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,

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.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.

(More History)