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Posted on: October 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - October 10, 2022

Update RI

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.

Fright Night in the Park

Come to Schwiebert Riverfront Park this Thursday, October 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. for trick-or-treating, music and dancing. Presented by Goodwill of the Heartland, there will also be a costume contest and goodie bags given out. 


Attention all ghosts, goblins and witches!

Halloween trick-or-treating for the City of Rock Island is Monday, October 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. As always, be safe and have fun. 


The 25th Annual Frieze Lecture Series is underway at the Rock Island Public Library

The next lecture, led by Dr. Lauren Hammond, associate history professor at Augustana College, will examine the ideas and impact of “The 1619 Project,” by Nikole Hannah-Jones, who won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary on the project.  


The free lecture takes place at 2 pm on October 27 in the Community Room of the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street.


Is your child car seat installed properly in your vehicle?

The Rock Island Fire Department will host its last community child car seat inspection on Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The event takes place at the Rock Island Fire Station, 1313 5th Avenue. 


The City of Rock Island congratulates Community and Economic Development Director Miles Brainard, who has been named to the Forty Under 40 list, published by the Quad Cities Regional Business Journal. 


The City also congratulates Fire Chief Jeff Yerkey and Police Officer Brieanne Lonergan for being named by Community Caring Conference as community heroes. 

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