Daily planner, Feb. 7, 2013


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Fran and The Country Gentlemen
8 p.m.-midnight, Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Drive, Moline. Free. (309) 764-6823.

Book Character Crafts
6:30 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free. (563) 285-4794.

Contribution to the Critique of Social Justice In America, Dr. Mike Jerin
1-4 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-3911.

Goose Doctor
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $4. (309) 793-1999.

Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880.

Levi Lowrey, Brooklyn Heuer
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $8 advance. (563) 326-1333.

Better Choices, Better Health
2-4:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 386-7477.

Inside the Music (Quad City Symphony Masterworks Talk)
5:30 p.m., Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 322-7276.

Lojo Russo (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Community Forum on Immigration, Chuck Pratt
1 p.m., Casa Guanajuato Quad Cities, 525 16th St., Moline. (309) 736-7727.

Winter Band Concert
7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. (309) 743-1624.

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

Rozz-Vox open-mic night
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Black Hawk College Jazz Combos
6-8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

"Herisson" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture Curator Lecture, Rima Girnius
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Receptions for young artists at The Figge, Moline School District No. 40
6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Big Book Sale
9 a.m.-8 p.m., Rock Island Library, 3059 30th St. (309) 732-7323.

Lion in Winter: Evergreen Poems and Poets
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. (309) 762-9202.

"Ghostbusters" (Theater Throwback)
6 p.m. and 8:30 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.

Vagina Monologues
7 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. $9; $6 students in advance. (309) 794-7306.

"Bridges of Madison County" (film)
7 p.m., North Tower lobby, Isle Casino Convention Center, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free. (800) 843-4753.

"Hospitalite" (Independent Movie Night)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.





















 



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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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