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 Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.


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