Posted on: July 20, 2017

Learning Through Play

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The
Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center Preschool Program is looking for newstudents ready to learn through play! Children ages three to five can come and
get creative through fun activities and sensory experiences. Classes consist ofdifferent...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Highland Springs Driving Range Undergoes Renovations

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The First Tee Quad Cities and Rock Island Parks and
Recreation are partnering to renovate the Highland Springs Driving Rangepractice facility and expand junior golf programming. <_o3a_p>

The
First Tee is a golf program designed to introduce youth to the game o...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Update Rock Island - July 10, 2017

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Starlight Revue – Lincoln Park and the City’s Parks and Recreation Department will continue its concert series this Tuesday, July 11, 2017 with musical act, Coupe De Ville. Dance lessons in the Rumba discipline will start at 6:30 pm with the concert at 7:...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Get Ready for Kindergarten at Rock Island Library!

To help parents and future kindergarteners prepare for their first school experience, the Rock Island Public Library will be offering "Ready, Set, Kindergarten" drop-in programs in the Children’s Department on four Thursdays in July.

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

July Events for Children and Teens at Rock Island Library

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Special July events for children and families include:

Babaloo Music and Fun, 10:00 am, Monday, July 10, Rock Island Public Library, Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island. Babaloo is a one-man musical comedy act for children of all ages. ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

New Rock Island Library Series Explores World War I

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To commemorate and explore World War I history, the Rock Island Public Library will offer nine programs in the series, "Over There: A Look Back at the War to End All Wars." The chronological examination of World War 1 by Army Sustainmen...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Rock Island Library Teen Events Cook Up Summer Fun

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Fun and learning for teens gets creative with programs on cooking, making graphic novels, and tie-dye, all at the Rock Island Public Library. All events are free and open to the public. The library’s Reading by Design theme celebrates creativity...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Stories and More Fill Summer at Rock Island Library

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Parents and grandparents looking for ways to keep kids occupied over the summer should make plans to visit the Rock Island Public Library. The library’s Reading by Design summer reading and learning program offers a blueprint for family learning...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Road Construction; Temporary Intersection Closure at 40 ST 13 AV

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, utility
and pavement patching work will begin at the intersection of 40thStreet and 13th Avenue. The closures are necessary to complete the
intersection improvements.  

Pendingfavorable weather, the anticipated co...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Reading by Design Summer Events for Adults

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A wide selection of summer events designed to help Rock Island Public Library guests learn about history, raising poultry, making crafts, and more topics start Monday, June 5, with a free program on Abraham Lincoln.  Dr. Bill Hampes, Black Hawk C...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Elvis Lives-Trip to Wisconsin

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Rock Island Parks & Recreation is planning a trip to The
Fireside in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin on Thursday, September 21, 2017 for a livemusical performance of the ULTIMATE Elvis tribute artist event ELVIS LIVES.

The Fireside Dinner Theatre strives t...

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