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 Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.


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