Posted on: May 23, 2017

Update Rock Island - May 22, 2017

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Whitewater Junction Opening – Whitewater Junction Family Aquatic Center’s season opening is Saturday, May 27, 2017.  Whitewater Junction is a zero-depth to 9 foot deep pool featuring slides and fun for the whole family. Call (...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Starlight Revue: Free Summer Concerts in Lincoln Park

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Come foxtrot, swing, salsa, or waltz at this year’s Starlight Revue free concerts held in Lincoln Park. Many genres of music including salsa, jazz, rock, big band, and more will round out the Rock Island Parks & Recreation’s 61st y...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Build a Better Summer at the Rock Island Library Summer Kickoff Carnival

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Design yourself a great summer at the Rock Island Library’s Build a Better Summer kickoff carnival on Saturday, June 10. The library’s annual Summer Reading kickoff takes place in the parking lot of the Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th S...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Holiday Refuse, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

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Refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will be one day
late during the week of the Memorial Day holiday.  

The Drop-Off Center located at MillenniumWaste, 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12
noon.&...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Lissie’s Concert Celebration for ALS

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Laura’s Legacy is returning for its 6th annual event to Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island on June 3rd. The event, hosted by Rock Island Parks & Recreation in partnership with Lissie, has raised $58,000 over the last five yea...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Rock Island Offers Outdoor Summer Camps

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Kayaking, pickleball, using a compass, soccer, feeding a giraffe…these are just some of the many ways children will be spending this summer at Rock Island Parks and Recreation camps. “Summer is a time for kids to enjoy being outside, ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Update Rock Island - May 15, 2017

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Spring into Summer 5K – On Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9:00 am the Spring Forward Learning Center, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center and the Rock Island Library are partnering to put on a 5K run which will fight the summer slide and bring l...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

2017 Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

Do you know someone that deserves to be recognized for what they do for the community? If so, this is your opportunity to nominate them for the 2017 Citizen of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Mayor and City Council. There are seven categories for Rock I...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

May Events at Rock Island Public Libraries

May 1: Alpha Book Club meets at 3:00 pm in the Main Library Community Room, discussing Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear. Check the book out, read it, and discuss it with our daytime book group. Book discussions open to all who have read the ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Registration Open for Library Art & Math Programs

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Registration is now open for Design by Reading, presented by artist Gloria Burlingame, and Math by Design, presented by tutor Elizabeth Russell, offered at no additional charge on Tuesdays at the Main Library. These programs are suitable for children ente...

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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 to br...

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