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 Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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