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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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