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Posted on: May 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - May 22, 2017

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Mayor Mike Thoms gives an update at the May 22 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island.

Whitewater Junction Opening – Whitewater Junction Family Aquatic Center’s season opening is Saturday, May 27, 2017.  Whitewater Junction is a zero-depth to 9 foot deep pool featuring slides and fun for the whole family. Call (309) 732-SWIM for more information.

Holiday Observance Schedule – In observance of Memorial Day, City Hall will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017. The refuse, recycling and yard waste schedule will be one day late all week. Recycling will be on the normal collection schedule. The City of Rock Island wishes everyone a very happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

College Hill District Retro Rally & Street Fair – Take a drive up the hill and into the past for the College Hill District Retro Rally & Street Fair, Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the corner of 14th Avenue & 30th Street. Enjoy vintage cars, a pin-up contest, arts & crafts vendors and food and drinks! Get more information at retrorally@gmail.com.  
Lissie’s Concert Celebration for ALS – Laura’s Legacy is returning for its 6th annual event to Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island on June 3, 2017. The event, hosted by the Rock Island’s Parks & Recreation Department in partnership with Lissie, has raised $58,000.00 over the last 5 years with this event. Attendees of all ages can enjoy live music, food and family fun right on the Mississippi River. Come out and support a great cause. Gates open at 3:00 pm and tickets are $10.00 – cash only. For more information please call (309) 732-7275.

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