Daily planner, May 15, 2013


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Enrichment programs
Varies, Trinity Enrichment Center, 4622 Progress Drive, Ste. A, Davenport. per session/varies. 563-742-5800.

Dance (John and Kay Retzl)
12:30-2:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St., Moline. $2. 309-797-0789.

Senior Theatre
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Center For Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members, 563-386-7477.

Photography Tips for Amateurs, Kevin Colby
7 p.m., Western District Library, 1111 4th St., Orion. Free. 309-526-8375.

Jordan Danielsen (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

"Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2. circa21.com.

Hip-Hop performance and lesson with Midwest Academy Of Dance
7 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free. 563-326-7832.

Free admission with plant donation
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. 309-794-0991.

Look at the United States and Illinois In 1838, Stephen Warren (Hampton Historical Society)
7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 400 2nd Ave., Hampton. Free.

Taco dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. 309-755-5622.

Punches Family
7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 800 NE 6th Ave., Aledo. free-will offerings. 309-582-7812.

















 



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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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