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, 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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