LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

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 Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We hear that Col. Reynolds has employed C.D. Merrill to drill for water to supply the Rock Island Barracks.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Billy Catton, famous billard player, returned to Rock Island with a view to making this city his home in the future.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The belief is growing that a great decisive battle of the World War was being fought at Verdun, a strong fortress of France on the Meuse near the French frontier, according to a London dispatch.
1939 -- 75 years ago: William Stremmel, 91, Rock Island's last Civil War veteran, died.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Workmen of the Midwest Wrecking Co., Clinton, have begun razing the historic old office building of Deere & Co., 1325 3rd Ave., Moline. The site will be used by the Deere Plow Works for its shipping and receiving department.
1989 -- 25 years ago: East Moline developer Jim Massa says the financial package for the proposed $34.5 million Quad City International Motor Speedway is down to making sure "all the i's are dotted and t's are crossed. Finalizing this will give the green light to see if NASCAR and CART, the auto racing sanctioning bodies, approve race dates.






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