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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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