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Have a Fun-Filled Weekend at Colona Memorial Day Festival

May 21st, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and no other town in the Quad Cities Area celebrates quite like this one. That’s right, it is time for the Colona Memorial Day Festival! The Colona Memorial Day celebration started as a small-town parade forty-nine years ago and has now exploded into a four-day festival of fun! People come from all over to enjoy the carnival rides and games, food vendors, beer garden concerts, horseshoe tournament and parade.   Here is this year’s schedule of events: Thursday, May 23 Carnival Hours: 5 – 9 p.m. ($20 armbands for unlimited rides 5-9 p.m.)   Friday,... Read More

Enjoy Movies in the Park at Vander Veer!

May 20th, 2019

With summer right around the corner, it has become more difficult to stay indoors on the weekends. But family movie night is so rewarding, as well. Now you can combine the two! The Friends of Vander Veer and Davenport Parks and Recreation have teamed up together to bring Movies in the Park to Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 E Central Park Ave Davenport), beginning this Friday May 24. Admission is FREE to this event! Blankets and lawn chairs are highly recommended, and the movie will begin at sunset. Friends of Vander Veer will have snacks for sale and food trucks will also be on-site. Don’t worry... Read More

Quad City Air Show Returns!

May 19th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ own Festival in the Sky featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels returns! Celebrating their 31st annual event, the Quad City Air Show returns to the Davenport Municipal Airport (9010 Harrison Street Davenport) on Saturday June 29 and Sunday Jun 30! Gates will open at 8 a.m. The Main Air Show will take place from 12 – 4 p.m. and the gates will close at 5 p.m. Adult tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Youth tickets (ages 6-10) are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 5 and under are free with a paid adult ticket. A Family Carload Pass can be purchased... Read More

Fejervary Family Fun Days are Back!

May 17th, 2019

Are you ready for some Fejervary Family Fun Days?! Rediscover Davenport Parks and Recreation’s Mother Goose Land at Fejervary Learning Center (1800 W 12th Street Davenport). Enjoy nature-based play areas including a Harmony Park and the American Water Itsy Bitsy Spider station. The park also includes a pollinator garden, little sprouts program, a spider web crawler in which visitors can climb in the web and learn about the importance of water habitats and ecosystems, and environmental themed play elements modeled after water nature areas (logs, boulders, dragonflies and more). Don’t miss this... Read More

Bettendorf Kids to Parks Day Providing Fun For All!

May 16th, 2019

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

Cast Your Line at the 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Derby

May 15th, 2019

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday morning, alongside some local heroes? The East Moline Police Department will be hosting their 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Derby this Saturday May 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Lower Butterworth Park (1800 Archer Drive East Moline). Registration will take place Saturday morning at Butterworth Park, beginning at 9 a.m. This event is open to the first 100 entries (ages 5-15), so get there early! In addition to the rare opportunity to fish alongside some of East Moline’s finest, participants will receive a free youth entry gift. There will also be raffle... Read More

Experience the Outdoors with Toddler Tales at Nahant Marsh

May 10th, 2019

Do you have a curious toddler that loves all things outdoors? Then this is the event for you! Toddler Tales, presented by Nahant Marsh Education Center (4220 Wapello Ave Davenport), is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, through October, Nahant Marsh educators will lead a nature-themed story, craft, and outdoor adventure. There are two sessions available for your convenience, one from 10 – 11 a.m. and one from 2 – 3 p.m. Children should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Activities and... Read More

Get Your Koo Koo Kanga Roo On This Weekend!

May 8th, 2019

Are you ready to get your dance on? Koo Koo Kanga Roo will be performing at Village Theatre (2113 E 11th St. Davenport) this Saturday May 11 from 6 – 7:15 p.m. This all ages show will provide fun for the whole family! Tickets are just $15 and can be purchased online at https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1785967 or at the door. Children 1 and under are free. Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long comedy show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with nothing more than an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers,... Read More

Mimosas and Margaritas with Mom at Corn Crib Nursery this Weekend

May 7th, 2019

Spend Mother’s Day weekend at the Corn Crib Nursery! The Corn Crib Nursery (6924 US Route 150 Coal Valley) is the place to be this Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy Margaritas with Mom on Saturday May 11 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Mimosas with Mom on Sunday May 12 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. With greenhouses full of Annual Flowers, Vegetables, Tropicals, Houseplants, Hanging Baskets and Combo Pots, the ambience at these events will be like none. The Nursery is fully stocked with Trees, Shrubs, Perennial Flowers, Statuary and Fountains as well. Come on out for Live Music, Food, Drinks and Plants.  Always... Read More

Kick Off National Public Works Week with Touch A Truck!

May 6th, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it felt like to sit in the driver seat of a fire truck or police car? Well here is your opportunity! The City of Moline is kicking off National Public Works Week on Saturday May 11 with Touch-a-Truck! Sponsored by Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors, The Java Lab Grind and Dine Cafe, this event will go from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the City of Moline Public Works (3635 4th Avenue Moline). This event is FREE and open to the public. Attendees will not only have an opportunity to see some awesome vehicles up close, but they will also be allowed to sit in them and learn about their... Read More

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