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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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