Daily planner, Jan. 31, 2013


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Vista Career Fair
1-7 p.m.; 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. presentations, Rooms 103-104, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline. Free. (563) 823-6657.

Big Band Bash for Moline High School
7 p.m., University Club, 1518 5th Ave., Moline. $5. (309) 743-1624.

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.

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

Weird and Unusual Putnam Artifacts, Eunice Schlichting (Putnam Museum Guild Tea)
1:30 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1933.

Teen Iron Chef
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Ages 12-18. Free. (309) 732-7323.

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.

Plan 9 From Outer Space (Best of RiffTrax Live) (film with comedy commentary)
7:30 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $12.50. (563) 441-0242.

Out Loud (poetry/prose open mic)
7-9 p.m., Downtown Central Perk, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1410.

Putt-a-Round Miniature Golf Tournament for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley
Shifts available between 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $20 per person; teams of four. (563) 323-8006. Registration required.

Sophistafunk
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4. (309) 793-1999.

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

Grow Food, Not Lawns, Taura (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. (309) 762-9202.

"Contes de la Nuit" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Greenland Ice Climate Sensitivity: From Minutes to Decades in the Anthropocene, Dr. Jason Box
7-8 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7318.

"Zombie A-Hole," "Zombies vs. Strippers" (Horror Film Night)
7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Ages 17 and older. Free. (309) 200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Dick Prall, Dave Tamkin
7:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

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

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

















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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