Daily planner, Feb. 18, 2013


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Community Conversation on Bullying
5-7:30 p.m., Martin Luther King Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free, 309-732-2999, rigov.org/index.aspx?NID=91.

Family Movie Monday
1 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free. 563-285-4794, scottcountylibrary.org.

Nisse, Trolls and Gnomes, John Lee
7 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free. 563-340-6020, molinevikings.org.

Use It or Luge It Recyclable Sled Race
8-10 a.m., Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W., Andalusia. $10 per sled. 309-798-2666, tom@ketelaar.com, skisnowstar.com.

Steve Hawkins (Mississippi Valley Country and Western Music Association Jam Session)
6-10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $2 nonmembers. 309-755-7908, home2hawks@yahoo.com.

Life and Times of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Pat Oster
6:30 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free. 563-285-4794, scottcountylibrary.org.

"West Side Story" (Musical)
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $39.50, $52, $62. 563-326-8522, boxoffice@riverctr.com, adlertheatre.com.



















 



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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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