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, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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