Daily planner, Oct. 5, 2012

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"King Corn" (documentary)

6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities, 3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Free. (309) 786-6944.

Giving Tree Band, The Kris Lager Band

9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. (563) 326-1333.

Rummage and bake sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2431 1st St., Coal Valley. (309) 799-3511.

Friends' Fall Book Fair

5-7:30 p.m. today (members only); 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. (563) 344-4175.

Rummage and bake sale

9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4107 21st Ave., Moline. (309) 764-9720.

Paper Thick Walls, Mutts, The Post Mortems, Dynoride

8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

"Beauty Queen of Leenane" (comedy), New Ground Theatre

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

"Home In Space -- When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" (documentary)

1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. film, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

"Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (drama)

7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $11; $9 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $7 non-ambrose students; $6 groups; free ambrose students with ID. (563) 333-6251.

"Death by Chocolate" Dessert Theater (QCTheatre)

7 p.m., Downtown Central Perk, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport. $8 (show only); $15 (with dessert); $24 (with dinner). (563) 324-9560.

Fire in the Belly (Illowa Community Folk Dance)

7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted. (309) 788-8986, (309) 788-5143.

Lost Country Dancers' Dance

7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 764-9357.

Keith Soko (Live Lunch)

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

Andy Grammer

8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $10; free students and staff with ID. (309) 794-7306.

Clown skit competition

7 p.m., Cornet Room, Clarion Hotel Conference Center, 5202 Brady St., Davenport. Free. (563) 391-1230.

Fright Night

4-7 p.m., Downtown, East Moline. Free. (309) 236-4751.

Gospel Choir

8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy and Gamblers

6-10 p.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois 84 N., Cordova. (309) 654-2110.

Fish fry

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

Used book and media sale

4-7 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-Noon Saturday, Colona United Methodist Church, 1709 Cleveland Road, Colona. by donation. (309) 792-1661.

Benefit for Debbie Marti-Riley

5-9 p.m., Eagles' Club, 4401 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (309) 912-3613.

"Avenue Q" (musical)

8 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

Eric Church, Justin Moore, Kip Moore

7:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $37.50, $42.50, $47.50. (800) 745-3000.

Drive 4 UR School Benefit for Sherrard High School Boosters

3:30-7:30 p.m., Sherrard High School, 4701 176th Ave., Sherrard. Free. (309) 235-1111.

"Noises Off" (farce)

7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Dive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo.; $10 today-Sunday. (309) 944-2244.


Local events heading

  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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