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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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