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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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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