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.
Books for Kids Trivia Fundraiser – On Friday, October 27, 2017 the Lorene Evans Watts Memorial Fund for Children’s Materials of Rock Island Public Library Foundation will hold a trivia night at the Quad City Botanical Center from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. There will be trivia play, mulligan, doublers and rent a genius rounds. Light snacks may be brought in; while all beverages must be purchased at the cash bar. Donation to play is $10.00 per person. For more information and reserving your spot please call Kathy Lelonek at (309) 752-3014.
Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting – Please join the City of Rock Island Police Department on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 for their monthly crime prevention meeting. This month’s topic will focus on introducing the new Housing Authority, Officer Michael Wood. These educational meetings are intended to strengthen the partnerships with the citizens of Rock Island and the Police Department. Meeting is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm at the Community Room of the Police Department at 1212 5th Avenue in Rock Island.
Fright Night on Riverfront – Thursday, October 26, 2017 the Schwiebert Riverfront Park will be full of spooky fun for children, including trick-or-treating, entertainment, live DJ, and a costume parade. The fun starts at 5:00 pm and goes until 8:00 pm. The first 500 children will receive a free goodie bag. For more information please contact Rock Island’s Parks and Recreation Department at (309) 732-7275.