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, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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