IACA Black History Month program at Moline Library


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 3:12 pm
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Press release submitted by Integrity: Arts & Culture Association



Integrity: Arts & Culture Association is sponsoring a Black History Month Program/Reception in Moline Public Library's Silver/Gold rooms (3210 41st Street, Moline) on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. The program line-up will include a monologue by local actor/playwright, Curtis Lewis; performances by Imani! Dancers & Studio for Cultural Arts; music by Marcia Muesing; a civil rights presentation by Johnnie Woods, and more! It promises to be an enjoyable, inspirational & educational day. A deaf interpreter will be present. The deaf community is warmly welcomed to join in on the celebration.

To align with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the theme is "Civil Rights in America," chronicling the important milestones in the battle for civil rights and equal treatment under the law.

To attend, RSVP as soon as possible as refreshments will be served & a head count is needed. Email admin@integrityaca.org or call 309-716-9854 with the number of attendees. This event is FREE to the public.

For more information or to schedule an interview, call 309-716-9854 or email admin@integrityaca.org.












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1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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