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Moline Library Press Release PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jan LaRoche   
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 13:16
Gaming Unplugged

Drop in to the Moline Public Library on Thursday, June 13 between 2:00 and 4:00 to play board and card games. Choose from our selection or bring your own. This program is open to young adults ages 11-18. No registration required. For more information call 309-524-2440 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265 or online at http://www.molinelibrary.com.

Around the World in 80 Bites

Young adults ages 11-18 are invited to the Moline Public Library on Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 to taste a sample of food from several local ethnic restaurants. Enjoy food from Italy, Mexico, Vietnam, China, Greece, and more! Registration is required. Call 309-524-2470 to sign up.  For more information call 309-524-2440 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265 or online at http://www.molinelibrary.com.

 
June 6th. 2013 " Does Six Sigma Work?" I.S.E. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 13:10
June 6th. 2013 :  7.00 p.m.
Does Six Sigma work?

Reviewing management principals  of Six Sigma.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s Six Sigma was the new method: "Transforming the way we work" : Six-Sigma was the new  customer-centered, profit-driven, defect-reduction,  people-power, process-power method of American business as publicized by management gurus and consultants to American business, and subsequently, to world business.
Did it work?
Do we continue this method or do we transform it to the next level? If so, what will this new level be?
( If you are unaware of the principals of six sigma, basic information principals will be provided)
Open discussion:
Free and open to the public.
This Thursday June 6th. 2013  evening:  Independent Scholars' Evenings:
At
The Phoenix Fine Art Gallery
1530 Fifth Avenue.  Moline. Illinois.
7.00 p.m
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. Please use the 5th Ave entrance.  The event will be held in the Dragon Gallery next to The Phoenix.
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

 
Volunteers Needed for Blues Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Written by MVBS   
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:58

The 29th annual Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is coming up July 4 through 6 at Davenport's LeClaire Park.  Volunteers are still needed for all shifts July 3 through 7, including admission gate, beer tent, set up and tear down, and backstage hospitality.  Over 200 volunteers are needed.

Volunteers receive free admission to the Blues Festival as well as a souvenir festival t-shirt.  Priority is given to Mississippi Valley Blues Society members.  "Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Blues Festival," says Patty Britt, volunteer coordinator.  "The Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is the only major blues festival in the nation that's produced by a volunteer organization, the MVBS.  We rely on volunteers to help with all aspects of the festival."

To register, go to www.mvbs.org and click on BluesFest, then Volunteers.  That will take you to the registration page.  Or call the Blues Society office at 563-32-BLUES.

 
Famous Snowflake Cutter Keith Bonnstetter is back at CASI PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sarah Arp   
Monday, 03 June 2013 10:03

Keith Bonnstetter is coming back to the Center For Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) for a snowflake cutting class. Keith has been featured on the Martha Stewart show for his elaborate snowflake cutting skills.

There’s still time and room to sign up for his class that’s being help tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. He will demonstrate and help you make a patriotic snowflake. Members $10 and Non-Members $12

Call CASI today to sign up at 563-386-7477 or stop in at 1035 West Kimberly Road, Davenport Iowa.

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For more information, please call: Sarah Arp at CASI at: 563.386.7477 ext. 229

 
Explore Travel Planning, Local History and Movies with June Events for Adults PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Lisa Lockheart   
Friday, 31 May 2013 14:21
The free Have Book Will Travel presentation features travel agent Marsha Holmes from Gulliver’s Travel Agency. She will provide guidelines for planning a trip, whether that journey involves driving or flying, or to destinations in the USA or overseas. Participants are encouraged to bring travel questions.

In other June programs for adults, the Rock Island Library will offer historic tours of Chippiannock and Riverside Cemeteries with local cemetery expert Minda Powers-Douglas. The Chippiannock tour meets at the cemetery’s 12th Avenue gate at 7:00 pm on Monday, June 10.  The Riverside tour meets at 7:00 pm on Monday, June 17, at the cemetery’s 5th Avenue gate. Both tours are free and open to the public, and will feature highlights of the art and stories behind two of the area’s oldest cemeteries. Registration is requested, but not required for the tours. To sign up, call the library at 309-732-7341.

The Rock Island Library will also show free “movie flicks” featuring films based on books during the summer. The first movie, based on the novel  Jaws, by Peter Benchley, starts at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, June 18 in the Main Library, 401 19th Street. Free popcorn will be provided.

All events are free and open to the public. The full list of summer programs is available at http://www.rockislandlibrary.org/page/summer-your-library, as well as in the Summer Events brochure and calendars available at all Rock Island Libraries. For more news about Rock Island Public Library events, call 309-732-7323 (READ) or follow the Rock Island Library on Facebook and Twitter.

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