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 Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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