The weather is getting warmer, people are going outside more, and the flowers are starting to blossom. While spring and summer time can be beautiful, the city of Davenport wants to make sure the city looks beautiful for residents and visitors. The city needs your help to cleanup the Davenport riverfront this Saturday during their Riverfront Refresh event.

If you are looking to help make a difference and volunteer your time to a great cause, the city of Davenport is looking for volunteers to help cleanup the Davenport riverfront.

According to the event posted on the city of Davenport's Facebook page, officials are asking those willing to volunteer to join the Davenport City Council and Riverfront Improvement Commission for their Riverfront Refresh event.

This is a beautification and spring cleanup event that will include mulching, weeding, painting, and general trash and debris collection along and throughout the riverfront in Davenport.

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For those that are available to volunteer, can sign up for two time slots. Those time slots are either from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Riverfront Refresh event is happening this Saturday, April 17th.

If you signup, check-in and assignment distribution on Saturday will be at the Freight House, 421 West River Drive in Davenport.

For parents who want to bring their kids to help volunteer during the cleanup, officials say that children accompanied by an adult are welcome to participate as well.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Steve Ahrens at 563-888-2235, or

And to everyone helping with the cleanup, thank you!

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