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

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

Raise Your Voice With The Girl Scouts

May 17th, 2019

This June, Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL (GSEIWI) will host their 8th annual leadership and self-discovery program known as Raise Your Voice. From June 21 till June 23, girls will spend a weekend living in dorms and exploring campus life at Loras College. Attendees will learn how their skills, their story, and their passions can be used to change the world. The leadership conference also includes sessions on environmental topics such as clean water and air, noise pollution, global warming and agriculture. Girls will develop and use their leadership skills to become an advocate for... 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

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

Village in Bloom Festival is Back!

May 2nd, 2019

Two names that are synonymous with art in the Quad Cities are John and Isabel Bloom. The impact this legendary couple has had on the community will live on forever. The 7th Annual Village in Bloom Festival of the Arts, which honors the legacy of John and Isabel Bloom, will be held on Saturday May 4 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport. This is a FREE event for the entire family! John and Isabel lived, raised their family and created art in the East Village. Village in Bloom celebrates their contribution and encourages young people to get involved in the arts. The festival will... Read More

May the 4th Be With You at the Putnam Museum

May 1st, 2019

Has your child ever wondered about the gravitational force of the Death Star? Just how did speed racers fly? Let them channel that curiosity through a variety of activities focused on these Star Wars physics problems during the Putnam Museum’s (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) Explorers/Explorers Jr.: “May the 4th Be With YOU!” this Saturday May 4 from 9 – 11 a.m. Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers (Grades 2-5) & Explorers Jr. (Pre-K* – 1st grade) workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum... Read More

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook Comes to Circa ’21 Stage!

April 22nd, 2019

Circa ’21 Children’s Theatre’s spring performance is one you won’t want to miss! Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook hits the stage at Circa ’21 (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) on Tuesday Apr 23 and will continue through Saturday May 18. All performances are show only. Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her furry mittens! So, when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. And guess what? There’s a new boy in kindergarten and he is the handsomest. The only thing is... Read More

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