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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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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