Daily planner, Jan. 6, 2013


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"Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

Rewind's "The WIZdom II" listening party
6-10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 716-9154, FreshEpidemics@gmail.com, rozztox.com.

Band of Sisters (documentary)
4 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $5, (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

All-you-can-eat breakfast (The Freddie Steenbock Duo)
7-11 a.m., American Legion Post 26, 702 W. 35th St., Davenport. $7. (563) 322-4971, iowalegion26.org.

Celtic music session and Celtic Vespers
4:30 p.m. music session; 5 p.m. vespers, Gloria Dei Presbyterian Church, 4200 12th St., Rock Island. (309) 788-8986, gloriadeipresbyter@att.net, gloriadeipreschurch.tripod.com.

Historic Homes and Gardens of England, Bob Oliver
1-2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-0991, vs@qcgardens.com, qcgardens.com.

Why Quilts Matter: History, Art and Politics (tour and documentaries)
1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. films, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Darlene Breuwet
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916, oakviewcountryclub.com.

Wedding Max Bridal Show
11 a.m.-3 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $10; $5 advance. (309) 797-9889, iwirelesscenter.com.

Open house
Noon-4 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 322-8844, director@gahc.org, gahc.org.





















 



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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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