1. Caution Walk Bicycle Across Hose sign

    City of Rock Island Flood Preparations

    The City of Rock Island is preparing for the rising Mississippi River. Several water pump discharge hoses will be placed across the Rock Island portion of the bike path. The hose locations will be marked. Read on...
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    Notice of Closure: Schwiebert Riverfront Park

    Schwiebert Riverfront Park will be closed to the general public... Read on...
  3. Libraries Rock Heart and Scroll and Books

    Surf into Fun at the Library's interactive Movie

    Kids and their families can hula dance, sing with Elvis, and surf into fun with the Rock Island Public Library's June 27 Interactive Movie Night. Read on...
  4. Libraries Rock slogan typed into wavy scroll

    Make it Here with June "Crafterwork" programs for Adults

    Whatever your interest, you can learn about it at the library, and that ROCKS! From crafting a necklace with ink and common hardware to making an aromatic shower fizzy, the Rock Island Library is helping adults rock their creative side this June. Read on...
  5. book with tattoo type scroll with Libraries Rock written in Scroll and musical notes to side

    Still Time to Join the Reading Band!

    Summer Reading Challenges are underway at Rock Island Public Libraries, and there's still time to join in the fun. Read on...
  6. Cardboard standup of Max, the child from Where the Wild Things Are

    Show Your Rock Island Library Card and Save June 19-24

    Bring your wild things to the Figge Museum June 19- 25 and show your Rock Island Public Library card for free admission to the museum, and the special exhibit, "Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are." Read on...
  7. Christa Hanson jump roping while on unicycle in front of large fascinated crowd of children

    World Record Setting Jugglers Performing June 22 at Library

    The room will be rocking when the Hanson Family Jugglers and Unicyclists from Kanawha, Iowa, perform their Libraries Rock Summer Reading Show on Friday, June 22, at 10:30 am at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. Read on...
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    Rock Island Schedule of Activities for Red, White & BOOM

    Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation for some patriotic fun... Read on...
  9. Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

    Update Rock Island - June 11, 2018

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
  10. teens circled around a dissection specimen at Rock Island Library

    Learn about Scientific Dissection June 25

    Learning about Science Rocks! Registrations are open for a free Dissection Day for teen learners at the Rock Island Public Library's Southwest Library location. Read on...
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    Starlight Revue: Free Summer Concerts in Lincoln Park

    Come foxtrot, swing, salsa, or waltz at this year’s Starlight Revue free concerts... Read on...
  12. golf putt

    Swing for Kids Golf Event

    Preferred ball, two people per team, each plays with one iron and one putter... Read on...
  13. I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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