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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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