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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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