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 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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