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10 Fun Things To Do Week of June 28th: Independence, Magic, Music and MORE!

June 28th, 2020

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

Quad City Botanical Center Blooms With New Summer Programs

June 16th, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center announces new summer drop in programs, family activities, story times and day camps for kids. NEW DROP IN PROGRAMS EVERY THURSDAY 1:00-2:30 PM JUNE 18-AUG 6 Do hands on activities with your kids to learn about nature. New topic each Thursday, free for members or included with admission. No RSVP required. Great for kids entering K-4, but fun for all ages. KINDERNATURE SECOND TUESDAY EACH MONTH 10:30-11:30 AM AND 2:00-3:00 PM Enjoy a story and take your craft and snack home for a no contact revised program. KinderNature is for kids 3-5, RSVP required, $8 per child and... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Getting Ready To Re-Open To The Public

June 4th, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center is in bloom again! The Center has announced announce opening days for members and the public. Members only are invited to visit the gardens starting on Saturday, June 6. Members only may visit June 6-14. Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm. Members and the general public are invited to the gardens starting June 17. The gardens will not be open to any guests Monday or Tuesday starting June 15. Hours are Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm. All guests are highly encouraged to purchase same day tickets online to help the Botanical... 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

Winter Nights Winter Lights Returns to Quad City Botanical Center

December 1st, 2019

The gardens will be in winter bloom again with 100,000 glowing lights during the third annual Winter Nights Winter Lights at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island). Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night then warm up inside at the hot chocolate bar. Bring the kids for crafts or plan your visit for one of the special events.   Dates and Times 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday   First night for general admission – Wed, Dec 4 Members’ Only Night – Sun, Dec 1   Also open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night... 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

Chocolate Lovers Unite for an Unforgettable Experience!

April 5th, 2019

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a decadent chocolate experience! Indulge yourself at the Chocolate Experience on Saturday Apr 6 at the QC Botanical Center (2525 4th Ave Rock Island). Head to the warm and inviting Botanical Center for a day of delights and relaxation. Local chocolatiers and bakeries will be offering samples galore and selling products to take home to enjoy and share. Learn about chocolate and other wonders that come from the tropics on a free sun garden tour. There is something for all ages to enjoy. Three time slots for visiting are offered and tickets are only good for a single... Read More

Chocolate Lovers Unite for an Unforgettable Experience!

March 22nd, 2019

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a decadent chocolate experience! Indulge yourself at the Chocolate Experience on Saturday Apr 6 at the QC Botanical Center (2525 4th Ave Rock Island). Head to the warm and inviting Botanical Center for a day of delights and relaxation. Local chocolatiers and bakeries will be offering samples galore and selling products to take home to enjoy and share. Learn about chocolate and other wonders that come from the tropics on a free sun garden tour. There is something for all ages to enjoy. Three time slots for visiting are offered and tickets are only good for a single... Read More

Spend Your Winter Nights Under the Winter Lights

November 28th, 2018

The Quad City Botanical Center gardens are once again in winter bloom! The 2nd Annual Winter Nights Winter Lights kicks off at the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Saturday Dec 1 and will continue through Sunday Jan 6. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens in winter bloom in addition to thousands of glowing lights from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays – Sundays throughout the month of December! Bundle up, stroll the gardens at night then warm up inside at the hot chocolate bar. Bring the kids for crafts or plan your visit on one of the special event nights.   Here is... Read More

Get In Some Sunday Funday

May 4th, 2018

Are you looking for a little Sunday Funday family time? Then look no further than the Quad City Botanical Center! This month’s Sunday Funday event at the QC Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) is all about Plant Science! On Sunday May 6 from 1-3 p.m. bring the entire family out for a day of learning and fun! Get answers to the questions: What hides in the soil to help plants grow? What exactly do plants take from water? Why do plants need sunshine to grow? Thanks to a grant from the American Chemical Society, they will be exploring plant tissue with a brand-new plant microscope, along... Read More

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