Daily planner, July 14, 2014


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Introduction to opera featuring "La Traviata," Don Wooten
7-8 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175, info@bettendorflibrary.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

Random Fandom (teen crafts)
3 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free. 563-326-7832, davenportlibrary.com.

Sin City Orchestra
5:30 p.m. food; 7-8:30 p.m. music, Stephens Square, 601 19th St., Moline. Free. 309-797-0789.

Jose and The Wastemen, The Singles, Soda Gardocki
6 p.m. doors; 8 p.m. music, Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

Lewis Knudsen (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Tuesday

Quad-City KIX Orchestra
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Rafting Logs to QC Mills, Gayle Rein (Channel Cat Talk)
9-10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle Landing, 2501 E. River Drive, Moline. $12. 563-322-2969, abandman@riveraction.org. Walk-ins welcome.

Milltown (Starlight Revue)
6 p.m. concessions and ice cream social; 6:30 p.m. dance lesson or activity; 7 p.m. concert, Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue And 38th Street, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-7275, ext. 1, rigov.org/Facilities.aspx?Page=detail&RID=43.

Troubleshooting Tips and Hints Using Your Mac's Software (Quad Cities Macintosh Users' Group)
6:30-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. qcmugpresident@gmail.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

Scott County Historical Society Ice Cream Social
5-7:30 p.m., Historic Summit Church, 220th Avenue and 210th Street, Davenport. larryonthebay@juno.com.

It's A Jungle Out There (children's concert with Dave Rudolf)
2 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free. 309-524-2480, molinelibrary.com.

Glenn Hickson
5-8 p.m., Jake O's Grille, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-5635, https://facebook.com/jakeosfood.

Open-mic night
6:30-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-558-0909, contact@coolbeanzcoffeehouse.com, coolbeanzcoffeehouse.com.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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