Daily planner, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013


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Link Solutions Inc. Career Fair
4:30-8:30 p.m., Radisson Quad City Plaza, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 322-2200, kjennings@linksol-inc.com, radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven.

Stargazing along the Lincoln Highway, Jim Rutenbeck
6 p.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545, cityoffulton.us.

State of the City Message, Dennis Pauley (Friends of the Rock Island Library)
11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 3020 30th St., Rock Island. $6.50 (includes lunch). (309) 781-1210, gustafson48@yahoo.com, fbcrockisland.com. Reservations required.

Tuesday

Bold and The Beautiful: Polychroming and Gilding in Antiquity, Benton Kidd
7:30 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7378, emilkramer@augustana.edu, augustana.edu.

Book "Speed Dating" with Young Adult Books
5-6:30 p.m., East Moline Library, 740 16th St. (309) 755-9614, empl.lib.il.us.

Shrove Tuesday pancake lunch
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Trinity Anglican Church, 1818 6th Ave., Rock Island. $5; $2.50 children. (309) 788-1641, trinityanglicanri.webs.com.

Mardi Gras Rajun Cajun Fest
5:30-7:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $30, $55 pair; $25, $45 pair (advance). (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Toddler Tales: Groundhogs & Life Underground
10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $3. (563) 323-5196, nahantmarsh@eicc.edu, nahantmarsh.org.

Germany -- Customs and Traditions, Don Thiltgen
3 p.m. and 7 p.m., DeWitt Operahouse, 712 6th Ave. $4 suggested donation. (563) 659-8213, dewitt-operahouse.com.

"Kramer vs. Kramer" (Red Carpet Re-View, Academy Award-nominated film)
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175, info@bettendorflibrary.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

Driving after 60: Keeping your most important accessory, your keys, Caryl Altemus
2-3 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.



















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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