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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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