Daily planner, Nov. 13, 2012


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Knit for Peace
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7315.

Pro-Colonial Dickens, Dr. Umme Al-Wazedi (Frieze Lecture Series)
2 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Women, Wealth and Wills, Trista Foster and Tiarr Sweere
4:30 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-6861.

United States Uprising: The Self-Emancipation of Slaves and the Spread of Jubilee After the Civil War, David Roediger
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6106.

Wildlife, PHOX, Digital Deer
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8. (309) 200-0978.

Quad Cities Interfaith fundraising breakfast
7:30-8:30 a.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 322-4910.

Fire as our Ally, Dave Murcia
Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP). (563) 391-1403, ext. 3.

Europe: Progress Toward Stability?, J.D. Bindenagel
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Boy Scout Troop 315 Chili Supper
5-7 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 1212 W. Calhoun, Macomb. $6 adult, $3 children and $15 for a family.

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

Wednesday

Pieta Brown and the Sawdust Collective, Sean Rowe
8 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Kick-off presentation for The Child Next Door: Quad Cities Human Trafficking Conference
6:30-8 p.m., John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

Men of Fortune, American Dust, White Zephyr
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Vendor show
5-8 p.m., Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 793-1541.

Bethann Gavin (musical happy hour)
4-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Comedian Neil Hamburger (ages 18 and older)
8 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $8. (309) 786-1111.

"I Wanted to Live" (drama), Seton Middle School
6:30 p.m., Culemans Memorial Hall, 1400 16th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 764-5418.

Lars Rehnberg (Live Lunch)
Noon-1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

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

Lyle Beaver And Dave (Turkey Trot Dance)
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8. (563) 284-5165.

Free weatherization workshop
7 p.m., Sustainable Business Center, 2900 W S. St, Galesburg. Free, 309-343-1191.

Readers' theater by children
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480.

Taco Dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. (309) 755-5622.












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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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