May 7, 2016
May 2, 6:45 pm @ City Hall
No Study Session. City Council Meeting: 6:45 pm, Council Chambers, third floor
May 3, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 30/31 Branch Library
Stories, songs, and fun activities for preschoolers ages birth to five and their caregivers. See library website for each week's story theme!
May 3, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ City Hall
Please join City representatives and the contractor to discuss the project and how it will impact your property until completed.
May 4, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Southwest Branch Library
May 5, 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Free movie showing and popcorn for adults, 1st Thursday of month, Main Library. 6:00 pm usually, although some movies start at 5:45 pm due to running time. Please read listings below for start time. Movies are not rated; some content may not suitable for younger audiences.
January 7, 2016, 5:45 start time. "If you don't, I will" 1 hour, 42 minutes, French with English subtitles.
February 4, 2016, 6:00 pm start time."Marie's Story" 1 hr. 34 min. French with English subtitles.
March 3: 5:45 pm start time. "The Lesson" 1 hr. 41 min. Bulgarian with English subtitles
April 7: 6:00 pm start time "To Kill a Man, Revenge is Sour" 1 hr. 22 min. Chile, Spanish with English subtitles."
May 5: 6:00 pm start time. "Traitors." 1 hr. 23 min. Morocco, Arabic, French & English with English subtitles. "
June 2: 6:00 pm start time "Amour Fou." 1 hr. 31 min. Austria, Luxembourg and Germany. German with English subtitles.
May 6, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Main Library
May 9, 6:45 pm @ City Hall
Study Session: 5:30 pm, City Council Chambers, third floor. City Council Meeting: 6:45 pm, Council Chambers, third floor
May 10, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 30/31 Branch Library
May 10, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Southwest Branch Library
Crafts for the whole family, 6 pm on the 2nd Tuesday and 10 am on the following Saturday of each month. Each program includes crafts and activities for all ages and all skill levels. Free. Registration required. See library website for each month's craft and how to sign up.
May 11, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Southwest Branch Library
May 11, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Performance of rollicking, uplifting, and haunting Irish and Scottish tunes with Greenmore, a Celtic music trio consisting of Rob Dahms, Joe Nobling and Howard Hilliard. The group plays Celtic FiddleTunes and songs with a Midwestern flavor on button accordion, banjo, bodhran, fiddle, guitar and mandolin. Free and open to the public.
May 12, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 30/31 Branch Library
Structured play group for ages three and under, modeling early literacy skills and information sharing. Toddlers and their caregivers can talk, sing, read and play their way to early literacy. Free, does not require registration.
May 13, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Main Library
May 16, 6:45 pm @ City Hall
May 19, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Public Works
May 19, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Teen anime lovers, come watch anime on our big screen while you learn about Japanese culture. Learn to write Japanese hiragana characters and enjoy Japanese snacks while you watch short anime films from the Crunchyroll streaming site. For ages 12 to 18. Free, no registration required.
May 23, 6:45 pm @ City Hall
May 26, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Teen Gaming Nights, Last Thursday of each month: 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Main Library. Gamers, join us for games old and new. Play with our Xbox 360 and Wii video games as well as with classic board games. Snacks.
May 7, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Longview Park
Surplus plants from the Longview Park Greenhouse and Gardens, Horticulture Club, members, and the public will be sold. Bulbs, ornamental grasses, perennials, annuals, and much more will be on sale. The sale benefits city beautification projects. Call (309) 732-PARK for details.
May 7, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Quad Cities parks and recreation departments encourage you to get out and enjoy the many wonderful trail systems location within our community. From Sunset Park to Schwiebert Park and beyond! Maps will be available to highlight trails and activities along the way including vendor booths.
May 17, 5:30 pm @ Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center
May 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Amazing race is a course around the city designed to push participants out of their comfort zone in search of clues, completing challenges (mental and physical), and most of all having fun! Call (309) 732-PARK for details.