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 Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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