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 Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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