Daily planner, Jan. 20, 2013


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

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

Clock Tower and Eagle Watch Tours
9-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Locks and Dam 15, Arsenal Island. Free. (309) 794-5338, mvr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/MississippiRiverProject/Recreation/MississippiRiverVisitorCenter.aspx, reservations recommended.

"Ghost of a Chance" (comedy)
3 p.m., Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330, info@playcrafters.com, playcrafters.com.

Soup Lunch
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Viola United Methodist Church, 1405 18th Ave., Viola. By donation. (309) 596-2152, violaumc@vhtmail.net.

Benefit for Lori Pobanz
2-7 p.m., Leisure Time Billiards, 845 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. (309) 756-6686, (309) 798-8713, abbyxrenee@aol.com.

"Private Eyes" (comedy)
3 p.m., The QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward, (563) 650-2396, qctheatreworkshop@gmail.com, qctheatreworkshop.org/QC_Theatre_Workshop.html.

Auditions for "Something's Afoot"
Callbacks today as needed, Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Free. qcmusicguild.com.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet
7 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Center, 750 17th St., Silvis. $7.50; $4 ages 12 and younger; $25 family (parents and children ages 17 and younger). olgsilvis.net.

Chili Cook-Off
2 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5 for all-you-can-eat chili. (563) 355-0655, themuddywaters.com.

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.

Sir Knight Larry Quane Pro-Life Breakfast
7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Farrell Hall, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2901 24th St., Rock Island. $7; $5 ages 12 and younger; $25 family (two adults and children ages 16 and younger). stpiusri.org.

Community Handbell Choir open rehearsal/audition
1-2 p.m., Ascension Chapel, Founders' Hall, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7836, larrypeterson@augustana.edu, augustana.edu.

Language of Flowers
1-2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991, vs@qcgardens.com, qcgardens.com.

Hike The Canal
1:30 p.m., bridge 56, Hennepin Canal. Free. (815) 664-2403, hikes@friends-hennepin-canal.org.

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

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

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

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



















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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