Daily planner, March 21, 2013


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Living with Floods (public forum)
5:30 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. Free.

Humanitarian mission to the Jews of Cuba, Allan Ross
10 a.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-793-1300.

Finding Windows of Opportunity (Geneseo Women's Connection Luncheon)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $12; includes lunch. 309-944-1255. Reservations appreciated.

Grossology Week activities
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-324-1933.

Mississippi River stories and songs, Chris Dunn and Roald Tweet (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Malcolm X: Directions for 21st Century Religious Thought and Activism, the Rev. Bryan Massingale
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free.

"Edukators" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

Loops and Laughter Crochet and Knitting Group
6-8 p.m., East Moline Library, 740 16th St. Free. 309-755-9614.

Humanitarian mission to the Jews of Cuba, Allan Ross
6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 309-793-1300.

Bob Zany, Donnie Baker, Keith West, The Zanettes (comedy and magic)
7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 226 17th St., Rock Island. $22. 563-344-7000.

Comedian Etta May
7 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $25; $20 advance (show only). 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Personal Geography: Charting a Course, Maureen Bardusk
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

"No Exit" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday, Studio Theater, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $6. 563-333-6251.

Balloon cars with Bob Windt (ages 8-12)
1:30-3 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4178.

Harper and the Midwest Kind
7-10 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5. 563-355-0655.

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

Kinetic King (Stick Bomb "Detonation")
4 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission. 563- 344-4106.

Books are Fun Fair
7 a.m.-5 p.m., Classrooms 1 and 2, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis. 309-792-4218.

Spiral Dynamics, Michael Grady
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. 309-762-9202.

Jazz Night (The Bebop Group, The Black Hawk College Jazz Combos)
5:30-10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

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

Teen Murder Mystery Party (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Tronicity
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4. 309-793-1999.

"Back to the Future" (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.

Planet Green Classes for Kids
4-5:30p.m., Reusable Usables Creative Arts Center, 322 N Cody, LeClaire. $5 per class. 563- 289-3946.

Selling the War to American Women: Magazine Advertising During World War II, Tawnya Adkins Covert (Women and The Media Brown Bag Lunch)
Noon, Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-796-5465.

Hometown Harvest: Wild Edible Plants
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Chicken Noodle Supper for Reynolds United Methodist Church
4-7 p.m., American Legion Post 1166, 501 N. Main St., Reynolds. $7; $4 kids ages 4-9. 309-372-4457.

Brandon Heath, Mandisa
7 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $19; $30 artist circle; $16 groups of 10 and more. 800-745-3000.

Aldermen's Candidates' Forum
6:30-8 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free.

Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-322-8584.

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.
















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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