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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Disney On Ice Reaches For Stars At TaxSlayer

November 30th, 2017

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy set the stage for a star-studded talent extravaganza as Disney On Ice presents Reach For The Stars at the TaxSlayer Center, this weekend! Starting on Thursday Nov 30 and going through Sunday Dec 3, there will be numerous opportunities to witness the magic and music from Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Rapunzel, Belle and much more! For a full list of show times and ticket prices, visit https://www.ticketmaster.com/disney-on-ice-presents-reach-taxslayer-center-formerly-known-as-moline-il/venueartist/49264/1742147. Come experience the magic these Disney favorites... Read More

Enjoy Free Family Day At The Figge

November 17th, 2017

Downtown Davenport will be busting with activities this Saturday morning. Why not enjoy a free family-friendly event at the Figge? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Nov 18 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the new exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Projects will be offered in three different studios. Studio 2 will be focusing on another Students Rebuild project. In Studio 3, you will be able to create your own impressionist art with oil pastels. Studio 4 will provide... 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

Smashing Pumpkins (Not The Band) At Family Museum

November 2nd, 2017

What better way to get rid of that old Jack O’ Lantern than to bring it to the Family Museum’s Great Pumpkin Drop! Bring your pumpkin before 10:50 AM on Saturday, November 4, and at 11:00 AM Family Museum staff will begin dropping pumpkins from the Great Hall balcony down to the floor. This messy presentation is over when there are no more pumpkins to drop. This event is included with general admission and is free for Family Museum members. Admission is $8 for ages 2-59, $4 for one year old children, and $4 for seniors 60+. Children under one are free. For questions call (563) 344-4106 or visit... Read More

Be A Real Hero To Your Family At RIFAC

November 1st, 2017

Call all Superhero Sons and Superhero Moms! You are invited to a one of a kind superhero celebration! The Rock Island and Moline Parks and Recreation Departments have joined forces to unite local Mothers and Sons for Superhero Night, this Friday Nov 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center! The cost of this event is only $30 per mother/son couple. Additional sons are only $10. To register for this event, go to www.molineparks.com or call (309) 524-2424. The last day to sign up is Nov 2. Come dressed as your favorite superheroes (or other costumes) and enjoy games, activities,... Read More

College Hill-O-Ween Offers Fun For Families

October 27th, 2017

Looking for a fun family-friendly way to kick off your Halloween holiday, this weekend? Then head to the College Hill District in Rock Island! This Saturday, Oct 28 from 2-5 p.m. the College Hill District in Rock Island (intersections of 14th Avenue with 30th Street and 37th to 42nd Streets) is hosting their annual College Hill-O-Ween party! And you’re invited! Come out to celebrate with the College Hill businesses! They will have Halloween games, trick or treating, spooky music, face painting and more! All activities are free (children must be accompanied by an adult at all times). Join the... Read More

Reach For The Stars At Planetarium Open House

October 26th, 2017

Augustana College’s John Deere Planetarium Fall Open House is officially here! This Saturday Oct 28 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. the planetarium will be open to the public at no cost. Indoor and outdoor programs will be led by planetarium director Dr. Lee Carkner. A planetarium show will be exposing the wonders of the night sky, on the facility’s 30-foot dome with the Spitz A3P projector. You will be able to view the planet Saturn and the first quarter moon through the telescopes provided by the Carl Gamble Observatory. The Getz-Rogers Gallery will show images of celestial objects. A quarter-ton piece... Read More

Scare Up Some Fun At Spooktacular

October 20th, 2017

Do you have little ones anxiously anticipating Halloween, looking for a reason to try out those costumes? Well, there’s no better way to kick off the holiday than some family fun in the park! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular time at Prospect Park in Moline, this Saturday Oct 21! And admission is free! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Refreshments (while supplies last) and a bonfire will begin at 2:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating around the park will begin at 3 p.m. There will be lots of fun characters to meet along the trail! The QC Magic Club... Read More

Have Some Adventures In Space At The Putnam

October 19th, 2017

If you are looking for a free and family-friendly educational event this weekend, then make plans to head to the Putnam Museum! This weekend only, the NASA Journey to Tomorrow Trailer will be on-site in the parking lot of the Putnam Museum, visiting from the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio! This traveling exhibit is a fun-filled interactive experience with learning stations and engaging activities. The exhibit also features an actual genuine moon rock artifact returned to Earth by the crew of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission. Adventures in Space weekend will take place in the Putnam’s... Read More

It’s The Great Pumpkin Festival, Charlie Brown!

October 12th, 2017

Kick off the fall season this weekend with DeWitt’s Great Pumpkin Festival! This Sunday, Oct 15 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Downtown DeWitt will transform into a festival filled with pumpkins, scarecrows and fun! Starting at 11 a.m. the Women of Welton will hold a baking contest featuring dishes containing apple, pumpkin or nuts. A bake sale will follow! The Chainsaw Pumpkin Carving Contest also begins at 11 a.m. with a $15 entry fee. The pumpkin will be provided, but you will need to bring your own carving equipment. Don’t forget to vote on your favorite scarecrow, in the Scarecrow Contest! Local... Read More