Daily planner, Sept. 26, 2012


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Muddy Boots Nature Club: Fungus Among Us

3-4:30p.m., Nahant Marsh, 4220 S. Wapello Ave., Davenport. $3. (563) 323-5196.

New Rules for Success In Education, David Cumberbatch (Parent Lecture Series)

6:30-7:30 p.m., Rivermont Collegiate, 1821 Sunset Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 359-1366.

Make Room for the River -- Upper Mississippi River Conference

Stoney Creek Inn, 101 18th St., Moline. $200; $25 students. (563) 322-2969.

Knitflicks

6 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free. (563) 326-7832.

Blackberry Bushes Stringband, Tallgrass, Jon Eric

8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $8 advance. (563) 326-1333.

Comic open-mic night (ages 18 and older)

8 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $3. (309) 786-1111.

Super Seniors Health Event

2-4 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. (309) 944-6452.

VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit Workshop

3-4 p.m., Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care, 4040 E. 55th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 210-7663.

Smokey Joe's Cafe (Musical Revue)

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Songbird Bethann (live lunch)

Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Coupe DeVille (Music on the Mississippi)

6-7:30 p.m., Ben Butterworth Parkway and 53rd Street, Moline. Free.

Old 57's

6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

Roast beef dinner for Erie United Methodist Church

5-7 p.m., Wesleyan Hall, 811 8th St. By donation. (309) 659-2541.




















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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