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Posted on: June 20, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - June 19, 2017


Mayor Mike Thoms gives an update at the June 19 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island.

Starlight Revue Summer Concerts – The Parks and Recreation Department series of concerts continues this Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Tomorrow night the Josh Duffee Orchestra will perform at 7:00 pm along with a dance lesson starting at 6:30 pm. Make a night of it and enjoy food and drink for purchase from Hy-Vee Grill starting at 5:00 pm. Call the rain line at (309) 732-7246  to check the status of event and inclement weather.

Good Old Days – As part of Museum Week, Bob Motz will give an illustrated talk about the early history of Black Hawk State Park. The presentation will begin at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Watch Lodge Tower, 1510 46th Ave in Rock Island. The event is free and for more information please call (309) 788-9536.

Genesius Guild Presents Shakespeare – On Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, 2017 the Genesius Guild will present Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors in beautiful Lincoln Park.  Take on this unique classic theatre experience and enjoy the free shows starting at 8:00 pm both nights. For more information please visit

Interactive Movie Night –Join the Main Library on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 for a very different kind of movie experience. Interact with characters on the screen, use props at points in the movie and much more, as you get tangled in the original 1971 movie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Call the Library at (309) 732-7360 to sign up and register.

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