Daily planner, Oct. 30, 2013


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Chili Supper
5-6:30 p.m., Thurgood Marshall Learning Center, 600 11th Ave., Rock Island. Nonperishable food or monetary donations for the hunger drive. 309-793-5924.

College Hill-O-Ween Walk
5-8 p.m., College Hill District, 14th Avenue and 30th Street, Rock Island. Free. 309-786-3511.

America's Got Talent Live
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $29, $39, $45, $79 (VIP). 800-745-3000.

Empty Bowl Project
5-7 p.m., Moline High School Cafeteria, 3600 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $10; $5 students; $15 family. 309-743-1624.

Investor Beware, Allen Holdsworth
6:30-7:30 p.m., Sherrard Library, 201 5th Ave. Free. 309-593-2178.

Long-term Health Care (panel discussion)
2-4 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free. 309-944-6452.

Buddy Olson
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.

St. Ambrose University-Community Symphony Orchestra
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6251.

Augustana Jazz Combo
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Glenn Hickson
5:30-7:30 p.m., Lee's Lanes, 925 S. Oakwood Ave., Geneseo. Free. 309-944-4334.956.

Open-mic contest
6:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Acoustic jam with Steve McFate
8 p.m.-midnight, McManus Pub, 1401 7th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-517-1040, jamaxe1@yahoo.com.

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

"Things My Mother Taught Me" (comedy)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.



















 



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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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