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Holiday Jammie Jam Jamming Into Family Museum

December 14th, 2017

Schedules can get hectic this time of year. So why not take a break and enjoy a nice relaxing evening with your family, in your jammies? Bettendorf’s Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr) is hosting Holiday Jammie Jam this Friday Dec 15 from 6-7 p.m. Put on your jammies and head to the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing, hot cocoa (provided by Dunn Brothers Coffee), peppermint sticks and family togetherness! Come sing some holiday favorites while appreciating the beautiful holiday decorations in the Great Hall. The Museum galleries will be dark and turned off, in order to keep the... Read More

Let the Force Be With You at the Rock Island Library’s Science of Star Wars Event

December 13th, 2017

If you’re excited about the new Star Wars movie, the Rock Island Public Library is offering a free event for all ages that takes a look at the science behind the movie. Science of Star Wars offers families and kids a chance to explore at to six stations that feature real technologies either predicted or used in the movies. The event is Saturday, December 16, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island. Activities include Star Wars crafts, snacks, driving a Lego Mindstorm “droid,” building a spaceship, considering the challenges of life... Read More

Enjoy A Nice Skate At Frozen Landing

December 13th, 2017

No need to travel all the way to the Rockefeller Center for outdoor ice skating! You can now enjoy this favorite winter past-time right here in the Quad Cities! The City of Bettendorf has officially opened the season for skating at Frozen Landing Family Ice Rink. The ice rink is located at the corner of Middle Road and 23rd Street. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 12-9 p.m., Friday 12-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday 12-6 p.m. These times are also dependent on weather conditions. There is no charge to skate. Skate rental is $2 for both children and adults, however. And concessions... Read More

Q-C Filmmakers In L.A., Scott Beck and Bryan Woods Celebrate Huge Week

December 12th, 2017

Former Quad-Citians Scott Beck and Bryan Woods have had an eventful week. The longtime filmmakers, their careers exploding in Los Angeles, saw two huge milestones in those journeys. Last week, Paramount Pictures released the trailer for Beck and Woods’ screenplay, “A Quiet Place,” which stars Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. To date, the trailer has generated over 4.5 million views and has been featured in theaters around the globe in front of “Justice League.” The duo are also happy to announce that they wrapped principle photography on their new horror film and their major studio directorial... Read More

One Voice Adore Soaring Into TaxSlayer

December 8th, 2017

ONE VOICE – ADORE – A Christmas Celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. From the producer of Creative Christmas comes an annual Christmas celebration featuring the local sounds of the holiday, One Voice, a show for the whole family! Tickets are $21 for Adults, $9 Kids 12 and Under and $70 4-Packs Available. Group rates are available, call (309) 277-1356 to order. For more information visit: www.onevoiceqc.com  Read More

Get Funky With A Tuba Christmas

December 8th, 2017

There’s something magical about a massive group of low brass players getting together to perform Christmas carol melodies that really puts you in the holiday spirit. Good thing it’s time for TubaChristmas! That’s right, this year’s QC TubaChristmas is happening this this Saturday Dec 9 at SouthPark Mall. The beautiful and melodic experience will begin promptly at 2 p.m. in the Younkers Court. Griggs Music and the Harvey Phillips Foundation have sponsored this event every year since 1992 in the Quad Cities. It has grown into a very large and popular concert with up to 180 musicians ranging... Read More

A Holiday Classic Returns: Ballet Quad-Cities’ Presents ‘The Nutcracker’

December 6th, 2017

One of the most well-known ballet classics is returning to the Quad Cities! Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa are hitting the Adler Theatre stage with a holiday classic, The Nutcracker! You will have three opportunities to witness this magical production. Two shows will be playing on Saturday Dec 9, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Another show will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday Dec 10. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online at http://www.balletquadcities.com/Tickets-(2).aspx or at the Adler Theatre Box Office, located at 136 E 3rd St Davenport, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. After the 8 p.m.... Read More

Cat’s Pajamas Coming To Q-C

November 23rd, 2017

You may remember them from The Sing-Off, America’s Got Talent or The Next Great American Band. They’ve been touring nationally since 2005 and now they’re coming to the Quad Cities! The Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band is heading to Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island this Friday Nov 24! That’s right, from 7:30 – 9 p.m. you can check out the nation’s hottest a cappella group! This amazing vocal group consists of five members, all specializing in their own audio magic. This show will be like none other! Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling (800) 477-7747 or at Jumer’s hotel front desk. Don’t... Read More

Fizz, Bang, BOOM At Putnam This Weekend

November 16th, 2017

Looking for a fun family-friendly event this Friday night? How about one filled with explosions and chemistry? November’s Family Fun Night at the Putnam Museum, Fizz, Bang, BOOM! will be held this Friday Nov 17 from 5-8:30 p.m. Take this opportunity to learn about atoms and molecules, acids and bases, chemical reactions and more! During the aLIVE! demonstration, you might even see some explosions! At 6:30 p.m. the GIANT screen will be playing Mysteries of the Unseen World. While all events in the lobby are free for the entire family, tickets will have to be purchased for the movie and to experience... Read More

Do Ghosts And The Paranormal Intrigue You?

November 15th, 2017

Do ghosts, the paranormal or psychics intrigue you? Then you will not want to miss this one of a kind expo! Quad Cities Psychic and Paranormal Expo will be happening this Saturday Nov 18 (from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday Nov 19 (from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr Moline). With an admission cost of only $5, you will have access to over 60 vendors offering merchandise, doing readings, providing treatments and much more. There will also be presentations and speakers throughout the day at no extra charge. Daniel Klaes, representing the infamous Haunted Hinsdale House,... Read More

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