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Posted on: January 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - January 24, 2022

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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.

Sweetheart Dance – Dads, daughters, moms, sons and everyone…get dressed up and come have a fun night out together! Dance to music from a live DJ, get silly or sweet pictures taken in the themed photo booth, do a craft together, eat some snacks, stick on a temporary tattoo, and get a free 5x7 professional photo to remember the night. The event will be held at the Rock Island Fitness & Activity Center on Friday, February 11th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Face coverings will be required. Early bird registration is $10 per person until January 28th, then $15 per person through February 10th, or $20 at the door. Register by phone at (309) 732-7275 or online at


QCCA Expo Center Events 

  1. Brewed Live 2022 – will be held on January 29, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and will feature over 35 local, regional, and national breweries for patrons to sample as well as an educational experience on beer brewing.   Registration and admission are required.   Visit to register. 
  2. Quad Cities Guns Show – Midwest Outdoors will host their annual QC gun show on Saturday, February 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday, February 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m. Admission is $6.00 per person at the door.   


Tuneful Tuesdays brings free noontime music to the Rock Island Public Library – The first event will be held on Tuesday, February 1st and feature the Quad City Ukulele Club.  The Quad City Ukulele Club provides a forum for fans of the small instrument to play and sing together.  All Tuneful Tuesday performances are free and open to the public.   Please visit the library website or call 309-732-READ for further information. 

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