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Posted on: March 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - March 13, 2023

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.

Raise money for the Rock Island Parks Department while enjoying delicious food and a sampling of red wines

The next Parks Wine & Dine fundraiser is this Thursday, March 16 at QC Coffee & Pancake House, 1831 3rd Avenue. Register by Tuesday, March 14th by calling 309-788-9589. The cost is $75 per person. 


Embrace your Irish heritage and the spirit of St. Patrick this weekend

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is this Saturday, March 18. Hosted by the St. Patrick Society, the parade begins downtown Rock Island on the corner of 4th Avenue and 23rd Street at 11:30 a.m. 


The River Bend Foodbank will march first, collecting monetary donations along the way to help fight hunger in the Quad Cities. 


Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation for an Easter Egg Hunt or a Home Bunny Visit! 

This year’s Spring Egg Hunt is free, but children ages 3-10 will need to pre-register to attend. Hunt for thousands of colorful eggs in Lincoln Park, at 11th Avenue and 38th Street, at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 1st for the annual Rock Island Parks & Recreation Spring Egg Hunt. Register by calling (309) 732-PARK.

Want to have a Home Bunny Visit? For a fee of $35, the Easter bunny will scatter 20 eggs in your yard and stick around for a quick photo with you. Register by calling the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center at (309) 732-7275.


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