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OMg! Experience Ch3Mistry Day at the Putnam!

February 7th, 2020
OMg! Experience Ch3Mistry Day at the Putnam!

From chemical reactions that fizz and bubble to the STEM careers that are shaping our future — Chemistry is AMAZING! Thanks to 3M on Saturday Feb 8, you’ll enjoy FREE admission to the Putnam Museum (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) and Science Center and Chemistry experiments presented by Putnam Educators with this celebration of Chemistry! You will discover hands-on learning and fun in the newest original Putnam exhibit — OMg! Elements of Surprise — and learn about Chemistry careers!   ABOUT THE EXHIBIT: At OMg! Elements of Surprise, you’ll explore the building blocks that shape... Read More

Let the Force Be With You at the Rock Island Library’s Science of Star Wars Event

December 13th, 2017
Let the Force Be With You at the Rock Island Library's Science of Star Wars Event

If you’re excited about the new Star Wars movie, the Rock Island Public Library is offering a free event for all ages that takes a look at the science behind the movie. Science of Star Wars offers families and kids a chance to explore at to six stations that feature real technologies either predicted or used in the movies. The event is Saturday, December 16, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island. Activities include Star Wars crafts, snacks, driving a Lego Mindstorm “droid,” building a spaceship, considering the challenges of life... Read More

Enjoy A Nice Skate At Frozen Landing

December 13th, 2017
Enjoy A Nice Skate At Frozen Landing

No need to travel all the way to the Rockefeller Center for outdoor ice skating! You can now enjoy this favorite winter past-time right here in the Quad Cities! The City of Bettendorf has officially opened the season for skating at Frozen Landing Family Ice Rink. The ice rink is located at the corner of Middle Road and 23rd Street. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 12-9 p.m., Friday 12-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday 12-6 p.m. These times are also dependent on weather conditions. There is no charge to skate. Skate rental is $2 for both children and adults, however. And concessions... Read More