November 10: 10:00 a.m. The Davenport City Cemetery Partnership will hold an event to commemorate the Centennial of the end of WW1 and Veterans Day beginning at 10:00 at City Cemetery, 1625 Rockingham Road, Davenport. Presentations about WW1, the veterans buried in the cemetery, poetry reading in English and German as well as live musical performances will be included in the program. The sexton’s cottage at the cemetery will also be open and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the cemetery before and after the event. Limited parking within the cemetery for persons with special needs can be found by entering the west drive or the cemetery.
November 10: Davenport Family History Center Free Workshop – Why did Grandpa Move? [Migration] 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call 563-386-7547.
November 10: SECOND SATURDAYS: ST. MARTIN’S DAY HEDGEHOG LANTERNS 1-2 p.m. German-American Heritage Center – All Children and Students with ID get FREE ENTRY to the museum and the exhibits all day! http://gahc.org/event/second-saturdays-st-martins-day-hedgehog-lanterns/
November 11 – Veteran’s Day at the Colonel Davenport House
The Colonel Davenport House will be open on Veteran’s Day from 2-4 p.m. Admission is $1.00 for adults/seniors. Kids 12 and younger and active and retired military are free. George Davenport served in the U.S. Army in the early 1800’s to 1815. He came to this area as an Army supplier in 1816 to establish Ft. Armstrong.
NOVEMBER 11 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM German American Heritage Center THE DEMISE OF GERMAN-IOWAN NEWSPAPERS DURING WORLD WAR I http://gahc.org/event/the-demise-of-german-iowan-newspapers-during-world-war-i/
November 12th: All Davenport Public Libraries closed in honor of Veteran’s Day
November 14th: 1-3 p.m. The Library | MAIN Special Collections Pop-up! Topic: Naming Practices and Genealogy Mini-program appropriate for all ages.
November 14: WWI Lecture Series “Armistice, the Russian Expedition, and Occupation of Germany” 2:00 p.m. Rock Island Public Library – Main Branch and 6:00 p.m. Davenport Public Library – Eastern Branch
November 18: The American/Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society (ASHHS) annual meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Walcott American Legion, 121 W. Bryant St., Walcott, Iowa. The program is free and open to the public. The speaker will speak about Dubuque Seminary. The American Legion Hall is handicap accessible. For more information, call Mary Ann Muller 563-284-6640, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOVEMBER 18 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM German-American Heritage Center ART AND THE NAZI PARTY http://gahc.org/event/art-and-the-nazi-party/
November 22 – 23: Davenport Public Library Closed
November 27: 6:30 p.m. The Library | MAIN Genealogical Perspectives Mobile Genealogy: Genealogy On-the-Go with the iPad by Lisa Louise Cooke
November 28th: 1-3 p.m. The Library | MAIN Special Collections Pop-up! Topic: Locating Local Photographs Mini-program appropriate for all ages.
December 3: Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society Meeting at Davenport Public Library|Main in Lower Level Meeting room 6:30 p.m. PROGRAM: New and Must-Have Google Tips for Genealogy Installation of Officers
December 9 – Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation Christmas Tea at Quarters One
See Quarters One decorated for the holidays while enjoying an afternoon Christmas Tea. You will receive a guided tour of this historic mansion. There will be two seatings.
High Tea – 12 noon with heartier savory and sweet delights and several types of tea ($30)
Afternoon Tea – 3 p.m. with a selection of sweet treats and several types of tea ($20)
December 15: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Christkindlmarkt Craft Fair German-American Heritage Center & Museum
December 24 – 25: Davenport Public Library Closed
December 27: 6:30 p.m. The Library | MAIN Genealogical Perspectives New and Must-Have Google Tips for Genealogy with Lisa Louise Cooke
December 31st: Davenport Public Libraries Closed
2019 Happy New Year!!!
January 1st: Davenport Public Libraries Closed
January 7th – No meeting for Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society
January 29th: 6:30 p.m. The Library | MAIN Genealogical Perspectives: Google Earth for Genealogy with Lisa Louise Cooke
February 4th: Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society Meeting 6:30 p.m. Large Meeting Room Davenport Public Library | MAIN Program: How the Genealogist Can Remember Everything with Evernote
February 26: 6:30 p.m. The Library | MAIN Genealogical Perspectives: Get Started with Evernote with Lisa Louise Cooke