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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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