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Posted on: March 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - March 28, 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.

Did someone say Adult Easter Egg Hunt?  Join Friends of Hauberg Civic Center for this fun Bunnies, Baskets, and Brews event to benefit the restoration of the Hauberg Mansion.  The event will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm and will feature an Easter Egg Hunt, Taco Bar, Bunny Photo Booth, and Easter Swag.  For more information and to purchase tickets visit 

Rock Island Parks and Recreation to host the Fifth Annual Underwater Egg Hunt!  Hop in the pool to hunt for eggs!  This unique egg hunt will take place on Sunday, April 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at the RIFAC swimming pool. Participants will grab empty eggs out of the pool to turn in for an Egg-cellent goodie bag!  Registration is required.  Visit to register. 

 The Rock Island Public Library continues its Tuneful Tuesday’s with Jarabe Mexicano performing a versatile songbook of Mexican folk as well as other genres of music.   The event will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm and is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit their website at      

 Leaf Collection Program - the City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential garbage customers from Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 29, 2022, with the following conditions:  Customers must place the leaves in approved paper yard waste bags. Customers may provide their own approved paper yard waste bags or use bags provided by the City.  The bags must be placed at the normal garbage collection location on the regular scheduled collection day. The bags may not contain anything other than leaves. In addition to providing leaf collection, the City will also furnish bags for this program at no cost. The bags will be available for pick up beginning on Monday, April 4 at the Public Works Department, South Rock Island Township Office, Rock Island Township Assessor’s Office, Highland Springs Golf Course, and Saukie Golf Course. 

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