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.
Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation for an Easter Egg Hunt or a Home Bunny Visit!
The Spring Egg Hunt is this Saturday, April 1. The hunt is free, but children ages 3-10 will need to pre-register to attend. Hunt for thousands of colorful eggs in Lincoln Park beginning at 9 a.m. Register by calling (309) 732-PARK.
Want to have a Home Bunny Visit? For a fee of $35, the Easter bunny will scatter 20 eggs in your yard and stick around for a quick photo with you. Register by calling the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center at (309) 732-7275.
For adults who want their own egg hunt with prizes
The Hauberg Estate will host Bunnies, Baskets and Brews this Saturday, April 1. Check-in begins at 4 pm and the hunt begins at 5 pm. Hunt for 1,000 eggs hidden over four acres. Prizes include a 65-inch flat-screen TV, Apple Air Pods, and lots of prizes from local businesses.
Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. Enjoy a taco bar, bunny photo booth and lots of Easter swag. Proceeds will benefit restoration and programs at the Hauberg Estate.
Free Leaf Collection Program
The City of Rock Island is providing free leaf collection from April 10 through April 28. Free leaf bags may be picked up beginning Monday, April 3 at the Public Works Department, South Rock Island Township Office, Rock Island Township Assessor’s Office, Highland Springs Golf Course and Saukie Golf Course.
Residents must provide proof of Rock Island residence and are limited to 20 free leaf bags per day. Bags will be picked up by the City on normal garbage pick-up days.