Join us for a magical afternoon at the Quad City Botanical Center. Dress up as your favorite fairy, troll, or magical creature and explore the gardens! We will have a fairy seek and find in the gardens, magical crafts, a...

10:30-11:30, September 10 Monarchs are the king of butterflies. Learn about their four life cycle changes, why milkweed is important to them, make a craft, listen to a story and enjoy a snack as part of your KinderNature experience. Our KinderNature series...

The Botanical Center’s second annual World Migratory Bird Day is free to the public 10 am – 3 pm. Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution is the 2019 theme for this day dedicated to bird longevity. Vendors will...

Come have some fun with trees! We will explore the trees on the Botanical Center property and learn why they are important and necessary to us. You’ll also learn to identify some trees by the leaf and bark. Juniors and...

Kick off Labor Day Weekend with a neon outdoor experience! Enjoy live music, snacks, and drinks. When the sun sets, the splash pad at The Quad City Botanical Center will light up for a fun party to celebrate culture in...

Join us for the 32nd Annual Family Fun Day! Family Fun Day is a community event celebrating all cultures and strength in neighborhoods and families. This year’s event will feature a parade, food and merchant vendors, informational booths, a 3-on-3...

Want to dig around in that brown stuff your parent says to keep outside the house? Here’s your chance for permission to get dirty! This is a real hands-on experience. We’ll have you clean up before we share a snack....

Chug on into the Quad City Botanical Center for this year’s Little Conductors Day! In partnership with the Heartland Central Railroad Club, we invite you to join us for a day all about trains. This family-friendly event features conductors from...

Flowers are beautiful, and they have a secret code. Find out how flowers work on the inside and discover their secret language. Brownies and Juniors are invited to attend and Juniors may earn their badge. Badges can be purchased at...

You've completed your 2019 Summer Reading Challenge and you are invited to our Splashdown Ending Party at Whitewater Junction or Milan Sprayground. Attendance is limited. Registration is required and staff will handle the registration. If you are unable to attend...