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    Rock Island Parks and Recreation Fall Activity Guide

    Over 20 events and concerts, NEW activities from Adult Field Day, Flickerball, Tumbling, Wrapped Zen Rocks, Warrior Strength and more! Read on...
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    Thursday Night GROOVE

    Free Concert Series in Schwiebert Park Read on...
  3. Applications for Police Officer

    We're Hiring

    Choose a career that can make a real difference in your community! Applications for police officer are being accepted through the end of Friday, Sept 9th. Read on...
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    Update Rock Island - August 8, 2022

    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. Read on...
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    Enjoy a cool treat and get a library card, August 9 & 12!

    Reading is pretty sweet, and so is cold ice cream on a hot August day. The Rock Island Public Library has found a way to combine those truths with ice-cream themed pop-up Mobile Library2Go events on August 9 & 12. Read on...
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    Parents and caregivers, register now for special library events!

    Register now for a free parent workshop on Thursday, August 11 and free messy art for toddlers on Saturday, August 13, both at the Rock Island Downtown Library! Read on...
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    Schools Open

    Chief Richard Landi reports that the Rock Island Police Department would like to enhance the safety of children in our community by offering some tips for the motoring public. The greatest threat children face today is motor vehicle crashes. Read on...
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    Deer Management Program

    Effective August 8th, 2022 the City of Rock Island will begin accepting applications for the 2022/23 archery deer hunting season, as defined by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Read on...
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    38th Annual Labor Day Parade

    2022 Labor Day Theme: Marvelous Rock Island! Read on...
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