Daily planner, Oct. 6, 2012


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Zumba for the Pitties

1-3 p.m., Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Wellness, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. $10.

Team Carter Fundraiser for Carter Yackley

5 p.m., American Legion Post 724, 509 N. School St., Atkinson. Free-will donation, (309) 269-0787.

Wells4Wellness 5K Run/Walk

8 a.m., Calvary Church, 4700 53rd St., Moline. $25; $22 advance, (309) 764-9296.

Friends' Fall Book Fair

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

Basement sale

8 a.m.-4 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 356 16th Ave., East Moline. (309) 755-1018.

Fall Into Annawan Festival

9 a.m. mini-triathlon; 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. festivities, Howes Park, 400 N. Main St., Annawan. (309) 935-6264.

"Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (drama)

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

NAMIWalk of the Greater Mississippi Valley

8:30 a.m. check-in; 10 a.m. walk, Centennial Park, 315 S. Marquette St., Davenport. (563) 322-8870.

Rummage and bake sale

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

Concertmaster Premiere Masterworks Concert (Quad City Symphony Orchestra)

7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8-$51, (563) 322-7276, adlertheatre.com.

Belgian waffle breakfast

7:30-11 a.m. breakfast; 1-4 p.m. Lacemakers and Shop Open, Center for Belgian Culture, 712 18th Ave., Moline. (309) 762-0167.

Four Choirs Concert (Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Cantilena Augustana, Ascension Singers, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble)

4 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306.

Light the Night Walk for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

5 p.m. festivities; 6:30 p.m. walk, Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. (319) 795-3225, (800) 347-1074.

"Noises Off" (farce)

7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $8 Thursday; $10 Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. (309) 944-2244.

Know Your Rights, Know Yourself (LGBT Educational Forum)

3-6 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free, (309) 292-3516.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk

8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. walk, Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. (309) 794-0601 ext. 3.

Euchre Tournament for Silvis Little League

6 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall, 800 17th St., Silvis. $10, (563) 370-1937.

Publishing 101 - Midwest Writing Center Pen in Hand Mini-Conference

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Ste. 303, Davenport. Various, 563-324-1410.

Great Train Expo

10 a.m.-4 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7, good both days; free ages 11 and younger, (309) 788-5912.

Used book and media sale

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

Octoberfest Dance (John and Kay Retzl)

6-9 p.m., East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 764-9451.

Clown Paradeability Competition

9 a.m., Clarion Hotel Conference Center, 5202 Brady St., Davenport. Free, (563) 391-1230.

Hilltop Campus Village Fall Music Festival (The Tons O' Fun Band, Reason for Now, Art Hoffman)

5-10 p.m., Hilltop Plaza Park, 15th Street and Harrison Street, Davenport. Free, (563) 322-8293.

Founders' Day Celebration (German-Americans)

9:30 a.m., St John's Lutheran Church and Cemetery, 8107 N. 1900th Ave., Geneseo. (563) 322-5489.

Spoon River Valley scenic drive

Fulton County. (309) 647-8980.

MotorMemories Car Display

4:30-6:30 p.m., Centennial Park, 315 S. Marquette St., Davenport. Free.

Classic Car Cruise for Toys for Tots

3 p.m. party; 4:30 p.m. cruise, parking lot by Sears and JCPenney, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 324-1955, (563) 391-5213.

Knox County scenic drive

Knox County. Free.

Team Carter Bowl-a-Thon for Carter Yackley

1-4 p.m., Lee's Lanes, 925 S. Oakwood Ave., Geneseo. $100 team of five, (309) 507-0510.

Mushroom program and walk, Jim Frink

9-11 a.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 788-9536.

Autumn Fest

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nahant Marsh, 4220 S. Wapello Ave., Davenport. Free, (563) 323-5196.

Louder (UNYK Multicultural Dance Troupe)

8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7833.

Pancake breakfast

7:30-11 a.m., Silvis United Methodist Church, 1301 2nd Ave. $6; $3 ages 3-10; free ages 2 and younger, (309) 792-0977.




















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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