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, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder. 1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire. 1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.