Black Hawk College Digest for November 11


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Posted Online: Nov. 10, 2012, 10:19 pm
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BHC closed Nov. 12 for Veterans Day

All Black Hawk College locations and facilities will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

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Experience the music of India Nov. 15 at BHC

Experience the music of India when musicians John Wubbenhorst and Samrat Kakkeri perform North Indian ragas on the bansuri (North Indian bamboo flute) and tabla (drum) at Black Hawk College.

Their performance will be from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in Building 1, Room 306 (auditorium) at the Quad-Cities Campus in Moline. Admission is free.

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Sell your stuff on eBay

Turn items from your attic and basement into cash with the Black Hawk College class, Selling on eBay.

Participants will learn how to put their unwanted items for sale on the online auction site.

The class will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 19 to Dec. 10, at the college's Adult Learning Center in Rock Island. Cost is $33.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Make a beautiful fall centerpiece

Combine the elegance of fresh flowers with the natural elements of nature to make a fall centerpiece that will compliment your home for the fall holidays.

The Black Hawk College class Fall Centerpiece will be from 5:45-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 at Lutheran Social Services in Moline. Cost is $21 plus a $35 materials fee.

To register, call Black Hawk College at (309) 796-8223.

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Explore Japanese pop culture

Do you like Japanese anime, manga or songs? Discover how popular culture is changing Japanese society in the Black Hawk College class, Introduction to the Japanese Pop Culture.

The class will be taught by a native of Japan. It will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 20 to Dec. 11, at the college's Quad-Cities Campus in Moline.

Cost is $55 for residents of the Black Hawk College district. Call for out-of-district rates.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.

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Get an introduction to e-mail

Learn the basics of e-mail in the beginner-level E-mailing Basics class at Black Hawk College.

Students will learn how to send, save and forward messages and more.

This Golden Opportunities class is designed for those 55 years and older, but all adult learners are welcome.

It will be from 12:15-2:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 at the college's Outreach Center in East Moline. Cost is $15.

To register, call (309) 796-8223.



















 



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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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