Daily planner, Jan. 16, 2013


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Tommy Knowles (student recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

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

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

Evening with Julian Lage
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $15; $12 advance. (563) 326-1333.

Dance (John and Kay Retzl)
12:30-2:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. $2. (309) 797-0789.

Arm-wrestling competition
6 p.m. registration; 8 p.m. competition, The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. $10 entry fee; free spectators. (563) 332-1561.

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

Spirit of Hope Coffee
8:45-10:30 a.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3801 7th St., East Moline. $6. (309) 236-0701, (309) 787-2339.

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

Exploring The South Island of New Zealand, Ron and Connie Koehn
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.

Winter sunset hike
4-5 p.m., Nahant Marsh, 4220 S. Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5. (563) 323-5196. Registration encouraged.

Football, Bob Reade
7 p.m., Western District Library, 1111 4th St., Orion. Free. (309) 526-8375.

Macho Miners in an Underground Heaven and an Above-Ground Hell, Brian Leech (Tea Hour Series)
4-5 p.m., Carlsson Evald Hall, Augustana College, 3601 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7240.

















 




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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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