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January Club Calendar


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Club meeting announcements for February's calendar (to be published Sunday, Jan. 27) should be submitted by Jan. 14 to Club Calendar, c/o The Dispatch, 1720 5th Ave., Moline, IL 61265, or emailed to press@qconline.com.

Jan. 1
Rocky Retired Teachers, 8 a.m. every first Tuesday, City Limits, 4514 9th St., Rock Island.
Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild, 1 and 7 p.m. every first Tuesday, First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. Meetings are open to anyone interested in quilts or quilting. Call Dorine Donaubauer, (309) 762-1292.
Andalusia Lions Club, 7 p.m. every first and third Tuesday, Lions Park, Andalusia. (309) 798-2146.
Black Hawk Hiking Club, 7 p.m., Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 817 11th Ave., Moline, New Year's Day Stroll. Bring a snack to share and a mug for hot beverage. Flashlights are encouraged. (309) 496-9024.
Knights of Columbus Leo Council 716, 7 p.m. every first Tuesday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall, 800 17th St., Silvis. Call Stan Banaszek, (309) 755-9181.
Masonic Lodge, Doric No. 319, 7 p.m. every first Tuesday, Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1800 7th Ave., Moline.
Masonic Lodge, Eureka Lodge No. 69, 7 p.m. every first Tuesday, 414 W. 1st St., Milan.
Mid West Corvette Club, 7 p.m. every first Tuesday, Eriksen Chevrolet-Buick, 325 E. 1st Ave., Milan. midwest-corvette-club.net.
Orion Chapter 93 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every first Tuesday, 606 13th Ave. A, Orion. Elevator available.

Jan. 2
Royal Neighbors of America Retirees, 11:30 a.m. every first Wednesday, Welcome Inn, Milan. Call Betty Boltz, (309) 787-6502.
Rock Island Optimist Club, noon every first and third Wednesday, Rock Island Holiday Inn, 226 17th St., Rock Island. Call Carl Becker, (309) 788-3757.
Illowa Orchid Society, 6 p.m., Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 817 11th Ave., Moline, social hour. Meeting is 7 p.m. Refreshments served. All visitors are welcome to the free event.
Paddlewheel Chapter of American Business Women's Association, 6 p.m., D'Alessandro Italian Cuisine, 1524 4th Ave., Rock Island. Call Mary Krier, (563) 449-9842.
AMVETS Riders Chapter 145 and Silvis-East Moline AMVETS Post 145, 7 p.m. every first Wednesday, AMVETS Hall, 827 15th Ave., East Moline.
Prairie Chapter No. 516 Order of the Eastern Star, 7 p.m. every first Wednesday, 18410 20th St. W., Buffalo Prairie.

Jan. 3
U.S. Navy LST Ship Veterans, 8:30 a.m. every first Thursday, Village Inn, 2001 1st St. A, Moline.
Mississippi Valley Directors of Volunteers in Agencies, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every first Thursday, Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. First meeting is free. mvdovia.org.
Republican Women of Rock Island County, 5 p.m. every first Thursday, Denny's Restaurant, 2601 52nd Ave., Moline, banquet room, social and dinner. Meeting is 6 p.m. Contact Karen English, (309) 737-3649 or kwren49@mediacombb.net.
Easy Speakers Toastmaster Club No. 5845, 6-7:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church (basement), 13th Street and 13th Avenue, Moline. Call Mitchell Greer, (563) 349-9689.
Moline Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. every first Thursday, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis, classroom 2. Guests and those interested in membership are welcome. Call Don, (309) 797-4146, or Rick, (309) 236-6394.
Pilot Club of Moline, 6:30 p.m. every first Thursday, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline, lower level. Call Carol Triebel, (309) 764-0198.
Masonic Lodge, Trio Lodge No. 57, 7 p.m. every first Thursday, 414 W. 1st Ave., Milan. Call (309) 791-9705.
Mississippi Valley Provider Association, 7 p.m. every first Thursday, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline.
Quad Cities Mothers of Twins Club, 7 p.m. every first Thursday, Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. For mothers of twins and multiples, and women expecting multiples. Call Juanita Eucker, (309) 949-2076; qcmotc2@yahoo.com.
Quad City Magic Club, Magrum-Kiefer IBM Ring 11, 7 p.m. every first Thursday, Moline Garden Center, 5th Avenue and 34th Street. Magic club for magicians of all ages and skill levels. Call Kim Meacham, (563) 383-0877.
Aledo Chapter 126 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every first Thursday, 101 S.W. 3rd St., Aledo. Elevator available.

Jan. 4
Quad Cities 2600, 5-8 p.m. every first Friday, Cool Beanz coffee house, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Open to the public for technology-related discussions.
Independent Order of Vikings, Thor Lodge No. 9, 7 p.m. every first Friday, Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. (309) 764-8758.

Jan. 5
ILLOWA Sport Flyers Club, 9 a.m. every first Saturday, Erie Airpark, 8701 Star Road. Everyone is welcome to attend. erieairpark.com or illowasportflyers.com.
Rock Island/Moline branch of American Association of University Women, 9:30 a.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Doug Schopp, executive director, Genesius Guild, will speak on "Genesius Guild Through the Years." Open to the public. Contact Helen Aden, (309) 762-1573 and Helen Gordon, (309) 787-5916.
The Writer's Studio, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every first and third Saturday, Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Writing critique group for all genres. Bring several pages to read to the group and get feedback. Free and open to everyone. Registration not needed. Call (563) 324-1410.
Black Hawk Hiking Club, 2:30 p.m., Johnson-Sauk Trail State Park, near Kewanee. Park entrance is from IL Route 78, five miles south of I-80. For information, call (309) 496-9024.

Jan. 7
Montgomery Elevator/KONE Retirees, 11:30 a.m. luncheon, Ryan's Steakhouse, 3710 39th Ave. Drive, Moline. Call Peggy Bokros, (309) 792-2664.
U.A.W. Local 865 Retirees, noon U.A.W. Hall, 630 19th St., East Moline, chicken dinner. Business meeting is 1 p.m., followed by bingo. Reservations due Jan. 3 by calling (309) 755-5273.
Milan American Legion Auxiliary, 7 p.m. every first Monday, legion hall, 515 W. 1st Ave.
Quad-Cities Computer Society, 7 p.m. every first Monday, Butterworth Educational Center, 701 12th Ave., Moline. qcs.org.
Rock Island York Rite Bodies, 7 p.m. every first Monday, Rock Island Masonic Temple, 420 18th St.

Jan. 8
Moline Public Hospital Retirees and Former Employees, 8:30 a.m. every second Tuesday, Hy-Vee, 7th Street, Moline, breakfast. (309) 764-8410.
Mississippi River Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 1 and 7 p.m. every second Tuesday, First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. Board meeting is 6 p.m. mrvc-ega.org.
Rock Island AARP Chapter 40, 1 p.m. every second Tuesday, St. James Lutheran Church, 3145 31st Ave., Rock Island.
Toastmasters Moline Club 2790, 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Anyone interested is invited. Call Merlin Swanson, (309) 788-2809, or Gil Norris, (309) 786-6505.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 227 of East Moline, 7 p.m., East Moline American Legion, 829 16th Ave.
Korean War Veterans Association, Quad Cities Chapter 168, 7 p.m. every second Tuesday, Moline American Legion, 1623 15th St.
Mississippi Valley Country Dance Association, 7 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday for line-dance lessons, Rock Island Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St. (309) 944-7246.
Quad Cities Antique Ford Club, 7 p.m. every second Tuesday, Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Call Harold Mitchell, (563) 323-0231.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 9-1, 7 p.m. every second Tuesday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 356 16th Ave., East Moline. Call (309) 755-3537 or email uscg_aux_mac@ahoo.com.
Rose Chapter 626 Order of Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every second Tuesday, 1304 5th Ave., Silvis. No elevator.

Jan. 9
Twentieth Century Women's Club of Moline, 12:15 p.m. every second Wednesday, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Come early to socialize. Call Mary Jo Davis, (309) 755-3955.
Silvis Optimist Club, 6 p.m. every second Wednesday, PK Dugan's, 1443 1st St., Silvis.
Tri City Rose and Garden Club, 6 p.m. every second Wednesday, Village Inn, North Brady Street, Davenport, dinner. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.
Milan Optimist Club, 6:30 p.m. every second Wednesday, Milan American Legion, 515 1st Ave. W. Prospective new members welcome.
Quad City Cribbage Club, 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, Svithiod Club, 1522 1/2 6th Ave., Moline.
Mississippi Valley Chapter of Muskies Inc., 7 p.m. every second Wednesday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. Use rear entrance. Call Sonny, (309) 797-1803.
Port Byron Historical Society, 7 p.m. every second Wednesday, Port Byron River Valley District Library, 214 S. Main St. Open to the public. Call Lawrence Bay, (309) 523-2046.
Quad Cities Cultural Discussion Group, 7-8:45 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, Rozz-Tox Cafe, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Jan. 10
Quad Cities' Chapter No. 50, National Association of Women in Construction, 5:30 p.m., Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. A program on obtaining LEED certification by a representative from KJWW Engineering, Rock Island, is 6 p.m. Meeting and dinner follow. For reservations, contact Julia, (309) 756-2670 or janderson@valleyconstruction.com. nawicqc.org.
Silvis Garden Club, 6:30 p.m. every second Thursday, McGehee Center, Schadt Park, 4th Avenue and 12th Street, Silvis, meeting. Open to all Quad-Cities residents. Visitors welcome. Refreshments and horticulture education program at 7 p.m. Call Jo Clark, (309) 496-9999, or Kathy Hall, (309) 792-0800.
Clara Lodge No. 118, Independent Order of Vikings, 7 p.m. every second Thursday, Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline, (309) 764-8758.
Quad City Knitters Guild, 7-9 p.m. every second Thursday, Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. All levels of experience. Visit qcknit.blogspot.com, email qcknit@gmail.com or call Cindy, (563) 332-7750.
Quad City Stamp Club, 7 p.m. every second Thursday, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 412 10th St., Moline. Visitors and prospective members are welcome.
Rock Island Knights of Columbus, Allouez Council 658, 7 p.m. every second Thursday, St. Pius X Catholic Church, Farrell Hall, 2901 24th St., Rock Island. Call Glenn Wells, (309) 786-8168.
Shades of the Mississippi River Decorative Artists, 7 p.m. every second Thursday, Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant St. Bi-state chapter of Society of Decorative Painters. Visitors welcome. (309) 788-8115.
Mystic Chapter 160 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every second Thursday, 110 N. East St., Cambridge.

Jan. 11
Geneseo AARP Chapter No. 379, 1 p.m. every second Friday, Geneseo Senior Citizen Center, 541 E. North St. Open to public.

Jan. 12
Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter "O," 8 a.m. every second Saturday, breakfast, The Machine Shed, 7250 Northwest Blvd., Davenport. Meeting is 9 a.m. Guests and those interested in membership are welcome. Call (309) 799-7522 or email englishdj@mchsi.com.
Green River Valley Amateur Radio Society Ham Radio Club, 9 a.m. every second Saturday, Red Cross building, 1100 River Drive, Moline. Visitors and prospective members are welcome.
Quad Cities Scale Modelers, 1-4 p.m. every second Saturday, Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 10th Street and 11th Avenue, Moline. Interested scale modelers welcome. Call Bob, (309) 762-4235.
Black Hawk Hiking Club, 2:30 p.m., Sylvan Island Park, Moline. Parking is near the entrance at 1st Avenue and 2nd Street, Moline. (309) 496-9024.

Jan. 13
BlackHawk Chapter, ABATE of Illinois Inc., 1:30 p.m. every second Sunday, PK Dugan's, 1443 1st St., Silvis. This meeting of motorcycle riders and interested people is aimed toward education and protecting rights.

Jan. 14
Friends of the Rock Island Library, 11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 3020 30th St., Rock Island. Cost is $6.50; includes lunch. Reservations required; call (309) 781-1210 or email gustafson48@yahoo.com. Program is "Titanic-Two Passengers" by with Tom and Wanda Hanson. Meeting open to nonmembers.
Mississippi Valley Ski Club, second Monday, September through February, Bennigan's, 909 Middle Road, Bettendorf; social time, 6 p.m.; meeting and program are 7. Call Jean, (563) 359-9588, or Carol, (563) 381-2172.
Pieceful Quilters, 6:30 p.m. every second Monday, First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Bring your sewing machine, fabric, tools and questions. Call Velma, (309) 788-4663, or Karin, (309) 786-4977.
Popular Astronomy Club, 7 p.m., Augustana College Planetarium, Rock Island. Visitors and prospective members are welcome. Call Wayland, (563) 332-4032, or Alan (309) 797-3120. pacastronomy.50megs.com.
Silvis Masonic Lodge 898, 7 p.m. every second Monday, lodge building, 1304 5th Ave., Silvis.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 93, 7 p.m. every second Monday, Coast Guard Auxiliary Station, Sunset Marina, Rock Island. Supper at 6:30 p.m.
Milan American Legion, 7:30 p.m. every second Monday, Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan, (309) 787-4149.
Valley Chapter 274 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every second Monday, 2206 1st St., Coal Valley. No elevator.

Jan. 15
Henry/Rock Island County Project Linus Chapter, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every third Tuesday, First Lutheran Church, 114 E. Main St., Geneseo. Call (309) 944-2190 or email djconrad@mchsi.com.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees, NARFE, Blackhawk Chapter No. 338, 1 p.m. every third Tuesday, Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Guest speaker is Linda Polich on "Genealogy: A Peek Into Your Past."
East Moline Roy S. Wise VFW Auxiliary Unit 2056, 6 p.m. every third Tuesday, VFW Post, 257 17th Ave., East Moline.
Mississippi Valley Woodcarvers Association, 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday, The Woodcraft Shop, 2724 State St., Bettendorf. Call The Woodcraft Shop, (309) 658-2639. mvwoodcarvers.org.
QCMUG (Quad Cities Macintosh Users Group), 6:30-8:30 p.m., every third Tuesday, Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Guests are welcome. Family memberships are $24 per year. qcmug.org.
Quad Cities Woodturners, 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday, Desoto Building, 2324 3rd Ave., Rock Island. qcwoodturners.org.
Rock Island Conservation Club, 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday, 2421 Big Island Parkway, Milan, board of directors meeting. Membership meeting is 7:30 p.m. All members are invited to both meetings. A light meal is provided between meetings for a donation. Call (309) 787-4770 for information.
Andalusia Lions Club, 7 p.m. every first and third Tuesday, Lions Park, Andalusia. (309) 798-2146.
Andalusia Chapter 617 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday, 111 1st St., Andalusia. Meet on second floor; no elevator.
Geneseo Chapter 275 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday, 313 W. Elk St., Geneseo. Meet on second floor; no elevator.

Jan. 16
Q.C. UAW Retired Workers Council, noon lunch and meeting every third Wednesday. Make reservations the Monday before the meeting; (309) 781-0478.
Rock Island Optimist Club, noon every first and third Wednesday, Rock Island Holiday Inn, 226 17th St., Rock Island. Call Carl Becker, (309) 788-3757.
Rock Island County Democratic Women's Club, 5:30 p.m. every third Wednesday, PK Dugan's, 1443 1st St., Silvis. Call Kate Jennings, (309) 517-3817.
Quad Cities Cruisers, 7 p.m. every third Wednesday, general membership meeting, Stashu's Pizza, 4206 44th Ave., Moline, (563) 355-0036.

Jan. 17
Easy Speakers Toastmaster Club No. 5845, 6-7:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church (basement), 13th Street and 13th Avenue, Moline. Call Mitchell Greer, (563) 349-9689.
East Moline Silvis Jaycees, 7 p.m. every third Thursday, McGehee Center, Schadt Park, 12th Street and 4th Avenue, Silvis. Call Harley Nicely, (309) 631-1928.
Quad City Coin Club, 7 p.m. every third Thursday, Garden Center of Moline Park Board, Riverside Park, 5th Avenue and 34th Street.
Rock Island American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. every third Thursday, Rock Island VFW, 3715 9th St.

Jan. 19
Military Vehicle Preservation Association-Quad Cities Chapter (QCMVPA), 9 a.m. every third Saturday, Davenport "Ice House," 307 Myrtle St. Military collector enthusiasts dedicated to the restoration and preservation of vintage World War II to Vietnam-era military vehicles. Visitors welcome. Call Boots, (563) 326-4538, or John, (309) 496-2800.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Little Deere/Fort Armstrong Chapter, 9:30 a.m. every third Saturday, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline.
The Writer's Studio, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every first and third Saturday, Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Writing critique group for all genres. Bring several pages to read to the group and get feedback. Free and open to everyone. Registration not needed. (563) 324-1410.
Black Hawk Hiking Club, 2:30 p.m., 524 E. George Washington Blvd., Davenport, annual potato soup hike. A donation will be accepted for soup. (309) 496-9024.

Jan. 21
The Rock Island County Historical Society Friends, 11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. Cost is $7.50 for Swiss steak. Dr. Norm Moline will present "Sylvan Island; 143 Years of Landscape Change." Call the Rock Island County Historical Society Library, (309) 764-8590, for reservations by 4 p.m. Jan. 17. The public is invited.
Quad City Clown Troupe, 7 p.m. every third Monday, Community Christian Church, 4330 12th Ave., Moline. Learn to clown for fun and community events. Open to the public. Call Jim, (309) 314-6026, or Karin, (563) 326-2214.
Sons of Norway Storelva Lodge 1-655, 7 p.m. every third Monday, Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free and open to the public. Call Linda Shoesmith, (563) 355-7778.
Moline Chapter 258 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every third Monday, 1800 7th Ave., Moline, third floor. Elevator available.

Jan. 22
Toastmasters Moline Club 2790, 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Anyone interested is invited. Call Merlin Swanson, (309) 788-2809, or Gil Norris, (309) 786-6505.
Mississippi Valley Country Dance Association, 7 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday for line-dance lessons, Rock Island Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St., (309) 944-7246.
Quad Cities Victory Riders No. 421 of the Christian Motorcyclists Association, 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Denny's, 2601 52nd Ave., Moline. Call Darrell or Sue Abney, (309) 949-2040.
Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society, 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Rock Island County Historical Society Library, 822 11th Ave., Moline, (309) 764-8590.

Jan. 23
Silvis Optimist Club, noon every fourth Wednesday, PK Dugan's, 1443 1st St., Silvis.
Quad City Cribbage Club, 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, Svithiod Club, 1522 1/2 6th Ave., Moline.
Quad Cities Cultural Discussion Group, 7-8:45 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, Rozz-Tox Cafe, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Jan. 28
River Valley 150th Anniversary Civil War Roundtable, 6 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Every fourth Monday we will discuss the events of the Civil War during that month 150 years ago. Everyone is invited. Call Lawrence Bay, (309) 523-2046.
Moline American Legion Auxiliary, 7 p.m. every fourth Monday, Moline Legion Post Home, 1623 15th St., regular meeting.
Milan Chapter No. 326 Order of the Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m. every fourth Monday, 106 W. 4th St., Milan. Meets on second floor; no elevator.

Jan. 30
Hanson School Retirees, 9 a.m., City Limits, 4514 9th St., Rock Island.

Jan. 31
Easy Speakers Toastmaster Club No. 5845, 6-7:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church (basement), 13th Street and 13th Avenue, Moline. Call Mitchell Greer, (563) 349-9689.

Weekly club meetings

Every Monday
Kiwanis Club of Rock Island, noon, Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island.
Moline Rotary Club, noon, Believers Together Center, Christ the King Church, 3209 60th St., Moline.
Quad Cities Bridge Club, noon, Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant St., duplicate games. Call George, (563) 355-4850.
East Moline/Silvis Kiwanis Club, 6 p.m., Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis. Call Mike, (309) 792-3131.
Quad Cities Illinois Rotary Club, 6 p.m., Hy-Vee, second floor meeting room, 750 42nd Ave., Moline.
Andalusia Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. euchre tournament, Lions Club, 302 2nd St. W., Andalusia. (309) 798-2146.
Shire of Andorra, a chapter of Adrian Empire Inc., 7-8:45 p.m., East Moline Public Library, 740 16th Ave.; specializes in medieval re-enactments. (309) 796-4241.
Quad-Cities Ceili Club, 7-9 p.m., Jazzercize of Bettendorf, 2350 Spruce Hills Drive; adult Irish social dance, ceili and set dancing. $4 for nonmembers. A partner is not required; no previous experience is necessary. Beginners call (563) 386-7551.

Every Tuesday
T.O.P.S., weigh-in 9-9:30 a.m., meeting 9:30-10:30 a.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 1611 41st St., Moline. Call Pat, (309) 755-8615.
Moline Noon Kiwanis Club, noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1330 13th St., Moline. molinekiwanis.org.
Rock Island Rotary Club, noon, Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island.
Illowa Chess Club, 6:45 p.m.,The Dispatch Annex Building, 515 18th St., Moline. quadcitychess.com.
Fairmount Fireside Knitting Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. All-ages group completes knitting projects for local charities. Yarn, needles and knitting instructors are available; donations of supplies are welcome. Call Angie, (563) 326-7893.
Quad Cities Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant St., duplicate games. Call George, (563) 355-4850.
Quad City Banjoliers, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 620 22nd St., Moline. (309) 796-3817.
Bend of the River Barbershop Chorus, 7:30 p.m., Northcrest Baptist Church, 3004 56th St., Moline.

Every Wednesday
Moline Breakfast Optimist Club, 7:30 a.m., Windmill Family Restaurant, 1190 42nd Ave., East Moline.
Business Network International, Wednesday Wake-up Chapter, 8:15-9:45 a.m., Moline John Deere Road Hy-Vee. Any professional looking to grow their business is welcome to visit. Cost is $10 for Hy-Vee breakfast.
Quad Cities Bridge Club, noon, Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant St., duplicate games. Call George, (563) 355-4850.
Andalusia Lions Club, 1 p.m. euchre tournament, Lions Club, 302 2nd St. W., Andalusia. (309) 798-2146.
Bosom Buddies of the QC, 1:15-3:15 p.m. every Wednesday the Trinity Moline Cafe is open, 500 John Deere Road, (309) 792-5839. Knitting group making lightweight, breathable breast prostheses and giving them away.
Children's Book Club, 2 p.m., Broadway Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd St., Rock Island. Call Vikki, (309) 786-2631.
Davenport Evening Optimist Club, 6 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 5202 N. Brady St., Davenport.
Viking Club of Moline, 6 p.m. bingo, Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Public is invited.(309) 764-3753.
Rock Island Evening Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Lions Home Association, 4329 8th Ave., Rock Island.
Q-C Cloggers, intermediate at 5 p.m. and beginners at 7 p.m., Square and Round Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. Call Mary Ann, (563) 289-5742.

Every Thursday
Hauberg Civic Center Senior Citizens Card Players, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 1300 24th St., Rock Island; bridge, 500, etc. Lunch is $2.50.
RSVP Silver Linings Bell Choir, 10-11:30 a.m., Center for Active Seniors, Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Meets for practice May through September, with concerts at area nursing/retirement homes July through September. Call the RSVP office, (309)-793-4425.
Rock Island Golden K Kiwanis Club, 10 a.m., Friendship Manor, 1209 21st St., Rock Island.
Davenport Kiwanis Club, noon, Blackhawk Hotel, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport.
Milan Area Rotary Club, noon, Pinnacle Country Club, Milan. milanarearotary.org.
C.A.S.I. New Horizons band, 12:15-1:45 p.m., Center For Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Meets for practice March through December, with concerts throughout the season. Membership is for those 50 and older. All levels of music ability are accepted. New members are encouraged to join. Call Bob Gaston, (563) 332-1618 or CASI, (563) 386-7477.
Rotary Club of East Moline, 12:15 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3801 7th St., East Moline.
Andalusia Lions Club, 1 p.m. euchre tournament, Lions Club, 302 2nd St. W., Andalusia. (309) 798-2146.
Quad Cities Juggling Club, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Call Dusty Galbraith, (309) 737-0160.
Quad Cities Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant St., duplicate games. Call George, (563) 355-4850.
Chordbusters Barbershop Chorus, 6:45 p.m., Davenport Family Y, 606 W. 2nd St.; men's recreational chorus. Call Amos Glanz, (563) 650-3884.
Gentlemen's Chess Club, 7-10 p.m., 1101 W. 4th St., Davenport. There are workshops for improvement and games to be played.
Hersong, Quad-Cities Women's Chorus, 7 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 4501 7th Ave., Rock Island. (309) 737-9898.
Q-C Kids of the Q-C Cloggers, 7 p.m., Square and Round Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. Call Rita, (563) 326-1570, or Mary Ann, (563) 289-5742.
Solo Steppers Square Dance Club, 7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. All welcome to enjoy main stream and plus level dancing with round dancing between tips. Cost is $4.50; $4 for members. (309) 762-8252 or (309) 799-5119.

Every Friday
Moline Masonic High Twelve, noon program, Denny's Restaurant, 2601 52nd Ave., Moline. Masons and ladies welcome. Call Arlin Neumann, (309) 797-1455.

Every Saturday
Mikey's Thread Crafters, 1 p.m., Country Style Ice Cream, 4115 Kennedy Drive, East Moline. Call Jackie, (309) 797-1912.
Quad Cities Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Hy-Vee, 2900 Devils Glen Road, duplicate games. Call George, (563) 355-4850.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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