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Stay in & SLING!

March 23rd, 2020

SLING TV launched “Stay in & SLING!” this past Wednesday Mar 18, an initiative to provide Americans with cost-free access to news and entertainment, as the nation confronts the COVID-19 crisis. SLING TV is providing news, plus thousands of shows and movies for the whole family, with no paid SLING TV account required. “To stay informed in these uncertain times, Americans need access to news from reputable sources,” said Warren Schlichting, group president, SLING TV. “With many Americans finding themselves staying at home, we have an opportunity to use our platform... Read More

Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

February 19th, 2020

Bring the whole family to FREE Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Feb 22 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy free admission all day and scheduled family-fun activities! Here is a schedule of the day’s events: Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby – Snack stop & Students Rebuild Hunger Challenge Studio 1 – Living Memory with the Davenport Creative Arts Academy Studio 2 – Collage inspired by Didier William Studio 3 – Printmaking inspired by George Olson Studio 4 – Clay – in partnership with Living Proof Exhibit. Wintergarden & Lobby–... Read More

OMg! Experience Ch3Mistry Day at the Putnam!

February 7th, 2020

From chemical reactions that fizz and bubble to the STEM careers that are shaping our future — Chemistry is AMAZING! Thanks to 3M on Saturday Feb 8, you’ll enjoy FREE admission to the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) and Science Center and Chemistry experiments presented by Putnam Educators with this celebration of Chemistry! You will discover hands-on learning and fun in the newest original Putnam exhibit — OMg! Elements of Surprise — and learn about Chemistry careers!   ABOUT THE EXHIBIT: At OMg! Elements of Surprise, you’ll explore the building blocks that shape... Read More

Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

November 21st, 2019

Downtown Davenport will be busting with activities this Saturday morning. Why not enjoy a free family-friendly event at the Figge? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Nov 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the new exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are welcome to join for free museum admission all day,... Read More

Have Some Fall Family Fun at Wallace’s Garden Center!

October 10th, 2019

Celebrate the season with fun for the whole family at Wallace’s this weekend! Wallace’s Garden Center (2605 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf) is hosting their Fall Family Festival this Saturday Oct 12 and Sunday Oct 13 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission! Bring the entire family and enjoy activities like bounce houses, face painting, wiggle cars, corn box, games and so much more! Train ride tickets are $2 each. Hot dog meals, apples and more will be available for purchase. Parking can be limited throughout the day, so please plan accordingly. For more information, visit https://www.wallacesgardencenter.com/.  Read More

Coal Valley Daze Returns for Some Fall Fun!

September 16th, 2019

Who is ready for fall?! Well, Coal Valley is! Make plans to spend your weekend at Valley Daze Fall Fest! This 3-day festival of fun takes place this Thursday Sep 19, Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21. All events take place at the Coal Valley Municipal Park (1st Street Coal Valley), uncles otherwise noted. Admission is FREE! Golf Cart Taxi will be running on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 11:30 p.m. and from 12 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday. Designated drop off locations at Bicentennial (1004 1st Street Coal Valley). Burgers, Brats, Rib eye, Hot Dogs & Tenderloin Sandwiches will also be grilled... Read More

Dance the Night Away with Music on the Mississippi

September 6th, 2019

Summer evenings may be nearing the end for the year, but that doesn’t mean the end of outdoor live music in the Quad Cities! Join the Moline Parks and Recreation Department for ‘Music on the Mississippi’, beginning this Monday Sep 9 at 6 p.m. and continuing every Monday throughout September. A temporary location change for this event has been made for 2019 to Riverside Park’s East Shelter (closest to the playground). Bring the whole family out for live music and dancing! Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. This event is free and open to the public.   Check out this amazing list... Read More

QCCT Glow Party Lighting Up QC Botanical Center!

August 27th, 2019

Kick off Labor Day Weekend with a neon outdoor experience! The Quad Cities Cultural Trust (QCCT) Glow Party will take place this Friday Aug 30 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). This FREE family-friendly event will provide live music, snacks, drinks and so much more! When the sun sets, the splash pad at The Quad City Botanical Center will light up for a fun party to celebrate culture in the Quad Cities. Registration to the QCCT Glow Party can be completed online. The Quad Cities Cultural Trust (QCCT) ensures culture thrives in our community by supporting... Read More

Iron + Grain Maker Festival Celebrates Creativity and Innovation!

August 26th, 2019

Woodworkers. Blacksmiths. Ceramicists. Glass Blowers. Artisans. Streamline Artisans are giving the Makers in the world a place to shine, at this festival! Don’t miss the inaugural Iron + Grain Maker Festival this Friday Aug 30 from 2 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 31 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at The Rust Belt (533 12th Avenue East Moline). Admission is FREE! Come celebrate creativity and innovation, enjoy delicious local food and brews, and take in live music-all curated around the Quad Cities’ hottest new concert venue. Bring out the entire family for this fun-filled weekend! Enjoy a bounce house,... 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