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 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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