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Family Museum Cancels All Large-Scale Events Through April

March 14th, 2020

Bettendorf’s Family Museum has canceled all large-scale events through the month of April, including next week’s Spring Break events. The Museum will remain open to the public. Classes, field trips, and drop-ins will continue. The museum’s statement notes: “Please be assured that our daily cleaning practices follow the industry standards for public places, including daily disinfection of common area surfaces and routine clean up and sanitation sweeps throughout the day.  Hand sanitizer has always been available for visitor use. Guest and Member reminders: ·  Please do... Read More

Family Museum Bringing The Fun For Kids On Spring Break

March 11th, 2020

Looking for something to do during Spring Break? Look no further! The Family Museum has six great days of spring break programming for your family to enjoy. All events and performances are included with admission or membership. Sponsored by R.I.A. Federal Credit Union. The events include: Indoor Chalk Art Festival Monday, March 16 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Kona Ice and La Flama on Wheels: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Watch some amazing chalk artists at work and make your own colorful art that will be displayed in the Great Hall for the rest of Spring Break! What’s a festival without food trucks?  Catch the... Read More

Spend a Day with Olivia the Pig at Family Museum

February 6th, 2020

Put on your favorite red shirt or striped leggings and catch a Family Museum Dance Company performance inspired by Olivia the Pig! Spend ‘A Day with Olivia’ at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf) this Saturday Feb 8 from 1 – 3 p.m. See the MANY things Olivia is good at, like building sandcastles, visiting museums, and dreaming of being a STAR!  This special book will come to life through dance and an accompanying narration.  After the performance, the dancers will help guests make splatter paint art like Olivia (and Jackson Pollock), build indoor sandcastles and try... Read More

Bettendorf’s Winter Carnival Providing Fun For All!

January 29th, 2020

The City of Bettendorf hosts their 4th Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for the 2020 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 fun. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant Marsh, The Figge, QC Yoga Foundation, Master Gardeners; snowflake crafts for every age, tin foil art, and Little Hands Site with activities for ages 5 and under. For a full schedule of events, visit http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/. The... Read More

Discover Science And You At The Family Museum

January 29th, 2020

The Family Museum is proud to present Science + You, a groundbreaking interactive children’s exhibit presented in conjunction with scientists at AbbVie, the global biopharmaceutical company.  The exhibit will be on display through April 19, 2020. Sponsored by the AbbVie Foundation, the 1,200 square-foot Science + You exhibit offers a child-sized laboratory where children can explore how scientists impact health and wellness. Through hands-on, interactive machinery, processes, and technology; Science + You demonstrates the role science plays in keeping the body healthy. A demonstration... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#20 – #11)

December 30th, 2019

Yesterday, we counted down the top stories of the year from 30-21, today we get into the next ten, 20-11, and it’s, for the most part, a pretty upbeat mix of stories of local successes, on the individual and group level. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. And, without any further ado, here’s today’s part of the top 30 of 2019 . . .   20.) Raccoon Motel Switches To Devon’s Complaint Department, Ending The Moeller Reign Of Downtown Davenport: Over the past few years, Sean Moeller was the ubiquitous king of downtown Davenport, and beyond... Read More

QC Scene Looks Back On The Images Of 2019, Part One

December 29th, 2019
The new 2019 QuadCities.com banner at the TaxSlayer Center

We’re looking back on a great year of entertainment, sports and features here at QuadCities.com, and QC Scene is here to display some of the images of the year, featuring the places, people and events that made the year great! Here’s part one of our look back in pictures:  Read More

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at Family Museum!

December 27th, 2019

The grownups get to have their New Year’s Eve fun at night!  So, the Family Museum offers kids a chance to celebrate the arrival of 2020 during the daylight hours! Noon Year’s Eve takes place Tuesday Dec 31 at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Don’t miss the countdown to 2020 at Noon! The museum will close at 2 p.m. Festivities include firework rings, chalkboard party hats, confetti cones, face painting, music from the Myers Brothers, and a countdown to Noon with a balloon drop and lots of confetti. This event is sponsored by Ascentra Credit... Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at the Family Museum!

December 11th, 2019

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 13 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Make a frosty jingle bracelet and be swept away to Arendelle, singing holiday favorites together with Elsa herself! 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... Read More

Feel the Magic at Family Museum’s WinterFest

December 7th, 2019

One of the most deer-ly beloved events is back at the Family Museum! WinterFest takes place from 12 – 5 p.m. this Sunday Dec 8 at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf)! Meet a real reindeer and have your picture taken with Santa! Make a variety of holiday crafts, enjoy performances by the Family Museum Dance Company (A Nutcracker “Sweet”), the Quad City Symphony Youth Choir, and other local musical groups. A $1 cash or canned food donation for the River Bend Foodbank is all you need for admission (members, too!). Cash donations are preferred as every dollar donated provides... Read More

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