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 Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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