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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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