Daily planner, Oct. 29, 2013


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LeClaire City Office Candidates Forum
7 p.m., Fire Station, 201 N. 15th St., LeClaire. 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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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