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Monday, 03 October 2011 12:57

WQPT Calendar of Events

Title: “A Class Apart”: Special Screening and Discussion

Moderated by Alfred Ramirez with panelists Bob Ontiveros, Ernie Rodriquez and Henry Vargas

Where: Moline Public Library, 41st Street, Moline, Illinois

When: October 4, 2011  - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

What: American Experience’s “A Class Apart” tells the little known story of how a band of underdog Mexican-American lawyers take the Hernandez v. Texas case to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination.

Admission: Free

Sponsored by: Ascentra Credit Union with additional support from The Moline Public Library, Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Western Illinois University.


Title: WQPT presents Freedom Riders with special guest, Diane Nash

Where: Martin Luther King Community Center, Rock Island, Illinois

When: October 15, 2011 – 10:00 am

What: The public is invited to a special screening of the documentary “Freedom Riders” and then listen to Diane Nash – one of the leaders of the Freedom Rides Civil Rights movement. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Admission: Free

Sponsored by: Rock Island Community Foundation and Illinois Humanity Council


Title: Taco Tuesday WQPT Fundraiser at Mulligan’s Valley Pub

Where: Mulligan’s Valley Pub in Coal Valley, Illinois

When: October 25, 2011 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

What: Help support WQPT when you purchase $5.00 tacos. Enjoy a great meal with 100% of the proceeds benefitting WQPT. Viewers, friends and others are invited to show their support for the station while enjoying great tacos.

Admission: $5 per order of tacos

Sponsored by: Mulligan’s Valley Pub and Royal Neighbors of America


Title: WQPT Trivia Night

Where: North Hall at the Highland Park Bowl, 4202 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL.

When: November 4, 2011 at 6:00 pm

What: Enjoy a friendly competition testing your smarts at the 4th Annual WQPT Trivia Night. Bring your own snacks. Beverages are available for purchase.

Admission: Tables of 8 must be reserved. $80.00 for a table.

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