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7th Annual YMCA Winter Camp Provides Fun for All!

December 22nd, 2019

Winter is officially here. And do you know what that means? It’s time for Winter Camp! YMCA’s Camp Abe Lincoln (1624 W Front St. Blue Grass) is hosting their 7th Annual Winter Camp this Sunday Dec 29 thru Wednesday Jan 1. This camp is full of the magic of camp plus the wonders of winter! Activities vary for this one of a kind camp, based on the weather conditions. But past activities have included Snowstar, swimming at the Y, ice skating, Michael’s Fun World, sledding, archery, snowball fights, movies, campfires, and more! Camp is also ended with a New Year’s Eve Celebration, giving the... 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

Goodbye Winter Blues!

March 6th, 2019

Are you done with winter? Are these long, dark and unnecessarily cold days giving you the Winter Blues? Well, have no fear. There is light at the end of the tunnel! Both figuratively and literally. You don’t need a doctor or scientist to tell you it can be hard to keep your spirits up after months of being stuck indoors, due to snow and cold temperatures. Even if you are an outdoorsy winter person, the shortened days and lack of sunshine can still have an impact on your psyche. By this time of the year, the number of Midwesterners who don’t want warmer days are definitely dwindling day by day.... Read More

Ice Skating in Silvis Has Officially Returned!

January 31st, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled way to take advantage of these freezing temperatures? How about some good ol’ fashioned Ice Skating! Ice Skating has officially returned to the City of Silvis! That’s right, you can once again find some FREE family-friendly fun on the ice at Schadt Park (1101 4th Avenue Silvis). In December of 1917, Silvis opened their original skating rink. The skating rink was completed at the expense of the village, under the supervision of Mayor Fred Hartline (reportedly it was not until after 1919, under Mayor George Sleeth, that the term “mayor” was officially used). The rink... Read More

Snowstar Kicks Off The 2018-2019 Season This Sunday!

December 7th, 2018

Are you ready to hit the slopes this winter? Snowstar is! Snowstar Winter Sports Park (9500 126th St. W Andalusia), located in Coal Creek Valley above the Mississippi River, officially kicks off the 2018-2019 season this Sunday Dec 9 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. with LIMITED runs, the teaching hill, and two lanes of tubing! LIFT Pass or TUBING Pass is only $20 for the entire day! Rental is $25. There will also be a Toys For Tots special going on this Sunday. If you bring a new, unwrapped toy (valued at $10 or more) you will receive $10 off your lift/tubing pass! Ski/board or tube for only $10 when you... Read More

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