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Posted on: October 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - October 10, 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.

Free leaf collection is being provided to residential customers from Monday, October 17 through Friday, December 9. 

In addition to providing leaf collection, the City will also furnish leaf bags at no cost. Bags will be available beginning October 10 at the public works department, South Rock Island Township office, the Rock Island Township assessor’s office and at Saukie Golf Course seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Attention all ghosts, goblins, witches and wizards! 

Halloween trick-or-treating for the City of Rock Island is Monday, October 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.


The Botanical Center will host its annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk October 14, 21, 27 and 28th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and explore the nooks and crannies of the Sun Garden, wander down darkened pathways and get a glimpse of the Halloween train in the popular train garden.


Community Caring Conference will host its annual Hero Awards banquet on Thursday, November 10th at the Stern Center. 

Community Caring Conference will recognize local heroes and celebrate its 46th anniversary. 

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