Daily planner, July 8, 2013


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Groundbreaking Films Series
6 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free. 563-326-7832, davenportlibrary.com.

Passport to Adventure with ventriloquist Lisa Laird and Pockets Full of Fun
10 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2440, molinelibrary.com.

John Deere Classic Golf Tournament
TPC Deere Run, John Deere Road and Colona Road, Silvis. 309-762-4653, 800-336-4655, tpc.com/tpc-deere-run.

Native American History in Rock Island, Ferrel Anderson
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

"Independence Day Throughout Europe" (travelogue)
1-2 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members. 563-386-7477. Reservations required.

Masters of Disaster, Meredith Roemerman
2 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free. 563-285-4794, scottcountylibrary.org/hours-locations/?branch=Eldridge%20Branch.

Reception for Quad-Cities Taste of Elegance Competition
5:30-8 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $15, 563-441-4246 563-349-6205, bettendorf.isleofcapricasinos.com/index.aspx.

Young Pioneers Day Camp
8 a.m.-4 p.m., Walnut Grove Pioneer Village at Scott County Park, 18817 290th St., Long Grove. 563-328-3283, deborah.leistikow@scottcountyiowa.com, scottcountyiowa.com/conservation.

Linen and blanket sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., UnityPoint Health-Trinity Moline, 500 John Deere Road, Moline. 309-779-2343, trinityqc.com/Contact-Us/Locations-(1)/Trinity-Moline.aspx.

Mercer County Fair
Mercer County Fairgrounds, SW 12th Avenue and Illinois 17, Aledo. 309-582-2350, info@mercercountyfair.org, mercercountyfair.org.

Main Avenue Jazz Band (Concert in the Park Series)
5:30 p.m. food; 7-8:30 p.m. music, Stephens Square, 601 19th St., Moline. Free. 309-797-0789.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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