Celebrate and have fun this week in the Q-C


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Gigante will be shown as part of the 18th annual Hispanic Film Festival at 7 p.m. in Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Call (309) 794-7670 for details. Free.
Wednesday, January 16

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The Rock Island Library, 401 19th St., will show Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days at 1 p.m. Call (309) 732-7323 for details. Free.
Friday, January 18

The comedy Private Eyes by Steven Dietz will be presented at the QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. The play contains adult language. Admission is 'pay what it's worth afterward.' Call (563) 650-2396 for details.
Friday, January 18 through Sunday, January 20; Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27; Friday through Sunday, February 3

For more theatre, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Theatre' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

Human Aftertaste and Peach Pies Caburlesque will perform from 8 p.m.-midnight at Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Cover is $5. Call (309) 200-0978 for details.
Saturday, January 19

For more music, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Music' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

The annual Martin Luther King Celebration will begin at 6 p.m. at Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. It will focus on Dr. King's quote, 'Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.' The Rev Dwight Ford will speak. Performers will include The Community Gospel Chorus, The Westbrook Singers, Augustana's Gospel Choir, and the Truth Temple and Pentecostal Church of God Praise Dancers. Call (309) 794-7721 for details. Free.
Saturday, January 19

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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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