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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Update Rock Island - August 22, 2016

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island.

Teen College/Careers Night

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016 the Main Library will hold a discussion to help students on finding or deci...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Free, All Ages Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

Rock Island Parks & Recreation is proud to announce the annual Thursday Night Groove Concert Series, presented by Rock Island Happy Joe’s. This project is also supported with Quad City Arts Dollar$ Funds and sponsored by WHBF, KGCW, and KLJB TV.
The conc...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Rock Island Library, Moline, Team Up for Timely Lecture Series

This series will be held at the Rock Island Main Library on Tuesdays, September 6 and 13, and at the Moline Public Library on September 20 and 27. All programs begin at 6 p.m. and are open to the public.

Dr. Arthur H. Pitz has his Ph.D. in History fr...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Learn about the next generation Sept. 7 at Rock Island Library

Now that the millennial generation has graduated and entered the workforce, what's next on the horizon? Explore that question September 7, at a presentation at the Rock Island Public Library from Doug Tschopp, director of the Augustana College Entrepreneu...Read on...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Trivia Night- Pickleball Fundraiser

Get your friends together and reserve your table for Trivia Night to raise funds for the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Mel McKay Pickleball Courts. Join the Quad Cities Pickleball Club for an evening of trivia and a silent auction. The event will be he...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2016

Get Crafty at Rock Island Library with Two Events for Adults in August

You can stimulate your creative side with two events for adults this month at the Rock Island Public Library.

On Wednesday, August 24, the library will host a Recycled Book Page Art session. Participants will add new life to old book pages by embellis...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Anime, Gaming, College and Career Planning for Teens at Rock Island Library

Teens can experience the art of anime, play video and board games with other teens, and explore various paths to take after high school with August events for ages 12 to 18 at the Rock Island Public Library.

On Tuesday, August 16, the library hosts an...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

"Lock Your Doors" Campaign

The Rock Island Police Department announces the “Lock Your Doors” campaign reminding residents to lock the doors to their vehicles, homes, and garages to prevent thieves from entering and stealing valuables.

A recent crime trend involves suspects trave...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Early Learning Events for Children and Families Expand at Rock Island Library

It's three times the fun for parents and toddlers, now that Rock Island Library has expanded Play and Grow early learning time from one to three events per month. The play group for ages three and under will be offered once per month at each of the Librar...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Deer Management Program 2016/2017 Archery Hunting Season

Effective July 25, 2016 the City of Rock Island will begin accepting applications for the 2016/17 archery deer hunting season, as defined by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Applications may be obtained from the front desk of the Police De...Read on...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Community Meetings to Discuss Parks

There will be three upcoming meetings held by Rock Island Parks and Recreation for the community to learn about and discuss the current state of Rock Island Parks and Recreation, including recent changes made to bridge budget gaps and efforts being made t...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Rock Island On the Record

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

Road Closures to Thru Traffic, 12 ST and 13 ST between 5 AV and 7 AV

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, pavement removal and reconstruction will require road closure to through traffic on 12th Street and 13th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue. Eastbound and westbound traffic will not be affected for 5th Avenue and 7th Ave...Read on...