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Friends of Vander Veer Host Summer Concert

August 25th, 2020

Looking for some fun outdoor live music? Experience the Friends of Vander Veer Summer Concert this Thursday Aug 27 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 W Central Park Ave. Davenport). Live music will be provided by Troy Rangel and Friends. Social distancing will be followed. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a wonderful concert! (No concessions sold) For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/959803601113099/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Kick Off Pollinator Week at Vander Veer

July 27th, 2020

Come join Davenport Parks and Recreation at Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 W Central Park Ave Davenport) as they explore the pollinators that keep our green earth beautiful! Pollinator Week will kick off this Tuesday Jul 28 and will continue Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be a pollinator menagerie to excite and amaze. You won’t believe all the colors, shapes, and sizes that pollinators come in! There will be a fun activity for young ones to explore the conservatory as well as more in-depth information for older explorers to learn about the plants we... Read More

The Friends of Vander Veer Plant Sale

April 28th, 2020

Finding a bit of extra time while in isolation to work on the yard and looking to add to your collection? Feeling like some beautiful live plants would make an uplifting addition to your home? The Friends of Vander Veer’s Plant Sale will take place this Friday May 1 through Sunday May 3 at Vander Veer Conservatory (215 W Central Park Davenport). While the Plant Sale is go, social distancing measurers will be put into place. Eight people will be allowed to shop at one time. Each shopper will have their own cart and shopping times will be limited to 30 minutes.  All shoppers are asked to WEAR... 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

Make Holiday Memories at the Vander Veer Holiday Workshop!

December 16th, 2018

Are you looking for a family friendly holiday activity this weekend? Then look no further than Vander Veer Botanical Park! The annual Vander Veer Holiday Workshop takes place this Tuesday Dec 18 at Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 W Central Ave Davenport. Two sessions will take place, the Early Session at 4 p.m. and the Late Session at 6 p.m. This family event is a great opportunity to enjoy the splendor of the holiday floral display while creating holiday ornaments and gifts! Materials and instruction for craft projects suitable to different skill levels will be provided along with some holiday... Read More

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