Daily planner, Sept. 27, 2012

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Make Room for the River Upper Mississippi River Conference

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

Jason Carl Band

10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $4. (309) 793-1999.

Tribute to Dean Martin, Joe Scalissi

1 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., preceded by buffet, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $41.28 matinee; $47.55 evening. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

"Tsunami and The Cherry Blossom" (Independent and International Film Series)

7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Avey Brothers

9 p.m.-midnight, Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. (309) 797-9457.

Chicken Noodle Dinner

5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. $7.

"Screwy Cinema" (film)

6 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-7832.

Wicked River: The Mississippi When it Last Ran Wild, Lee Sandlin

7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Levee Town

8-11 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5. (563) 355-0655.

River Music Experience, Ellis Kell (Putnam Museum Guild Tea)

1:30 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1933.

Alan Sweet (Live Lunch)

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

River Cities Region: Where the Mississippi Flows West, Narveen Aryaputri (Independent Scholars' Evening)

7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 762-9202.

Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness (documentary and panel discussion)

6 p.m., Casa Community Arts Center, 1401 16th St., Moline. Free.

"Field of Dreams" (Theater Throwback)

6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members. (563) 324-1933, ext. 256.

Chocolate Walk

3-7 p.m., Main Street, Fulton. Free.

Glenn Hickson

5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.

Puppet Master I, II and III Horror Film Night (ages 17 and older)

7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free.

CASI/RSVP Silver Lining Bell Choir

10:45 a.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 386-7477.

Paper Bird

7:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, (563) 326-1333.

Craft Fair

9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. lunch available, Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St., Moline. Free, (309) 797-0789.

Soul of a Citizen: Hope in a Time of Fear, Paul Loeb (Symposium Day: Civic Engagement)

10:30 a.m., Carver Physical Education Center, Augustana College, 3500 5th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture, Dr. Deborah Willis (Thursdays at The Figge)

5-8 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. talk, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Chicken Casserole and Salad Luncheon

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Concordia Lutheran Church, 316 S. Oakwood Ave., Geneseo. $7. (309) 944-3993.

Family Resources Honor the Women Luncheon (Anne Ream, Michelle Anthony)

Noon-1:15 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $30. (563) 468-2140.

Urgent Care and the Evolving Role of Nurse Practitioners, Dr. Donald Ford, Becky Guthrie, Alyssa Wislander

Noon-1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $8; includes lunch. (309) 944-9112.

Out Loud (Open Poetry/Prose Reading)

7-9 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1410.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.

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