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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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