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 Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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