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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Update Rock Island - July 26, 2021

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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.

2021 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Award Nomination - Nominations are now being taken for the 2021 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Awards. There are seven categories which include: Business, Professional, Education, Individual, City Employee, O...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Thursday Night Groove: Free Concert Series at Schwiebert Park

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Get your groove on with free concerts every Thursday night at Schwiebert Park

Rock Island Parks & Recreation is proud to announce the annual Thursday Night Groove Concert Series, sponsored by IMEG, Illinois Casualty Company, Rock Island Happy Joe’s, Friendship Manor, Arc of the Quad Cities, and KIIK 104.9.

The concert ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

2021 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

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Each year, people in Rock Island have an opportunity to nominate residents who have contributed to the Rock Island community.

Nominations are now being taken for the 2021 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Mayor and City Council. 

There are seven categories for Rock Island Citizens: Business, Professional, Education, Individual, City Employee, Organ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

2021 Tell on your Neighbor Awards

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2021 Tell On Your Neighbor Awards

 

Each year, residents of Rock Island are encouraged to “Tell On Your Neighbor” by nominating the yards in their neighborhood that they find to be the most appealing or the most improved. &n...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Whitewater Junction Season Open Through Labor Day

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Whitewater Junction is open through Labor Day!

Whitewater Junction is open through Labor Day! Grab your suit and head out with your family or friends to Whitewater Junction! Splash down the waterslides, relax on a lounge chair by the side of the pool, or play with one of the many water features. White...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Labor Day Parade

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The 2021 Labor Day parade

What: 36th Annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade

When: Monday, September 6, 2021

Time: Line-up at 8:30 a.m. Parade starts at 9:30 a.m.

Theme: Joy and Peace to the World!

The 2021 parade theme asks participants to develop an entry based on what brought them Joy ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Rock River Warning

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Due to the continued high river level of the Rock River the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park.

Due to the continued high river level of the Rock River the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. The boat barrier buoys are currently not in place as a result of the high river level thus making the...

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