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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Rock Island H.O.M.E. Fair

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Join us as the City of Rock Island kicks off the H.O.M.E. Program.Come meet with city staff, lenders and homebuilders to learn how to acquire a $5.00 lot and build your new home.This program is open to anyone who wants to build a home in Rock Island. Ther...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Holiday Refuse, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

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Refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will be one day late during the week of the Memorial Day holiday.

The Drop-Off Center located at Millennium Waste, 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.  

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

2018 Click It or Ticket

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As summer kicks off and travel increases, Rock Island Police Department is partnering
with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to 
Click It or Ticket. The nationalseat-belt enforcement campaign will take place...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Whitewater Junction Opens with a Splash

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Whitewater Junction opens on Saturday, May 26th
for the summer season! Grab your suit and head out Memorial Day weekend withyour family or friends to Whitewater Junction! Splash down the waterslides,
relax on a lounge chair by the side of the pool, or...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Rock into Summer at the Rock Island Public Library May 31!

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You can make it a rocking summer when you rock and roll your way to the Rock Island Public Library for reading challenges and events for all ages, June 1 to July 21 at all library locations. The library kicks off Libraries Rock summer reading cha...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Summer Rocks with Free Weekly Programs at the Library

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Registration is open now for four weekly programs offered on Monday and Tuesday afternoons this summer from June 4 to July 10 at the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street.

Carle's Creators art program for grades K-3, provides hands-on art projects inspired by t...

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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: May 4, 2018

2018 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

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Each year, people
in Rock Island have an opportunity to nominate residents who have contributedto the Rock Island community. Nominations are now being taken for the 2018 Rock
Island Citizen of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Mayor and City Council.
&...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

7th Annual Laura's Legacy for ALS featuring LISSIE

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    Laura’s Legacy is returning
for its 7th annual event to Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtownRock Island on June 2nd. The event, hosted by Rock Island Parks and
Recreation in partnership with Lissie, has raised $73,000 over the ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Preschoolers Learning Through Play

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     Rock Island Parks and Recreation is now enrolling for summer
and 2018/19 school year Preschool Programs held at the Rock Island Fitness andActivity Center. 

     RIFAC
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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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