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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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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