EAST MOLINE, Ill. (August 13, 2018) – East Moline’s annual Freedom Fest featuring a car and bike show, Kids Zone, live music, over a hundred crafters, artists and market vendors and a pre-festival motorcycle ride with six-time UFC champion Randy Couture fills East Moline’s 15th Avenue with family fun and community pride from 2 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, August 18.

Feb. 23, 2018 (Davenport, Iowa) –  The Putnam GIANT Screen Theater will premiere the first sensory-friendly film experience in the Quad Cities on March 11 at 1:45p.m., with the film Wild Africa.

Sensory-friendly screenings of documentaries on the GIANT Screen are offered every second Sunday of the month. On April 8 at 1:45p.m., Dream Big will premiere and additional showings will be announced at a later date.

Film runs Dec. 8 – Jan. 2, 2018

Nov. 30, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – The family-friendly classic Polar Express 3D is back on the GIANT screen at the Putnam Museum & Science Center Dec. 8 to Jan. 2.

Tribal representatives will take part in special National Native American Heritage Month presentation of the film

October 31, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films are pleased that their new documentary Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City will be showcased during National Native American Heritage Month at the Putnam Museum’s National Geographic GIANT Screen on Sunday, November 5th at 2 p.m.

Putnam Member Tickets on Sale Friday, Nov. 3

October 30, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – The beloved Quad-Cities’ family tradition –The Polar Express Pajama Parties – are back bigger and better than ever for this upcoming holiday season!

Ten showings of The Polar Express 3D take place during four events:

Thursday, Dec. 14: 5 – 7 pm with the movie at 6 pm

Dads to receive free admission on Father’s Day; new animals to see include Aldabra Tortoises and Bactrian Camels

COAL VALLEY, Ill. (June 9, 2017) –This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, all dads will receive free admission to Niabi Zoo.


Spooktacular Halloween event features trick or treating, zookeeper chats, decorate trails and more


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