Daily planner, Jan. 30, 2013


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Re-employment Workshop
9 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free. (309) 524-2440.

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

Restring event for acoustic and electric six-string guitars (for the 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.

Public races
6:30 p.m., Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W., Andalusia. $5. (309) 798-2666. Registration required.

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.

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

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

Mike Cochrane (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

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

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

"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.

"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.

















 



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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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