Daily planner, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013


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

Acoustic jam with Steve McFate
8 p.m.-midnight, McManus Pub, 1401 7th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-517-1040.

Davenport School Board candidates' forum
6:30-8 p.m., Public Safety Building, 606 W. Mayne St., Blue Grass. Free. 563-381-5051.

"Southern Crossroads" (musical revue)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733.

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

Lunchtime meditation
Noon-12:30 p.m., Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-322-1600.

Thursday

Bobby Schilling (Republican Women of Rock Island County meeting)
5 p.m. optional dinner, 6 p.m. speaker; Denny's, 2601 52nd Ave., Moline. 309-799-7522.

Solo Steppers (Square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. 309-441-5880.

Candymakers (Thursday Night Groove Concert)
7 p.m. refreshments, 7:30 p.m. dance lesson, 8-10 p.m. concert; Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-7275.

Johnny Don't!
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $4. 309-793-1999.

Project GreenSpace
5 p.m., Figge Plaza, 2nd and Brady streets, Davenport. 563-326-7804.

"Safety Not Guaranteed" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-2695.

Pendulum (multimedia concert)
8 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 309-794-7833.

Bi-State Literacy Council recognition breakfast and 25th anniversary celebration
8:30 a.m., Oakwood Country Club, 1067 U.S. 6, Coal Valley.

"See Jane Write!": How Jane Austen Mastered the Art of Fiction, Constance Walker
7 p.m., Center for Student Life, Augustana College, 3435 9 1/2 Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-8814.

Half-price book sale
9 a.m.-8 p.m., Rock Island Library, 3059 30th St. 309-732-7323.

Independent Movie Night
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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