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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1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
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