MEET THE AUTHOR CONNIE MUTEL
“Tending Iowa’s Land: Pathways to a Sustainable Future,” with Connie Mutel, 6-8 p.m., Nov. 3. Connie’s new book introduces readers to Iowa’s environmental issues, those affecting its soils, water quality and flow, climate change, and the loss of biodiversity and life support systems. Fee: $20. To register or ask questions, visit www.theprairieretreat.org or call 563-374-1092.
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH RETREAT
The Hope, Faith and Love Retreat During Hard Days will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Nov. 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1330 13th St., Moline. The retreat will be led by Dr. Jason Mahn, director of the Presidential Center for Faith and Learning at Augustana College. The retreat will reference material from Dr. Mahn’s book, Neighbor Love Through Fearful Days. Registration and refreshments are at 8:30 am and the retreat will follow. Attendance is free, but reservations are required by calling the church office at 309-762-3624 by October 28. All are welcome for a morning of fellowship and learning.
AUTUMN BAZAAR AND LUNCH
The Church of the Cross Bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 5 at the Church of the Cross, 22621 Rt. 2 & 92, Port Bryon. Casserole chicken dish, variety of salads, bread roll, drink and dessert. Possibility to dine in or take away. Meal price $10. Lots of crafts, RADA items, bake sale and much more. For more information, call Diana at 309-235-4623.