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 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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