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Kids Can Talk About Their Pets In Rock Island Library’s Virtual Show-And-Tell

February 24th, 2021
Kids Can Talk About Their Pets In Rock Island Library's Virtual Show-And-Tell

The Rock Island Public Library Children’s Department will host a virtual show-and-tell about pets via  Zoom at 6:00 pm on Thursday, February 25. Each participant will have time to share details about their pet, its name, and what makes it special. “Show and tell is a great way for kids to practice verbal skills and language, and pets are always a popular subject,” said Ranell Dennis, Rock Island Children’s Librarian. “Join us as a family to tell us what you love best about your pet.” The event is for children in kindergarten through 6th grades and their families. Registration is due... Read More

Quad-Cities Teen Trey Gordon Competing On Food Network TONIGHT!

December 28th, 2020
Quad-Cities Teen Trey Gordon Competing On Food Network TONIGHT!

If you tune in to the Food Network TONIGHT, you might see a familiar face! Quad-Cities teenager Trey Gordon will be competing at 8 p.m., as the Davenport 13-year-old will be a contestant on the Food Network’s Kids’ Baking Championship! Trey shared the awesome news on his Facebook page, saying, “I have a huge announcement! I am so excited I’m able to tell you guys this.  I am going to be on Kids Baking Championship, season nine, with Food Network. Tune in on December 28 for a two-episode premiere!” You can check out a preview video of Trey’s episode here. Even... Read More

Case Creek Obstacles’ Kids Ninja Adventure

July 2nd, 2020
Case Creek Obstacles’ Kids Ninja Adventure

Do you have a little ninja at home who loves to show their grit? Case Creek Obstacles (7625 120th Ave Coal Valley) presents Kids Ninja Adventure Run/Walk this Sunday Jul 5 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. This course is a 1.5 Mile Adventure run/ walk filled with 25+ obstacles, ideal for kids ages 5-14 (some obstacles will be marked with a red skull and are not for ages 5-9). Participants will run / walk up and down hills, thru pastures and woods. Participants ages 5 – 9 must be accompanied by a parent. All parents can run / walk with the children by paying the $5 visitors admission fee, all parents... Read More

Fairytale STEM on Facebook Live

June 29th, 2020
Fairytale STEM on Facebook Live

Just because school is out, that doesn’t mean the fun and learning has to end! Throughout the month of July, the Davenport Public Library will be hosting Fairytale STEM on Facebook Live. The fun kicks off this Thursday Jul 2 from 2 – 2:30 p.m. and will continue every Thursday afternoon throughout the month of July. Every week, the DPL will read a different fairytale and then help your child(ren) complete a related STEM project on Facebook live. Supplies will be provided and can be picked up at the Eastern Avenue Branch Library (6000 Eastern Ave. Davenport). This program is best suited for children... Read More

Contributions Sought for Quad City “Quarantine Cookbook”

June 2nd, 2020
Contributions Sought for Quad City “Quarantine Cookbook”

If you’ve been spending time stress cooking or baking during the COVID-19 quarantine, the Rock Island Public Library wants your recipes. In partnership with libraries throughout the Quad City area, the Rock Island Public Library is collecting recipes for a Quad City Quarantine Cookbook. Contributors are encouraged to share what they’ve been making or baking to document life during the historically-significant pandemic of Covid-19. “People have been quarantining themselves with their families, cooking from their pantries, and limiting trips to the grocery store. We believe it’s important... Read More

Calling All Little Artists! It’s Contest Time!

May 17th, 2020
Calling All Little Artists! It's Contest Time!

Do you like art? Drawing, painting, coloring, sculpting or chalk drawings? Whatever type of art inspires you, River Valley District Library wants to see it! Since we have all been staying safe at home, Ms. Cathy has a challenge for everyone! Create a piece of art that shows what inspires you! Have an adult take a photo and post it to the library’s Facebook wall or tag them on Instagram, @RiverValleyLibrary. One lucky winner will receive a $20 Hobby Lobby gift card! The winner will be announced on Monday, June 8th. Best of luck to all of the creative geniuses out there!   For more fun... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 17th: Art Contests, Couch Cabaret, Music and MORE!

May 17th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 17th: Art Contests, Couch Cabaret, Music and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of April 19th: Yoga, Music, Earth Day and MORE!

April 19th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of April 19th: Yoga, Music, Earth Day and MORE!

QuadCities.com once again proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour – we are once again focusing... Read More

Imagination Station Brings PBS Kids to Life!

March 11th, 2020
Imagination Station Brings PBS Kids to Life!

Join the fun at WQPT’s Imagination Station this Saturday Mar 14! This family-friendly event will feature “PBS Program Stations” for the whole family. The event takes place on the beautiful campus of Western Illinois University-Quad Cities and is FREE to the public. Imagination Station brings PBS KIDS characters to life—creating a bridge between our outstanding programs and active learning in a fun & exciting environment for kids. There will be approximately 18 stations (classrooms) that may include: • PBS Live Character • Make and Take Art Activity • Skill Building Activities... Read More

Bett STEM Expo Provides Educational Fun For All!

January 20th, 2020
Bett STEM Expo Provides Educational Fun For All!

The Bett STEM Expo is an annual event featuring fun and educational science, technology, engineering, and math activities for kids. This year’s event will be Saturday Janu 25, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Bettendorf Middle School (2030 Middle Rd Bettendorf). The event is free and open to all children and their families. Some of the activities involved include hands-on experiments and displays including: A Sound Idea Absolute Science Beekeeping BHS Science Club Birds of Prey Bubbles Coding Music Experience Manufacturing Exploring the Heart Hovercrafts & Science Toys I-74 Virtual Reality Program John... Read More