Davenport Parks and Recreation Newsletter July 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Davenport Parks & Recreation   
Friday, 29 June 2012 09:22

Calling ALL youth in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas to come and celebrate with Davenport Parks and Recreation and many partnering organizations at our 19th annual YouthFest! This year TourthFest will return to Fejervary Park. There will be all types of environmental, cultural and physical activities including obstacle courses, bounce houses, basketball, skateboarding, chalk art, recycled kite making, and youth gardening information! FREE!

Fejervary Park, 1759 W 12th Street

Wednesday, July 11 10:00am - 2:00pm

Family Friday Night Series

For all our great Family Friday Night events everyone gets two slices of pizza, lemonade, and whatever great activity is planned!

Register in advance online (Click Here): $2.50 per person.

Pay at event: $4.00 (Kids 3 and under are free).

6:00pm - 9:00pm


July 6 - Run the Prairie

Discover the greatness of this tour by taking advantage of seeing a reconstructed prairie.

Where: Sunderbruch Park

4500 Telegraph Road


July 13 - Movie Night - "Happy Feet"

Davenport Junior Theatre is thrilled to host a Movie Night! All movies are rated PG and are for all ages.

Where: Nighswander Jr Theatre

2815 Eastern Avenue


July 20 - Golf and Movie

Come join us at Red Hawk and enjoy the 3 par golf course, a bucket of balls to use at the range and to top that we have dinner and a movie.

Where: Red Hawk Golf Course

6364 Northwest Blvd


July 27 - Roosevelt Center Friday Nights

We explore through games, arts/crafts, music, snacks, language, and literature activities a different country each month of the summer.

Where: Roosevelt Community Center Gym

1220 Minnie Avenue


Red White and Boom

Be sure not to miss all the excitement at Modern Woodmen Stadium and the surrounding riverfront parks. Games, activities, fireworks and more! Our Mobile Playground will be out and entertaining the entire family.  It's a Fourth of July tradition!


Tuesday, July 3rd 5:00pm - 9:00pm


Friends of Vander Veer Summer Concert Series

Vander Veer Logo

Enjoy great music in a beautiful setting - Vander Veer Botanical Park! All concerts are FREE to the public, and feature music for the entire family. Bring your lawn chairs and a snack and enjoy a fun evening at Vander Veer.


Thursday, July 12 6:30pm - 8:00pm



Summer Repertory - Junior Theater On Tour

Junior Theater Mainstage

Summer Repertory - Junior Theatre On Tour

Summer Repertory brings short plays to many venues during the 2-weeks of its touring season. Performances are free and open to the general public! Be sure to bring out those packed lunches and join us for a show:


Monday, July 2nd


Fairmount Library, Davenport

Tuesday, July 3rd


Harrington Park, Davenport

Thursday, July 5th


Eastern Avenue Library, Davenport

Friday, July 6th


Family Museum, Bettendorf



Vander Veer Park, Davenport




Monday, July 9th


Fairmount Library, Davenport

Wednesday, July 11th


Center for Active Seniors (CASI), Davenport



Schadt Park, Silvis (12th Street & 4th Avenue)

Thursday, July 12th


Eastern Avenue Library, Davenport

Friday, July 13th


Family Museum, Bettendorf



Vander Veer Park, Davenport


July is the month of adult league tournaments!

Coed Softball Tournament- July 14th at Lindsay Park

Coed Kickball Tournament- July 21st at Lindsay Park

Women's Softball Tournament- July 28th at Lindsay Park

Coed Soccer 11v11 Tournament- August 4th at Davenport Soccer Complex


Summer Soccer Leagues begin the week of July 8th- register now!


All Fall Adult leagues begin in August- registration is open now!


Coaches Courts! Every Tuesday night in July, middle school aged basketball players can play at Centennial Park and be supervised and learn some skills! 6 to 8pm.


Click here for more information and to register online!


City Golf Tournament
Amateur Golf Tournament New
Duck Creek Golf Course - July Special

Duck Creek


Watch for a special coming up in July at Duck Creek Golf Course. Play 18 holes with a cart between noon and 3pm and receive a $10 gift card toward your next round! The special will start soon in the first part of July. Check at the clubhouse at Duck Creek.

  1. Offer is valid 7 days a week
  2. Gift card only applies with full price greens fees on next round

Also check out our pro shop special:

  1. Clothing - 1 item 20% off, 2 items 25% off both, and 3 items 30% off all three
  2. Bags / Shoes 20% off

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