Quantcast
   
Monday - November 28, 2022
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Come Create at Craft Love’s Wine, Women and Wood Event

January 3rd, 2017
Come Create at Craft Love’s Wine, Women and Wood Event

Are you looking to kick off the new year with a girl’s night out? Has 2016 left you stressed and in need of a relaxing and fun outing? Come and create at Craft Love. On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Craft Love Bettendorf will be hosting an adult crafting event where you can create a wood sign for your home. Wine, tools, and materials will be provided by instructors for this class. This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and runs till 9:30 p.m. Craft Love Bettendorf is located at 4374 Suite 3, State St. Bettendorf. To purchase tickets for this event, please follow this link: https://craftloveusa.com/bettendorf/calendar.... Read More

Family Museum’s Winterfest A Joyful Family Event

November 30th, 2016
Family Museum’s Winterfest A Joyful Family Event

With the weather turning to snow, sleet and slippery feet, the festivals of winter are starting to drop from the sky like snowflakes. This weekend, the Family Museum will continue its tradition of WinterFest on Sunday, Dec. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be a host of joyful family activities for everyone including dance performances from the Family Museum Dance Company, holiday music performed the Bettendorf High School Chamber Choir and the Rock Island High School Chamber Orchestra String Quartet, refreshments, fun activities such as model magic and scratch art, and a visit from Santa. Each... Read More

Family Museum Takes A Voyage To Vietnam This Weekend

September 23rd, 2016
Family Museum Takes A Voyage To Vietnam This Weekend

On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Family Museum will open Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tết Festival, a new exhibition to promote understanding of Vietnamese culture. Children and their parents throughout the country will delight in the opportunity to discover the beauty, sights, and sounds of Vietnam through its most important celebration of the year, Tết. Funded through a highly competitive national initiative by the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series and developed by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, the Voyage to Vietnam exhibition is traveling to nine... Read More

Bettendorf Park Band Closes Its Season With The Favorites

July 28th, 2016
Bettendorf Park Band Closes Its Season With The Favorites

It’s time for Bettendorf Park Band to give you its 2016 mixtape. The band will end its 48th season with a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Bettendorf and the show, as per tradition, will be a favorites gig featuring the band members’ favorite pieces from throughout its year. “We traditionally do at the end of each season a favorites concert that is pieces that have been voted on by the members of the band as their favorites and it’s put together and that’s what we’re having this Friday, it’s a tradition we’ve done for many years,” said Sean Talbot,... Read More

QC 14th in Nation for Highest Percent of Irish Descendants Participating in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17th, 2016
QC 14th in Nation for Highest Percent of Irish Descendants Participating in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and we’re hoping you’re getting your Irish on today and throughout this week as festivities o’ the green have been rolling last weekend through this coming weekend. However, that’s no surprise, and that pot of gold of events at the Quad-Cities end of the rainbow has been noticed on a national level. This week, SafeCo Insurance and HomeInsurance.com analytics released a list of the the top 15 U.S. cities with the highest percentages of Irish descendants to join in their St. Patrick’s Day parades – and the Quad-Cities comes in at number 14. Number one? Butte-Silver... Read More

Family Museum offers tons for kids to do over spring break!

March 9th, 2016
Family Museum offers tons for kids to do over spring break!

As the weather becomes brighter and the days become longer, the blooms break through the ground, a familiar sound of school bells grows silent as children across the area get revved up for spring break — and parents are suddenly hit with the thought of what they’re going to do with those kiddies during that time off. However, parents need not get too worried, as the Bettendorf Family Museum is ready with a full slate of activities to keep the kiddies happy, thinking and burning off some of that excess energy. All events and performances are included with admission or membership! Sponsored... Read More

Family Museum hosting ‘Kids Table’ benefit

February 11th, 2016
Family Museum hosting ‘Kids Table’ benefit

On Saturday, March 5, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., the Family Museum will host “The Kids’ Table: A Grown-Up Helping,” an exclusive, one-night fundraising event for grown-ups featuring gourmet twists on classic kid food composed and prepared by local chefs and businesses. This event will offer guests a chance to take a trip down memory lane through food, games, and entertainment. The purpose of the event is to raise money for the Family Museum Foundation and to remind guests of a time when play was a priority and that sitting at The Kids’ Table wasn’t so bad after all. Tickets are $50 each and... Read More