Daily planner Nov. 22, 2012


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Thanksgiving day dinner
Noon-5 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. Free. (309) 787-4149, freewebs.com/milanamericanlegion.

Community Thanksgiving dinner
4-6:30 p.m., SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. Free. shopsouthparkmall-il.com.

Festival of Trees
RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8; $6 ages 60 and older; $3 ages 2-10. (563) 324-3378, riverctr.com.

Thanksgiving dinner
Noon, Riverside United Methodist Church, 712 16th St., Moline. Free. (309) 764-6721, gbgm-umc.org/riverside-moline/index.shtml.

Thanksgiving community meal
Noon-2 p.m., Christian Care Rescue Mission, 2209 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-5734, rmiltenberger@christiancareqc.org, christiancareqc.org.

Solo Steppers (Square and Round Dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880, popqc.org.

Turkey Trot 5-mile run/walk and 1-mile fun run
8:30 a.m., Scott County Family Y, 606 W. 2nd St., Davenport. (563) 359-9622, scottcountyfamilyy.org/davenport/default.asp.

Community Thanksgiving dinner
1 p.m., Broadway Church, 710 23rd St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-2631, broadway@broadwayqc.org, broadwayqc.org.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-Midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

Avey Brothers
9 p.m.-midnight, Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. (309) 797-9457.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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