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June 11, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm The Great Quad Cities Listen

Butterworth Center is thrilled to be a host site for The Great Quad Cities Listen, sponsored by WVIK, Quad Cities NPR. For nearly two centuries Quad Citizens have immigrated from all over the world to live, work, and play along the Mississippi River. The Great Quad Cities Listen is an attempt to collect and share their stories with the hope of building connections between diverse communities and creat a more compassionate Quad Cities.

Listen to Morning Ediciton on WVIK, Quad Cities NPR, to hear stories collected. Or you can subscribe to the Great Quad Cities Listen wherever you listen to your podcasts. Your stories are important - Reserve a time or view a full list of times and locations at www.GreatQCListen.org.

June 13, 5:00 p.m. - Music on the Lawn at Deere-Wiman House - 817 11th Avenue, Moline

Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Starting at 5:00p.m., fun family activities will be on the grounds of Deere-Wiman House, old fashioned games, face painter and balloon artist. All activities are free. Bring a picnic and blanket to enjoy the evening. 

Laura Doherty & the Heartbeats - Chicago-based Laura Doherty & the Heartbeats acoustically rock your kid’s world with breezy folk-pop tunes from her Parent’s Choice award-winning CDs! Doherty's brand-new CD "High Five" (2018), her 5th album, celebrates the themes of friendship, family and childhood. This upbeat, interactive concert will have kids dancing and clapping along to Laura's original catchy tunes! "Doherty writes perfect pop songs for kids: light and breezy." - Chicago Tribune http://www.lauradohertymusic.com/ 

June 15, 7:00 p.m. Evenings at Butterworth Center - 1105 8th Street, Moline

Free 45-minute program followed by refreshments. Limited seating – first come first served.

Exploring Two Faces of Illinois’s History: A Conversation with Territorial Governor Ninian Edwards and Pottawatomie Chief Gomo

Historian and storyteller, Brian “Fox” Ellis will present a unique look at early Illinois history. Through original text, hear two viewpoints on a series of Illinois events. Hear from Ninian Edwards and Pottowatomie Chief Gomo how early events shaped the development of Illinois. www.foxtalesint.com Come learn and celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Illinois Statehood

ABOUT BUTTERWORTH & DEERE-WIMAN HOMES http://www.butterworthcenter.com/

Address: 817 11th Avenue, Moline and 1105 8th Street, Moline, IL.

Admission: Free

Phone: 309-743-2701

Hours: Gardens are open during daylight hours.  Tours of the homes are offered Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 2:30 pm beginning at the Deere-Wiman House.  Please call 309-743-2700 for more information.  Tours for groups of 10 or larger will be offered by appointment, weekdays. Contact  gsmall@butterworthcenter.com or 309-743-2701

Welcome to Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, located in the Overlook District of Moline, Illinois. Both historic homes once belonged to John Deere’s descendants but are now operated by the William Butterworth Foundation. They serve as year-round sites for quality educational and cultural events, meeting space for not-for-profit organizations, and tours for local, national, and international visitors.  The outdoor gardens are open every day!

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm






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location_on817 11th Avenue, Moline