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Bring the Family Out for Free Summer Movies at Longview Park

May 30th, 2019

Free family fun is always nice throughout the summer. Add a good movie and some fresh air, and you’ve got a relaxing and memorable night for all to enjoy! Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation and RIA Federal Credit Union for their 2019 Summer Movies in the Park at Longview Park (1601 18th Avenue Rock Island)! This Friday Jun 1 enjoy Hotel Transylvania 3 on the big screen. Mark your calendars for Ralph Breaks the Internet on Saturday Aug 10, as well. Movies will begin at dusk. Concessions will also be available for your snacking pleasures (cash only). The first 100 kids that arrive after 7:30... Read More

Saddle Up for this Free Fishing Rodeo!

May 30th, 2019

Hang onto those reins! There’s a Fishing Rodeo comin’ to town! The Moline Conservation Club and Crime Stoppers are proud to present a FREE FISHING RODEO! The Fishing Rodeo will take place this Saturday Jun 1 from 7 – 11 a.m. at Riverside Park (3300 5th Avenue Moline). Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the fishing starts at 8 a.m. Kids ages 5-15 are invited to enjoy some fishing, with an opportunity to win “Biggest Fish” prizes. Prizes will be awarded in both girls’ and boys’ divisions. A complimentary lunch with be served, as well. Bring your tackle, bait and fishing poles for a fun-filled... Read More

Bass Street Landing 2019 Summer Concert Series Has Arrived!

May 28th, 2019

There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting outside on a nice breezy summer evening and enjoying some free live music. That’s right, free! Every Thursday night throughout the summer, the Moline Centre holds a free concert series on the Plaza at Bass Street Landing just off 17th Street in Moline. The concerts go from 7-9 p.m. and all you need to bring is a lawn chair! Food and beverages are also available for purchase.   Here is the line-up of concerts for the 2019 season:   May 30                Class of ‘82 June 6                 Avon Dale June 13              ... Read More

Kick of the Summer Season with the Backwater Gamblers this Weekend!

May 24th, 2019

Spend your Memorial Day weekend with the Backwater Gamblers, while they kick off their 2019 season! Celebrate our freedom as the Backwater Gamblers honor those that have made the ultimate sacrifice this Sunday May 26 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.! The show will take place at Ben Williamson Park, located at 5000 44th Street (44th Street and the Rock River) Rock Island. Show your patriotism by wearing red, white and blue this weekend! CC&B Catering and Mobile Food Truck will also join this celebration with delicious barbecue, including brisket, pulled pork, ribs and sides for purchase. The Backwater Gamblers... Read More

Fejervary Family Fun Days are Back!

May 17th, 2019

Are you ready for some Fejervary Family Fun Days?! Rediscover Davenport Parks and Recreation’s Mother Goose Land at Fejervary Learning Center (1800 W 12th Street Davenport). Enjoy nature-based play areas including a Harmony Park and the American Water Itsy Bitsy Spider station. The park also includes a pollinator garden, little sprouts program, a spider web crawler in which visitors can climb in the web and learn about the importance of water habitats and ecosystems, and environmental themed play elements modeled after water nature areas (logs, boulders, dragonflies and more). Don’t miss this... Read More

Bettendorf Kids to Parks Day Providing Fun For All!

May 16th, 2019

Join Bettendorf Parks and Recreation for Kids to Parks Day, this Saturday May 18 in Veterans Memorial Park (1645 23rd Street Bettendorf). This exciting fun-filled evening will begin with free family activities from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy balloons animals, bounce houses, Gaga Ball, rock painting, face painting, 9 Square In The Air, Kona Ice and more! Finish out the fun with an outdoor showing of Lilo & Stitch! The movie will begin in the park promptly at 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/439783270115843/.  Read More

Ice Skating in Silvis Has Officially Returned!

January 31st, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled way to take advantage of these freezing temperatures? How about some good ol’ fashioned Ice Skating! Ice Skating has officially returned to the City of Silvis! That’s right, you can once again find some FREE family-friendly fun on the ice at Schadt Park (1101 4th Avenue Silvis). In December of 1917, Silvis opened their original skating rink. The skating rink was completed at the expense of the village, under the supervision of Mayor Fred Hartline (reportedly it was not until after 1919, under Mayor George Sleeth, that the term “mayor” was officially used). The rink... Read More

Icestravaganza Returns to Downtown Davenport!

January 16th, 2019

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the seventh year this Saturday Jan 19 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market! 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 the Great American Road-trip! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be interactive ice... Read More

Family Christmas Lighting Event at The Spotlight Theatre!

November 29th, 2018

Are you looking for some free family-friendly holiday fun this weekend? Make plans to attend The Spotlight Event Center’s (1800 7th Avenue Moline) Family Christmas Light Event this Saturday Dec 1 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Admission is FREE! Enjoy holiday festivities and be the first to experience the Spotlight’s outside lighting display, complete with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves! You can also enjoy a story with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Green Room or put together a Christmas craft to take home. There will be food, a hot cocoa bar, and Christmas cookies for purchase, as well as a cash... Read More

Christmas in the Village of East Davenport!

November 27th, 2018

The ultimate Christmas celebration happens this weekend in the Village of East Davenport! Christmas in the Village happens this Friday Nov 30 and Saturday Dec 1 from 6 – 9 p.m. both nights, throughout the Village of East Davenport. East 11th Street will be closed both evenings from Mound Street to Jersey Ridge Road. This festive event has been celebrated for more than 40 years and features live music throughout the Village and plenty of free family fun! Enjoy retro fire truck rides throughout the Village and even a chance to see Santa at the Village Fire House! He will arrive each evening at... Read More