Garlic Mustard Removal
Saturday, May 5th
There will be a orientation and training on Garlic Mustard removal.
Meet at the A-frame building.
Saturday, May 5th
Meet at Singing Bird Center, located at 46th Ave., (IL Rte5/Blackhawk Rd.)
on 15th St. in Rock Island. Work gloves and long pants are
Celebrate Native American Culture
Wednesday, June 13 and
Thursday, June 14
10:00 a.m.-Noon and 1:00 -
Come celebrate Native American culture during Museum Week.
Rudy Vallejo, a member of the Kickapoo Nation, will share with visitors the
Eagle Dance and the Hoop Dance along with Native American drumming and
singing provided by Spirit of the Water drum group on
Wednesday June 13th and
Thursday the 14th from 10-12 and 1-3 at the Watch Tower Lodge
at Black Hawk State Historic Site. His tipi will be set up in the Lodge and
available for visitors to view. The dances and singing will be the same for
all four times. This event is free.
Quad Cities Museum Week
Explore art, history and
June 9-17, 2018
across the Quad Cities region will come together for the fourth annual Quad
Cities Museum Week. Enjoy this celebration of our regionís museums and
participate in special activities, exhibits and promotions during this
Museum Week is the
perfect opportunity for families and friends to get out and explore. Each museum
features its own unique theme, history, galleries and exhibits. Come and
discover these wonderful Quad Cities attractions.
We encourage you
to tweet and post on your Facebook page about your Museum Week experiences using
#QCMUSEUMWEEK. To find out more about Museum Week, please go to
Citizens to Preserve Black Hawk Park Foundation belongs to
the Quad City Visitors and Convention Bureau. All our events are listed on
the QCVCB website.
Want to know what events are happening at other Historic
Sites in Illinois? Check out the new Historic Preservation Agency website