Daily planner, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


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"You Can't Take it with You" (Red Carpet Re-view, Academy Award-Nominated Film)
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Voice faculty recital
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

"Wizard of Oz" (Classic Film Series)
1 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members. (563) 324-1933.

"China Today -- Expectations and Surprises," Martha Bonte
3 p.m. and 7 p.m., DeWitt Operahouse, 712 6th Ave., DeWitt. $4 suggested donation. (563) 659-8213.

Open jam session
8 p.m., Brady Street Pub, 217 Brady St., Davenport. Free. (563) 323-1700.

"Garden Coast of South Africa and the South of France" travelogue, Milton Hansen
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2440.

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

"Inheritors" (drama)
7:30 p.m., Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

National Puzzle Day
9 a.m.-9 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480.

Wednesday

Robert Elfline (faculty recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Curtis Hawkins Band
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

"Rent" (musical)
8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $10-31. (309) 235-1654.

Luther College Symphony Orchestra
7:30 p.m., North High School, 626 W. 53rd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 388-9880.

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

"One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day" (documentary)
7:30 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $15. (563) 441-0242.

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.

Restring event for acoustic and electric six-string guitars (for River Bend Foodbank)
10 a.m.-8 p.m., West Music, 4305 44th Ave., Moline. four canned goods or nonperishable food items or $5. (319) 351-2000.

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

"Ventana" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7670.

Panel of antiquers answers questions about your old stuff
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. event; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. optional lunch, Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.

Re-Employment Workshop
9 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2440, reference@molinelibrary.org, molinelibrary.com.

















 




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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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