Daily planner, Jan. 2, 2013


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

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.

Thursday

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

"Queen of Hearts" (Independent Movie Night)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Big Book Sale
9 a.m.-8 p.m., Rock Island Library, 3059 30th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Leaking Secrets
5:30 p.m., Performance Physical Therapy, 4557 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free, (563) 332-0585, scheduling@pptqc.com, pptqc.com.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.





















 



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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