Daily planner, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


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"You Can't Take it with You" (Red Carpet Re-view, Academy Award-Nominated Film)
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Voice faculty recital
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

"Wizard of Oz" (Classic Film Series)
1 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members. (563) 324-1933.

"China Today -- Expectations and Surprises," Martha Bonte
3 p.m. and 7 p.m., DeWitt Operahouse, 712 6th Ave., DeWitt. $4 suggested donation. (563) 659-8213.

Open jam session
8 p.m., Brady Street Pub, 217 Brady St., Davenport. Free. (563) 323-1700.

"Garden Coast of South Africa and the South of France" travelogue, Milton Hansen
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2440.

North Scott Jazz Choir
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. (563) 326-1333.

"Inheritors" (drama)
7:30 p.m., Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

National Puzzle Day
9 a.m.-9 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480.

Wednesday

Robert Elfline (faculty recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Curtis Hawkins Band
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

"Rent" (musical)
8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $10-31. (309) 235-1654.

Luther College Symphony Orchestra
7:30 p.m., North High School, 626 W. 53rd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 388-9880.

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

"One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day" (documentary)
7:30 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $15. (563) 441-0242.

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.

Restring event for acoustic and electric six-string guitars (for River Bend Foodbank)
10 a.m.-8 p.m., West Music, 4305 44th Ave., Moline. four canned goods or nonperishable food items or $5. (319) 351-2000.

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

"Ventana" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7670.

Panel of antiquers answers questions about your old stuff
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. event; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. optional lunch, Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545.

Re-Employment Workshop
9 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2440, reference@molinelibrary.org, molinelibrary.com.

















 



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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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