Daily planner, Jan. 23, 2013


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

Band Du Jour
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

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

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.

"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.

Ren Edstrand (live lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Arm-wrestling competition
6 p.m. registration; 8 p.m. competition, The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. $10 entry fee; free spectators. (563) 332-1561.

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

Thursday

"Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves" and "The White Goddess," Michael Rosenthal
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 762-9202.

Nutrition for Seniors, Marie Ludgate (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Rock Island Township Candidates' Forum
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Randy Leasman (live lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

"Femmes Du 6eme Etage" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Better Choices, Better Health
2-4:30pm, Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 386-7477.

Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880.

Prenzie Players drink-through of "The Comedy of Errors" for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
6:30-9 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. $5 suggested donation. (563) 324-1410.

"Yellow Boat" (drama)
7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $8; $6 students. (309) 743-8833.

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

Jazz jam with The North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

















 




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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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