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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.