Daily planner, Jan. 5, 2013


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National Bird Day
1-3 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission. (563) 344-4106.

Harlem Globetrotters
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $15, $21, $28, $34, $46, $92; ages 1 and younger free on lap. (800) 745-3000.

Chuck Murphy
9 p.m.-1 a.m., The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. Free. (309) 281-1008.

Taco Dinner for the Black Hawk College Braves Softball Team
2-6 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $7. (309) 796-5606.

Crusin'
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Mississippi Valley Blues Society Holiday Party (The Candymakers)
7 p.m., Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport. $10; $5 Mississippi Valley Blues Society members. (563) 322-5837.

Night People
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. (309) 798-2423.

Walk with the Eagles
9-10:30 a.m., Credit Island, 2200 W. River Drive, Davenport. $2. (563) 328-7275.

Lonely Hearts, American Dust, Subatlantic
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

New Year Multicultural Celebration
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Broadway Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd St., Rock Island. (309) 786-2631.

Live Broadcast of "Les Troyens" (Metropolitan Opera)
11 a.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $24; $22 students; $20 seniors; $16 children. (563) 441-0242.

River Prairie Minstrels
6-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Samantha Fish, The Winter Blues All-Stars
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Fran and The Country Gentlemen
6:30-10:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. (309) 786-1111.

Crossroads
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Fargo Dance & Sports Bar, 4204 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. (309) 764-7424.

Guitar Circle with Ellis Kell, Bret Dale and Tom Swanson
2-3 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Adam Beck
6-10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000.

Belgian Waffle Breakfast
7:30-11 a.m. breakfast; 1-4 p.m. lacemakers and shop open, Center for Belgian Culture, 712 18th Ave., Moline. (309) 762-0167.

Shots 'n' Giggles (The Blacklist, Improv Comedy) and Two Comedians
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Ages 21 and older. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Rob Dahms and "Detroit" Larry Davison
6-9 p.m., Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free. (309) 787-1117.

Double D and The Sensations
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois-92, Rock Island. (309) 756-4600.

50 Shades Whiter (cabaret)
8 p.m., The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. (309) 235-1654.

Side Project (Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Ages 18 and older. $5; free for comedysportz attendees. (309) 786-1111.

Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Crabby's Bar and Grill, 826 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free. (309) 799-3300.

North of 40
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

Gray Wolf
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free. (309) 799-7515.

















 




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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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