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Rotary Row Offers Learning and Musical Entertainment

May 29th, 2017

The Rotary Club of Bettendorf has created an educational outdoor space, Rotary Row, at Faye’s Field with the support and assistance of their project partners: the Bettendorf Park Board, the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation Board, the Family Museum Foundation Board, and Bettendorf City Council. The row is located at Faye’s Field, 2850 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Donated by the Rotary Club of Bettendorf and the Rotary Foundation, Rotary Row features five permanent large outdoor musical instruments, including hand drums and four aluminum chimes. “The Rotary’s focus on our area’s... Read More

Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum

May 26th, 2017

Beginning May 27, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at the Family Museum! This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking... Read More

Sid the Science Kid Visits the Family Museum

May 11th, 2017

Beginning May 27, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at the Family Museum! This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking... Read More

Family Museum offers tons for kids to do over spring break!

March 15th, 2017

As the weather becomes brighter and the days become longer, the blooms break through the ground, a familiar sound of school bells grows silent as children across the area get revved up for spring break — and parents are suddenly hit with the thought of what they’re going to do with those kiddies during that time off. However, parents need not get too worried, as the Bettendorf Family Museum is ready with a full slate of activities to keep the kiddies happy, thinking and burning off some of that excess energy. All events and performances are included with admission or membership! Sponsored... Read More

Tuck Up To The Kids Table For Fun Food!

March 2nd, 2017

Remember the care-free days of joking and laughing at the kids’ table? Well those days do not have to be over! The Family Museum in Bettendorf is bringing back that euphoric feeling with their one night event, The Kids’ Table: A Grown Up Helping. This opportunity takes place on Saturday, March 4 from 6:30-10pm at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive in Bettendorf). Tickets are $50 each or you can sponsor a table of eight for $500. This is for adults only and you must be 21+ to enter. You can purchase tickets either online at http://familymuseum.org/programs/special-events/the-kids-table/... Read More

Doc McStuffins The RX For Fun At Family Museum

February 10th, 2017

The Doctor is in. Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit opens this week and will be housed at the Family Museum in Bettendorf, Iowa through May 14.  The bilingual (English/Spanish) interactive exhibit, based on the Peabody Award-winning Disney Junior series “Doc McStuffins,” was produced by and previously housed at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, and will continue to travel to other museums around the country until 2019. A full schedule can be found here: http://disneyjunior.disney.com/see-the-exhibit Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit is designed to model “care and compassion”... Read More

Family Museum Holding “The Kids’ Table: A Grown-Up Helping”

January 18th, 2017

On Saturday, March 4, from 6:30 – 10:00 pm, the Family Museum will host “The Kids’ Table: A Grown-Up Helping,” an exclusive, one-night fundraising event for grown-ups featuring gourmet twists on classic kid food composed and prepared by local chefs and businesses. This event will offer guests a chance to take a trip down memory lane through food, games, and entertainment. The purpose of the event is to raise money for the Family Museum Foundation and to remind guests of a time when play was a priority and that sitting at The Kids’ Table wasn’t so bad after all. Tickets are $50 each... Read More

Have A Family Friendly Time With Noon Year’s Eve At Family Museum

December 29th, 2016

Are you looking for a family friendly event for this New Year’s Eve? Are your kids too young to stay awake till midnight? Then look no far than the Family Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve event. On New Year’s Eve, starting at 9:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m., Noon Year’s Eve will have a kid friendly New Year’s Eve celebration 12 hours before midnight. This event will include art activities geared towards the entire family, live music, a countdown to noon complete with noise makers, party crowns, a balloon drop, and lots confetti. This event is included with membership or paid admission. Admission... Read More

Jam On Down To The Family Museum For Jammie Jam!

December 21st, 2016

Is your family looking for a fun event this holiday season that brings along the element of relaxation? Are you tired of the cold weather and busy events? Do you ever just want to remain in your pajamas all day? On Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 the Family Museum will be hosting a Holiday Jammie Jam. Come decked out in comfortable clothes to sing songs, warm up with hot chocolate, peppermint sticks, and family time. Hot chocolate will be provided by Dunn Brothers Coffee. The event will take place in the Great Hall and is meant to be a small and quiet event. The galleries will be dark and closed and because... Read More

Family Museum’s Winterfest A Joyful Family Event

November 30th, 2016

With the weather turning to snow, sleet and slippery feet, the festivals of winter are starting to drop from the sky like snowflakes. This weekend, the Family Museum will continue its tradition of WinterFest on Sunday, Dec. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be a host of joyful family activities for everyone including dance performances from the Family Museum Dance Company, holiday music performed the Bettendorf High School Chamber Choir and the Rock Island High School Chamber Orchestra String Quartet, refreshments, fun activities such as model magic and scratch art, and a visit from Santa. Each... Read More

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