Daily planner, Feb. 8, 2013


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"Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Wild Oatz
8 p.m.-midnight, Martini's on The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-1631.

Battle of the Bridges Contest
11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1054, ext. 266.

Sweets for Your Sweetheart Raffle and Bake Sale
5 p.m., Sherrard Library, 201 5th Ave. Free. (309) 737-3733.

Happy 4th Birthday to The ARTery (The Brett Walberg Trio)
6-9 p.m., The ARTery And Gallery West, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island.

My Pal Trigger, PermaSmile, The Easy Mark (Battle of the Bands, Round 2)
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. Free. (309) 793-1999.

Charley Hayes
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free. (309) 787-1117.

Manny Lopez Big Band
6 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $12 advance. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. (309) 764-3344.

4H Line Dance and Taco Supper
6-7:30 p.m. tacos; 7:30-8:30 p.m. lessons; 8:30-10 p.m. dance, Community Center, 2701 E. 1st St., Milan. $5 tacos; $5 dance. (309) 756-9978.

Valentine's Day skate
6-8 p.m., River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. $15 per couple (includes skate rental and pizza). (563) 328-7275.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

Mississippi Misfits
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. (309) 786-1111.

David Burgess (Quad City Arts Visiting Artist)
3 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 743-2701.

"Puss In Boots" (Family Movie Night)
6 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance (includes pizza and lemonade). (563) 888-2227.

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

Quad Cities Builders and Remodelers Association Home Show
Noon-8 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $6 advance; $5 ages 60 and older noon-5 p.m. today; free ages 16 and younger. (309) 788-5912.

Evening of short plays by David Ives
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Saturday, Black Box Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Smooth Groove
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. (309) 756-4600.

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

"Triangle" (drama)
7 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $8; $6 students and seniors; buy one get one free Sundays seniors. (563) 285-9631.

"Crimes of The Heart" (comedy), New Ground Theatre
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older, and students. (563) 326-7529.

Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto Show
10 a.m.-9 p.m. today and Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $7; $6 ages 62 and older; $3 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger; free ages 12 and younger Sunday with paying adult. (563) 326-8500.

"Bare: A Pop Opera"
7 p.m., Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 788-543.

Friday Fish Fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. (309) 797-9248.

Mike Cochrane
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Buddy Olson
7-10 p.m., Bleyart's Tap, 2210 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1661.

CASI/Plus 60 Valentine Dance (The RiverCity 6)
7-10:30 p.m., Center For Active Seniors, Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $10; $8 advance. (563) 386-7477.

Dan Hubbard and The Humadors
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Chicago Farmer, Ernie Hendrickson, Jordan Danielsen
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $8 advance. (563) 326-1333.

Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. (309) 787-4149.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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