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, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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