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Posted on: June 22, 2018

RIPD begins July Fourth crackdown on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators

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Rock Island Police
Department
 announced its plans for July Fourth trafficenforcement with a focus on drunk and unbuckled drivers. The crackdown will run
from June 25 through July 8 to encompass the Independence Day holiday, anall-t...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

City of Rock Island Flood Preparations

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The City of Rock Island is preparing for the rising Mississippi River.  

Several water pump discharge hoses will be placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path.  The hose locations will be marked.  Please use caution w...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Surf into Fun at the Library's interactive Movie

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Kids and their families can hula dance, sing with Elvis, and surf into fun with the Rock Island Public Library's June Interactive Movie Night.

The PG-rated movie will be shown from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 27 at the Rock Island Downtown Library, ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Make it Here with June "Crafterwork" programs for Adults

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The Rock Island Library is helping adults rock their creative side with the following two "Crafterwork' make-and-take programs this June:

  • Crafterwork: Alcohol Ink Washer Necklace, Thursday, June 21, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Downtown Library community Room....
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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Still Time to Join the Reading Band!

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 "Libraries Rock" Summer Reading challenges are in full swing at all Rock Island Public Library locations, and since the program runs until July 21, there's still time to join the reading band!

Summer Reading challenges were originally c...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Show Your Rock Island Library Card and Save June 19-24

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Free admission to the Figge Art Museum for Rock Island Library cardholders is available next week, Tuesday, June 19 through Sunday, June 24. (The Figge Museum is closed on Mondays.)The special is provided as part of the Rock Island Public Library Foundati...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Rock Island Schedule of Activities for Red, White & BOOM

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    Join Rock Island Parks and
Recreation for some patriotic fun on Tuesday, July 3
rd with theannual Red White & Boom event and fireworks show in Schwiebert Riverfront
Park. Combine free admission, inflatab...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Update Rock Island - June 11, 2018

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Tell on your Neighbor Awards - Each year, residents of Rock Island are encouraged to “Tell on Your Neighbor” by nominating the yards in their neighborhood that they find to be the most appealing or the most improved.  The City of Rock Island’s Be...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Learn about Scientific Dissection June 25

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Registrations are open for a Dissection Day for teen learners at the Rock Island Public Library's Southwest Library location.

The free event takes place from 3:00 to 4:00 pm on Monday, June 25 at the Rock Island Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood R...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Starlight Revue: Free Summer Concerts in Lincoln Park

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     Come foxtrot, swing, salsa, or waltz at this year’s
Starlight Revue free concerts held in Lincoln Park. Many genres of musicincluding salsa, jazz, rock, big band, and more will round out the Rock Islan...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Swing for Kids Golf Event

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Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation Foundation in raising funds for youth scholarships and new Expression Swings for Rock Island parks on Thursday, July 26th, at Saukie Golf Course. The event be a preferred ball, two person team and each player will pla...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

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In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically by the Iowa's Department of Transportation.  For the most up-to-date information, please visit http://www.i...

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