10+ Things to do with Teens in the QCA this Winter

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The Quad Cities is full of fun for kids of all ages… and ALL types of interests! From art to sports; theater, winter activities, and everything in between – check out all the things to do for teens and tweens this winter!

Library Crafts & Programs [12+]

BETTENDORF PUBLIC LIBRARY

Jan 5: Rolled Magazine Bowl (THW)

DAVENPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY

Jan 14: Teen DIY: Kermit Cross Stitch (Registration Required) – Main
Jan 24: Teen DIY: Self-Care Sheet Masks (Registration Required) – Eastern
Feb 18: Teen DIY: Zines + Swap (Registration Required) – Eastern
Feb 27: Teen Books & Cocoa – Eastern

EAST MOLINE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Jan 16: Teen Unwind (Registration Required)
Feb 16: Knot My Problem: Teen Crochet Club (Registration Required)
Feb 24: Teen Paint Night (Registration Required)

DURANT BRANCH LIBRARY

Feb 3: Keyfob Craft 


DIY @ Board & Brush [16+]

Have a party for your teen or enroll in a workshop:

P-Y-P WORKSHOP
Jan 6: 6:00 – 9:00 pm TGIF
Jan 14: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Jan 27: 6:00 – 9:00 pm TGIF


Go to a Hockey Game

Support your local sports team and take your teen to a Quad City Storm Game.


Paint Nite with Create! Quad Cities [13+] 

COLUMBUS CLUB

Jan 5: Dockside Solstice
Feb 02: Two Hearts on the Beach

VIP’s CORNER BAR & GRILL

Jan 10: Cozy Chickadees
Feb 14: Wild Romance Partner Painting

MIDWEST ALE WORKS

Jan 11: Sorting Hat Potter Style 
Feb 08: Rooted in Love- Partner Painting


Attend a Yoga Class

IRON + GRAIN, E. MOLINE

Jan 7: Yoga + Coffee | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 4: Yoga + Coffee | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

THE FIGGE MUSEUM

Jan 14: Yoga at the Figge | 10:30 am – 11:30 am

THE CELLAR

Jan 21: Drop-in Yoga | 9:00 am – 10:00 am


Join a Theatre Class

Jan 14 – Mar 30:

Costume Creation – Students will learn how to develop and alter costumes using a variety of techniques. [ages 11+]
Improv – Create a story with others from your own imagination and work as a team. [ages 11+]
Teen Acting – Whether a first-time actor or an experienced veteran, this class is an exciting challenge! [ages 13+]

Jan 18 – Feb 15:

Magic Workshop – Students will learn basic slight of hand magic, using everyday objects such as cards, coins, and rubber bands. [ages 8+]


Learn a new winter sport

Learn to play hockey at Davenports’ premier indoor ice rink! Choose from 4 levels on your journey to becoming a professional. It’s never too late to learn something new!


Go snowboarding or skiing

Choose from 3 close to QC resorts to take your teen shredding down the mountain! Whether it’s a new challenge or something your family has done for years, it’s always an unforgettable memory.


Take a Dance Class

Jan 14 – May 14

Hip Hop – This style builds precision and coordination where the focus will be on developing a dancer’s style. [ages 10+]
Teen Ballet The class will work on posture, musicality, and the proper execution of steps. [ages 13+]
Teen TapThis class develops rhythm and fine motor movements as dancers create percussive sounds using the different surfaces of their tap shoes. [ages 13+]


Go on a Virtual Adventure

Virtual Ventures offers games such as VR Escape Rooms, VR Laser Tag, and VR Survival Games. Your teen will thank you, trust me!

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