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Celebrate Your Quad Cities Pride This Week!

June 20th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, it’s time to show your PRIDE! That’s right, QC Pride’s Unity Pride Week is back for the second year! To help fulfill their mission of promoting awareness and visibility of the LGBTQ+ community in the Quad Cities, QC Pride has a full week of fun events planned. QC Pride Week kicks off Saturday Jun 22 and runs all the way through Saturday Jun 29.   Check out some of these amazing opportunities to show your PRIDE: Saturday Jun 22 Get this incredible week started off with Brunch at the Radisson (111 East Second Street Davenport) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 10% of all revenue... Read More

Motown Tribute Rooftop Concert at Putnam Museum

May 13th, 2019

The stage is set for the return of the Rooftop Concert, featuring feel-good hits of the Motown era and the music it inspired! Enjoy a FREE Rooftop Concert on Saturday May 18 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport). The sweet music of the Quad Cities’ very own, 10 of Soul, will keep your toes tapping. This high-energy 10-piece band brings to the stage a dynamic range of classic tunes from the soul, funk, and blues genres, as well as a few funky arrangements of their own! Check their webpage (www.10ofsoul.com) for more info! This Rooftop Concert is free, but... Read More

May the 4th Be With You at the Putnam Museum

May 1st, 2019

Has your child ever wondered about the gravitational force of the Death Star? Just how did speed racers fly? Let them channel that curiosity through a variety of activities focused on these Star Wars physics problems during the Putnam Museum’s (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) Explorers/Explorers Jr.: “May the 4th Be With YOU!” this Saturday May 4 from 9 – 11 a.m. Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers (Grades 2-5) & Explorers Jr. (Pre-K* – 1st grade) workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum... Read More

Make Your Dog Famous at PawParazzi at the Putnam!

March 19th, 2019

Is your pup ready for their close-up? You and your “best friend” can bring your unique style to the red carpet and compete for top-dog status as Mr. or Miss Canine QC at PawParazzi! Join fellow dog-lovers on Saturday Mar 23 at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport), and celebrate canine companionship as you walk the red carpet with your dog, snap a picture in the photo booth, and take home a buy-one-get-one-free coupon to watch the Putnam’s newest GIANT Screen movie, Superpower Dogs 3D — opening Mar 16! For just $20, you can strut as a serious contender or walk just for fun! All... Read More

Looking For Cool Stuff To Do With The Kids Over Spring Break?

March 6th, 2019

The Rock Island/Milan School Break may be one week shorter than usual, but there are still plenty of things for kids, families and adults to do at Rock Island Libraries. Checking out a culture pass to the Putnam Museum, Figge Art Museum, German-American Heritage Center or the Quad City Botanical Center is one option for a no-cost family getaway. The library also checks out family games and learning puzzles at its Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, and a collection of video game titles at all locations. Library visitors will also find a wide range of books, music, and movies, in both physical and... Read More

What’s The Good News For January?

January 16th, 2019

There’s always positive news happening in the Quad-Cities, and we here at QuadCities.com, in collaboration with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” are happy to bring it to you! Every month we team up to present What’s The Good News? It’s a column on our website that promotes cool things happening in the Q-C that are positive and upbeat. In conjunction with the release of the column, I, Sean Leary, appear on “Paula Sands Live” to talk about the awesome good deeds of our local folks. Ready to get some good news? Let’s get started…   Well Suited For Success   Quad-Citian... Read More

Take a Great Planet Adventure in Putnam’s Discovery Dome

December 18th, 2018

Ever dream of breaking free of Earth’s gravity and exploring the wild terrain of different planets and their moons? Check out The Great Planet Adventure at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) this Thursday Dec 20 and Friday Dec 21 at 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Great Planet Adventure is a mobile planetarium show in the Putnam’s Discovery Dome, which puts you in the seat of some of the wildest rides of our solar system! Zip-line across the scorched Mercury, snowmobile in icy Pluto and glide over the otherworldly lakes of Titan! The Dome experience is fully immersive,... Read More

Polar Express Pajama Parties Are Back!

December 11th, 2018

Family members of all ages can expect tons of fun while attending a Polar Express Pajama Party, a Quad Cities holiday tradition, over ten years strong! Make plans to attend The Polar Express Pajama Parties at Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) this Thursday Dec 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. (movie showing at 7 p.m.), Friday Dec 14 from 2 – 9 p.m. (movie showing at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.), Saturday Dec 15 from 2 – 9 p.m. (movie showing at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.) and Sunday Dec 16 from 12 – 6 p.m. (movie showing at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.). You and your family will enjoy... Read More

Donor & A Movie Blood Drive at Putnam Museum

November 21st, 2018

Help save lives this weekend at the Putnam Museum! One of the Putnam Museum’s (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) most fun blood drives, Donor & A Movie, takes place this Friday Nov 23 and Saturday Nov 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. both days. Whether you are a first-time donor or a frequent donor, the need for blood is constant and you will feel good knowing your donation can help save up to 3 lives. During the Donor & A Movie drive, all donors will receive a movie ticket voucher for the Putnam Museum’s BIG screen! To get registered, contact Sharee at (563) 823-4128 or sign-up online. For more... Read More

Calling All Young Meteorologists!

June 30th, 2018

Summer can bring some active weather in the Midwest. Do you have a child at home who is intrigued and interested about weather and the magic of meteorologists? Young Meteorologists, a two-day summer camp for kids, is happening at the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) on Monday Jul 2 and Tuesday Jul 3, both days beginning at 9 a.m. Sponsored by KWQC, campers in grades 3 to 5 will learn how to deliver their own weather report by the end of this comprehensive camp and bring out their inner storm-chaser as they discover the history and science behind weather! Meteorologist Cedric Haynes will... Read More

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