Daily planner, May 13, 2013


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America's Music: Blues and Gospel (documentaries and discussion)
6-8 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7832, davenportlibrary.com.

Enrichment Pprograms
Varies, Trinity Enrichment Center, 4622 Progress Drive, Ste. A, Davenport. Price per session: varies. (563) 742-5800, Jonesmje, trinityqc.com/body.cfm?id=93.

Mariposa, Gabriel Dowie
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Bike touring and book writing, Chuck Oestreich
6:30-7:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

"Peru" (travelogue)
1-2 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members. 563-386-7477, casiseniors.org.

Free admission with plant donation, May 13 and 14
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. 309-794-0991, edu@qcgardens.com, qcgardens.com.

Twelve Moons: A Year With the Sauk and Meskwaki 1817-1818, Beth Carvey (Friends of the Rock Island Library)
11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 3020 30th St., Rock Island. $6.50 (includes lunch), Reservations required. 309-781-1210, gustafson48@yahoo.com, fbcrockisland.com.

Lettermen
1 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. (preceded by buffet), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $48.59 matinee; $54.86 evening. 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Tuesday

Dear Rabbit, Kyle Prenevost
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

"Lincoln" (film)
1-3:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $4; $2 members. 563-386-7477, casiseniors.org.

Spring Jazz Concert (Rodney Whitaker, Jazz 1, Jazz 2)
6:30 p.m., North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $6; $4 seniors and students. 563-285-3317, north-scott.k12.ia.us/hs/index.html.

Knit for Peace
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-7315, rockislandlibrary.org.

Open jam session
8 p.m., Brady Street Pub, 217 Brady St., Davenport. Free. 563-323-1700, https://facebook.com/BradyStreetPub.

Sensual Emily Dickinson poetry discussion, Bea Jacobson
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. 563-344-5705, hhustedde@bettendorf.org, bettendorflibrary.com.

African Safari, Richard and Mary Ann Azinger
3 p.m. And 7 p.m., DeWitt Operahouse, 712 6th Ave., DeWitt. $4 suggested donation, (563) 659-8213. dewitt-operahouse.com.

Glenn Hickson
5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-5635.



















 



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  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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