Daily planner, Feb. 19, 2014


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Dinner and ComedySportz Show for the Sixth-Grade Class Trip
5:30 p.m. food; 6:30 p.m. show, cafeteria, Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th St., East Moline. $3; $10 family (show). 309-755-1919.

"Bag of Penny Candy" Book Talk, Sheri Lemke
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members. 563-386-7477. Prepayment and reservations required.

Dance (John and Kay Retzl)
12:30-2:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. $2. 309-797-0789.

"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2. circa21.com.

Acoustic open-mic night
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Powell
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.

Mamie Eisenhower (Portrayal By Rosemary Harris)
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. 815-589-4545.

Anni Piper
7 p.m., On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. $10; $7 Mississippi Valley Blues Society members. 309-732-1631.

Conference of The Birds (Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, Literary Reflections)
4:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2470.

Lunch and Learn: Seed Starting
12:15 p.m., Vander Veer Botanical Park Conservatory, 215 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. $1. 563-326-7818.

Swamplandia! (Evening Contemporary Books Discussion Group)
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4179.

Acoustic Jam with Steve McFate
8 p.m.-midnight, McManus Pub, 1401 7th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-517-1040.

















 



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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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