Daily planner, March 21, 2013


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Living with Floods (public forum)
5:30 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. Free.

Humanitarian mission to the Jews of Cuba, Allan Ross
10 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-793-1300.

Finding Windows of Opportunity (Geneseo Women's Connection Luncheon)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $12; includes lunch. 309-944-1255. Reservations appreciated.

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

Mississippi River stories and songs, Chris Dunn and Roald Tweet (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Malcolm X: Directions for 21st Century Religious Thought and Activism, the Rev. Bryan Massingale
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free.

"Edukators" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

Loops and Laughter Crochet and Knitting Group
6-8 p.m., East Moline Library, 740 16th St. Free. 309-755-9614.

Humanitarian mission to the Jews of Cuba, Allan Ross
6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 309-793-1300.

Bob Zany, Donnie Baker, Keith West, The Zanettes (comedy and magic)
7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 226 17th St., Rock Island. $22. 563-344-7000.

Comedian Etta May
7 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $25; $20 advance (show only). 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Personal Geography: Charting a Course, Maureen Bardusk
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

"No Exit" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday, Studio Theater, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $6. 563-333-6251.

Balloon cars with Bob Windt (ages 8-12)
1:30-3 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4178.

Harper and the Midwest Kind
7-10 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5. 563-355-0655.

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

Kinetic King (Stick Bomb "Detonation")
4 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission. 563- 344-4106.

Books are Fun Fair
7 a.m.-5 p.m., Classrooms 1 and 2, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis. 309-792-4218.

Spiral Dynamics, Michael Grady
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. 309-762-9202.

Jazz Night (The Bebop Group, The Black Hawk College Jazz Combos)
5:30-10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Randy Leasman (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Teen Murder Mystery Party (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Tronicity
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4. 309-793-1999.

"Back to the Future" (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.

Planet Green Classes for Kids
4-5:30p.m., Reusable Usables Creative Arts Center, 322 N Cody, LeClaire. $5 per class. 563- 289-3946.

Selling the War to American Women: Magazine Advertising During World War II, Tawnya Adkins Covert (Women and The Media Brown Bag Lunch)
Noon, Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-796-5465.

Hometown Harvest: Wild Edible Plants
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Chicken Noodle Supper for Reynolds United Methodist Church
4-7 p.m., American Legion Post 1166, 501 N. Main St., Reynolds. $7; $4 kids ages 4-9. 309-372-4457.

Brandon Heath, Mandisa
7 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $19; $30 artist circle; $16 groups of 10 and more. 800-745-3000.

Aldermen's Candidates' Forum
6:30-8 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free.

Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-322-8584.

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.











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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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