All of the volunteers and staff at the Bettendorf Discovery Shop are hoping that you will be able to join us Monday, May 7th for our Garden event.  We are all ready to welcome spring by filling the shop with a variety of beautiful spring things that have been donated over the last year. 

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!

Bamboo Baby Boutique 322 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Sara Sampson, owner. Unique clothing and toys for children and babies, ages newborn to seven. Special Momma Space with special goods for pampering and essentials. Local and handmade Items.

RIBBON CUTTING!

Professor and historian Art Pitz will be presenting his annual Middle East lecture series at the Davenport Public Library and Bettendorf Public Library in April and May.  Pitz will be discussing the complexities and hot-button topics relating to the Middle East, beginning with “Israel Celebrates Its 70th Birthday: Part I” at Bettendorf (2950 Learning Campus Dr) on Monday, April 30 at 6:30

AMANA, Iowa- The fourth annual Wurst Festival will be held in the historical Amana Colonies on June 16, 2018. Named the Best New Event by the Iowa Tourism Commission in 2015, Wurst Festival is a one day event with the gates opening at 11am at the Market Barn area in the center of the village of Amana.

Join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Tuesday, May 1 at 6:00pm and celebrate the release of HarperTeen's new summer read, Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now, written by actress, motivational speaker and North High School alum, Dana L. Davis! Dana seeks to empower and encourage youth, giving them the tools to value their own unique talents.

7.00 p.m.

Open Sessions

Spring Session:  May 3rd. 2018.

Please bring in your ongoing work during the winter break.

Free and open to all.

Independent Scholars Evenings are sponsored by 

THE INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL & HEALING TRADITIONS, Ltd.

        .......................................development through innovative scholarship

IA/IL QUAD CITIES – This year, as every year, the 12th Annual Bettendorf Rotary Lobsterfest will offer the community an evening of quality dining, friendship and support. But according to Tim Lane, President of the Bettendorf Rotary Club, the event has a unique aspect that is rarely discussed. “What many people do not realize about Lobsterfest’s proceeds,” Lane said, “is that 100 percent goes back to the community.”

Feb. 14, 2018 (Davenport, Iowa) – Come dressed as your favorite “Saturday Night Live” character as we celebrate Gilda Radner and her vision of providing free support, laughter and hope to those who have been impacted by cancer during the 19th annual Gilda’s Run for Laughs presented by UnityPoint Health-Trinity in the District of Rock Island on Saturday, April 28 beginning at 8am.

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!

Bamboo Baby Boutique 322 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Sara Sampson, owner. Unique clothing and toys for children and babies, ages newborn to seven. Special Momma Space with special goods for pampering and essentials. Local and handmade Items.

 

Join us at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Saturday, May 5 beginning at 2pm as we celebrate Free Comic Book Day! We'll have games, trivia, and free comic books to give away! Come dressed as your favorite comic book character and join in on the fun.

Special thanks to Mellow Blue Planet for donating free comics.

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