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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

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

Motown Tribute Rooftop Concert at Putnam Museum

May 13th, 2019

The stage is set for the return of the Rooftop Concert, featuring feel-good hits of the Motown era and the music it inspired! Enjoy a FREE Rooftop Concert on Saturday May 18 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport). The sweet music of the Quad Cities’ very own, 10 of Soul, will keep your toes tapping. This high-energy 10-piece band brings to the stage a dynamic range of classic tunes from the soul, funk, and blues genres, as well as a few funky arrangements of their own! Check their webpage (www.10ofsoul.com) for more info! This Rooftop Concert is free, but... 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

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

Celebrate Life at Rusty Revolution!

April 30th, 2019

There are currently 597 Iowans waiting for an organ transplant. While that number is down from the 722 families this time last year, that’s still 597 individuals and families affected daily and waiting on that life changing phone call. This weekend you can do your part by celebrating life and raising awareness and funds for the Iowa Donor Network at Rusty Revolution! The 5th Annual Rusty Revolution is happening on Saturday May 4 from 3 -8 p.m. behind PUB 1848 (1601 River Drive Moline). This event celebrates the life of Justin “Rusty” Lockett while raising awareness and funds for the Iowa... Read More

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Ganzo’s!

April 29th, 2019

Are you ready for the largest Cinco de Mayo fiesta in the Quad Cities? That’s right, it’s time for Ganzo’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! Experience a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta like none other at Ganzo’s Mexican Restaurant (3923 N Marquette Street Davenport) this Saturday May 4. Festivities include a 5K and Sombrero Shuffle, live Mexican music, traditional Mexican dances, Jalapeño eating contest much more! The fun starts at 8:30 a.m. with the Sombrero Shuffle Kid’s Run. The 7th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K begins at 9 a.m. Face painting will commence at 11 a.m. and the Ballet Folklorico Traditional Dance... Read More

Partake in Colorful Creations at Tie-Dye in the Park!

April 27th, 2019

Do you love Tie-Dye? Do you love parks? Then this is the event for you! Tie-Dye in the Park, hosted by Sunrise Village, is happening Saturday May 11 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park (1645 23rd Street Bettendorf). This fun, family-friendly event will feature all things tie-dyed! All supplies will be provided to tie-dye canvas grocery bags, socks and t-shirts, along with step-by-step guidance. The tie-dye process takes about 30 minutes. Tie-dye tickets are just $20 and can be purchased at https://sunrisevillageiowa.ticketleap.com/tie-dye-in-the-park/. In addition to tie-dye, participants... Read More

The Village Will Be Blooming at This Festival

April 20th, 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

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