Daily planner, Feb. 17, 2013


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Celebrating Richard Wagner, Don Wooten
2 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St,, Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 322-8844.

Outdoor Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $1 ages 6-16; free ages 5 and younger. (309) 788-5912.

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

All-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast for Boy Scout Troop 100
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $5; $3 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger.

"Proceed and Be Bold!" (documentary)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Auditions for "Peter Pan"
4-5:45 p.m. today; 3-5:30 p.m. Feb. 23; callbacks Feb. 24 as needed, Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Free.

Auditions for "Cabaret"
2-3:45 p.m. today; 9:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 23; callbacks Feb. 24 as needed, Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Free.

"Treasure Island" (children's play)
1 p.m. and 4 p.m. today; 2 p.m. Sunday, Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $5; free ages 2 and younger. (563) 326-7862.

"Sting" (Theater Throwback)
4:15 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members. (563) 324-1933.

IceStravaganza (music, family activities)
Noon-6 p.m., 2nd Street between Main Street and Brady Street, Davenport.

Auditions for "9 To 5: The Musical"
Noon-1:45 p.m. today; 12:15-2:45 p.m. Feb. 23; callbacks Feb. 24 as needed, Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 502-1621.

VoiceDance: Madrigals, Chansons, and Jazz (Nova Singers, Geneseo Madrigal Singers)
4 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 65 and older; free students. (563) 341-7038.

"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.

Darlene Breuwet
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

Drum Talk to Jazz (Maggie Brown, Africa Brown, Ayodele Drum and Dance)
6-8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $15 reserved seats. (309) 373-0790.

Pancake breakfast for Kiwanis Club of Rock Island and Jordan Builders Club
7 a.m.-noon, Farrell Hall, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2901 24th St., Rock Island. $5.

Third Sunday Jazz Workshop
3 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free ages 12 and younger. (563) 326-1333.

Hike the Canal
1:30 p.m., Lock 30, Hennepin Canal. Hikers need not be members. Free. (815) 664-2403.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. (309) 755-5622.

"Legally Blonde: The Musical" preview night
7 p.m., North High School, 626 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4. (563) 388-9880.

Dance
3-6 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free. (800) 843-4753.

Drinkin' Spelling Bee (ages 21 and younger)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5 spellers; $3 spectators. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Dave Ellis (Funday Sunday)
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.





















 



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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