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, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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