Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 1:00 am
Daily planner, Nov. 12, 2012
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"When Farmers Were Heroes: The Era of National Corn Husking Contests" (documentary)
A benefit for Josh Hall will be held on Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Matherville. Breakfast will be served from 6 to 11 a.m. The menu will include whole hog sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, drinks and sweet breads. There also will be a bake sale, 50/50 raffle and donated items raffle. Free will donations. Planning the event are Catholic Parishes in Mercer County and Josh's high school classmates. From left are Jeff Ortner, a classmate of Josh, Pat Slavish and the Rev. John Thieryoung, pastor of Mercer County Catholic churches.
6:30 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave., Eldridge. Free. (563) 285-4794.
Free admission in honor of Veterans Day
5-8 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 344-4106.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Hammond-Henry Hospital, 600 N. College Ave., Geneseo. Free. (309) 944-9130.
Veterans' Day Program
11 a.m., 9th Street Commons Park, 9th Street and 15th Avenue, East Moline. Free.
6 p.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.
Buddhist meditation class
6:45-8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10 seniors, $5 students. 563-322-1600.
Knit for Peace
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7315.
Pro-Colonial Dickens, Dr. Umme Al-Wazedi (Frieze Lecture Series)
2 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.
Women, Wealth and Wills, Trista Foster and Tiarr Sweere
4:30 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-6861.
United States Uprising: The Self-Emancipation of Slaves and the Spread of Jubilee After the Civil War, David Roediger
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6106.
Wildlife, PHOX, Digital Deer
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8. (309) 200-0978.
Quad Cities Interfaith fundraising breakfast
7:30-8:30 a.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, W. Lombard Street and N. Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 322-4910.
Fire as Our Ally, Dave Murcia
Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP). (563) 391-1403, ext. 3.
Europe: Progress Toward Stability?, J.D. Bindenagel
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.
Boy Scout Troop 315 Chili Supper
5-7pm, Wesley United Methodist Church, 1212 W. Calhoun, Macomb. $6 adult, $3 children and $15 for a family.
5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.