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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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