Daily planner, Jan. 8, 2013


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Tuesday

Randall Hall (faculty recital)

8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Toddler Tales: Snow Animals
10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $3. (563) 323-5196.

Wednesday

Exploring the North Island of New Zealand, Ron and Connie Koehn
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.

"Biutiful" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7670.

Back after baby
2 p.m., Performance Physical Therapy, 4557 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 332-0585.

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

How Europeans Honored American Sacrifices in World War I and World War II, Bruce Peterson (Port Byron Historical Society)
7 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3440.

Readers' Theater by children
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480.

Taco Dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. (309) 755-5622.

Alan Sweet (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

American Identity in The Inaugural Address, Dr. Steve Klien
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury in the Church, Rev. Scott Fluegel
1-3 p.m., Jardine Auditorium, Trinity Rock Island, 2701 17th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 779-3077. Reservations recommended.

Town Hall Meeting with Local State Legislators
3-5 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-9276.

Hank Williams: Lost Highway (musical)
7:45 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $34. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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