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 Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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