Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.
Park Community Cleanup Days – Grab your work gloves and join us at your local park for these special clean up days! Bring a friend or a group to help pull weeds, lay mulch, and pick up trash and sticks. Service opportunities will differ based on location and season. Please contact Nikki at (309) 732-7280 if you are bringing a large group or any other questions. August 17, 2019 at Longview Park from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Thursday Night Groove Concert – Get your groove on with Funktastic 5 at Schwiebert Park sponsored by The Arc of the Quad Cities and Rock Island Happy Joe's on August 22, 2019. 6:00 pm begins the concessions including grilled items, Happy Joes Pizza, & Bent River Brewing Company. Then at 6:30 pm dance lessons begin and that is followed by the concert from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Admission is free, so come on out and enjoy the fun!
Movies in the Park – Incredibles 2 – Bring the family and enjoy watching the Incredibles 2 movie at MLK Park on Friday, August 23. Cash concessions available for purchase at 7:00 pm. Movie begins at dusk (7:45pm). Presented in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.
Floatzilla 2019 – Come try and break a world record on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm as canoes, kayaks, and floatation devices are used to float down the Mississippi. The event will kickoff at Sunset Park in Rock Island. Event is free, but for more information please visit; www.floatzilla.org.