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Posted on: August 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - August 8, 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.

Quad City Botanical Center offering Pay What You Want Week August 7-13, 2022 – The Botanical Center is offering pay what you want admission this week to allow for every community member to have a chance to experience all that the summer gardens have to offer.  Visit their website for more information. 

River Action’s Annual Floatzilla to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 – Paddlers will launch from five sites across the Quad Cities to take over the Mississippi River for the day.  Join the fun at Lake Potter in Rock Island featuring local food trucks and live music for participants to enjoy!  Visit their website for more information and to register.    

Thursday Night Groove Concert Series in Schweibert Park is back!   The concert series will run every Thursday from August 18 through October 13, 2022 featuring a different band each week. Concessions from Bent River Brewing Co. and Happy Joe’s Pizza will be available starting at 6:00 p.m. with live music from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Visit the Rock Island Parks & Recreation website for more information. 

The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center will host its 35th Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 27, 2022.   The fun starts at 10:00 a.m. with a parade on 9th Street followed by a family fun day full of activities. For more information, visit their website. 

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