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, 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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