Daily planner, May 14, 2013


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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. Free. 309-732-7315, rockislandlibrary.org.

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

Sensual Emily Dickinson poetry discussion, Bea Jacobson
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. 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. $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, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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