August 31, 2016
September 1, 2016
August 24, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Main Library
Up-cycle old, damaged book pages with stamps and creativity to make a new piece of art. Free, no registration required. Materials supplied.
August 25, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360 and board gaming for teens ages 12 to 18. Give Scratch programming a try, and learn how to write your own video games. Free, no registration required.
August 29, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Did you miss us in June? Adult Coloring Nights are back, on the last Monday of each month. Coloring sheets and art supplies provided, or bring your own and color in a group. Free, no registration.
August 30, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Trying to find a good job? Headed off to college next year? Learn some great tips for finding/deciding on a career, as well as surviving AND enjoying college. From navigating financial aid to budgeting, saving and making money, we'll help show you a path to Life after High School. Ages 12 to 18, and parents, too.
August 28, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm @ Douglas Park
In 1920 Douglas Park was the site of the first football game involving a team from the NFL. Co-presented by Quad Cities Vintage Football & Rock Island Parks and Recreation, the 2nd annual 1920's style 9 on 9 flag football game will take place on the field with historical uniforms and game rules.
August 31, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Hauberg Center
There will be two more 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 to ensure a healthy future.
Executive Director, John Gripp would like to encourage Rock Island residents to attend one of the community meetings to learn about the infrastructure of the parks system, budget gaps to the current tax base supporting it, the new three-tier approach to park maintenance, staff reorganization, and the Friends and Park Foundation groups providing support. Community input and questions will be welcomed. For questions please call (309) 732-7275.