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Bett STEM Expo Provides Educational Fun For All!

January 20th, 2020

The Bett STEM Expo is an annual event featuring fun and educational science, technology, engineering, and math activities for kids. This year’s event will be Saturday Janu 25, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Bettendorf Middle School (2030 Middle Rd Bettendorf). The event is free and open to all children and their families. Some of the activities involved include hands-on experiments and displays including: A Sound Idea Absolute Science Beekeeping BHS Science Club Birds of Prey Bubbles Coding Music Experience Manufacturing Exploring the Heart Hovercrafts & Science Toys I-74 Virtual Reality Program John... Read More

It’s Hug-A-Book Dance Party Time!

January 19th, 2020

Dance your way to early learning with free fun for children five and under and their families at the Rock Island Public Library! Experience the Hug-A-Book Dance Party at the Rock Island Downtown Library (401 19th Street Rock Island) on Wednesday Jan 22 from 6 – 7 p.m. Learn as you jump, move, and twirl and stomp, to the soundtrack of favorite children’s performers. It’s a rocking good time! Each child receives a free book to take home, thanks to funding from the Merrill Harris Hug-A-Book fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. No registration required. Don’t miss out... Read More

Penguin Parade Waddles Into Botanical Center

January 16th, 2020

Go on a Penguin Parade at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Jan 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Penguin Parade is a family read-in at the Botanical Center in partnership with the Rock Island Public Library. Read with your family, do a penguin scavenger hunt, try the penguin obstacle course, do crafts and receive free giveaway items while supplies last. Admission is free during the event and no RSVP is required. For more information, visit https://www.qcgardens.com/.  Read More

Bald Eagle Days Landing in the Quad Cities

January 9th, 2020

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled and educational family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2020 takes place this Friday Jan 10 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 11 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission for adults is $6, kids 6-15 are $1 and kids under 6 are free. On Friday, all kids under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and Jim Nesci’s... Read More

Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Fresh Coat of Awesome!

January 3rd, 2020

Are you ready to see the updates at the best place in the Quad Cities ‘Where A Kid Can Be A Kid’? Chuck E. Cheese (903 E Kimberly Road Davenport) will be holding their Grand Re-Opening Event on Thursday Jan 9 from 4 – 6 p.m. Join the fun-filled crew for a ribbon cutting ceremony while enjoying cake, prizes, and even an appearance from Chuck E. Cheese and friends! One lucky winner will have a chance at a $100 Chuck E. Cheese gift card! Be the first to see Chuck E. Cheese’s fresh coat of AWESOME! Follow Chuck E. Cheese (Davenport) on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ChuckECheesesDavenport... Read More

Engage, Explore and Discover at the Putnam Museum

January 1st, 2020

Kick off 2020 with some exciting and educational events at the Putnam Museum! Saturday Jan 4 is filled with fun activities for the entire family at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport). Whether you have a curious little one or are looking for an all-inclusive experience, check out these amazing events.   Explorers Jr.: Simple Circuit Creations Is your child a natural problem-solver? Foster their talent and AMP UP their New Year on Jan 4 from 9 -11 a.m. with Explorers Jr.: Simple Circuit Creations — for Pre-K through 1st Grade! Explore electricity with a SHOCKING look at circuits.... Read More

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at Family Museum!

December 27th, 2019

The grownups get to have their New Year’s Eve fun at night!  So, the Family Museum offers kids a chance to celebrate the arrival of 2020 during the daylight hours! Noon Year’s Eve takes place Tuesday Dec 31 at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Don’t miss the countdown to 2020 at Noon! The museum will close at 2 p.m. Festivities include firework rings, chalkboard party hats, confetti cones, face painting, music from the Myers Brothers, and a countdown to Noon with a balloon drop and lots of confetti. This event is sponsored by Ascentra Credit... Read More

Get Quad City Storm Tickets, Help The EMSSC Spartans Soccer Team!

December 19th, 2019

Storm tickets make a great Christmas gift, and so does helping out a group of great kids! And now you can see a great Q-C Storm game and help out the EMSSC U12 SPARTANS, the top-rated local youth soccer team, ranked #8 in Illinois at the U12 level! Yup, if you buy your tickets at the link below, proceeds from ALL ticket sales will go to help the EMSSC U12 Spartans! You have to buy from this link though, because that’s how the Storm keeps track of sales for the team. The two benefit games for the Spartans are the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game December 27 and the Marvel universe... Read More

Take a Christmas Walk Through Geneseo This Weekend

December 13th, 2019

Are you looking for a fun-filled day of shopping, children’s activities and a lighted Christmas parade? Then head to Geneseo this weekend! The 34th Annual Geneseo Christmas Walk will take place this Saturday Dec 14 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. throughout Geneseo! Kicking off the event, the popular Geneseo Jingle Run will take place at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy shopping throughout the day in downtown Geneseo. Make sure to stop in one of the local breweries and pubs, as well! Children’s activities, including special crafts, face painting, writing letters to Santa, and much more will keep everyone in the family... Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at the Family Museum!

December 11th, 2019

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 13 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Make a frosty jingle bracelet and be swept away to Arendelle, singing holiday favorites together with Elsa herself! 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... Read More

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