Daily planner, Jan. 15, 2013


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Quad-Cities KIX Band
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Fairmount Wetland Vegetation Inventory and Restoration, Bob Bryant
Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP). (563) 391-1403, ext. 3.

Netta Bartholomew Anderson Tea Party (portrayal by Dr. Ann Boaden)
7 p.m., Netta Bartholomew Anderson House, 917 19th St., Rock Island. Free.

Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies, Dr. Paul Connett
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (563) 324-4716.

ITunes 11: Why You Want To Upgrade and How to Customize ITunes Operations (Quad Cities Macintosh Users' Group)
6:30-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free.

Wednesday

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

"In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin" (Evening Contemporary Books Discussion Group)
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4179.

Arm-Wrestling Competition
6 p.m. registration; 8 p.m. competition, The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. $10 entry fee; free spectators. (563) 332-1561.

Evening with Julian Lage
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $15; $12 advance. (563) 326-1333.

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

Dance (John and Kay Retzl)
12:30-2:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. $2. (309) 797-0789.

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

Spirit of Hope Coffee
8:45-10:30 a.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3801 7th St., East Moline. $6. (309) 236-0701, (309) 787-2339.

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

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

Winter Sunset Hike
4-5 p.m., Nahant Marsh, 4220 S. Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5. (563) 323-5196. Registration encouraged.

Caleb's Crossing (Afternoon Contemporary Books Discussion Group)
1-2:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4179.

Football, Bob Reade
7 p.m., Western District Library, 1111 4th St., Orion. Free. (309) 526-8375.

"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (Musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Macho Miners in an Underground Heaven and an Above-Ground Hell, Brian Leech (Tea Hour Series)
4-5 p.m., Carlsson Evald Hall, Augustana College, 3601 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7240.



















 



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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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