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 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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