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 Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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