Daily planner, Feb. 6, 2013


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Former professional baseball scout and author Jim Pransky
10-11 a.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 386-7477, casiseniors.org.

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

Jazz Combo Soiree
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

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

Public races
6:30 p.m., Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W., Andalusia. $5. (309) 798-2666, emeyer@skisnowstar.com, skisnowstar.com Registration required.

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

Journey, Pat Benatar, Loverboy
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $39.50, $55, $75, $125 (vip). (309) 764-2000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Jazz combos
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

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

Monarch Butterfly Migration Project Presentations
2:30 p.m., Casa Guanajuato Quad Cities, 525 16th St., Moline. (309) 736-7727, mwoods@casaqc.org, casaqc.org.

Author B.J. Loft
7 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 324-1410, mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org, bettendorflibrary.com.

Ronald Reagan Birthday Party
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Historical Museum, 111 Main St., Tampico. Free. (815) 622-8705, reaganbirthplace@thewisp.net, tampicohistoricalsociety.com/R_Reagan_Birthplace_Museum.html.

Uniform sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Trinity Moline, 500 John Deere Road, Moline. Free. (309) 779-2343, erickssl2@ihs.org, trinityqc.com/Contact-Us/Locations-(1)/Trinity-Moline.aspx.

"Secreto De Sus Ojos" (Hispanic Film Festival)
7 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7670, JeannethVazquez@augustana.edu, augustana.edu.

Let's Make Crepes, Judy Holesinger and Pam VanZuiden
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free. (815) 589-4545, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

Gung Hay Fat Choy (Chinese New Year Celebration for kids)
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480, reference@molinelibrary.org, molinelibrary.com. Registration required.












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1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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