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, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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