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 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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