Daily planner, Jan. 9, 2013


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Chicken dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $6. (309) 762-1126, post246@mchsi.com.

Town hall meeting with local state legislators
3-5 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-9276, genesishealth.com/ghi.

American Identity in the Inaugural Address, Dr. Steve Klien
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

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

Arm-wrestling competition
6 p.m. registration; 8 p.m. competition, The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 332-1561, info@Sportrons.com, qcclubhouse.com.

How Europeans honored American Sacrifices in World War I and World War II, Bruce Peterson (Port Byron Historical Society)
7 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3440, rivervalleylibrary.org.

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

Back after Baby
2 p.m., Performance Physical Therapy, 4557 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 332-0585, scheduling@pptqc.com, pptqc.com.

"Biutiful" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7670, JeannethVazquez@augustana.edu, augustana.edu.

Exploring the North Island of New Zealand, Ron and Connie Koehn
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.

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

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

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury in the Church, the Rev. Scott Fluegel
1-3 p.m., Jardine Auditorium, Trinity Rock Island, 2701 17th St. Free. (309) 779-3077, burrouss@ihs.org, trinityqc.com/Contact-Us/Locations-(1)/Trinity-Rock-Island.aspx. Reservations recommended.

"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
7:45 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $34. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.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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