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Let’s Hear Some Applause for Paws!

January 16th, 2019

An all-ages family-friendly magic show that helps raise funds for a great cause? Let’s hear some Applause for Paws! King’s Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter will hold its first “Applause for Paws” fundraiser this Sunday Jan 20 from 2 – 5 p.m. at The Establishment (220 19th Street Rock Island). Direct from Las Vegas, and Quad Cities favorite, The Magic of David Casas, stars in this all ages family friendly magic show! The show will feature mind-blowing magic, hilarious family friendly comedy and plenty of audience interaction. David Casas has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years... Read More

Icestravaganza Returns to Downtown Davenport!

January 16th, 2019

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the seventh year this Saturday Jan 19 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with iconic American symbols from ice. Watch as 24,000 pounds of ice blocks are transformed into incredible works of art. This year’s theme is the Great American Road-trip! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice... Read More

World’s Toughest Rodeo Returns to Quad Cities!

January 15th, 2019

Let’s rodeo, Quad Cities! Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Friday Jan 18 and Saturday Jan 19 at 7:30 p.m., both nights. Saddle up for a thrilling evening featuring the nation’s top P.R.C.A cowboys vs. the rankest bucking horses and bulls in the fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding.  Riding to garner points to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas… the COWBOYS are In it to Win it. Whiplash, the Cowboy Monkey is back!! CWTR will feature some of the nation’s most exciting specialty... Read More

Bald Eagle Days Will Soon Be Landing!

January 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2019 takes place this Friday Jan 11 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 13 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. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and the Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Bubba the 10-ft alligator is back,... Read More

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at Backyard Bowl!

December 28th, 2018

Looking for an earlier, family-friendly, way to bring in the new year? Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve this Monday Dec 31 at Backyard Bowl (2020 1st St. W Milan) at 11 a.m. with a New Year’s Countdown at Noon! For only $70 you can enjoy bowling for 4 (2 hours of bowling), shoes, 2 pizzas, a pitcher of soda and 40 game tokens! Party favors, glow bowling and fun for the whole family will be provided! To reserve your spot, send a message to Backyard Bowl on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Backyard-Bowl-Abides-Bar-and-Grill-189961698298849/. Or call (309) 558-1515.  Read More

Have an Xtream NYE with Snowstar’s Galaxy Tubing!

December 26th, 2018

Are you ready to go Xtream this New Year’s Eve?! Head to Snowstar Winter Park (9500 126th St. W Andalusia) this Monday Dec 31 for some out of this world Galaxy Tubing! Pick your time slot, from 6:15 – 9 p.m. or 9:15 p.m. – Midnight for a fun-filled evening of Xtream tubing! Join the cosmic fun as Snowstar bumps up the jams and adds an awesome LED light show to your Xtream tubing experience! Tickets are just $20 and are good for Galaxy Tubing only. You must purchase your tickets online in advance. No walk-ins are accepted for these events. To purchase your tickets today, visit http://skisnowstar.com/galaxy-tubing. Don’t... Read More

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Chugging Into Adler

December 24th, 2018

The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country. Now, in its fourth year of touring, your favorite characters are hopping back on board Trolley and coming to Davenport with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: KING FOR A DAY! at the Adler Theatre on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets (starting at $28.75 plus applicable service fees) are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com, at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E 3rd St.)... Read More

Continue the Holiday Celebration at Rock Island Downtown Library!

December 23rd, 2018

It’s the day after Christmas, and you’re done celebrating. What do you do? Grab that Ugly Sweater for one last wear and enjoy some holiday classics at the library! The Rock Island Downtown Library (401 19th Street Rock Island) is hosting Holiday Movie Marathon/Ugly Sweater day this Wednesday Dec 26 from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stop in, enjoy some hot chocolate, watch a few holiday movies and compete in an Ugly Sweater Contest! Movie Schedule: 9:30 – 11:15 a.m.                          Elf 11:30 – 1 p.m.                               ... Read More

Take a Great Planet Adventure in Putnam’s Discovery Dome

December 18th, 2018

Ever dream of breaking free of Earth’s gravity and exploring the wild terrain of different planets and their moons? Check out The Great Planet Adventure at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) this Thursday Dec 20 and Friday Dec 21 at 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Great Planet Adventure is a mobile planetarium show in the Putnam’s Discovery Dome, which puts you in the seat of some of the wildest rides of our solar system! Zip-line across the scorched Mercury, snowmobile in icy Pluto and glide over the otherworldly lakes of Titan! The Dome experience is fully immersive,... Read More

Make Holiday Memories at the Vander Veer Holiday Workshop!

December 16th, 2018

Are you looking for a family friendly holiday activity this weekend? Then look no further than Vander Veer Botanical Park! The annual Vander Veer Holiday Workshop takes place this Tuesday Dec 18 at Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 W Central Ave Davenport. Two sessions will take place, the Early Session at 4 p.m. and the Late Session at 6 p.m. This family event is a great opportunity to enjoy the splendor of the holiday floral display while creating holiday ornaments and gifts! Materials and instruction for craft projects suitable to different skill levels will be provided along with some holiday... Read More

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