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.

 Thursday Night Groove Concert Series -The "Thursday Night Groove" concert series continues at Schwiebert Riverfront Park on Thursday, September 13, 2018 with local band, Minus Six. Event is open from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Rock Island Happy Joes will have pizza for sale and Bent River beer will be available for purchase.  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.  For more information please call (309) 732-7275.

Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting – Please join the City of Rock Island Police Department on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 for their monthly crime prevention meeting. This month’s topic will focus on field officer training programs. These educational meetings are intended to strengthen the partnerships with the citizens of Rock Island and the Police Department. Meeting is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm at the Community Room of the Police Department at 1212 5th Avenue in Rock Island.

31st Annual Family Fun Day - The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center will be hosting its 31st Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Family Fun Day is a community event celebrating all culture. 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. The Community Center is located at 630 9th Street, Rock Island   For more information; please call (309) 732-2999.

Fall Community Garage Sale – Over 6,000 square feet of shopping for toys, trinkets, furniture, clothing, antiques and much more for this year’s Fall Community Garage Sale. Event will be held at Longview Park on September 29, 2018 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Vendor space is available by calling (309) 732-7275. Admission is free so come check it out!