Daily planner, Jan. 10, 2013


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Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880.

Better Choices, Better Health
2 -4:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors, Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 386-7477.

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

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

"Artist" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

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

"Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" (film)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 762-9202.

Break the Cycle, Dissident Revolution, The Demographic
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Teen Read Challenge Scavenger Hunt (ages 12 to 18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration (Raise the Roof Thursday)
6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 349-1870.

Birder's Cuba: An Audubon Journey Connecting Avian Communities, Dick Sayles (Quad City Audubon Society)
7 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Free. (309) 799-7192.

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

Drinkin' Spelling Bee (ages 21 and older)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5 spellers; $3 spectators. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

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



















 



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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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