Jacktivites Archives for 2018-06

Jacktivities for June 21

Magic with Rick Eugene will be presented at the Davenport Public Library

The Quad City River Bandits will be back in action this evening against Beloit at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport 
 

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Jacktivities for June 20

John Preston lives in Fairfield but grew up on America's three coasts and has been painting and drawing the Iowa landscape since 1984. He began with the expansive skies and fields of the Midwest but is currently exploring its rivers, woods and small towns. His Midwestern images have been exhibited regionally, nationally and as far away as Cambodia and Nigeria. His work is included in public and private collections, including Iowa State University, John Deere and the Chicago Federal Reserve.

Preston will hold a "Sketching in Watercolor" seminar on June 23
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This one-day workshop will show how to record your day and surroundings with easily portable watercolor supplies. Often called "Urban Sketching". For more information or to register visit bereskinartgallery@gmail.com.

Schedule of Events
June 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"Sketching in Watercolor" seminar

June 23, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Exhibit opening and artist reception, open to the public

June 23 to July 26 "Day by Day" an exhibition of pastel and watercolor

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Jacktivities for June 19

You can join the Drum Circle with River Music Experience at the Davenport Public Library
The film showing of The Catcher Was a Spy at the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport  

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Jacktivities for June 18

Channel Cat Water Taxi
The Channel Cats are open-air boats that take passengers back and forth across the Mississippi River to various landings. 

They're located at 2801 River Drive in Moline 

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JACKtivites for June 17th

Attention all Harry Potter Fans! The Putnam Museum in Davenport will be hosting the Midwest’s premiere wizard prep school. Complete your wizard apprenticeship by completing Quidditch training and attending classes about Potions, Charms and more, all while you discover the science secrets behind the magic. Cost will be $10 for children in grades 3-5.

 

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JACKtivites for June 16th Evening

The best gift is quality time with dad! On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, all dads will receive free admission to Niabi Zoo! The Niabi Zoo is home to more than 400 animals representing over 140 different species.  Ride the Niabi Zoo Express replica steam engine and take a spin on the Endangered Species carousel. Open 10:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Saturday and 11:00am to 5:00pm on Sundays.

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JACKtivites for June 16th Morning

The 1st Annual Beach Party Bash will take place in the IOWA Building located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport! Jimmy Buffet tribute band, Bluffett, will be performing as well as many others. Doors open at 4 with various bands, food, and drinks. For more information, go to MVFair.com.

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Jacktivities for June 15

The Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Shows will be held on the banks of the Rock River in Rock Island


Live @ Five featuring the Candy Makers at River Music Experience in Davenport 

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Jacktivities for June 14

Old Shoe and the Lowdown Brass Band Horns will perform at River Music Experience in Davenport

Channel Cat Talk With David B. Sears will be held at the Riverbend Commons in Moline
 

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Jacktivities for June 13

Music on the Lawn will feature games, face painting, a balloon artist, kids activities, music and more beginning at 5 pm at the Deere-Wiman House in Moline

 

Find out about floodplains and floodplain management at the River Heritage Park in Davenport
 

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Jacktivities for June 12

Tonight will be Southwest Craft Night at the Rock Island Public Library
Paint the tap with Vino Van Gogh at the Phoenix in Davenport

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Jacktivities for June 11

The Celebration River Cruises provide a place to enjoy a lunch or dinner on the largest non gaming boat in the upper Mississippi 

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JACKtivites for June 10th

Lions, giraffes, wolves, monkeys and a whole lot more! Niabi Zoo is home to more than 400 animals representing over 140 different species.  Ride the Niabi Zoo Express replica steam engine and take a spin on the Endangered Species carousel. Open 10:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Saturday and 11:00am to 5:00pm on Sundays.

 

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JACKtivites for June 9th Evening

The Book of Mormon will finish playing at the Adler Theatre on Sunday June 10th with showtimes at 1:00pm and then 6:30pm. The Book of Mormon, written by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone, is a musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach the Mormon religion. First staged in 2011, the play satirizes various Mormon beliefs and practices.

 

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JACKtivites for June 9th Morning

Tonight at The Establishment in Rock Island starting at 7pm, ComedySportz is a competition between two teams competing for laughs and for points by making up scenes based on the audience suggestions. There are penalties, there are fouls, there’s a referee. This is serious funny business.

 

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Jacktivities for June 8

An Open Mic Coffeehouse will be held at the First Lutheran Church in Rock Island


80’s Night with DJ Guerrero will be held at Mercado’s on Fifth in Moline

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Jacktivities for June 7

The film, “We Were Here will be presented at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport


Lewis Knudsen plays James Taylor at the River Music Experience in Davenport  

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JACKtivites for June 6th Evening

The Book of Mormon will be playing at the Adler Theatre on Thursday at 7:30pm. The Book of Mormon, written by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone, is a musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach the Mormon religion. First staged in 2011, the play satirizes various Mormon beliefs and practices.

 

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Jacktivities for June 6

Fleet Feet to host the Running Day Event at Crow Creek Park in Bettendorf


Reefer Madness will be presented at the QC Theatre Workshop in Davenport  

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Jacktivities for June 5

The Second Fiddle Sale Preview Party will be held at the Walnut Center in Davenport


The Book of Mormon, winner of 9 Tony Awards will be presented at the Adler Theatre in Davenport  

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JACKtivites for June 4th Evening

The Channel Cat Water Taxi offers a relaxing way to get out to enjoy the Mississippi River. The water taxi operates Monday to Thursday from 11am-6pm and Friday to Sunday 9am to 6pm. For more information go to their website at gogreenmetro.com.

 

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Jacktivities for June 4

It’s not too early to look ahead to the John Deere Classic with activities beginning on Monday, July 9 and the tournament from Thursday, July 12th through Sunday, July 15 at the TPC in Silvis

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JACKtivites for June 3rd

Brandon Maddox will be preforming LIVE at the Phoenix in Davenport on Monday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Maddox’s newest single “Good Side” is being played at hundreds of Radio Stations. This concert is a free admission event for drinking and dining patrons.

 

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JACKtivites for June 2nd Evening

Sunday Funday will be happening at the Renwick Mansion in Davenport! The event is named Tomfoolery on Tremont 6 and will start at 8:00pm. They have a stacked lineup of great comedians that is currently under lock and key. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door. Adult beverages will be available for purchase.

 

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JACKtivites for June 2nd Morning

Tonight at The Establishment in Rock Island starting at 7pm, ComedySportz is a competition between two teams competing for laughs and for points by making up scenes based on the audience suggestions. There are penalties, there are fouls, there’s a referee. This is serious funny business.

 

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