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Posted on: February 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - February 13, 2017

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Mayor Dennis Pauley gives and update at the February 13 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.

Mardi Gras at the Mansion – The 1st annual fundraiser for Friends of Hauberg Civic Center Foundation will celebrate Mardi Gras on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Celebrate and support the renovation of this jewel. There will be gumbo, red beans and rice, bread pudding and a cash bar. Tickets for the Hauberg event can be purchased at The Hauberg Center is located at 1300 24th Street.

Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule - Refuse and recycling collection will be on the normal collection schedule during the week of the President's Day holiday. The Drop-Off Center located at Millennium Waste; 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan will be open on Saturday from 7:00 am to noon. City of Rock Island offices will be open on President's Day, Monday, February 20, 2017.

Tropical Trivia – On Friday, February 24, 2017 the Quad City Botanical Center will host a tropical trivia night from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Have some fun this evening as you test your knowledge and compete against other teams. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks as they please and a cash bar is available.  Top two teams go home with cash earnings. $10 per person or $80 for a table of 8. For more information please visit

QCCA RV Show - The 2017 RV & Camping Show is coming to the Quad City Expo Center February 24 through February 26, 2017. Hours are Friday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. No matter how you prefer to sleep under the stars you can find your dream destination gear here. Adult tickets are $8.00 at the door, kids 6-15 are $1.00 and kids under 6 are free. Friday is Senior Day – anyone over 65 is just $6.00 from noon to 5:00 pm.

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