Davenport Parks and Recreation Weekend Activities Jan 11-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 11 January 2013 14:49

Public Skate this weekend at The River's Edge

some kids skating
Fri, Jan 11
8:15pm - 10:15pm

Sat, Jan 12
2:45pm - 4:45pm
9:15pm - 11:15pm
Come on down to The River's Edge for Public Skate. Admission is $5. Skate rental is free during the month of January. We have more skate times in January:

For more public skate times, click here

JANUARY SPECIAL
Start the year off right with free skate rental during all public skates during the month of January.  You only pay the $5 fee to skate and the skate rental is free! Save $3 every time you skate!

Family Friday Nights

Looking for something fun and affordable to do with the whole family on Friday Nights?  Well Davenport Parks and Recreation has the answer for you.  Our Family Friday Night series includes pizza, lemonade and activities (Popcorn also included at Movie Night)!  Best of all, if you register early it is only $2.50 per person ($4.00 per person at the door).  Click here to pre-register.

6:00pm - 9:00pm

January 11 - Movie Night "Jurassic Park": Davenport Junior Theatre

January 25- Friday Night Jam : Roosevelt Community Center

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International Winter Lunch

True authenticity is what was experienced at the International Winter Lunch at Credit Island Lodge on January 4, 2013. Ethnic meals were prepared, on site, by international students attending Black Hawk College, Saint Ambrose University and Scott Community College. The diversity in food and participants were so global, no one had to get on a plane for an international joyride.

Students, Davenport Parks and Recreation staff and the student advisors enjoyed meeting new people and learning to cook delicacies from around the world. The international students, particularly, met friends they could all relate to. Despite the differences in where these students came from, they all shared the same story -they traveled away from home for a better education. Struggle to adjust their life in an American culture is a unique story for each. Some were shared.

Dishes representing twelve countries were prepared on site and shared with attendees from fifteen countries.. Davenport Parks and Recreation has been encouraged to make such rare opportunities open to public in the future. Cooking is both an enjoyable recreational activity and a learning opportunity for all, and we are privileged to have many academic institutions in Davenport according us to taste the variety fare through their international students.

 

 


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