Daily planner, Nov. 14, 2012


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Pieta Brown and The Sawdust Collective, Sean Rowe
8 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical"
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Kickoff presentation for The Child Next Door: Quad Cities Human Trafficking Conference
6:30-8 p.m., John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

Men of Fortune, American Dust, White Zephyr
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Vendor Show
5-8 p.m., Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-1541.

Bethann Gavin (Musical Happy Hour)
4-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Comedian Neil Hamburger
8 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Ages 18 and older. $8. (309) 786-1111.

"I Wanted to Live" (drama), Seton Middle School
6:30 p.m., Culemans Memorial Hall, 1400 16th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 764-5418.

Lars Rehnberg (live lunch)
Noon-1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

How David B. Sears Helped to Create Moline, The City of Mills, Gayle Rein (Port Byron Historical Society)
7 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3440.

Lyle Beaver and Dave (Turkey Trot Dance)
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8. (563) 284-5165.

Free Weatherization Workshop
7 p.m., Sustainable Business Center, 2900 W S. St., Galesburg. Free. (309)-343-1191.

Readers' Theater by Children
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480.

Taco Dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. (309) 755-5622.

Summer Fun for National Family Week
6-7:30 p.m., Friendly House, 1221 N. Myrtle St., Davenport. (563) 323-1821, ext. 28.


















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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