2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991

Guest led classes

Fundamentals of Photography with Trent Foltz

                                                   Saturday, July 15th, 9:30am-1:30pm

     Do you ever wonder what those buttons and functions on your camera are for that you've never used before? Photography equipment is becoming more and more complex, allowing us to take better photos than ever. You're invited to learn all about the basics of how to properly use a camera to garnish the best images possible. Led by nationally recognized photographer, Trent Foltz, this 4 hour class with teach you everything you need to know to be well on your way to breathtaking photos. 

Garden Guru Series

Second Saturday of every month, 9-11 am

$10 non-members, free for members

*Classes are hands-on learning, please dress to be outdoors for a portion of each class.​​

  • July 8th-Walking tour of garden
  • August 12th-Insect Identification
  • September 9th- Spring Bulbs
  • October 14th- Creating winter interest in the garden

Adult Education Series

Dates and Times Vary

*Included with general admission or membership*

Classes are from 6pm-7pm​​

  • August 1, Best Lawn Care Practices
  • September 5th, Monarch Butterflies
  • November 19th, 20 year history of the QC Botanical Center
  • December 17th, Holiday Floral Arrangements