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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.