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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Rocket into Reading Sept. 27 at Rock Island Library!

Rocket into Reading logo for new program

Developing the next stage of reading is the goal of a Rocket into Reading event for ages 5 through 8 at the Rock Island Public Library on Thursday, September 27. The free event is 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

18 AV Resurfacing Project; 17-46 ST

18 AV 24 ST Intersection, South Side Map

Phase 4A work is expected to begin on Friday, September 21, 2018, and is anticipated to last for 5 to 7 working days, weather permitting.  During this phase, the southern portion of the intersection of 18th Avenue and 24th Street will be closed. ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Speak up for intellectual freedom at Banned Books Week

Speak out for Banned Books Week illustration green square #bannedbooksweek

In support of the right to choose books freely for ourselves, the American Library Association and Rock Island Public Library are celebrating Banned Books Week, Sept. 23-29, 2018. Banned Books Week is an annual recognition of our right to access books wit...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Quad Cities Vintage Football Game

vintage football flyer

Come see the best football game of the year on Sunday, October 14th at Douglas Park Football Field. The rivalry existing between the two clubs is bound to have the players on both sides "on their toes". Come early and get a good seat. The 1920's...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fall Community Garage Sale

Garage Sale

Come
search for a great bargain or hidden treasure! Over6,000 square feet of shopping for toys, home décor, furniture, trinkets and
more at the Rock Island Parks & Recreation Fall Community Garage Sale onSaturday, September 2...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

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 per...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Sewer Smoke Testing; 38-46 ST and 18-23 AV

Sewer Smoke Testing 38-46 ST and 18-23 AV

Please be advised that the City of Rock Island and personnel from Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. will be conducting smoke testing on the sanitary sewer lines in the area bounded by 38th Street to 46th Street and 18th Avenue to 23rd Avenue during the period of:...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Update Rock Island - September 10, 2018

Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

Thursday Night Groove Concert Series -The "Thursday Night Groove" concert series continues at Schwiebert Riverfront Park on Thursday, September 13, 2018 with local band, Minus Six. Event is open from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Rock Island Happy Joes wi...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Election Packets Available for 2019 Municipal Election

Candidates for office in the City
of Rock Island may pick up a campaign packet beginning Tuesday, September 18,2018 at 8:00 a.m. in the City Clerk’s office, 1528 Third Avenue. The packets
include general information regarding the election an...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Rock River Flood Warning

Rock River Dam

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.  ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

RIFAC Offers New Toddler Zone

toddler zone

     Bring your
toddler to Rock Island Parks and Recreation’s new Toddler Zone for ages threeand under. Parents and toddlers can drop in twice a month on the first Tuesday
and third Saturday for a fun-fill...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically by the Iowa's Department of Transportation.  For the most up-to-date information, please visit http://www.i...

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