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Bettendorf Public Library’s Take Home Workshop to offer opportunity to personalize home decorations

December 15th, 2020

Those looking to add a personal touch to their holiday decorations can craft along with the Bettendorf Public Library to create an origami wreath appropriate for any holiday or special occasion. Starting on Thursday, December 17, free supply kits for the Take Home Workshop: 16-point Origami Star Wreath will be available for pick-up at the Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Take Home Workshop kits are for adults and teens aged 16 and older. They contain supplies and instructions and are accompanied by a short demonstration video posted on the Library’s YouTube channel at... Read More

Virtual Handmade Cards Craft Day Coming Up At Figge

December 14th, 2020

Figge Museum is holding a holiday craft day at 6 p.m. Thursday! Create original hand-crafted cards that are nice enough to frame as a small piece of art. Learn several ways to create greeting cards using scraps of colorful paper and/or fabrics and finish with unique embellishments. No previous experience needed – this is a fun, quick class that should inspire you to make several cards and small works of your creativity! This class will take place on Zoom. The invite for the class will be sent out after registration. Instructor: Lori Miller $20 – Supply kit included Supply kit pickup will... Read More

Winter Nights, Winter Lights Lights Up The Botanical Center

November 26th, 2020

Ready to light up your life this week? Winter Nights Winter Lights begins lighting up the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island, this week! From Nov. 19 to Jan. 10, every night from 4 to 9 p.m. the outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over 130,000 glowing lights. Showcasing our largest light display yet, new areas of our outdoor gardens will be lit, including the Children’s Garden. Explore the lawns, pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit. Open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. A small processing... Read More

Ready To Kick Off The Christmas Season Already?

November 3rd, 2017

The days are getting colder, which can only mean one thing. Christmas is coming! Are you ready to kick off your Christmas shopping season? Then head to Meyer’s Tails Up Farm at 5390 Irene Rd in Belvidere this Friday Nov 3 and Saturday Nov 4 to kick off their 4th annual indoor/outdoor Christmas show with vintage décor, seasonal gifts and more! Christmas at the Farm is co-hosted by Nellie’s Barn Sale and Meyer’s Tail-Up Farm, and features a heated building and two heated tents featuring more than 25 vendors full of florals, new and vintage jewelry, candles, soaps, Irish Candy, painted furniture,... Read More

Rock Island Libraries Offer Family-Friendly Holiday Fun

December 20th, 2016

Looking for something to do with the kids on holiday break? The Rock Island Libraries are offering a number of options for the little ones and their caregivers. Rock Island Libraries are celebrating family time this December with the following upcoming events: Children’s Librarians will be offering “holly jolly” stories this week, with stories, songs and a craft featuring Santa Claus. The Toddler Time storytimes are offered at 10:30 am Wednesday, Dec. 21 at the Rock Island Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road; and Friday, Dec. 23 at the Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street.... Read More