Posted on: October 12, 2017

Library, Augustana College Consider Legacy of Martin Luther

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The 2017 Frieze Lecture Series, presented by Rock Island Library and Augustana College, focuses on the legacy of Luther's Reformation movement on society, intellectual thought, communication, privacy, and how we view science and technology. 2017 marks the...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Update Rock Island - October 9, 2017

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Art Lecture – On Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the Main Library will host artist Irma Rene Koen, who was described as an “interesting Rock Island girl” in a 1910 Rock Island Argus article.  Art historian Cynthia Empen helps us rediscover the life a...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Fright Night in the Park: Unleash Your Superpower!

Fright Night in the Park

    Get out those
capes, masks, Hulk hands, shields and swords! All superheroes are invited toSchwiebert Riverfront Park for a free Halloween event just for kids! Fright
Night in the Park, hosted by Rock Island Parks and Rec...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Mother/Son: Superhero Fun!

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     Superhero capes and masks are welcome! Dress up as your
favorite super hero, play games, and have fun! Join Moline and Rock IslandParks & Recreation for a special event created especially for mothers and
so...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Sewer Smoke Testing

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Please
be advised that the City of Rock Island and personnel from Veenstra & Kimm,Inc. will be conducting smoke testing on the sanitary sewer lines in the area
bounded by 30th Street to 38th Street and 18thAvenue to 23rd Avenue during the period...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

October Lifelong Learning & History Programs at RI Library

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Adults can take advantage of plenty of opportunities to learn more about local history, develop deeper understandings of world events, and explore new interests, with free programming for adults at the Rock Island Public Library in October. The free line-...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Free Leaf Collection Program

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The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 9 through Friday, December 1,
2017, 
with the following conditions:  customers must place the leaves in approved...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

Fire Hydrant Flushing

The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire
Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 a.m.  
Crews will be flushing hydrants forapproximately a four week period.<_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>The purpose of t...

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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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