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, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.


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