Listed below are some upcoming events in October. Email or reply for more info.!
Tuesday Oct. 4 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Moline Public Library: “A Class Apart” film and panel discussion. The film focuses on the 1950s Jim Crow era in Texas involving the Hispanic community. The panel will use this as a “springboard” to discuss what was happening in the QC during that era.
Friday Oct. 7th – 7:30 p.m. at the University of Iowa Main Library: comic book author, cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco lectures. More info on Sacco and the lecture can be found at http://lectures.uiowa.edu/lectures/joe-sacco/ At least a few students are interested in attending from the QC. If you’re one of them, please email me. Maybe we can get a carpooling situation going! There are also students from Macomb attending.
Tuesday Oct. 13 – 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Augustana: Michael Shermer Lecture, “Why People Believe Weird Things.” The cite for more info is: http://www.augustana.edu/x11824.xml?eventid=6471 LASSO is meeting beforehand at Pizza&Subs at 5:15 if anyone is interested. Let me know; perhaps we can get an IDEAS group to joing them!
Thursday Oct. 15th – 10:00 a.m. at the MLK Center in Rock Island: WQPT will be offering a free screening of Freedom Riders, followed by comments/q&a with Diane Nash.
IDEAS will also be meeting again this month to discuss planning upcoming events in November. Watch for my email!