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 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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