Daily planner, Jan. 1, 2013


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Barefoot Becky and The Ivanhoe Dutchmen
Noon-6 p.m. food available; 2-6 p.m. dance, Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $10. (563) 284-5165.

Jordan Danielsen
10 p.m.-2 a.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000, davenport.isleofcapricasinos.com.

New Year's Day champagne breakfast
9 a.m.-noon, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. $7. (309) 764-4687.

Relay for Life of Rock Island County
6 p.m., Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. (309) 794-0601, stacey.dutton@cancer.org, bhc.edu.

First-in float (Saukenuk Paddlers Canoe and Kayak Club)
1 p.m., Marquette Street Boat Ramp, Davenport. rivers-end.org/saukenuk.

Hangover Fest XII
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Ill. Rte. 84 N., Cordova. $12; $3 children. (309) 654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

Lunchtime Meditation
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 W. 3rd Street (entrance on Scott Street), Davenport. Free. (563) 322-1600, info@meditateiniowa.org, meditateiniowa.org/lunchtime-meditation.

Wednesday

Cultural Exchange to Ireland with Fulton volunteers, Heidi Kolk, Betty Wiebenga, Judy Holesinger, Pam Van Zuiden
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

Ken Paulsen Quartet featuring Darlene
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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