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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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