Daily planner, Oct. 28, 2013


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"Memphis" (musical)
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $37, $47, $57. 800-745-3000.

E.A. POE: Edgar Allan Poe's Imagination! (one-man show), Dan Haughey
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2470.

Dale Thomas Band
6:30-9:30 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. 309-755-5622.

Siege of Chattanooga (River Valley 150th Anniversary Civil War Roundtable)
6 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440.

Tuesday

LeClaire City Office Candidates Forum
7 p.m., fire station, 201 N. 15th St. Free.

"Rotten to the (Common) Core," Shane Vander Hart
6:30-8 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free. 563-326-7893.

Things That Go Bump in the Night (live animal visit with Mike Granger)
4:30 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free. 563-285-4794.

North Jazz Combo and Wood Intermediate Jazz Band
6:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Webster Competition student recital
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Hall, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Spooktacular STEM Science Night and Monster Jam
5:30 p.m. science night; 7:30-8:30 p.m. jam, Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th St., Moline. 10 tickets for $5.

Student recital
10:45 a.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Open jam session
8 p.m., Brady Street Pub, 217 Brady St., Davenport. Free. 563-323-1700.

Children's literature festival (grades 3-6)
8 a.m.-3 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-324-1410.

Is There Any Hope for a Peace Process in the Arab-Israeli Conflict?, Dr. Art Pitz
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2440.

"Lincoln and Black Hawk" (documentary), Jeffrey Chown and Drew VandeCreek
6 p.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.

Teen/adult new release movie night
6 p.m., Sherrard Library, 201 5th Ave. Free. 309-593-2178.

Halloween story time and parade (ages 5 and younger)
10 a.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free. 563-285-4794.

Overview of African art from Augustana's collection, Dr. Margaret Morse (Frieze Lecture Series)
2-3:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

"Rocky Horror Show" (musical)
8 p.m. and midnight, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. 309-235-1654.

Glenn Hickson
5:30-8:30 p.m., Jake O's Grille, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-5635.



















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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