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Jan 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Event Description:

The City of Bettendorf will host its second annual Winter Carnival on Saturday, January 20, 2108 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. All activities are free and open to all ages.

Indoor Activities Include:


The Library will be hosting free, 30-45 minute classes for all ages.  Anyone is welcome to attend any class; younger children may require supervision for some.  We'll also host a Little Hands site with activities for our younger patrons.

Learn how to:

  • Finish wood
  • Make a fidget spinner
  • Make a log cabin quilt
  • Weave
  • Be Red Cross Ready
  • Do double pamphlet book binding
  • Podcast
  • Download digital titles from the Library
  • Use kitchen knives and make a quick pot of soup
  • Do yoga for kids
  • Recognize fake news
  • Make no-sew hand warmers
  • Start spring flowers and summer vegetables
  • Play role playing games
  • Play chess
  • Feed the birds in winter

Visit for a complete schedule of Library events.

Family Museum

$4.00 Admission for the Day

  • Dry ice demonstrations
  • Milk jug igloo making
  • Free hot cocoa

Life Fitness Center

Free Admission for the Day

  • Pom-pom hockey
  • Snowman bowling
  • Make snowy slime
  • Jingle bell toss
  • Pin the heart on Grinch

Outdoor Activities Include:

Faye’s Field

  • Ice painting
  • Snow games

Shuttle service will be available from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and will make the following stops approximately every 15 minutes.

  • Learning Campus, stopping in front of the Family Museum  
  • Palmer Hills Golf Course (cross country skiing)
  • Crow Creek Park (winter trails)
  • Life Fitness Center/Frozen Landing (ice skating & LFC activities)

For more information about the Winter Carnival, please call 563-344-4106.