Tuesday - July 23, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Family Museum Ramps Up Run! Jump! Fly! For Summer

May 24th, 2019

Video games and cartoons take up a lot of children’s time, and the Family Museum’s summer exhibit, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action is out to combat childhood inertia. The exhibit, opening June 8 and running through September 8, 2019, invites children and adults to explore activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga, and horizontal climbing. The primary goal of the exhibit is to get kids into action by playing and doing things they like to do. Featuring the theme of action adventures popular in children’s books and movies, the homegrown exhibition invites visitors to jump... Read More

Raise Your Voice With The Girl Scouts

May 17th, 2019

This June, Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL (GSEIWI) will host their 8th annual leadership and self-discovery program known as Raise Your Voice. From June 21 till June 23, girls will spend a weekend living in dorms and exploring campus life at Loras College. Attendees will learn how their skills, their story, and their passions can be used to change the world. The leadership conference also includes sessions on environmental topics such as clean water and air, noise pollution, global warming and agriculture. Girls will develop and use their leadership skills to become an advocate for... Read More

Winterfest Coming To Family Museum

November 24th, 2018

The Family Museum will continue its tradition of seasonal, family-friendly activities with WinterFest on Sunday, December 2, from 12:00-5:00 pm. For the first time ever, guests will meet a real reindeer and visit with both Santa and Mrs. Claus! Visitors are invited to make a variety of holiday crafts and enjoy performances by the Family Museum Dance Company and other local musical groups. Admission to this event and the Family Museum’s hands-on gallery is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to a local food pantry.   Activities Live Reindeer (1:00-4:00)... Read More

Noon Years Eve A Fun Celebration For Families

December 29th, 2017

If you have little ones, you know it can be difficult to keep those active little bodies awake until midnight for New Year’s celebrations. Well now you don’t have to worry about that! The Family Museum in Bettendorf (2900 Learning Campus Drive) is hosting their annual Noon Year’s Eve Celebration this Sunday Dec 31 from 9 a.m. – noon. Noon Year’s Eve offers kids a chance to celebrate the arrival of the New Year during the daylight hours with a countdown at noon! Noisemakers, party hats and lots of confetti will be available for this countdown. There will also be art activities for the... Read More

Fall Frolic To Benefit German Heritage Center

September 7th, 2017

How would you like to support the German American Heritage Center and Museum while enjoying an evening full of entertainment and cocktails? The Fall Frolic Benefit Gala will be held at the Outing Club (2109 Brady Street Davenport) on Friday Sep 8. Cocktail hour and silent auction begins at 5 p.m. with live entertainment beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are only $55 and can be reserved by calling (563) 322-8844. German cuisine and entertainment will be provided to help raise funds to support the educational exhibits and programs at the German American Heritage Center and Museum... Read More

Hug A Book At Rock Island Library!

August 29th, 2017

The Rock Island Public Library’s Hug A Book program series will offer a special early learning art event  this Thursday for ages five and under. Hug-A-Book, Make Some Art offers a story and several related art projects designed for children ages to five. The free event is at 6:00 pm on Thursday, Aug. 31 at Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, in the second-floor Community Room. Each child receives a free book and an art apron, courtesy of the Merrill Harris Fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. The Hug-A-Book event  serves as the preview for a new art monthly program... Read More

Want To Learn How To Make Sauerkraut?

July 13th, 2017

How to Make Sauerkraut with Kristin Bogdonas will be held Sunday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Come learn how to make everyone’s favorite food: Sauerkraut! Kristin Bogdonas will be demonstrating recipes and techniques so you can make your own. If you’re lucky, you may be able to try some during the presentation. Come learn something new, or expand your extensive recipe book! RSVP Required – Call (563) 322-8844 or email info@gahc.org to RSVP – HURRY! LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE & FILLING UP FAST!  Read More

Kidz Bop Bopping Into Adler!

June 12th, 2017

KIDZ BOP fans, get ready for the best news ever! The #1 music brand for kids is hitting the road with the ALL-NEW ‘Best Time Ever’ tour! The brand new live show, sponsored by Juicy Juice® Splashers®, stops at the Adler Theater,   136 E. 3rd Street, Davenport, Iowa, on Friday, October 20 (doors open at 6, show is at 7) and features the best pop songs of the year in the BIGGEST KIDZ BOP show yet! KIDZ BOP fans will be introduced to the new class of KIDZ BOP Kids – as they take the stage for the first time. Kids and parents will be sure to sing and dance along during this ultimate family-friendly... Read More

Spend Earth Day At Niabi!

April 21st, 2017

Looking for a fun and educational way to celebrate Earth Day, this year? Then this is the perfect event for you! Come celebration Earth Day on April 22 at Niabi Zoo’s Earth Day celebration! From 10am-2pm, they will have stations with hands-on activities and crafts for earth lovers of all ages to enjoy. You can come get reacquainted with the zoo as they highlight some of their favorite animals and their conservation stories. Earth Day activities are included in the regular admission price for the zoo. Prices can be found at: http://www.niabizoo.com/Plan-Your-Visit/Hours,-Prices,-Directions.aspx. For... Read More

Get Crafty With Kids This Valentine’s Day!

February 9th, 2017

Are you a mom looking for a fun event to do with your kids with coming weekend? Come and join Fit4mom on February 10 for their Valentine’s Day crafting event. From 10:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., come and create two painting projects with your kids: one for the older and one for the infant (using their footprints). This will be a fun activity for moms and their kids. If your child will be painting, please bring a paint brush and a paint shirt. This event is open to both members and non-members with non-members needing to bring their own canvases. A 10×10 or 12×12 will work best. Registration... Read More

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