Daily planner, Feb. 10, 2013


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Winterfest
4-7 p.m. (dinner), St. Malachy Catholic Church, 595 E. Ogden Ave., Geneseo. (309) 944-5393.

Children's Botanical Beach Bingo Party
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991.

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

Helping with Humor with ComedySportz for Humility of Mary Shelter Inc.
6 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-1111. RSVP requested.

Clock tower and eagle watch tours
9-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Locks and Dam 15, Arsenal Island. Free. (309) 794-5338. Reservations recommended.

Pre-audition tea (Quad City Music Guild)
2 p.m., Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. (309) 762-6610.

Jason Carl
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Pancake and sausage breakfast
8 a.m.-noon, St. Patrick's Church, 201 1st St., Colona. Free-will donation. (309) 792-3854.

Jerry Beauchamp Band (Eastern Chapter Polka Club of Iowa Valentine Dance)
1:30-5:30 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8; free ages 20 and younger, (563) 285-5989.

Masterworks: Valentine's Day (Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Five By Design)
2 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $8 to $51. (563) 322-7276.

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

Picturing Identity Tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

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

Robert Van De Voorde (Quad Cities Civil War Roundtable)
2 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Free. (309) 743-2700.

Catfish Jazz Society Jam Party
3-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 391-1532.

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

BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $20; $18 advance. (563) 326-1333.

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

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast for Reynolds Volunteer Fire Department
7 a.m.-1 p.m., American Legion Post 1166, 501 N. Main St., Reynolds. By donation.

Auditions for "Bear Girl" (The Prenzie Players)
5-8 p.m. Sunday, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 2400 Middle Road, Bettendorf. Free.

Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto Show
10 a.m.-6 p.m., 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 today with paying adult. (563) 326-8500.

Open House for Fasching
Noon-4 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 322-8844.














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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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