Daily planner, Feb. 8, 2013


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

Wild Oatz
8 p.m.-midnight, Martini's on The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-1631.

Battle of the Bridges Contest
11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1054, ext. 266.

Sweets for Your Sweetheart Raffle and Bake Sale
5 p.m., Sherrard Library, 201 5th Ave. Free. (309) 737-3733.

Happy 4th Birthday to The ARTery (The Brett Walberg Trio)
6-9 p.m., The ARTery And Gallery West, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island.

My Pal Trigger, PermaSmile, The Easy Mark (Battle of the Bands, Round 2)
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. Free. (309) 793-1999.

Charley Hayes
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free. (309) 787-1117.

Manny Lopez Big Band
6 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $12 advance. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. (309) 764-3344.

4H Line Dance and Taco Supper
6-7:30 p.m. tacos; 7:30-8:30 p.m. lessons; 8:30-10 p.m. dance, Community Center, 2701 E. 1st St., Milan. $5 tacos; $5 dance. (309) 756-9978.

Valentine's Day skate
6-8 p.m., River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. $15 per couple (includes skate rental and pizza). (563) 328-7275.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

Mississippi Misfits
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. (309) 786-1111.

David Burgess (Quad City Arts Visiting Artist)
3 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 743-2701.

"Puss In Boots" (Family Movie Night)
6 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance (includes pizza and lemonade). (563) 888-2227.

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

Quad Cities Builders and Remodelers Association Home Show
Noon-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $6 advance; $5 ages 60 and older noon-5 p.m. today; free ages 16 and younger. (309) 788-5912.

Evening of short plays by David Ives
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Saturday, Black Box Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Smooth Groove
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. (309) 756-4600.

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

"Triangle" (drama)
7 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $8; $6 students and seniors; buy one get one free Sundays seniors. (563) 285-9631.

"Crimes of The Heart" (comedy), New Ground Theatre
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older, and students. (563) 326-7529.

Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto Show
10 a.m.-9 p.m. today and Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $7; $6 ages 62 and older; $3 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger; free ages 12 and younger Sunday with paying adult. (563) 326-8500.

"Bare: A Pop Opera"
7 p.m., Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 788-543.

Friday Fish Fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. (309) 797-9248.

Mike Cochrane
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Buddy Olson
7-10 p.m., Bleyart's Tap, 2210 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1661.

CASI/Plus 60 Valentine Dance (The RiverCity 6)
7-10:30 p.m., Center For Active Seniors, Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $10; $8 advance. (563) 386-7477.

Dan Hubbard and The Humadors
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Chicago Farmer, Ernie Hendrickson, Jordan Danielsen
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $8 advance. (563) 326-1333.

Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. (309) 787-4149.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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