Daily planner, Feb. 22, 2013


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Texas Hold 'Em Tournament (ages 21 and older)
5 p.m. doors; 6 p.m. tournament, Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $30 buy-ins; $20 rebuy. 563-344-4116.

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

Family Friday Night (games)
6-9 p.m., Roosevelt Community Center, 1220 Minnie Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance; $10 family maximum (includes pizza and lemonade). 563-328-7275.

Accessory Swap Meet
6:30-8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-794-0991, ext. 30.

"Eurydice" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $11; $9 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $7 non-ambrose students; $6 groups; free ambrose students with ID. 563-333-6251.

Lenten Fish Fry
4-7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 750 17th St., Silvis. $10.

Mutts, The Post Mortems, Satellite Heart
7:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

Minus Six, The Curtis Hawkins Band
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

RV, Camping and Travel Show
Noon-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $1 ages 6-16; free ages 5 and younger; $5 seniors noon-4 p.m. today. 309-788-5912.

Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.

Lost Country Dancers' Dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. 309-764-9357.

Rock Your Heart Out (Bottoms Up Quad City Burlesque) (ages 21 and older)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $18 advance. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

Encore! Dessert Theatre
7:30 p.m., Cafeteria, Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. $5. 309-743-1624.

"Snow White: The Untold Story" (comedy)
7 p.m., John Deere Middle School, 2035 11th St., Moline. $3; $2 students; free ages 6 and younger. 309-743-1622.

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

Homeschool: Alternative Energy
2:30-4 p.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $6. 563-323-5196.

Reception for The Ancestors Exhibit
Noon-2 p.m., ArtSpace Gallery, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-796-5469.

Sudlow Jazz Jam
4:30-5:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

"Ugly Duckling" (Ballet Quad Cities)
7-8:30 p.m., Paul J. Holzworth Performing Arts Center, North High School, 626 W. 53rd St., Davenport. Free. 309-786-3779.

Closing celebration and lecture for The Process To Action: The Paper Engineering of Shawn Sheehy Exhibit
4-5 p.m. lecture; 5-7 p.m. reception, Morrissey Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets. Davenport. Free. 563-333-6444.

Friday Fish Fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Rose 'N Thorns (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Final Friday
6-9 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 309-230-1594.

Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. 309-787-4149.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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