Daily planner, March 20, 2013


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Connecting Anti-Bullying Resources and Education, Jamie Lange
5:30 p.m. meal; 6:30 p.m. program, First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-762-0787.

Grossology Week activities
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-324-1933.

Spring lawn and garden preparation, Ken White
7 p.m., Western District Library, 1111 4th St., Orion. Free. 309-526-8375.

Managing Your Loved One's Resources, Gregg Hancock and Rhonda Halterman (Caregivers' Happy Hour)
3 p.m., Intouch Adult Day Services, 4011 Avenue Of The Cities, Suite 102, Moline. Free. 309-797-0200.

Creative Co-Working: Finding Your Focus
Wednesdays March 13, 20, 27 and April 3rd; 6-7 p.m., The Artful Office, 1700 2nd Avenue, Suite 1, Rock Island. $40. 877-571-2833.

Buddy Olson
7-10 p.m., Greenbriar Restaurant & Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. Free. 309-764-2043.

Multicultural Affairs and Community Action Fashion Show
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6023.

Curtis Hawkins Band
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.

Butterflies, Barb Hagenson; Journeys and Transformations: The Monarch Butterfly Story (Documentary)
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. 815-589-4545.

"Mighty Fortress is Our Basement" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Taco dinner for Milan Woman's Club
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. $6 for three tacos.

Mike Cochrane (live lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Effects of the Sequestration on the Quad-Cities (Community Forum)
5-5:30 p.m., Community Health Care, 2750 11th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-738-3196 or 563-324-9414.

"Miss Julie" (children's musician)
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free. 309-524-2480.

Taco dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. 309-755-5622.

Sexual Identities and the Media: What to Make of Today's 24/7 Visibility, Wendy Hilton-Morrow (Tea Hour Series)
4-5 p.m., Carlsson Evald Hall, Augustana College, 3601 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7240.

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
4-6 p.m., Special Collections Classroom, Tredway Library, Augustana College, 3435 9 1/2 Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

Current social issues and the impact on America's Armed Forces
7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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