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

The Learning Campus Discovery Fair Providing Fun for the Entire Family!

August 16th, 2019

Are you ready for some free family fun this weekend? Hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library with support from the Family Museum, The Learning Campus Discovery Fair will take place this Saturday Aug 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bettendorf Public Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). The Learning Campus Discovery Fair is a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! Experiences include: Magic Hovercraft Rides Hands-On Science Pottery Bubbles Drawing Water Colors Clowning Paper Rockets Flower Arrangement   Additional activities:  Petting Zoo, Balloon Creations,... Read More

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

Enjoy a Night at the Museum!

April 22nd, 2019

Experience the Family Museum like never before! Night at the Museum happens this Saturday Apr 27 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Embark on a scavenger hunt to explore everything the Family Museum has to offer. Sample food and drinks from local establishments. Other activities include photo booth, DJ, silent auction, cash bar, fund-a-need, and some fun surprises! Put on your jeans and come ready to play!   Vendors include: Blue Iguana Cheesy Cow Coffee Hound Crawford Brew Works Crust Stone Oven Pizza Culver’s in Bettendorf 5ive Cities... Read More

Experience Comic Con for Kids at Family Museum!

March 14th, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled event with the kiddos this weekend? BAM! KAPOW! ZAP! Embrace your inner superhero for an afternoon of comic book fun at Comic Con for Kids! Comic Con for Kids takes place this Saturday Mar 16 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). This event is all-included with admission or membership. Kids who come in costume can enter to win a SUPER prize basket from the Museum’s Fox & Bee! Enjoy 15% off all superhero toys, throwback toys, art supplies and books (that’s 25% for Family Museum members! PJ Masks’ Catboy will be joining... Read More

Get Out and Have Some Fun at the 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bettendorf!

January 30th, 2019

With all these freezing temps, are you starting to feel some cabin fever? There is a light at the end of the tunnel! Celebrate the brief departure of the Polar Vortex at the 2019 Winter Carnival Family Fun in Bettendorf! The City of Bettendorf will host their 3rd Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for this year’s Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive activities. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant... 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

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at Family Museum!

December 12th, 2018

Put on your jammies and join the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing and family togetherness! Jinglin’ Jammie Jam happens this Friday Dec 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Sing some holiday favorites together and enjoy the beautiful decorations which fill the Family Museum Great Hall. This event is meant to be a small, quiet moment for your family, so the Museum galleries will be dark and turned off. Since the gallery will be closed, there is no admission charge for this event. Just take a moment during this busy time of year and spend it... 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

Very Hungry Caterpillar Exhibit Crawls To Family Museum

May 26th, 2018

A very hungry caterpillar is crawling into the Family Museum! Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit opens at 9 a.m. May 26, at the Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Co-organized by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, Very Eric Carle is the first North American traveling exhibit for children inspired by the art of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle. At this play-and-learn exhibit, visitors step into the pages of Eric Carle’s colorful picture books. His classic... 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

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