Daily planner, April 18, 2013


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"We Bought a Zoo" (film) lunch potluck
Noon, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440.

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

Hammered Dulcimer, Bob Burns (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

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

Spy Kids Variety Show
7-9 p.m., Kahler Auditorium, Central High School, 1120 Main St., Davenport. $5; $4 ages 11 and younger. 563-441-0265.

"Death of a Salesman" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. 309-944-2244.

Jazz jam with North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

"Seussical" (musical)
7 p.m. today-Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sherrard High School, 4701 176th Ave., Sherrard. $6; $4 children. 309-593-2175.

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

I Love My Library/Poetry in Motion celebration (music, essays, poetry, video)
6-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

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

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (musical)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St., Bettendorf. $10; $7 students and seniors. 563-332-7001.

Open House Celebrating Growing
6-8 p.m., Quad Cities Food Hub, Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Suite 5, Davenport. $15; includes beer sampler and hors d'oeuvres. 563-265-2455.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

Pay Equity: What Do You Make (Of It)?, Ruth Sweetser (lecture and panel discussion)
7-8:30 p.m., room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

"Patchouli"
4:30 p.m., Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

Cosby Sweater, Half Naked
8:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $6. 563-326-1333.

Spring salad luncheon
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Memorial Christian Church, 1624 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $6. 309-757-1300.

Return: A Tribute to The Beatles
6 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $32.50; $27.50 advance (show only). 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Night of Fame and Fortune Variety Show
7 p.m. today and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday, Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. $6; $5 seniors; $4 students. 309-786-7793.

Sound of Art, Abbie Sawyer (Thursdays at the Figge)
5 p.m. cash bar; 6 p.m. tour; 7 p.m. music, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7804.

Hospital Bioethics panel simulation and discussion
7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6088.

Alternative Methods of Financial Exchange open discussion (Independent scholars' evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. 309-762-9202.

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

"How I Became a Pirate" (children's musical)
10 a.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8.50 (show only); $7.50 groups of 12 and more. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

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
















 



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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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