Posted on: March 27, 2017

Hunt for Pokemon March 30 at the Southwest Branch

Father and sons work on an art project at a 2017 Pokemon Go night

The special event offers Pokemon Go gaming, a scavenger hunt, Pokemon trivia and crafts for all ages. The free event takes place from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the Community Room of the Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road. Snacks and prizes will be availabl...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Get Tips on Interviewing April 4

The Interviewing workshop is at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, in the Rock Island Main Library Community Room, 401 19th Street. Presenter Anita Hatalsky of the Illinois Department of Employment Security will present how to prepare for a job interview, what to...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Hip Hop Hooray the Spring Egg Hunt’s on its Way!

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     Thousands of colorful eggs will fill Lincoln Park, located
at 11th Avenue and 38th Street, on Saturday, April 8th for the annual Rock IslandParks & Recreation Spring Egg Hunt. Bring your bags and baskets to gather
eggs sca...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Update Rock Island - March 20, 2017

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City Council and Mayoral Candidates Forum - The Rock Island County chapter of the NAACP has two forums set up in March for the City of Rock Island Council candidates and for the Rock Island Mayoral candidates.  Forums will be handled with sc...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Free Leaf Collection Program

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The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 21, 2017. 

In addition to providing free leaf collection, the City will also furnish bags for this program at no ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Rock Island Golf Courses Opening for Season

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Highland Springs and Saukie Golf Courses are now open for the season! Dust your clubs off and come enjoy these great season specials:

Saukie Golf Course season special is $25 for an 18-hole round of golf and a cart every day. Saukie Golf Course is a beauti...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Rock Island Flood Risk Assessment Survey Project

The Illinois
Department of Natural Resources, Office of Water Resources (IDNR/OWR) ispartnering with the Illinois State Water Survey, Rock Island District US Army
Corps of Engineers, and the City of Rock Island to examine flood risk in theMississipp...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

City of Rock Island Relocated Recycling Drop-Off Center

The City of Rock Island’s Recycling Drop-Off Center has moved to 701 2nd Street (Southeast corner of intersection, east of the Municipal Services building).  The move was to make way for construction at the Water Treatment Plant facility. &...

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