Potluck lunch in DeWitt to honor German visitor
Martin Peter Hansen of Germany is traveling throughout the United States and will be in our area beginning May 20. He is hoping to visit with the many friends of the Hausbarn in DeWitt. A potluck lunch has been planned for Saturday, May 21, at 1 p.m., at the DeWitt Community Center. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share. Drinks will be furnished. The Hausbarn will be open for viewing.
Studebakers will roll into Eldridge on Sunday
May 22 is the last Sunday the Eldridge Library will be open until fall. To highlight the day, the Big 6 River Bend Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club will display their cars in the library parking lot from 12:30 to 4 p.m. All Studebaker owners are invited to show their cars.
Leftover garage sale baby items can go to good cause
After the city-wide garage sales, unsold baby items may be donated to Katrina’s Angels, a non-profit organization that collects and disburses items to assist those in the flooded areas of Iowa.
They have an immediate need for linens, blankets, baby clothes and other items for those who are in shelters. For more information, contact the organization toll-free at (877) ANGEL-13, or email@example.com.
What are you afraid of?
What fears are keeping you from loving the people in your life more effectively? Find out this Saturday, May 21, at the next Tea and Truth Bible study at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1122 W. Central Park, Davenport.
The monthly event is open to women of all ages and denominations, meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., for a light brunch, fun and fellowship. This session’s discussions are based on the book, “Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit,” by Francis Chan. For more information, call Linda at 332-6327.
Shriners plan free screening clinic for children
A screening clinic will be held Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to noon for children at the Masonic Center, 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Davenport.
The clinic is open to children from birth to 18 years of age for possible treatment at a Shriners Hospital. Care is provided regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.
Conditions include birth defects, orthopedic problems, cerebral palsy, cleft palate, burns and burn scars, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, back injuries and scoliosis.
For more information, contact Kaaba Shriners office at (563) 386-2526. All applications
will be kept strictly confidential.
Armed Forces Appreciation Night is this Saturday
The Rock Island Arstenal Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army will host Armed Forces Appreciation Night at Modern Woodmen Park on Saturday, May 21. The gates open at 5:30 p.m., with the first pitch being thrown out at 6:50. Free bleacher/berm tickets are available for military personnel and their families by contacting the MWR Leisure & Travel office on the Rock Island Arsenal, or by calling (309) 782-5890.
On Sunday, May 22, there will be an Armed Forces open house and parade at the Arsenal. The island will open to visitors at 10:30 a.m., with the parade at noon, and festivities running until 4 p.m.