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 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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