Daily planner, Jan. 9, 2013


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Chicken dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $6. (309) 762-1126, post246@mchsi.com.

Town hall meeting with local state legislators
3-5 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-9276, genesishealth.com/ghi.

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

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

Arm-wrestling competition
6 p.m. registration; 8 p.m. competition, The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 332-1561, info@Sportrons.com, qcclubhouse.com.

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, rivervalleylibrary.org.

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

Back after Baby
2 p.m., Performance Physical Therapy, 4557 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 332-0585, scheduling@pptqc.com, pptqc.com.

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

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, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

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

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

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury in the Church, the Rev. Scott Fluegel
1-3 p.m., Jardine Auditorium, Trinity Rock Island, 2701 17th St. Free. (309) 779-3077, burrouss@ihs.org, trinityqc.com/Contact-Us/Locations-(1)/Trinity-Rock-Island.aspx. Reservations recommended.

"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
7:45 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $34. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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