1. Frieze Lectures collage featuring event date, sponsors and images of topics, Ourika, Guy de Maupassa

    Frieze Lectures Celebrates Other "Modern Lives"

    The century of the French Moderns brought in turbulent change and innovation, not only in the art world, but in society, literature, and politics. A fall lecture series from Rock Island Library and Augustana College will ponder some of those changes. Read on...
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    Mother/Son: Sports Night!

    Mothers and sons can don their favorite sports team apparel and come to RIFAC... Read on...
  3. Fright Night poster

    Fright Night in the Park: A Quest for Candy!

    Set out on a Candy Quest at Schwiebert Riverfront Park... Read on...
  4. Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

    Update Rock Island - October 8, 2018

    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...
  5. Flood Wall Installation

    City of Rock Island Flood Preparations and Closures

    The City of Rock Island continues to prepare for the rising Mississippi River. Read on...
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    Rock Island Stands Together

    The Rock Island Police Department is making October a chance to support our community. Read on...
  7. 6 AV 21-22 ST Picture

    Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 6 AV 21-22 ST

    Beginning on Monday, October 8, 2018, 6th Avenue between 21st and 22nd Street will be closed due to the removal of the skywalk at the Rock Island School District Administration Office building. Read on...
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    "Ask Granny," and create a genealogical gift for your grandchildren

    A free seminar for seniors at the Rock Island Public Library will allow participants to create a priceless genealogical gift by answering the question:"What can Granny (or Grandpa) tell us about our family ancestors?" Read on...
  9. Gary Snyder, Susan Foster, Eudell Watts, III, are ready to support children&#39s materials with the

    Play trivia for a great cause - helping kids love reading!

    Your trivial knowledge can raise funds for Children's services and materials at the Rock Island Library, with the Books for Kids Trivia Night October 25. Read on...
  10. Rock River Dam

    Rock River Flood Warning

    Due to the high river level on the Rock River the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. The high river levels combined with the strong current makes this area extremely dangerous. Read on...
  11. Keep Calm Because Its School Break sign, parody of &#34Keep Calm and Carry On&#34

    Plan now for free fun during Rock Island/Milan Schools Fall Break

    If you're looking for free and fun ways to fill time during the Rock Island/Milan School District 41 schools fall break, the Rock Island Public Library is offering a number of special programs just for you. Read on...
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    Learn "How Not to Die" Oct. 8-29 at Rock Island Public Library

    Though nothing is certain but "death and taxes," an October discussion series at the Rock Island Public Library will offer ideas to at least delay the former. Read on...
  13. Picture of Mobile Observatory unit, Popular Astronomy Club, parked at 30/31 Library

    New Date for Astronomy Night at Rock Island 30/31 Library

    Due to adverse weather predictions, the In the Stars Astronomy Viewing at the Rock Island 30/31 Library has been rescheduled to Saturday, November 3. Read on...
  14. Leaf Bags

    Free Leaf Collection Program

    The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 8 through Friday, December 7, 2018. Read on...
  15. Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 11:00 PM. Crews will be flushing fire hydrants on first and third shifts for approximately a four week period. Read on...
  16. I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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