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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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