Daily planner, Feb. 20, 2013


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Muddy Boots Nature Club: Indoor Composting
3:30-5 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5. 563-323-5196, nahantmarsh@eicc.edu, nahantmarsh.org.

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

Brandon Xplicit (poet and spoken word artist)
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Hawk's Nest, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-796-5464, murphye@bhc.edu, bhc.edu.

Todd Clouser's a Love Electric, Ragaman
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Community Conversation on Bullying
5-7:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2440, molinelibrary.com.

Coca-Cola Collecting and Popcorn, Janet Medendorp and Charlie Crispin
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. 815-589-4545, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

Public races
6:30 p.m., Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W., Andalusia. $5. 309-798-2666, emeyer@skisnowstar.com, skisnowstar.com, Registration required.

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333, bdale@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Randy Leasman (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

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

Holly's Buddies
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

History of John Deere, Neil Dahlstrom
7 p.m., Western District Library, 1111 4th St., Orion. Free. 309-526-8375, westerndistrictlibrary.org.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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