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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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