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Opening Day at Whitewater Junction is Almost Here!

May 22nd, 2019

Catch yourself daydreaming about warm sunny days spent at the local swimming pool? Well now you can turn those daydreams into a reality! Whitewater Junction’s Opening Day is upon us! On Saturday May 25, the Whitewater Junction season will be kicking off with a splash! They will be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is $9 for ages three and older. Ages two and under are free with a paid adult. Whitewater Junction, located at 17th Street and 18th Avenue Rock Island, offers a zero-depth to nine-foot pool featuring four water slides, a tot slide, spray features and fun for the whole family! Don’t... Read More

The Music Continues with Moeller Nights

May 22nd, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Thursday May 23 Jeremy Pinnell takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel... Read More

Have a Fun-Filled Weekend at Colona Memorial Day Festival

May 21st, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and no other town in the Quad Cities Area celebrates quite like this one. That’s right, it is time for the Colona Memorial Day Festival! The Colona Memorial Day celebration started as a small-town parade forty-nine years ago and has now exploded into a four-day festival of fun! People come from all over to enjoy the carnival rides and games, food vendors, beer garden concerts, horseshoe tournament and parade.   Here is this year’s schedule of events: Thursday, May 23 Carnival Hours: 5 – 9 p.m. ($20 armbands for unlimited rides 5-9 p.m.)   Friday,... Read More

Enjoy Movies in the Park at Vander Veer!

May 20th, 2019

With summer right around the corner, it has become more difficult to stay indoors on the weekends. But family movie night is so rewarding, as well. Now you can combine the two! The Friends of Vander Veer and Davenport Parks and Recreation have teamed up together to bring Movies in the Park to Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 E Central Park Ave Davenport), beginning this Friday May 24. Admission is FREE to this event! Blankets and lawn chairs are highly recommended, and the movie will begin at sunset. Friends of Vander Veer will have snacks for sale and food trucks will also be on-site. Don’t worry... Read More

Quad City Air Show Returns!

May 19th, 2019

The Quad Cities’ own Festival in the Sky featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels returns! Celebrating their 31st annual event, the Quad City Air Show returns to the Davenport Municipal Airport (9010 Harrison Street Davenport) on Saturday June 29 and Sunday Jun 30! Gates will open at 8 a.m. The Main Air Show will take place from 12 – 4 p.m. and the gates will close at 5 p.m. Adult tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Youth tickets (ages 6-10) are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Children 5 and under are free with a paid adult ticket. A Family Carload Pass can be purchased... Read More

Pentatonix Brings World Tour to TaxSlayer Center

May 18th, 2019

Three-time Grammy Award-winning a cappella group, Pentatonix, is on tour and making a stop in the Quad Cities! Pentatonix: The World Tour with special guest Rachel Platten comes to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Saturday Jun 22 at 7:30 p.m. Multi-Platinum-selling Pentatonix has sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts more than 14.5 million subscribers, yielding over 3 billion video views. Their 2015 self-titled album is certified gold after debuting #1 on Billboard’s... 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

Cast Your Line at the 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Derby

May 15th, 2019

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday morning, alongside some local heroes? The East Moline Police Department will be hosting their 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Derby this Saturday May 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Lower Butterworth Park (1800 Archer Drive East Moline). Registration will take place Saturday morning at Butterworth Park, beginning at 9 a.m. This event is open to the first 100 entries (ages 5-15), so get there early! In addition to the rare opportunity to fish alongside some of East Moline’s finest, participants will receive a free youth entry gift. There will also be raffle... Read More

Explore Shops with Hops in LeClaire

May 14th, 2019

Back for the second year, Shops with Hops returns to historic downtown LeClaire, this weekend! Shops with Hops takes place Saturday May 18 from 3-6 p.m. in downtown LeClaire. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shops-with-hops-tickets-54767228254. Must be 21 and over to attend this event. Come stroll through LeClaire’s downtown boutiques and sample craft beers from some of the best breweries around. You will receive your own unique 5 oz. taster glass to sample each craft beer and to take home as a souvenir. Enjoy delicious craft beers from Contrary Brewing,... Read More

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