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 Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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