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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

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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