Daily planner, Feb. 21, 2013


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Water: The Primary Excitant, Michael Grady (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. 309-762-9202.

"Pretty Woman" (film)
7 p.m., North Tower Lobby, Isle Casino Convention Center, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free. 800-843-4753.

David G. Smith (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Solo Steppers (Square and Round Dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. 309-441-5880.

Learning about different ties luncheon (Geneseo Women's Connection luncheon meeting)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $10; includes lunch. 309-944-1255. Reservations appreciated.

William Blackart, Break Up Art
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978.

Teen Iron Chef (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Successful Women Entrepreneurs Breakfast Panel
7:30-9 a.m., Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $25; $15 members. 309-631-0167. Registration required.

Choral Pops Concert
7:30 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. 309-743-1624.

Greensky Bluegrass, The Deadly Gentlemen
8:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $15. 563-326-1333.

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

Food Supplements? What is the Answer?
10 a.m., University of Illinois Extension Office, Rock Island County, 321 W. 2nd Ave., Milan. 309-756-9978.

Band concert
7 p.m., United Township High School Auditorium, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free. 309-752-1633.

Reel Black Love (documentary and panel discussion with director Darryl Pitts)
6-9 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 309-786-8698.

Gospel Fest
7 p.m., Christ the King Chapel, St. Ambrose University, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-333-6023.

"Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders" (documentary)
10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m., Room 003, West Hall, St. Ambrose University, Lombard Street and North Gaines Street, Davenport. (563) 333-6113.

"Jaws" (Theater Throwback)
6 p.m. and 8:30 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.

Martini Shake Off for the HAVlife Foundation
5:30 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $50.

WVIK Wine Social with Rock Island County State's Attorney John McGehee
5-8 p.m., The Grape Life, 1623 2nd Ave., Rock Island. 309-794-7500.

Prophets, Prophecy and Messiah, Imam Saad Baig, Rabbi Tamar Grimm, Father Mike Schaab
7-8:30 p.m., Tri-City Jewish Center, 2715 30th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-788-3426.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

Jazz jam with the North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.



















 



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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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