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

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

Penguin Parade Waddles Into Botanical Center

January 16th, 2020

Go on a Penguin Parade at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Jan 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Penguin Parade is a family read-in at the Botanical Center in partnership with the Rock Island Public Library. Read with your family, do a penguin scavenger hunt, try the penguin obstacle course, do crafts and receive free giveaway items while supplies last. Admission is free during the event and no RSVP is required. For more information, visit https://www.qcgardens.com/.  Read More

Icestravaganza 2020 Goes Extraterrestrial

January 15th, 2020

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event or a night out with friends this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the 8th year this Saturday Jan 18 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport)! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with iconic American symbols from ice. Watch as 24,000 pounds of ice blocks are transformed into incredible works of art. This year’s theme is Aliens and Area 51! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. –... Read More

Bald Eagle Days Landing in the Quad Cities

January 9th, 2020

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled and educational family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2020 takes place this Friday Jan 10 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 11 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission for adults is $6, kids 6-15 are $1 and kids under 6 are free. On Friday, all kids under 16 receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased online. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and Jim Nesci’s... 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

Hop On Downtown Moline for the 3rd Annual Holiday Hop!

November 6th, 2019

Kick off the holiday shopping season in downtown Moline during the 3rd Annual Holiday Hop presented by IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union! The festivities begin on Friday, November 8, highlighting many of our unique stores, restaurants, and much, much more. The Holiday Hop will feature in-store specials, live music, refreshments, kid’s crafts, Christmas movies, games, free trolley transportation and more. Plan your night hopping around by checking out the list of participating businesses below.   Academy for the Performing Arts | 1506 6th Ave Come see the storefront window holiday performances.   AF... Read More

Enjoy a Not So Scary Halloween Walk at the Quad City Botanical Center!

October 8th, 2019

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for the Quad City Botanical Centers’ annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk! This Not So Scary Halloween Walk takes place this Friday Oct 11 and Friday Oct 25 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). Bring your flashlights and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden – search for spiders, bats, jack-o-lanterns and toads as you wander down the darkened pathways. Enjoy refreshments, games and crafts and get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens,... Read More

Free Family Fun at Farm Days in the Village

August 23rd, 2019

Looking for some free family-fun this weekend? Then look no further than Farm Days in the Village! Farm Days in the Village is happening this Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Village of East Davenport (2302 East 11th Street Davenport)! This FREE family-friendly event includes a petting zoo, rope making, pedal tractors, tractor ride around, wagon rides, entertainment, Dynamometer, kids “drive a tractor”, working farm displays, kids tractor pull, rock crusher, arts and crafts, learn to milk a cow, and more. For more information,... Read More

Re-FL3X Showcase 2019 Provides Fun for the Entire Family!

June 26th, 2019

The Showcase is Back! This is a show for the entire family! If you love Hip Hop Music, Dance and Spoken Word, then this event is for you! Check out the Re-FL3X Showcase 2019, this Saturday Jun 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Davenport Junior Theatre (2822 Eastern Avenue Davenport). Bring the kids to this family friendly event presented by Re-FL3X Hip Hop. Re-FL3X Students will be performing pieces from class. Special Guests will also be attendance, that will make this night so much better! Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/re-fl3x-showcase-2019-tickets-63094373971. For... Read More

Scott County Kids Cast Your Lines at This Free Clinic!

June 7th, 2019

Hey Scott County residents, do your kids like to fish? Join Scott County, Iowa Conservation for their Kids Free Fishing Clinic this Saturday Jun 8 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at West Lake Park (14910 110th Ave Davenport)! Enter West Lake Park Gate #1 and meet at the Rolling Hills Shelter. This free, family-friendly event is open to all Scott County residents in grades K-6th. Children under 9 years old MUST have an adult present. All poles and tackle will be provided! And all participants will receive a free gift and a Certificate. Classes include: Fish ID, fish care & cleaning, casting techniques,... Read More

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