The day after Christmas is always a bit stressful,  the kids are still hyper and excited, and you have a lot of work to get done. kids have school off and you may be wondering what you can do today that's fun for both you and the family. Here's a quick list of things going on today into the weekend in the Quad Cities.

Giant Advent Calendar

This free event is fun for the whole family, and goes on from 10am-10pm. You can stop by this free event whenever works best for you. It's the largest Advent Calendar in Iowa.

Winter Nights Winter Lights

If you're looking for some beauty, then the outdoor gardens of the Quad City Botanical Center is the place for you. It will be in winter bloom this December with 100,000 glowing lights during Winter Nights Winter Lights.

Rube Goldberg Exhibit

This exhibit showcases Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and inventor Rube Goldberg’s iconic contraptions, imaginative illustrations and humorous storytelling, celebrating his skills as both an artist and inventor. There is a lot of learning and fun to have with this exhibit.

Thursday Night Meditation Class

This one is for you, in case you can't make it to any others, mediation may be a good way to de-stress for the rest of 2019. Thursday night meditation is happy to help new comers and experienced members as well.

Hopefully one of these events is the perfect fit for you and the family. The ending of December can seem to drag on, but these fun events can help past the time.

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