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Posted on: October 23, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - October 22, 2018

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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.

Fright Night on Riverfront – Thursday, October 25, 2018 the Schwiebert Riverfront Park will be a “Quest for Candy”, full of 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 600 children will receive a free goodie bag.  For more information please contact Rock Island’s Parks and Recreation Department at (309) 732-7275.

Books for Kids Trivia Fundraiser – On Thursday, October 25, 2018 the Rock Island Public Library Foundation's Lorene Evans Watts Memorial Fund 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. Proceeds support children's materials at Rock Island Public Library.  Light snacks may be brought in; 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, RI Public Library Foundation, at (309) 752-3014.

Early Voting – Any voter may cast a ballot and needs no excuse, reason or ID. Early voting is now open and will continue through November 7 at the County Clerk’s office. This week of October 22 through November 5 the County Clerk’s office will be open from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. For more information and to check for times and availability please visit

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