Time Out Calendar for Jan. 17-23, 2013


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Jan. 17: Quilters Appreciation Day
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. appraisals; 5 to 7 p.m. activities; 7 p.m. talk, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Jan. 17: Quad Cities Bicycling for the Future meeting
5:30 p.m. social; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. meeting, Rooms 103-104, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline. Free, (309) 788-1845, wiu.edu/qc.

Jan. 17: "Rape as a Means of Political Power Play," session one, Narveen Aryaputri (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free, (309) 762-9202, themolinecommercialclub.com.

Jan. 17: "A Night With Nicholas Sparks' Safe Haven: Filmmakers, Author and Stars Bring the Book to Life"
7 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $12.50, (563) 441-0242, ravemotionpictures.com/theater.aspx?id=37.

Jan. 17: The Blushing Gun
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, (309) 793-1999, ribco.com.

Jan. 17: Nick Vasquez (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 17: "Emotifs Anonymes" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

Jan. 17, 23: Arm-wrestling competition
6 p.m. registration; 8 p.m. competition, The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. $10 entry fee; free spectators. Also Jan. 24, 30, 31, Feb. 1. (563) 332-1561, qcclubhouse.com.

Jan. 17: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance with author Omar Tyree
11 a.m., Heritage Hall, Building 60, Rock Island Arsenal. Free.

Jan. 17: "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" (film) and potluck
Noon, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, registration required, (309) 523-3440, rivervalleylibrary.org.

Jan. 17: "Debunking the Myths: Stereotypes and Misconceptions," Imam Saad Baig, Rabbi Tamar Grimm, Father Mike Schaab
7 to 8:30 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2502 29th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 793-7356, stpiusri.catholicweb.com.

Jan. 17: A Night of Jazz (Black Hawk College Jazz Band, Bebop)
5:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 200-0978, rozztox.com.

Jan. 17: Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30 to10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members, (309) 441-5880, popqc.org.

Jan. 17: Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655, themuddywaters.com.

Jan. 17: "The Impending Crisis: America Before the Civil War, 1848-1861" (book discussion)
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, registration required, (309) 524-2470, molinelibrary.com.

Jan. 17: Quad-Cities Women's Outdoor Club annual meeting
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Short Hills Country Club, 2500 11th St, East Moline. RSVPs required, (563) 449-6686, shorthillscc.com.

Jan. 17: "A New Year of Expanding Horizons" (Geneseo Women's Connection luncheon meeting)
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $10; includes lunch, reservations appreciated, (309) 944-1255, thecellar.info.

Jan. 18: Rose 'n Thorns (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 18, 19: Jordan Danielsen
6 to10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, (563) 441-7000, davenport.isleofcapricasinos.com.

Jan. 18-20, 23: "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
7:45 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 5:45 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, preceded by meal. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $48 except matinee, $42; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $29.50; show-only 18 and younger, $22. Through March 9. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Jan. 18, 19: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, (309) 786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Jan. 18: FireSale, Two Peace, The Fast Clydes
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 18: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" (film)
1 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Jan. 18: Lost Country Dancers' dance
7:30 to 11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5, (309) 764-9357.

Jan. 18: Travis LeDoyt (Elvis Presley tribute)
7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $15; $10 advance, (800) 843-4753, qcwcc.com/index.aspx.

Jan. 18, 19: The FunkDaddies
8 p.m. to midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Ill.-92, Rock Island. Free, (309) 756-4600, jumerscri.com/edje.aspx.

Jan. 18: Percussion Ensemble
8 p.m., Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

Jan. 18: Country-western dance
7 to 11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7, (309) 269-4235, silverspurdancehall.com.

Jan. 18-20: "Ghost of a Chance" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10, (309) 762-0330, playcrafters.com.

Jan. 18: The Bucktown Revue (music and comedy, old-fashioned webcast radio program)
7 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $12, (563) 940-0508.

Jan. 18: Quad City Mallards vs. Texas Brahmas
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. (800) 745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Jan. 18: Laugh Hard (stand-up comedy showcase)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, (309) 786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Jan. 18: Joe and Vicki Price
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655, muddys.info.

Jan. 18: Minus Six
9:30 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $6, (309) 793-1999, ribco.com.

Jan. 18: "Laughter Yoga," Pam Berenger (Brown Bag Lunch)
Noon, Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, (309) 524-2440, molinelibrary.com.

Jan. 18: Trent Avery and Buckshot
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631, martinisontherock.com.

Jan. 18: Wheel 'n' Steppers square dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $9 couple; $8 couple members, (563) 445-6625.

Jan. 18: Illinois Special Olympics Law Enforcement Polar Plunge information meeting
4 to 5 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, (309) 781-5052, molinelibrary.com.

Jan. 18: Rob Dahms
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, (309) 787-1117, milanlanes.com/bowling.asp?Page=Skinny%20Legs%20BBQ.

Jan. 18: The Night People
6 to 9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

Jan. 18-20: "Private Eyes" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, The QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward. Also Jan. 25-27; Feb. 1-3. (563) 650-2396, qctheatreworkshop.org/QC_Theatre_Workshop.html.

Jan. 18: Sarah Allner and The Softache
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 19: Quad City Mallards vs. Denver Cutthroats
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. (800) 745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Jan. 19: Crossroads
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Office Bar and Grill, 305 3rd St., Sherrard. Free, (309) 593-9876.

Jan. 19: Celebrate. Skate! public session
2:45 to 4:45 p.m., The River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. (563) 328-7275.

Jan. 19: The Paragon Trombone Quartet
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, augustana.edu.

Jan. 19: Live broadcast of "Maria Stuarda" (Metropolitan Opera)
11:55 a.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $24; $22 students; $20 seniors; $16 children, (563) 441-0242, ravemotionpictures.com/theater.aspx?id=37.

Jan. 19: Mouse Mania
1 to 3 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission, (563) 344-4106, familymuseum.org.

Jan. 19: Hard Ball
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Hawkeye Tap, 4646 Cheyenne Ave., Davenport. Free, (563) 391-3096, hawkeyetap.net.

Jan. 19: Wild Oatz
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Purgatory's Pub, 2104 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-2985.

Jan. 19: Human Aftertaste, Peach Pies Caburlesque
8 p.m. to midnight, Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, (309) 200-0978, rozztox.com.

Jan. 19: The Funktastic 5
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, (309) 799-7515, mulligansvalleypub.com.

Jan. 19: The Fry Daddies
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, (309) 787-1117, milanlanes.com/bowling.asp?Page=Skinny%20Legs%20BBQ.

Jan. 19: Propaganda
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631, martinisontherock.com.

Jan. 19: "Shots 'n' Giggles" (The Blacklist, improv comedy) and two comedians (ages 21 and up)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, (309) 786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Jan. 19: The Ken Paulsen Quartet featuring Darlene
7 to 10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $10, (563) 284-5165.

Jan. 19: Winter Wine Experience (Public Candy)
5 to 8 p.m., River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $35; $25 advance; $20 members and groups of five and up, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 19: The V3NTO Brass Trio (Quad City Arts Visiting Artists and Quad City Symphony Orchestra Signature Series)
6:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres; 8 p.m. concert, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $25; $10 students, (563) 322-7276, figgeart.org.

Jan. 19: Poppa Neptune, "Detroit" Larry Davison
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655, muddys.info.

Jan. 19: "Sketchville" (Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities) (ages 18 and up)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees, (309) 786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Jan. 19: Caught in the Act!
9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 757-1331.

Jan. 19: Vodkaseven
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Gunchie's, 2905 Telegraph Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 323-9867.

Jan. 19: Chad Simpson book-signing ("Tell Everyone I Said Hi")
1 to 3 p.m., Books-A-Million, 4000 E. 53rd St., Davenport. Free, (563) 355-0705, booksamillion.com.

Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Celebration
6 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

Jan. 19: Free Energy, The Multiple Cat, Chrash
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $6, (309) 793-1999, ribco.com.

Jan. 19: Frostbite Footrace
11 a.m. registration; 1 p.m. run, Scott County Park, 18850 270th St., Eldridge. $25; $10 ages 12 and under, (563) 359-0872, scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/scottco.php.

Jan. 19: Snowflake paper-cutting class, Keith Bonnstetter
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. $3, registration required, (309) 793-4675, butterworthcenter.com/deere-wiman-house.html.

Jan. 19, 20: Clock Tower and eagle watch tours
9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Locks and Dam 15, Arsenal Island. Free, reservations recommended, (309) 794-5338.

Jan. 19: Sharon R. Holub book-signing ("Callie Cakes Finds Her Treasures")
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 445-8760, store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2970.

Jan. 19: Winter hike
9 to 10 a.m., Nahant Marsh, 4220 S. Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5, registration encouraged, (563) 323-5196, nahantmarsh.org.

Jan. 19: Follow the Yellow Brick Road (activities)
12:30 to 4 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, (309) 524-2480, molinelibrary.com.

Jan. 20: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Quartet
10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Reservations required, (563) 484-5900, bixbistro.com/wp.

Jan. 20: Kittyhawk, The Please and Thank Yous, Comfort
7:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, (309) 200-0978, rozztox.com.

Jan. 20: Hike the Canal
1:30 p.m., Bridge 56, Hennepin Canal. Free, (815) 664-2403.

Jan. 20: "Why Quilts Matter: History, Art and Politics" (tour and documentaries)
1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. films, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Jan. 20-22: Quad Cities Farm and Equipment Show
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 788-5912, qccaexpocenter.com.

Jan. 20: Dance
3 to 6 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free, (800) 843-4753, bettendorf.isleofcapricasinos.com/index.aspx.

Jan. 20: The Moody Symphonic Band
7 p.m., Community Christian Fellowship, 1702 6th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 762-2027, ccfmoline.com.

Jan. 20: "The Language of Flowers"
1 to 2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission, (309) 794-0991, qcgardens.com.

Jan. 20: Sunday brunch with music by The Terry Hanson Ensemble
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. (563) 322-2200, radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven/dinings.

Jan. 20: The Daddy Mack Blues Band
6 to 9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, (563) 355-0655, muddys.info.

Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
10 a.m., United Neighbors, 808 N. Harrison St., Davenport. (563) 322-7363, unitedneighbors.com.

Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Day Celebration: The Legacy Continues (poetry, stories, music, dance)
2 to 3:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (309) 373-0790, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 21: Quad Cities Inaugural Ball (Anthony Catalfano, The Funktastic 5)
6 p.m. to midnight, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $40, (563) 505-0183, riverctr.com.

Jan. 21: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" (film) and lunch
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, (309) 523-3440, rivervalleylibrary.org.

Jan. 21: "Rome: Caesarion" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

Jan. 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service and Awards Celebration
9 to 10:30 a.m., Martin Luther King Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. (309) 732-2999, rigov.org/index.aspx?NID=91.

Jan. 21: Mississippi Valley Country and Western Music Association jam session
6 to 10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $2 nonmembers, (309) 755-7908.

Jan. 21: The Augustana Band Festival Finale Concert
6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

Jan. 21: "Trollhunter" (film)
7 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free, (563) 340-6020, molinevikings.org.

Jan. 21: "What's My Mission Now?" (career development for veterans)
2:30 to 5 p.m., Adler Health Education Center, Genesis Medical Center, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free, (563) 888-3200.

Jan. 22: Mandolin Junction (open bluegrass jam)
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 22: "New Roots for Agriculture" (Environmental Book Club discussion)
7 p.m., River Action, 822 E. River Drive, Davenport. Free, (563) 322-2969, riveraction.org.

Jan. 22: "Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip" (All-Community Read book discussion)
6 p.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free, (815) 589-4545.

Jan. 22: March to Remember
3:05 to 4:30 p.m., St. Ambrose University Library, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, library.sau.edu.

Jan. 22: Illinois Special Olympics Law Enforcement Polar Plunge informational lunch meeting
Noon to 1 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. RSVP by Jan. 21, (309) 781-5052, molinelibrary.com.

Jan. 22: "A Journey to Turkmenistan, Jordan and Benin," Guljahan Arazmuhammedova and Mazen Abumarar
7 to 8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, (563) 344-4175, bettendorflibrary.com.

Jan. 22: "A Chorus Line" (musical)
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $32, $42, $52, (563) 326-8522, adlertheatre.com.

Jan. 22: Music student recital
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

Jan. 23: "Bees to Honey," Terry Brock
6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $10; includes dinner, reservations due by Jan. 18, (309) 937-5263 ext. 3.

Jan. 23: Open mic and jam
6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 23: Ren Edstrand (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

Jan. 23: "The Song of Achilles" (adult book discussion group)
6:30 p.m., LeClaire Library, 323 Wisconsin St. Free, (563) 289-4242 ext. 4, leclairelibrary.org.

Jan. 23: "Quad City Airport: Lindbergh, Earhart and Beyond," David Coopman
9 to 11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free, (815) 589-4545.

Jan. 23: "What's Your Environmental Role? Go Find it," Molly Steinwald
10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

Jan. 23: "Los Viajes del Viento" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7670, augustana.edu.


















 



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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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