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Posted on: May 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - May 8, 2017


Mayor Mike Thoms gives an update at the May 8 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island.

  • Douglas Park Hosts High School Baseball - The newly renovated large field at Douglas Park will host its first baseball game tomorrow night, May 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Rock Island High school will play against Alleman High School for the first time at Douglas in many years. The baseball field is just the beginning of a project that is far from completion. The Rock Island Parks Department will be completing a playground installation mid to late June and efforts are underway for a multi-use field, parking lot and concession stand. For more information or to get involved with Friends of Douglas Park, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (309) 732-7275.
  • Augustana Jazz Combos – Augustana’s jazz combos perform their final concert of the academic year in Larson Hall with the Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts located at 3701 7th Avenue in Rock Island. The concert is Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:00 pm and the concert is free. Contact Connor at (309) 794-7323 for more information.
  • Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting – The City of Rock Island Police Department will be holding their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Community Room of the Police Department, at 1212 5th Avenue. These educational meetings are intended to strengthen existing partnerships between citizens of Rock Island and the Police to continue to look for ways to improve services and prevent crime. This month’s topic will be on traffic accident reconstruction. For more information please contact (309) 732-267.

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