Mayor Dennis Pauley gives an update at the March 13 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island.
Rock Island Golf Courses Open for Season – Highland Springs and Saukie Golf Courses open Thursday, March 16th at 8:00 am. Hopefully the weather will cooperate with us so we can have our Opening Day. Dust the golf clubs off and come out to enjoy these specials: Highland Springs is offering 18 holes with cart for $26.00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. This championship designed course is located in southwest Rock Island at 9500 35th Street West. Call (309) 732-7227 to set up a tee time. One can also enjoy the Saukie Golf Course with majestic oaks at this executive length golf course for 18 holes at $25.00, which includes a cart. Located in the heart of Rock Island at the intersection of 31st Avenue and 38th Street. Call (309) 732-2278 to set up a tee time.
Underground Railroad Locally – Explore the history of the local and regional connections to the Underground Railroad, with Angie Snook, curator of the Geneseo History Museum. Take advantage of this free event on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th Street.
QCCA Expo Center Flower and Garden Show - The 2017 Flower & Garden Show is coming to the Quad City Expo Center March 24th through March 26th. Hours are Friday, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Great fun and value for the whole family. Adult tickets are $8.00, children 6-15 are $1.00 and children under 6 are free. Senior Day is Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for $6.00.
STEM-AZING – On Wednesday March 15, 2017 enjoy a free, hands-on project to try in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Takes place from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Rock Island Public Library, no registration necessary just bring you and the little one and enjoy the fun of learning! For more information please contact (309) 732-7369.