Daily planner, Oct. 9, 2012


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White Students Doing Racism: No Post-Racial America, Dr. Joe Feagin

7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6259.

Knit for Peace


6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7315.

"If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front" (documentary and panel discussion)

6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Jewelry Sale

7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Rock Island, 2701 17th St. (309) 779-2343.



How to Stay Young Workshop


6 p.m., Rannfeldt Family Chiropractic, 1704 E. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1514.

Buddhist Meditation Class

6:45-8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10/$5 students and seniors. (563) 322-1600.

Way Yes, Blessed Feathers, White Zephyr


8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5.



Snapshot Water Sampling Event


9 a.m.-noon, Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 391-1403, ext. 3.

Hawaii, America's Paradise (World Adventure Series)


1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $7; $5 members. (563) 324-1933.



Glenn Hickson


5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.




















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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