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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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