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 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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