Daily planner, Feb. 17, 2014


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"Picturing Black History" (art by Kadir Nelson)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Katherine L. House book-signing ("The White House for Kids: A History of a Home, Office and National Symbol")
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. 563-445-8760.

For the Fun of It races
6:30-7:30 p.m., Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W., Andalusia. $5. 309-798-2666.

Mississippi Valley Western and Country Music Association jam session
6-10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3 nonmembers. 309-755-7908.

Winter Olympics viewing party
7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. 563-324-1933.

Tuesday

"Chicago" (Red Carpet Re-View, Academy Award-winning film)
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Quad-City KIX Orchestra
7-9 p.m., RME Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Therapeutic yoga
8:30-9:30 a.m., The Cottage Wholistic Health Center, 1227 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. $12. 563-726-2623.

Lost Grove Lake update, Chad Dolan
Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP). 563-391-1403.

"Heart Health and You," RaeAnn Tucker-Marshall
1 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free. 309-852-0197.

Open-mic night
6:30-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-558-0909.

"Eastern Canada RV Adventure" (World Adventure Series)
1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.; National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members. 563-324-1933.

"How To Create and Print Customized Calendars" (Quad Cities Macintosh Users' Group)
6:30-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free.

Bunco for the LeClaire Civic Club
10 a.m.-noon, Civic Center, 127 S. Cody Road, LeClaire. $2. 563-289-4458.

Vampire Party (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.



















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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