August 24, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
Join us for the 32nd Annual Family Fun Day! Family Fun Day is a community event celebrating all cultures, and strength in neighborhoods and families. This year’s event will feature a parade, food and merchant vendors, informational booths, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, live entertainment and plenty of activities for youth and families. This is a free event. Everyone is welcome!
Parade begins at 10:00 am at Frances Willard Elementary School, and heads north on 9th Street.
All registrations and payments for the parade (no fee), to register as a vendor ($100 for food vendors, $50 for merchants), or to reserve an informational booth (no fee), are due by August 14, 2019.
August 26, 2019, 6:45 pm @ City Hall
Study Session: 5:00 pm, Council Chambers, City Hall, 3rd Floor
/ 6:15 p.m. Reception for 2019 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Award Winners, City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
/ City Council Meeting: 6:45 pm, Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
August 27, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Downtown
Experience a variety of drop-in art projects with your two-to-five-year old. We'll supply an apron and FUN. Each child gets to pick out a free book to take home. No charge to attend, registration not needed.
Hug-A-Book is the library's early learning series for young children, funded by the Merrill Harris Memorial Fund of the RI Public Library Foundation.
August 28, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Downtown
Get the best results from your online search for genealogy with free resources and tips from the Rock Island Public Library. Today's presentation focuses on Making the Most of Family Search.org, a free website of extensive genealogical records hosted by the Church of Latter-day Saints. Users do not have to be church members, and are not solicited in any way to become one.
August 23, 2019, 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm @ Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
Bring the family and enjoy watching Incredibles 2 movie at MLK Park. Cash concessions will be available for purchase. Presented in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Center.
August 29, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Schwiebert Riverfront Park
Get your groove on with Wicked Liz and the Bellyswirls at Schwiebert Park! Sponsored by The Arc of the Quad Cities and Rock Island Happy Joe's.