Daily planner, Oct. 10, 2012


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Brandon Xplicit (poet/spoken word artist)

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Hawk's Nest, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 796-5464.

Daniela Olszewska And M. Bartley Seigel (SPECTRA Poetry Reading Series)

8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, (563) 324-1410.

Vietnam Veterans' Roundtable (Port Byron Historical Society)

7 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, (309) 523-3654.

Wisenheimer (Uncensored Long-Form Improv) (ages 18 and up)

8-9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5, (309) 786-1111.

Salad Luncheon

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 2312 18th Ave., Rock Island. $7, (309) 788-4050.

Muddy Boots Nature Club: Trees Are Terrific

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 S. Wapello Avenue, Davenport. $3, (563) 323-5196.

Alan Sweet (Live Lunch)

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

Harvest Bazaar and Dinner

3-7 p.m., Illinois City United Methodist Church, 12507 238th St. W., Illinois City. $9; $3.50 children, (309) 791-0024.

Open mic and jam

6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully In A Fragile World, Dr. Laura Hartman

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

"Noises Off" (farce)

7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and S. Stewart Street, Geneseo. $8 Thursday; $10 Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, (309) 944-2244.

Rozz-Tox: Pageant of Shadows

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

Signature Chefs Auction For The March Of Dimes (The Edgar Crockett Quartet)

5:30-9 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $80; $600 table of eight, (563) 265-8387.

"Smokey Joe's Cafe" (musical revue)

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Readers' Theater By Children

7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free, (309) 524-2480.




















 



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  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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