Fairy House Workshop at Q-C Botanical Center May 5


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Posted Online: April 18, 2013, 2:35 pm
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Press release submitted by Quad City Botanical Center


Fairy House Workshop

Sunday. May 5, 2013- 1pm - Fairy House Workshop. Quad City Botanical Center 2525 4th Ave. Rock Island, IL Create your very own fairy house. You will also learn about fairy gardens and themes. Each participant will make their very own little fairy house to take home. Cost is $10.00 per person (This cost also includes your admission to the Quad City Botanical Center) the workshop is for Adults and Children 8 years and older. Reservations required, please call 309-794-0991 x 208 or email edu@qcgardens.com. Reservation must be made before May 2.

















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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