Daily planner, Jan. 21, 2013


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History at Black Hawk State Historic Site, Beth Carvey (Eagle View Group Sierra Club meeting)
7 p.m., Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 762-0609, molinelibrary.com.

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

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" (film) and lunch
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3440, rivervalley5@mchsi.com, rivervalleylibrary.org.

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

"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.

Mississippi Valley Country and Western Music Association jam session
6-10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $2 nonmembers. (309) 755-7908, home2hawks@yahoo.com.

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

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

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

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

Martin Luther King Day Celebration: The Legacy Continues (Poetry, stories, music, dance)
2-3:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (309) 373-0790, nlaw10000@aol.com, rivermusicexperience.org.

Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis will bring on the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World (Eagle View Group Sierra Club)
6 p.m., Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free. (309) 762-0609, molinelibrary.com.

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



















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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