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 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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