Daily planner, March 1, 2013


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Occasional Coffee House and silent auction
6-11 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities, 3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $10; $5 children. 563-359-0816.

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

Friday night jackpot raffle, fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. Free. 309-762-1126.

Opening reception and lecture for The Deacon's Seat exhibit
4-4:45 p.m. lecture; 5-7 p.m. reception, Catich Art Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets. Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6444.

Angela Meyer (Live Lunch)
Noon-1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Gray Wolf Band
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. 309-756-4600.

Avey Brothers
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

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

Opening reception for the Knudsen and Mastroianni Exhibits
7-9 p.m., Quad City Arts Center, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-1213.

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $9 couple; $8 couple members. 563-445-6625.

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

Davenport Community Service Fair
6-8 p.m., The Center, 1411 Brady St., Davenport.

Night People
6:30-10:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.

MER
Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-322-8584.

Maroon 5, Neon Trees, Owl City
8 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $35, $52.50, $77.50. 800-745-3000.

St. Ambrose University Jazz Ensemble, STAMVOJA
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High Street and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6251.

Lynn Allen
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. 309-786-1111.

Karry Outz
9 p.m.-1 a.m., 11th Street Precinct Bar & Grill, 2108 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free. 563-324-9545.

Wonder Woman, Dr. Traci Davis (Women and the Media Brown Bag Lunch)
11 a.m., Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-796-5465.

Night Of Illusions (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Tony Hamilton Orchestra
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $10. 563-284-5165.

Blushing Gun, Fletcher, Elements in the Atmosphere
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-793-1999.

Canaan Cox
11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.

Giving Tree Band, Frank F. Sydney's Western Bandit Volunteers
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. 563-326-1333.

Band Ynys Craig Twmpath Dawns (Illowa Community Folk Dance)
7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted. 309-788-8986, 309-788-5143.

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

Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Show
5 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Isle Casino Hotel, 1777 Parkway, Bettendorf. $5 today and Sunday; $10 Saturday; free children with adult. 309-945-8387.

Sunset 4Ever, Fairhaven, Dream Anabelle
7 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

Antique Spectacular
5-9 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7 (good all weekend). 712-326-9964.

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

Country-Western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. 309-281-1409.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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