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Posted on: June 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - June 12, 2017


Mayor Mike Thoms gives an update at the June 12 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island.

  • Starlight Revue Summer Concerts – The Parks and Recreation Department free concerts at Lincoln Park series returns for its 61st year. Concerts are every Tuesday Night throughout the summer. Tomorrow night the Tailfins will perform at 7:00 pm along with a dance lesson in East Coast Swing starting at 6:30 pm. Make a night of it and enjoy food and drink for purchase from Hy-Vee Grill starting at 5:00 pm. Call the rain line at (309) 732-7246 after 3:30 pm on Tuesday to check status of event and inclement weather.  
  • Reading by Design – The City of Rock Island Libraries are kicking summer off with over 70 free events planned for children, teens, adults and families at all locations. Events like Pokémon Walk, Interactive Movie Night, Play & Grow, Absolute Science Program and so much more will be available throughout the summer. For a full list and for more information visit or call (309) 732-7323.
  • Family Fun Night – On Saturday, June 17, 2017 the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center will hold a Family Fun Night with activities from Pee Wee Golf and Bean Toss to Swimming and a Bouncy House. The cost is $20.00 for families or $5.00 for individuals. There will be food available for  purchase, face painting, adult putting contest, 50/50 raffle and much more. The event is sponsored by the RIHS Class of ’61 Scholarship and all proceeds will go towards scholarships for RIHS graduates. For more information please call Patrick at (309) 781-2181.
  • Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting – Please join the City of Rock Island Police Department on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 for their monthly crime prevention meeting. This month’s topic will focus on Police technology and its use. These educational meetings are intended to strengthen the partnerships with the citizens of Rock Island and the Police Department. Meeting is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm at the Community Room of the Police Department at 1212 5th Avenue in Rock Island.

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