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.

















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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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