Daily planner, Sept. 5, 2013


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"Frankly Speaking About Cancer: New Discoveries," Dr. Susannah Friemel
5:30 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. presentation; Gilda's Club Quad Cities, 1234 E. River Drive, Davenport. Free. 563-326-7504. Advance registration preferred.

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

"Remember When: Generative Memoir" Fall Workshop Series
6-8 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. $200 members, $215 nonmembers. 563-324-1410.

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.

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.

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

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

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

"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.

Trains, Planes and Automobiles
Geneseo. Free. 309-944-2686.

"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.

Senior citizen riverfront golf cart tours
9-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2-4 p.m.. $12.50. 563-322-2969.

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

Jazz jam with the North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.



















 



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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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