Daily planner, April 16, 2013


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Walk in The Footsteps of the Apostle Paul, Bonnie Lorenzen
3 p.m. and 7 p.m., DeWitt Operahouse, 712 6th Ave., DeWitt. $4. 563-659-8213.

Quad-City KIX Orchestra
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Ten Steps to Finding a New Job
9 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free. 309-524-2440.

Stream Stabilization and Restoration, Chris Haring
Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP). 563-391-1403, ext. 3.

Hidden Powers of Preview in OS 10.8 (Quad Cities Macintosh Users' Group)
6:30-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free.

Out of the Ashes: Mestiza/O Christianity, Jeanette Rodriguez
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6151.

Take it off The Top: A Decades Review of Ladies' Hats, Angie Snook
2 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free. 309-944-6452.

Folk Artist Helen Brodd, Mary Brodd (Andover Historical Society)
1:30 p.m., American Woman's League Building, Locust Street, Andover. 309-845-0168, 309-476-8228.

Chris Avey and "Detroit" Larry Davison
8-11 p.m., Greenbriar Restaurant & Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. Free. 309-764-2043.

Skin Care for Seniors
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free to the first 25 who sign up; includes lunch. 563-386-7477.

Fierce Bad Rabbit, Subatlantic
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. 563-326-1333.

Making Choices, Heartland Hospice
2-3 p.m., Center For Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; Free members. 563-386-7477.

Weeks, Comfort
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978.

Taste of Home Cooking School
5 p.m. vendors; 7 p.m. demonstration, Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $14; $20; $35 (VIP). 309-757-4976.

"How I Became a Pirate" (children's musical)
10 a.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8.50 (show only); $7.50 groups of 12 and more. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.















 



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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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