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Not So Scary Halloween Walk

September 29th, 2020

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for Quad City Botanical Center’s (2525 4th Ave Rock Island) annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk this Friday Oct 2 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 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. Get a glimpse of the Halloween train in our popular train garden. It’s not so scary in our gardens, making this event great for all ages. Take home a goodie bag after the fun. A one-way path will lead guests through this year’s exhibit for social... Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Hosting Pop-UP Plant Sale

September 25th, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center is hosting a pop-up plant sale this Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There is no RSVP or entry fee required to shop the sale. Members and guests paying general admission are welcome to explore the grounds during their visit. A variety of houseplants, plants from the Center’s green house, a small selection of bulbs, pots and items from featured plant consignors will be available for sale. All guests are REQUIRED to wear a mask inside the building and highly ENCOURAGED to wear a mask outdoors. Online ticket purchases to explore the gardens are ENCOURAGED... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 26th: Flamingo Follies, Jazz Fest, Meadstock and MORE!

July 26th, 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

Kindernature Summer Sunflowers Bloom At Botanical Center

July 13th, 2020

Celebrate the flower that follows the sun with the Quad City Botanical Center! Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) will be hosting Kindernature Summer Sunflowers this Tuesday Jul 14. Two sessions will be available from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m. The sunflower, which is native to the Americas, comes in a variety of vibrant colors. Listen to a story and take your craft and snack home for a no-contact revised program. Attendance is limited. Kindernature is for kids ages 3 – 5. RSVP is required at https://bit.ly/2YC7e1m.   For more fun things to do in the Quad... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 12th: Divas, Drums, Fights and MORE!

July 12th, 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 Expanding Services

July 5th, 2020

The Quad City Botanical Center is expanding services in alignment with the phase four guidelines set by the State of Illinois with COVID-19 protection protocols in place. All guests are REQUIRED to wear a mask inside the building and highly ENCOURAGED to wear a mask outdoors. Online ticket purchases are ENCOURAGED to reduce close contact with guest services staff. Payment upon admission is accepted, members receive free admission. The gardens, including indoor and outdoor areas, have a restricted capacity of 100 guests who must practice social distancing. The building is open to visitors, including... Read More

Sunday Funday with Fireflies

July 3rd, 2020

Join the Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) this Sunday Jul 5 from 7 – 9 p.m. for a special nighttime version of the popular Sunday Funday family program. Learn about fireflies and why the populations are falling. If you have fireflies at home, catch them and bring them for a nighttime release at the gardens! This event is free for members or included in paid admission. No RSVP is required. For more information, please visit https://www.qcgardens.com/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Adds New Summer Programs Starting Tomorrow

June 17th, 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 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