Saturday - November 16, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa Bringing D.R.E.A.M. Tour to the Quad Cities!

November 15th, 2019

Nickelodeon star, YouTube sensation and 2019’s hottest breakthrough pop artist JoJo Siwa is bringing her wildly popular concert: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour, to the Quad Cities! JoJo Siwa’s D.R.E.A.M. The Tour, with special guests The Belles, comes to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Friday Apr 7, 2020 at 7 p.m. You can get your tickets on Friday Nov 22 at Ticketmaster.com. Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer and The New York Times bestselling author. Siwa connects with her fans through... Read More

Baby Shark Live! Swims Into TaxSlayer Center

October 26th, 2019

Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins up with his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favorite new and classic songs! Baby Shark Live! is a state of the art enchanting kids spectacular. Baby Shark Live! is coming to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Monday Oct 28 at 6 p.m. In this one of a kind concert experience young fans will be dancing in the aisles as Baby Shark and friends, go on fun adventures to learn and meet new friends! Some of the hit songs include, Baby Shark, Five Little Monkeys, Wheels On The Bus, Jungle Boogie, and Monkey Banana... Read More

Metro Arts Apprentices Completing Freight House Mural Addition

October 24th, 2019

Apprentices from Quad City Arts Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program are in the final stages of painting four murals on the doors of Davenport’s Freight House. These new panels complement the five panels completed by 2015 Metro Arts apprentices. Lead artist Sarah Robb, one senior apprentice, and seven apprentices painted murals at the Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Davenport, during the fall session for the 2019 Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program. Apprentices worked on weekends and weeknights after school in September and October. The mural panels are scheduled to be completed on... Read More

Spooktacular Trunk or Treat Heads to Green Valley Sports Complex!

October 23rd, 2019

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 ballpark! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular Trunk or Treat this Saturday Oct 26 from 4 – 6 p.m. Things are getting switched up this year, and the festivities will take place at Green Valley Sports Complex (5920 52nd Avenue Moline). Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Trunk or Treaters will walk through the lot, stopping by the different businesses and organizations. For... Read More

The Ultimate ‘Merry Not Scary’ Halloween Event Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 20th, 2019

Boo at the Zoo, Quad Cities most popular “merry not scary” Halloween event has returned! Make plans to bring your family out to Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Oct 26 and Sunday Oct 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Boo at the Zoo! Enjoy trick-or-treating stations, decorated trails, Zookeeper Chats and more! Try out those Halloween costumes and enjoy some family fun! Boo and the Zoo is included in regular admission prices. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for senior citizens (62+), $6.50 for children 3-12 and free for children 2 years and under. Admission is free for members. For... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Hosting Books For Kids Trivia

October 16th, 2019

The Rock Island Public Library Foundation and the Lorene Evans Watts Fund for Children’s Materials will host the “Books for Kids” Trivia Night on Friday. November 1, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island. Donation to play is $10 per person. Participants can increase their chances to win by purchasing mulligan and doubler round stickers or bidding to win answers for a round from the night’s celebrity genius. Snacks are welcome and a cash bar will be available from the Botanical Center. All beverages must be purchased from the... Read More

Monsters Mashing Into Bettendorf’s Family Museum

October 11th, 2019

Monsters are invading the Family Museum! Enjoy favorite activities like pumpkin painting, glow room activities, PLUS new activities: Mini Monster Mittens, FrankenScience, a monster zoo, Monsters Inc. inspired performances by the Family Museum Dance Company, and much more! Sunday, October 20, 2019, 12:00 – 5:00 pm. $9 for general admission; Family Museum members are free. First Floor Activities: • Haunted Hopscotch (Outside-Front): Make your feet match the monster’s tracks by jumping, twisting, and hopping your way into the Museum. • Floating Monsters (Great Hall) See for yourself…you’ll... Read More

Have Some Fall Family Fun at Wallace’s Garden Center!

October 10th, 2019

Celebrate the season with fun for the whole family at Wallace’s this weekend! Wallace’s Garden Center (2605 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf) is hosting their Fall Family Festival this Saturday Oct 12 and Sunday Oct 13 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission! Bring the entire family and enjoy activities like bounce houses, face painting, wiggle cars, corn box, games and so much more! Train ride tickets are $2 each. Hot dog meals, apples and more will be available for purchase. Parking can be limited throughout the day, so please plan accordingly. For more information, visit https://www.wallacesgardencenter.com/.  Read More

Family Museum Earns Autism Center Designation

October 9th, 2019

Family Museum has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, which is granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) and demonstrates Family Museum’s dedication to providing a supportive environment for guests with autism and other sensory disorders. Staff completed sensory disorder training and a comprehensive exam in order to earn this certification. The Family Museum is a department of the City of Bettendorf, Iowa, and has been a community resource for over 20 years. The museum offers a unique, hands-on, learning experience... Read More

Blippi Live Blipping Into Adler Theater

October 9th, 2019

Today, children’s YouTube sensation Blippi announces the first-ever tour across North America with a date in Davenport at the Adler Theatre on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Blippi Live! is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children’s character from the screen to the stage for an all-ages extravaganza of fun, dancing, singing and meeting amazing new friends onstage. Blippi’s first tour will bring the fun and antics of his beloved adventures to the stage, to provide an interactive, family-friendly show unlike anything else out there. Blippi’s appeal lies... Read More

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