Although summer is envisioned to be a relaxing, more-simplified season, for families, the season can often be just as busy and chaotic as the school year. As summer inevitably comes to a close in the coming weeks, many families are now looking back on the past few months and recognizing all of the summer activities they have yet to do with their children.
The program isn’t just for inner city youth, kids from all over the Quad Cities are members of the program both at Red Hawk Golf Course and Highland Springs Golf Course along with the Two Rivers YMCA.
It is hard to believe that we are already well into July; before we know it summer will be over and the school year will be starting back up. In order to make the most of the rest of summer, I have compiled a list of some of the most exciting things happening in the Quad Cities in the coming weeks.
In addition to its Illinois Quad-Cities bus service, MetroLINK also offers the Channel Cat Water Taxi, a seasonal passenger ferryboat for Quad-Citians and tourists who’d like to spend some leisure time on the Mississippi River. The Channel Cats are open-air boats that take passengers back and forth across the river to various landings. Passengers can get on and off as they like for one ticket price, good for all-day usage.
It’s hard for people to say, “There’s nothing to do!” in Davenport. A month of activities have already passed, and there’s still a never-ending list of opportunities. Every week, there’s plenty of shopping, eating, River Bandits games and concerts to enjoy.