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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Looking For Cool Stuff To Do With The Kids Over Spring Break?

March 6th, 2019

The Rock Island/Milan School Break may be one week shorter than usual, but there are still plenty of things for kids, families and adults to do at Rock Island Libraries. Checking out a culture pass to the Putnam Museum, Figge Art Museum, German-American Heritage Center or the Quad City Botanical Center is one option for a no-cost family getaway. The library also checks out family games and learning puzzles at its Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, and a collection of video game titles at all locations. Library visitors will also find a wide range of books, music, and movies, in both physical and... Read More

NOON YEAR’S EVE at Family Museum!

January 1st, 2019

Hundreds of parents and kids packed into the Family Museum of their annual NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration! Kids were treated to a number of fun activities, including live music, a balloon drop at noon and more! QC Scene was on the scene to take pics of some of the happy revelers!  Read More

Festival Of Trees Sprouting Up Again!

November 14th, 2018

It’s Festival of Trees time again! The 2018 KWIK STAR FESTIVAL OF TREES, benefiting Quad City Arts, is sprouting up November 15-25, 2018. General Admission opens Saturday, November 17 at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport. This year’s theme is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the 33rd annual gig featuring a spectacular display of over 150 designer trees, rooms, wreaths, fireplace mantles, gingerbread creations and other holiday gift shop items that are all sold to raise money for Quad City Arts, a local non-profit arts organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in... Read More

Festival Of Trees Sprouting Up Again!

October 15th, 2018

It’s Festival of Trees time again! The 2018 KWIK STAR FESTIVAL OF TREES, benefiting Quad City Arts, is sprouting up November 15-25, 2018. General Admission opens Saturday, November 17 at the River Center, 136 E. 3rd St. Davenport. This year’s theme is Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree for the 33rd annual gig featuring a spectacular display of over 150 designer trees, rooms, wreaths, fireplace mantles, gingerbread creations and other holiday gift shop items that are all sold to raise money for Quad City Arts, a local non-profit arts organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Bursting With Activities This Week

September 10th, 2018

Check out some of the incredible events for adults, teens, and children happening at the Rock Island Public Library in the second week of September. The super line up of events for Sept. 10-17 includes: Coffee and a Movie Morning, 9:30 am, Monday, Sept. 10, Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. See the classic adventure tale by Stephen Spielberg featuring Indiana Jones, the globe-hopping archeologist. In this first installment of film franchise, our hero is trying to outrun a group of Nazis searching for the Ark of the Covenant. Free movie and coffee. Small Business and Non-Profit Website... Read More

Hey, Mermaids, Check Out The Underwater Egg Hunt

March 17th, 2018

Spring is right around the corner, which means it’s time for Egg Hunts! The Rock Island Parks and Recreation are spicing things up, however, with an Underwater Egg Hunt! This Sunday Mar 18, join the Rock Island Parks and Recreation at the first ever Underwater Egg Hunt! The hunt will take place at the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center from 1-3:30 p.m. The cost to participate in this one-of-a-kind egg hunt is only $5 (must be under 14 years to register). Registration can be completed online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/rockislandparksandrec/Activity_Search/2405. Hunting for eggs... Read More

Go Koo Koo Kanga Roo At Family Museum

March 16th, 2018

Looking for a fun and family-friendly event this weekend? How about a dance party? Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr Bettendorf) this Saturday Mar 17 with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance! The party starts at 2 p.m. and is included with paid Museum admission. Admission for the Family Museum is $9 (free under one year old) or $5 for those 60 and older and active military personnel their spouse and children residing in the same household. To purchase tickets in advance, go to http://familymuseum.org/store/admission. Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long... Read More

Have Wine With Einstein At GAHC

March 8th, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to enjoy a glass of wine with Einstein? Well here is your opportunity! Make plans to visit the German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Mar 10 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. to enjoy Wine with Einstein! Award-winning actor, Duffy Hudson, will be gracing GAHC while channeling his inner Albert Einstein. Enjoy an hour of wine tasting, snacks and the enlightening company of German-born theoretical physicist, Einstein! Imagine the discussions on the Theory of Relativity in a fun and exciting way. No mathematics or knowledge... Read More

WQPT Looking For Some Good Kid Writers

February 11th, 2018

WQPT announces its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest empowering children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing and illustrating their own stories. Stories, which must be the original work of the child, may be non-fiction, fiction, prose or poetry. Entries, postmarked by Friday, March 30 can be dropped off at WQPT’s office at Western Illinois University’s riverfront campus, or mailed to WQPT, 3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois 61265. “WQPT is committed to helping Quad City area children build valuable literacy skills through fun, hands-on opportunities.... Read More

Skate Into The New Year At Skate City QCA

December 30th, 2017

Looking for a fun and safe way to spend New Year’s Eve? Then make plans to hang out at Skate City QCA & Laser Tag Alley! Skate City’s New Year’s Eve Bash includes an all-night lock-in from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. this Sunday Dec 31 through Monday Jan 1! Tickets are only $47 and skate rentals are $3. Ticket price includes admission, pizza and pop buffet, breakfast, unlimited laser tag and a midnight balloon drop with over 1,000 balloons! During the balloon drop, participants will receive horns, serpentines, blow-outs, hats and tiaras to bring in the new year! Throughout the evening you can enjoy... Read More

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