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Posted on: November 15, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - November 14, 2016

Mayor Dennis Pauley gives an update at the November 14 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island.

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island.

27th Annual Quad City Christmas Arts & Crafts

On November 25, 26 and 27th the QCCA Expo Center will hold their annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair. There will be 200 exhibitors showing off their hand crafted products. Friday and Saturday the fair will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with Sunday being 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. New unwrapped toy gets free admission to the event with tickets being $5.00 a piece. For more information please call (309) 647-0400.

27th Annual Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner

The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center would like to invite all members of the Quad City community to their 27th Annual Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner. Dinner will be served on Sunday, November 20, 2016 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Community Center; 630 9th Street. For more information or how to help, please call (309) 732-2999.

Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting

The City of Rock Island’s Police Department will continue its monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. This is a chance for the community to have an open discussion with the Police Department about various topics. This week’s topic will cover Police use of force. Meeting is held at 1212 5th Avenue in the Community Room. For more information please call (309)732-2677.

Free Leaf Collection Program

The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection for its residential refuse customers starting October 10 through Friday, December 2, 2016. Customers must place the leaves in the approved paper yard waste bags and be placed at the normal refuse collection locations and days. Free leaf bags may be picked up at various locations throughout the City. Please visit for more information.

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