Daily planner, Jan. 1, 2013


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Barefoot Becky and The Ivanhoe Dutchmen
Noon-6 p.m. food available; 2-6 p.m. dance, Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $10. (563) 284-5165.

Jordan Danielsen
10 p.m.-2 a.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000, davenport.isleofcapricasinos.com.

New Year's Day champagne breakfast
9 a.m.-noon, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. $7. (309) 764-4687.

Relay for Life of Rock Island County
6 p.m., Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. (309) 794-0601, stacey.dutton@cancer.org, bhc.edu.

First-in float (Saukenuk Paddlers Canoe and Kayak Club)
1 p.m., Marquette Street Boat Ramp, Davenport. rivers-end.org/saukenuk.

Hangover Fest XII
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Ill. Rte. 84 N., Cordova. $12; $3 children. (309) 654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

Lunchtime Meditation
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 W. 3rd Street (entrance on Scott Street), Davenport. Free. (563) 322-1600, info@meditateiniowa.org, meditateiniowa.org/lunchtime-meditation.

Wednesday

Cultural Exchange to Ireland with Fulton volunteers, Heidi Kolk, Betty Wiebenga, Judy Holesinger, Pam Van Zuiden
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

Ken Paulsen Quartet featuring Darlene
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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