Daily planner, Feb. 5, 2013


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Casablanca (Red Carpet re-view, Academy Award-nominated film)
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

"Poor Kids" (documentary)
5-6:30 p.m., Rooms 103-104, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline. Free. (563) 823-6657.

Uniform Sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (309) 779-2343.

Traces
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free.

Blues Cafe with Ellis Kell and Bret Dale
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Music student recital
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Wednesday

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

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Journey, Pat Benatar, Loverboy
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $39.50, $55, $75, $125 (vip). (309) 764-2000.

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

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

Monarch Butterfly Migration Project Presentations
2:30 p.m., Casa Guanajuato Quad Cities, 525 16th St., Moline. (309) 736-7727.

Author B.J. Loft
7 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 324-1410.

Ronald Reagan Birthday Party
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Historical Museum, 111 Main St., Tampico. Free. (815) 622-8705.

Jazz Combo Soiree
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Muddy Boots Nature Club: Recycled Basket Weaving
3:30-5pm, Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5. (563) 323-5196.

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

Former Professional Baseball Scout and author Jim Pransky
10-11 a.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 386-7477.

Uniform Sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Moline, 500 John Deere Road, Moline. Free. (309) 779-2343.

"Secreto De Sus Ojos" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7670.

Let's Make Crepes, Judy Holesinger and Pam VanZuiden
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.

Gung Hay Fat Choy (Chinese New Year celebration for kids)
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480. Registration required.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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