Daily planner, April 18, 2013


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"We Bought a Zoo" (film) lunch potluck
Noon, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440.

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

Hammered Dulcimer, Bob Burns (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

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

Spy Kids Variety Show
7-9 p.m., Kahler Auditorium, Central High School, 1120 Main St., Davenport. $5; $4 ages 11 and younger. 563-441-0265.

"Death of a Salesman" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. 309-944-2244.

Jazz jam with North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

"Seussical" (musical)
7 p.m. today-Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sherrard High School, 4701 176th Ave., Sherrard. $6; $4 children. 309-593-2175.

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

I Love My Library/Poetry in Motion celebration (music, essays, poetry, video)
6-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

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

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (musical)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St., Bettendorf. $10; $7 students and seniors. 563-332-7001.

Open House Celebrating Growing
6-8 p.m., Quad Cities Food Hub, Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Suite 5, Davenport. $15; includes beer sampler and hors d'oeuvres. 563-265-2455.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

Pay Equity: What Do You Make (Of It)?, Ruth Sweetser (lecture and panel discussion)
7-8:30 p.m., room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

"Patchouli"
4:30 p.m., Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

Cosby Sweater, Half Naked
8:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $6. 563-326-1333.

Spring salad luncheon
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Memorial Christian Church, 1624 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $6. 309-757-1300.

Return: A Tribute to The Beatles
6 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $32.50; $27.50 advance (show only). 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Night of Fame and Fortune Variety Show
7 p.m. today and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday, Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. $6; $5 seniors; $4 students. 309-786-7793.

Sound of Art, Abbie Sawyer (Thursdays at the Figge)
5 p.m. cash bar; 6 p.m. tour; 7 p.m. music, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7804.

Hospital Bioethics panel simulation and discussion
7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6088.

Alternative Methods of Financial Exchange open discussion (Independent scholars' evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. 309-762-9202.

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

"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.

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
















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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