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Family Credit Union Supports Local Nonprofits through Family Discount Mondays Program

June 29th, 2022
Family Credit Union Supports Local Nonprofits through Family Discount Mondays Program

The Family Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial cooperative serving those in the Quad Cities area, will be launching its seventh Family Discount Mondays program this summer to support local non-profit organizations. This year’s dates are June 13, June 20, July 11, 18 & 25. Discount Days gives the general public an opportunity to visit Quad City attractions at a greatly discounted admission rate. The following Quad City nonprofit attractions are participating in Discount Days this year: The Family Museum, Bettendorf Putnam Museum, Davenport Red Hawk Golf & Learning Center, Davenport Riverside... Read More

Iowa Born Learning Academies Being Held In Bettendorf

June 14th, 2022
Iowa Born Learning Academies Being Held In Bettendorf

Born Learning Academies will be held June 20-Aug. 1 at the Family Museum in Bettendorf! United Way is working with the Bettendorf Family Museum to offer Board Learning Academies. A series of 6 free parent workshops to help parents prepare their children from birth to 5 years of age for success in school. Learn more  Read More

Iowa And Illinois Kids Will Have Plenty Of Fun Activities To Choose From This Summer!

May 28th, 2022
Iowa And Illinois Kids Will Have Plenty Of Fun Activities To Choose From This Summer!

Looking for fun things for your kids to do this summer? Looking to keep your children active during the next couple of months? There are a number of activities they can sign up for, from reading clubs to roller derby and more! Here’s a rundown of some of the favorites: Family Museum – Summer Camps – Early Learning Program Bett-PV Youth Baseball – Registration for ages 15-20 – Info – Meeting – May 1 Putnam – Destinations – Saturday Workshops (Grade 3-5) Apr. 16 – May 28 | Summer Camp Bettendorf Aquatics – Learn to Swim –... Read More

Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

June 29th, 2021
Visit Quad Cities Launches New QC Family Pass for Area Attractions

Visit Quad Cities on Tuesday announced a new collaboration with local attractions for their new QC Family Pass. The pass provides a fun and interactive experience for visitors and Quad Citizens to spend time with family and friends. The QC Family Pass uses mobile-based code check-ins, discounts, special offers, and gamification to engage participants. Anyone can sign up for the free pass at www.qcfamilypass.com. As you visit attractions, you will access codes from each location to check and track your progress. Participants are entered into drawings for chances to win Visa Gift Cards and a Quad... Read More

Quad-Cities Museum Week Is Back With Special Discounts And Activities June 6 to 13

May 26th, 2021
Quad-Cities Museum Week Is Back With Special Discounts And Activities June 6 to 13

Visit Quad Cities and area museums have teamed up again for Quad Cities Museum Week. After taking a hiatus during the pandemic last June, the annual celebration is back again for its fifth year from June 6 to 13. For all the details, visit www.qcmuseumweek.com. Museums throughout the Q-C region will welcome visitors with activities, new exhibits, discounted admissions, tours, special programs, and more. “We’re back and ready for visitors. This year, 14 museums are participating in Quad Cities Museum Week as we celebrate science, art, history, and discovery,” says Charlotte Doehler-Morrison,... Read More

Looking For Something To Do With The Kids For NOON Year’s Eve Tomorrow?

December 30th, 2020
Looking For Something To Do With The Kids For NOON Year's Eve Tomorrow?

As a parent, I know what you’re feeling in regard to New Year’s Eve — you want to do something fun with your kiddos, but there’s no way they’re making it to midnight, so you’re looking for cool things to do during the day. Fortunately, there are some spots in the Quad-Cities which have NOON Year’s Eve events for families. And we at QuadCities.com are here to give you a rundown of a couple of them. Here’s what we’ve got… have fun, and Happy NOON, I mean, NEW Year! HyVee Virtual Noon Year’s Eve Allows Families To Celebrate New Years... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Five. July And August

December 30th, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Five. July And August

And on into the summer… We’re looking back at the year that was in arts and entertainment, 2020. Every day between now and New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, we’ll be posting a story painting the big picture on the year, a couple months each day. We hope you enjoy the look back, and let’s all hope for a happy new year and a much, much, much, much better 2021! Here’s the latest installment, part five, months July and August. Iowa and Illinois were both opened up to the public in a limited capacity, and many venues opened to the public — some with social distancing restrictions,... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Three. April. Finding ‘A New Normal’

December 29th, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Three. April. Finding 'A New Normal'

Welcome back to our look back at the strange and apocalyptic journey that was the arts and entertainment scene of 2020. It was a year unlike any other, that’s for sure, and we at QuadCities.com are recapping it this year in a series of stories through Dec. 31, and then we’re going to have the entire series of stories sent to a licensed shaman, a priest, an exorcist, and Oprah, in the hope that they’ll bless the coming 2021 and put this year behind us. If you want to check out our recap of January and February (the “normal” months), click here; if you want to read about... Read More

Eleven Quad-Cities Cultural Groups Get $500K in New Iowa Funding

December 22nd, 2020
Eleven Quad-Cities Cultural Groups Get $500K in New Iowa Funding

Eleven cultural organizations and three artists in the Quad-Cities were among those to receive a share of $7 million in new grants announced Tuesday by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. A total of 267 cultural organizations and 152 artists serving 118 Iowa communities will get funding, made possible by the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, on Dec. 2. The department launched the Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program the same day and received more than 550 requests totaling more than $36 million by the Dec. 11 deadline. The list of recipients includes some of Iowa’s... Read More

Family Museum Presenting ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Drive-In Movie

October 14th, 2020
Family Museum Presenting 'Hotel Transylvania' Drive-In Movie

Families are invited to the Family Museum parking lot on Saturday, October 17 to enjoy the movie Hotel Transylvania as part of a Drive-In Movie Event presented by the City of Bettendorf Parks and Recreation and the Family Museum and sponsored by the Friends of Bettendorf Parks Foundation. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the movie will start at 7:30 pm. Admission is $20 per car if registered before the day of the event. Admission is $35 per car on the day of the event if spots are still available. Participants can register at familymuseum.org/movie. Each car will receive three parking spots: one to park... Read More