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Buffalo Days Stampeding In

June 29th, 2017
Buffalo Days Stampeding In

Rides, games and fun? Oh my! It must be time, once again, for Buffalo Days! That’s right, from June 30 – July 1 Buffalo Iowa will be hosting their 4th of July whirlwind celebration  full of music, food, car shows and more! Here is the full event schedule: Friday June 30 4-7 p.m.                 Freedom 5K packet pick-up 5-11 p.m.              Rides, games, food vendors and craft vendors 5-7 p.m.                 Bingo 5 p.m.                      Bags tournament sign-up (starts at 6) 6-8 p.m.                 Ride-in... Read More

Heart Art? Free Family Day At Figge Saturday

June 23rd, 2017
Heart Art? Free Family Day At Figge Saturday

Looking for something fun and educational to do with the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the Figge Art Museum! On Saturday June 24, the Figge is hosting a FREE Family Day! That’s right, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. you and your family can help celebrate the new exhibitions with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences, for FREE! From making your own Clothespin Dolls to creating Haitian art, there will be no shortage of fun projects for everyone to love. Enjoy some free play in the Artica, the museum’s most kid-friendly space! Or you can stop by the lobby for some free... Read More

Kidz Bop Bopping Into Adler!

June 12th, 2017
Kidz Bop Bopping Into Adler!

KIDZ BOP fans, get ready for the best news ever! The #1 music brand for kids is hitting the road with the ALL-NEW ‘Best Time Ever’ tour! The brand new live show, sponsored by Juicy Juice® Splashers®, stops at the Adler Theater,   136 E. 3rd Street, Davenport, Iowa, on Friday, October 20 (doors open at 6, show is at 7) and features the best pop songs of the year in the BIGGEST KIDZ BOP show yet! KIDZ BOP fans will be introduced to the new class of KIDZ BOP Kids – as they take the stage for the first time. Kids and parents will be sure to sing and dance along during this ultimate family-friendly... Read More

Honest! It’s Family Fun Day At Camp Abe!

June 2nd, 2017
Honest! It’s Family Fun Day At Camp Abe!

The days are getting warmer and the kids are getting out of school, which means it is time for camping season to commence! YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln is kicking off their 2017 season on Sunday June 4 with a Family Fun Day. From 12-5 p.m. the entire family is invited for day full of fun in the sun! Camp Abe Lincoln, located at 1624 Front Street Blue Grass, has been a staple in the community for ninety years. Many activities will be available including archery, swimming in the pool, hiking, field games, canoeing and more! Hot dogs and chips will also be available and donations are welcome. Registration... Read More

Register Now for Rock Island Library Summer Art and Math Programs

June 1st, 2017
Register Now for Rock Island Library Summer Art and Math Programs

Parents of children in the seven to 14-year age ranges can keep them busy and learning this summer with four-week art and math programs at the Rock Island Public Library. Registration is now open for Design by Reading, presented by artist Gloria Burlingame, and Math by Design, presented by tutor Elizabeth Russell, offered at no additional charge on Tuesdays at the Main Library. These programs are suitable for children entering the 2nd through 8th grades. The Design by Reading Summer Art Club for Kids is offered from 2:00 to 3:00 pm on Tuesdays, June 13, 20, 27 and July 11. The program features... Read More

Why Not Take A Dip In The Pool?

June 1st, 2017
Why Not Take A Dip In The Pool?

There is something about sitting poolside while enjoying the feel of sunshine on your face and cool water on your feet that is beyond relaxing. Well, it is officially time to start doing just that! Riverside Aquatic Center (3300 5th Avenue Moline) is kicking off their 2017 summer season on Saturday June 3. The pool will be open from 12-5 p.m. to fulfill your swimming or lounging desires. General admission is $5, children three and under are only $1 and the maximum cost of a family (five people) is $20. The Riverside Aquatic Center was built in 2004 and offers a zero-depth entry, a lap pool and... Read More

Get Your History In At The Putnam

May 30th, 2017
Get Your History In At The Putnam

The State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines is heading to Davenport! In a Winnebago! That’s right, the traveling museum showcasing all that is Iowa will be making a week-long stop at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) and tours are free! From May 30 until June 6 you can stop by the Putnam and explore the history of Iowans at home, work and play. Stories will be shared and artifacts from the museum will be on display for your viewing pleasure. Food trucks will also be available while the traveling museum is parked at the Putnam. Don’t forget to check out The Magical History... Read More

Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum

May 26th, 2017
Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum

Beginning May 27, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at the Family Museum! This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking... Read More

Snapshots Presents Compelling Family Picture At Circa

May 24th, 2017
Snapshots Presents Compelling Family Picture At Circa

As one of the most accomplished stage-musical composers of all time, Stephen Schwartz has charmed audiences worldwide with his songs and scores to Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Children of Eden, and many other hits. But at the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, the best of all of Schwartz’s theatrical worlds will blend in the area premiere SNAPSHOTS: A MUSICAL SCRAPBOOK, running at the Rock Island theatre through July 15. With its songs taken from more than a dozen different stage, film, and TV works, this musical-comedy-romance is sure to provide a timeless and memorable experience, and is being... Read More

Fejervary Park’s Family Fun Days This Weekend

May 19th, 2017
Fejervary Park’s Family Fun Days This Weekend

There are some new additions to Fejervary Park in Davenport, and you are invited to come check them out! Fejervary Family Fun Days will be kicking off the season with a ribbon cutting celebration on Saturday May 20. The ribbon cutting will be celebrating the new park entrance and play features, including the Itsy Bitsy Spider and Hickory Dickory Dock play areas. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport) will be hosting family activities, a petting zoo, bounce houses, nature crafts, and more! And it’s FREE! Family Fun Days will continue every third Saturday from May... Read More