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Written by R.I. Public Library   
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 07:43
Rock Island Library is honoring the youngest victims of the Holocaust as part of a community wide remembrance of Anne Frank and the Holocaust.

 

As part of the art exhibit "A Tribute to Children of the Holocaust: Portrait Collages that Bridge the Gap Between Then and Now," the library will offer two programs on Tuesday, April 10:

4:00 p.m. to 5:30: Art reception and book signing with artist and Holocaust educator Barbara Powers. Powers will explain how the exhibit came about, and answer questions about the children it honors. Art rotunda, 2nd floor.

 

5:30 pm: Discussion of The Promise: The Moving Story of a Family in the Holocaust, co-written by Powers and Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor. The children's book is based on Schloss' childhood experiences.family. The portrait exhibit is dedicated to Schloss and her brother, a talented artist who did not survive the Holocaust.

 

A Tribute to Children of the Holocaust will be on exhibit at the Main Library from April 9 to June 8. The exhibit, and four presentations by Barbara Powers at area schools, are provided through grants from the Scott County Regional Authority and the Rock Island Community Foundation (RICF) to the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities.

 

NOTE:  Due to a staff in-service, Rock Island Libraries will close at noon on Thursday, April 5. As a result, the independent movie previously scheduled for that night has been cancelled.

 
April 5th. 2012 ISE PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Monday, 02 April 2012 08:48
Independent Scholars' Evenings :

Another lecture in the continuing series of lectures by Michael
Rosenthal on consciousness.  He will start with some formal comments on
the history of the science of consciousness.  After this formal
presentation there will be discussion and existential consciousness
exercises.

Presenter Michael Rosenthal has completed extensive graduate work in
theology, philosophy and psychology at the St. Paul Seminary and the University of Iowa and Western Illinois University.

Please attend.  Free and open to the public.

The Moline Commercial Club
1530 Fifth Avenue.  Moline. Illinois.

7.00 p.m
second floor of The Moline Club building . Above the Phoenix.

1530 Fifth Ave. Moline.

309-762-8547 for the Moline Club
309-762-9202 for The Institute.

light refreshments, wine and beverages are served.
doors open at 6.30

Independent Scholars' Evenings are sponsored by
The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd. a 501(c)3 at state and federal level since 1996.

 
Parks and Recreation Strategic Planning Meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kenneth Asta   
Monday, 02 April 2012 08:46
April 26, 6pm - 8pm, at the River's Edge

Davenport Parks and Recreation is in the process of updating their Strategic Plan for 2020. The Strategic Plan 2020 summarizes key areas of the Parks and Recreation Department and the related measurements and benchmarks that will help it realize the expectations of the community.

 
Egg-stravaganza Egg Scramble PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kenneth Asta   
Monday, 02 April 2012 08:43

Saturday, April 7 at 10am

Centennial Park*

Rain or shine, you don't want to miss this fun filled Easter egg family event!  Join B100, Davenport Parks and Recreation and the Y and celebrate spring! Bring a basket and begin your morning by participating in an egg scramble.  From there head on over to the activities.  Bring the entire family to the park and have a great time.  The Egg Scramble is divided into appropriate age groups and begins at 10am sharp.

 

*If it rains we will move inside and enjoy the great River's Edge facility.

 

Pre-registration is $3.00 per participant/ Day of event is $5.00 per participant.


Click here to: Register online.

 
Teen Poetry Contest PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jan LaRoche   
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 12:32
Students in grades 6-12 can enter one (1) original poem of up to 25 lines for a chance to win a gift certificate of up to $25. Deadline for entries is April 21. Read your poems at the Poetry Café on May 5 at 10:00 a.m. This contest is free and entry forms are available at the Moline Public Library or online at http://molinelibraryteens.. For more information call 309-524-2440 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265 or online at http://www.molinelibrary.com.

 
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