Daily planner, Feb. 20, 2014


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Question of Evil and Suffering, Rabbi Tamar Grimm, the Rev. Mike Schaab, Imam Saad Baig
7-8:30 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2502 29th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-793-7356.

River of Logs: 19th-century Logging and Log Rafting on the Upper Mississippi River, Gayle Rein
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Bob Marley Tribute Featuring Natty Nationand Two Peace
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. 563-326-1333.

Accessory Swap Meet
6:30-8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. 309-794-0991, ext. 203.

Rock Jam with Rocktapuss
9:30 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. 309-797-9457.

Who's Who in Black Davenport, Iowa, Cecil Cooper
10-11:30 a.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free.

Listening with Our Hearts (Geneseo Women's Connection Luncheon Meeting)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $12; includes lunch. 309-944-1255. Reservations appreciated.

Curtis C. Roseman and Diann Moore book-signing ("A Century of Players, Performers and Pageants: Wharton Field House and Browning Field, Moline, Illinois")
4-6 p.m., Lagomarcino's, 1422 5th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-764-1814.

National Cherry Pie Day (Third Thursday Downtown Rock Island Mixer)
Daiquiri Factory, 1809 2nd Ave., Rock Island. 309-283-1809.

Family Movie Night
6 p.m., Sherrard Library, 201 5th Ave. Free. 309-593-2178.

Lojo Russo
8 p.m., Harrington's Pub, 2321 Cumberland Drive, Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0412.

Curtis C. Roseman and Diann Moore Book-Signing ("A Century of Players, Performers and Pageants: Wharton Field House And Browning Field, Moline, Illinois")
7-9 p.m., Hafner's Tavern, 2805 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. Free. 309-762-8451.

Morning Tai Chi
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m., Spellious Martial Arts Center, SouthPark Mall, Moline. Free introductory class. 309-797-3847.

Chili and Hot Dog Supper for Milan Woman's Club
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. $4 chili; $2 hot dogs.

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8. 309-200-0978.

Do Good Dogs Go To Heaven?
7 p.m., Lifetree Cafe, 606 S.E. 3rd St., Aledo. Free. 309-236-2911.

Winter Olympics Viewing Party
7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. 563-324-1933.

Gospel Fest
7 p.m., Christ The King Chapel, St. Ambrose University, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-333-6023.

Brave Baby, Johnnyswim, Chris Coleslaw, Brooks Strause
7 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $15; $11 advance. 309-793-1999.

Artist Talk with Beth Lipman and Ingalena Klenell
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

Movie
1 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440.

Music open mic
7 p.m., East Village Cafe & Pizza, 1104 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free. 563-424-5506.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, July 26, the 207th day of 2014. There are 158 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is said that the ferry company has cleared about $10,000 since the burning of the railroad bridge. Couldn't the company now afford to pay that little bill it owes the city?
1889 -- 125 years ago: The sum of $4 million in cash in addition to supplies of immense value were forwarded to Jamestown, Pa., from all parts of the country for relief of the sufferers from the great flood.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Board of Education secured a site for the New Central Grammar School by purchasing additional property south of Irving School for $3,400.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The total number of workers employed at the Farmall Works of International Harvester Co. has reached a peak of 5,300, the largest payroll in Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Army engineers testified today that the water levels of Lakes Huron and Michigan are at a 104-year low. The condition is causing a multi-million dollar loss to commercial shipping.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Department of Revenue issued certification for a tax-increment- financing district Friday afternoon, opening one more door for developer Jim Massa to proceed through on his way to establishing an automobile raceway.






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