Daily planner, Jan. 18, 2013


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Trent Avery and Buckshot
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

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

Joe and Vicki Price
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Bucktown Revue (Music and comedy, old-fashioned webcast radio program)
7 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $12. (563) 940-0508.

Sarah Allner and The Softache
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Karaoke evening
7-10 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities, 3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $10 donation encouraged. (563) 359-0816, ext. 200.

"Ghost of a Chance" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

Minus Six
9:30 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $6. (309) 793-1999.

FireSale, Two Peace, The Fast Clydes
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

Laugh Hard (Stand-up comedy showcase)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

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

Chili Dinner for United Township High School Interact Club
4:30-7:30 p.m., United Township High School Cafeteria, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. $5. (309) 752-1658, (309) 752-1648.

Laughter Yoga, Pam Berenger (Brown Bag Lunch)
Noon, Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2440.

"Private Eyes" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, The QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward. (563) 650-2396.

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.

Travis LeDoyt (Elvis Presley Tribute)
7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $15; $10 advance. (800) 843-4753.

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days" (film)
1 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Night People
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

Chili Supper for Annawan boys' basketball team
4-6 p.m., Annawan Grade School Gym, 501 W. S. St., Annawan. $4. (309) 935-6623.

Rob Dahms
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free. (309) 787-1117.

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

Pancake dinner for rebuilding in Haiti
4:30-7 p.m., Salvation Army Heritage Temple Corps, 2200 5th Ave., Moline. $5; $2 ages 3 and younger.

All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner
4-7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. $7; free ages 10 and younger. (309) 764-3344.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. (309) 786-1111.

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

Percussion Ensemble
8 p.m., Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

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

Illinois Special Olympics Law Enforcement Polar Plunge information meeting
4-5 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free. (309) 781-5052.

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

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

Fish fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. (309) 787-4149.



















 




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  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.




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