Daily planner, Feb. 19, 2014


Share
Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2014, 12:00 am
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
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.

















 



Local events heading








  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.






(More History)