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Posted on: January 24, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - January 23, 2017

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Mayor Dennis Pauley gives and update at the January 23 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.

Student Recital – On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 there will be a General Student Recital done by Augustana College student at Wallenberg Hall in the Denkmann Memorial Building at the Augustana Campus. Concert starts at 8:00 pm and is free to the public. For more information please call (309) 794-7323.

Chill Out and Listen – The Quad Cities Ukulele Club will put on a performance on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the Main Library located at 401 19th Street. Come enjoy and kick back with your family at this free show from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

Tween and Teen Gaming Night – On Thursday, January 26, 2017 the Main Library will host a gaming night for youth between the ages of 8 - 12 and 12 - 18.This is a free event so join us and play Wii U, Xbox 360, board games and of course snacks. Hope to see you there.

Builders & Remodelers Home Show – The Quad Cities Builders & Remodelers Association Annual Home Show is February 3, 4, & 5, 2017 at the QCCA Expo Center. Friday hours are noon to 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Ticket prices are $8.00 or pick up tickets at Hy-Vee and get $1 off each. Youth 16 years and under get in FREE. On Friday, Seniors 60+ get in for only $5. Visit for more information.

Rock Island Flood Risk Assessment Survey – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Water Resources is partnering with the Illinois State Water Survey, Rock Island District US Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Rock Island to examine flood risk in the Mississippi River watershed. This means that survey crews will be in the flood risk areas beginning in mid-January and continue through the spring. This work will require these crews to briefly come onto individual properties to collect elevation information to determine potential flood threats to homes and businesses in the community. No disruption to property is anticipated.

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