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Posted on: May 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - May 20, 2019

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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.

Whitewater Junction Opening – Whitewater Junction Aquatic Center’s season opening is Saturday, May 25, 2019.  Whitewater Junction is a zero-depth to 9 foot deep pool featuring slides and fun for the whole family. Grab your swim suit and head out Memorial Day weekend with your family and friends.  Call (309) 732-SWIM for more information.

Holiday Observance Schedule – In observance of Memorial Day, City Hall will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019. The refuse, recycling and yard waste schedule will be one day late all week. The City of Rock Island wishes everyone a very happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Laura's Legacy-ALS Benefit Concert – Laura’s Legacy and the Parks and Recreation Department is returning for its 8th annual event to Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island on June 8, 2019. Attendees of all ages can enjoy live music from Lissie and 2 other artists. Come out and support a great cause with food and family fun right on the Mississippi River. Gates open at 3:00 pm and tickets are $10.00 – cash only and free for children under the age of 12 with a paid adult. Food will be available for purchase and Bent River Brewing Company will be selling wine, beer and spirits.  For more information please call (309) 732-7275.

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