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 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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