Daily planner, Nov. 11, 2012


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Logistics During the Civil War, George Eaton (Quad Cities Civil War Roundtable)
2-4 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline,. Free. (309) 743-2700.

Veterans' Day Parade
10 a.m., 4th Street And Western Street, Davenport. Free.

Pancake Breakfast
7 a.m.-noon; 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Jaws Of Life Demonstrations, Fire Department, 401 1st St., Colona. Free. (309) 792-3231.

"Nice Family Gathering" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Dr. And S. Stewart St., Geneseo. $10. (309) 944-2244.

Veterans' Day Celebration
11 a.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. Free. (309) 762-1126.

Veterans' Day Observance
11 a.m.; chili luncheon to follow, American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. Free. (309) 787-4149.

Veterans' Day Ceremony
1 p.m., Veterans' Memorial, Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free.

Veterans' Day Pancake Breakfast
7:30 a.m.-noon, Farrell Hall, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2901 24th St., Rock Island. $6; $4 children; $20 family; free veterans and active military. (309) 793-7373.

Veterans' Day Service
11 a.m., Don Cherry VFW Post 5083, 223 S. State St., Geneseo. Free.

Veterans' Day Ceremony
1 p.m., Main Flagpole Circle, National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Free.

Catfish Jazz Society Jam Party
3-7 p.m., Knights Of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 391-1532.

"Best Man" (drama)
2 p.m., The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

Veterans' Day Service
11 a.m., Reagan Memorial Park, Glassburn Street and Main Street, Tampico. Free.

Wonderland Doll, Toy and Bear Show and Sale
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3; free ages 9 and under. (319) 610-3534.

Veterans' Day Service
11 a.m., Hero Street Memorial Park, 145 2nd St., Silvis. Free. (309) 792-9181.

Unity Fest International
Noon-5 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 349-1870.

Veterans' Day tribute dinner and concert (Cathy Reynolds)
6 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. concert, United Methodist Church, 124 Butzer St., Hillsdale. Free. (309) 658-2340.

"Christmas Express" (comedy)
3 p.m., Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

Bazaar and authentic Mexican Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mary's Parish Center, 525 Fillmore St., Davenport. (563) 326-6012.

Discover the Dinosaurs
10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $15; $10 ages 65 and older and 2-11; free ages 2 and younger. (309) 788-5912.

Veterans' Day Service
9 a.m., Chippiannock Cemetery, 2901 12th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-6798, (309) 236-1633.

Lord Nelson Mass (University Chorale, Chamber Orchestra)
3 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High Street and N. Gaines Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6251.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. (309) 755-5622.

Veterans' Day Service
11 a.m., Rock Island County Courthouse, 210 15th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-6798, (309) 236-1633.

Pancake Breakfast
7:30 a.m.-noon, Fire House, 108 186th St., Barstow. $6; $2.50 ages 4-10; free ages 3 and younger. (309) 496-2901.

Veterans' Day Ceremony
2 p.m., Veterans' Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free.

Plants of the Bible Tour
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991.

Veterans' Day
1:30-4 p.m., Colonel Davenport House, N. Shore, Arsenal Island. $1. (309) 786-7336.





















 



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  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.






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