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It’s Hug-A-Book Dance Party Time!

January 19th, 2020

Dance your way to early learning with free fun for children five and under and their families at the Rock Island Public Library! Experience the Hug-A-Book Dance Party at the Rock Island Downtown Library (401 19th Street Rock Island) on Wednesday Jan 22 from 6 – 7 p.m. Learn as you jump, move, and twirl and stomp, to the soundtrack of favorite children’s performers. It’s a rocking good time! Each child receives a free book to take home, thanks to funding from the Merrill Harris Hug-A-Book fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. No registration required. Don’t miss out... Read More

Penguin Parade Waddles Into Botanical Center

January 16th, 2020

Go on a Penguin Parade at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Jan 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Penguin Parade is a family read-in at the Botanical Center in partnership with the Rock Island Public Library. Read with your family, do a penguin scavenger hunt, try the penguin obstacle course, do crafts and receive free giveaway items while supplies last. Admission is free during the event and no RSVP is required. For more information, visit https://www.qcgardens.com/.  Read More

Figge’s Clay for Kids Kicks Off Soon

January 11th, 2020

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to come to the Figge studios for some creative clay time! Clay for Kids, offered every second Tuesday of them month, will begin this Tuesday Jan 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. and will continue at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) through May. This class, which focuses on the exploration of basic hand techniques, is only $20 per class (for members and non-members both). Registration is required. This one of a kind class for your young artist will be instructed by Carolyn Krueger. For more information, please visit https://figgeartmuseum.org/learn/classes/view/clay-for-kids/64.  Read More

Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Fresh Coat of Awesome!

January 3rd, 2020

Are you ready to see the updates at the best place in the Quad Cities ‘Where A Kid Can Be A Kid’? Chuck E. Cheese (903 E Kimberly Road Davenport) will be holding their Grand Re-Opening Event on Thursday Jan 9 from 4 – 6 p.m. Join the fun-filled crew for a ribbon cutting ceremony while enjoying cake, prizes, and even an appearance from Chuck E. Cheese and friends! One lucky winner will have a chance at a $100 Chuck E. Cheese gift card! Be the first to see Chuck E. Cheese’s fresh coat of AWESOME! Follow Chuck E. Cheese (Davenport) on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ChuckECheesesDavenport... Read More

Engage, Explore and Discover at the Putnam Museum

January 1st, 2020

Kick off 2020 with some exciting and educational events at the Putnam Museum! Saturday Jan 4 is filled with fun activities for the entire family at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport). Whether you have a curious little one or are looking for an all-inclusive experience, check out these amazing events.   Explorers Jr.: Simple Circuit Creations Is your child a natural problem-solver? Foster their talent and AMP UP their New Year on Jan 4 from 9 -11 a.m. with Explorers Jr.: Simple Circuit Creations — for Pre-K through 1st Grade! Explore electricity with a SHOCKING look at circuits.... Read More

It’s PJ Party Storytime at Moline Public Library!

December 29th, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled activity to do with the kids this Winter Break? How about a PJ Party Storytime?! Head to the Children’s Program Room at the Moline Public Library (3210 41st Street Moline) this Monday Dec 30 from 6 – 7 p.m. for a PJ Party Storytime, featuring Sweets! Come in your slippers and PJs with your stuffed animal, blanket, or snuggly for stories, songs, dancing, crafts, and other sweet activities all on the theme of sweet treats. For more information, please visit https://molinelibrary.librarymarket.com/events/pj-party-storytime-10. Join in on the fun for a sweet time!  Read More

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at Family Museum!

December 27th, 2019

The grownups get to have their New Year’s Eve fun at night!  So, the Family Museum offers kids a chance to celebrate the arrival of 2020 during the daylight hours! Noon Year’s Eve takes place Tuesday Dec 31 at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Don’t miss the countdown to 2020 at Noon! The museum will close at 2 p.m. Festivities include firework rings, chalkboard party hats, confetti cones, face painting, music from the Myers Brothers, and a countdown to Noon with a balloon drop and lots of confetti. This event is sponsored by Ascentra Credit... Read More

Skate Into 2020 at Skate City QCA!

December 26th, 2019

Looking for a fun and safe way to spend New Year’s Eve? Then make plans to hang out at Skate City QCA & Laser Tag Alley! Skate City’s New Year’s Eve Lock-In Skate takes place Tuesday Dec 31 from 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. Tickets are just $30 in advance or $40 at the door (plus skate rental). There are absolutely no drop-offs for the lock-in. All children must be signed in by a parent. Ticket price includes admission, pizza and pop buffet, laser tag, big prize giveaways, music and a midnight balloon drop with over 1,000 balloons! During the balloon drop, participants will receive horns, serpentines,... Read More

7th Annual YMCA Winter Camp Provides Fun for All!

December 22nd, 2019

Winter is officially here. And do you know what that means? It’s time for Winter Camp! YMCA’s Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 W Front St. Blue Grass) is hosting their 7th Annual Winter Camp this Sunday Dec 29 thru Wednesday Jan 1. This camp is full of the magic of camp plus the wonders of winter! Activities vary for this one of a kind camp, based on the weather conditions. But past activities have included Snowstar, swimming at the Y, ice skating, Michael’s Fun World, sledding, archery, snowball fights, movies, campfires, and more! Camp is also ended with a New Year’s Eve Celebration, giving the... Read More

Kids Night Out Happening at Two Rivers YMCA!

December 20th, 2019

Think you might need an adult-only night out over this winter break? What a better way to do so, than leaving your precious bundles of joy in the hands of trained and certified YMCA staff members? The best part? They’ll have a blast! Two Rivers YMCA (2040 53rd Street Moline) is hosting Kids Night Out on Saturday Dec 28 from 4:45 – 10 p.m. (must drop off before 5 p.m. when the doors lock). Kids Night Out is a fun night for the kids and some peace of mind for the parents! Drop your kids, ages 3 – 12 years old (must be potty trained), off for an after-hours adventure throughout the YMCA. Trained... Read More

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