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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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