Daily planner, July 8, 2013


Share
Posted Online: July 07, 2013, 9:35 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
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.

















 



Local events heading








  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








(More History)