Daily planner, March 18, 2013


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Grossology Week Activities
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-324-1933, putnam.org.

"Mrs. Lincoln goes to Washington" (one-woman show)
2-3 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Auditions for 100 Lunches: A Gourmet Comedy, the Curse of an Aching Heart, or Trapped in the Spider's Web and Love Thy Neighbor
7-9 p.m., Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. Free. (309) 944-2244, info@rhplayers.com, rhplayers.com.

Mississippi Valley Country and Western Music Association jam session
6-10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $2 nonmembers. 309-755-7908, home2hawks@yahoo.com.

Writers' Contest Help Session (grades K-3)
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 3059 30th St.. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Teen Oz Party with "Return To Oz" (film) (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Why was the Bible Written? A Matter of Politics, Dr. Jacob L. Wright
7-8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721, augustana.edu.

Nordic craft session and Knifelore discussion (Sons of Norway Storelva Lodge 1-655 Meeting)
7 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. $5 craft fee nonmembers. 563-340-6020, molinevikings.org.

Birds of Prey, Dave Murcia (Eagle View Group Sierra Club)
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-762-0609.



















 



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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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