2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991


Sunday Family Funday- Red, White and Bloom

Sunday, July 2nd, 1pm-3pm


This month's Sunday Funday is all about the 4th of July holiday! Join us for crafts, activities and games that are all related to two things-Plants and the 4th of July. Don't forget that the Children's Garden is open and ready to splash around in along with the Railroad Garden running! Event is covered with general admission or membership.

Our Sunday Funday programs are generously sponsored by Modern Woodmen Financial.

July 12th- Beautiful Blooms​​

​     Explore the many different colors of flowers in our gardens!. Enjoy hands on activities in our Sun Garden and outside, including a crafty flower take-home project. 



​August 9th- Water Wonders

 ​    Water, Water Everywhere! Come see how water in important to the planet and create your own cloud. Enjoy making a creative craft and leave with an icy treat.

Every Monday from 10am-12pm- Literacy in the Garden

Join us for books and nature all in one! Presented by WIU.  Included with general admission or membership.

Girl Scouts- Plant to Plate program

Saturday, July 8th- 10am-12pm

​​Ever wonder where the food on your plate comes from? Learn how plants start in the ground and end up on your plate. Tour the garden and learn about seed saving and harvesting, different types of composting, and the difference between tropical plants and native plants. Make their very own recycled herb planters.



Kids and Family Educational Opportunities
The Quad City Botanical Center offers a variety of educational programs for families, schools, youth groups, and more. Please review the information below to learn more about your options! To schedule a tour or register for a program, please contact our Education Department at 309.794.0991 ext. 208 or edu@qcgardens.com.