Daily planner, Feb. 6, 2013


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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, casiseniors.org.

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

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

Alan Sweet (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Author B.J. Loft
7 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 324-1410, mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org, bettendorflibrary.com.

Ronald Reagan Birthday Party
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Historical Museum, 111 Main St., Tampico. Free. (815) 622-8705, reaganbirthplace@thewisp.net, tampicohistoricalsociety.com/R_Reagan_Birthplace_Museum.html.

Uniform sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Moline, 500 John Deere Road, Moline. Free. (309) 779-2343, erickssl2@ihs.org, trinityqc.com/Contact-Us/Locations-(1)/Trinity-Moline.aspx.

"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, JeannethVazquez@augustana.edu, augustana.edu.

Let's Make Crepes, Judy Holesinger and Pam VanZuiden
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

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

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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