Daily planner, Jan. 27, 2013


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

(Open [Mike) interruption] comedy open-mic night (ages 17 and older)
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Clock tower and eagle watch tours
9-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Lock and Dam 15, Arsenal Island. Free. (309) 794-5338. Reservations recommended.

Auditions for "Death of a Salesman"
2-4 p.m., Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. Free. (309) 944-2244.

Starbucks Coffee Tasting
1-2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991.

Bottle-Cap Art Community Build
1-5 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 344-4178.

Doc Anderson's Back in the (Sun)Day Party
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

"Private Eyes" (comedy)
3 p.m., The QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward. (563) 650-2396.

IceStravaganza (music, family activites)
Noon-6 p.m., 2nd Street between Main Street and Brady Street, Davenport.

Winterfest Food Competition
1-5 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free. (563) 441-7000, bettendorf.isleofcapricasinos.com/index.aspx. Reserve free tickets online.

Picturing Identity Tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

All-you-can-eat breakfast
8-11 a.m., Moose Lodge 990, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $7; $3.50 ages 9 and younger. (309) 944-2025.

Pastors on Parade (music, comedy, poetry)
2-4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Davenport. $10; $25 family. (309) 738-9564.

"Bock-Eye" (drama)
1:30 p.m., Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. $11; $9 seniors, students, faculty and staff. (309) 794-7306.

"Schindler's List" (film)
3 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission ($7; $6 ages 60 and older, military and students; $5 ages 3-12), (563) 324-1933, ext. 242. Advance ticket purchase recommended.

Rod and Custom Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; free ages 6 and younger. (309) 799-7469.

Community Sunday Dinner
12:15 p.m., Riverside United Methodist Church, 712 16th St., Moline. Free. (309) 764-6721.



















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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