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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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