Daily planner, Jan. 24, 2013


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Prenzie Players Drink-Through of "The Comedy of Errors" for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
6:30-9 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. $5 suggested donation. (563) 324-1410, mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org, midwestwritingcenter.org.

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, popqc.org.

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

Manos: The Hands of Fate (Best of RiffTrax Live) (Film with comedy commentary)
7:30 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $12.50. (563) 441-0242, ravemotionpictures.com.

Rock Island Township Candidates' Forum
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

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, info@Sportrons.com, qcclubhouse.com.

Nutrition for Seniors, Marie Ludgate (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175, info@bettendorflibrary.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

"Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves" and "The White Goddess," Michael Rosenthal
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave., Moline. Indepdent Scholar's Evening. Free. (309) 762-9202, themolinecommercialclub.com.

Randy Leasman (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

"Femmes Du 6eme Etage" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

"Yellow Boat" (Drama)
7 p.m. today-Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. $8; $6 students. (309) 743-8833, mhs.molineschools.org.

Tim Stop
8:30 p.m., The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. Free. (309) 281-1008, facebook.com/pages/The-Docs-Inn/255772544485773.

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

Jazz Jam with The North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

















 




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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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