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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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