2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone: 309.794.0991


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.

Family Sunday Funday-Shamrock Surprise 
Sunday, March 5th, 1pm-3pm


Come down for a day of fun while we explore the world of Shamrocks! Learn the history, tall tales, and why they remind us of Spring! There will also be crafts, learning, activities, and much more.  Drop in anytime between 1 and 3.

Activities are included with general admission cost or with membership!

                                                   A Night of Seuss

Thursday, March 23rd-Friday March 24th


 Join us for "A Night of Seuss" at the Quad City Botanical Center! This is an  overnight adventure you don't want to miss. We are inviting 3rd-5th grade  boys to spend the night learning, making take-home projects, touring our sun  garden in the dark, and much more! We will also be joined by The Figge Art  Museum 

 Cost per child is $35, and any adult who would like to chaperone is free of c  charge. We will also be joined by The Figge Art Museum to help with our  lessons for the night!

 Registration starts at 5:30 PM on March 23rd and pickup time is 8:30 AM on  March 24th. *Reservations required by 3/20*. This event has a minimum of 20  and a maximum of 50.

 The night's activities include:

 -Reading of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss in the Sun Garden
 -Presentations by the Figge
 -Dr. Seuss projects
 -Night time scavenger hunt in the sun garden
 - Viewing of The Lorax
 -Snack and board game time
 -Breakfast provided the next morning
 

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.