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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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