Daily planner, Jan. 3, 2013


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"Queen of Hearts" (independent movie night)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

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

Rozz-Vox open-mic night
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

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

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

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

Friday

Twelfth Night Dance, Dancers' Delight (Illowa Community folk dance)

7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted. (309) 788-8986, (309) 788-5143.

Reception for the Eric Thomas Wolever Exhibit
5-7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $9 couple; $8 couple members. (563) 445-6625.

Lost Country Dancers' Dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 764-9357.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance. (309) 786-1111.

Crossroads
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Fargo Dance & Sports Bar, 4204 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. (309) 764-7424.

Night of Illusions (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Night Light
8-11 p.m., Rustic Ridge Golf Course, 1151 E. Iowa St., Eldridge. Free. (563) 285-8119.

Adam Beck
6-10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000.

Funktastic 5
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

Nervous Rex
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

Country-Western Dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. (309) 269-4235.

Esme (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Double D and The Sensations
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. (309) 756-4600.

Friday Fish Fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. (309) 797-9248.

Curtis Hawkins Band
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.


















 




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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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