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 Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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