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Rev Up For Race Day At Silvis Hy Vee!

May 25th, 2017

Before you head to the races this Friday, don’t forget to make your own pit-stop! On Friday May 26, Silvis Hy-Vee (2001 5th Street) is hosting their Silvis Raceday Event from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Parked right in front of the store will be NASCAR driver Kyle Busch’s Toyota! Feel free to take a picture with the famous #18 car. There will also be a chance to win two free tickets to the Chicago NASCAR race in September, among other fun family activities! Come out, come hungry and bring the family for this one of kind Raceday Event!  Read More

Looking For A Fun And Healthy Way To Get Kids Into The Kitchen?

May 18th, 2017

Looking for a fun and healthy way to get your kids involved in the kitchen? It’s no secret that including your children in meal planning and preparation builds healthier eating habits. It can, however, be difficult to know where to start. Hy-Vee food stores are hoping to help take some of the guess work out of how to involve the kids, with their ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ programs. These fun and educational kids’ cooking classes are held monthly at your local Hy-Vee stores for children ages 4-9. This May, Kids in the Kitchen utilizes a one of a kind Blender Bike for their ‘Kids in the Kitchen:... Read More

Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum

May 11th, 2017

Beginning May 27, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at the Family Museum! This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking... Read More

Register Now for Rock Island Library Summer Art and Math Programs

May 9th, 2017

Parents of children in the seven to 14-year age ranges can keep them busy and learning this summer with four-week art and math programs at the Rock Island Public Library. Registration is now open for Design by Reading, presented by artist Gloria Burlingame, and Math by Design, presented by tutor Elizabeth Russell, offered at no additional charge on Tuesdays at the Main Library. These programs are suitable for children entering the 2nd through 8th grades. The Design by Reading Summer Art Club for Kids is offered from 2:00 to 3:00 pm on Tuesdays, June 13, 20, 27 and July 11. The program features... Read More

An Easter Egg Hunt Guide For The Quad Cities!

April 13th, 2017

Easter weekend is upon us! A time for family, food, egg hunts and new beginnings! It is also the time of year for nicer weather and getting out to spend time with others. Across the Quad Cities Area, this weekend will be full of activities. Every child looks forward to running around and collecting brightly colored plastic eggs filled with goodies. Easter Egg Hunts are not only thrilling for children, but very enjoyable for adults to witness as well. Here are some of the egg hunts happening in the QCA this weekend: 29th Annual Ranch Rider Motorcycle Brotherhood Easter Egg Hunt at Mississippi Valley... Read More

‘Paw Patrol’ Comes To The Rescue At Adler Theater

January 21st, 2017

On Tuesday, January 24, from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m., join the company of Paw Patrol at the Adler Theater for a live performance of their latest adventure “Race to the Rescue.” Produced by Spin Master and presented by Pedigree, this show is guaranteed to be a fun event for you and your children. On the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Mayor Goodway and Mayor Humdinger, Mayor Goodway goes missing. With time running out, Paw Patrol’s leader, Ryder, calls the team in for the search. Join Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma, and Everest on this fun adventure! All viewers over... Read More

Moline Public Library Chock Full Of October Events

October 11th, 2016

Moline Public Library is offering a huge Halloween grab-bag of events this October for parents and children alike. The schedule of cool gigs at the library, 3210 41st St., Moline, is as follows: October 1 – November 18 Audubon Print Exhibit October 3 – November 7 Student Hunger Drive Donation Site Mon., Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31  9:30 & 10:45 am Story Time for Littles, Birth – 36 Months Tuesday, October 4, 6 pm Dance Me a Story: Halloween Hustle Weds, October 5, 12, 19, 26  2:30 pm Exploratorium, STEAM Programming,  K-4 Wednesdays, October 5 &  19, 6 pm Story Time for... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Hosts STEMazing Science and Engineering Projects For Kids

September 13th, 2016

Kids can try their hand at all sorts of science and engineering projects with the Rock Island Public Library’s monthly STEM-Azing after-school events. The next session, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, will feature experiments using wind power.  STEM-AZING is offered from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at the 30/31 Branch, 3059 30th Street. Additional STEM-AZING learning events will be offered on Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14. The hands-on projects for school-age children ages 6 and up demonstrate concepts in science, technology, engineering or math. For more events and services,... Read More

Catch ‘em All At Rock Island Library’s Pokemon Go Night

August 10th, 2016

Playing Pokémon Go? Want to try it? You can catch many of the elusive Pokémon creatures at the Rock Island Library’s Pokémon Go Night on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Main Library location, 401 19th Street. The Main Library, which is already home to a Pokémon Gym and a PokéStop, will offer a night of Pokemon gaming, trivia, and fun for all ages. The library will activate a Pokémon lure and offer a map of PokéStops that are close to the library. Additional activities include Pokémon trivia, snacks and crafts. The event is open to all ages, and is free. No registration... Read More