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, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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