The City of Moline has a new Dog Park opening and would like to invite you and your furry friend in celebrating the grand opening of Moline’s downtown, Butterworth Dog Park!

Butterworth Dog Park (15th Street and 8th Avenue Moline) Ribbon Cutting will take place on Tuesday Jul 9 at 5:30 p.m. Street parking is limited. Those who are within walking distance may want to walk to the park or please consider using downtown’s parking ramps.

Bring those four-legged friends for some amazing photo opportunities, give-a-ways and commemorative bricks! Oakie’s Designs will also be in attendance and will provide bandanas to the first 50 pups in the Dog Park!

The new Butterworth Dog Park is a 1.48, off-leash park located at 15th Street & 8th Avenue, downtown Moline. The park features separate areas for large and small dogs. There are no public restrooms. For a full list of rules, please visit https://www.moline.il.us/DocumentCenter/View/280/Dog-Park-rules?bidId=.

For more information on this ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/911629739229531/.

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