving up tasty pizza to area families, they’re serving the community. The Happy Joe’s Kids Foundation is dedicated to benefiting and improving the lives of children with special needs and their families and along those lines, last Sunday, June 9, they held the Happy Joe’s golf outing at Fyre Lake Golf Club in Sherrard, Illinois.  Cost was $100 per player and registration included green fees, a shared cart, a boxed lunch including two (2) drink tickets, and following golf an off-site social at TBK Sports Complex in Bettendorf, IA.  The format... Read More

Be Downtown Bettendorf for a Celebration of Art, Music and Community!

June 6th, 2019
Be Downtown Bettendorf for a Celebration of Art, Music and Community!

Join the City of Bettendorf in a celebration of art, music and community in the heart of downtown this Saturday Jun 8 from 12 – 10 p.m. and Sunday Jun 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.!  Supported by downtown area businesses, this FREE, family-friendly event will feature live outdoor music, food & drink vendors, a chalk art festival, children’s activities, and so much more! Be Downtown – a Celebration of Art, Music and Community, is held in downtown Bettendorf, on State Street between 17th and 20th Street (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Parking can be found all day Saturday and Sunday at Waterfront... Read More

Bettendorf Library Kicks Off Outdoor Summer Concert Series this Thursday

June 4th, 2019
Bettendorf Library Kicks Off Outdoor Summer Concert Series this Thursday

The Bettendorf Public Library kicks off their highly anticipated Summer Concert Series this week! Returning for its 8th year in a row, Summer Concert Series is made possible by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation and is sponsored by TBK Bank, Mel Foster Co. and Build to Suit. The outdoor concerts are held at Faye’s Field located just south of the Library on 18th St in Bettendorf. These free concerts will take place every Thursday from Jun 6 through Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m., and will be held come rain, shine or oppressive heat. In case of inclement weather, the backup location will be inside... Read More

Family Museum Ramps Up Run! Jump! Fly! For Summer

May 24th, 2019
Family Museum Ramps Up Run! Jump! Fly! For Summer

Video games and cartoons take up a lot of children’s time, and the Family Museum’s summer exhibit, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action is out to combat childhood inertia. The exhibit, opening June 8 and running through September 8, 2019, invites children and adults to explore activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga, and horizontal climbing. The primary goal of the exhibit is to get kids into action by playing and doing things they like to do. Featuring the theme of action adventures popular in children’s books and movies, the homegrown exhibition invites visitors to jump... Read More

Bettendorf Kids to Parks Day Providing Fun For All!

May 16th, 2019
Bettendorf Kids to Parks Day Providing Fun For All!

Join Bettendorf Parks and Recreation for Kids to Parks Day, this Saturday May 18 in Veterans Memorial Park (1645 23rd Street Bettendorf). This exciting fun-filled evening will begin with free family activities from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy balloons animals, bounce houses, Gaga Ball, rock painting, face painting, 9 Square In The Air, Kona Ice and more! Finish out the fun with an outdoor showing of Lilo & Stitch! The movie will begin in the park promptly at 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/439783270115843/.  Read More

Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

May 11th, 2019
Get Funky at Planet Funk Con!

The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con! Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2019 is happening Friday Jun 21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday Jun 22 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the all-new TBK Sports Complex (4850 Competition Drive Bettendorf). A One-Day ticket is $20, Weekend Pass is $50 and a Weekend Pass with After Party Bonus is $125. To purchase tickets today, visit https://www.planetfunkcontickets.com/. Last year Planet Funk Con held the biggest... Read More

Partake in Colorful Creations at Tie-Dye in the Park!

April 27th, 2019
Partake in Colorful Creations at Tie-Dye in the Park!

Do you love Tie-Dye? Do you love parks? Then this is the event for you! Tie-Dye in the Park, hosted by Sunrise Village, is happening Saturday May 11 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park (1645 23rd Street Bettendorf). This fun, family-friendly event will feature all things tie-dyed! All supplies will be provided to tie-dye canvas grocery bags, socks and t-shirts, along with step-by-step guidance. The tie-dye process takes about 30 minutes. Tie-dye tickets are just $20 and can be purchased at https://sunrisevillageiowa.ticketleap.com/tie-dye-in-the-park/. In addition to tie-dye, participants... Read More