The 4th Annual Holiday Hat Bash will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15, at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport.
The event will once again make holidays special for seniors by providing food baskets and gifts. The evening includes music, wine, beer, a hat contest, raffles and more. Decadent gourmet hors d' oeuvres and desserts will be featured by chefs from local senior assisted living centers. Hats are suggested, but are optional.
Reservations are strongly encouraged online for easy check-in, but walk-ins are welcome. Donations also are welcome by mail or on the website.
Reservations prior to Nov. 9 pay a suggested $20 donation, which includes food and beverages. After Nov. 9 the suggested donation is $30. All proceeds will provide holiday gifts and food baskets for Quad-Cities seniors.
For information call (563) 563-386-7477 or (563) 265-1429 or visit www.hatbash.com.
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.