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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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