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 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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