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Posted on: June 17, 2021

2021 Tell on your Neighbor Awards

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2021 Tell On Your Neighbor Awards

 

Each year, residents of Rock Island are encouraged to “Tell On Your Neighbor” by nominating the yards in their neighborhood that they find to be the most appealing or the most improved. &n...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Levee Bike Path Closure to Thru Traffic, West of Arsenal Bridge

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Beginning at 7:00 AM on Monday, June 14, 2021, the Great River Trail Bike Path will be closed to through traffic for the Levee Maintenance Riprap Placement Project just west of the Arsenal Bridge.

Beginning at 7:00 AM on Monday, June 14, 2021, the Great River Trail Bike Path will be closed to through traffic for the Levee Maintenance Riprap Placement Project just west of the Arsenal Bridge.  

 

This maintenance project is part of th...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Whitewater Junction Season Opening

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Whitewater Junction is scheduled to open on Saturday, May 29th for the summer season!

Whitewater Junction is scheduled to open on Saturday, May 29th for the summer season! Grab your suit and head out Memorial Day weekend with your family or friends to Whitewater Junction! Splash down the waterslides, relax on a lounge chair by the side of ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Color In a Summer of Fun & Reading at the Rock Island Library

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From June 1 to July 31, Summer Reading Colors Your World events at the Rock Island Public Library will encourage readers of all ages to be creative, try new things, explore art and color, and see the beauty of diversity.

Color Your World with Events for All Ages

Rock Island Public Library Reading Colors Your World summer programming includes reading challenges for all ages that encourage kids, teens, and adults to keep reading and experience all the color and imagination f...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Labor Day Parade; Save the Date

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The 2021 Labor Day parade

What: 36th Annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade

When: Monday, September 6, 2021

Time: Line-up at 8:30 a.m. Parade starts at 9:30 a.m.

Theme: Joy and Peace to the World!

The 2021 parade theme asks participants to develop an entry based on what brought them Joy ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Options

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Everyone age 16+ is now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine!

Everyone age 16+ is now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine!  Vaccine supply in the Quad Cities is good, with lots of available appointments, including same day, nights, and weekends.  Thank you for your patience – now it’s YOUR turn! ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Parks & Recreation summer registration is now open.

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So much fun to be had this summer!

Rock Island Parks and Recreation has released it's summer schedule of activities for 2021. Concerts and Movies in the Park, outdoor fitness classes, sports and adventure camps, swim lessons, golf, waterpark fun and more!  Registration is...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Rock River Warning

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Due to the continued high river level of the Rock River the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park.

Due to the continued high river level of the Rock River the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. The boat barrier buoys are currently not in place as a result of the high river level thus making the...

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